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The King and Thai

35 Great Western Road, Dorchester DT1 1UF, England
+44 1305 250270
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (37 reviews)
“banana fritters” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Great Western Road, Dorchester DT1 1UF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is so good. The food is excellent and the service prompt and unobtrusive. We've been here as a couple and as a group. Very buzzy when it's busy. Love this place.

Thank msbartolozzi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here not too long ago for the first time and was not disappointed! Really delicious food, mixed starter platter was SO good and a very nice Pad Thai. Service was extremely friendly and efficient. Will definitely be returning. Thank you!

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service, fresh food served quickly, excellent quality, outstanding value. I will be eating there again

Thank timbrand701
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We always have lunch at this lovely little restaurant when we go shopping in Dorchester, usually on Wednesdays when the big market is on. The service is prompt and discreet, and the food is delicious. The three-course lunch menu is really good value (£11.95 for...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in on a Monday evening after a trip to the cinema (The Plaza - also excellent!). Very nice food - fresh and a bit different to the usual. I had the chef’s special - tempura prawns in a sticky chilli sauce - beautiful prawns....More

Thank Bigsby1962
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have always enjoyed the food ,good portions and very tasty without being too spicey. The dining area is compact but nicely laid out so you are not overlooked.

Thank helen f
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Visited for my wife's birthday treat. Had one of the set meals that promised much but delivered little in the way of exciting taste and flavours one would expect from a vibrant cuisine. Little spice or seasoning in any of the dishes. Bland throughout and...More

Thank 910alant
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great Thai food made from scratch at a very good price. Owner a lovely man who can't do enough for you. 3 course lunch menu is so cheap for the quality. Would recommend a visit.

Thank FOREVER008
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

My partner (who is Thai) and I visit MANY Thai restaurants and are very picky about what is authentic and incredible tasting. This Thai restaurant is by far one of the best we have come across in the entire county (we've tried many from all...More

1  Thank Carrie-Anne L
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We were greeted by the owner Som, and shown to our table. After much deliberation we chose to have the set meal. The food was to die for, it was hot, not too spicy (our choice), and best of all the plates were hot.Som was...More

Thank dorset2
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1 August 2017|
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Response from AMPH | Reviewed this property |
I hate msg and didn't detect any as the food was all freshly made
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Great Western Road, Dorchester DT1 1UF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 250270
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