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Phad Thai

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18 Long Street, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
+27 21 418 3011
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Kruger National Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped while picking up a rental car in downtown Cape Town. Needed fast, inexpensive nourishment, and that's what I got. Chicken curry hit the spot.

Thank Brian J
Koh Tao, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

Sushi is mediocre, Food is below average. Would just go somewhere else really. Not recommendable! Plus the neighbourhood is not the ''best''...

Thank Joyjelisa
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212 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

We ate here one night during our 4 day stay in Cape Town. The restaurant looks a bit shabby from the outside but was ok inside. We had spring rolls for starter, followed by Chicken Green curry with Jasmin rice. We washed the food down with a couple of bottles of Castle beer. The meal was ok but nothing special.... More 

Thank Rojo447
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

This place has specials for sushi and serves great duck dishes. The prices are also quite reasonable (actually cheap) and I was impressed with the service. Perfect place to eat when eating alone and in a hurry. Not a fancy restaurant like some of the restaurants on long street but I would call it excellent for the class it is... More 

Thank Deepak P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

My husband and I decided to try them out last week and didn't enjoy it. We ordered the chilli prawn noodles and chicken green curry. The noodles were sort of elastic and chewy and the rice that we ordered with the green curry was hard and sticky.

Thank kramdayal
Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Few years ago we went to Thailand and had an awesome seafood noodle. To have the taste again we visited Phad Thai. We had salad and seafood noodle. It was horrible. It tastes like raw fish.

Thank Mohamed S
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We came here through reviews and when we arrived we got choked! But when we had our food we agreed with what we read. Staff were amazingly friendly, food vary. The sushi was good , soup was tasty but not the usual taste. Curries were the best. Noodles also were ok.

Thank Khloud G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We've been there twice, as the food is very good, well priced, and the staff is very friendly. Thanks guys ! I recommend Green Curry and Thai fried rice.

Thank jojo b
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016

Certainly would only recommend take out from Phad Thai as the restaurant decor leaves a lot to be desired. The food is surprisingly good and the portions larger than the standard Thai food portion one is accustomed to. We ordered Thai green chicken curry and Thai red duck curry with noodles which was ready really quickly, which suited us perfectly... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

Well-priced budget sushi that's in the center of town, but they can be heavy on the sauce (mayo & sweet chili...) , so order something without sauce or ask for it on the side. The decor isn't great, so get take outs or sit outside

Thank LisaHuang_FC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Long Street, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 3011
New about a week ago. We happened upon it while walking. Very clean; well decorated; delicious food. Good selection. I had their curry of the day special that was delicious. Serve beer and wine with nice full glasses. 4 star recommended.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?