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“Over priced and average food” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Old Siam

The Old Siam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Over priced and average food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

Went as place has been hyped for it's amazing food, well it isn't, processed chicken used in meals, sums it up. Also you are crammed in to the point of touching elbows with the neighboring table.Won't be returning

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Harry R
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JohnYorkYork, General Manager at The Old Siam, responded to this review, February 11, 2013
Whilst we are very sorry that the reviewer did not enjoy thier trip to The Old Siam, we do feel that we must point out that no processed chicken or in fact any processed meats are used in the preperation of our meals, In fact great care is taken to enure that all of our ingredients are of the highest quality and where possible locally sourced.
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Weekend in Newcastle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

The food came very fast and tasted very nice, the waitress was very helpfull, no food was left on our plates apart from the garnish.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank DANIEL G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good authentic experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

Very good choice for people would like a introduction to Thai food. Friendly helpful staff along with a good venue.

Visited December 2012
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Thank 1n1is3
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1,559 reviews
1,193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 808 helpful votes
“Adapted Geordie Food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

Some of The Old Siam reviewers on here must have at best sampled Thai food passing through Bangkok airport because the food here is very average. Tempura batter thick and greasy, sugary Green curry, awful coconut rice. The food is not authentic but adapted. The service is average and unusually dour. Please don't have the Thai wine, we sampled it yeeeeeyak!

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank thefooddood
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“heaven in your mouth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

OH MY GOODNESS!
Was really sceptical about going at first but by far the best Thai food Ive ever had - and possibly one of the best resturants Ive ever been too. Service was 120%, the waiters catered to our every need and the food was just amazing. So tasty and scrumptios- have been back 3 times since my first trip!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank kirstenelizabeth3
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