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The Old Siam - CLOSED

1-3 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
+44 191 261 5590
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (96 reviews)
“green curry” (27 reviews)
“tom yum” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1-3 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
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1 - 10 of 703 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place used to be The Old Siam but has now changed name, owners and menu. Food - ok, service - pleasant but the Thai uniforms are replaced by branded t-shirts and that kind of sums the place up now. Lost a bit of its...More

Thank MrBond42
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I've visited The Old Siam twice, and I've been impressed on both occasions. It's quite small and dimly lit, which adds to the quaint atmosphere - but the star of the show is the great tasting food! I would highly recommend the sharing starter which...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This place is great was gutted when it closed thankfully it was for return Service is excellent quiet place great to take the wife of special friend one not to miss am going again tonight

Thank neil c
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was full but they manages to find a table for 3. Service staff were really friendly and attentive. Got some traditional Thai dishes like Tom Yom soup and great curry rich dishes. Not the same taste as in Thailand but very tasty and...More

Thank Kjeld C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Downstairs was very full but the lovely host found this bunch of 6 drunken hooligans a table upstairs (probably to keep us away from the more sober folk). Beer and food came quickly, I had the satay off the tapas menu to start followed by...More

Thank BladderedBath
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Newcastle on the way back from Scotland and needed a meal on a quiet Sunday evening. Have to say that it was the best Thai food I've had outside of Thailand. Ordered 7 tapas plates for 5 of us and each one was...More

Thank RobW_Waterloo
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Service always good but a bit disappointed this time .this has always been one of my favourite places for food , but don't know if they have changed chefs . Before the meal was always brought on a platter ( rice in a bowl)to transfer...More

Thank Geordiejoe2015
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Been several times when this was the old Siam . Food normally excellent Now changed owners and is now Bangrak. Food last night was awful to say the least . Starters very greesy and main meals not good . What a waste of a good...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Having been a regular of the Old Siam, it's time to look elsewhere for authentic Thai food. The Old Siam is no more. Now renamed Bangrak Thai, the change has removed the atmosphere, the staff and the good food. Portions are a lot smaller and...More

Thank GColin G
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The Thai Green Curry with sticky rice is a must, and it would be hard to find a Thai restaurant that does it better. The highlight was the Tom Yam soup, light, refreshing and full of spice. Sets you up perfect for a curry.

1  Thank Dave S
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Restaurant Details

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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 5590
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