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Taste of Thailand

65 Durban Road | Little Mowbray, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
+27 21 689 6157
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“chai” (11 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
“springrolls” (2 reviews)
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65 Durban Road | Little Mowbray, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per name change from inviting signage "Chai - yo" to ordinary / same old red "Tatse of Thailand" the quality of food also deteriorated Menu still extensive with good choice but Quality food - lost the subtle flavours and was oily (oils also not...More

Thank tiny263
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We ordered takeout via Uber Eats from Taste of Thailand last week - quick service and great food. (Wonder if it's the same guys in the kitchen as Chai Yo?) Had chicken with chilli and basil (quite hot but very good) and cashew nut chicken...More

Thank utahiggs
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

At the outset I must complement the owner on his superb restaurant. He is just the right host with a gentle most personable approach and a wonderful aura. The food is superb beyond words. Beautiful presentation capturing superb fragrances and remarkable flavours. He was even...More

2  Thank Bev M
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Chai-yo is a 'go to' place where one can always be assured of a warm welcome by Andrew; friendly and efficient service; and a range of tasty dishes that always keep one returning for more. It also has the sort of noise levels that allow...More

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 26 December 2017

The restaurant offers decent Thai food at an affordable price. It's a bit far off the city. I often get food delivery.

Thank Dede8100
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The food here is really good! Our waiter was very helpful and on the ball. We ordered a selection of springrolls and dim sum to start... All were really tasty! For mains we had the Angry Duck and Honey Chicken... Both were amazing! The portions...More

Thank whittaker348
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a staple restaurant and has been around for years. It has evidently changed hands and the new management is trying to promote it. The menu is quite extensive with various options for each item, and the 'heat' can be adjusted to your requirement....More

Thank Aeraille
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My favorite restaurant in the area. Always delicious, fresh, authentic food. Staff are nice and I've never waited long for meals here.

Thank Ellie T
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Always a favourite especially their seafood curry parcel! Which still doesn't disappoint. There is no reason for me to order anything else here! However, on a family visit recently on a Sunday evening - which started off with our table as the sole guests and...More

Thank Saski8
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have been visiting Chai-Yo since 2000 and it's my "go to" place for Thai Food. I don't live in South Africa, but when I come back to Cape Town for a visit, Chai Yo is on my list of places to go The building...More

Thank Shawn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Durban Road | Little Mowbray, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa (Formerly chai-yo)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 689 6157
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Authentic Thai Cuisine : Bringing the Delicious and Healthy Thai Food. Bigger portions and Affordable.
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