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Spicy Basil

Thai Restaurant and Asian Restaurant££££
  • Andrew M.
    "Beef pad Thai is lovely."(5 Tips)
    Tim S.
    "The curries and pad Thai are great, always buzzing and super cheap."(23 Tips)
    Mags S.
    "This is the best Thai in London"(3 Tips)
    Konstantinos P.
    "Great need pad Thai and chicken soup, super fast service!"(3 Tips)
84 Tips and reviews
  • pad Thai
  • lively
  • authentic
  • thai in london
  • casual
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  • saj
    sajOctober 28, 2014
    good when ure feeling hungry. big portions. noodle dishes good. I've had better thai curries. I often order beef with ginger garlic and spring onion. a lot of things on the menu taste very similar.
    Upvoted Sep 8
  • Anna S.
    Anna SzypkowskaNovember 3
    Amazing value for money! Food definitely goes way beyond the decor, if you search for delicious thai cuisine and ready to compromise on ambiance, that's the place!
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MarksApril 12, 2015
    Brilliant value with loads of options on dish. Seating can be tricky in big groups, but for 1-2 is generally easy. Beef pad Thai is lovely.
    Upvoted Sep 8
  • Diego C.
    Diego ConcaMay 23, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Absolutely amazing. Dumplings are super tasty and any Pad Thai is awesome. Cheap and totally worthy.
    Upvoted Sep 8
  • Jonas V.
    Jonas VossNovember 8, 2015
    Really tasty Pad Thai, and big portions for very little money. Place is a bit gritty, but I enjoyed the food a lot.
  • David N.
    David Natas1 week ago
    Huh? As far as I could tell the only reason this place gets such a good rating is because you can get out of there for about £10 a head. But it's completely unauthentic Thai food... not even close.
    Upvoted 6 days ago
  • Adam P.
    Adam PalmerDecember 17, 2014
    Such a great lunch spot. Prices have gone up to £5.50 but still worth it, beef pad thai and chicken green curry are fantastic!
  • Emily M.
    Emily MeacherMarch 26, 2013
    The best Thai in London.. In fact ever. Get takeaway from here at least once a week.. Pad Thai and dumplings are to die for
  • Sameer7
    Sameer7June 3
    Authentic Thai food. Doesn't feel mass produced. A very busy little place, the downstairs seating is only opened during busy periods.
  • Luciana C.
    Luciana CaltabianoNovember 7, 2015
    Amazing thai restaurant! Great prices. Is a small restaurant and you should probably share table, but it's worthy!
  • Will B.
    Will BeardmoreMay 9, 2015
    Kilburn's finest. Cheap and delicious. Spicy prawn crackers and Chicken Satay are essential to every visit.
  • Emma C.
    Emma CodyJune 19, 2015
    BEST EVER Green and red curry, pad Thai, dumplings and spring roll. Skip the money bags and yellow curry
  • Stuart L.
    Super cheap and really good. Gives The Heron a run for its money on Thai food. Very quick service here too.
  • Christiaan H.
    Incredible food, and great value too. It's also BYO with a £1 charge per head.
  • William C.
    William ChekeJune 5, 2012
    Great a little Thai place. Can be a bit crampy and smokey at times but the food is worth it.
  • Yasmin K.
    Good food but unfortunately we we served juice in a 'clean' glass that had chewing gum stuck on it. Waitress didn't really offer an apology but did replace our drink. Could have been managed better
  • V
    VSeptember 4, 2015
    Great deal if you look for low prices and don't mind mediocre food. If you look for high quality Thai food, look for Yum-D or KaoSarn.
  • D
    DNovember 16, 2012
    Very healthy, very tasty and very reasonable Thai food. Love me a proper bargain!
  • Edina P.
    Fantastic authentic Thai food, go for the yellow curry or the prawn pad thai.
  • Sarah
    SarahDecember 18, 2014
    Used to eat here at least once a week! Great food, quick service, amazing value
  • Nikesh M.
    Chicken and Prawn Pad Thais are both awesome. Won't be disappointed with the value and the portions.
  • David S.
    David SunApril 13, 2014
    Recommend the soya sauce chicken or prawn stir fried noodle with thick rice noodles
  • Hani D.
    Hani DhaniaFebruary 8, 2014
    Authentic Thai dishes! Food was good and cheap. Simply brilliant
  • Tamara P.
    Tamara PeiraniMay 22, 2015
    Awesome food and superbig portion for 5,50£!!
  • Tim S.
    Tim StantonMay 16, 2015
    The curries and pad Thai are great, always buzzing and super cheap.
  • Yigal R.
    Yigal RaymondDecember 17, 2014
    Having read the reviews of this place earlier today I decided to make a visit tonight. I'm here right now and I'm far from disappointed. It takes a lot to impress me and this place certainly has.
  • Martin S
    Martin SOctober 26, 2012
    Excellent value for money, quick service and healthy eating. Recommend.
  • Pedro V.
    Pedro ValentimJune 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Great little restaurant. Go for the pad Thai. So good :)
  • Daniel R.
    Daniel RoseNovember 23, 2013
    Had the beef pad Thai and the beef in red curry . Very tasty..
  • ユーニス 🌸
    ユーニス 🌸March 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    best Thai Food in London! fresh coconut juice 😍😍😍
  • Konstantinos P.
    Konstantinos PenlidisMarch 12, 2015
    Great need pad Thai and chicken soup, super fast service!
  • Lucy S.
    Lucy SmithJune 21
    Really tasty prawn phad Thai and chicken yellow curry. Cheap!
  • Indhi-on C.
    I am from Thailand and that, unfortunately, was NOT authentic Thai food. It's great value for money that's for sure but I had the spicy prawn noodle and it was extremely sweet. Disappointing.
  • Phil N.
    Phil NomJune 17, 2015
    Ridiculous value, very authentic. Try the Chicken Larb salad!
  • Yoonie S.
    Yoonie SMarch 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best chicken satay and pad thai in town! Plus it's BYO!
  • Brittany B.
    Brittany BirdOctober 30, 2014
    Prawn tom yum soup! Beef pad Thai looks unreal also
  • Axurit
    AxuritFebruary 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Definitely compulsory! Yummy, Yummy, Yummy! Mmmm... How do I say yummy in thai???
  • Erin S.
    Erin SimonsOctober 6, 2010
    Try the green & red veggie curries & veggie spring rolls. Spicy prawn crackers & dip, perfecto!
  • Paolo
    PaoloAugust 12, 2012
    You shoul try chicken with ginger & onions! Really good!
  • Julia S.
    Julia SandlerSeptember 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Super cheap and cheerful Thai... shame they don't do any duck dishes!
  • Chaline L.
    Best, best Thai food in my life!!! And I've been in Thailand before ;-)
  • Yati A.
    Yati AzharJanuary 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I love the pad Thai. And also the Tom yum soup. Nice! Recommended!
  • Alessia B.
    Alessia BorysAugust 14, 2015
    Amazing pad Thai, cheap and huge portions
  • William C.
    If your ordering take away you're gonna have to do it in person, they never pick up the phone.
  • Thomas P.
    Thomas PajorOctober 13, 2015
    I felt this place is overrated here. It is quite cheap alright, but the food was a bit bland and not too good altogether. Also, the restaurant wasn’t very clean.
  • André M.
    André MartinsAugust 21, 2015
    Great and cheap food. Try the curry chicken
  • Oliver C.
    Oliver ChealJuly 19, 2010
    Great little Thai place. An authentic feel to the place and byob as well!!!
  • Elia B.
    Elia BrauApril 29, 2014
    Great food specially the red curry!
  • Moez A.
    Moez AdamjeeJanuary 20, 2014
    Great value for mkney amd good food!!
  • Mickaël A.
    Mickaël AugelloJuly 30, 2015
    Massive portions and very good value. The decor is ok
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