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At Siam Thai Restaurant

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by BearDan (subscribe)
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Published July 7th 2012
This Saturday, my friend and I went to "At Siam Thai" Restaurant.

At siam thai
Trading hours and contact details


We used our Groupon voucher, which entitled us to a 5-course dinner for two with a complimentary bottle of wine.

Complimentary Wine
Complimentary choice of red or white wine


Taste and Presentation
We were offered a choice of either red or white wine to go with our meal. We chose a white wine - 2011 Chardonnay.

For entrée, we were served a dish of "fried squid with a sweet chilli sauce dip" and a tom yum soup.

Entrée Squid
Fried Squid in sweet chilli sauce


The fried squid was chewy and savoury. The sweet chilli sauce dip provided a sweetness to the savoury taste of the squid. It was very pleasantly accompanied with the tom yum soup. The tom yum soup was rich with vegetables such as corn, mushroom, carrots and fresh prawns. It tasted earthy, mildly spicy and savoury.

Tom yum soup
Tom Yum Soup: So yummy...


This only made us fill with anticipation for the mains.

We were served two mains - a chicken green curry with a bowl of rice for two and a deep-fried whole snapper in sweet and sour sauce.

Green curry
Chicken green curry (close up)


green curry rice
Chicken green curry with white rice


The chicken green curry was not spicy. It was creamy and light to the tongue and surprisingly, not at all saturating.

When the deep-fried whole snapper was being served at our table, the dish itself turned heads. The whole snapper was sitting upright on the plate.

Whole Snapper
Deep fried whole snapper in sweet and sour sauce


While cutting the fish took some effort, it was all worth it when I got to enjoy the crunchy skin and the soft and firm fresh fish meat. Even though the skin was deep fried, the fish meat itself was tender. It was good to know that I was still going to get my Omega 3 from this fish.

fish snapper
Deep fried whole snapper - the other side


Finally when the green curry had disappeared and the fish was fully devoured to the bones, it was time for dessert.

Red bean ice cream
Red bean ice cream - side shot


Red bean ice cream
Red bean ice cream - top view


The dessert was a modest glass of vanilla ice cream, topped with red bean jam. The portion was just right as we were quite full at this point. The sweet, rich and creamy ice cream put a pleasant full stop to dinner.

Before we left, we made sure to get the take-out menu to have a look. It was very likely that we were going to come back again.

Menu 1
Menu Page one


Menu 2
Menu Page two


Menu 3
Menu Page three


Service and Ambience

We were immediately seated as soon as we walked through the doors. At 6pm on a Saturday night, the restaurant was still partially empty. The crowd came in later at 7pm. The waiting staff was always available and very willing to cater to any needs.

The restaurant is spacious and the lighting is dimmed. This give one a cosy feeling as you settle into your seat. This would be a very romantic setting for couples.

Parking

Parking was convenient. Both sides of the road offer 1-hour parking.
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Why? At Siam Thai is one of the few Thai restaurants that have wonderful food, good service and great ambience for dining in.
Phone: 95761300
Where: 67A Kooyong Road, Caulfield North VIC 3161
Cost: One Groupon voucher for two people
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