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Naka Thai

35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
+44 1206 864086
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (39 reviews)
“king prawns” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was excellent. I was so impressed that the owner who introduced himself as Pat come to the table and really cared about our experience. Had 2 takeaways since and been equally impressed. 👍👍

Thank notfussyusually
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pat, ying and the team constantly provide the most outstanding service and food. I couldn't fault a single take away I have received (which is quite a few)

Thank Macleanan
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Came here with family, we were seated near the kitchen which was a bit noisy but not a major problem. The lady that seated us was lovely but the young man that took our drinks order struggled to understand us. Luckily a different person took...More

Thank Gemma M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to go out on spur of moment rang and reserved table menu varied and extensive decided on mixed starters which were as expected well presented and tasty then had a selection of dishes and pad thai and coconut rice really enjoyable Thai Experience thoroughly...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great for a takeaway Thai meal or to eat in. This restaurant cares about the food it offers and the ingredients are fresh and of good quality. Absolutely no use of reconstituted chicken (unlike its close competitors). The prawns dishes are lovely and the vegetables...More

Thank Kaycal
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Very good food with average service. We were seated near the door and the draught spoilt the experience. Shame because the food was very good.

Thank AlanGregory94
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Weekending in Colchester, this was close to our hotel. We were not disappointed good food and service at great prices. Will visit again when in town.

Thank AlanFSEly
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Naka Thai three times , possibly four over the past 6 years. It a well laid out and spacious restaurant. The decor is good , mixing the character of the old building with an oriental flair. The tables are always...More

Thank CJT23
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Always great service and the food is always very tasty. I have been here quite a few times with friends and we all always enjoy it.

Thank Jenksi1
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We have visited many times as we love the food so much, but I struggle with it's trip advisor rating as it's not just about the food! It's always freezing cold and there's no atmosphere at all. The service is average. For the price you...More

Thank Pinkbow1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 864086
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Relax and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in this 300 year old historic Tudor building in Colchester. Although the building has been modernised, it still retains every aspect of its uniqueness and heritage. Our Head Chef, Triphop Thongkraing, was raised and trained in Thailand and has over 25 years experience. His talents are proven through customer enjoyment and appreciation for his cooking ability and innate creativity. This inspires him to maintain the Thai culinary traditions, preparation and presentation in Naka Thai. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, and you can dine assured that no matter what the occasion is you will have a pleasurable dining experience.
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