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104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Tara as two couples on a Saturday evening. Decor Some reviews have criticised the decor. I found it quite charming. Panelled wood and glazed tables. Toilets were fine. So perhaps things have been improved since some reviews. Food Loved it. Steamed dumplings to start and a chicken dish as main. My friends had a mixture of... More 

Thank Oedi
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to the place, the food was as I had remembered, very good! Great choice , the service was a little slow, we got our food, before the drinks.... Sadly the tables and decoration are getting a little grubby, it could do with a bit of TLC....

Thank BellaBellaEssex
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good and fresh and the staff are friendly. The premises though could do with a deep clean and freshen up. One waiter who was nice and attentive had a dirty shirt and it was very off putting. I used the toilets and they were clean but the carpets in the stairwell leading to them were grubby. Certainly... More 

Thank Mara A
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times; however our last visit was very poor. Only good good was the starters which was nice. In the past really enjoyed good very tasty. It has gone down good was very bland had no taste. To top it off when we went to pay at the end they decided to inform us that they were... More 

Thank littlebelll
Essex, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and two friends visited the Tara Thai on a Tuesday evening. Warm welcome, seated to our table. For starter we had the duck pancake rolls, satay chicken and cocunut prawns! Highly recommend all three starters!! Sticky rice is exactly what it describes.. Very sticky! Nice flavours! Great decor and very friendly young waiter! Will definitely be returning!

Thank Tay_1693
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great local restaurant. Really lovely decor - you could definitely go here for a special occasion. The food was excellent. Good flavours and spice, very fragrant. Good service too. I'll be returning

Thank CRKSE4
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservation for a dinning room due to the size of our group and on getting there, we were shown a long sitting area as the room that we reserved...the service was ridiculously slow and we waited for our meals for 1.30 minutes even though we had pre-ordered them 2 days before. Only appreciated the effort that our assigned... More 

Thank Ola K
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We wanted a quick meal before seeing a show at the nearby Theatre. The staff were friendly. The menu offers a lot of choice. The duck spring rolls were excellent, as was the Yellow Beef curry. The meal arrived promptly and was very much enjoyed. A 10% service charge was added which we were happy to pay. We will definately... More 

Thank Lynn1138966
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 713 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Large established restaurant in Hamlet Cort Road (Westcliff's High Street) with adequate on street parking usually outside or near. Very clean and light with calm atmosphere. Really pleasant service and a very broad menu. Something for every taste from calm to fiery. Fish dishes exceptional. Will definitely go again. Surprisingly inexpensive compared to other Thai's or Chinese restaurants. Recommended.

3 Thank David L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Great fresh tasty food, resonable prices and well freindly and nice staff. I would defeniatly be back lovely place

1 Thank Lucy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01702391171

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