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Jin Bang Dasha Building B | Xiahe Lu, Xiamen, China
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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We had a lovely formal Thai greeting when we walked in the door. We were immediately seated and we were each poured a cup of hot tea. The table was already equipped with a pot of tea also, which we were hoping we could use to refill our cups, but the pot was cold. The menu is huge! Actually overwhelming.... More 

Thank burntgrilledchz
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161 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

So authentic, I was taken aback when I had to adjust to the fact that I was in China and not Thailand once I was back on the street. The seafood is excellent, and the tom yum goong was exceptional. Try the baby squid - fantastic! Music, smells, ambience all very Thai. Service is better than typical, but still not... More 

Thank ChilliGarlic
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

After reading a great review from a guy called Gordon, we went to this Thai restaurant! Were we glad we did!! Amazing veg Thai curry, great spring rolls and very reasonable! Such a great find! Thankyou Gordon! X

Thank Joeandrobert
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
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43 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Highly recommended. Great flavors. Nice atmosphere. Very Thailand - like - inside. Some of the best Thai food I have ever had. It is a good break from the usual Chinese food (if you have been in a China a while - maybe you need some break). Your Chinese hosts will also like the food. It is a good place... More 

Thank Gordon G
Xiamen, China
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140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2012

My wife and I together with four friends and their three children went here and had what, even by Chinese standards, can only be described as a banquet. Every dish was superb to look at and delicious to eat. I have a particular liking for the Thai beef curry and would have been quite happy to eat just this with... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Jin Bang Dasha Building B | Xiahe Lu, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
Tel. No. 6136699. Part of the Golden Elephant chain of restaurants here on Xiamen

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