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Drovers' Thai Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
+44 1597 822508
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a warm welcome from ray the owner and front of house always witty and friendly,his beautiful wife ked fantastic food have been many times always stunning food I can say never had a bad meal or experience here just feel at home. A must place to go.

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Thank Tracy K
Sawston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and it is an awesome place. A rainbow of flavours and colours. Great Thai decorations. I can't wait to come back to this Restaurant sometime soon.

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Outstanding quality of Thai food - as good or better than any I have eaten in London or Paris - carefully prepared by diligent, expert experienced Thai lady chef (co-owner with husband). Comfortable, clean and interestingly Thai themed decorations (obviously!) in a nice old pub in a country village that is very conveniently close to Llandrindod Wells. Well presented and... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Returning from our daughter's graduation we took 2 grandsons aged 18 and 16 to this restaurant 2.5 hours from the ceremony, halfway home. I had seen rave reviews on here so booked it a week ago. Arriving at the time agreed (7.30) we were greeted by Ray and chose one of the set meals. As all three set meals came... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the pub next door for a drink on a saturday night & my wife who is thai decided to order some thai food. My wife said the service was not very friendly & were told to come back later as they were busy,10 people only. We went back to the laughing dog pub next door for a few... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Food is cooked to order so there can be quite a delay between ordering and receiving your meal, but if you are out for the evening and not in any particular hurry it is well worth the wait. This restaurant is run by a husband and wife team and as such has a cordial atmosphere, with a good selection of... More 

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2 Thank Richard H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant, been coming here for years, it has the best Thai food in the UK. I've been to Thai restaurants in London that aren't half as good. Ked is a fantastic chef and Ray is a great host, full of fun and good company.

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3 Thank Jenny K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place took a little finding but glad we made the trip here, good thirty minutes from where we were staying in Rhayader. Authentic Thai decor and excellent food, the restaurant run by Ray (front of house, very funny chap) and his Thai wife (chef). Would recommend a visit.

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Audlem, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Meal booked for us by the B&B we were staying at - owner seemed a bit taken aback by our arrival and was extremely slow at taking our orders. Place was busy with local and owners friends so service not that good - I asked for a glass of white wine - not asked what kind of white wine or... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We heard about this place from a person who ran this place as a pub years ago, and he said they kept the name but turned it into a Thai restaurant. We were a bit curious about this Thai restaurant in such an unlikely place like mid-Wales, so decided to give it a try. I think the owner took our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Llandrindod Wells  >  Howey
  • Phone Number: +44 1597 822508

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