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The King and Thai

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35 Great Western Road, Dorchester, England
+44 1305 250270
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a very nice meal here recently. Having not had thai food for many years we opted for the midrange set menu. We thoroughly enjoyed the food, and I was given some extra rice when I asked for some. Definitely will return.

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Called in second Saturday in February without booking and although it was very busy they found us a place. Staff were very pleasant and service was excellent, the food was fantastic and the portion sizes superb. In all, whilst the price may not be for a low budget the quality of food and the Service that accompanies it will make... More 

Thank Dave W
Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a light and very tasty lunch, obviously all freshly cooked. The service was very attentive and friendly.

Thank Peter F
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have been several times with friends & Family always have an excelent authentic meal Nice & Clean with pleasant service

Thank Heather R
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very good place; great menu, excellent Thai food and friendly service. Not expensive. Nice atmosphere in a terrific little independent restaurant.

Thank Andrew W
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went on Saturday for a meal as it was our anniversary, we chose to eat one of the set menu's as we are not very good at putting meals together. It was excellent, freshly cooked, and hot!!! We were asked when ordering whether we liked very spicy food, and we agreed mid range, and it was perfect. It was... More 

Thank dorset2
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Contrary to all the other reviewers my wife and myself had a very average meal . Starters were limited and the fried prawns were soggy and far too much batter. Chicken satay was bland. I had the duck on crispy noodles, vduck was tender and tasty but over cooked, steamed sea bass was swimming in soy sauce and again ver... More 

Thank geepee
Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not the first time we've eaten here and it certainly wont be the last! We gave the mid range set menu a go - we found food was fantastic! It was great to try a couple of different dishes - all of them thoroughly enjoyable. The atmosphere was great and the staff were very attentive and friendly. I would... More 

Thank nickbr0wne
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went on Saturday night, the meal was absolutely brilliant and the service was fantastic I would highly recommend it you won't be disappointed.

Thank Sandkicker1
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of those restaurants you tend to walk past but your curiosity grows each time you do. It's a plain shop front, no apparent hype - not in Brewery Square. And that's the thing: any venue that isn't in the new complex deserves a try, especially from a fellow businessman. The owners were attentive & welcoming, atmosphere was pleasant and... More 

Thank Paul E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Great Western Road, Dorchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 250270

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?