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    Sin - Sukhumvit Soi 4 (Bangkok)

    Well, thanks to Mr Stickman I had the chance to go to Sin on Soi 4 with a 500 Baht food voucher. The roof restaurant is very pleasant. The evening breeze cooled things down nicely. This place would be a nice place to meet up with friends for a few drinkies or dinner.



    Some may view the location as good, but it's not that pleasant negotiating a footpath filled with ThaiVisa members and their hired girlfriends/boyfriends. Once you get to Sin, you have to walk up 2 flights of stairs. There is a pool hall on one side of the 1st floor (the ground floor is occupied by a couple of bars) and a club on the other. The pool hall was fairly busy, but I guess it's either too early for the club to have been open or they don't use it anymore. Up to the 2nd floor roof and there are some more pool tables as you walk into the restaurant.





    I'm not sure how busy it is normally, but we were the only customers eating and there was only one other chap in there besides us.





    Onto the food. The menu was pretty good and included many different types of food. I chose the blue lipped mussels for starters and Gow had what tasted like KFC. The mussels actually tasted like tuna.





    For the main course I had chicken and pea paella and GoW had chicken in a spicy tomato sauce with french fries and corn on the cob.



    I'm not sure why I chose this as I'm pretty sick of rice, but it tasted ok and I was very full afterwards.



    GoW said hers was 'ok'. I think she od'd on chicken though, but there's no telling them, is there?

    This place is mid range for price. The deco is excellent but the food is mediocre. The total for the food plus 3 cokes and a bottle of water came to 865 Baht, but thanks to Sticky's coupon I only had to pay 365 Baht, which then made it about what it was worth IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marmite the Dog
    chicken and pea paella
    ??? what. the. fuck. is "chicken and pea paella?"
    Oh well sounds like you had a WONDerful time...

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    Spanish food (I think).

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    Quote Originally Posted by friscofrankie
    ??? what. the. fuck. is "chicken and pea paella?"
    Rissoto, food look's bloody aweful there

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    Ahh, yes. It could've been rissoto. I was a bit underwhelmed as you can probably tell, but I didn't want to be too negative due to the nice discount.

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    I assume both the starters and main course you both had half finished before you took the piccies, if not you were robbed for your snacks.

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    For this in most countries in a bar is just a freebie snack food, glad you didn't have to pay for it

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    They brought everything at the same time, and as you can see GoW wasted no time at all tucking into hers. I can't remember how much that starter cost, but it was around the 100B mark.

    Saying that, we were both stuffed, so I guess the portions were about right.

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    This one you can see the bottom of the plate, that's how little food there is in there.


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    5baht worths of corn on the cob, 10bahts worth of frozen french fries, and is that a piece of chicken hiding under that french fry? damn you was robbed, call the police now


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    Quote Originally Posted by RandomChances View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by friscofrankie
    ??? what. the. fuck. is "chicken and pea paella?"
    Rissoto, food look's bloody aweful there
    paella is a Spanish dish, Usually with mussles, fish, crab, lobster/prawns sometimes there will be some pork, chorizo even had seen pieces of chicken (browned) in it. That ain't Paella. It ain't even Rissoto; although it may have been made with aborio rice. Even looks like it had some kinda cream sauce (maybe cheese?). Peas? FUCKIN PEAS???

    Sorry, my attempt at irony was maybe bit too gentle. what I was trying to say, marms, even at 365 you got fucked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by friscofrankie
    Sorry, my attempt at irony was maybe bit too gentle
    Looks like mine was as well ...they just trying to give chicken rissoto a fancy name

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marmite the Dog
    I'm not sure how busy it is normally, but we were the only customers eating and there was only one other chap in there besides us.
    I wonder why?

    Quote Originally Posted by Marmite the Dog
    The total for the food plus 3 cokes and a bottle of water came to 865 Baht,
    Ahh ok I understand, do you think you could buy a meal for 2 for that much in Ayutthaya

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    But PEAS??? Dunno looks OK, filling even But 25 - 30 baht a plate maybe...

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtydog
    This one you can see the bottom of the plate, that's how little food there is in there.
    No you can't. There was enough in there for a svelte chap like me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtydog
    Ahh ok I understand, do you think you could buy a meal for 2 for that much in Ayutthaya
    You can't believe how much I am looking forward to moving to Ayu. It's so cheap, I don't even need to work! GoW does though...

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    My folks are loking to retire in los would Ayu be a good location?

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    Quote Originally Posted by daveboy
    My folks are loking to retire in los would Ayu be a good location?
    Its bloody hot there all the time, but it is nice and all the folks are nice and polite, given the choice i think Chiang Mai would be a better place though to retire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daveboy View Post
    My folks are loking to retire in los would Ayu be a good location?
    Not if they like the beach.

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    ^ The fact that most of it is underwater at the moment would be somewhat offputing as well.

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    Luckily, my house is high & dry. I know Ken May is using a boat to get from his house to the road at the moment. I think he quite enjoys the adventure of it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daveboy View Post
    My folks are loking to retire in los would Ayu be a good location?
    Can't beat Hua Hin

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    I'm not sure how busy it is normally, but we were the only customers eating and there was only one other chap in there besides us.
    actually it gets packed after closing time.....

    unless they've changed it in the last 3 months or so...

    that food looked crap. the decor is top notch and those metal pool tables cost 1 million baht each.

    i think they are trying to be a slightyl upmarket place but in the wrong location, half of nana goes there after 1.00pm

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    Thanks for the thread Marmers, at least I know not to go there to eat now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MeMock View Post
    Thanks for the thread Marmers, at least I know not to go there to eat now.
    and reading between the lines.....


    thanks Kingwillyhggtb for letting me know where else in BKK I can get a sneaky beer or 17 after 1.00 am and even pick up a hardened whore who couldnt find a long time barfine thru thru the course of the night.

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