Pad

The Celtic Manor Resort, Coldra Woods, The Usk Valley, Newport, United Kingdom, NP18 1HQ
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Wednesday to Monday
Dinner - 6.00pm – 10.00pm

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Pad

Passionate. Asian. Dishes.

Offering a deliciously different dining concept, Pad serves up an exciting menu of fresh, contemporary Asian cuisine.

From delicious fluffy steamed bao buns filled with hoi sin duck or pork belly; to succulent sharing platters of Peking duck and Korean fried chicken, savour this sociable dining experience bursting with authentic pan-Asian flavours.

Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Thank you to all the staff for a fantastic evening. Food was fabulous and the staff (in particular the restaurant manager) were welcoming, extremely polite and professional. I would highly recommend both the hotel and the restaurant if you’re looking for a special getaway

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Helpful staff, nothing too much trouble! Excellent food . Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Excellent food

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Tried ordering dishes that sounded vaguely Thai, seared salmon with sesame seeds was overcooked not seared and seeds very brown. Pork noodle dish and muscle dish were watery, under seasoned and lacked any Thai spice or flavours. Desert was ok, wine nice and waitress lovely. We did quietly indicate that the food wasn't the best when she asked, but manager wasn't bothered after waitress appeared to pass this on. Paid in full, took off service charge, crossed through this on bill as we tipped waitress personally but this was still on our bill at checkout. Hotel lovely but wouldn't recommend this restaurant

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Both of us did not finish our main meal as we thought to sauce used was overpowering and took away the taste of the pork (in my case) and the salmon (my wife’s choice).

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Dry good food, good service, nice atmosphere, and can bot fault any part of the night. Thoroughly enjoyed.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Excellent food service and atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

fantastic food, fantastic service... faultless!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

No issues with starters however mains let the restaurant down. We had ‘Thai Green Curry’ and ‘Pork Noodles’. Curry portion was too big, would have preferred to self serve my curry as there was no room for rice. Pork noodles were very bland and pork was over cooked. No salt on the table. Waitress didn’t even comment on my plate even though the whole dish went back basically untouched. The manager was very abrupt and unwelcoming at the start of the evening, however our waitress was very friendly. Felt the restaurant could do with losing a few tables as quite a few were crammed in or basically on top of other tables.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Food was nice but not amazing, duck breast main was a slightly over cooked and a bit tough. Lemon meringue cheesecake lacked lemon flavour. Had to send a Heineken back as it was very flat and watery. Nearly there overall just needs a little refining. Service was good and the restaurant is nice.

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Visited On Friday, 06 March 2020

Lovely meal and good service , would recommend

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Visited On Thursday, 05 March 2020

Nice meal, friendly staff, would go again.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

We travel to different parts of Asia every year, and I can assure you this was not Asian food. We ordered the scallop and king prawn laksa which resembled dish water, the roasted duck was well cooked but tasteless, and the Asian green were bland. The starters were good. Our waitress was lovely. It was our wedding anniversary so didn’t want to complain and create a scene, plus we were too close to other diners and didn’t want to spoil their evening. All in all a huge disappointment from what should have been a celebratory meal.Would not recommend and will be returning.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Great flavours different dishes from your normal Thai. Service was good well worth a visit

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

We visited the restaurant on 20th Feb, it was a gift from family for my 30th Birthday celebrations! We stayed an evening and received spa treatments etc which were great :) We were seated promptly however it took around 15 minutes for the waitress to present a drinks menu ( as there was a shortage)! We then, to save time, made our food order and subsequently ordered our drinks afterwards which was quite frustrating! We ordered duck pancakes to share which were quite nice, followed by two small plates, a main and a side. The fried squid was soggy, the wok fried greens were presented in a puddle of water and without any seasoning! On a more positive note, the Boa buns were nice and salmon was cooked well although the sauce was overpowering ( we like fennel but there was a little too much)! Overall this was not an enjoyable and relaxing dining experience which we had hoped for and as we had complained a number of times previously due to the poor service and 1.5 hour wait for a sandwich earlier that day from Merlins bar, we couldn’t even be bothered to complain as it seemed to go on deaf ears! The restaurant atmosphere was lovely as was the decor but it would have benefited from some heating as a number of guests complained at how cold it was. Overall it was really disappointing as we had such high expectations and we love Asian cuisine. I wouldn’t visit the restaurant again

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Thoroughly enjoyable experience. Great service and delicious food, well presented

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Fantastic service from start to finish. Prompt service and delicious food.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Cold, food was average and the wine was poorly chilled on white, red was cold... For. A premium experience , very poor

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Sadly the meal at Pad was very disappointing. Our starters where ok.I ordered Thai green curry, which was very weak in taste, hardly any chicken in it, but a rather large amount of veg, it came in a very large bowl with a small bowl of rice, I had to ask for an other bowl so I could combine. We also ordered steamed Asian veg, that was not steamed Asian veg , but ordinary veg again no flavour or taste. My husband ordered Katsu curry, very dry very small amount of Katsu sauce. Jasmine rice was not jasmine rice, I didn’t know jasmine rice had a star of anise in it. We are coming back to Celtic Manor but will not return to Pad sadly. Staff we amazing.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Great service and food. 👍🏻👍🏻

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Staff were very attentive and great atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

A truly amazing experience from start to finish the food was a taste sensation we have eaten here twice before and it never disappoints!

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Beautiful place shame about resort management

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Understand that it was valentines night but personally feel Pad should have stuck with the Thai menu, something we were looking forward to. However starter and main was good, deserts were poor.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Fantastic food excellent service

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