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Thai Esan

Inner Vesterbro
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Lille istegade, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 33 24 98 54
17:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It's difficult to find authentic Thai food in Copenhagen but we've become regulars here because it is definitely the nearest. Just of Istedgade, one of its signature dishes is the tilapia in a bed of papaya that is just delicious. They have another pork mince dish is really tasty too. If you are good with spice, this place is definitely... More 

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117 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I would probably never have tried this thai restaurant if it was not recommanded in a (old) guide book of Copenhagen. It is located in a small street in the Vesterbro area (near the central station). Very long menu so it was hard to choose but I was not disappointed at all by my choice (a coconu milk soup and... More 

Thank Ndidouya
Copenhagen, Denmark
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Don't be put off by the exterior, or the slightly scruffy interior of this place. The food is what it's all about. And it's one of the best Thai meals you can get in Copenhagen for the money. The beef with chilli and lemongrass is particularly good (and pretty spicy).

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Bergen, Norway
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377 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Surprised to find this place and discover that the food really made me dream myself back to Thailand. Had some Pad Thai Kung that was delicious. Service was good and the waiter attentive to the guests. Neighbourhood might be a bit dodgy, but its safe though.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2009

the food in thai esan was flawless, not as huge portions as you're used to in a usual thai joint, but with the massive pile of rice - you're not going home hungry. the service was kinda "mixed" - the women ignored us, the male server was overly nice, humbly bowing after each order. the rpices are great (for Copengahen,... More 

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Reviewed 2 June 2008

Very thai very good - especially when they argue in the kitchen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lille istegade, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Vesterbro
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Vesterbro
  • Phone Number: +45 33 24 98 54

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • 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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