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“Yes, the best Thai restaurant in Cork”
Review of Nakon Thai - Douglas - CLOSED

Nakon Thai - Douglas
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 29 October 2010

I agree, this is a wonderful place and what makes it so special is not just the food but the staff. If they can maintain the quality of staff at Nakon Thai they will continue to thrive.
The food is excellent, cooked to perfection with delicious subtle flavours and presented beautifully.
The restaurant itself is rahter plain in decoration but that never bothers me, I don't go there for the decor !!!
I have been there a few times and have never been disappointed.
As well as all that it is very good value.

If I did have to mention on negative it is the fact that the restaurant offers a take away service which means that on a busy night there can be a fairly constant flow of take away diners arriving and departing the restaurant which is a bit off putting. I think the managment could fix this by putting up some kind of partition to seperate the take away sales from the restaurant proper.

Could not recommend it higly enough (partition or no partition). You must go there at least once and make up your own mind.

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Reviewed 21 April 2010

Went for meal with another couple. Food was excelllent and the ambience very rexaxed with excellent service. Wish we lived nearer so we could go regularly

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Reviewed 30 July 2008

This is a real little gem, no thrills or frills just consistantly good food, staff are really friendly and its always an enjoyable experience to eat here. Also do take away and is very good also, if you like Thai food in a nice relaxed setting this is for you.

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Reviewed 27 May 2008

We had eaten here on a few previous occasions and went back there one Tuesday evening at 6pm with our 11-month-old baby son. The restaurant was empty save for one other couple and we were left waiting for a while at the counter before anyone approached us. A lady approached us and we asked if they had a highchair for our son. She replied with a very curt "No", didn't pass us any apology or any explanation. We were so shocked that we didn't think to ask why or object to this. We just left. Feeling somewhat like pariahs.

Nakon Thai, along with a few other restaurants in Douglas are very clear in their message that they don't want babies on their premises. Which in effect is saying, we are happy to accept your custom and your hard-earned money but not if you bring your baby with you.

So all in all, I feel that Nakon Thai is perpetrating the long-held popular opinion that Ireland is a non-child friendly destination,

5  Thank Juno72
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Reviewed 25 March 2008

Love no 18, Matsaman Gai but chicken not free range so changed to Matsaman Nua (beef) - blooming gorgeous

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