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Star of Siam at the Highfield Hotel

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121 Reviews
£25 and under
Thai

From Bangkok to Tyne and Wear, East Rainton restaurant The Star of Siam brings a real flavour of South East Asia to North East England. Set within the Highfield Hotel, a modern, well-appointed stop off within reach of Durham, Sunderland and the North Pennines, The Star of Siam is the longest established Thai restaurant in the region, providing hotel residents and local guests with delicious Eastern food for many years. Praised by press and recipient of a number of awards and accolades, including the prestigious Thai Select Award, The Star of Siam specialises in extremely authentic food, cooked by a team of talented cooks led by a head chef who perfected his trade in the world famous Bangkok Mandarin Oriental on the banks of the Chao Praya river.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Thai

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 17:45–22:00
    Tue–Sun 12:00–15:00

  • Phone number

    0191 512 0905

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

Menu

Two for £8.95; Sunday - Thursday; Choose any starter and main course marked with ^ from menu. Excludes Rice

Starters

  • Chicken Satay^£4.05

    Strips of grilled marinated chicken served with peanut sauce & a cucumber relish

    • Spring Rolls^£4.05

      Our special recipe served with sweet and sour sauce

      • Kung Hom Par^£4.05

        Succulent king prawns wrapped in a thin pastry blanket deep fried and served with a sweet plum sauce

        • Kanom Jeb^£4.05

          A steamed pudding with prawn and pork filling, intricately prepared and shaped as a flower

          • Prawn Toast^£4.05

            Triangles of bread topped with minced prawn and chicken base, sprinkled with sesame seeds and deep fried until golden brown

            • Fish Cakes^£4.05

              Grounded fish mixed with spices & red curry paste, lightly fried and served with a cucumber relish

              • Spare Ribs^£4.05

                Pork ribs marinated in honey & soy sauce then deep roasted

                • Tung Tong^£4.05

                  Pieces of prawn and chicken mixed with mushrooms, carrot and water chestnut, wrapped in a think pastry, deep fried and served with a sweet plum sauce

                  • Crispy Duck Highfield (For Two Sharing)£8.25

                    Aromatic crispy duck served with spring onion, cucum - ber and pancakes, served with barbecue sauce

                    • Star of Siam Combination (For Two Sharing)£8.25

                      Mixed appetisers of chicken satay, fishcakes, spring rolls, spare ribs and Kanim jeb

                      Soup

                      • Tom Yam Kung**£5.05

                        Spicy hot and sour soup, best known and loved of all Thai soup with a choice of prawn or chicken, flavored with lemon grass, lime juice, kaffir lime leaves, galangal, chili, coriander and red onion with a drop of roasted chili oil

                        • Tom Kha Kai*£4.05

                          A creamy soup of spiced coconut milk simmered with aromatic spices, galangal, chili, lime juice, onion and coriander

                          • Po Thak (For Two Sharing)***£10.95

                            A seafood combination in a spicy soup, flavored with tangy lemon grass, lime juice, citrus leaves, a little roasted and fresh chili and basil leaves

                            • Tom Yam Kai£4.05

                              Spicy hot and sour chicken soup

                              • Kang Jed Roome Mid£3.60

                                Fresh mixed vegetable soup

                                Salads

                                • Yum Nueng***£7.05

                                  Sirloin beef salad, char-grilled and served on a bed of cucumber, tomato, onion, garlic, coriander and tossed with lime juice and chili dressing

                                  • Yum Ped Yang***£8.05

                                    Roasted duck salad with onion, coriander, fried red onion, celery and spring onion in a lime juice and chili dressing

                                    • Yum Ta Lay***£10.05

                                      Assorted mixed seafood salad containing king prawns, squid mussels and crab claws with fresh herbs, lemon grass and spices

                                      • Yum Woonsen***£8.05

                                        Vermicelli salad with minced pork, prawns, shrimp, chili, lime juice, spring onion and dried mushrooms

                                        • Pla Kung***£8.05

                                          King prawn salad with fresh lemon grass, mint and lime leaves, shallots and chili

                                          • Larb***£7.05

                                            A popular salad in the north east of Thailand, with a choice of chicken, pork, beef or minced duck served with lettuce, chili powder, lime juice, mint, galangal, fish sauce and ground roasted rice

                                            Currys

                                            • Kaeng Phet Ped Yang***£7.05

                                              A clay pot of roasted duck in red curry, consisting of coconut milk, capsicums, cherry tomatoes, pineapple, aubergine and lychee's gently simmered

                                              • Kang Kiew Warn** ^£6.05

                                                Green curry with chicken or beef in coconut milk, bamboo shoots, aubergine and basil leaves

                                                • Kang Dang** ^£6.05

                                                  Red curry with chicken or beef in coconut milk, fresh herbs, bamboo shoots and basil leaves

                                                  • Kang Karee Kai** ^£6.05

                                                    Chicken curry with potatoes and onion, fried red onion, served with cucumber relish

                                                    • Panang** ^£6.05

                                                      Dry curry with beef or chicken, coconut milk, ka ffi r leaves and capsicums

                                                      • Masaman Beef** ^£6.05

                                                        A mild but rich curry of slowly cooked braised beef with potatoes, onion, tomato and cashew nuts

                                                        • Kang Kuar Saparot*£7.05

                                                          Whole prawns and chunks of pineapple, simmered in a fragrant red curry paste with coconut milk and kaffir lime leaves

                                                          Main Course

                                                          • Kai Padmed Ma Moung^£6.05

                                                            Chicken pieces stir fried with spring onion, onion, roasted chili, mushrooms and cashew nuts

                                                            • Kai Pad Khing^£6.05

                                                              Stir fried chicken with dried mushrooms, spring onion, onion, capsicums and ginger with soy beans

                                                              • Pork or Chicken Kratieum** ^£6.05

                                                                Pork or chicken stir fired with garlic, pepper & oyster sauce

                                                                • Pad Bai Grapow** ^£6.05

                                                                  Slices of chicken, pork or beef rapidly stir fried with garlic, onion, a touch of chili and a suitable bouquet of basil

                                                                  • Kia Ta Kir^£6.05

                                                                    A rich and tasty chicken dish, wok fried with lemon grass in the chef's own sauce with a hint of chili

                                                                    • Pad Nam Man Hoey^£6.05

                                                                      Lightly stir fried beef with mushrooms, carrot, spring onion, celery and oyster sauce

                                                                      Main Course

                                                                      • Priew Warn Sam Sa Hai£7.05

                                                                        King prawns, chicken and pork cooked in piquant sweet and sour sauce with pineapple and vegetables

                                                                        • Ped Ma Karm£7.05

                                                                          Breast of duck, braised in tamarind sauce with aromatic herbs and served on a bed of crispy lettuce

                                                                          • Rang Ped£7.05

                                                                            Our special recipe of stir fried roasted duck on top of a nest of crispy noodles

                                                                            • Kai Minow£7.05

                                                                              Chicken breast topped with on a bed of crispy noodles topped with a light lemon sauce

                                                                              • Thai Barbecued Chicken£7.05

                                                                                Marinated half chicken, charcoal grilled, accompanied by piquant mild chili sauce

                                                                                • Pad Prik Sod^£6.05

                                                                                  Aromatic stir fried (pork, chicken or beef) with fresh chili, onion and basil leaves

                                                                                  Seafood

                                                                                  • Kung Pad Broccoli£8.05

                                                                                    King prawns flash fried in a selected chef's sauce with fresh broccoli, carrot & Chinese mushrooms

                                                                                    • Kung Nor Mai£8.05

                                                                                      Wok fried king prawns, bamboo shoots, garlic, herbs and chili

                                                                                      • King Prawn or Squid Pad Prik**£7.08

                                                                                        King prawns or squid stir fried with garlic and chili, tossed with spring onion, capsicums and blended with herbs

                                                                                        • Kung Somm£8.05

                                                                                          Grilled king prawns in orange base sauce, with garlic, ginger and flambe'd with cognac

                                                                                          • Homok Talay*£8.05

                                                                                            A delicate seafood mousse of fish, mussels, prawns and crab claws flavored with curry paste, kachai root, coconut milk and egg served on a bed of crispy lettuce

                                                                                            • Star of Siam Fish£9.05

                                                                                              Sea bass wok fried with our recipe of garlic and pepper

                                                                                              • Fantasia Fish£9.05

                                                                                                Sea bass wok fried with our recipe of garlic and pepper

                                                                                                • Phuket's Mermaid***£9.05

                                                                                                  Boneless whole sea bass gently cooked in chilli sauce

                                                                                                  • Pla Neung Ma Now***£9.05

                                                                                                    The mouth watering famous fish dish of slowly steamed sea bass in spicy herbs with chilli, garlic, lemon grass and coriander root

                                                                                                    Speciality Dishes

                                                                                                    • Star of Siam Hot Plate*£8.05

                                                                                                      A combination of seafood, lightly cooked with mushrooms, baby sweet corn, celery, onion, water chestnuts, capsicums and chilli sauce

                                                                                                      • King Prawn or Squid Hot Plate*£8.05

                                                                                                        Whole king prawns or squid with mushrooms, baby sweet corn, celery, onion, water chestnuts, capsicums and chilli sauce

                                                                                                        • Roast Duck Hot Plate£8.05

                                                                                                          Roast duck with mushrooms, celery, onion, water chestnuts and capsicums

                                                                                                          • Chicken Volcano£11.05

                                                                                                            Baked whole baby chicken marinated with herbs and whisky

                                                                                                            • Crying Tiger***£9.05

                                                                                                              Very popular traditional Thai dish of lightly marinated grilled sirloin steak, thinly sliced and served with a very hot and spicy chilli sauce to make you cry for more

                                                                                                              Miscellaneous

                                                                                                              • Pad Thai£8.05

                                                                                                                A famous traditional Thai rice noodle dish fried with king prawns, bean sprouts, egg, spring onion, red onion and tamarind sauce

                                                                                                                • Pad Thai Kai£7.05

                                                                                                                  A famous traditional Thai rice noodle dish with chicken, spring onion, bean sprouts, egg, red onion and tamarind sauce

                                                                                                                  • Star of Siam Fried Rice (For Two Sharing)£7.05

                                                                                                                    Rice, wok fried in curry mix with prawns, chicken, pork, crab claws, onions, raisins and pineapple served in a pineapple she

                                                                                                                    • Fragrant Steamed Rice£1.55

                                                                                                                      • Egg Fried Rice£1.90

                                                                                                                        • Glutinous Rice£1.55

                                                                                                                          • Chips£1.55

                                                                                                                            • Plain Noodles£2.10

                                                                                                                              Vegetarian

                                                                                                                                Starters

                                                                                                                                • Tao Hu Tod^£3.35

                                                                                                                                  Deep fried bean curd served with sweet and sour sauce

                                                                                                                                  • Pak Chup Pang Tod^£3.35

                                                                                                                                    Mixed battered vegetables served with a sweet plum sauce

                                                                                                                                    Soup

                                                                                                                                    • Tom Yum Hed**£3.35

                                                                                                                                      Spicy hot & sour soup with mushrooms, flavoured lemon grass, lime juice, kaffir lime leaves, galangal, fresh chilli & coriander

                                                                                                                                      • Tom Kha Phak*£3.35

                                                                                                                                        A soup of coconut mile with mixed vegetables flavoured with aromatic spices, galangal, fresh chilli, lime juice, kaffir lime leaves & corriander

                                                                                                                                        Salad

                                                                                                                                        • Yum Head**£5.05

                                                                                                                                          Mushroom salad with vermicelli, spices & herbs

                                                                                                                                          Curry

                                                                                                                                          • Kaeng Kiew Warn** ^£5.05

                                                                                                                                            Green curry with mixed vegetables in coconut milk

                                                                                                                                            • Panang** ^£5.05

                                                                                                                                              Dry coconut milk curry with mixed vegetables, kaffir leaves & capsicums

                                                                                                                                              • Kang Karee Pak** ^£5.05

                                                                                                                                                Vegetable yellow curry with potatoes & onions

                                                                                                                                                Miscellaneous

                                                                                                                                                • Pad Pak£5.05

                                                                                                                                                  Assorted fresh vegetables stir fried in oyster sauce

                                                                                                                                                  • Pad Thai Jay ^£5.05

                                                                                                                                                    A traditional Thai rice noodle dish fried with tofu, bean sprouts, egg, spring onion, red onion & tamarind sauce

                                                                                                                                                    • Priew Warn Pak£5.05

                                                                                                                                                      Sweet and sour vegetables

                                                                                                                                                      • Pad Broccoli£5.05

                                                                                                                                                        Wok fried broccoli topped with peanut sauce, cashew nuts and angel mushrooms

                                                                                                                                                        • Star of Siam Hot Plate*£5.05

                                                                                                                                                          A combination of fresh vegetables lightly cooked with cashew nuts, bean curd, water chestnuts & chilli sauce

                                                                                                                                                          Last updated: 3 February 2022

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                                                                                                                                                            Beautiful food and quick friendly service as always

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 18 February 2022

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                                                                                                                                                            Great food but restaurant was very cold

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                                                                                                                                                            YvonneD

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 27 January 2022

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                                                                                                                                                            Fabulous food and excellent service. 2 course special was excellent value for money.

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                                                                                                                                                            DavidL

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 26 June 2021

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                                                                                                                                                            Our second visit to Star of Siam was just as good as the first. Excellent food - everything was absolutely delicious, and friendly service.

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                                                                                                                                                            DavidL

                                                                                                                                                            Edinburgh

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 24 June 2021

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                                                                                                                                                            Absolutely exceptional restaurant. Booked at the last minute but we really struck lucky. The food was excellent and fantastic value too. Staff all very pleasant and helpful. So good we've booked again for Saturday!

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                                                                                                                                                            Stevo

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 29 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Food was excellent, once food was ordered service was good. Had to wait a little while to order food. Staff were friendly professional and polite

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                                                                                                                                                            ClaireD

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 26 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            The food was fantastic, the service very quick and professional. The restaurant is very clean and welcoming. It was awhile since I was last there but I will be back regularly from now, great restaurant great value, great staff.

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                                                                                                                                                            PaulB

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 25 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Everything excellent .. Love to go here and one of the best restaurants in the North East..

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                                                                                                                                                            AmandaR

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

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                                                                                                                                                            5.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 23 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Another great visit . Fantastic food and great value for money .

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                                                                                                                                                            ChristineT

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 18 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Excellent food as always. Good covid precautions in place. Friendly staff x

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                                                                                                                                                            EdithN

                                                                                                                                                            N. Ireland

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 17 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Fresh food, friendly staff and reasonably priced drinks. Good choice and great value early bird menu.

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                                                                                                                                                            KathleenG

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                                                                                                                                                            5.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 12 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined here using eat out to get discount, food was it’s usual high standard Service was very good and staff were their usual helpful pleasant selves Highly recommended by all our party

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                                                                                                                                                            Jam0Jam55

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 8 August 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Absolutely Amazing Lovely surrounds with wonderful helpful pleasant staff 🌟🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 We had the banquet for two nice romantic setting. All the course were delicious THE BEST THAI MEAL EVER 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Shame we’re so far away We will be back Save the honey for my herbal teas 🍯 🐝 🐝 🐝 🐝 🐝🍯 Stay Safe and Strong

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                                                                                                                                                            Great food in a spacious restaurant. Understandably busy and food was a little slow but we were informed of the delay promptly but staff. Soft drinks not overpriced.

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                                                                                                                                                            Selina

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 28 July 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Second time Iv been and both times staff are friendly food is lovely , cannot fault I will be returning

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 19 July 2020

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                                                                                                                                                            Friendly staff, excellent value for money, great choice of authentic thai food.

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                                                                                                                                                            Beautiful food, nice atmosphere with a great view. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back!

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                                                                                                                                                            JodieC

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

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                                                                                                                                                            Amazing Thai food. The staff were very welcoming and helpful.

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                                                                                                                                                            LeanneA

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

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                                                                                                                                                            Birthday meal for 14 of us food was beautiful service was good x

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                                                                                                                                                            TracyW

                                                                                                                                                            London

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                                                                                                                                                            4.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 9 November 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            Booked through open table and had a confirmation but they had no record of our booking ! Luckily they squeezed us in . Food was lovely and excellent value . Very busy and quiet warm . Very noisy . A table of 6 woman at the side of us who were squeezing and shouting !!

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                                                                                                                                                            MaryS

                                                                                                                                                            County Durham

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 4 November 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            As always great food and service. My only comment is that the restaurant is looking a bit “tired” and could do with some refurbishment. This won’t stop be from going.......see you next time.

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                                                                                                                                                            SteveR

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 14 September 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            Excellent food coupled with friendly service. We have been here several times and have found both of these aspects very consistent. Would definitely recommend.

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                                                                                                                                                            GaryB

                                                                                                                                                            Las Vegas

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                                                                                                                                                            5.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 17 August 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            Saturday evening meal at the Star of Siam - we booked early - 7pm, good to see that most of the tables were full. Service was good and food was excellent. Will definitely be going again - soon.

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                                                                                                                                                            RosS

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

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                                                                                                                                                            5.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 29 July 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            We have been to the Star of Siam a number of times, on weekends and during the week. We thoroughly enjoyed the food. The staff are brilliant and nothing is too much trouble. The lunch menu is really good value. Can highly recommend the Star of Siam to anyone.

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                                                                                                                                                            tommyc

                                                                                                                                                            Yorkshire

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                                                                                                                                                            5.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 27 July 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            one of the best thai restaurants we have eaten in, excellent food and service

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                                                                                                                                                            MaryS

                                                                                                                                                            County Durham

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                                                                                                                                                            5.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 17 July 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            Love the food at Star of Siam. It never disappoints always fresh, hot and tasty.

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                                                                                                                                                            StephenS

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                                                                            5.0

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                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 14 June 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            Celebrating my husband's birthday, the staff at The Star of Siam could not have been more pleasant and attentive. The food was outstanding and delicious. I recommend The Star of Siam in the most glowing terms in relation to service, quality, excellence and taste. Very well done indeed. We will certainly be back.

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                                                                                                                                                            Selondonlad

                                                                                                                                                            London

                                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 19 May 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            Great food at great prices.

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                                                                                                                                                            hannahb

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 5 May 2019

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                                                                                                                                                            Lovely food, very accommodating staff! Had a group of 18 and the staff were so attentive and lovely. Would defo recommend to anyone!

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                                                                                                                                                            GeoffD

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 28 April 2019

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                            Very pleasant and attentive staff. Food was excellent. Will come again.

                                                                                                                                                          31. RD

                                                                                                                                                            RichardD

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 27 April 2019

                                                                                                                                                            overall4food5service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                            Great food but restuarant was busy and service was poor and slow. Waited approx 1 hour between courses

                                                                                                                                                          32. PW

                                                                                                                                                            PeterW

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 19 April 2019

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                            Excellent lunch. Friendly staff and reasonable prices. Will definitely be back. A bit quiet though.

                                                                                                                                                          33. MC

                                                                                                                                                            MichelleC

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 20 February 2019

                                                                                                                                                            overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                            Great value two course meal but main menu excellent value too.

                                                                                                                                                          34. PH

                                                                                                                                                            PeterH

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 2 February 2019

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                            The lunch menu is very good value for money. The food was excellent and the service was faultless. The restaurant is very authentic just how a thai restaurant should be. Will definitely be visiting again soon

                                                                                                                                                          35. LS

                                                                                                                                                            LesS

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 26 January 2019

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                            Great Thai food, service was quick and friendly even on a really busy night. Can't fault it.

                                                                                                                                                          36. OT

                                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 25 January 2019

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                            Friendly and quick service , all courses were delicious, we will definitely be back again

                                                                                                                                                          37. GM

                                                                                                                                                            GraceM

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 29 December 2018

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                            What a wonderful place; the staff were all friendly and efficient. The food was excellent ant very reasonably priced.

                                                                                                                                                          38. OT

                                                                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 21 December 2018

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                            The whole night was lovely , was our first time and we looking to book for my 50th in January as the food was really good

                                                                                                                                                          39. AH

                                                                                                                                                            AilsaH

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 21 December 2018

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                            Lovely food and service and very good value for money

                                                                                                                                                          40. CA

                                                                                                                                                            ClaireA

                                                                                                                                                            Newcastle

                                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                            Dined on 12 December 2018

                                                                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                            Fab food as ever and service exceptional. It's a tradition that we go here every year for both my husband and daughters birthday. The staff always put themselves out and prepare a dessert and candle for them!!

                                                                                                                                                          FAQs

                                                                                                                                                          Star of Siam at the Highfield Hotel offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0191 512 0905.

                                                                                                                                                          Star of Siam at the Highfield Hotel is rated 4.5 stars by 121 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                                                                          Google Map for Star of Siam at the Highfield Hotel

                                                                                                                                                          101 Durham Road Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear DH5 9QT

                                                                                                                                                          Additional information

                                                                                                                                                          • Area

                                                                                                                                                            Durham

                                                                                                                                                          • Hours of Operation

                                                                                                                                                            Daily 17:45–22:00
                                                                                                                                                            Tue–Sun 12:00–15:00

                                                                                                                                                          • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                                            Thai

                                                                                                                                                          • Dining style

                                                                                                                                                            Casual Elegant

                                                                                                                                                          • Dress Code

                                                                                                                                                            Casual Dress

                                                                                                                                                          • Parking Details

                                                                                                                                                            None

                                                                                                                                                          • Payment Options

                                                                                                                                                            AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                                          • Additional

                                                                                                                                                            Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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