Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: At Kin Khao Thai in Athlone, the warm welcome matches the great food

The camaraderie among the staff makes dining in this long-standing restaurant a joyful experience

Kin Khao Thai, 1 Abbey Lane, Athlone, has won a host of awards since it opened in 2003. Picture: Barry Cronin

As I have some close family living nearby who I try to visit as often as I can, I’ve spent a lot of time in Athlone in Co Westmeath. I’ve seen it ebb and flow over the years, watched businesses open and close, spent nights out skipping down the road to Supermacs, and danced until the wee hours in the local nightclub.

All of this is to say that I’d consider myself fairly familiar with ...