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Decent Thai in Glasgow!

LisaM | Jun 13, 2005 01:23 PM

For those of you trolling Glasgow, looking for something to jump-start your tastebuds, there's a pleasant surprise at the top of Sauchiehall Street. It's called Thai Fountain, and the food was surprisingly good and zippy/spicy. I'm taking into account the possibility that one too many totty scones or fish suppers may have lowered the bar a bit on my Spice-o-meter, but regardless, I enjoyed it a great deal.

Highlights included the chicken and prawn satays (I know, very basic), fried beef with pickled greens, and something called Ahahn Talay, a seafood stew filled w/prawns, mussels, calimari, in a broth fragrant with lemon grass, chilis and Thai basil.

The place is run by very gracious and sweet Malaysians, and is nicely decorated w/subdued spotlights and exotic flowers.

All in all, my zestiest Glaswegian experience!

Thai Fountain
2 Woodside Crescent
Charing Cross, Glasgow G37UL
www.thai-fountain.com

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