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Naka Thai

35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
+44 1206 864086
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (42 reviews)
“weeping tiger” (11 reviews)
“chicken satay” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great first time visit. We were served with piping hot Food from the Menu, very good choice of Dishes, fresh ingredients used. Service was very good too, very friendly Staff .We enjoyed our first visit and will definitely be returning in the not too distant...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We ordered via JustEat at 9.25pm requesting delivery for 10.40pm. We got the accepted message email from the restaurant at 9.30pm. We returned home at 10.20pm and waited until 10.48pm. Checked my emails and they refused the order at ten past. I phoned to ask...More

Thank Hazel71
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening. Were able to book a table a few hours before. Amazing vegetable spring rolls and chicken satay chicken. Both expertly cooked, retaining freshness and flavour. But disappointed with my Chicken Pad Thai. Seemed quite salty. Huge portions but just not...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I had spring rolls, satay chicken and beef Pad Thai all which were wonderful and worthy of 5 rating. The service was good but lacked personality seemed a bit robotic almost. The atmosphere in the restaurant is perhaps better suited to parties of people as...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I have visited Naka Thai a number of times and ordered takeaway from here over the past few years. The food here is always delicious (especially the tamarind duck and weeping tiger). I am always greeted with a smile and the service has always been...More

Thank Kimsabi
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner enjoy take out from Naka Thai at least twice a month as our favourite weekend treat! The food is always clean, light and fresh and the staff are knowledgeable and helpful when it comes to altering dishes to vege / vegan...More

Thank fah9
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Having been to Thailand twice this year we were quite anxious to recreate that genuine oriental experience and it has to be said that Naka Thai did not disappoint. Our evening started with a friendly greeting and we were soon seated. The restaurant itself is...More

Thank clarky79
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Have ordered takeaway from this restaurant for a long time as I think it is the best Thai food in Colchester. I have never been disappointed with the food as it is always hot and full of flavour. Have tried a variety of dishes as...More

Thank Jenna F
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Consistently good food, love this place. Have visited as a couple and in a big group. No complaints.

Thank LauraBeth-xXx
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Went here based on its position on trip advisor. Much more spacious than it looks from outside. Food was served quickly and tasted great. Only downside would be due to the size the whole place felt cold, and our table was near a stack of...More

Thank Aaron3ree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 864086
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Relax and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in this 300 year old historic Tudor building in Colchester. Although the building has been modernised, it still retains every aspect of its uniqueness and heritage. Our Head Chef, Triphop Thongkraing, was raised and trained in Thailand and has over 25 years experience. His talents are proven through customer enjoyment and appreciation for his cooking ability and innate creativity. This inspires him to maintain the Thai culinary traditions, preparation and presentation in Naka Thai. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, and you can dine assured that no matter what the occasion is you will have a pleasurable dining experience.
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