Kawa Asian and Street Food Bar has just opened their doors on Society Street, trading in the old Downeys Bar and Restaurant premises.
The Restaurant has been opened by Jack Xui and Kim Lin both from the south coast of China. Jack and Kim travelled to Galway almost 20 years ago in hopes of gaining an education studying Business Studies in NUIG and formed a business partnership and friendship that would lead to them establishing Kawa Thai.
Jack has previous experience in management currently owning Ms Greens, a healthy eating restaurant in Galway City, an Excel in Galway City and a Gala store in Donegal all of which have been solid commercial succees.
While Jack does not have much experience in Asian Cuisine, Kim has an extensive background in Thai food and Asian Cuisine with many years in Asian Street food Cuisine and the duo have made a great partnership alongside Marina Downey who is helping them with her extensive knowledge of the Bar trade.
Kawa Thai aims to brings an authentic Asian street food bar menu and vibe at reasonable prices in a fresh, vibrant and bold atmosphere where people can feel at home.. In our own Society Street you can enjoy the foods that have put together passionately by the team from Thailand, Indonesia, China and Malaya and to also experience Asian culture in a way that has not been experienced fully localy as of yet. Currently the restaurant/ bar operation has four staff and its team will increase in the coming weeks.
Kim said: “We are very happy to welcome everyone to our new premises, we hope that in time we can establish ourselves as one of the town’s most popular dining locations and form strong positive relationships with our customers.”
This tasty menu will be available from 12.30 pm to 11pm everyday with the bar operating until 11 pm. As indoor dining is being reintroduced with social distancing rules in place Kawa Thai have the capacity to hold 40 people indoors and have applied for parking and for additional space for 12 people outdoors.
Co owner Jack states: “Kawa Thai have a full license for our bar and have plentiful to offer with typical beverages such as Carlsberg, Heineken, Guinness, typical Asian drinks such as Tiger, Half Moon, and an array of cocktails for our customers to enjoy.”
Kim said: “We are very happy to welcome everyone to our new store, we hope that in time we can establish ourselves as one of the town’s most popular eating locations and form strong positive relationships with our customers.”
Kawa Thai is available for sit-in dining, but also takeaway and delivery, they take cash, visa debit and credit card for their orders, to get in touch and to keep up to date with everything that they are promoting add them on Facebook (see below) or phone them at: (090) 9643931.
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