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Rak Thai - CLOSED

3 Saint Francis Street | Connaught, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 534 856
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“pad thai” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Thai
€€ - €€€
3 Saint Francis Street | Connaught, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Cactus Jacks in Galway and to our surprise the food was great .. always s good sign is a busy place !! Great prices with very friendly and helpful staff We lived in Texas so we know good Tex...More

Thank Kayla4
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went to go a few weeks ago and the RAH Thai is closed down so it's a pity It was very good we had been there twice It never got a chance to get going really !!

3  Thank Kayla4
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Six of us dined in Rak Thai Sat night. It was a fantastic evening. It's a modern, clean and comfortable restaurant. Food couldn't have been better. Staff were helpful, professional and friendly. I had scallops for my starter... so so tasty. For my main I...More

Thank Lmg1001
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I have enjoyed every moment of my evening at Rak Thai during my short visit to Galway. Great lively atmosphere with good music, great cocktails got us in the right mood to relax and enjoy the thoroughly authentic asian food. What a good surprise, the...More

1  Thank Silvano S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Was in Galway on a holiday and visited Rak Thai recently. We had dumplings for starters and Khao tom soup, A red curry and chilli basil stir-fry for mains. Lovely flavours, very rich and made as spicy as you like. Staff very friendly. . We...More

Thank Németh Istvánné T
helenob2017, Manager at Rak Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Nemeth Istvanne, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and rating. We are thrilled that you had such a great experience with our food, dishes and flavours. That is always a delight to the team in the kitchen who work so hard to...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Rak Thai is a modern looking restaurant and I cant fault the way it looks or its cleanliness, but me and my partner were very dissapointed with the food. I ordered a penang curry and my partner ordered the green thai curry. It looked and...More

Thank Kate G
helenob2017, Manager at Rak Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Kate G, Thank you for your comments. We are most upset to read your review and experience with our food and dishes. First of all thank you for your comments on the decor. Very much appreciated. Kate we do not use salt as it...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

It's well worth checking the website for the days the early bird menu is on offer 5-7pm. This was very good value as Galway isn't a cheap place to eat. Very nice surroundings and excellent service - good for a romantic meal. Good seafood chowder...More

Thank VimesFan
helenob2017, Manager at Rak Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear VimesFan, Thank you so much for your review and rating which we very much appreciate. Our early bird menu is very popular as our aim is to give great food, great service and great value. We are sorry you found the tofu and vegetable...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal in pleasant surroundings. We were there early evening and were well looked after. We opened proceedings with a starter selection and some scallops. When we joked that there were only 3 (excellent ) scallops for 4 of us, another was promptly produced! The...More

Thank corribryan
helenob2017, Manager at Rak Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear corribryan, Thank you so much for your rating and review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Rak Thai and that you got that extra scallop, which are extremely popular. sorry abut the pork belly slice, we endeavour to keep our quality to...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful unexpected find, the place is gorgeous, the atmosphere is just perfect for a diner with friends or for a lovely "tête à tête " with your chosen one, service friendly , prepare to feast your eyes just before your tastebuds go on...More

Thank Solopaca
helenob2017, Manager at Rak Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear Solopaca, Thank you for your very kind review and rating. you have made the team and chefs very happy. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit, the decor, atmosphere and of course the food. Music to the chefs ears. We do hope you will...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was very impressed with the quality of food at this very pretty restaurant in Galway. We were lucky enough to walk in and find they had a table for 4 available as the place was buzzing. We all chose different dishes and swapped tastes...More

Thank Imperialejane
helenob2017, Manager at Rak Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear Imperialejane, Thank you so much for your review and brilliant rating. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Rak Thai and enjoyed the food. the team are delighted with your review and we do hope to welcome you back to Rak Thai....More

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Saint Francis Street | Connaught, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 534 856
  • E-mail
RAK THAI is a new Thai restaurant in Galway. RAK means LOVE in Thai. We have a wonderful dedicated team of Thai Chefs lead by our head chef Brad Stoward. Brad has over 25 years of experience cooking Asian cuisine, having trained with some of the best chefs in Australia, Thailand and Europe. Our restaurant is modern, with colourful warm decor and with a super friendly team. With a seating capacity of 80+, we can take bookings for private parties no matter how big or small. We also provide catering for office lunches, corporate parties and private events. RAK THAI is a place to let your hair down and relax. We have a fantastic cocktail list and can make any cocktail that is not listed on request. Our wine list has been specially selected to suit every taste and complement our range of dishes. We also serve a range of organic boutique teas and coffees. We are health conscious and pride ourselves on making each dish with the very best locally sourced fresh ingredients, filled with perfectly balanced Thai herbs and spices to create our superb and distinctive flavours. We do not use MSG’s or other similar additives. Each and every dish is made to order Our team work to cater for each person’s needs and desires, including vegetarian and ceoliac. We have had such a warm welcome to Galway and love the Galway people who have thankfully maintained the Irish way of life. Our aim is to keep using the local produce in season and create new dishes with wonderful flavours as the seasons change. Come and join us for an unforgettable experience. Lovingly created, cooked and served for you. Experience love, experience RAK THAI.
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