The Kensington area is renowned for its many Thai restaurants. If you will be in the Kensington area, you may be asking yourself, “How do I choose between all these amazing Thai restaurants?”. Well, we know the Kensington area (and its illustrious restaurants) very well and we have summarized the best Thai restaurants below:
Cool Spots For Thai Food In Kensington And Chelsea
This part of London has some of the best Thai restaurants in London. Below we share our very favourite Thai food in Chelsea, South Kensington, Earl’s Court and in between.
Suksan Thai Cuisine
Suskan Thai Cuisine is in Kensington but on the Chelsea side, on Park Walk which s not far from Fulham Broadway and the South Kensington area.
If you decide to dine here, you are in for a real treat!
You will be amazed at Suskan Thai Cuisine’s extensive menu offering you countless delicious options. Once you have chosen your desired dish, sit back and enjoy the restaurants elegant decor and discreet and professional service.
This is the ideal choice when you are hungry and feel like spoiling yourself and that someone special!
Address: 7 Park Walk, Chelsea, London SW10 0AJ
Busaba Chelsea has for many years been considered the gem of South West London and the Kensington area. It is easy to see why as the servers and management team spare no effort to ensure that your dining experience is out of this world.
It is centrally located on the very popular King’s Road in Chelsea and is a neighborhood favorite among residents and tourists.
You will love Basaba Chelsea’s focus on the most incredibly tasting and unique Thai fusion recipes that you will definitely not be able to get anywhere else. We highly recommend this rare find if you are in the mood for an evening of fun and good food with a group of friends!
Address: 358 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5UZ
When it comes to Thai traditional food, you simply do not get any better than Chaba Thai.
This restaurant was founded out of a desire to bring good, old-fashioned Thai food to the Kensington area. This goal has definitely been achieved and Chaba Thai is now considered to be up there with the best of them.
You will be highly impressed by the restaurant staff’s complete dedication to providing great service and even better food. They all have an extensive knowledge of Thai food, so don’t be afraid to ask questions as they will give you a great recommendation.
The building may seem a bit modest on the exterior but once you enter into the restaurant, you are blown away by the classic Thai decor and cosy seating arrangements.
Allow yourself a good few hours to simply enjoy being at this great restaurant.
Address: 206 Fulham Rd, Kensington, London SW10 9TY
Patara (Fulham Road & Knightsbridge)
Patara in South Kensington is the area’s best-kept secret! Each and every dish is prepared using traditional Thai cooking techniques and authentic methods. They also try and use fresh and imported Thai ingredients wherever possible and the result is food that you will not be able to put down.
There is also a strong focus on Thai hospitality and you will be made to feel special the moment you walk through the door. Definitely something to consider if you are in the mood for something a little different and special.
Address: 181 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 6JN / 9 Beauchamp Pl, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1NQ
Rosa’s Thai Cafe Chelsea
Offering you the option of sitting down in the simply decorated cafe or ordering a takeaway, Rosa’s Thai Cafe in Chelsea gives your everything you expect from Thai food but with a modern and delightful twist.
Their menu has some incredibly tasty options and you will be hard-pressed to choose. However, once you take that first bite, you will not regret a thing!
A great option if you are in a bit of a hurry but still want a great Thai dining experience.
Address: 246 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW10 9NA
Named after the infamous 5th sense, Umami delivers top quality Thai food to you each and every time.
It is located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kensington and very convenient if you are staying here. The setting is very elegant, stylish and upmarket and the menu consists of several pan-Asian dishes to temp diners.
Umami is great if you are celebrating a birthday or engagement as it is a very special restaurant and you will remember your meal for many years to come.
Address: 98 Cromwell Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 4ER
Siam Secret Thai Restaurant
Siam Secret Thai Restaurant is situated on Hogarth Place in Kensington and, as the name suggests, it is considered to be a well-kept secret in the area.
This is definitely true as once you have eaten here and sampled their exquisite Thai fusion dishes, you will be amazed at how not everyone is raving about the place! Over the years, it has proven its worth as a foremost Thai restaurant and it has many loyal customers who return time and time again for the best Thai food around.
This is an excellent place to try if you want a quiet evening and good food with someone special.
Address: 5A Hogarth Rd, Earl’s Court, London SW5 0QT
Addie’s Thai was founded by Mr Addie back in 1987. It has since become an integral part of Kensington’s restaurant life.
Mr Addie is still cooking to this day and has a unique way of making even the most simple Thai dishes taste mouthwateringly delicious.
You will be amazed at the very reasonable prices Mr Addie charges as what you get in return far surpasses this.
If you would like to sample some of Mr Addie’s famous Thai food, pay him a visit in Kensington, just off Earl’s Court Road. You will definitely not regret it!
Address: 121 Earls Ct Rd, Earl’s Court, London SW5 9RL
There are many classic, Thai restaurants in the Kensington area but not many contemporary Thai restaurants. Papaya Tree is one of the few contemporary Thai restaurants that combine the best of both worlds: traditional Thai cooking with a unique and modern twist.
Go there if you would like a romantic evening eating scrumptious food. It is located on the High Street in Kensington and also offers home delivery if you don’t feel like going out.
Address: 209 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6BD
Kensington Thai Terrace
Located on Wright’s Lane, Kensington Thai Terrace is a firm favorite with local residents.
It offers you simply, down to earth, Thai cuisine at excellent prices. Eat in and enjoy a pleasant evening of good food or order in: the choice is yours!
Address: 14 Wrights Ln, Kensington, London W8 6TF
In the mood for the best dim sum in town? Well, Market Thai is your best bet. Local residents rave about their dim sum, but also their unbelievably tasty Prawn Choo Chee with steamed rice that gives any other Thai restaurant a run for its money!
Address: 2, 240 Portobello Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 1LL
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