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PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$36
CUISINES
International, Asian, Thai, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 21 September 2019

I had the lunch buffet, that was delicious with lots of flavors, chicken and egg dishes, lovely soup, salad bar, strawberry juice and coffee. The cooks are actually from Thailand and it shows. The ambiance is extremely casual. There is also a section where you...can buy Thai food ingredients.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Mielettömän herkullista thai-ruokaa. Hinta-laatu-suhde kohdillaan! Suosittelen! // Very delicious thai-food with great value for money. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Samruai specialises in northern Thai cuisine (the cook is from that region), this means that some dishes here are difficult to find in other thai restaurants. Although most of the menu seemed similar to other thai restaurants. I had very hot salad and red curry....Both very hot and tasty. After sweatting through the both I was definetly not hungry anymore. Samruai is bit away from the central square but definetly worth short hike. Interiors are colorful, full of buddhist symbolics and naivist paintings. There is alos small thai shop and they offer cooking lessons also. Feeling inside is like in Thailand. Good addition to Kuopio restaurants.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

i tried the lunch buffet, it costs about 12 euro for the complete buffet, including main dish, soup, and salad. for me, the taste was quite good. you can take coffee after meal, too.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We both love thai food. We decided to go with the normal spicy option. As there was mild and thai. But it was still pretty hot. Nonetheless it was very good. The waitress was especially friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I came to Samruai with my family. I had beef with basil and chilli and it costed 17,50€. Too expensive and nothing special. Good service anyway. But I would not reccomend this place.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A nice restaurant near Kuopio city center. The service was friendly, the waiter have a good knowledge about menu. They have a good variety at the menu, even specilities like gluten free. Their specility are Isaan region style food. I have high hopes because good...ratings, but Samruais food could not live up expectations, curry was ok, but not great. Anyway might come back some day.More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Forget about mild or medium and go for Thai spiced. The food was delicious and had real heat. The best Thai food I have eaten in a very long while. It will be a regular visiting place for me and I am very selective of...where I praiseMore

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

I had red curry with chicken. Good flavour and size of the dish was ok to me. If I would change that a little bit, I would put more chicken and less pineapple. I got thai chilies from freezer, thanks from the great service. Chilies...are hot, ask if you want those with your food. Place was bit quiet at the moment I was there. Anyway, good food!More

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

We visited Samruai with friends and family. Our kids enjoyed the very well stocked kids room while the adults could enjoy their dinner. The restaurant was more than happy to split the kids meal between our small children which is by no means a given...in other restaurants in Kuopio. This is actually a big deal. The food itself was absolutely wonderful. The chefs are native thai folk and it definitely shows. I had a very authentic green curry which was spiced up to perfection. An absolutely wonderful dish. I had a chance to taste other dishes too and they didn't disappoint either. The service was top notch. We didn't have to wait too long, they were eager serve and explain to us the finer details of the dishes and they also did everything with a big smile. All in all, excellent service. We will definitely visit Samruai again. I'm so glad they have ended up here in Kuopio!More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Samruai is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5