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Yama's

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121 High Street, Margate CT9 1JT, England
+44 1843 312178
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10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a birthday meal - fabulous food, friendly service and excellent value for money. Will be back

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Thank fostershaz
Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food. Multiple options for vegetarians too. Small dining space but worth going for the food.

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Thank nickkaushal
Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can watch the chef prepare your dinner and the food is exquisite. It is a bring your own cafe and you can buy your drinks from the off licence across the road. Basic setting but worth a visit as the food is so good

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Thank Trish H
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here this weekend and... ...mixed feelings. Yama's looks nothing like a Thai restaurant, - bar the front-of-shop kitchen and tacky music, it's visually a greasy spoon; a cramped, dated and cheap-looking cafe; blackboard over a sandwich bar servery; crimped paper covering the tables like a child's soft play party's annex room; tables clustered to make those seated unable to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was fantastic to see Noy cooking again! Enjoyed the Tom Yum soup really spicy. Plumped for a hot green beef curry really tasty.

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Thank jimaharding
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little place at the top of the high street featured first class cooking from a very talented chef and was an absolute delight. The Tom Yum soup was one of the best we've ever had with a deep, rich flavour and the noodles and peanut sauce dishes were equally fine. All the generously proportioned dishes had a fresh, vibrant... More 

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Thank Kev H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is some of the best Thai food I've tasted outside of Thailand . The Chef cares about your experience and there is an attention to detail that shines in this eatery, considering that you're not paying gastronomic prices. It reminds me of a brilliant little restaurant that I ate in every day when I was on holiday in Koh... More 

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Thank Una41
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Uncomplicated setting, all food cooked fresh to order with the chef just behind the counter. Can choose to have each meal mild, medium or hot. Very reasonable prices, no alcohol is sold in the restaurant but think you can BYO. Will definitely be going back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic quality food, Restaurant is i small but it works, service is excellent, chef very friendly and takeway menu is worth a go too.

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Thank nickelms
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We popped by for lunch on a windy wintry day. Food was outstanding and awesomely good value. Friendly efficient service too. Go there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Thai, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 High Street, Margate CT9 1JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 312178
Description
Thai English Eaterie open from 10am until 2.30pm then 5pm until 10pm last orders 9.30ish Tuesday until Saturday. Breakfasts served all day, like the T.J. Special( Egg, Smoked Danish Bacon, Cumberland Sausage, Beans, Tomatoes, Hash Brown, Mushrooms and Hot Toast with real Butter!!!! All for £4.95) As is our authentic home cooked Thai food cooked by Noi our Fantastic Thai Housewife/Cook who creates absolutely fantastic food, spiced to your taste. Come and sample our mouth watering Thai curries or Noi's now famous Yummy Yama (Mango Curry) Children's meals also available at £3.50 Kids Breakfast, Real Chicken Nuggets or Fish Fingers all served with Chips and Beans or Mash and Veg plus a fruit juice, we now do any Thai meal half portion for children.We look forward to meeting you soon Sawadee Krap Keep a look out we are opening Sundays soon

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