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The Royal Thai

€€ - €€€Thai, Asian
94-96 Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RS, England
+44 1325 361717
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
4 Mar 2017
“Very enjoyable”
2 Jan 2017
“Great Meal”
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Thai, Asian
€€ - €€€
94-96 Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RS, England
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Very tasty, enjoyable Thai food with the new owners determined to make a success of their ownership.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Scrope1
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went as a family and all had different meals and everything was really good. Staff very friendly and helpful. Will definitely go again

Date of visit: January 2017
2  Thank RitaY88
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We got a take away from the newly renovated Ruen Bo Lan Thai. It was absolutely amazing. The best thai we have had in the UK. Staff were so lovely too. Highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My wife genuinely described the food as the best we meal we have had out. We are often very cautious because she suffers from IBS, I have ulcerative colitis, and one of our sons is gluten intolerant. Therefore, eating out can be a challenge for...More

Date of visit: November 2016
3  Thank Prof_Ivor_E_Keys
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I Think this has new owners as it is now called " Ruen Bo Lan Thai Restaurant.. we came down from Dundee, Scotland, this restaurant was recommended by a very good friend, he was not wrong the food was out of this world with a...More

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank seanjune
Reviewed 16 June 2016

My friend and I have ate here before pre theatre and enjoyed it. This time we both had food poisoning as we shared main courses. My friend not too bad as she did not eat too much of my chicken. I have been ill for...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank 16melanie
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This place became a nightmare when they moved the food shop into the restaurant?! Until that point the food had always been very good, but haven't been for a while, as with the last meal we had it was obvious the food wasn't fresh &...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Great value for money, tasty food, lovely host. The food is consistently good and very friendly service. Will return in the future

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Jamiethompso
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Went for tea with family before going to see a show at the civic. We decided on the early bird menu which I can say was lovely. The service was a bit slow but they were very busy but I would definitely go back and...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Went and had a set menu rather than early bird. There was more food than we could physically eat and it was delicious. The only gripes I have are that all the soup is the same soup and its all so hot the bowls melt!!!...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank megglestone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94-96 Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 361717
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