3rd Visit to Nam Tuk Tram Stop (West End, Glasgow) : Review

Nam Tuk Tram Stop : Sign

2 Partick Bridge Street
Glasgow G11 6PL

V: 5th November 2017      T:  0141 357 0330  W: namtuk.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


This is becoming a home from home for me…

Back again and back to try some more food, this time I didn’t really know what to order so I decided to just randomly select a few items.

Something I have not mentioned in my previous reviews is that there is music playing in the background, this is being played at a nice level which for me is good as I hate going anywhere and need to shout across the table.

The Food…

Sushi Taco 6.95
Raw fish, cucumber, avocado, radish, rice, mayonnaise

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Today I decided to pick something random, and this was the first dish that caught my eye.

On arrival I thought wow big dish but hey I can eat a lot so I didn’t mind.

This was very nice and very filling, the flavour was very good. I will say I think there was a wasabi vinegar used on top of this? I could be wrong but for me it was overpowering and the flavour of the fish was slightly lost.

I would get this again, but maybe ask to use a little less wasabi or whatever it was that was giving it a strong flavour for me. If your a wasabi fan then you will love this.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 5

Green Chicken Curry £5.95
Spicy green chicken curry, green beans, fresh chilli, sweet basil

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I was recommended this at the end of my last visit to Nam Tuk, by the waitress as she said it would suit me more as I prefer sweet dishes.

So today I ordered it to see how it was.

I ordered this with the Egg Fried rice which I loved on my last visit.

This was very very good, very nice flavours and had a nice subtle sweet taste to it which was perfect for me.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

Overall

What can I say so far all visits have been perfect, I have no complaints and loved trying these new dishes.

I did see they did some shots, and a few other dishes did catch my eye so I will try these next time

See you soon Nam Tuk

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 5
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Value for money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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2nd Visit to Nam Tuk Tram Stop (West End, Glasgow) : Review

Nam Tuk Tram Stop : Sign

2 Partick Bridge Street
Glasgow G11 6PL

V: 1st November 2017      T:  0141 357 0330  W: namtuk.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


** Since this visit I have been here many times, so just finally getting round to posting these as i’ve had a lot to write up.

This is my second visit to Nam Tuk, as I really loved my first (view first review) and thought lets see how it is second time round and to try different food.

Some people won’t know this but the location that Nam Tuk is located on, has been very bad luck for other restaurants etc that have tried to open here. Normally they close after a while due to not being very busy, but I can’t see that happening to Nam Tuk as from what I have experienced I think it will have broken the bad luck spell.

Again on entering I got that cool vibe, it just looks a fun place to eat. Just like last time the music was at a good level, there was no need to shout at who ever I was with (this is one of my big pet hates)

So I really wanted to order what I had last time as I enjoyed that, but I knew I HAD to try something different so did it? …..

The Food…

Korean Chicken Katsu 5.95
Panko breadcrumbed chicken, Ton katsu sauce, mayonnaise

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I was recommended this by Nam Tuk to try on my next visit (which is today), so I thought lets give it a go and see what its like.

On arrival this looked very interesting, and smelled good so so far Nam Tuk were off to a good start with this recommendation.

So I got the Egg Fried rice with this dish (see next part)

OH MY GOD this was so good, full of flavour and the sauces really added to the flavour. The chicken was cooked perfect and everything about this was really good and one I would have again (if the manager was to not slag me off for getting it again :p )

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

Egg Fried Rice (v) 2.95

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Cant really say much about rice, but what I will say is this is the best Egg Fried rice I have ever had.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

 

BBQ Pork Skewers 5.95
Thai style BBQ moo ping

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Firstly there is one skewer missing from my photo, as I took one then remembered I forgot to take a photo.

These were very nice, the pork was very tender and tasty and the side sauce gave it just that extra something to boost its already good flavour.

For me I am not sure if I would order this again, not for any bad reason just to try a few other dishes.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 5

I went back the following night but I wasn’t too hungry so I ordered the following

Veggie Spring Roll 4.95 (vgn)
Thai style spring roll, cabbage, carrot, grass noodle, sweet chilli sauce

 

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These were very very nice, the flavour was really good and they were just crunchy enough.

The sauce was a sweet chilli sauce which give it a little kick, but for me they were perfect just the way they were.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

Overall

I am very impressed again with this visit, and look forward to heading back again soon to try more things.

The waitress tonight recommended me to try the Green Thai Curry so I will let you know how that is on my next visit.

A solid 5 out of 5 again, no issues….service, food and atmosphere perfect!

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 5
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Value for money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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Nam Tuk Tram Stop (West End, Glasgow) : Review

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2 Partick Bridge Street
Glasgow G11 6PL

V: 14th October 2017      T:  0141 357 0330  W:namtuk.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


At the time of writing this post, this restaurant is new to the Glasgow food scene. I saw all the promotion on Facebook, and I thought I need to visit this when it opens.

I decided not to go as soon as it opened as it would probably be mega busy, so I left it for about two weeks.

Prior to going I had a look at the menu, and spotted a few dishes that I would like to try so I knew that when I go I would have to have at least 4 dishes.

This is in a great spot, and going by the prices on the menu its perfect for students or if you just want to order small dishes.

First Impression :

On entering you are hit with vivid colours, lots of bamboo and very friendly staff. I really liked the look of this place, and couldn’t wait to see where my table was.

The walls all were painted very colourful, and some had some very cool artwork this gave the place a very funky and modern look.

While we waited for a few other people to arrive, I sat at the bar and had a talk to the bar staff. Behind the bar staff on the wall, there was a vast selection of drinks so I knew that the cocktails should be good…but I had to try some to see if I was correct or not.

Cocktail Time….

The first cocktail I had was :

Sango Island £7.00
Jinro Soju, Lejay Blue Curaçao, Luxardo Maraschino, Pineapple Juice , Coconut

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This cocktail sounded nice, and sounded like it would be sweet…well to me it did so I thought lets get it. It was a very nice cocktail, and one that was easy to drink. It wasn’t as sweet as I thought, more a nice balance with a very very slight sour taste at the end.

It would be rude to just have the one cocktail….

My second cocktail was :

Melon Bei £7.00
Midori, Koskenkorva Vodka, Lejay Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup

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Now this was actually recommended to me by the bar staff, as I told them I had a very sweet tooth so they had a lot to live up to with this recommendation….

Was it sweet enough for me?…

This was AMAZING!!!!!!!! perfect taste, just sweet enough and very easy to drink!!! This is what I will be having again when I return!!!! if you like a sweet cocktail, then when you visit here order this you wont be disapointed.

The Food…

Salt & Pepper Squid £5.50
Chinese style crispy fried squid, chopped spring onion and pepper, sweet chilli sauce

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I love this when I get a Chinese, so I thought lets see how they do it here.

It was nice, the squid was in a nice not too crispy batter and the peppers added nice flavour.

My only issue but this could be a personal thing, it wasn’t that salty, normally you get a nice salty and crispy taste but it was more flavoured and less salty….well to me it was.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 4

Tteok-bokki £4.95
(vgn) Korean rice cake, sweet & spicy

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When this arrived it looked and smelled really nice.

OH MY GOD!!!! for me this was MEGA spicy, and that was with just one piece. To be honest it was really nice flavour, but WAY too spicy for me so I gave it to my friend who has a better spice threshold than me.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 4

Gyoza £5.95
Handmade crispy pork dumplings, soy sauce

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These looked so good so I couldn’t wait to try them.

Yup these were really nice, and the dipping sauce added that nice little extra flavour to them. I could have had more of these.

The little dumplings were perfectly cooked, and the pork was nice and full of flavour.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

Korean Tacos £5.95
3 soft corn tacos, spicy Korean beef, Asian salsa, coriander, Chinese chives

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I like tacos, so when I saw Korean Tacos I had to try them and see what they were like.

On arrival I could smell the beef which was amazing, and it looked really good.

These were very very good, and very filling but yup you guessed it I could have had another one.

This is another dish I would have again when I come back.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

Overall

Well I was very impressed with Nam Tuk Tram Stop, the cocktails, food, and the service was all very very good and I loved its funky modern design.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 5
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Value for money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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