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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%
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“thai food” (39 reviews)
“king prawns” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
35 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 6 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 25 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
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Always great service and the food is always very tasty. I have been here quite a few times with friends and we all always enjoy it.

Thank Jenksi1
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We have visited many times as we love the food so much, but I struggle with it's trip advisor rating as it's not just about the food! It's always freezing cold and there's no atmosphere at all. The service is average. For the price you...More

Thank Pinkbow1
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Well it was a tad cold inside but at minus 2 outside and being an old building we understood. The service was spot on. They lady that served us was friendly and attentive. The food.....pwoar! We had set menu B for two people. Fresh, beautifully...More

Thank Vikki R
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Actually I haven't been here so I can't say what it's like inside or what the staff are like in the restaurant. What I can say is I have had take away from here and it is to die for. The food has always been...More

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal at Nakia Thai last night and was massively disappointed by the service and also the lack of heating, most of us had to sit with coats on as it was that cold (even the staff commented on how cold it was...More

Thank Rawlings_Rabble_11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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
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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