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The Canal Restaurant & Bar

51/2 Arrak Rd., T. Phrasingh | A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 53 903 999
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (3 reviews)
“thai food” (3 reviews)
“rim resort” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
51/2 Arrak Rd., T. Phrasingh | A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Generally good Thai food and good service although slightly more expensive than the average Thai restaurant.

1  Thank nkcph
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Lovely place air-conditioned and quiet, we had traditional style chiang mai sausage for entrée and pork hanglay for main iit was exquisite. Not many restaurants serve hanglay curries as it's a northern specialty so grab it while you can, if you're a curry lover like...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The Canal is a part of The Rim Hotel where we were actually staying for 5 nights. The breakfast here have been OK with no complaints, so one evening we decided to have dinner at The Canal. We settled in for what I hoped would...More

1  Thank Tony T
Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you like Chicken Satay, and especially if you like the peanut sauce that typically accompanies it, this restaurant has it. It is also very convenient for those staying at the Rim Resort. Other food we had was very good too, and the breakfast was...More

1  Thank Jim V
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is attached to the Rim Hotel - along along the old city's canal. Stopped by for a late lunch. Staff seemed very shy. One thing to note - speak slowly. If all fails, repeat yourself. Order Thai food and some wine. Food arrived...More

1  Thank FBJ1805
Reviewed 23 November 2016

excellent Thai and international food, ample choice of plates, very tasty and attractive presentation. Very good service

1  Thank Fernand N
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I Order Fresh Fruit Smoothies ,Banana , watermalon it's a mellow and appetizing , very very good 👍🏻 I will come back here again :)

1  Thank Nat N
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We have had a few meals here, as we were staying at the Rim. We found the food very nice, good portions and fresh. The staff were very friendly. Lovely sitting on the balcony with a overhead fan on. Great to sit and watch the...More

1  Thank grahunts2016
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I ordered the grilled chicken and a mixed royal salad my wife ordered pork spare ribs... My chicken was way beyond dry and the mash potato was stone cold.... the mixed royal salad was a bowl of lettuce 4 cherry tomatoes and 2 bits of...More

Thank Andy G
The Rim R, Sales Coordinator at The Canal Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Dear Andy G. Thank you very much for your visit to The Canal Restaurant & Bar and for the time that you had taken to share your feedback with us. It is through feedback such as yours that we are able to improve the food...More

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We came here as it was close to our hotel and had good ratings on trip advisor. Such a disappointment. On the plus side, we the restaurant was clean and we did not pick up any bugs. The food was hot, but quite bland. Nothing...More

Thank emeka e
The Rim R, Sales Coordinator at The Canal Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Dear Emeka, Greetings from The Canal Restaurant. May I begin by thanking you for taking the time and trouble to share your experiences at The Canal Restaurant on TripAdvisor. Our sole gauge as to how successful we are is the essential feedback we receive from...More

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23 November 2015|
Response from SuzannahA | Reviewed this property |
It is still what I would call (excellent) Thai food with a twist but I don't know if the chef is the same. Hope this helps. If you are a foodie it is worth checking out Casa Diverso (guessing at the spelling without looking... More
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US$5 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51/2 Arrak Rd., T. Phrasingh | A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 903 999
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The restaurant dining is simple and uncomplicated with a casual menu combining the best, freshest and most authentic ingredients.
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