Restaurants

Thai in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Som Saa

This ever-popular Thai restaurant has come a long way from its early days as a pop-up shop. The menu is relatively short, with a selection of curries, grilled dishes, salads and stir-fries, but the food is authentic…
Vietnamese in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Sông Quê

With the kind of demand for seats that most London restaurants can only dream of, this no-frills, hospital-green Vietnamese joint has been feeding the denizens of London for almost 15 years and often has a queue of …
Thai in Oxford

Oli’s Thai

With a sunny front terrace and a tiny interior, family-run Oli’s is well off the tourist track but absolutely worth seeking out. A Thai chef lends authenticity to the short but delicate, dynamic menu. It’s a mile so…
Thai in Exeter

Jasmine Thai

A spicy addition to Exeter, this Thai restaurant has proved very popular. You can play safe with the classics – red, green, Penang or jungle curries – or go for something special, such as whole sea bass with Thai he…
Thai in City Centre

Chiang Mai Kitchen

Real-deal Thai cuisine in a little heart-of-Oxford alley, complete with tear-jerkingly hot sôm·đam (spicy papaya salad), a range of curries, plenty of seafood, rice and noodle favourites, and standout classics such …
Vietnamese in The City

City Càphê

Don't be put off by the lunchtime queue of office workers stretching out the door; these Vietnamese street food specialists dispense steaming bowls of phở and bún bò Huế (noodle soups) and tasty bánh mì (filled bagu…
Thai in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Rosa’s

Simply kitted out with low benches and stools, red-fronted Rosa's serves tasty Thai food and surprisingly good coffee (courtesy of Monmouth roasters). Go for its signature pumpkin curry, one of the zingy salads or a…
Indonesian in The West End

Nusa Dua

OK, so the food might not taste like it was just dished from out of a makan cart in Jogjakarta. But when we're in the mood for a bit of Indonesian, we know of no better place than this central eatery for gado-gado (…
Vietnamese in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Viet Grill

One of the more upmarket options along Kingsland Road, Viet Grill is a low-lit, modern restaurant set over two floors with a buzzy atmosphere and colonial decor. It offers a good selection of Vietnamese curries and …
Thai in The West End

Busaba Eathai

The Store St branch of this popular mini chain retains all the features that have made Busaba Eathai a roaring success. Think sleek Asian interior, large communal wooden tables, and cheap and tasty Thai dishes, such…