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“Evening at Shemera”

A Taste of Thailand Restaurant at Shemara Guest House
Ranked #2 of 155 Restaurants in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 30, 2014

My husband and I went to Keswick for a couple of nights and beforehand had highlighted Shemera as a possible place to eat on the Friday evening. We luckily managed to book a table and we were not disappointed! The atmosphere is friendly and service is attentive, but not overbearing. You take your own wine/beer and just pay a corkage, so you can choose your favourite wine to take with you and it doesn't cost a fortune as in other restaurants. The menu choices are fabulous and we could have chosen at least 4 starters and mains each! The food is superb - so tasty and fresh and served with attention to detail. It isn't what you would call a plush fancy restaurant but you feel as if you are having a 'comfy meal' in a friends home. Make sure you book as they only serve 6pm-8pm but it is well worth making an effort to go.

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Thank Tracy W
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richatki, Owner at A Taste of Thailand Restaurant at Shemara Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2014

Thank you very much for your very kind words in your review, we are delighted you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed June 27, 2014

Went to Shemara for a birthday dinner, fab Thai food...the real deal! This is a family run Guest House with Thai restaurant and you can be sure of attentive service from Richard, Fon,& Nancy with help from Jasmine!. Lovely food and atmosphere. It is very popular and you do have to book and take your own wine/beer...even if you can't get in first time keep trying as it's well worth it!!

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Thank Shushanna2014
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richatki, Owner at A Taste of Thailand Restaurant at Shemara Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2014

Thank you for your wonderful review we are very pleased you enjoyed your birthday celebration with us and hope to welcome you back in the future.

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Reviewed June 27, 2014

Booked in with our friends after hearing the rave reviews , we were not disappointed it was a absolutely wonderful experience the food was to die for ! . Richard was a very at tentative host ably supported by Nancy and as for fon she is a master of her art and every dish was presented beautifully . Will be taking more friends to experience the food .

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Thank Stephen B
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richatki, Owner at A Taste of Thailand Restaurant at Shemara Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2014

Thank you for your review, we are all very pleased you enjoyed your evening and your food and look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed June 25, 2014

A family celebration at Taste of Thai at Shemara was thoroughly enjoyed by our whole party. Wonderful authentic Thai food and warm, friendly service by Richard, Fon and Nancy made for a really great evening. Thank you!

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richatki, Owner at A Taste of Thailand Restaurant at Shemara Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2014

Thank you for your visit and for your wonderful review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your evening and hope to welcome you back some time.

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Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is probably one of the nicest Thai meals I have had. The small restaurant is located in a guest house in the centre of Keswick. The owners are very friendly and it was good that you bring your own alcohol. The food was delicious, home made and delightful. I asked for my soup and curry to be made hot and spicy and I was not disappointed. I could not fault the food or the service and would definitely return again if in Keswick. Just make sure you book as the restaurant is small.

Thank Richard H
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richatki, Owner at A Taste of Thailand Restaurant at Shemara Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2014

Thank you for your custom and your kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your evening, Fon is delighted when people request the food to be hot and spicy as that is how she likes to cook it, hope to see you again in the future

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