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Tripadvisor
« on: September 12, 2018, 07:11:19 PM »
Here is interesting tale of how someone turned his garden shed into the best restaurant in London.

https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/434gqw/i-made-my-shed-the-top-rated-restaurant-on-tripadvisor
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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 07:46:43 PM »
Friern Road, London SE22 0BB, England +44 7961 568431 The shed at dulwich - good hit t/t here's a bit more info. mums off to iceland

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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 07:57:17 PM »
Still hungry

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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2018, 12:56:31 PM »
very entertaining i must give a thanks to you guys, you realy do find the content.

Why was it the perfect restaurant, what was the big draw of the shed, it was the combination of excellent reviews and always fully booked. You literally couldn’t get a table. which made it the perfect restaurant. i always go to the best restaurants to eat, why, they are always fully booked. so inexpensive, in fact no cost at all.

grabbing and scratching when this wonderful thing of nothing is waved in front of us, are we all online tourists trying to get a seat in a ghost restaurant that doesn't realy exist, as our eyes and mind imagine it to be. bit like that great forum some choose to put there content in. only to find out on looking back at what there no longer involved or respected in, is even better, but there choice was led there by others.

Tripadvisor reviews tell us about the way we live, thats when the truth appears ha! ha!.
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Re: Tripadvisor - Top ten
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2018, 12:24:24 PM »
So we had better check out these restaurants that tripadvisor recommends and make sure they are there, so a wasted journey and a rumbling tum doesn't happen. where's the best place to start, yes of course Korat. So over time i will post the top ten they recommend, if you've been there for a meal or even know anything strange like it's in the bottom of someones garden, do let us know, good or bad.

Here's the start of the top ten listed for Korat

I am sure the one listed as Chez Andy Swiss Restaurant & Steak House is there, heard some good reports about that. some time ago, anyone been there lately. some comments below from tripadvisor.


Chez Andy Swiss Restaurant & Steak House (Steakhouse, Swiss, Pizza, European, International, Thai)
Ban Kob Kaew, Manat Road | Nai Mueang, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand   +66 44 289 556



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It's been a while since I was last at Chez Andy's but I remember the relaxing atmosphere with both an inside and outside area for dining, caring service personnel, well managed, and excellent food. It is a European tailored Restaurant with matching prices. July 9, 2018

Very extensive menu with many European favourites. Also, plenty of thai options. I had rosti very good as was my wife’s chicken Penang & spring greens in oyster sauce. Plenty of choice of beers & a decent wine list - by the bottle expensive. June 27, 2018

The Premier Steak House
Just had the norwgian salmon and the filet steak finishing with crepe suzette. The crepes were not flambee at the table, but this has been an excellet meal. On my next visit to Korat, this restaurant will be on my list to revist.June 17, 2018

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Re: Tripadvisor - Top ten
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2018, 05:34:16 PM »
I am sure the one listed as Chez Andy Swiss Restaurant & Steak House is there


In doubt you can send its owner a PM inquiring, though he logged in to this forum last on June 14, 2013, 11:25:08 AM
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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2018, 06:34:07 PM »
last logged in 2013 - He could be busy in the kitchen  ;D
The last Review on tripadvisor for (Chez Andy Swiss Restaurant & Steak House) was on 10 July 2018 and you know how reliable they are  :lol

Andy are you there :-[
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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2018, 06:55:50 PM »
That's andy arry

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Re: Tripadvisor - top 10
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2018, 12:35:14 AM »
No sign of andy, so we move on after the pizza adverts.
Moving on to number 2 in tripadvisors rankings for Korats top 10 restaurants being moderately priced. The Banmaichaynam fascinating decor this place has, plenty to look at bit like a museum, even has old fashioned pinball machines, toys and playthings, could be a family day out, very inviting place by looking at the pics. The good the bad the ugly in the comments


The Banmaichaynam
21 Moo 11, Koh Kaew Village, Pak Chong Subdistrict, Pak Chong chai



comments
Good food
Good food, authentic Thai food and tasty. But staff are lazy, lazy to say even Hello, have to call them many times to ask 1 glass and dessert menu. Beer glasses and water glasses are very dirty.

Impressive Collectible Musuem
One of the must-visit when in Khao Yai, a quaint place with retro decoration. There’s lots of collectible item, life size mannequins, traditional figurine and toys. This is also one of the place with good photo opportunities, we spend about 1 hours to take photos around the restaurant!

Food wise, it was delicious local Thai food. Price also pretty fair and inexpensive. The only drawback was most of the servant have difficulties to understand English, as one of the item we ordered was out of stock, they tried to tell us in Thai but we don’t really get them till the next table local Thai couple translate it for us. But overall the dining experience as still good.

This place is quite hidden, it’s better to pre-booked the driver / tour else it will be difficult to locate the restaurant

Quirky place but out of the way
Took awhile to travel here but place is worth a visit. Like a massive museum with tons of things to see, and a restaurant by the river. Food was pretty good but some bugs and mozzies will haunt your legs during the meal.

Interesting place to visit with families.

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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2018, 08:01:49 AM »
I can confirm that the Banmaichaichaynam still exists.  Mrs TT and I were coming back from BKK earlier in the year. It was early afternoon and Mrs TT wanted to eat.  We came off the main road and cruised through Koh Kaew where all the places were closed.  We were directed to Banmaichaichaynam where the grump on car park duty tried to persuade us that it was closed.  The ravenous Mrs TT told him that it was definitely open, which it was.
The restaurant is perched high above a bend in the river and serves Thai food.  The food and service were good.  As mentioned in the TA review the restaurant features a huge collection of oddities from bygone years.  One particular object which caught my eye was a bronze statuette of a couple performing what the French call soixante-neuf. I did wonder how a place so obscurely located could make a living. The answer to this became obvious when we were leaving.  Some coach parties were just arriving, presumably from the local resorts.  So, it is possible that later in the evening service is not so good. Also, mosquitoes from the river might be a problem.

Engineer TT had a few observations which may or may not be of interest:-

The river terrace of the restaurant is supported by piling which you can see fleetingly in one of Thaiga’s photos. The piling did not look too good to me.

PRM (Persons of Reduced Mobility, the PC term for disabled and cripples). Access requirements for buildings are set out in the Americans with Disabilities Act, amongst other legislation. The restaurant is definitely not ADA compliant as there are awkward stairs everywhere.

Fire.  The whole building is a warren of rooms of timber construction. Definitely a serious fire hazard.

The TripAdvisor listings for Korat do not seem to be keeping up with the times.  Places which do not appear are Super Seafood and Hop Beer Bar which I mentioned the other day.  There is also a new place called Beat Bar next to Annyeong.  It seems quite lively with a young crowd and live music.  Despite the young crowd it is definitely ADA compliant.  There is also a new restaurant at the 5 ways crossroads..can’t quite remember the name Ban....? Good place to watch the traffic.
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Re: Tripadvisor Beatbar Korat
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2018, 05:26:27 PM »
Great first hand review from taman tun for the The Banmaichaynam. fire hazard you say, there's plenty of water on hand if you happen to get a burnt offering, Two good points for The Banmaichaynam the food and also the service you said were good.



Beatbar Korat

the Beatbar you mention looks quite lively.
Not very good pics from facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/beatbarkorat  Opens at 18:00 - +66 84 888 8828  location

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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2018, 06:20:35 AM »
Thaiga, thanks for pictures of Beat Bar. We went past last night and there was a big crowd of youngsters.  The band sounded OK.  Perhaps the younger members of KF can do a more detailed investigation. 

This is the new place at the 5 ways junction, Banjong:-

https://m.facebook.com/Banjongkorat/
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Re: Tripadvisor - Suan Muang Porn Restaurant
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2018, 07:05:33 PM »
Suan Muang Porn Restaurant - Please! please! no comments on the name - not a clear video but will give you some idea



The good the bad the ugly, Suan Muang Porn Restaurant, there could be a vacancy here if your looking for a job, as one comment say, they are understaffed, looks like could do with a lick of paint. a lot of these places are perched on the waters edge, plenty of mossis to feed on you while your there. if you like looking into the dam this is the place for you, plenty of flies reported, maybe the live entertainment attracted them. still open who knows, although the last review was 2 April 2018. Their website has been suspended. no not for me though.
 
Suan Muang Porn Restaurant
204/44 Moo 1 Tanon Mitrapab Tambon Klong Pai Amphoe Si Khiew, 30340 Ban Khanan Chit, Thailand  +66 44 323 263
map: HERE



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Lunch with a group of a total of 10 persons
The ambience is quite nice. We thought that food was of average quality and prices were not too high. However, we felt that their service can be improved upon - believe that they are understaffed.

Beautiful view.
It's very unfortunate for us to arrived after sunset. Although we still managed to take few pictures before the sky turns dark. But beware of mosquitoes!! It bitten my legs and it's very itchy. They should provide mosquito coils under each dining table to prevent...More

Great Lamtakong dam views
I went with my husband and friend, we stay at Suan Muang Porn Resort. We have a great dinner, great views, great weather and cool band here. (on every Friday and Saturday, Restaurant will have live music) For food, some are very good, but some

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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2018, 07:37:57 AM »
Interesting that Banmaichaichaynam is #2 in Nakhon Ratchasima and Suan Muang Porn is #4.  Suan Muang Porn looks to be a difficult place to get to, so it is almost certainly like Banmaichaichaynam in that it’s customers are mainly from coach parties from nearby resorts.  So if you choose a restaurant based on its TripAdviser rating you might just find yourself in amongst a bunch of coach parties.
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Re: Tripadvisor - The O&D Pub & Restaurant
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2018, 06:28:04 PM »
O&D Pub & Restaurant

Oh! no i missed out the O&D Pub & Restaurant, can't have that it's one of our members favourite haunts, with it's hidden gem of a German cuisine restaurant. Know to most for the outstanding food and service. it has homemade bread, fine sauces and is highly recomended.  Big Screen for viewing pleasure and a nice little bar. moderately priced. good reviews all round for this place that's known for it's best western food in the area. Fantastic range of beers, many of which are imported. Is this the no.1 place i ask myself, can't see any complaints in the comments, but you never know with this outfit t/a.



O&D Pub & Restaurant
location:69 Moo 7 Ban Khok Sung, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand +66 87 457 3998
https://www.facebook.com/oanddrestaurant info +66 63 251 9568 Hours 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

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The diamond of Korat
The most amazing restaurant in all of Nakhon Ratchasima, Korat!. The food here is delicious and homemade!. Every single item on the menu is made with love and pride, and it’s guaranteed to melt in your mouth. The prices are fantastic here!

Worth the visit.
Stopped in for lunch and had the best Gyro of my life ! The homeade bread and sauce were delicious.My wife and kids loved their meals too and they are very hard to please. Service was good and the owner is super. Highly recomend !

Thai Beef Tenderloin
Just finished a steak here I’m Australian but this meat was the most tender steak medium rare it melted in my mouth you have to try it

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Re: Tripadvisor
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2018, 08:59:15 PM »
Looks like our member lefty (Detlef) has also been busy in his kitchen for the last four years, not finding a moment logging in to this forum.
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Re: Tripadvisor - The Lecker Lecker
« Reply #16 on: September 21, 2018, 12:35:50 AM »
The Lecker Lecker

The Lecker Lecker, we don't just pick out the best restaurants, in this thread, so it's the good the bad and the ugly, some restaurants may not look up to your expectations, but could have the best food you ever tasted, so it might be, suck it and see and everyones taste is different. although Lecker Lecker is a small restaurant with a friendly owner the food is said to be excellent, Probably the best Bratwurst you have had. Lecker Lecker is a spotlessly clean, comfortable restaurant serving Westerners and Thai alike with delicious beef steaks tender, lean and cooked perfectly. For a little under 200 baht you can get a big portion of crispy snitchzel served with mashed potato and tasty red wine gravy. Included in the price is a salad starter with homemade wholegrain bread, which you can also order and buy to take home. well that takes some beating.



Open Tues-sat 10am till 9pm - closed sunday & monday. +66 80 152 6381 website with location  leckerleckerkorat.com

comments from their facebook page

Probably the best ribs in Thailand! First class beer and service! If you ever in korat this is the place to eat like a king!

I recommend going to eat pasta, pizza and much more from Lecker Lecker: everything is yummy!!! And then a lot of sympathy and courtesy.

Pizza , Excellent, Lasagna , Very Good, Fish and Chip , European style, Seafood Spaghetti, Very Good, We will be back, very close to The Change Condo

Although the location is far from central, the restaurant is spotlessly clean and cozy. A well rounded menu of food, including Pizza, German, Steaks and other offerings all looked very good.

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Re: Tripadvisor - Flying Chicken Restaurant - Amazing catapulted chickens
« Reply #17 on: September 21, 2018, 06:55:46 PM »
Flying Chicken Restaurant


moving away for a comercial break and a bit of fun, we visit the Flying Chicken Restaurant. but are they chickens, i wouldn't chance eating the curry afterwards if they are. but one of the comments states The Chickens no longer fly, true or not, don't know. The video was uploaded Jan 14, 2018. the chicken show starts 8.30. he could of got there too late, (stopping to watch the bus drivers urinate) see comments below.

Ka-tron (aka The Flying Chicken)‘s address is:
99/1 Moo 2 Bang Na, Trad Rd Km 1, Bang Na, Bangkok 10260
Phone Number: (023) 995 202; (023) 993 557
Website: Ka-Tron Restaurant

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The Chickens no longer fly
Caught the train from Si Lom and walked from the station in the dark, about 45 minutes dodging barking and snarling dogs, bus drivers urinating finally finding this restaurant. To be advised the flying chickens no longer fly due to this being a dangerous activity (that is why we went). We did not eat just had a drink. The staff were kind enough to flag down two taxis to get us back to the station, which I am eternally grateful.

Fun, fun, fun!
It's almost like being on a crazy Japanese game show. Seeing the waiters riding unicycles and trying to catch flying chickens with their helmets is already a surreal vision. Trying to do it by yourself is even more unbelievable – but the best part is: the chicken tastes great!

Great fun, the chickens are still flying!
The flying chicken show is still going and visitors are welcome to have a try! There is live music, and karaoke booths if you feel so inclined, recommended for a fun night out.
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