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Naka Thai

35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
+44 1206 864086
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (39 reviews)
“king prawns” (7 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food is good with an extensive menu to suit everyone. The service was slightly erratic but really no problem and I would go there again. We are vegetarian and could ask for other meals to be made with tofu apart from the ones in...More

Thank Maggie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rarely write a review but this was first class. We ordered a delivery . .delivered within the timescale advised and the food was truly excellent.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food and service was excellent. I was so impressed that the owner who introduced himself as Pat come to the table and really cared about our experience. Had 2 takeaways since and been equally impressed. 👍👍

Thank notfussyusually
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Pat, ying and the team constantly provide the most outstanding service and food. I couldn't fault a single take away I have received (which is quite a few)

Thank Macleanan
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Came here with family, we were seated near the kitchen which was a bit noisy but not a major problem. The lady that seated us was lovely but the young man that took our drinks order struggled to understand us. Luckily a different person took...More

Thank Gemma M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to go out on spur of moment rang and reserved table menu varied and extensive decided on mixed starters which were as expected well presented and tasty then had a selection of dishes and pad thai and coconut rice really enjoyable Thai Experience thoroughly...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great for a takeaway Thai meal or to eat in. This restaurant cares about the food it offers and the ingredients are fresh and of good quality. Absolutely no use of reconstituted chicken (unlike its close competitors). The prawns dishes are lovely and the vegetables...More

Thank Kaycal
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Very good food with average service. We were seated near the door and the draught spoilt the experience. Shame because the food was very good.

Thank AlanGregory94
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Weekending in Colchester, this was close to our hotel. We were not disappointed good food and service at great prices. Will visit again when in town.

Thank AlanFSEly
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Naka Thai three times , possibly four over the past 6 years. It a well laid out and spacious restaurant. The decor is good , mixing the character of the old building with an oriental flair. The tables are always...More

Thank CJT23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 864086
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Relax and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in this 300 year old historic Tudor building in Colchester. Although the building has been modernised, it still retains every aspect of its uniqueness and heritage. Our Head Chef, Triphop Thongkraing, was raised and trained in Thailand and has over 25 years experience. His talents are proven through customer enjoyment and appreciation for his cooking ability and innate creativity. This inspires him to maintain the Thai culinary traditions, preparation and presentation in Naka Thai. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, and you can dine assured that no matter what the occasion is you will have a pleasurable dining experience.
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