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Reviewed 18 November 2020 via mobile

My sister had bought my husband and I an anniversary meal via the Just Eat app. I got a text to advise it had been cancelled. Called the restaurant, they advised the assigned taxi driver from Just Eat had marked the order as collected when...it hadn't been collected. My sister got onto it with Kwan Thai directly, they cooked the meal, delivered personally along with a complimentary bottle of wine. Really pleasant staff. The meal was really tasty. Don't order via Just Eat, go direct with Kwan Thai and if you need it delivered arrange with a trusted taxi firm, you'll get better service all round this way.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 13 November 2020

I have eaten here several times and the food, service and atmosphere have always been exceptional. Super tasty, imaginative dishes served with a friendly smile - what more could you want? However, they have gone above and beyond when it comes to their takeaway service....I had ordered an anniversary meal for my sister and brother in law via Just Eat to arrive at 6pm. The driver never arrived at the restaurant despite marking the order as collected. To make amends for Just Eat's terrible service, the lovely staff at Kwan Thai arranged to cook a fresh meal and drop it round to my sister personally within the hour. 100% recommend!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 5 November 2020 via mobile

Kwan Thai is our favourite independant restaurant in Ipswich. Always beautiful food and brilliant friendly service.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020

Had a great lunchtime meal here, today. Only a short walk towards the shops from the quay side / Stoke Bridge end of town. The tables are neatly spaced apart, with clever, unobtusive, plastic screens between some of the tables. The staff are friendly, well...organised. and made us feel welcome. Each dish is packed full of flavour and neatly presented. All great food and prompt service. The lunch opening hours are quite short at 90 minutes; so each table appears to only be used once during opening hours. For the next four weeks it will be deliveries for me. I will be back.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020

Good location in the older part of town and easy to walk to from the Novotel. The place is cosy and the staff friendly and helpful. Menu extensive and prices very reasonable. The food is truly excellent. Very enjoyable, in generous portions, and tasty. Absolutely...excellent and if in Ipswich again would seek it out for an evening meal.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

We used to enjoy this place. But last Wednesday we were adventurous this time and decided to try new dishes. Wrong! The menu is too broad to master all those dishes. We tried scallops...yuck! Not fresh at all. We tried meegrorp...wow! So sweet my throat...burned. The only edible thing was Pad Thai and I had it better in a food chain in Spain! On top of that we were charged the scallops when we just had 1 bite each. We only got 10% as compensation! Shameful!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 September 2020 via mobile

Excellent thai food and great value. Mixed starter was superb and main dishes delicious. Good service and nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020

During lockdown regular takeaways from Kwan almost come to our highlight of the week. Fresh ingredients authentic Thai perfect cooking. Great phone manners and warm welcome on arrival. Great value. Thank you

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020

The restaurant is a lovely little place with really friendly staff. We had the Kwan Thai recommend which is a selection of starters - perfect amount to share - and a couple of set menus. We got loads of food, all delicious. Will definitely be...returning.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

Good authentic thai food! Tom yum soup, papaya salad masaman and penang curry were really tasty! Highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2020
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  • Yes, Kwan Thai offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Kwan Thai offers delivery services.

  • Kwan Thai is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4