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Pad Thai Restaurant & Karaoke Bar

) #1,105 of 1,899 Restaurants in Birmingham $$ - $$$ Asian, Thai
86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB, England
+44 121 666 6669
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (6 reviews)
“hen party” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB, England
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arranged a hen night at Pad Thai for 23 people. The staff were very welcoming and attentive. The food was superb. The staff regularly asked if everything was ok. Which it was. There was music playing from out karaoke machine in the background as...More

Thank tomtom186402
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Was rubbish. Drinks were terrible, service was terrible. Food was ok, but nowhere near enough. Came here on recommendation, will not be returning! Manager gave excuse of too many or us, there were only 5 of us!

1  Thank Andy T
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I went here with a group of friends who has been here before the staff are very attentive the place was relatively empty except when a group of young men who were the worse for drink slightly spoiled the karaoke by being VERY loud. The...More

Thank veryannoyed1
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

They have literally two vegetarian dishes on the menu - one of which is just broccoli in ginger sauce. The portions were tiny and the good was average. We had to wait for our noodles (sude dish) after our mains had arrived so these were...More

1  Thank Francesca M
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

First time in Birmingham before a concert. Both my partner and I loved the food and for a fair price 👌🏻 I would definitely go here again if ever in Birmingham.

Thank Elin N
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Was second time my friends & I have visited this restaurant & unfortunately this time we were pretty disappointed. The restaurant mixed up the booking but we're still able to accommodate us. The karaoke machine was not very user friendly & we spent more time...More

1  Thank JenniD_foodie
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a party place, good for groups of friends looking for cheap decent Thai food and entertainment fuelled by enough alcohol. We visited before most of the evening punters started coming in. We were served courteously and timely. Food was well prepared and tasty....More

Thank GS_UK
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My friends and I have visited Pad Thai on several occasions - for the karaoke bar rather than the food. These have usually been very enjoyable experiences, but our most recent visit last weekend will certainly be our last. The problem centred around the way...More

1  Thank James1331
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Never been before and was invited to colleagues leaving do! Basement restaurant. Very low lighting in main restaurant! There were 14 of us and we were crammed into one of the rooms! The room was quite shabny with seating torn and uncomfortable. To save confusion...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My colleague booked a room here for his leaving party, and it was surprisingly cosy - there are a number of private rooms for groups, so you can embarrass yourself at karaoke among friends rather than the world at large! The set menus had enough...More

Thank GraceEmilyM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$52
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 00:00
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
  • Neighbourhood: Ladywood
  • Phone Number: +44 121 666 6669
  • E-mail
Description
OK, so the name's hardly original but there's nothing else quite like Pad Thai in Birmingham. Step downstairs by the Cathay at Holloway Head and you enter a den of unforgettable fun. Here you can eat, drink and sing all in one stylish space, inspired by traditional Thai homes. At 6pm, the doors open and folk from across the West Midlands sit down (typically) for a green curry or pad thai, though there are over 140 dishes. Come 10:30pm, waitresses hand out mics, the big screen flickers into life and Pad Thai transforms into a karaoke lounge where Purple Rain, New York, New York and co. are crooned well into the early hours. Brilliant.
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