Thai street food restaurant Thaikhun has launched its children’s menu just in time for the summer holidays.
The new menu, at the eatery at the Metrocentre in Gateshead , includes free creepy crawlies to entice the most adventurous of little eaters
More than 50 parents and children were invited to get involved in developing the menu with top parenting blogger Alice Judge-Talbot, with the young diners being given the final say on the all-important taste test – ensuring it got a big thumb’s up.
Unique and refreshing in its approach, the ‘mix and match’ concept sees youngsters pick from a selection of dishes with each element served separately, allowing children to experiment with new tastes without running the risk of ruining their meal.
Flavours include Thai Green Curry, Pad Thai and Creamy Nut-Free Chicken Satay. Served with a crunchy vegetable pot to start and ice lolly for dessert, the menu is just £5.95, including a drink.
Additionally, Thaikhun have teamed up with National Geographical Kids Magazine, where they get to take away a mini-magazine filled with activities and fun facts about Thailand.
Thaikhun believes all this makes for the perfect concoction of an educational and delicious dining experience – whilst keeping the little ones off of modern technology, while the parents enjoy their meals.
When asking about their experiences of dining out, parents preferred going to places they loved to go that also cater well for their children, rather than family centric restaurants.
They also wanted something different, with many sharing the opinion that kid’s menus are often too similar with very ‘beige’ food. It was this, and other feedback that helped Thaikhun to shape this exciting new development.
Ian Leigh, Managing Director at Thaikhun, says: “We are extremely excited to have launched a menu that we know our customers will love, because they’ve helped us to create it.”
“Our aim is to bring families together with an experience that both parents will love and excites young diners, leaving a lasting impression. For the most adventurous young diners, Thaikhun is offering free creepy crawlies, an experience the little ones won’t soon forget.”
For further information on Thaikhun, visit thaikhun.co.uk