Cha Plu
Cha Plu
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Cha Plu

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.chaplu.co.uk/
  • Phone: 02073520035
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open daily: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, 6:00pm - 11:00pm
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  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

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  • Parking: No
A word from Cha Plu
Impossible to miss, the Cha Plu restaurant is located on the busy and bustling Fulham Road immediately opposite the entrance to the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Glossily modern while offering touches of South East Asian traditionalism, the Cha Plu dining room couldn’t be more suited to its archetypical guest – the well travelled, well heeled Fulham-ite. The atmosphere is upbeat and vibrant, a hum of conversation joined by subtle background music, the friendly and efficient staff striding from table to table delivering steaming platters of gloriously fragrant food. Cha Plu’s menu offers those many Thai dishes that have found such popularity among the British public – mildly spiced curries, robust noodle dishes, fresh fish and seafood, all bearing the signature Thai aromas of lemongrass, galangal, chilli and basil. Rather uniquely customers may be entered in to a draw to win flights to Ban
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Cha Plu reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Excellent food!
    Mokal
    Dined on 23/4/2013
    I went to cha plu to celebrate my birthday with a party of 5 & have to say the service/food I received was outstanding..the restaurant is small but very friendly!on the downside The portions are average sized..but otherwise 'yes' i will visit again!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent experience
    marper
    Dined on 6/4/2013
    I enjoyed havig dinner with friends at Cha Plu. Tey were friendly, helpful and accommodated any dietary requirement. We'll repeat again!
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    special occasions, good vegetarian options, group bookings, brunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, very quiet
    NNEE
    Dined on 18/3/2013
    Very good traditional thai food but expect a quiet ambience and not overly enthusiastic service.
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    group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thai cook food
    yumyum
    Dined on 17/3/2013
    Overalll experience we had to wait a while for main but they apologised and gave free crackers Good deal with special offer.
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    group bookings, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice food, but with the
    abettina
    Dined on 16/3/2013
    Very nice food, but with the offer they give you less food!!!
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  • The food was fine it was a
    JonLuke
    Dined on 13/3/2013
    The food was fine it was a shame that the waitress was so miserable. A Wednesday lunchtime and only 1 other person eating. If you were in a hurry and wanted a quick Thai meal then it would suffice
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  • Will go back
    Thomson
    Dined on 12/3/2013
    This was an excellent deal for the 50% option. My husband and I went for an early supper and the value was great for the food recieved. Our waiter was very curtious and friendly as well.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings
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  • A very pleasant experience
    thatwasnice
    Dined on 11/3/2013
    Dined with a friend at Cha Plu on a Monday evening. It was not busy so a very relaxing atmosphere. The staff were attentive yet not hovering about, and ensured we were fully aware of all the special offers and associated exclusions. The food came timely and was not only well presented but also utterly delicious. They changed the meat for my main course without any problems and both main courses were excellent. Wine glasses were topped up and the table cleared in very unobtrusive manner. The deserts were equally nice. All in all a very pleasant dining experience at a reasonable price. One hint: the lavatories are down a very steep staircase so people with mobility issues may struggle.
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    business meals, group bookings, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cha Plu is extremely quiet
    RANJ
    Dined on 10/3/2013
    Cha Plu is extremely quiet on a Sunday evening - and was the case even on Mothering Sunday. However the food was excellent. It was tasty and well presented. The Top Table 50% off the menu offer made it well worth the visit. If we are in the area again, we shall definitely visit.
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    outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • my first Thai meal in London
    Benger
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    First time eating Thai in London - very pleasantly surprised. The food was fresh and tasty. Service was relaxed and quick - we were one of 3 couples in the restaurant so that may have made a difference. Prices were a little high for what it was, but the 30% toptable discount offer made it less painful. £60 for two people, having startes, mains and coffee/tea afterwards. The place wa clean and pleasant although the tables by the entrace door are subject to a windy draft. The toilets are situated in the basement Down a narrow steep set of stairs - a litte bit smelly and small - old people would probably struggle with the stairs I think...
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    business meals, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner at Cha Plu
    Emma
    Dined on 2/3/2013
    We went for dinner with a friend at Cha Plu using the 30% off offer which made it very good value. The service was good and courteous. The food was delicious. Overall it was very nice and I would have marked the ambience better but there seemed to be a faulty light in the section we were in and it kept getting brighter and dimmer which was a little irritating.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had better Thai before !!!!
    Sassysun
    Dined on 18/2/2013
    The food we ate was good portions but tasted so bland . We ordered green curry and river prawns (out of stock, told only after we ordered ) which was substituted for king prawns. Nothing to die for or not even close. Wouldn't go there again and with full prices to pay for "never"
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  • Lovely evening
    Zoe1VIP
    Dined on 16/2/2013
    What a lovely meal, with the TT offer it was great value. This is a small quiet local restaurant, food was lovely and the atmosphere very relaxed
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    romance, special occasions, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Went here as a group booking
    Stef
    Dined on 15/2/2013
    Went here as a group booking for a farewell leaving dinner. The 3 courses and a glass of wine for £19.95 made it a great choice for an affordable night out for everyone. The ambience is really nice and the service was good. We didn't feel rushed and were able to enjoy our evening. The food was of a good quality too.
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    business meals, romance, group bookings, outstanding value
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  • We booked into Cha Plu for
    Coups
    Dined on 15/2/2013
    We booked into Cha Plu for their 30% off deal without realising that one would have to order a starter and a main course to take advantage. We just had mains and they were very tasty served in generous portions. We didn't have to wait too long either. The staff were polite and accommodating. The wine is reasonably priced and the whole meal was good value. The decor and music felt a little jaded and could do with a bit of a revamp to match the more modern restaurants on the Fulham Road. I would go back if I was in the area though.
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    business meals, group bookings, good vegetarian options
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  • Food was excellent, originally
    karishma
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    Food was excellent, originally booked the set menu but changed our minds once we got there, I had the tempura prawns and the beef red curry, both were tasty. Would definately go again.
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    business meals, romance, special occasions, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Genuine, yummy Thai
    SW3Diner
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    My partner & I went here for a casual dinner. The service was excellent & the 3 courses & glass of wine for £20 each was fantastic value. The wine was lovely! We had Tom Yum soup which was delicious! Great service & a relaxed local atmosphere. I'd definitely recommend Cha Plu for an easy, relaxed and yummy night out.
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    business meals, romance, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was absolutely delicious
    YummyMummyVIP
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    The food was absolutely delicious and the set menu was great value for money. The staff were friendly, attentive and always on hand. Cha Plu had a lovely atmosphere and was perfect for the occasion. Very good first impression and will definitely visit again.
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    romance, fit for foodies, group bookings, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dinner with a friend
    pixie
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    I have been to Cha Plu a few times now. Regardless of the date you can always rely on them for having a top table deal, in a convient location, lovely food and nice surroundings. I have been there before with my boyfriend and find it is a lovely place for a couples romantic meal. I have also been there with friends too and it has fit the bill. Would recommend it and I am sure that I will be booking quite soon again.
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    romance, outstanding value
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  • Good food poor service
    Sandy
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    Service in this restaurant is quite bad - we were left waiting on our table for 15 mins until a waiter eventually bothered asking us what we would like to drink. The lack of service during the meal was appauling - cutlery was not given and water was a chore to ask for. The food is good, but there are better Thai restaurants out there.
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  • Great evening meal at Cha
    TomsKitchenFan
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    Great evening meal at Cha Plu - first time we'd been there, offer of 3 courses and a glass of wine for £20 is good value. There was a small wedding reception on at the same time which was a bit of a distraction but didn't spoil our evening - service was still very good. Would recommend for a mid-week meal out.
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  • Nice
    fdlv
    Dined on 8/2/2013
    Went to Cha Plu for a catch up dinner with a friend. Despite it being Friday night the venue was pretty empty at 8pm - though a big family came in later to fill up some space. The venue looks clean and modern, with a booth area for couples / group bookings. The food was good value with the discount, and some good flavours and spices. The waitress was friendly and attentive - we asked about a particular spice and she asked around the chefs for an explanation, which was nice.
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    romance, special occasions, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Back again
    DaveR
    Dined on 8/2/2013
    Excellent food at a reasonable price through top table. Duck curry is really good, not fatty and not too hot. Have been before and keep heading back, surely this is a good sign.
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    group bookings, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre
    Kokan
    Dined on 4/2/2013
    Not a great value for money. Service very poor. Most annoying example is that they happily gave us their flagship red, but didn't mention that it was the last bottle, forcing us to change to an inferior wine half way through dinner.
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  • Exceptional service
    Skyler
    Dined on 31/1/2013
    Everything was excellent, but what I enjoyed the most was the wonderful service we received from start to finish. Food was great, ambiance was perfect. Highly highly recommend.
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    romance, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average thai
    gss1
    Dined on 31/1/2013
    OK food, excellent value with toptable offer but not sure I'd go back and pay full price -it's a good neighbourhood restaurant but nothing else.
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    good vegetarian options
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  • Great service
    CCCCVIP
    Dined on 30/1/2013
    Charming waiter, he passionate about the restaurant and told us some interesting things. Starters were great and main courses were good. Nice and relaxed place that is good for as a regular place to eat.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely evening at Cha Plu
    MEV04
    Dined on 30/1/2013
    Cha Plu is about a 10min walk from Earl's Court. The staff were so friendly and professional and gave lots of advice about the food and what we might like. When the food arrived it was beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. The decor and ambience of the restaurant were lovely, a very good evening.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value
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  • Went for a pre-movie dinner
    nzfoodie
    Dined on 25/1/2013
    Went for a pre-movie dinner with the 30% off Top Table special, food was great and so was the service. Restaurant doesn't look much from outside but lovely once inside and great value.
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  • Delicious food
    A8ma
    Dined on 22/1/2013
    Everytime! I cant fault this place - staff are welcoming and friendly. Always have a great time when visiting.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, group bookings
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  • Tasty food
    nickname1
    Dined on 22/1/2013
    Very nice Thai restaurant with friendly service. We were a group of four girls and used the 50% off starter + main toptable offer. The food itself was very tasty.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everyone loved it
    UrbanFox
    Dined on 18/1/2013
    Booked a surprise meal for my mrs, with 18 of us eating. The service was outstanding we all felt welcome and the staff were very helpful and eager to please. All the food was great and everyone's food arrived quickly and at the same time. We took advantage of the 30% off the food bill offer, which meant it was great value too.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions, group bookings, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cha Plu
    pauld
    Dined on 18/1/2013
    Always good food, reasonably priced. we have eaten here many times and while its not outstanding food, its always good quality. we will return.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great fresh food
    SnoopyVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    Lovely fresh food, with the right amount of spices. Great service and attitude. Full marks.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good thai
    MDIF
    Dined on 6/1/2013
    Very good quality Thai although without the 50% offer it would have been pricey. Very quiet on a Sunday night, OK service, still does not replace my old favourite The Thai on Pelham Street, regrettably moved to Fulham....
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable and good value
    luvfun
    Dined on 5/1/2013
    Very enjoyable and good value with Top Table discount. You can take your own wine .
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  • Really disappointing Thai
    mad4food
    Dined on 4/1/2013
    Really disappointing Thai food, probably amongst the worst I have ever eaten. Was really expecting much better given reviews by others but unfortunately the food was lacking basic freshness and flavour. Given that I love Thailand and have spent a few months there my review is not from the uninitiated. Restaurant is otherwise ok, nothing special - would not go again or recommend it unless food quality improves...
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  • Not bad at all.
    Foodie05
    Dined on 4/1/2013
    We enjoyed our meal at Cha Plu, food was delicious. As a fan of thai food, this would go up there as one of my recommended thai restaurants. We took a chance trying a new restaurant on our anniversary, as opposed to going to our usual favourites and we were not disappointed. The only negatives I would say, it isnt neccessarily the restaurant for special occaision or romance ambience. Also I wouldnt say it was value for money. Though the food was good, I felt the price was a little high as was the service charge which we had to pay.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service, food and
    Anna
    Dined on 31/12/2012
    Excellent service, food and value for money!We went there for New Year's and the quality was impeccable and festive!Definitely go again!
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  • New Years Eve
    MrKetz
    Dined on 31/12/2012
    Greeted well, service good and Food superb!! Definately recommend
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    romance, fit for foodies, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.