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Phuket Pavilion

#218 of 1,806 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Broughton & Calton
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8 Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LU, Scotland
+44 131 556 4323
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food, we share a baquete for 2, the food was so good, quite big portions we couldn't finished it, defenetly go going the staff was very attentive, very well priced. Decently will recommend

Thank Ekaterina I
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family (8 people) had dinner in this restaurant on Hogmany. Everyone loved it. Great food, good friendly service, relaxed atmosphere,a really terrific start to our New Year celebrations. I would definitely recommend it.

2 Thank griffsj
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came a few days after Christmas and didn't feel like we were welcomed at this restaurant at all. We were not seated for about 10 minutes even though there were empty tables. Went up to Thai owner at the counter and asked a white elderly gentlemen. White elderly gentlemen (maybe owner) was rude in his tone. It felt like... More 

Thank Gerald L
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table in advance. The gentleman on the phone didn't seem too friendly but reviews said the food was great so I wasn't put off. We were welcomed by very friendly and helpful staff. We ordered a banquet for 2. Service was quick and the food was outstanding. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Nicola L
Rockcliffe, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here twice this month and I love the place.Nice and clean and not too cramped table wise.Nice attentive staff but not over the top.I enjoyed my food so much I had the same thing on both occasions.Pre-Theatre menu came in at £14 for 2 courses and were good sized portions.I had Tempura vegetables with a side of... More 

Thank alan d
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times and it is always wonderful. The food is delightful but the people are even better. The Thai girls are nice and friendly the male owner/manager is also excellent. Very good value for money too! Can't fault this place.

Thank Kitty8704
York, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I nipped in as we were staying nearby, we didn't book and luckily they managed to fit us in although they were very busy. The food was lovely and there is plenty of choice and variety on the menu. The staff were very friendly and the service was faultless, also we didn't feel rushed even though they... More 

Thank NorthernFox70
Newcastle, Australia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was just across the road from where we were staying. We booked because there were 8 of us. Service was really good and our meals were served quite promptly after ordering. We had mixture is starters. Chilli BBQ kings prawns, soup, chicken skewers, fish cakes. Couldn't fault them -all good A big range of mains including usual favourites.... More 

Thank PhilWG
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initial impressions were good...ambience etc. However door opens straight on to street so pick your table carefully as there can be quite a draft when new people come in. I like Thai food but found the green chicken curry to be a bit bland. My friend had a duck dish which was nice. Service was a bit on the slow... More 

Thank Cathirene
Edinburgh, Scotland
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208 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I've not been here for a while so I took a friend/colleague for dinner. He loves Thai food and was very enthusiastic about how good his meal was. I love the sirloin steak salad and can't help having it every time. Excellent food and service as always.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 4323
Outstanding quality of Thai food with a nice selection of starters and main courses. The pleasant ambiance and décor invites you right in.

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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