Great find in Chiang Mai
Posted on 08 / 23 / 2011
It's not generally our style to eat Western food whilst in Asia but Cafe Compassion sounded interesting and after a month in Thailand we were after a bit of a break from the usual tom yums, so we landed here one night.
And what a lovely find! The vibe is really chic and chilled at the same time. The location is a bit out of the way so probably need a taxi to get there, but this also means it feels a bit secluded and special. The people who run it (they are not Thai - British, judging by the accent) are really nice and accommodating too. Great for a chat and very knowledgable about food and health, which is obvious from the food.
In addition to a vege burger we ended up trying a raw pad thai from the specials menu and wow, it was great! Best raw pad thai we've tried to date.
Vegans should be a bit careful, they do use some butter and milk etc. Certainly worth checking out though. Wish we had time to go back again - next time for sure.
chic vibe, friendly service, great food
a bit out of the way, menu's not huge