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Ruan Thai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Asian, Thai, Pub
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The Old Castle Hotel | 5 Sudan road, Weymouth DT4 9LB, England
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

searched for something different and found the Ruan Thai. welcomed by Marcus who immediately put as at ease. Had a fantastic meal called gai priew wan (sweet and sour chicken in batter served in a half pineapple hollowed out and filled with gorgeous food)

Thank William S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Four of us had booked a table for a birthday celebration, to say the left hand didn't know what the right was doing the truth! We ordered a set meal and realised (when given red curry not green) that we had been given the wrong set meal, actually a cheaper one but feeling quite replete by then we surrendered. We... More 

2 Thank Jenna B
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Thai food at the back of a busy pub. Beer selection ok if you're an ale fan. The staff were polite, friendly and welcoming, as were the local customers in the pub section. I 've visited here a couple of times. The food use to be the best, not sure if the chef changed or the quality of ingredients used.... More 

Thank AprilandMay1986
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Best spare ribs Ever tasted,meat just fell off the bones.We both had king prawn and prawn main meal equally amazing .

Thank blackorchid222
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

TheThai restaurant has moved away from the Old Castle Hotel, but typical pub grub is served at the bar of the pub. We visited on a weekday evening. everyone was friendly, but it was very much a locals' pub and we felt like we were intruding. The pub has a big garden that would be great on a sunny day.

Thank dwr594
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Pleasant atmosphere, good and tasty food and the food came to the table hot. A good and varied menu with good service.

Thank colinpennyfu2
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We had lunch here in mid January. I thought it was worth a try in its new venue. I'm pleased to say the new venue is much improved. Not hard after previously being situated at the Old Castle which was 'rustic' to say the least. We had the mixed starters which were fine. Main courses of pad thai (good), chicken... More 

Thank Hanhannaman_11
Trowbridge, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Came here expecting a flaming Jacks steak or burger, but came away having experienced the most amazing Thai food, most unexpected, but blown away.... recommended to everyone.

Thank Mike B
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very poor sunday lunch. A pub cannot convey the atmosphere of a restaurant.Served by the young barman who seemed to be nursing a hang-over,no sign of the cook or waiter.This pub has come in various guises but has never managed to get rid of "the local" If I were the Ruan Thai owner I would open their own restaurant as... More 

Thank weymouthgas
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

This place has now moved to Abbotsbury road in The Rock hotel. It is my first time to try this place and I was very impressed with the sele

Thank NickB1969

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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, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Castle Hotel | 5 Sudan road, Weymouth DT4 9LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: 07827963802

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