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“A surprise in the red light district” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kooning van Siam

Kooning van Siam
Ranked #1,792 of 3,328 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A surprise in the red light district”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled across this Thai whilst in the red light district. Nothing to say but praise. We both had green Thai curry- one Tofu, the other chicken.

The flavours were absolutely delicious. Chicken was mainly thigh meat so beware of that's not your want. More rice than you could possibly eat and a delicious bottle of Burgandy coming in under €60 for 2.

As a heathen my boyfriend was disappointed there were no prawn crackers . However top tip from him... Always wash your hands after eating hot chilli (ow!)

Would go back... Definitely

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New Haven, Connecticut
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Awesome food, suspect service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

#1, the food was great! This place goes down as one of the best Thai Restuarants that I've ever eaten at. #2, the location. On Oudezijds Voorburgwal your right in the mix of any and everything. #3, not crazy about the service. The waiter that we had was extremely indifferent towards us with rubbed me the wrong way. Outside of that, I had no other complaints.

I would advise anyone in town in the mood for Thai to stop through and grab a bite. Hopefully, you receive better service that we did.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Texas
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great fresh Thai food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Quaint little white tablecloth place. Food was very fresh and delicious with large portions and ok service. Mint tea was awesome on a cool evening.

Visited April 2014
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Moscow, Russia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best Thai food ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We were lucky to accidently walk into this restaurant as we got hungry. I must say this must have been the best meal my husband and I ever had anywhere. Very authentic! You can see your meal being prepared and how clean the kitchen is. The only thing that was not great was the wine, but we did not go for the expensive one. Strongly recomment the 28euro seafood main with fish, calamary, shrimp and crad baked together - extremely delicious and quite a large portion, as all their mains, enough for two paople.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Paris, France
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“ok ok ok”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

all are reasonable Staff very friendly and helpful. Wine pairings very good. Not sure I would have chosen veal cheek, but it was very tasty. After dinner, the chef showed how the dish was prepared. Very open kitchen. Nice experience.

Visited nov 2013

Visited November 2013
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