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Thai Food Cafe

22/23 Devonshire Arcade, Penrith CA11 7SX, England
+44 1768 840043
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (45 reviews)
“mixed starter” (14 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22/23 Devonshire Arcade, Penrith CA11 7SX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just popped in for a quick meal as we were in a hurry and didn't want to eat KFC or McD's. This Thai restraurant is very reasonably priced and serves great food. I am pleased we found this place.

Thank bart761
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just popped in for a quick evening meal. Food fresh and flavourful. Service efficient and courteous Price reasonable. Excellent value

Thank Sa5annahman
Thaifoodcafe, Manager at Thai Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, please come and see us again soon. Lan and May.

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This small 6 table restaurant is well worth a visit. Run by a mother and daughter it is about the best Thai restaurant I have been to in the UK.

Thank Tony C
Thaifoodcafe, Front Office Manager at Thai Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kindness, we are pleased to provide healthy food at reasonable prices. Please call again an bring your friends. Lan and May.

Reviewed 29 June 2017

I gave the Thai food cafe a visit for the first time, even though this place has been open for many years. few friends have been for a meal and recommended going here. i chose one of their specials from the board outside. Chicken with...More

Thank ammie t
Thaifoodcafe, Front Office Manager at Thai Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Much appreciated, we try to make All our customers feel special. Your response is with true feeling. As we say in Thailand Khop Kuhn Ka.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We ate here as a group of 14 and May really looked after us all well. The food was simply superb and the authenticity the best I've had in the UK! Simply a wonderful find and if you're in Penrith it's worth hunting down and...More

1  Thank awayfromhome66
Thaifoodcafe, Front Office Manager at Thai Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is worth many hours of hard works and eye to detail to read comments like this. So much appreciated and respect too. Please come and see us again soon. Lan and May.

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We visit the Thai Food Cafe every few months because the food is simply amazing. The mixed starter is a must!

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a small cafe in the arcade,run by 2 hard working ladies. The food is excellent,freshly cooked to order. The cafe is unpretentious,beautifully clean and a lovely lunchtime stop. This was our 2nd visit. Our 1st visit was our introduction to Thai food. Since...More

Thank yerusis
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We had struggled to find somewhere to meet our dietary requirements and stumbled upon this little gem! Great veggie options with or without tofu, me any my husband had 2 curries rice, noodles and chips (the waitress was kind enough to let us order noodles...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I happened to stumble across this unassuming cafe while in Penrith, which was hidden away at the food court at the end of a shopping arcade. I enjoyed the fish cakes and prawns satay starters, which were both juicy and delicious. Main course was the...More

Thank Anh N
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I last went there in March of 2017 this year and I wasn't disappointed the meal was good and the level of service was excellent. I went for the lunch time special which is £6.99, this consists of 3 courses which start with free freshly...More

Thank Kwan Ming
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22/23 Devonshire Arcade, Penrith CA11 7SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 840043
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Freshly daily selected ingredients, prepared and cooked on site, with Menu catering for vegetarian and vegan options Gluten free on request.
The food we prepare and serve is Nourishing, Aromatic, very tasty, succulent, uncsious and contains all the five flavours for a well balanced diet for the most decerning Palate. Including Sweet, Sour, Astringent,Pungent,And Salty, in perfectly measured proportions.
Altogether probably the best Thai food experience in the UK.
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