A veteran of the Leytonstone scene (and still something of a local secret), this tiny family-run Thai café scores in every department. The BYO policy is definitely key to its boozy appeal, but the food is also a blast – staunchly traditional, potently spiced and delivered without ceremony from the open kitchen. Prices are fair, service is matter of fact and the place is rampantly popular.
The capital’s Thai food scene is one of the world’s finest, and way more varied than you might expect. London’s best Thai restaurants do the staples extremely well; you won’t go wanting for green curry, pad thai, tom yum and all the rest, but there are twists and turns in our Thai offerings too. Line up for spicy showstoppers, tangy Thai tapas and fiery regional fare, as well as Thai with an LA twist and Bangkok-inspired street food feasts. And this all happens everywhere from buzzy pub basements to luxury hotels and fabulous food halls. What are you waiting for?
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