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The King and Thai

35 Great Western Road, Dorchester, England
+44 1305 250270
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (37 reviews)
“banana fritters” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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35 Great Western Road, Dorchester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for my wife's birthday treat. Had one of the set meals that promised much but delivered little in the way of exciting taste and flavours one would expect from a vibrant cuisine. Little spice or seasoning in any of the dishes. Bland throughout and...More

Thank 910alant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Thai food made from scratch at a very good price. Owner a lovely man who can't do enough for you. 3 course lunch menu is so cheap for the quality. Would recommend a visit.

Thank FOREVER008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner (who is Thai) and I visit MANY Thai restaurants and are very picky about what is authentic and incredible tasting. This Thai restaurant is by far one of the best we have come across in the entire county (we've tried many from all...More

1  Thank Carrie-Anne L
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We were greeted by the owner Som, and shown to our table. After much deliberation we chose to have the set meal. The food was to die for, it was hot, not too spicy (our choice), and best of all the plates were hot.Som was...More

Thank dorset2
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A warm welcome from the owner, much of the food sourced locally and cooked by his wife. Dishes beautifully presented, served piping hot and freshly cooked and the taste - simply devine! Whether you live in the area or are passing through Dorchester, this restaurant...More

Thank foxy177
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This was our first visit to this lovely restaurant. We went for the three course lunch at £11.95 and it was perfect. I had the spring rolls, Sweet and Sour Tofu and the Mango Sorbet, my Aunt had the Prawn/chicken toast, Sweet and sour Pork...More

Thank barnarch
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The food was fine but quite expensive. It is a pleasant place with a friendly staff and very clean. We would return but maybe not as a first choice.

Thank hilarykennedy
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Want to give this restaurant a positive review as they were so accommodating to our young (& v fussy) child. Food was enjoyable, decent quality. Price ok - daytime menu 3 course fof 11.95 + drinks. Seemed reasonable to me. Would recommend.

Thank Threepiecesuite
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The option of a three course lunch for £11.95 provides good food and good value. Portions are not too large, which is ideal at lunchtime, but if you choose a main course that includes rice, the portion size is generous and could fill you up...More

Thank Bon444
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch previously and gave a very good review as the set lunch was excellent value. However, as a result I returned for dinner with friends and was seriously disappointed. A “selection of starters” were greasy and uninspiring and I have...More

2  Thank Christine M
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Response from AMPH | Reviewed this property |
I hate msg and didn't detect any as the food was all freshly made
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Great Western Road, Dorchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 250270
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