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Thai Square Trafalgar Square
Thai Square Trafalgar Square

Thai Square Trafalgar Square Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://thaisquare.net/#trafalgar-square
  • Phone: 0207 839 4000
  • Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 12.00 - 15.00  17.30 - 23.30 Sat 12.00 - 15.00  17.30 - 01.00 Sun 12.00 - 15.00  17.30 - 22.30
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Gluten-free Menu, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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A word from Thai Square Trafalgar Square
Looking out over one of London’s most famous landmarks, the flagship branch of Thai Square restaurant is a great choice for lunch or dinner near Trafalgar Square. Formerly the impressive Norwegian embassy, Thai Square is a seriously spacious venue full of traditional artefacts, heavy wooden doors and sprays of exotic flowers – perfect for laid-back lunches with friends and cosy romantic dinners. And when tourists invariably tumble in by chance, they are rewarded, as you will be, with excellent Thai cuisine. Thai Square’s authentic Thai menu is full of familiar favourites like fiery tom yum soup, fragrant green chicken curry and chargrilled duck breast with tamarind sauce. Vegetarians are spoilt for choice at Thai Square with delicious dishes like aubergine and shiitake mushrooms stir-fried with sweet basil and garlic. At the weekend, the club downstairs is open until 3am – perfect for diners who want to dance the night away in style. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "My husband and me went to Thai Square Trafalgar Square for a pre theatre meal and were very disappointed. The first curse the soup was quite nice but second curse was a disaster. Mine, the black cod one of the most expensive dishes on the menu, was grossly overcooked and arrived to my table almost cold. My husband duck was also overcooked and tasteless. We go theatre at least once a week but will make sure that we avoid Thai Square in future. We both love Thai food just not in Thai Square Trafalgar Square. Service was very good and friendly and ambience very pleasant. Shame about food."
    dined on 15/08/2014
  • "High Prices and poor quality food - spongy crab cakes, flavourless chicken, bland salads..........the aptmosphere may seem in keeping with Thailand but the food is far from authentic"
    dined on 14/08/2014
  • "Ideally placed for Theatre land, Thai Square has become a favourite pre theatre dining experience. Great atmosphere and good choice of dishes."
    dined on 01/08/2014
  • "This is the second time I've eaten at Thai Square and it didn't disappoint. We had the Gold set menu which gave a good quanity and variety of very tasty dishes. Worth a try if you are looking for reasonbly priced Thai food near Trafalgar Square."
    dined on 28/07/2014
  • "If you like Thai food then Thai Square (which has numerous branches across London) is worth a visit. Not only is the food really good, but the decor is fabulous too. It's a great place to go before a theatre trip."
    dined on 07/07/2014
  • "Everything about our dinner experience was lovely. The food, service and ambience. This is the second time I've been to this branch and both experiences were great!"
    dined on 03/07/2014
  • "This branch is very nice. We went for a friend's leaving do on Sunday evening and made reservations for 8 people in the morning only. The staff were very attentive and the service was also very efficient. Food was delicious and up to the standards. The ambience was lovely with a lady playing light soft music at the background. The Lamb Mussamum and the pad thai was delicious!!! It is a bit pricey and they add service charge but overall it was a very good dining experience. I would go again for another special occasion!"
    dined on 29/06/2014
  • "There's nothing outstanding about Thai Square, it is what it is, a reasonable Thai restaurant, but nothing spectacular. Being in the heart of London it's not amazingly cheap, but it's not horrendously expensive either. Overally worth while trying if you're in need of a Thai fix and in the area, but don't go out of your way for it, there's better to be had in London."
    dined on 25/06/2014
  • "Hi - booked Thai Square as there were 8 girlies meeting for a reunion of 10 years so all very excited. Slight issue with service to start with but once this got underway it was fine -- they seated us but then forgot to offer drinks whilst we were looking through the menu but the waiter that I eventually got hold of could not have been more pleasant. Food okay - starter was great but my main - in hindsight - I would have gone for something spicier - I had chicken in cashnew nuts which was fine but bland. Overall we had a lovely evening and so sorry to anyone that we were slightly rowdy (a bit loud - nothing else) towards the end!"
    dined on 19/06/2014
  • "Chose to eat here again after previous visit- excellent value- easily could have shared betw 3 (as we did last time!)! However waited 25 mins for bill after they gave us the dessert menu despite the fact that we were eating the meal deal which only comes w one dessert option! Which could have meant us being late for theatre! Would definitely eat here again!"
    dined on 19/06/2014
  • "I have been to this branch of Thai Square before and the food was and still is good. However I booked for the special deal this time and was not given the opentable special deal menu until I asked for it which I think was very poor. Then we were given our cocktails separately and one of us had to wait 10 minutes for the other one to arrive. We were served by 5 different waiters/waitresses who were all very pleasant but not very good. (We were given 2 plates of starters which should have only been one then one was whipped away quickly when they realised their mistake!) Deal and food was good though."
    dined on 14/06/2014
  • "Had a great meal with the Top Table deal. The lunch boxes looked great value too. Good Thai food"
    dined on 13/06/2014
  • "I found my experience somewhat disappointing. The restaurant was very busy and we arrived at the same time as a very large group which took up the entire mezzanine floor. As a result, the restaurant was extremely noisy (drowning out the live musician and making conversation almost impossible), the staff were distracted and it took a very long time to place our orders. We opted for the Gold Set menu which sounded promising but when the food arrived it was mediocre and lukewarm (although the presentation was lovely). I think this would be a great place for a quick meal pre- or post-theatre but not somewhere for a nice evening meal."
    dined on 11/06/2014
  • "My friend arrived first and was told no reservation in my name. Then I arrived and they were still trying to tell me I didn't have a reservation despite my confirmation email. After 10 mins or so they eventually found that they had in fact received the OpenTable reservation just hadn't written it down. No apology for this but after another few minutes (and a reminder that we were waiting) they eventually seated us...then needed reminding anout bringing us menus and about another 10 minutes before they came to take our drinks order. Paying was difficult too - prolonged and agonising. So much for the planned quick-and-tasty pre-theatre meal! We won't be returning."
    dined on 11/06/2014
  • "Open table offer was good value. Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff"
    dined on 27/05/2014
  • "I booked this excellent deal on behalf of my son for his girlfriend's birthday. I personally haven't eaten at this restaurant, but comes highly recommended. My son's girlfriend was very complementary about the food; service and ambience. She was really happy and loved the entire birthday experience."
    dined on 13/05/2014
  • "This conveniently located restaurant offers a potentially good deal for opentable patrons. Unfortunately, they did not have our reservation as they were working from a hand written reservation sheet. It took quite some convincing for them to offer us the three course meal deal we had booked. We even had to show a copy of the reservation. After we had sorted this the food we had picked (sampler starter, green chicken curry, and auberines) was deeply disappointing, unfortunately. It really lacked the taste and aroma which we so cherish in Thai cuisine. A shame!"
    dined on 10/05/2014
  • "Wh booked the set 3 course thai meal for 8 people and it was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Our party consisted of all age ranges including my daughter of 5 who ate all her food - very good appetite and she loved thai food!! Very good value for money, attentive staff, good choice of food on set menu. Will certainly return whether it be quick before theatre or for a longer slower paced meal. Would definately recommend."
    dined on 10/05/2014
  • "My favourite Thai place. What can I say that I haven't already said in the past."
    dined on 06/05/2014
  • "The ambience and service was great. We ordered the vegetarian mixed starter. Was lovely with the exception of the parcels which tasted cheesy?? Main course was tofu and cashew nuts which unfortunatly was a bit tasteless. My partner had the lamb curry which he said was really lovely once the fat was removed. Dessert was v refreshing. "
    dined on 30/04/2014
  • "Recommend both the good value tasty lunch box and the set menu. "
    dined on 26/04/2014
  • "I would recommend to take your business partners here when you are on expense and want good service. Unfortunately, the taste of their food is all too extreme for me and my friend. Too sweet, too chili, too salty... No subtle-ness, so we could not taste the ingredients but just thick and heavy, overly seasoned things. Shame, when I wanted to taste fish, chicken, vegetables but only tasted tamarind, sugar, chili and salt. They should provide coat hanging as well as space to place handbags. Currently no space, so you have to either place your stuff behind the chair or behind your back. Neither is very easy due to the design of the chairs. Some cultures do not want personal possessions on the floor. "
    dined on 24/04/2014
  • "Handy for the Trafalgar Theatre, this is the place to go for a swift Thai before the theatre though I have been there for a special dinner with friends and it was a lovely evening."
    dined on 23/04/2014
  • "Fresh food, served on time and in a pleasant environment"
    dined on 22/04/2014
  • "Great as always and my out of town visitors were happy. I will be back again. "
    dined on 15/04/2014
  • "Our table was ready on Saturday at 5.30pm as booked and the staff were helpful and attentive from the moment we arrived. We were given the Top Table 'special offer' set menu which had a couple of platter choices to start & several options for main course. Everything was nicely presented, hot, ample portions and very tasty. The restaurant was busy and the pace of the meal was relaxed although the staff responded well when we asked for dessert to be served quickly as we were off to the theatre. A most enjoyable experience and we'd definitely go again. "
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "The Toptable deal is a good option if dining in the Trafalgar Sq area. While short, the menu offers enough standard choices to satisfy the mainstream diner. Food is of decent quality, starters well presented while the main courses were a generous portion size. Only ice cream as a dessert choice is disappointing if you are not a fan of ices or coconut. I would go again."
    dined on 08/04/2014
  • "We booked the special offer 3 courses for £18.50. The main courses were very substantial and tasty and the coconut ice cream for dessert was the perfect way to round off the meal. Service was outstanding and the surroundings are lovely. Really great place that we enjoy returning to as often as possible."
    dined on 06/04/2014
  • "Have had very good set menu here twice and a very good lunch box. I would recommend both. This time we went for evening dinner a la carte. I had a green papaya salad that was so hot I struggled to eat it. It had a two pepper rating (and I like hot food) but this should have been rated four peppers. The rest of the food was only okay, so it was disappointing and expensive. "
    dined on 02/04/2014
  • "The Toptable menu for 2 was presented as a separate menu fom the standard a la carte. There was plenty of choice an we had the mixed starter platter for two followed by sweet and our prawns (very delicious) and beef with basil leaves (very very hot - they were not kidding about the 3 chillies sign next to the item on the menu). The coconut ice cream with mango sauce nicely calmed the taste buds. Service was very good. Overall it was great value and we will definitely go there again."
    dined on 29/03/2014
  • "Prompt and welcoming service with good tasty quality food. Good location."
    dined on 28/03/2014
  • "First time visit to this Thai restaurant over the weekend and had a great time. Really can't think of anything that I would complain about, the food was great, the service was spot on, and I was surprised by my bill at the end of the night. I'll certainly be back there again."
    dined on 22/03/2014
  • "We had the 3 courses for £18.50 deal. The food was excellent. Starters were a mixed platter. For the main course, I chose the green curry, which was slightly hot, but very tasty. Dessert was coconut ice cream with mango sauce, which was cooling after the main course. Waiters were polite and attentive. I would go back."
    dined on 22/03/2014
  • "I booked this restaurant for my wife's birthday date. From the point I booked the experience was professional and smooth. I called the restaurant to confirm the arrangements and the staff were very helpful. Throughout the night the staff were very helpful and always at hand for prompt service. The food here was amazing and portions very decently sized. We had enough food left over from our meals for lunch the next day. Very happy and will definitely be returning again."
    dined on 18/03/2014
  • "Reserved for 17.15pm through your system Was for pre theatre Doors not open til 17.30 ( why accept booking?) We were expected and offered the top table menu. Told we had to leave 19.15pm Meal was slow, even for pre set...very slow...this was 1st sitting after all! ordered dessert at 18.50, and asked for bill bill arrived...but NO dessert...despite much waving and asking.. SO LEFT at 19.22pm without...late and angry Told management...and argued with them, but finally got refunded ."
    dined on 18/03/2014
  • "Thai Square Trafalgar Square is a spacious restaurant with room for long tables - we were a party of 15. There is a speedy set menu, served in a box, with rice, fruit, spring rolls and a choice of main course. It now costs £10 which is still pretty good value, but it used to be cheaper! Most of us had the box menu."
    dined on 14/03/2014
  • "Although it's a bit pricey the food is always excellent. For lunch they had a three course special for 18.50. Very nice."
    dined on 10/03/2014
  • "As an after theatre venue the location is great, but the selected post-theatre fixed price menu was indifferent, some of the most bland and least enticing Thai food I have ever enjoyed in London. Most tables were empty too - feels like we are not the only customers to vote with their palettes."
    dined on 08/03/2014
  • "Always stop in when I London for excellent Thai comfort food. Always worth the stop."
    dined on 07/03/2014
  • "I have been to this Thai Square many times, for different occasions and would highly reccomend as the food is always really good. However on this occasion we were there very early, when they opened and opted for the pre-theatre menu. For some reason, we were told (after we had ordered) that we couldn't have any of the stir-fried dishes as they didn't have electricity until 8pm? Yes the lights were on. Odd reason which meant we were only left with two 'options'. Both were tasty but not really what we wanted."
    dined on 06/03/2014