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Drovers' Thai Restaurant

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Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
+44 1597 822508
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Returning from our daughter's graduation we took 2 grandsons aged 18 and 16 to this restaurant 2.5 hours from the ceremony, halfway home. I had seen rave reviews on here so booked it a week ago. Arriving at the time agreed (7.30) we were greeted by Ray and chose one of the set meals. As all three set meals came... More 

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1 Thank malteithwr
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the pub next door for a drink on a saturday night & my wife who is thai decided to order some thai food. My wife said the service was not very friendly & were told to come back later as they were busy,10 people only. We went back to the laughing dog pub next door for a few... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Food is cooked to order so there can be quite a delay between ordering and receiving your meal, but if you are out for the evening and not in any particular hurry it is well worth the wait. This restaurant is run by a husband and wife team and as such has a cordial atmosphere, with a good selection of... More 

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2 Thank Richard H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant, been coming here for years, it has the best Thai food in the UK. I've been to Thai restaurants in London that aren't half as good. Ked is a fantastic chef and Ray is a great host, full of fun and good company.

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2 Thank Jenny K
East Yorkshire
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218 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place took a little finding but glad we made the trip here, good thirty minutes from where we were staying in Rhayader. Authentic Thai decor and excellent food, the restaurant run by Ray (front of house, very funny chap) and his Thai wife (chef). Would recommend a visit.

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Audlem, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Meal booked for us by the B&B we were staying at - owner seemed a bit taken aback by our arrival and was extremely slow at taking our orders. Place was busy with local and owners friends so service not that good - I asked for a glass of white wine - not asked what kind of white wine or... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We heard about this place from a person who ran this place as a pub years ago, and he said they kept the name but turned it into a Thai restaurant. We were a bit curious about this Thai restaurant in such an unlikely place like mid-Wales, so decided to give it a try. I think the owner took our... More 

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1 Thank Jip79
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great Thai cuisine in an unexpected place. Well worth a visit. Authentic Thai food that is a delight on the tastebuds.

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1 Thank Lauren P
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This restaurant serves lovely Thai meals. Presentation is wonderful and the owners are a married couple Ray and Ked. Ked is from Thailand so you are getting the real deal. My husband and I are regular customers and have never had a bad meal. It is well worth eating here if in the area. They also do B&B at a... More 

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2 Thank Kathy W
Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I've eaten here several times. The food is hot, quickly prepared and served, fresh and with friendly staff. I've always found there to be more than enough food to eat. It's a small, cosy restaurant in a quiet village with sufficient parking outside. The couple that run it are married and the woman does the cooking. She is from Thailand,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Llandrindod Wells  >  Howey
  • Phone Number: +44 1597 822508

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