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“A complete disappointment”
Review of Kwan Thai - CLOSED

Kwan Thai
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 22, 2012

In the area so looked this up on tripadvisor and we were really looking forward to our meal experience. We ordered a set meal for four at £16.95 each. The starters of prawn toast and chicken in red wine were not bad but then the mains came what a disappointment. The thai red chicken curry was all bean shoots not much chicken the weeping tiger was no steak I've ever tasted the duck in soya was miniscule and tough as old boots the prawns with asparagus was the best of a bad bunch and the others liked the noodles they all came in small bowls which for four people was ridiculous as was the rice bowl we asked for more and were charged £1.95 extra. They were all salty too. Would not recommend or go again. Carpark a short walk away.

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1  Thank BACNYorks
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

yet another excellent meal regular user of this restaurant never lets you down on quality eat there mostly saturday nights anne always tries to fit you in and makes feel at home

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Thank taratheboat
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Reviewed July 28, 2012

Im a frequent visitor to this restaurant and it Is always so amazing, the food is out of this world and I have just about tried every dish, my favourites being chicken in red wine sauce and weeping tiger, the staff cannot do enough for you, top marks love this place!!

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Thank fabalistic
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

We have been regular visitors to Thai restaurants for decades and know a number of good places in Norfolk. We visited the Kwan Thai on Saturday night for the first time in several years (despite it being quite nearby) and we were absolutely shocked to be so disappointed with the food.
The starters (Kwan Thai Recommend) were fine - nice but totally standard. But the main courses (on two of the set menus, as there were six of us) were just awful, with the exception of Weeping Tiger. In particular, the Massaman curry was insipid and flavourless and the Beef Penang (a dish my wife has eaten at dozens of Thai restuarants and ordered in addition to the set meals I and J) bore no relation whatsoever to any Beef Penang we have previously - being basically a couple of uncut slabs of meat with a flavourless, homogenous sauce dumped over the top. No sign of any herbs. No flavour. Absolutely NOTHING like anything we have seen or tasted before, either in the UK or in Thailand.

The prawn dishes were utterly non-descript.

The whole meal was vastly too salty. The Phad Thai was again completely lacking in freshness or life, being highly-coloured and little else. And two small bowls of rice between six was inadequate.

The place was extremely busy - perhaps they had run out of some of the key ingredients? But there was no excuse for serving up rubbish like that without explanation or apology. Massively disappointing and overwhelmingly unimpressive.

We used to use the Thai restuarant in Felixstowe regularly, until it closed a couple of years ago....and it was light years ahead of the Woodbridge Kwan Thai.

I'm very sad indeed to have to write such a negative review on a local business - but frankly it was dreadful. The waitress, though, was nice and polite....but its a huge shame she didn't have better stuff to serve.

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Thank EE_on_the_road
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

The meal and service was 1st class as always.This Thai Restuarant and the one they have in Woodbridge in our opinion are the very best in Suffolk

Thank JANICE F
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