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The King and Thai

35 Great Western Road, Dorchester, England
+44 1305 250270
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (36 reviews)
“banana fritters” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Great Western Road, Dorchester, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch previously and gave a very good review as the set lunch was excellent value. However, as a result I returned for dinner with friends and was seriously disappointed. A “selection of starters” were greasy and uninspiring and I have...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here regularly. Is always delicious food, good service at reasonable prices. Highly recommend and look forward to our next visit 😁

Thank lauramary38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful little find on our way from London to Isle of Portland. Personal, friendly and some great food with everyone making you feel welcome. This won't disappoint so please pay them a visit.

Thank BertieBee72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate late after a long day travelling, we hadn't booked but were made very welcome by our host and he suggested starters that he could bring while we selected our main course, which was perfect. Everything was absolutely delicious. I'd definitely eat here again...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic food superb organic ingredients cooked to perfection. Excellent service consistently the best. Relaxing environment lots of space and time to enjoy you meal at your own pace. Lunch is amazing with 3 courses at an extremely fair price. Dinner costs more and is also...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the great reviews we wanted to try this restaurant. Firstly we were seated by the door and it was a cold night so couldn't get warm and every time someone came inside a waft of cold air filled the place. Pleasant chap...More

Thank Elkieamie
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Dorset and as it was my birthday my son booked here - he searched trip advisor then clicked 'website' - rang and made the booking - we arrived and they were not expecting us - turns out the web link takes you...More

Thank Netty1313
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went here following local recommendations, and had a delicious and reasonably priced lunch. They do a set menu with a fixed price for 2 or 3 courses. We both had the chicken satay as starters which was delicious, and then for mains I had...More

1  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited this small but beautifully decorated restaurant with friends, just because we like eating out! It had good reviews and boy were they accurate. We were greeted by the owner and seated promptly, drinks were soon ordered and menus perused. For a Thursday night,...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Always a very high standard meal, one of our all time favourites, you will not be disappointed! Family owned and run business by people who care.

Thank BaldEagleDude
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Response from AMPH | Reviewed this property |
I hate msg and didn't detect any as the food was all freshly made
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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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