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Introducing the first Thai tasting menu in Newcastle that’s a must-try

Mantra Thai is serving up an eight-course Thai-tastic experience that promises a journey to Thailand. Plus, how you can get a complimentary drink.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 16.12.2023


Mantra Thai is bringing the heat to the Toon with the city’s first Thai tasting menu – and we’re so excited about it.

Prepare your taste buds for an eight-course culinary adventure that’ll whisk you away to the vibrant streets and bustling markets of Thailand.

Nestled on Newcastle Quayside, your table comes with a side of breathtaking River Tyne views – the perfect backdrop for your next date night, girls’ night out, or any special occasion worth celebrating.

Mark your calendars, from February 6th to April 30th, 2024, every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm to 9:30pm as Mantra Thai is hosting this Thai-tastic experience.

But what sets Mantra Thai apart? Their chefs have over 30 years of Thai-dedicated expertise, where they craft more than just a meal – they craft a journey to the heart of Thailand.

Mantra Thai is kindly offering a complimentary drink to our readers who mentioned High Life North during their visit. So, what are you waiting for? Book your table, unleash your inner foodie, and go on an Asian culinary adventure like no other.

HLN TOP TIP: This Christmas, gift the foodies in your life the ultimate Thai culinary adventure with Mantra Thai Gift Vouchers.

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Booking a table at Mantra Thai isn’t just reserving a spot for a meal; it’s an unforgettable experience. From the moment you step foot outside the Newcastle restaurant, you’ll be greeted by the enchanting sight of their grand Oriental temple-inspired exterior – setting the stage for what’s about to unfold.

Step inside, and you’ll be greeted with stylish, mood lighting and contemporary décor with special Thai touches and South Asian details. Expect a fusion of Thai tradition and modern vibes, creating an atmosphere that’s as inviting as it is chic.

The dedicated staff are on a mission to ensure you feel more than welcome – you feel like part of the family. Here you’ll receive more than just good service; it’s about excellent hospitality that makes any occasion extra special.


Now, let’s talk about what we’re all here for – the Thai tasting menu. For £85 per person or £125 with wine pairings, you’re in for an 8-course feast with The Journey To Thailand that’ll satisfy your taste buds.

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Tom Kha Hua Hin Seafood Bisque

Samui Sunrise Salmon

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Main courses

Tamarind-Kissed Duck à la Phetchabun

A Taste of Thaification: Pad Ka Prao

Ayutthaya Fusion Cuisine: Hor Mok

Timeless Taste of Rattanakosin: Massaman

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Tricultural Sweet Symphony: Khanom Thuai Foi Thong

Worlds Unite A Symphony of Vanilla, From East to West


Book Journey to Thailand tasting menu here. 


Make sure to pop along and try their new afternoon coffee and cake, lounge in the cosy bar, and be on the lookout for their new beer garden set to launch next summer.

Mantra Thai, 29 Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3SG

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