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“Great food, very friendly service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thai Tawan - CLOSED

Thai Tawan
Price range: US$19 - US$33
Cuisines: Thai
Neighbourhood: Gewerbeschule
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: Gewerbeschule
Basel, Switzerland
Level Contributor
56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great food, very friendly service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2013

food was yummy and authentic! And the service was very quick and friendly. we ordered our food spicy and it had a good kick to it, unlike many other times when you order spicy food in Switzerland.
we went to a gig in the X-Tra which is only a couple of steps down the road so it is extremely convenient for some food before the concert.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Alexandra B
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
hampshire
Level Contributor
80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Good service, very welcoming”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

We wandered past this restaurant and decided to give it a go. The waitress made us feel exceptionally welcome and tried hard, although she spoke little English and we speak little French or German!

The starters were great, although very pricey, the mains were nice but not as good. The food bill was more than 200CHF (approx £160) for three mains and four starters, plus drinks on top so it was a good job we weren't starving...

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank paula24jen
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london
Level Contributor
30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“excellent restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

off the beaten track, excellent authentic Thai food with excellent attentive service...can not fault anything about this restaurant.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank michaelnewport
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Tampa, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good, but not the best”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

We found this after a long afternoon of walking but while looking for another restaurant (that ended up being closed). The food came quickly and was good, but the red curry was way too spicy. We had a bit of a communication problem with our server, who didn't understand our request for plain water and brought us 4.50 CHF bottles instead, spicy curry when we said "not spicy" and that service was not included when we tried to clarify because it was not clearly marked on the bill and there was no way to add it to the charge receipt (and the guide books say it generally is). As with everything in zurich, it was quite expensive...almost $90 for three entrees and four (very pricy) bottles of water. All in all, we enjoyed our food, but have had much, much better Thai food than this.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank davenpd
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice thai restuarant in Zürich”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

The atomsphere was nice, the sevice very friendly.

Good curry (spicy!) and coconut ice cream. We will come back.
We came there with a Deindeal voucher, so I can't really write anything about the prices.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Sofquipeut
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