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Thai Cafe

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22 Palmyra Junction | Palmyra Rd, Claremont, South Africa
+27 21 683 7000
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This branch of the Thai Café chain in the Palmyra Junction centre has become our favourite local. The menu never seems to pall and we are now such regulars that the staff greet us as old friends. Everything we try is consistently well made and exotic-tasting, with three different levels of chilli to prevent overheating disasters. There is a small... More 

1 Thank joydunc
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

If you need something tasty, healthy and satisfying after a just longer than desired day at the office Thai Cafe is your one stop, healthy, no-effort dinner shop. The tempura prawns are slamming. The rice pastry rolls and Phad Thai is delish.

1 Thank Hendricks-Henley
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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219 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I love their food though I prefer to have it delivered to my home. I simply do not like visiting the store with its unfriendly management team. The food make up for it all except that they are very shy with the maint ingredient such as pork meat and other, The flavours are awesomely good. Well done.

1 Thank GrantH490
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I sincerely apologise to the Claremont branch (which I love and return to often) for posting this review on their page, but their isn't mone for the Rondebosch branch. Am posting here in hopes that someone at Head Quarters sees it. Besides the slow and utterly disinterested service I got from the man working behind the till, I ordered chicken... More 

Thank Sally D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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155 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Clean and Modern with a good menu selection. Food was fresh and tasty, presented in a bowl. We made it a sit down lunch and found that it was just right for a quick meal.

Thank Aeraille
Cape Town, South Africa
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

One can always rely on a good meal from this establishment. Everything is prepared fresh, from scratch. Tasty, health meals are a given and you will never be disappointed here. I have only bought take away meals, but the place seems to have a steady, regular following for sit down meals too. You have the option to order anything from... More 

Thank Schnetlers
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373 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Tried to find Steenberg on the site but unable to do so. Not keen to load this site as a new listing so posting review here for information. Casual supper on a cold evening – we wanted something spicy. Pan fried crispy pork was excellent; well spiced, juicy meat and a great sauce. Sadly the green prawn curry fell rather... More 

Thank Sandra H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Ordered Penang curry on Monday. It was a large container with peppers, broccoli , cauliflower and meat. Ordered the same meal today and got a small container/ half the size as the previous day with meat and a few peppers. None of there curries on their menu only consist of peppers and meat , what did I eat?

Thank gary r
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Could not find the Rondebosch Thai Cafe so I am leaving a comment here. What a shocker. For some time I've noticed things are not right at this branch - inconsistent food, very poor customer service, uneasy ambiance and on-off delivery service. Last straw: Pre-ordered food for collection and about 10 minutes later when we were on our way to... More 

Thank Vicki360
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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194 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is our go-to restaurant for Thai food take-aways, the service is always exceptional, prep time is quick, and the food is really, really delicious. Well priced with generous portions. And they sell certain Thai beers as well :)

Thank LinnC1968

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Palmyra Junction | Palmyra Rd, Claremont, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +27 21 683 7000

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