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Zaap Thai Street Food

117 Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RZ, England
+44 191 230 1280
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (45 reviews)
“massaman curry” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
117 Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been to Thailand a number of times and whilst the smell and layout is authentic ish the food isn't. It really disappointed. We had green curry and pad Thai. Neither were very good and left a funny after taste. There are a lot better...More

Thank MichaelNewcastleUK
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi MichaelNewcastleUK, Thank you for the review! We take pride of our food and service and we are sorry to hear that on this occasion your visit was not up to our usual high standards. If you like, email us at info@zaapthai.co.uk with more details,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal, went for all three courses! Loved every one of them. Dessert was a little unusual for me but that’s why I chose it. I loved the tofu options with many main courses, great for veggies. Service was friendly and efficient...More

Thank Violet A
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Violet A, Thank you for sharing your experience! Glad to hear that you enjoyed. Hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly a restaurant with a difference. I've been to Thailand several times and this was just like stepping through a portal. What a fantastic achievement to recreate the Thai experience in Newcastle. The staff were so welcoming and friendly and I was spoilt for choice...More

Thank Trudy G
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Trudy G, Thank you for your kind words! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Attempts to recreate atmosphere and surroundings of Thailand. Never been to Thailand but if it’s like this think I would love it. Food is wonderful, freshly cooked in full view of restuaurant and able to vary the spiciness of each dish by requesting when ordering....More

Thank hazel w
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi hazel w, Thank you for your kind words! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a friend and were definitely impressed. Beautifully cooked food Staff so friendly and welcoming Good value for money

Thank Karen P
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karen P, Thank you for these lovely words! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed and we hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a birthday/anniversary meal. Im afraid to say i was a little tipsy before we arrived and the meal I had was gorgeous but I was to tipsy to finish it. I would highly recommend the stir fry with belly pork and jasmine...More

Thank wennortheast
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi wennortheast, Thank you for sharing your experience and for choosing us to celebrate your birthday/ anniversary! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped of for a quick bite on a Saturday night, we have been to the zaap in Leeds and really annoyed it and this didn’t disappoint Food was fantastic staff were very helpful,

Thank PetersEat
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi PetersEat, Thank you for the review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed and we hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exciting, buzzing atmosphere and efficient service. Makes you think you are in a Bangkok Street market. Starters were very quick out and tasty, if a little on the small side, and the cocktails were a bit ice heavy. The soups however? Spectacular. No.25 poh taek...More

Thank MegaT3D
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi tedrichardson49, Thank you for sharing your experience! Glad to hear that you enjoyed. Hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for a quick dinner before the Ed Sheeran concert at St James's park. My husband has visited Zaap Thai in Leeds a coup,e of times previously. The food was amazing. We hadn't booked a table but only waited 15...More

Thank Amanda C
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Amanda C, Thank you for your kind words! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live near here and have been here many times since it opened. Its got quirky, "street food" style decor along with friendly and pleasant staff. The food is, and has always been, very good. Its quickly delivered,, and cheap. We always tend to order...More

Thank Radial17
BanKaewkraikhot, Owner at Zaap Thai Street Food, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Radial17, Thank you for the review! The difference between the two dishes is in the greens. Number 76 comes with Morning Glory ( Thai greens ) and number 77 comes with spring greens. Both of the dishes have the option of tofu or belly...More

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Response from adturner2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don’t know. I would just to be safe.
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Hi, We have duck and chicken meat are halal. Kind Regards, Guest Relations Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 230 1280
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Description
Zaap Thai Street food brings a fabulously authentic Thai street food market experience to the streets of Newcastle. With it's amazing decor, neon lights, Thai artwork and site dressing, it's the closest experience of Bangkok you'll ever have, without actually going to Thailand.
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