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Tara Thai

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104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
+44 1702 391171
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Out for a night with friends. Wow a friday night and only two other tables in, hope it gets busy for them. Yummy share for two starter x2 followed by a delicious #49 perfect spice veg/meat ratio. and 3 other dishes (massaman,red thai, black bean) yum with fried rice with egg( 1 for 2 people is ample) maybe should have... More 

Thank Jared L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nearly £50 for a modest takeaway for two. Portion size was atrocious, particularly the mixed starter and the food arrived luke warm. Will not order from here again.

Thank Cybernetic
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a table here prior to a concert at the Cliffs pavilion, if you mention this they will try to move things along and serve you quickly. Had a very pleasant meal and would visit again if in the area.

Thank Hotspurs
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent place with spectacular food. Very helpful staff happy to cater for our needs, vegan and allergy. Beautiful setting and lovely toilets, how often can you say that? We will be back, and I do heartily recommend

Thank Dr_Jon_Law
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Thai food in bread crumbs, greasy oil as if it where fish and chips and knock off rice. Worst Thai in our entire lives

1 Thank Wahington A
Deal, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Found it a nice enough restaurant, friendly and helpful staff. Maybe a little over priced with value for money, the food was nice enough, just not nice enough for my liking. Not sure what was going on with the lighting, but it kept going a little dark then went bright again! If it's a way of calling waiting staff, may... More 

Thank GarethThomas14
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were walking past the restaurant on the way home from a day on the beach, and decided to stop for something to eat. They weren't really open for another 15 minutes, but they let us in and were very accommodating and friendly. The place soon filled up, and no surprise as the food was delicious. Our only complaint was... More 

Thank clare n
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lovely tasting Thai food but small portions. Can get much better value for money elsewhere. One waitress had the name tag as 'doughnut' which I found offensive

Thank _cheryl_burn
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had an early reservation as we were going to the Palace Theatre. We were the first people in the restaurant at 6pm but it didn't take long before the restaurant was buzzing with dinner guests. The food was excellent, however I had wanted Prawn Massaman and they only has chicken or beef although Prawn was on the menu. If... More 

Thank deborah.w
Cadiz, Spain
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Bin here a few times for lunch always nice but just lately the portion sizes have gone very small girlfriend had thai green curry with prawns there was only 2 prawns in it use to get 3 fish cakes now only 2 same as spring rolls everything tasted nice just small

Thank TheBigBoss2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Hamlet Court Road | Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 391171

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