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No. 9 Road 151 | Old Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
+20 2 23580126
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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived in SE Asia for over 10 years, I always miss good Thai food when back in Cairo. But no longer. My wife and I had a delicious meal of coconut tom yum soup (with chicken), white rice and raw veggie spring rolls. Everything was good. The soup was very authentically Thai in taste. The spring roll had a... More 

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Thank HassanElNahas
The Netherlands
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here often with friends (one Thai, other Singaporean). Delicious food and nice staff. Always left happy with a full belly!

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Thank wwwanchi
Lisbon, Portugal
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159 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Nice restaurant, well located in Maadi. Easy to park. 20 years of service experience that you feel during your meal. We took soups, starters, main course and dessert. All good and tasty. Great fresh juices (they also have alcohol). You should go!

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Thank Vitor N
Cairo
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a classic must try if you are near maadi. It's quite hidden but once ur there the food is delicious Some suggestions would be to Tom kha gai soup with lemongrass and chicken, and the shrimp dumplings and don't forget the fresh spring rolls with shrimp

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Thank Nawara M
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Been a regular there for 2 years. They serve the best Thai food in town. The food is great fresh mid spiced and very tasty. Also prices are reasonable. I usually go for noddles, soaps and appetizers. Duck is also a great choice. Once tried the fish but didnt really like it.

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Thank Amr T
Cairo, Egypt
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is nice but not so romantic... The stuff is very helpful and friendly.. The food is delicious also u can have wine The price is very reasonable Will visit it again

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Thank Shady A
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is my favorite restaurant in Cairo. However, the address lised in Trip Advisor is WRONG. It should be Road 151 Building 9. I have been visiting this restaurant for almost 20 years. The place has been completely remodeled and is modern and crisp. I had the red curry duck and it was delicious. I also had the spicy Thai... More 

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Thank Greg50
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I went there last night for the first time since the remodeling. We were told it had been reopened a week. This is their first remodel in 25 years and they did a great job! The menu is new but the old items are still there. So glad to continue to enjoy my favorites. Last night there were 8 Thai... More 

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Thank ExpatfromMN
Cairo
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328 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

After more than 20 years the famous BUA KHAO changed the restaurant interior totally! It is now an art-decorated one-room with more seats, nice colors and still.... The same perfect Thai kitchen! Even a long way from Zamalek or elsewhere will not be done in vain!!! A great place; for evenings better to reserve a table. At lunchtime you might... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is real Thai food, cooked by Thai ladies, only thing the sitting was not so good, it is now being renovated . Service is very good, I like this place and will go there again and again.

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Thank Hany A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 9 Road 151 | Old Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 23580126

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