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Thai Thai East
Thai Thai East

Thai Thai East Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.Oldstreetthaithai.co.uk
  • Phone: 0207 490 5230
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Friday: 12pm-3pm, 5:30pm - 11pm

    Saturday-Sunday: 5:30pm-11pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Thai, Halal
  • Executive Chef: P'Nong
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Old street station
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Thai Thai East
Located near Old Street station in London's East End, Thai Thai restaurant has become the dining destination de rigeur for hip socialistas and local foodies. The light and airy dining room with ruby and vanilla coloured walls, teak wood furniture and the freshest Spitalfield Market plants is perfect for relaxed meals with friends and colleagues. We recommend the Pad Thai, Somtam Salad, any of their array of curries; and coconut rice. Freshly blended exotic juices like Pomergranate, Tamarind and Young Coconut provide an insight into the mocktails, whilst the Strawberry Lover and Butterly Martini cocktails will compliment your group dinners.The long serving service team are famous for their friendly, helpful attitude and warm welcome. Sawadika!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutstanding Value
Diner Reviews
  • "Good food and service and a great price with the 50% offer. We have been before and paid full price and being very happy. The food is full of flavor and generally well cooked, portion sizes are reasonable. Drinks are a little on the pricey side but no more than you would expect for the area. Great place to get something to eat a little bit away from the bustle of old street but close enough to go for drinks before / after."
    dined on 24/08/2014
  • "I enjoyed going to Thai Thai again after quite a while. Dishes were greatly presented and super tasty We got two starters and two mains plus rice between 2 people and were very full after finishing them!"
    dined on 24/08/2014
  • "A little loud but good food and a pleasant evening."
    dined on 23/08/2014
  • "I have eaten here several times but unfortunately this time the food was just too hot to enjoy. Each of the meals was the same and it's not because we are not used to spice and heat - it just seemed like the chef had gone a step too far with the red chillies. It has put me off and I certainly wont be going back for a while, and not with guests."
    dined on 22/08/2014
  • "I took my friend from the states here and it was my second time and the group loved it! Make sure you get there early to get a good table."
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "Thai Thai East on Old Street is still a gem. Food is excellent and with the 50% off it is ea very good value. Went with my partner and a friend and ordered this time different main courses, some very spicy and other medium spicy. It was a delightful dinner and we enjoy all of it. It was not my 1st time as I lived near by and I am very lucky for that. Go and enjoy as much as we did."
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "Good thai good. Good value for money in the 50% food offer"
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "Great Thai, food was absolutely delicious and great value. Service a bit slow - but it didn't impact our evening. One tip do not order the house wine at £22.50 it was disgustingly sweet (unless you like that sort of wine!) and over priced we left half the bottle. Aside from the wine we had a lovely evening here and will go again!"
    dined on 15/08/2014
  • "We have been to Thai Thai many times on our visits to London. I had booked through Open Table as normal but on arrival they had no record of the booking for us. We had confirmation from the restaurant itself along with notification that this meal was to celebrate my husband's special birthday, and so this was not recognised. The food itself was excellent although the restaurant was very busy and so had to wait. The final bill did not include their 50% discount offer although we did adhere to their conditions and its 12.5% service charge would not have been a problem had we received good service."
    dined on 15/08/2014
  • "I regularly come here because the food is delicious and the offers are good value. Theres plenty of choice and the décor is pleasing. Service can be unfriendly when they are busy, but I would continue to recommend to people looking for Thai food in the Shoreditch/Old Street area."
    dined on 08/08/2014
  • "Thai Thai east has consistently good food, however there seems to be only one server leading the charge. While she was attentive and knowledgeable, the rest of the staff seemed incompetent and unwilling to serve. Other than that, great location, great value. Service staff needs an upgrade."
    dined on 06/08/2014
  • "Had a booking here on Sunday for 8 people, the service was awful! We asked for our curries to be mild, it came out to be extra spicy, our order was taken down incorrectly and served at different times, the waitress was rude when we asked if she could clean the table, she said she would ask someone to come over to clean but didn't, we had to wait for a PDQ machine for 20-30 minutes after asking the same waitress but she wasn't bothered The music was so loud we could barely hear each other"
    dined on 03/08/2014
  • "Great food, very good value and extensive menu. However, if you're going with children and book the 50% deal dont book it for the children as you have to order a main and starter for the offer to apply"
    dined on 30/07/2014
  • "I´ve been using this restaurnat for few yrs and probably they change the chef or manangent but the quality and presentation of food is miles away from their previous style"
    dined on 26/07/2014
  • "Experience was fine, only complaint is that I saw a 50% discount on Top Table, but when going through the booking process I wasn't informed of what I needed to do to get the discount - I just assumed since I had booked through top table I would automatically get the discount. Instead, you have to notify the restaurant first - when I explained the mixed up, they refused to give me the discount. We ate from the set menu anyway, so it was still ok value."
    dined on 18/07/2014
  • "Excellent food. Service was good. Good range of options. Good value set menu but we chose from the a la carte menu. Good portion sizes. Surprisingly quiet when we attended but made it easy for conversation and attentive service. Would definitely return."
    dined on 17/07/2014
  • "We were seated downstairs where there was a party of 20+ loud and boisterous guests for a hen night. We were a family of 5 with children, therefore such seating arrangements weren't preferable.We waited 45mins before being seen to by a waiter. The lighting above our table didn't work and could barely see our menus. The party began playing crude games, so we insisted we be moved. At our new table we waited 1h 20m for starters. Our mains tasted horrible. We waited for a car in the entrance and the manager turned off the lights abruptly, leaving us in darkness. I questioned him and he said that he had no reason to tell a customer when turning off lights. I informed him of our horrible experience and his excuse was - we were busy. No apology."
    dined on 12/07/2014
  • "I really love this place! Have been a few times now, and the food just tastes amazing! It's authentic and as good as if you were actually in Thailand. The staff are friendly and the decor is beautiful too! Highly recommended."
    dined on 10/07/2014
  • "Probably the worst Thai meals I have ever had! It is not worth trying this restaurant, not even with the 50% off food discount on OP!"
    dined on 06/07/2014
  • " Well written menu allowed my son to choose less spicy dishes. A perfect place for an early dinner before heading out in town."
    dined on 27/06/2014
  • "Best thai curry I have had for a while and decent portions"
    dined on 22/06/2014
  • "The food was outstanding, the service was very good if I needed anything the staff were on hand, one small downside is that I would I preferred to have been on a single table for just me and my wife with maybe a little privacy, but would defifately dine there again."
    dined on 21/06/2014
  • "Thai Thai used to have prices lower by a third generally on their menu. This is no longer the good deal with discount it used to be. However,the foodis still good!"
    dined on 19/06/2014
  • "Our Roma waitress had no personality at all, I think she spoke to us all 3 times in under 2hrs. No passion for their job, just a function. We found a small hair in the food and had to send it back. Dish replaced but no discount offered. The hair had already put us off. I dont know how many thai people actually cook and serve here, but no many that we could see, Lacks authenticity but with the 50% off its decent value. Crockery is mostly chipped - replace!"
    dined on 19/06/2014
  • "Excellent value at Thai Thai East with the 50% off food option with OpenTable. Food was very tasty and the restaurant was lively without being too busy. Good service too. Would definitely go back."
    dined on 18/06/2014
  • "I've been to Thai Thai several times before, but this time there was a distinct difference, I think the variety was restricted compared to previous menus, and the taste was a step in the wrong direction this time around. However, I found that the 50% discount just about balanced things nicely enough for me to definitely visit again. I hope this is of help to someone, God bless!!!"
    dined on 17/06/2014
  • "Great Thai food near old st tube. Not too pricey. Would recommend"
    dined on 15/06/2014
  • "Went as a group of 8 and had a really good time. Food and ambience is really good and makes up for the sometimes not so great service. Great value for money with the 50% off offer."
    dined on 15/06/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the food. Good selection of vegetarian meals. We had booked a 40% off food deal. Without this, the meal would have been quite expensive. The ambiance was ruined slightly with the football playing on a big screen. Will definitely eat there again if I can get another deal."
    dined on 13/06/2014
  • "The place is open plan so the noise of people talking is amplified, they were very busy and service was a little slow and robotic. Food: soft crab started and duck in sauce was ordered by my partner and I had prawns (absolutely lovely) and mixed vegs. I called the waitress over to tell her my broccoli was cold, she said they only warm it a little, I proceeded to wipe off the sauce and asked her to feel how cold it was, she still insisted it was warm! When my partner ate his duck the broccoli was almost ice cold, at this point we called a Manager only to be told it is cold on purpose as it's for show and not for eating! Glad we booked the 50% deal, although overall the food was tasty, we won't be coming back here again!"
    dined on 13/06/2014
  • "I have been to Thai Thai more than once as I work locally. The food here is average but good priced with the tt offer. Many dishes are fried or if not fried then rather oily so you never leave feeling like you had a fresh healthy meal as you can do when visiting other Asian restaurants"
    dined on 07/06/2014
  • "The menu had changed since our last visit to TTE and we didn't feel that the set menu was as good as before so this pushed us to make some different choices which were very good - spicy sea food and the yellow curry. Would have seemed very expensive without the TT 50% offer. A good reliable stand-by in this part of town."
    dined on 26/05/2014
  • "The food was delievered at an acceptional timing. For starters I would recommend the platter, and try the red curry with some fried rice, so tasty! The meeting and greeting from staff is very friendly, however it would be better if they approached customers orders with a more approachable manner. For example, smile!? Overall experience was great never the less. I go here regularly, and so worth your money."
    dined on 23/05/2014
  • "Great service, couldn't do enough for us. ive eaten there 5 times over the past 3 years, yet to have a bad experience or meal"
    dined on 06/05/2014
  • "Our return visit there and we found Thai Thai to be great value. Sure, they dont offer 50% off the menu anymore, but I can see where they have spent the additional money here. Better service with motivated staff , cleaner restaurant, really good modern music, great range of real regional thai foods (no more chinese stuff). The manager (Edel) was very helpful when we needed help with an off the menu request and spoke fluent thai with my wife. Very impressed and I am willing to travel from the other side of London to dine here again."
    dined on 04/05/2014
  • " I have been here a few times over the past few years, we found the service and food very good. Maybe a bit expensive but overall i will come back again! "
    dined on 02/05/2014
  • "Had the 2 courses for £15.95 offer - was fantastic value, high quality and great service!"
    dined on 02/05/2014
  • "Thai Thai is always consistently excellent food. Lovely atmosphere and service; highly recommended"
    dined on 26/04/2014
  • "The ownership seems to have changed hands since I last dined here and the menu was a little different, with some of the dishes I'd previously enjoyed now missing, which was a shame. Also the 50% off a la carte offers I regularly enjoyed in the past seem no longer. However, there was still enough choice for an enjoyable meal."
    dined on 25/04/2014
  • "went with two other friends for a dinner on a thursday evening, we got 20% off food for early dinner around 6.30pm as stayed talking and dining until 9.30pm, great atmosphere, food and service, good portions too! definitely will go back again!"
    dined on 24/04/2014