There are two kinds of Thai restaurants: take-out and dine-in. At Baan Thai’s new Broadmead location, it is worth staying (if you can get a table that is). Although it may be a bit more expensive than a take-away joint, food still comes out quickly and you get what you pay for in terms of ambiance and quality. I do suggest you spruce yourself up a bit if heading directly from the gym—Baan Thai’s new location is spiffy and bright and people can see if you are still wearing your gym shorts.
I was impressed by the quality and presentation of the food at Baan Thai. Portions were good-sized, although, being Asian cuisine, you will definitely want to get an appetizer with your meal or you will (as they say) be hungry again an hour later. As for recommendations, it’s all good. Pictured is Phad Thai Goong ($13.5) with spring rolls ($6.75).
Rating: 4/5Baan Thai (Broadmead) 400-777 ROYAL OAK DR. Victoria, BC
Open 7 days a week for Lunch & Dinner.