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River Kwai Thai and Burmese Restaurant

#403 of 3,168 Restaurants in Melbourne
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3/1310 Centre Road | Clayton South, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
03+-9545-5688
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Au
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is our favourite local Restaurant to dine in and take away food. Just had dinner here with our friends. The menu is truely sensational. The family run Restaurant is one of two owned by this family. They have received awards for their food over the last few years. That aside...we just love their menu and the waitresses who serve... More 

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Thank Elaine A
Melbourne, Australia
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had an impromptu lunch here with family members (about 12 people) adults and children, with a variety of dietary requirements. The food was delicious and very generous in proportions. Everyone was delighted with both the cuisine and the service.

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Thank NJF2014
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The cheesy name and dismal location in a run down strip mall would lead you to believe that this restaurant wants nothing more than to be the "local Thai". Once inside, it is a comfortable room, crowded but not overly noisy (wood panelling and carpeted floors help here) with lots of brocade decoration. The entrees ($12) were the usual assortment... More 

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Thank Gordaus
Melbourne, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A very impressive meal! I had the whole barramundi with chilli jam. I also had the Penang chicken curry. The food was bursting with flavour. The fish had crispy skin and covered with coriander and other fresh ingredients. The Penang had a great balance of flavour. I went on a Wednesday night and it was busy. Definitely worth booking. It's... More 

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Thank sheken
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

In Centre Rd just away from the main shopping precinct is this gem of a Thai/Burmese restaurant. Fully licensed or byo wine this establishment offers the most comfortable seats in a warm inviting environment and just wait to sample the food. Second to none whether a curry,fish dish or noodles. Great starters lead the very extensive menu and the service... More 

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Thank diver446
Melbourne, Florida
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been here twice in 2 weeks- just had to go back. Both times I've left with next night dinner as serves are big. Everyone on our group raved about this meals. Massaman curry delish!! All entries good too.. Yummy Even get a complimentary crackers with peanut sauce

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Thank Leanne E
Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

As flavours from the authentic Burmese and Thai dishes explode on your palette, you will be immersed in pure satisfaction From hot spices to mild, the traditional food pleases all. Easy location access, one step inside the foyer, high chairs supplied, red decor. Chef plate up time of meals is very good. Wait staff good up until mains, then slows... More 

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Thank L2912UBs
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited a few times now and enjoy the food. The red curry is delicious and we like to ask for it hot and spicy. The Burmese beef curry was a new dish for us and it was surprisingly delicious. Nice ambience, a little hot when busy.

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Thank jenben39
Melbourne, Australia
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133 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Can't believe I have lived in this area for 30 years and have just found this hidden gem. In the past 12 months I have now become a regular diner and the food has always been plentiful and top class. We always book as this place is busy no matter what day of the week it is. The meals are... More 

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Thank julesten2016
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

regular diner and user of their take away, quality of service and food are top class, and this hidden gem is loved by all who attend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/1310 Centre Road | Clayton South, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03+-9545-5688
Description
Thai and Burmese cuisine

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