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“Great concept”

Pad Thai at The Rising Sun
Ranked #3 of 35 Restaurants in Thame
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$20
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Rising Sun is an old pub with Pad Thai Restaurant, serving a range of delicious Thai food all week.Opening HoursMonday 12:00 - 15:00 17:00 - 00:00Tuesday 12:00 - 15:00 17:00 - 00:00Wednesday 12:00 - 15:00 17:00 - 00:00Thursday 12:00 - 15:00 17:00 - 00:00Friday 12:00 - 00:00 Saturday 12:00 - 00:00 Sunday 12:00 - 23:30
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good proper pub with a great Thai restaurant merged into one.
The combination works well and creates a lively atmosphere. The food itself was fresh and as expected, full of good flavours with extra spice if you ask.
I great remedy for a dull and wet day, especially as it's on our door step.

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Thank Reg H
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

on Friday evening the rising sun was very busy , great atmosphere and the food was excellent as well . The range and quality was ideal and the service was friendly as always . Just one small point : they needed the table for a second sitting ( we dined early) and this had not been mentioned when booking . They were flexible but it should have been mentioned . No doubt I'll be back . their pad thai is ( as you'd expect with their name ) the best in the area , and the other dishes have flavour and a great balance of meat and veg . I always enjoy sitting in the old historic part at the front of the pub next to the bar - nice historic atmosphere

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Thank hilltopOxon
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Called in on the 18th of June having travelled to Thame from Oxford for an evening meal.

Most of the places we looked at in other villages on the way to Thame seemed to be shut or just doing carvery meals on a Sunday evening. But when we got to Thame the Pad Thai was open along with The Thatch which was a bit further up the road.

The Pad Thai was air conditioned and has an extensive menu. We ordered the LAAB GAI, Chicken Salad, It’s described on the menu as “Supreme chicken minced and tossed with fresh mint, lemon grass, galangal and lime leaves with toasted ground rice. The outcome is deliciously refreshing hot and sour salad.”

It’s rated at two chillies on the menu. We ordered the same for both of us, thinking we’d eat that and then see what else we might have

When it came out it was a very small dish of food, more like a "starter size". The food was terrible, the chicken was just heat, no subtle flavours at all and practically uneatable due to the heat.

It was so bad that neither of us ate more than a third of the salad, we told them we'd finished and they looked surprised with what we'd left on the plate and told the waitress it was awful and just tasted of chilli heat and then we asked for the bill and paid for what had been brought to us and left.

It really was that bad!!!

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Thank GosportTeddie
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

A traditional English country pub serving traditional Thai food, it shouldn't work but it does. What feels like a family run business giving a nice pub atmosphere and seriously tasty Thai food at a very competitive price. The service was friendly, efficient and informal in relaxed surroundings. I ordered the chicken tom yum and chicken Penang with sticky rice (as normal) I throughly enjoyed it and would recommend this establishment. As a package, they deliver exactly what they set out to, good food, nice relaxed atmosphere and reasonably price, hence the 5 stars.

Thank John G
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had one of the set banquets - all the food was delicious and served promptly. Plenty of staff who were efficient and friendly. Small restaurant at the back of the pub.

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Thank MrsFoodieBucks
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