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“Not worth the drive”
Review of Chiang Mai Cottage

Chiang Mai Cottage
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed December 29, 2012

We first we to Chiangmai a few years ago not long after it opened and were very disappointed. The meals we ordered back then all tasted very sweet and not at all home made and we hadn't wanted to go back again after that experience. However, after reading the reviews on tripadvisor and as it is local, we decided to give it another try.
The welcome was warm and friendly, the general atmosphere in the restaurant was cosy and the staff were all attentive, but, not overbearing. We ordered the shredded duck starter, which was nice enough, although there was a lot of shredded salad with quite a small amount of duck. For mains we had a Red Thai lamb curry which had good flavour, but, again you had to search for the lamb. A chicken dish with chilli, which was o.k. and some stir fried green vegetables in soya sauce which was really salty, the veg were rock hard and so heavily laced with garlic that we put ourselves in quarantine for the next day! We were offered complimentary drinks before we left and were given a soap carved by the chef, both nice touches, but, perhaps the chef's time would be better spent on tasting and refining the food he/she serves. I don't think that we will be rushing back again to this restaurant.

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Reviewed December 8, 2012

We had our year end party and after reading the amazing reviews was really impressed when i visited for the 1st time.
The deep fried bass was spicy ...
There was a fat lady who got annoyed with our crowd so we insulted her and she left.. Wow what an atmosphere

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Reviewed November 27, 2012

Visited this restaurant as it was highly recommended on Tripadvisor. We certainly weren't disappointed. We had a Set Menu B for three and there was just the right amount of delicious food. All the staff were extremely kind and efficient. I would definitely go back for more!

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Thank Susan5454
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

iv been here once with my partner and it was lovely, we had a beautiful meal, and it was good value. would definitely recommend, and we will be coming back.

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Thank lauren f
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

We have visited this little gem many times and each time it gets better. Service 1st class and food outstanding. The set price menu on a Sunday is outstanding value. I was going to be selfish and not leave a review as worried that we might not be able to get a table next time.

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