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US$5 - US$15
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Cafe, Pub, European, Thai
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Reviewed 23 February 2021 via mobile

This place came highly recommended for it's food as well as drinks. The restaurant is located next to the river near the Blue Temple (Wat Rong Suea Ten). We had reservations in advance as this place can get busy despite the pandemic. There is alfresco...dining seating by the river, and another 2-storey colonial house with indoor seating. We ordered a mix drink Shandy & a non-alcoholic ginger-lemongrass drink, both were well made and well presented. For a light dinner, we had Khao Soi with beef, Vietnamese spring rolls and cabbage in fish sauce. The portions are good size, and each one tasted delicious. The is polite & attentive. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Joakim H, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2021

Hi omo_hk! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Hope to see you again soon:):)

Reviewed 15 February 2021

Tried the Steak Ryberg yesterday with my beautiful wife at our favourite restaurant in the world. This is not on the menu shown on the website so is a relatively new addition and is superbly delicious with tenderloin steak, raw egg, sauted potatoes and onions/shallots....It was matched by a bottle of lovely Cote de Rhone. We were each given a lovely welcome drink shown in the photograph and my wife was also given a beautiful red rose to celebrate the occasion of Valentine's Day. A wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable meal served by very friendly and knowledgable staff.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Joakim H, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2021

Dear Mark, thank you so much for your fantastic review!! Glad you liked our Steak Rydberg, its an old Swedish classic. Thank you so much for your support during this difficult time😁😁🙏🙏

Reviewed 22 January 2021

Came here for a quick lunch after landing at the airport before heading to our hotel. It was a good decision since the restaurant service, food, cocktails and cakes were really delicious. The restaurant was very busy but service was fast and attentive. Make sure...you come just before lunch time to miss out on the crowd!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Joakim H, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2021

Hi Krisnahgreen! wonderful review thank you so much!!! 😁😁😁🙏🙏🙏

Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

The location and setting of the restaurant is really nice by the river. Unfortunately parking is very limited. I think the uniqueness of this place is in the over-the-top western/English decor which lends to the expensive menu. But the quality of the food is good....Just wish they had better bathrooms.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Joakim H, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2021

Hi cvu79, thank you for coming. We are sorry you didnt like it here. We can't please everyone unfortunately😔

Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

This coffee house was recommended to us and is located next to the blue temple. Housed in a white colonial house with beautiful outdoor terrace overlooking the kok river, Chivit Thamma has enough character not to be overlooked. I ordered the local speciality: Khao Soi...with fried chicken or a yellow curry soup with noodles which was very nice. My wife ordered a cold shrimp and quinoa salad which was equally generously portioned. We ended up with a Pecan Pie with Ice Cream and a New York Cheese Cake. Overall a very good value lunch in a delightful setting.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Joakim H, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2021

Hi TequilaPepita! Wonderful review thank you so much and Happy New Year! 😁😁😁🙏🙏🙏

Reviewed 27 December 2020

I wrote to my Finnish step brother who lives in Sweden this message, "Esa, we had a lovely meal at our favourite restaurant in the world, owned by a beautiful Thai lady but run by an awesomely great Swedish guy. We chose a fantastic Swedish...dish of succulent, tender steak sliced into cubes and sauted potatoes, (Beef Rydberg) with lovely Aussie red wine. We spent over 4 fabulous hours there savouring the food, the views, character and chats with the wonderful staff. You can look it up on TripAdvisor, Chivit Thamma Da. We will eat there when you and Natalie you visit us, soonest."More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Joakim H, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2020

Hi Mark!!! What an absolutely wonderful review! We are so happy you choose to back so often. Happy New Year😁😁🙏🙏

Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

Looking for delicious food at an atmospheric place? You just found it. This is the place to go in Chiang Rai. Top service, amazing meals and very generous portions. We were more as happy and will go back when we cone to Chiang Rai again.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Joakim H, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2020

Hi Jo!!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Hope to see you again soon😁😁🙏🙏

Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Exactly as expected Great food and beautiful location. The service was also very good Would come again.

Date of visit: October 2020
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joakimh53, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2020

Hi 200984! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Seems like you enjoyed your Chiang Rai trip😁😁🙏🙏Welcome back again soon

Reviewed 28 September 2020

Even my Thai mother-in-law enjoyed your northern Thai dishes enough to want to return twice during our recent 4-night stay in the area.

Date of visit: September 2020
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joakimh53, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Hi Bangkokleeky! Happy to keep your mother in law happy😁😁😁

Reviewed 20 September 2020

I have been a frequent customer for this bistro for years since it's not so far from my house. As a matter of fact, I am writing this review at the Coffee House right now! Food is great, service is impeccable and the owners are...the nicest people ever! I HIGHLY recommend this place for everyone and for any special events. You will not be disappointed!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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joakimh53, Owner at Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House, Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2020

Khun Prem! What a fantastic review❤❤🙏🙏. We will do our best to make sure you keep coming back in the future! Thank you🙏🙏

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matchalattecoffee
12 January 2020|
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Response from Joakim H | Property representative |
Hi! 6jan is the only day we close for the whole year. We posted a notice on facebook but forgot on google. We had hundreds of people turned back that day. Sorry but our staff needed a break after a very long holiday season... More
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Jake J
23 December 2018|
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Response from Joakim H | Property representative |
Hi, I'm very sorry to inform you that all Turkey has been sold out. This year we got very limited supply. I hope you can visit us anyway our regular menu has a lot of new exciting offers. Thank you Joakim
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amykysiu
8 October 2018|
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Yes😁😁😁
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