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121 High Street, Margate CT9 1JT, England
+44 1843 491423
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (108 reviews)
“dim sum” (9 reviews)
“tofu” (25 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Asian, Thai, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 High Street, Margate CT9 1JT, England
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

It’s a shame, this used to be amazing and very high quality but the last few times I’ve visited three ingredients haven’t been very nice at all especially the chicken, not very good quality at all, they must be using the cheapest chickens they can...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 339foodboss
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The food is cooked fresh to order, which enables them to cater for specific request. Vegan! no problem, Vegetarian, happy days, extra hot! happy to help. friendly place with a good atmosphere and the best food. bring your own booze as well. ive enjoyed several...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank BradMiaLola
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Thailand for many years, I was pleasantly surprised by this cute little Thai place. The fact that the chef speaks Thai was a GREAT sign and we weren’t let down by the food. I had a spicy Thai green curry (she made...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Heidi S
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Went when it first opened and was amazing, went recently and it was freezing cold in the place, the portions were a lot smaller and the prices were higher ...overpriced and underfed 😢More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Debi G
terry s, Owner at Yama's, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi Debbie, Sorry to hear of your bad experience at Yama.(very rare as you will see from reviews if you weren't happy you should have said something) Great to hear you came 8 years ago when we first opened. I think freezing!!! cold near the...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Very rarely do I find somewhere where wonderful food is cooked in front of you whilst the chef talks to you!! It is a gem of a place and everyone needs to go here!!! Come on folks of Eastern Kent pack this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nigel A
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

wow took my lads from work for a meal and it was stunning , eaten thai in thailand and this is very athentic great staff fantastic chef will be going back soon .

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ben w
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place thru trip advisor- went this afternoon for my son’s birthday - amazing food better than one could ever imagine - all cooked in front of you - quirky but well worth the trip. Pad Thai & Green Thai curry were exceptional!!...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BevHinckes
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely authentic food. Everything tasted very fresh and they had a great veggie and vegan selection for the non carnivorous. Friendly, quick service and reasonable prices. Take your own booze!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Four of us went here. When ordering my husband asked for tofu with his food - the owner asked whether he was vegetarian or vegan - he is vegan, the owner then assured my husband that they use a separate wok for vegan dishes. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank suziew849
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Really good food do have to wait a bit and it is a bit unorganised. The food is worth the wait. And you take your own drink which is good.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Paul T
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August 22, 2017|
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Response from AlexGale | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely. It is usually very busy and it's a small place. I would say the earlier the better for lunch as one table's meal is cooked at a time. There is one cook who works in a small space so she is only able to cook... More
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February 8, 2017|
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Response from terry s | Property representative |
sorry but its a no we tried didn't work please come and see us fresh Thai food cooked to orderxxx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 High Street, Margate CT9 1JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 491423
  • E-mail
Thai English Eaterie open from 10am until 2.30pm then 5pm until 10pm last orders 9.30ish Tuesday until Saturday. Breakfasts served all day, like the T.J. Special( Egg, Smoked Danish Bacon, Cumberland Sausage, Beans, Tomatoes, Hash Brown, Mushrooms and Hot Toast with real Butter!!!! All for £4.95) As is our authentic home cooked Thai food cooked by Noi our Fantastic Thai Housewife/Cook who creates absolutely fantastic food, spiced to your taste. Come and sample our mouth watering Thai curries or Noi's now famous Yummy Yama (Mango Curry) Children's meals also available at £3.50 Kids Breakfast, Real Chicken Nuggets or Fish Fingers all served with Chips and Beans or Mash and Veg plus a fruit juice, we now do any Thai meal half portion for children.We look forward to meeting you soon Sawadee Krap Keep a look out we are opening Sundays soon
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