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Zen Thai Restaurant

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Zen Thai Restaurant
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Zen Thai offers a unique dining experience like no other. From our beautiful contemporary restaurant set at the foot of the magnificent Cheddar Gorge, we serve mouth-watering authentic Thai dishes, created by our chef’s, from recipes that have been handed down over generations. We use only the finest fresh ingredients, many of which are locally sourced; others are imported directly from Thailand.
PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never had Thai food before, but the taste at this restaurant was exceptional. From the depth and flavour of the food to the exceptional service. Super friendly staff, the recommendations and advice given. This restaurant is 5 stars....👌👌👌

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening at Zen Thai. The decor is beautiful and it’s got a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The food was excellent quality and it was brilliant that you could choose your curry / stir fry and have whatever meat / fish /...vegetarian option you wanted in it. Very accessible menu and our prawn curries were super tasty! Thank you for being great hosts in the pretty town of Cheddar.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a lovely restaurant great ambience attentive staff well cooked food ! But ! The main dishes lacked the essential ingredient the meat ! Get this right and it would be a game changer but it shouldn’t have to be that way . Will we...back yes ! And hopefully just a little more of the main ingredient !More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a lovely meal with friends and family. the service was fantastic - really friendly and homely. And the food was stunning - really proper Thai food with excellent taste. we met the owners - a lovely couple with an authentic and interesting story.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing selection for vegetarians and especially vegans. The menu online suggests that there are numerous options. However, when we got there (having travelled 10 miles) they stated they were about to update their menu. Nothing from the main courses could be veggie or vegan...and a few of the items that are still advertised as veggie contain fish; something we only found out because we explicitly stated we were vegan. The quality of the very limited things we could have was pretty underwhelming. Nothing was unpleasant but at the same time everything could have done with more seasoning and attention. They seriously need to update their online menu as this is very deceptive!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 26 October 2021 via mobile

Nice set out restaurant good service and some lovely food. We both had curries. Visited here whilst we were on holiday..

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 20 October 2021

found this restaurant when on holiday in the area and everything was fantastic it was so good we went back the next night.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 15 October 2021

Really good authentic Thai food with excellent service. Reasonably busy for a Thursday evening but had a great friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 11 October 2021 via mobile

Booked in for our wedding anniversary whilst staying in the area for the weekend. A warm reception from all the staff, attentive but not intrusive throughout. Spoilt for choice by the menu but after some deliberation, we chose the starter to share & selected sesame...chicken toast, chicken satay, steamed dumplings & Thai spring rolls. Mains were Pad Thai & Chicken Penang with sticky rice - Superb! Just wish we lived nearer.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 7 October 2021 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant, Spencer, Pear and all the staff were absolutely amazing. Friendly and helpful with brilliant and polite service. The food is superb, I can definitely recommend the crab Rangoon as a starter-so tasty! All the food we had was absolutely lovely and...tasted so good, I can’t wait until I visit again. Thank you to all at Zen Thai.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Response from Doreen H | Reviewed this property |
It was definitely on the menu when we were there in August, although we had the banana fritters. If your visit depends on the dessert you're enquiring after, then I suggest you call them on 01934 740444 and ask.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Zen Thai Restaurant

Yes, Zen Thai Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yes, Zen Thai Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Zen Thai Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5