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Salathai Restaurant

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shop no 4 Winston place 65 Green Point main road | Greenpoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 434 6815
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unpretentious restaurant with flavourful food. Tables outside are a great place to sit on a late sunny afternoon and watch the world go by. The restaurant is owner run with all cooking done by her. As a result, service is excellent and requests are accommodated because every dish is freshly prepared to order. Expect slight variations in flavours of dishes... More 

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Thank Clyde P
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out for a week night dinner and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The waiter recommended a lot of good dishes and knew the menu well. The atmosphere is cozy and well decorated inside. Outside is a nice terrace for summer evenings. The food was great, good flavors, very efficient service and very reasonable prices. Will be back again.

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Thank Matthew L
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy, dirty table, very friendly waiter. We ordered Massaman curry with chicken (85 rand), a green vegetable curry (75) and rice (19). The food came after only a few minutes and the bowels were big. The curries, hm. More like soups, very very thin. The massaman had nothing on common with any massaman I've ever had. Sweet potatoes instead... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had lunch hear with my husband over the weekend, cozy authentic Thai restaurant. The food is amazing, fresh clean and very flavoursome food. I recommend it hot, food arrives beautifully presented. Great portion sizes and value for money, best Thai we have had in Cape Town, very friendly service. We took a take away menu with when we left! Will... More 

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Thank Vivienne1977
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Had a very tasty meal! Hot is a good choice if you love spicy but don't want to catch on fire. Free WiFi!

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Thank Richard G
jesse k, Manager at Salathai Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Richard i'm glad you enjoyed your meal hope to see you again soon More 

Cape Town
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We are Thai fans- the food, the people. Went to Yindees last night and it was beyond average. Tonight we tried Salathai and it was excellent! Authentic Thai cuisine, so much flavours and great service by Jesse. This is my new best Thai restaurant in Cape Town. Go!

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Thank divacapetown
Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and i went on a search for this restaurant. We actually passed by without noticing it at all! Eventually we phoned them and were redirected back to it. It is a small, simple restaurant. To be honest, I was unsure that it would deliver a good Thai meal. We ordered a duck green curry with rice and the... More 

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Thank Ardele
Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This is our all time favourite Thai restaurant! I lived in Thailand for a year to teach and this is the closest I've come to getting authentic Thai food in Cape Town! We go here at least once a week! Their spicy basil (gai grapouw) is my all time favourite, Laap moo is also a winner if feel like something... More 

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Thank Linky P
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant meal had with friends. Food was freshly prepared and the Phad Thai was very good. Nice friendly service. Worth a visit for a casual bite.

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Thank Lynton C
South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Thai Red Chilli paste chicken dish which was absolutely delicious. My boyfriend had the Phad Thai which he couldn't stop raving about. I tried some of it too and had to agree that it's the best one I've ever had & I've been to Thailand a number of times. David our waiter was excellent too. Very attentive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: shop no 4 Winston place 65 Green Point main road | Greenpoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 6815

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?