When I first moved to Melbourne I was based in Claremont Street of South Yarra and I went to Kin Thai quite a bit. I recently popped in for their lunch offering but it wasn’t quite as good as I had remembered. The bain-marie food […]
“Bare bones pick serves hearty plates”: Google hits the nail on the head with its description of Khmer Thai. We head in for some delicious (but cut price) Cambodian-Thai cuisine. The portions are crazy and the food is crazy good.
I’d love to have a home near Thai Home. And my friend is fortunate to be in that situation, being mere seconds from the front door in Roncesvalles Village. We dined in for the $10 set lunch, and this was straight out incredible. It’s not a store with a hip buzz and the interior has some queasy mismatch. But in a way this usually makes for the best. The food is great value and mega tasty.
Feel like eating Thai? Maybe you’ll feel like Busaba Eathai. South-east Asian food, let alone Thai, is a rather different experience in central London. Your choices are generally down to chains like Rosa’s Thai, Busaba Eathai and a few others. You lose a bit of […]
One of my favourite little neighbourhood eateries. Well, actually one of my friend’s, that recently became mine as well. Korat Thai Cafe in the leafy paradise of Newington Green, has seen some change of ownership over the past year, and whilst I can’t comment on […]
I’ve had three goes with Thai Express in Aldgate, with lots of mixed results. The first order I had was for the Pad Thai which was very disappointing. But the curries and stir-fry was much better! In all cases Thai Express feels like a typical corporate lunch eatery and it does an okay job at that playing that role.
I’ve had the Tastecard a little while now, but never got around to using it. The restaurants featured on the program are largely chain-based. Or not very good ones. So this is my first experience with that in hand. Banana Tree is located in the heart of […]
The name of Rosa’s originally comes from the previous owner of their very first location. Times have changed and now there are ten Rosa’s restaurants around London. That’s some Thai food domination right there. I popped into the Soho branch of Rosa’s ready for a […]
The smells are as alluring as are the prices at Papaya. Both things were remarked on by other queue-goers at this busy Soho lunch stop, offering mostly Thai-themed dishes. But then random things, like sushi and dim sum. What? £5 got me the red curry chicken and the cashew nut chicken on white rice. Unfortunately my favourite part of the lunch was the rice.
The slices of chicken were dry and the curry sauce was sponged up by the rice completely. I guess the cashew nut stir fry was better, but the formerly fried chicken bites were reminiscent of freezer meal sogginess. I did enjoy the sauce here, flavours are nice and familiar. It was a messy eat that my white shirt survived, but unfortunately my impression of Papaya didn’t. Still, it’s awfully nice to have a cheap lunch option and the queues might suggest you could have better luck with some of the other choices.