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Phuket Pavilion

8 Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LU, Scotland
+44 131 556 4323
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (64 reviews)
“green curry” (19 reviews)
“chicken satay” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LU, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is restaurant is one of the best in the city, the food is simply wonderful. Delicious, freshly cooked Thai food, it doesn't come better. The service is excellent as well, all very attentive and friendly staff. Can't wait to come back!

Thank Braveliver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends really wanted to go for thai food, so we searched on google and this placepopped up. Seeing the good ratings we went. The staff was quite friendly. Food was nice and would definitely visit again. I didn't have much idea so I let...More

Thank Mjos123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow the food at this restaurant was so delicious!! So flavourful, and authentic. The service was very attentive, friendly, and professional. Lovely atmosphere also. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Jazmin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always go to Phuket Pavilion for a pre-theatre meal before any show at the Playhouse, which is a 2 minute walk across the road. Service is always very efficient and food consistently tasty. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend - and in actual fact, we need...More

Thank Coz72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to pick up my takeaway. The lady on the phone was very friendly and when I went in, the owner was also extremely friendly. Very attentive, she remembered I was vegetarian and gave advice on a free snack they offered me. the owner...More

Thank squizz20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some very average meals in Edinburgh, but this was the standout exception: delicious food, actually cooked fresh to order (wow!), quick, friendly service, and decent value for the location.More

Thank Patrick H
Billkan2, General Manager at Phuket Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, I really do appreciate your feed back which makes each and everyone of us delighted to hear,that you enjoyed your visit. I look forward to seeing you again in due course, but until then my very best wishes in health and happiness to...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Walked in and were able to get a table straight away last night which was a good start as we'd been turned away elsewhere. What a pleasurable experience from the friendliness of the waiting staff to the taste of the dishes. Really good value too....More

2  Thank Ken R
Billkan2, General Manager at Phuket Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind comments I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Phuket experience. Looking forward to seeing you again in the not so distant future, but until then my sincere best wishes to you and all your family. Regards Bill

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We would recommend this restaurant for good quality food with attentive service and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. It's not fancy but it is very good. We arrived late in Edinburgh and we booked ahead on our way into the city for a table at...More

Thank N E
Billkan2, Owner at Phuket Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great, I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and I thank you for your time to pass on your lovely comments. Hopefully we will see you again soon, but until then our very best wishes to each and everyone. Regards Bill

Reviewed 7 July 2017

It would be too hard to pick just one thing to praise about the Phuket Pavilion. Starting with the atmosphere, it is such a nice place, the decor is simple and tasteful, the cutlery really beautiful, and so were the dishes. Next, the food... Simply...More

Thank MemnochXXI
Billkan2, General Manager at Phuket Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A BIG BIG Thank You for your most welcome feed back and your valuable time to do so. You fill me with emotion with your very kind comments. We try to give a good service to each and everyone who visits the Phuket Pavilion and...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Under advertised and traditional. Best food in Edinburgh. Recommend the weeping tiger or banquet B. If you're lucky, you might get a special coffee! Fun to guess the ingredients 🤗More

Thank nisfornicola
Billkan2, General Manager at Phuket Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, it is always heart warming to receive feed back and hear that customers have enjoyed the Phuket Pavilion facilities. Looking forward to seeing you again in the not so distant future, until then my sincere best wishes in health...More

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found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
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4 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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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