TIIEN THAI

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Thai
At Tiien Thai Restaurant Bournemouth, we are proud to create exceptional food that is carefully prepared and beautifully presented.
Here you will experience joy and harmony in a serene yet contemporary environment where the most exciting Thai food will be served. Also available for take away.
Our head chef, Pong Pan, sources only the finest authentic Thai ingredients to produce the most sublime flavours. His team at Tiien will guide you on a magical adventure of tastes, aromas and textures.
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RG
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Really disappointed with our trip to Tiien this weekend. We arrived at 7.30pm and were seated and offered drinks right away, but the drinks didn’t arrive for 20 mins, and my pina colada was basically just pineapple juice, I only chose this drink as in the past it’s been delicious here. Our starters took almost an hour to come! We couldn’t flag down a waiter and finally After 50 mins someone came and asked what we had ordered, and then said yes it’s on it’s way, they gave us crackers and didn’t offer us drinks or anything. We got our starters and then waited another 25mins for mains. In the meantime they topped up our water glasses. The main course came out and the chicken in pad Thai was very dry, and the lamb in the massaman curry was really chewy. The whole experience was really disappointing. We don’t go out for dinner too often due financial constraints, and we had actually made a reservation elsewhere but cancelled and swapped last minute as thought TIIEN would be nicer. It was so hard to get attention of the staff, and even after it took so long to get the food no one checked it was ok. There was also a large group of noisy men who I assume where on a stag do which ruined the atmosphere. Real shame!

PK
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We like the atmosphere and food but we have always thought it is too expensive. Two of us had the Thai fish cakes to start and both thought they were rubbery and horrible. We didn’t complain because we were entertaining friends who just arrived from Canada.

L
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Every time we go to Bournemouth we visit this restaurant . The food is delicious as always but be prepared to sit at your table awaiting your courses .. we have been there 3 times since 2 Nd week August and have waited for our starters up to 1 hour and the same with the main courses . It’s always so busy and the noise level is quite high but we know this and still go to eat there

LK
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant has the most incredibly delicious prawn Dimsum's I have EVER tasted. The table layout for seating is spacious and the service is excellent. Very well priced yummy food.

c
Cornwall
4 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

very busy - but plenty of attentive staff.
good food quality, perhaps a little rushed.

O
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent time at Tiien. The welcome was friendly and professional, the food was first class as was the service throughout.

C
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious, authentic and lovely atmosphere and staff very friendly. Definitely coming back next time we're in Bournemouth X

AC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Lovely food as always but this time it was pretty busy with lots of takeaways being carried through the restaurant and a little wait for our main meals. The restaurant can get very noisy with large groups there.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food great staff lovely time had by all

PS
London
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great and the service was good too, we were asked many times if we needed anything. Very reasonably priced and the ambiance was great.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food, great service! Will definitely go back!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Superb! Really enjoyed the decor and the service was really good. The food was exceptional and divine! Thank you so much Tiien Thai.

GL
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal with fantastic service. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

CG
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Really good Pad Thai.

Since our trip to Thailand, we have been in love with Pad Thai and so we use this as a reference to judging Thai restaurants. We were not disappointed! The dish was so tasty and fresh, I really wish we lived closer, so we could try more dishes.

I would like to see more fish options on the menu. We had some amazing fish in Thailand and we only seem to find sea-bass dishes here in the UK, which taste good but don't quite match what we ate there.
Look forward to visiting again.

BP
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food, lovely setting.
Service was great- friendly and attentive without being intrusive or over familiar.
They also included some thoughtful extra touches to make our special occasion feel even more so.
Price is not cheap but is reasonable for the quality of food, surroundings and service.
Have visited twice. Would go again and would recommend to a friend.

OT
Italy
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Was ok but

TO
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Our recommendation would only be if the issues we raised are attended to. Our report is on trip adviser

LS
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice food , great service. Really pleasant evening.

s
Dorset
2 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

could not fault the food we received and would happily there again

OT
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

The restaurant was closed due to a gas leak but continued to take bookings

AC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We went with five people and loved our food and the service. The restaurant is large and was packed on a Saturday night so booking is recommended. The atmosphere is friendly and I’d recommend it!

MB
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Very good except there was a bithday this day and the service was too long.

OT
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and very fresh. It arrived in perfect time and the portion sizes were just right. Two of our party are vegetarians and with so many veggie options it was great.
The restaurant is spotlessly clean and has a nice atmosphere.
The staff were all lovely and it was the perfect meal on last night of our holiday in Bournemouth.
I would highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely visit next time we are in area.

P
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have dined here on several occasions when visiting Bournemouth for a long weekend and as usual it did not disappoint. The food was excellent and the staff are very hospitable. Will definitely book again on our next trip to Bournemouth

DM
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

The restaurant was chosen because of two reasons:
Location and style of food

On arrival, was a bit dubious and had a gut feeling that it wasn't going to be good.
The restaurant is looking tired and needs a revamp.
We chose a set menu and a kids menu for our granddaughter who is 5. She chose sweetcorn cakes and chicken nuggets and chips for £10. The sweetcorn cakes, she didn't like so she had some of the aromatic duck and pancakes from our starter. My husband had the cakes which were tasteless.
Next came our soup which can only be described as sour water with lemon grass and herbs with a few mushrooms floating in it. Vile. The soup was sent back and we wanted to replace with spring rolls. Not possible, we were offered a discount. In the meantime, our granddaughter's main arrived. Big pile of chips and frozen chicken nuggets. At this stage I decided enough was enough and cancelled the rest of the meal. At £25.50 per head definitely not worth it. We paid for three drinks, glass of wine, beer and apple juice, the duck and £10 kids meal , the main course was not eaten. £24 not value for money.

PM
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really excellent from the moment we walked through the door.

KM
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very enjoyable. Great variety on the menu including plenty of vegetarian options. Great cocktails too!

JT
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

On arriving welcomed. Given glass of water each. Would have preferred a jug of water with ice and lemon and lime. Not long enough to chat while deciding. A bit rushed. For hot but cold plates. Had set meal Aldermaston as my friend wanted to try a mixture of flavours but did not know what to choose. Then it got very busy and noise echoed. But all in all quite a nice 2 hours

OT
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice place, excellent food, pleasant atmosphere 🍜😊 A place worth coming back 🤗 Recommended for vegetarians

SL
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wasn’t sure where to go, then remembered walking past Tiien Thai. Booked easily on line for the time I wanted. Greeted very politely and given a choice of table. Service was great, very friendly and the food was top class, well presented and extremely tasty. Will be going back soon.

DB
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Loved the Chilli Lamb chef's special

AB
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went for my birthday and I loved it! Never been before so was a bit apprehensive but the staff were super friendly, the food was amazing and great value for money! I’ve paid a lot more money for a lot less food in other places!
The staff found out it was my birthday and all came out and sang to me with free ice cream at the end of my meal also which I thought was a lovely gesture.
I went for the set menu with my boyfriend which was £21 ph I believe and got so much amazing food I had to bag it up and take it home with me!
5* cant wait to go back😍

DB
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful time at Tiien Thai.
The staff were attentive, helpful in explaining the menu and so friendly.
The menu was superb, we chose starters to share and every one of the dishes was amazing.
We then chose a main meal to share but as we each ate the first mouthful of our chosen dish there was no way that we were sharing. Three clean plates, full bellies but not feeling heavy as if over eaten. Bliss.
It was our daughters birthday and all the waiting staff came over and sang happy birthday and presented a delicious ice cream dessert.
Great atmosphere, buzzing but not loud.
Would definitely recommend and will be returning soon.

ND
London
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Very nice Thai Restaurant. Great location, great food the only thing that let it down was the very slow service. We waited an hour for our main course and it wasnt busy.

OT
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The selection of food available was amazing, the service was quick and the food was delicious. Loved the cocktails too!

RJ
London
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice place. Good Thai food. Worth going to if in the area.

KB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was great as always, however we had to request some water for the table 3 times before actually receiving it. However they were exceptionally busy with it being bank holiday weekend.

SG
London
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and friendly staff best ribs I have every has a n fantastic whole Sole

OT
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

Was my birthday, dim sum appetizer made me extremely ill..

BR
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Having visited before we were a bit surprised by the waitress who served us. Although being young her attitude was blunt and cold.
Apart from that the evening was good with tasty food and lovely drinks.

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