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“One of our favourites but not as good this time”
Review of Papaya Tree

Papaya Tree
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Northumberland, UK
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“One of our favourites but not as good this time”
Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

We eat here every time we come over, and the food has always been fabulous. The set menu is great value at 4 courses for €15. The lady who seems to run the place is one of the best front of house people I have come across. There is a but, as this time the food didnt seem to be up the the usual standard. The Thai curry didn't have the layers of flavour it usually does, and a similar thing could be said for the other mains. They were rather average. I don't know if they are so busy it's getting a little bit of a production line. The starters and desserts were as good as ever.

  • Visited April 2013
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Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent..... Mmmmm”
Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

We visit Everytime we come over.. Cannot fault the service, food or price. Always busy, try and book or just sit in pub next door and have a cocktail, they'll come ane get you when you're table is ready.

  • Visited April 2013
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Getxo, Spain
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“No better Thai”
Reviewed April 3, 2013

Wonderful food great staff and keeps getting better even after 8 years open a really well run restaurant. Keep doing what you are doing.

  • Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Domfood
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Ciudad Quesada, Spain
Level 6 Contributor
81 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Unequalled”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

A brilliant restaurant offering authentic Thai and Chinese cuisine. Charming and courteous staff, super fresh food and a beautiful ambience with relaxing well chosen background music.
This restaurant is always busy and that is testament to just how good it is. A must.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank CKspain
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N.Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Fantastic food & welcoming staff”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Eat in the Papaya Tree every time we are in Spain, it is the best Thai restaurant! Perplexed as to why it's under Oihuela town cause it's in the Playa Flamenca area close to the new Zenia Boulevard shopping centre. Nothing is a problem & the staff are terrific most customers are regulars & every night of the week it is busy. That says something in today's climate. They do a 4 course menu for €15 which is terrific value. Try the garlic & chicken coriander or their Thai red curry you have nothing to loose.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank NIrelandMags
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