Nakhon Thai - Royal Docks

4.2
132 reviews
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£25 and under
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Thai
Top tags:
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Spicy
SAWASDEE KHA,
The flavours of Thai cooking are easy to identify: Lemon Grass, Fish Sauce, Coriander, Galangal, Garlic, Sweet Basil and Coconut Milk; all combined to make a harmonious and unforgettable experience, as is its aesthetics.


With its philosophy of decorated dishes, beautifully set out in small groups, accompanied with exquisite vegetable carvings and complemented with tiny bowls of clear soup steaming beside communal pots of fluffy fragrant rice. All elegantly placed together to be served in the manner for sharing.
Thai food is known for its diversity,< as each dish reflects heavily upon its geographical origins, thus by drawing upon these influences we can create stunning culinary masterpieces.
But its popularity has grown of recent, corresponding to today’s genre of nutritional thinking, as Thai cooking emphasises upon fresh ingredients, no artificial enhancements and the preserving of flavours.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Thai
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Hours of Operation

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12pm - 3pm

Saturday - Sunday: 1pm - 6pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 6pm - 11pm

Friday - Saturday: 6pm - 11:30pm

Sunday: 6pm - 11pm
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Phone number
020 7474 5510
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Chaliew Plangsri
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Cross Street
Attached to Waterfront Studios Business Centre
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Parking Details
Ample on site and street parking is available for our customers
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Public Transit
Nearest DLR: Royal Victoria
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Entertainment
Live music every Friday and Saturday night from 8:00pm
Additional
Delivery, Entertainment, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 132 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
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food
4.3
service
4.4
ambience
3.8
value
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on 2 August 2018

Restaurant is okay; lots of rules everywhere - don’t do this, you’ll be charged for that etc. Drinks service was slow and food was very average

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4.0Dined on 31 July 2018

Good food, great service

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4.0Dined on 23 July 2018

Food is always good service was a bit slower than normal and the pop up beach has slightly restricted the view.

In the summer it’s so nice to sit outside and enjoy the view. Sure there is airplane noise but for some that’s part of the attraction otherwise you can sit inside and not get that side of the experience.

But food is always brilliant

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4.0Dined on 23 July 2018

This is a pretty decent restaurant. Service was ok and the food decent enough. For London it was fair value for money.

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4.0Dined on 7 July 2018

Great location and very good Thai food

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5.0Dined on 6 July 2018

A little gem tucked away on the Docklands riverside, the ambience was perfect as we dined al fresco watching surfers & wakeboarders - it felt like we were on holiday. The service was fantastic - attentive & friendly. The food was wonderful - fresh and the choice plentiful. Couldn't fault anything and would definitely go again.

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5.0Dined on 30 June 2018

I love Nakhon Thai. I have been going here for a few years, been at least a dozen times and every time the food and service has been lovely.

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5.0Dined on 27 June 2018

Second visit to Nakhon Thai and can't complain! Food is good and portion sizes decent. Service also attentive and good value for money.

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5.0Dined on 23 June 2018

Food great, view great, couldn't ask for more. Service was great, best Thai food I ever had!

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4.0Dined on 10 June 2018

Really good, though not exceptional, Thai food. Lovely ambiance; looking out over the Royal Docks on a beautiful sunny day was a treat, though I’m sure it would be just as lovely at night with the lights reflected in the water.

Service was prompt and friendly. A fine neighbourhood restaurant

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4.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Very nice and friendly staff. Tasty flavours, not over powering and great value for money. Love date nights at NT😊

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2.0Dined on 6 June 2018

Food was good but kind of lukewarm when we received the beef green curry and the beef were lost somewhere in the gravy and packed with veg instead of beef.I have mentioned to the staff but as if they don’t take customer feedback seriously.Service was not I expected as No one came to the table to take order until you have to look for someone or grab attention.No one came to ask how was my food but I saw waiters going to other tables but completely ignored my table.My partner loves Thai food that’s why we went there for a special occasion.Manager should take customer service seriously as myself GM of a restaurant

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4.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Great al fresco dining with decent food and friendly service

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4.0Dined on 26 May 2018

It's nice to find a good restaurant in this area as it is SPARSE for tasty food! I had the red duck curry and if the duck had been tender (it was tough) then I would have given this a five star. The flavours were delicious and the chargrilled mushrooms to start were amazing with the fresh lime and chilli sauce on them (very spicy!). We also had the INCREDIBLE chilli martini which was just the most fantastic cocktail!
Service was on the slow side but always very friendly (the guy bringing the drinks said ' spicy spicy spicy' and looked concerned that we didn't realise it would be properly hot. It's fair enough since so many Thai restaurants seem to dampen down the heat of their food for western palates (which is fair enough, I can't handle FULL thai heat but still like it very hot!).
I'd recommend if you want a tasty meal and are stuck at Excel for a weekend!

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5.0Dined on 31 March 2018

Beautiful atmosphere, amazing food and service. The food tasted so good loved the appetisers n the non-alcoholic mocktails. Would defo come back again and rememd to everyone who haven’t had Thai.

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5.0Dined on 30 March 2018

First time visiting this restaurant and can't fault it. Lovely surroundings and decor. Staff very attentive and gave advice on spiciness of food. Food was plentiful and they boxed up what we couldn't manage to take home. Will definitely go back

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4.0Dined on 29 March 2018

Good tasty Thai food
We had green curry and for the first time yellow curry...very nice...mango and sticky rice for dessert delicious.. good friendly service..

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5.0Dined on 10 February 2018

Lovely place, great service. Hidden gem that I hope more people travel across the river for when they’re in the North greenwich area

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2.0Dined on 28 January 2018

Food was awful, smelt awful, tasted awful, I’m not sure if it was a one time thing or if we just didn’t have great luck, overall, wouldn’t recommend.

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4.0Dined on 25 November 2017

The atmosphere was very good and the staff were welcoming and attentive until the end when we were left alone a bit too long as they prioritised packing up for the night over checking if customers wanted anything else (we would have had more cocktails!!) or even the bill!
The decor was interesting and location on waterfront has fabulous views.
Overall I think the food was a bit disappointing. My duck was over cooked and rice was tasteless but the starters were very good.
I would go again but choose different mains and see if it could be better.

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4.0Dined on 6 November 2017

Nice place with friendly staff

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4.0Dined on 28 October 2017

I recently went for dinner here with my parents for a casual but special occasion. The service was good, the place cosy and the food delicious. Looking forward to going back there soon. The yellow king prawn curry and the Thai Fish cakes were especially delicious.

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5.0Dined on 28 October 2017

About my third time here and amazing as always

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5.0Dined on 28 October 2017

Lovely food, lovely service, lovely view. I would recommend the Thai green curry spicey tangy and more-ish. Value for money and portion size is big. Overall a delightful meal for two.

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5.0Dined on 7 October 2017

A wonderful night all round

It was my partner’s birthday and we could not fault the service, ambience or the food. We had an amazing time. The service was top notch and the staff were extremely attentive. As for the food....... Every course was beautifully prepared and presented. Absolutely delicious. I would definitely recommend Nakhon Thai for a special occasion or just for every day dining.

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5.0Dined on 29 September 2017

Great restaurant

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5.0Dined on 28 September 2017

Great food and service, a perfect place to hang out with friends and family and enjoy an authentic Thai meal.

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5.0Dined on 9 September 2017

Lovely food and staff. A bit cold in there though

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2.0Dined on 1 September 2017

Nice looking Restaurant. Fast service (if a bit robotic). But poor food quality and uninteresting menu really let it down

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2017

Fantastic food and great service.......highly recommended!

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3.0Dined on 22 July 2017

First time in Nakon Thai and if I'm honest I was pleasantly surprised. Ambiance was nice, food was good with reasonable sized portions. I would go back again.

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5.0Dined on 1 July 2017

A beautiful evening celebrating my birthday with friends. Fantastic food which was served quickly and a warm friendly service. We arrived a little late but we were still welcomed. After our 2 hour slot we sat outside in the warm evening sun and had drinks. Great views over the river Thames so we ended up staying nearly 4 hours. Definitely will go again. This is how life should be. Good food with the right people in a wonderful place. This is Nakhon Thai.

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5.0Dined on 18 June 2017

Authentic thai food, unapologetic with the spices, not fir those who like it mild. Standard favourite for both earing in and takeaway.

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2017

Loved coming back to the Nakhon Thai. Service was excellent and the hosts were attentive and thoughtful. The food was superb - as usual - with a great selection to choose from. And the aspect is just lovely. We sat in the balcony area - which felt really secluded and gave great views over Royal docks.
Car park is a challenge to find, but worth the effort:-)

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5.0Dined on 13 April 2017

Perfect place to meet up with friends. Great food, fab location and lovely people, will be back.

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5.0Dined on 21 December 2016

Have been to this restaurant a number of times for client meetings but this time it was for a family get together. There were 11 of us and they took great care of everything. Brilliant ambiance and the food was fresh and magnificent.

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4.0Dined on 15 December 2016

Food was very good and the service was excellent, we went there on the advice of a friend and were not disappointed

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1.0Dined on 3 December 2016

We waited over an hour and a half for our food, which was bland.
Two separate different dishes tasted exactly the same
Would not come here again

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4.0Dined on 8 November 2016

Very convenient to west end of London Docklands. Nice atmosphere and good food.

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3.0Dined on 29 October 2016

Great food, reasonably priced, but the whole evening (a Saturday night) was spoiled by the service which was unacceptable. Some people actually left after their starters because of the delay. In fairness to the management, they were very apologetic on numerous occasions and did deduct the service charge and the cost of a bottle of wine, but it was an extremely long evening!

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