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Kapunka

Restaurants, Thai Réaumur
Recommended
3 out of 5 stars
Kapunka
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Time Out says

3 out of 5 stars

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Simple yet successful Thai cuisine in the second arrondissement.

If you’re planning on coming to Kapunka (“thank you” in Thai) be sure to make a reservation, even on weekdays. Otherwise you risk waiting at the bar nursing a Tsinga or Chang beer (not the worst predicament to find oneself in to be fair).

With a simple menu that sticks to the Thai classics, they prove themselves worthy of their reputation – from the excellent chicken satay and spring roll starters to the delicious Massaman curry and Mikati (a noodle dish with peanuts and coconut). They’ve even dialled down the spice-factor for our fragile European palettes – albeit compared to what you  find on the streets of Bangkok. 

Expect to pay between €12 and €16.50 per dish and between €5 and €9.50 for starters. The desserts come at €6 and there’s also a €28 set menu option, including a selection of amuse-bouches, a starter, a main, a dessert and still or sparkling water. Plus, the wine menu has a selection of good, well-priced French options.

While not quite blown away by the experience we leave with very happy stomachs and taste buds – so “kapunka” right back at them.

TRANSLATION: LEONIE CATER

By: Julie Louchet

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Address: 51, rue Saint-Sauveur
Paris
75002
Transport: Metro: Sentier, Réaumur-Sébastopol, Etienne Marcel
Contact:
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am-3.30pm, 7.30pm-11pm; Sat 6.30pm-11pm.
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