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Nics Restaurant & Playground

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87 Moo 1 | Nong Kwai, 50230, Thailand
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+66 87 007 3769
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am from Korea. I went there without a big expectation because it was a restaurant that I accidentally went on a trip to Thailand. But the food and the interior were the best. It was so much fun to share food with the owner of the restaurant. We recommend this restaurant to all other travelers.

Thank ddorojihun
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The menu has a large selection, including a nice selection of western food options. Huge playground for the kids. This would be great for families with young children. Not great for a date night. The food was good. I really liked the eggplant dish, but did not care for the other plate we ordered (I can't remember what it was... More 

Thank Amanda S
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Dear Amanda S, glad that you liked our Eggplant Tower. It's one of our famous vegetarian dishes since years. Maybe you try our menu again, you are right we have so many options and the kitchen is experienced since ten years. Around 30% of our guest are from the US but the most of them live as expatriates around here... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Mid 2015 we went to Nics the first time when it was operated under the old owner. The quality of food has not changed, just the opposite.... the food is better now and Markus, the very friendly and hands-on host has added a very nice list of wines. This is a place to relax with or without kids and we,... More 

Thank Jay_8778
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Dear Jay, we are happy about your review and that you like us so much since a long time. We introduced a very nice wine menu in Autumn 2015 and we are going the next step in March 2017 with opening a wine-room attached to our new constructed second aircon-room. We love to serve and we are glad that you... More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The German waiter poured the wine holding the bottle with two hands and spilled wine beside the glass, then watched while the female guest was left to clean the mess on the table. First, two plates with starters arrived, then some time later another, and the 4th guest got his when the others had finished. The roasted bread with the... More 

Thank ErnstThai
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

ErnstThai, we feel very sorry to read how you felt about the Valentines Night and that you didn’t appreciate our efforts at all. We tried to give you all our love and passion and prepared a beautiful Valentines Table with roses and candles for you, even it was a last minute booking. We didn’t mind that you don’t want our... More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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309 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Exceptional service and great food. I live on the other side of Chiang Mai and at least 45 minutes to get here, but totally worrh the trip. Came here on a good friends recommendation, and will definitely come back. Very reasonably priced too.

Thank thespgtraveler
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Dear Thespgtraveler, thank you very much for your review. We are really happy as Nics Team that you write so beautiful about our efforts. We try to serve a excellent quality with a lovely service. Not everyday we are perfect, but we are happy if we get valued by one of our lovely guests so much as you do it.... More 

Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

my first and the last time there. No friendly staff small portion and overpriced! Also the German owner is a very arrogant person

Thank KaiMiller2017
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Nic's Team is upset. Because we work honest and correct we reported this review already to let it delete because the account to write this review was opened 24hrs before writing some reviews and after that it was not used anymore. We don't need any fake reviews please. Our staff is as friendly and lovely as our guests. Our pricing... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Playground was great. Kids can spend hours climbing and jumping. Probably suit 3-12 best. Food was OK though nothing special. Great host (presumably Nic himself).

Thank Tou_Sarat
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Dear Tou S, thank's for your review. Nic by himself is a young german boy who is the founder of the playground many years ago. He kept asking for a nice playground (like they have it in Germany) that the idea came up to build one here on the edge of Chiang Mai to Hang Dong and doing so, together... More 

Bali, Indonesia
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I wish there were more places like these in other cities. Our kids didn't want to leave after four hours of playing almost non-stop. The playground is very nice and spacious, although there could be a few more swings installed. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating areas at various spots on the premises. Prices are well above other restaurants... More 

Thank Marc F
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Dear Marc F, thank you for your review. We take your word and we will improve the swings....promised! The combination of a quality restaurant with a lovely kid's playground is a really nice idea and the combination is valued by many regulars very much. The parents enjoy a good food and sometimes even a Mojito or a glass of wine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas Eve dinner at Nic's. From the festive decor to the beautifully prepared tasting menu, we were blown away with this restaurant. The children were able to run, play, and make friends, while the adults could enjoy delicious cuisine and conversation. I have never experienced a restaurant where I could enjoy several courses with wine pairings... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for this nice review about your Christmas Night. The whole Nics Team is very proud to read that you have been so happy with us and this is a great motivation. We love to serve and we are usually a easy going place with wooden tables and comfortable chairs and benches. That night we did fine dining with... More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We enjoyed the drinks, open air and fresh food whilst the kids played on the climbing frames, bounced on the trampoline, dug happily in sand. The friendly staff couldn't have been more helpful. We had a great time and a place for all the family.

Thank Mim N
Nic's T, Nics Team at Nics Restaurant & Playground, responded to this review

Dear Mimneal80, we are glad to read that you and your family liked us so much. We are happy with our awesome playground, the fresh prepared quality dished and the beautiful setup of the restaurant in general. Your review giving us the confidence that we did right and this is so nice to read. You are always welcome and thanks... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Moo 1 | Nong Kwai, 50230, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Hang Dong
  • Phone Number: +66 87 007 3769
- Ambient indoor (Aircon) dining area- Alfresco dining in our landscaped garden- health & freshly made whole foods- Menu: Tapas, Pizza, Salads, Pasta, Fingerfood, Wraps, Paninis- Homemade Cakes- Special Kids Menu- Fresh Juices & Smoothies

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