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“One of our all time favourite restaurants in Southampton ”

Mango Thai Tapas, Above Bar
Ranked #61 of 964 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$18
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Family-owned and run, Mango Thai Tapas celebrates its 10 year anniversary in 2017! With three Mangos in Southampton, each with their own identity, here at Above Bar, you can enjoy Ko Phi Phi beach vibes with big palm murals and tropical bamboo hut roofs. Ideally located in the centre of town opposite the guildhall, makes this Mango perfect for pairing cocktails and Thai Tapas with an evening to the theatre or concert. Whether you’re in the after-work (or I've-got-a-day-off) club, or headed out disco clubbing, be sure to take advantage of Island cocktail happy hour all day until 7pm and again after 10pm - every day!
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, amazing food with fantastic vegan options available. Mango never fails to make a great occasion feel extra special! A little on the pricier side but worth every penny.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Hazel J
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting my Brother in Southampton. Went to Mango Thai Tapas bar and lounge on Canute Road. As we had 3 young children with us we opted for an early dinner (4:30 ish). The staff were very welcoming, food was fresh, beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. The decor is amazing. My Brother has visited Thailand on several occasions and in his opinion it's the most authentically cooked food outside of Thailand. The cost of the tapas dishes are reasonably priced, when the food arrives you may think "there's not a lot of food there", but I can positively say there is more than enough. It was the first and only time the children were quiet that day! Definatley visit again!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank beatie123
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Visited this bar/ restaurant on a Saturday evening from London. Nice atmosphere, relaxed and informal. Bar staff great, helpful cheerful and a good sense of humour. Food good value and tasty too. Nice venue but ruined rude and very arrogant by door staff- wont come back again.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Thank Terriane
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Tamsin S, Manager at Mango Thai Tapas, Above Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

HI Terriane

Thank you for taking the time to review Mango and we're really pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. It is likely your review was meant for our Ocean Village venue with retro Basement club on Saturdays. However, I'm extremely surprised to read your feedback on our door staff - they are so often praised at their jobs and how brilliant a fit they are with Mango's friendly ethos and helpful attitude toward our patrons. We would welcome a private message so that we may use your comments constructively, and we hope you'll try us again next time you're in Southampton so we can change your mind.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Tried the gin cocktail, refreshing. Also the birthday cake shooter. Good but need to order 2 at a time so this is irritating.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for an early pre-theatre meal. It simple terms, the experience was OK - not bad, but also not 5star.
The main dishes of two different curries tasted nice and had plenty of meat, as did the Pad Thai noodles. Not sure about the tapas theme .....looks like starters under another name.
Waitress was talkative and friendly (British not Thai)
But restaurant decor was basic, didn't look like great expense on this and you had a clear view into the service area / dishwasher from the main entrance.
There are better Thai restaurants around the south - but this one is OK for local / standard Thai food.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank O3987DTrichardh
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