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Thai Square Richmond
29 Kew RoadRichmond Upon ThamesTW9 2NQ
Tourists BEWARE!!! We decided to try this Resturant as the decor was very nice, however our experience changed from the time we sat down. Errors in our order, charged extra for items without our knowledge. Sadly, we felt we were taken advantage of because we were tourists. If you're looking for Thai food and want to experience a restaurant that takes care of their customers- I would highly...more
I'll be concise...
1. Beef dish on the lunch special came with about 4 small pieces of beef.
2. The taste was mediocre
3. The waitress hand wrote my calculated "optional" 12.5% service tip and totaled it on my bill. (I politely asked them to remove it from my bill)
They proudly display a sign that reads "Best Restaurant of the Year (2012)" outside the restaurant but I'm sure it doesn't apply...more
I typically avoid chain restaurants, especially for ethnic food (with a few exceptions -- Masala Zone being one of them), so this was my first time at a Thai Square even though I've spent a lot of time in London.
My colleagues wanted to go here for a sitdown lunch. As another reviewer mentioned, the location of the front door is not really obvious. They should put up a simple sign on the door...more
Being me, I had trouble finding the front door (corner, beyond the picture).
Inside, it is pretty posh looking and as Robin said, there were lots of tables, TINY. In fact it looked more "posh" (like Victoria Beckham "posh") than Nahm- which I guess went for a more refined feel (more like say, Gisele or insert-refined-female-celeb-here)
Anyhoo, had Chicken Satay (covered in Tumeric/ saffron...more
I am not a fan of these places I'm afraid. Whilst they look fantastic and are modern with a hint of Thai about them, I feel that we are being mugged into thinking that this is how it is in Thailand... Also the way the restaurant is laid out is sterile and bland, rows and blocks of tables, crammed in to enable more covers and more profit !!
For me it should be more relaxed, The food could be...more