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Spicy Basil

Thai Restaurant and Asian Restaurant££££
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  • Adam P.
    "... but still worth it, beef pad thai and chicken green curry are fantastic!"(5 Tips)
    Tim S.
    "The curries and pad Thai are great, always buzzing and super cheap."(26 Tips)
    Suliman
    "One of the best authentic Thai food in London 👍"(5 Tips)
    Mags S.
    "This is the best Thai in London"(3 Tips)
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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.
  • Anna S.
    Anna SzypkowskaNovember 3, 2016
    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.
  • Lucian C.
    I tried them all, but lately, I've been going for the creamy red curry. Can't go wrong with that :). Excellent food and extremely cheap.
  • 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.
  • 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 NatasNovember 26, 2016
    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.
  • 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
  • Christiaan H.
    Incredible food, and great value too. It's also BYO with a £1 charge per head.
  • 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!
  • Sameer7
    Sameer7June 3, 2016
    Authentic Thai food. Doesn't feel mass produced. A very busy little place, the downstairs seating is only opened during busy periods.
  • 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.
    Stuart LondonAugust 6, 2016
    Super cheap and really good. Gives The Heron a run for its money on Thai food. Very quick service here too.
  • Will B.
    Will BeardmoreMay 9, 2015
    Kilburn's finest. Cheap and delicious. Spicy prawn crackers and Chicken Satay are essential to every visit.
  • Noodle 🌸
    Noodle 🌸March 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    best Thai Food in London! fresh coconut juice 😍😍😍
  • Lucy S.
    Great value, delicious spicy beef noodles with basil and garlic. Prawn dumplings are also a winner.
  • 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.
  • Yasmin K.
    Yasmin KamarudinApril 16, 2016
    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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nikesh M.
    Nikesh MistryJune 6, 2016
    Chicken and Prawn Pad Thais are both awesome. Won't be disappointed with the value and the portions.
  • Edina P.
    Edina PetőJune 15, 2016
    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
  • D
    DNovember 16, 2012
    Very healthy, very tasty and very reasonable Thai food. Love me a proper bargain!
  • Tamara P.
    Tamara PeiraniMay 22, 2015
    Awesome food and superbig portion for 5,50£!!
  • 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
  • Tim S.
    Tim StantonMay 16, 2015
    The curries and pad Thai are great, always buzzing and super cheap.
  • Daniel E.
    Pad-Thai was delicious. Crowdy, cheap and very tasty. loved it there.
  • Daniel R.
    Daniel RoseNovember 23, 2013
    Had the beef pad Thai and the beef in red curry . Very tasty..
  • Martin S
    Martin SOctober 26, 2012
    Excellent value for money, quick service and healthy eating. Recommend.
  • Konstantinos P.
    Konstantinos PenlidisMarch 12, 2015
    Great need pad Thai and chicken soup, super fast service!
  • Pedro V.
    Pedro ValentimJune 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Great little restaurant. Go for the pad Thai. So good :)
  • Lucy S.
    Lucy SmithJune 21, 2016
    Really tasty prawn phad Thai and chicken yellow curry. Cheap!
  • Phil N.
    Phil NomJune 17, 2015
    Ridiculous value, very authentic. Try the Chicken Larb salad!
  • Brittany B.
    Brittany BirdOctober 30, 2014
    Prawn tom yum soup! Beef pad Thai looks unreal also
  • Yoonie S.
    Yoonie SMarch 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best chicken satay and pad thai in town! Plus it's BYO!
  • Axurit
    AxuritFebruary 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Definitely compulsory! Yummy, Yummy, Yummy! Mmmm... How do I say yummy in thai???
  • 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!
  • Suliman
    SulimanSeptember 24
    One of the best authentic Thai food in London 👍
    Upvoted Sep 24
  • Erin S.
    Erin SimonsOctober 6, 2010
    Try the green & red veggie curries & veggie spring rolls. Spicy prawn crackers & dip, perfecto!
  • Chaline L.
    Chaline LaClaireJanuary 11, 2016
    Best, best Thai food in my life!!! And I've been in Thailand before ;-)
  • Alessia B.
    Alessia BorysAugust 14, 2015
    Amazing pad Thai, cheap and huge portions
  • William C.
    William ChekeMarch 3, 2016
    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
  • Yati A.
    Yati AzharJanuary 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I love the pad Thai. And also the Tom yum soup. Nice! Recommended!
  • 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!!
  • Chardelle M.
    Chardelle MarJuly 12, 2015
    Cheap and tasty! Can't go wrong!
  • Oliver C.
    Oliver ChealJuly 19, 2010
    Great little Thai place. An authentic feel to the place and byob as well!!!
  • Stavroula K.
    Stavroula KonidariSeptember 4, 2015
    Chicken green curry and carrot juice. Yum 🍜🍹
  • Mickaël A.
    Mickaël AugelloJuly 30, 2015
    Massive portions and very good value. The decor is ok
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KusmanFebruary 19, 2016
    Best Thai in London
  • Tamás L.
    Tamás LángAugust 23, 2015
    Authentic thai food, excellent quality
  • Yigal R.
    Yigal RaymondDecember 17, 2014
    The best in London by far.
  • Ayan Ö.
    Ayan ÖztürkJanuary 26, 2015
    They brought wrong meals. It was nothing like we expected. So disappointing. And we found an eyelash in the food. This restaurant may be was a nice place once. Not anymore.
  • Sdenek D.
    Best take away in greater london
  • Nina S.
    Nina SchererJuly 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Thai ever. Ok to sit in for a quick meal but they thankfully do awesome takeaway and delivery (not all the time so check hours).
  • Candice T.
    Candice TingJanuary 19, 2016
    I tried the chicken pad see eew, I would not recommend making a special effort to go there. My dish was too salty and the noodles used were not fresh noodles.
  • Kasia K.
    Kasia KoczułapSeptember 27, 2016
    Cheap and really good asian food.
  • Brad T.
    Brad ThiesDecember 23, 2015
    Any curry, any time!
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel CsovcsicsMarch 30, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Beef pad Thai with extra cashew nuts all the way...
  • Lester W.
    Lester WilliamsAugust 14, 2015
    very cheap but good tasting food
  • Mags S.
    Mags SAugust 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This is the best Thai in London
  • L
    LJuly 17, 2016
    Delicious food and great price.
  • Reece B.
    Reece BeefOctober 6, 2014
    Only 1 word to describe... Brilliant!!!
  • Claire F.
    Claire FraserMarch 2, 2013
    Great food, byob.
  • Dragos M.
    Dragos MargoiApril 20, 2016
    This place is filthy. 3 out of 5 hygiene rating at the entrance is very generous.
  • Dave C.
    Dave ChapmanJuly 25, 2013
    Great food and great prices!
  • Emma C.
    Emma CodyJune 19, 2015
    The best Thai outside Thailand
  • Ezequiel S.
    Ezequiel SansanoSeptember 28, 2013
    Best Thai restaurant in London!!!
  • Adela
    AdelaAugust 13, 2014
    Food is cheap and good!
  • Indhi-on C.
    Indhi-on ChiengkulNovember 26, 2016
    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.
  • Sar h.
    Sar harrisOctober 11, 2016
    Pad Thai and Dumplings.
  • Melanie S.
    Melanie StevensonJuly 29, 2011
    Best pad see ew in London!
  • Cathy A.
    Cathy AfonsoSeptember 1, 2015
    Cheap and delicious
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AllanDecember 16, 2015
    Spicy seafood noodles 😍
  • David M.
    David MAugust 9, 2015
    Best Pad Thai.
  • Daniel O.
    Daniel O'BrienNovember 13, 2010
    So good, so cheap, so compulsory!
  • Nico C.
    Nico CoronadoJuly 23, 2016
    Thai food.
  • StyleCartel S.
    #72 spicy noodles
  • Veronica B.
    Veronica BocciaNovember 9, 2012
    Avoid using their toilets
  • Shar
    SharFebruary 8, 2015
    Fantastic value Thai food (a full meal will set each person back about £5.50), BYOB and gets packed after 7pm. Food tastes authentic too just like what you'd get in Thailand.
  • Mariana F.
    Mariana FilizolaAugust 20, 2015
    Comida muito boa a preço super justo. Lugar simples. Mas para quem procura um Thai de verdade vale a pena. O frango ao Curry amarelo estava perfeito e o Pad Thai uma ótima escolha.
  • H. C.
    H. CeronneAugust 16, 2014
    Excelente relación calidad-cantidad-precio de este restaurante tailandés.
  • belen m.
    belen mirandaSeptember 16, 2015
    Delicias 👌
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