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“Fresh & yummy Thai food with excellent hosts”

Boulevard Bookshop and Thai Cafe
Ranked #24 of 388 Restaurants in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed April 5, 2013

This is our first port of call if we're heading out for dinner, and we always tell people to visit it if they're in the area. A small but perfectly formed menu, cooked to order by Jun the chef. A really homely atmosphere where you sit among the eclectic range of second-hand books while glugging down your bring-your-own booze. We never leave disappointed and always stuff our faces with high-quality, freshly cooked Thai food. Love it.

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Thank Fanwa
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

I visited this place on Friday for the first time and was blown away with its quirky little nooks and crannies. A simply awesome concept for a restaurant with the most delightful couple running the place. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was unique and the smell of old books just tops it off nicely. Ill definitely be back and ill be recommending it for years to come.

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2  Thank vix0212
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is one of our favourite resturants in Sussex. The food is Thai, but not the sort you normally get, what I would call 'home made', June the Chef/partner will make any changes to the dish you want and really cannot do enough for you, her husband (Graham) is front of house and has an interesting sense of humour, he also makes the puddings. Don't forget to take your own wine(corkage charge).
And whilst waiting for your meal you can browse the books


The best thai food that you can get.

A really good night out

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Thank C A
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is heaven - great Thai food in a bookshop. The owners are delightful, fthe fellow diners were perfect company and the food is probably the best Thai I have had outside of Thailand. Love being able to BYO for a small fee and went home with some great new reads. I just wish it was closer to home for a weekly visit. The homemade desserts are fab too....

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1  Thank Nicola W
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

I cannot recommend this place enough. Everything is cooked to order, and the chef will ask you for any preferences and is happy to accommodate them. However a warning; if you say that you like thai food to be spicy it will be very hot! They sell a selection of soft drinks, though you are invited to bring your own wine and beer, for which there is a corkage charge.

Being in a second hand bookshop, the setting is unusual and charming. Booking strongly advised, even in the week.

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Thank kingofstleonards
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