KraPow E5

4.6
33 reviews
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£25 and under
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Thai
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  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
Our Aim: To expand the palates of London folk when it comes to Thai food.

For years, Thai food in London Has been dumbed-down and dull. typically rich and sweet, and served out of chain restaurants and supermarket aisles, like boring and bland Pad Thai or Green Chicken Curry.

It's everything we stand against.

Our flavours come from Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - which are entirely different, punchier and much more complex, with international notes from neighbouring countries Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and China.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Thai
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Hours of Operation
Wed–Sat 18:00–22:00
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Phone number
07714 783743
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Cross Street
Glenarm Rd
Additional
Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 33 People Are Saying
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2.0Dined on 22 June 2018

Really disappointed with our experience here.

I had the white turmeric salad to start which was about 60% white raw onion chunks. Really unpleasant.

The menu is also divided into 'small' and 'large' bowls, when in reality these two portion sizes are exactly the same as they come out in exactly the same size bowl - which are both small.

I genuinely don't think I have ever been served such a small main course before. It wouldn't bother me if the quality of the food was outstanding, but in this case it wasn't.

Service was really scatty, food took a really long time to come out, we were charged for extra food on our bill.

We both left feeling extremely frustrated by our experience and essentially ripped off.
Would not recommend to a friend and would not go back.

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5.0Dined on 21 June 2018

A great restaurant with a local and friendly vibe while still managing to turn out extraordinary Thai food made with passion and a true love for Thailand!

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4.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Great Thai food and incredibly cheap, especially for quality and London!

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2.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Disappointing! Expensive tiny portions of nice, but not excellent, food and super slow service.

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3.0Dined on 25 May 2018

The restaurant and concept is awesome as well as the staff. However was a little disappointed with the food. Portions were quite small nothing compared to proper Thai street food. The Panang curry was nice and creamy but the shrimp started was tiny and nothing crazy.
It was still a nice place to see, but there may be improvements.

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5.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Second time - brought a bunch of friends this time. Everyone loved it. Every dish was outstanding ... and we had a few. The staff put up with us well too! Will be back if they have me.

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5.0Dined on 17 May 2018

Excellent food. Will definitely be returning soon.

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5.0Dined on 5 May 2018

Price/Quality is amazing.

I'm vegetarian and although options were limited, the soup with tofu was splendid!

Tofu is not something exciting at all but this was one was very succulent, good quality but nost of all super tasty.

Would definitely recommend

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5.0Dined on 3 May 2018

Fabulous food and a great ambience. Thai Fried Chicken and Khao Soi (Tofu) were absolutely delicious. Will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on 3 May 2018

Excellent Thai food that is very different from the normal fare. There are a couple of delicious vegan options on the menu, especially the noodle curry which I had for mains and dessert! Service is great too, we tried extra dishes that were coming up on the next seasons menu, on the house.

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5.0Dined on 2 May 2018

Fantastic food and service as always, certainly some of the best Thai food i have had for a long time. very authentic...

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Cosy restaurant perfect for dates or groups.
Nice food
Very good service /Nice people

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Me and my girlfriend had a really great time here on our anniversary.
The two lads who run the show looked after us lots of lovely free cocktails and dessert.
Oh and the food was amazing too!!!
We will be going back soon

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Fantastic food, great service. Lovely feel and vibe to the restaurant.

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5.0Dined on 26 April 2018

Everything was great, the staff and food were excellent!

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5.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Deserves 6 stars. Intriguing menu, very affordable (£20/head for a handful of starters & mains til we were stuffed), cheerful & prompt service and most importantly food to die for. Scrap that, to KILL FOR. Just go. (Not this Friday, pls, cos we’re going back).

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4.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Really welcome addition to the area. We hope it stays!
Delicious food and great service.

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5.0Dined on 20 April 2018

Gorgeous Thai food, friendly staff and reasonable prices, highly recommend

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5.0Dined on 20 April 2018

Great atmosphere, really good food and beer and super friendly staff. We will definitely come back!

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5.0Dined on 19 April 2018

Fantastic food, great service and good value for money. I can't wait to get back for more!

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5.0Dined on 12 April 2018

We went and tried as much as we could on the menu, nothing disappointed. All really good portion sizes and the flavours took me back to Thailand! The only thing I’m concerned about is how soon I can go back!

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5.0Dined on 6 April 2018

Great thai food in a lovely intimate restaurant at reasonable price, really hoping they stay long-term its what the area has been crying out for.

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5.0Dined on 6 April 2018

Delicious food and friendly staff! Great meal and will definitely go again and hope they start doing takeaway too!

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5.0Dined on 30 March 2018

Incredible food, really fun staff, top atmosphere and amazing value!

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5.0Dined on 29 March 2018

Great food and great service.... really hope it continues. I’ve been looking for good Thai food for a long time. Four starts

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5.0Dined on 16 March 2018

Some of the best Thai food in London. Interesting flavours and so tasty. Highly recommend the fried chicken and curried noodles!

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5.0Dined on 15 March 2018

What a find! Amazing authentic Thai cuisine with a fantasticlly relaxed atmosphere. The service was top draw and all at a very reasonable price. A must visit!

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Great food, great value and great atmosphere. Intimate setup (not great if you want privacy but great for literally everything else)

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Amazing! So good I booked it again before I left! Highly recommend

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Awesome Food, Awesome People. Worth seeking out if you're looking for some great Thai food in a welcoming environment.

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

The best Thai I've ever had aside from in Thailand itself. Friendly and welcoming staff, affordable prices and delicious food. Amazing.

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5.0Dined on 22 February 2018

Excellent food and great, friendly and welcoming service.

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5.0Dined on 22 February 2018

Great food, lovely place, excellent service. Krapow is a great little restaurant.

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