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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$36
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Seafood, International
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Hidden down a side street near the castle is this vivid yellow building with red window frames, which plays host to a cosy first floor restaurant decor...
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Sponsored by: Kin Khao Thai Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Our Takeaway
1. Our Takeaway
"Kin Khao is a lifesaver these days! thank you to all the staff!"
sinemac
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2. Excellent
2. Excellent
"Love love love this restaurant.. one of my faves in athlone. "
Sarah C
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3. Excellent food and atmosphere!
3. Excellent food and atmosphere!
"WOWZERS is how I will start the review. "
shivfow
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our food was absolutely amazing and so full of flavour. Waiter was very knowledgeable of the menu and very friendly. Authentic and cosy atmosphere. Great value for money. Definitely be back next time we're in Athlone. We were so impressed.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 31 May 2022 via mobile

It’s my first time in this restaurant and I loved it! The food was delightful, great menu and staff and the design of the place is wonderful.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 July 2022

We have visited Kin Khao on several occasions and I have to say once again they didn't disappoint! The restaurant has an excellent atmosphere with really friendly staff. The food was superb, fresh and so colorful. Janya, the owner was there and stopped at our...table to say hello. This place is a "must visit" if your in the midlands!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 July 2022 via mobile

We first visited Kin Khao by chance in the the days pre covid. Hoping that we would get a chance to return and stay a awhile. Just such opportunity came to pass on Friday 1st July. Regrettably it was an extremely disappointing evening. Having settled...our bill I asked to see the manager/owner. Excuse after excuse was offered none of which stood up under scrutiny ( we are both from the hospitality industry). Never try justifying the unjustifiable Such a shame - it could and should have been lovely We have no intention of returning.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 June 2022

I had to dinner with my sister. And it's such a good time to eat delicious food The food here is always delicious. And the service is also good. I hope we can go again 😋

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 27 June 2022

I Had dinner here with sister and cousin. Food was delicious and good service staff .I like Stir fried cashew nut chilli jam YUMMY😻

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 24 June 2022 via mobile

Classic Chilli and Basil chicken tonight - takeaway. Despite no mention of bell pepper on menu description it came with loads!! Second time recently where menu information not accurate.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 6 June 2022 via mobile

Had dinner here with a group of friends. This is my third time eating here and as always the food was delicious and beautifully cooked. The service was superb also. The only small draw back I’ve found eating here is the portion sizes. For the...chicken wing starter, there was only 3 wings and the curry portion for mains was also very small. Despite this, the food and service remains excellent and I will return.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 June 2022 via mobile

Excellent Thai food, service was excellent and quick. Curry chicken and pad Thai chicken for mains both delicious!!!!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 6 May 2022 via mobile

Had the early dinner menu. Great value, lovely service, food was delicious. Good selection of two classic courses before 7pm. Full sized portions, extremely tasty. I couldn’t finish mine, server offered for me to take it home which I thought was nice.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 March 2022 via mobile

Had a lovely meal this evening,massamann curry was divine ,satay sauce superb …lovely Thai food in a warm welcoming environment with laid back friendly staff …excellent value …highly recommend

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 12 March 2022

Myself and a couple of friends ate here lately and overall it wasnt a great experience. The food was very average. A bug walked across the plate for one of our starters. We sent it back. 3 of us got the same main course and...it was very dry, lacked taste. There was no ice for our drinks. We were told they would take the starter with the bug off the bill which they did not. We asked however afterwards and they did but was not very professional. Would have expected more than just a €5 starter to be knocked off for something like that. Would not recommend going here.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Itchy Feet, Owner at Kin Khao Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2022

Hi Gerok thanks for the review and feedback. Firstly apologies for the bug. Something like this isn't acceptable when one is dining. I have checked with the kitchen and floor staff. They examine each dish before it leaves the kitchen and also before the floor...More

Reviewed 4 December 2021

We have been to Kin Khao several times. It is a lovely restaurant, clean, friendly staff and excellent food. Always look forward to returning.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 13 November 2021

Nice staff, friendly and good fun. Lack of hygiene from a covid perspective. Food was just ok - roast duck dish was crispy, but pad Thai was not.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Itchy Feet, Owner at Kin Khao Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2022

Hi Michael thanks for your comments. Re the Covid hygiene. During that time we had contact tracing, obligatory mask wearing, hand sanitizing and regular cleaning as part of our regime. We also had large dividers between tables and we had reduced numbers of overall diners...More

Reviewed 8 November 2021

I went there with 3 friends and really impressed with the service, the food and the atmosphere. It was a busy saturday night, quickly brought to our table after covid cert and ID were checked. great menu, well presented. good wine list , and delivered...quickly. i will definitely be backMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Paulcelt
11 August 2020|
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Response from Dunner12 | Reviewed this property |
I have never had children in my company while visiting this restaurant so I am not 100% sure whether there is a special children’s menu .. but I have seen children in the restaurant drawing on pages supplied by the staff so... More
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Anne H
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Response from KinKhao | Property representative |
Hi Anne thanks for the message. Yes of course we cater for non Thai eaters. We do a wonderful steak with all the trimmings.
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Kin Khao Thai Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4