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Poon Chai

$$ - $$$
Inner Vesterbro
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Istedgade 1, Copenhagen, Denmark
12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely Thai place behind the central Station. The food was delicious (I had the garlic spicy ribs which were the best ribs I've eaten!) and the waiters were friendly and efficient. Cute authentic decor throughout the restaurant.

Thank Beaumont_14
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meals are aimed at 2 or more people, if you're a solo guest you'll find sparse and higher priced portions. The waitress talk too loud as almost a rule in thai restaurants, and last week I ordered two dishes and they brought both different.. I realised the waiter saw the menu photos upside down, though I read it in... More 

Thank Jorge F
Sligeach, Sligo, Ireland
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got to Copenhagen late, and as we were tired and starving, we decided to eat here because it was across the street from our hotel. Food was lovely. Between us we had tom yum soup, spring rolls, red curry and fried noodles with chicken. Everything was so tasty especially the soup and very quick service. We were in and out... More 

Thank MaxM25
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A real Thai restaurant, quality food and normal price. Kind staff. Very close to the train station. Recommendable.

Thank Natalia S
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142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Nice staff and menue. Food served in time and with timing. Nice flavours. Overprized the tap water and an extra charge for credit cards is simply not ok.

Thank Gösta R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and cozy place. Went in because I saw Thai people eating there. The food is real Thai and might be spicy if you're not used to it. Great little place.

Thank Shafir B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My (Thai) wife and I ate here as it was round the corner from our hotel (it's also very handy for the railway station). She was very pleased with her som tam (spicy green papaya salad), said it was authentically Thai in taste but particularly good because they had used local Baltic crabs for the fish sauce. I had lap... More 

Thank RBM056
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Conveniently located close to Copenhagen Central station, this is a good place for lovers of Thai food. You can choose what kind of noodles of rice dish you would like to have and then you combine it with meat or fish of your choice.

Thank Michael V
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I visited this great little place as it was right across the road from our hotel. It was mobbed which, at 9pm on a Sunday night, was a surprise yet a good sign. We were not disappointed. The chicken satay was delightful and the chicken soup tasty. We then enjoyed pad thai and ginger and chilli chicken... More 

Thank BlondeBombscare
Crema, Italy
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lucky to be accepted without booking on a Saturday night, the place is neat and clean, although rather simple. Not for a romantic night out, but the food is great and very mucn Thai. Do not forget to ask for spicy, otherwise you will get it flat. The worldwide renowned chicken & coconut soup is fantastic. Could not eat up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Istedgade 1, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Vesterbro
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Vesterbro
Reliable, middle-level Thai restaurant near the station - seems popular with business people

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Inner Vesterbro

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Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world famous amusement park and beautiful garden always worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours, or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15 minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and hundreds of languages are spoken in an area not more than one square mile. This neighbourhood is considered one of the most trendy places to live in and to visit in Copenhagen. For a real treat, visit Kødbyen ("meat town"), home to several restaurants, cafés and nightclubs, all within a short walk of each other.
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