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“Great authentic Thai food”

Padbok Thai Restaurant
Ranked #179 of 753 Restaurants in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Telephone +27-12-346-3308
Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Had a delicious meal! Be warned, medium hot is really quite hot! :) the place is clean and they waiters and staff are so friendly. Big bonus, they have a dimsum menu - but only available at lunch.

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Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend the thai dishes. Authentic Great tasting food and good service overall. Will return.

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Reviewed April 10, 2014

Authentic Thai food, the owners are Thai and they are the ones cooking in the open kitchen. I have travelled Thailand extensively and love the food.

Padbok offers good, well-priced Thai food. The classics - pad thai and green curry are done very well. Their thai fish cake starter is delicious as is the glass noodle salad with prawns.

We have been on the last 2 Sundays at lunchtime for their dim sum special. Whilst it will never reach the lofty heights of Din Tai Fung's dumplings (sadly no branch in SA, you have to go to Aus, Sydney, Singapore or Thailand, Taiwan), what they offer is very tasty. The Sunday lunch menu is again very reasonably priced. As is their wine list.

We have also had dinner. My friend's whole kingklip was a decent size and was very reasonably priced.

If you don't like your food too spicy, then ask for mild. Their chilli strength closely matches authentic Thai food.

I have tried the other Thai restaurants in Pretoria and this is by far the best. The only thing that lets it down is the lack of atmosphere, the decor is a little bland and it feels a bit ''empty'' even when there are 8-10 table occupied.

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2  Thank Sun2009_Sun_2010
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

One has to travel far to top Padbok on it's Thai food and sushi.
I have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions and can truly say that each one has been absolutely fantastic.
Definitely the best and freshest Sushi in Gauteng.
If you have not yet dined here you are missing out in a huge way.

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2  Thank 461raymond
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

After reading all the rave reviews online about the sushi at Padbok Thai, I decided to give it a try.

I ordered a Nagasaki Platter (A combination of sushi rolls and fashion sandwich: 2 pieces of tuna and avocado roll, 2 pieces of salmon and avocado roll, 4 pieces of tuna sandwiches and 4 pieces of salmon fashion sandwich) telephonically for takeaway and collected it. Much to my delight, by the time I arrived the order was ready.

Instead of the above, I got sushi all with salmon (that tasted bland) and lots of rice, absolutely no tuna - 4 pieces of salmon and avocado roll and 8 pieces of salmon fashion sandwich (with mayo - not specified on their menu).

Although the venue looks lovely, I would not go back there

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