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82A East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QW, England
+44 1206 870770
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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1,102 reviews
773 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7,231 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited to a Birthday Party...and were so pleased when they said they were having it here..this has always been one of our favourite places to eat..and everythjng was 1st class..from the moment you arrive and are warmly greeted..the food is of such a high standard..full of exotic flavours..they laid on a banquet..a great evening with great company..can not... More 

1 Thank bigbarryEssex
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For many years I've found it difficult to eat out due to multiple allergies. Thai1 catered exceptionally well, and as advised on a previous ad hoc visit, used the gluten-free soy sauce I provided to be used in my food. The meal was lovely, staff friendly and amenable, and I'll most certainly be returning. It's also of interest to note... More 

Thank Sarah M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A shot in the dark - trying this restaurant for the first time. Environs excellent. Cold in the area in which we were sitting but not noisy. Stater disappointing - greasy, ill conceived and unappetising. Main course - I queried the type of fish used in the dish due to the really strong fish smell. Rice passable and my friends... More 

Thank Jan11c
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered a takeaway after reading good reviews on trip advisor. Food arrived at the time requested, it was piping hot and tasted amazing. Will definitely be ordering again.

2 Thank Twinkle071
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A fantastic night as always, perfectly hosted along with excellent service and food..a huge hit from all of us at Colchester Kawasaki

1 Thank Nick M
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We went there on a busy Saturday night. Delicious food, lovely staff and great atmosphere. We will be back!

1 Thank Raf32
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Booked dinner for 2 on a friday and for the 2nd time were given food so spicy and hot as to be inedible (we are not spice virgins). My wife is Sri-Lankan. Her main dish on the first visit was the squid. Too hot. Mine on the second visit was a beef dish, again unbearable! As well as the heat... More 

Thank Vahni G
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Best Thai food I've ever had. Called up to order a take away and the gentleman on the phone was extremely polite and helpful. It arrived swiftly with great service, tasted incredible and didn't break the bank! Extremely satisfied. Would highly recommend!

2 Thank rcc1992
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

ordered takeaway last minute choice as I had always felt there wasnt a thai in Colchester that was much good. Thai 1 was delicious I have a fave thai dish that when its authentic is just the most delicious food ever yum neua a spicy thai beef salad this one if the best I have ever had and I will... More 

1 Thank frequent_travell0r
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Staff were all extremely helpful. Amazing service and knew exactly what to recommend. The food was exquisite and at a great price. Highly recommend

1 Thank Moe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82A East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 870770

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