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O's Thai Cafe

Restaurants, Thai Crouch End and Hornsey
5 out of 5 stars
(4user reviews)

Time Out says

This Crouch End Thai café takes its name from the owner and head chef's nickname - we suspect it's because 'O' is much easier to say than Somchai Kantavanich. It's been open for nearly 20 years, so it must be doing something right.

The menu is replete with authentic Thai dishes - think green curries, pad Thai noodles, Thai-style fried rice and pad kratiem prik tai (king prawn, chicken, pork or beef stir fried with garlic and coriander paste, ground pepper and oyster sauce). Keep an eye out for specials on the blackboard, too.

A short wine list focuses on well-known regions from the old world, but new world options also feature. Leffe Blonde, Budvar and Amstel are all on draught, and Singha is available by the bottle.



Address: 10 Topsfield Parade
N8 8PR
Opening hours: Lunch served Tue-Sun noon-3pm. Dinner served Sun-Wed 6-10.30pm &Thu-Sat 6-11pm
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Users say (4)

5 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

4.8 / 5

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This place is spot on, in terms of service, price and taste factor. Yes there are slightly more authentic Thais out there, where they really do use the really ingredients of Thailand - but you pay for it. So if you want something that is almost like eating in Bangkok, but not pay top London prices, them O's Thai Cafe hits the mark.

My friend and I had super tasty Thai fish cakes to start, a not so amazing veg fried thing and lovely curry for mains, with a decent amount of heat and a generous helping of veg and tofu. 

This is a local for me, in nearby Crouch End and, despite having not been her for quite a while, I will make sure I return much sooner this time. 

We've tried a few Thai's around town and this is just the best - the pad siew and green curry are weekly staples in my diet!

One of our fav places! We visit O's Thai cafe at lest once a month for pad thai or curry or special dishes, always great service and food!!! We tried other Thai restaurants in the area, but no one is as good as they are.

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