Patara - Oxford Circus

4.4
1645 reviews
£26 to £40
Thai
With its chic décor and passion for real Thai food, the Patara restaurant chain remains popular with London’s discerning foodies. This branch on Maddox Street near Oxford Circus is ideal for low-key lunches, post-shopping refuels and cosy dinner dates before a night out in nearby Soho. In the Patara kitchen, a team of expert chefs use traditional recipes and ingredients to create familiar Thai cuisine favourites like tom yum gai, fragrant green curry and pad Thai noodles. But there are some innovative creations coming out of the kitchen too. We recommend trying some of their excellent seafood dishes like grilled tiger prawns with lemongrass and lime dressing. Patara’s dining room is equally impressive with wooden wall carvings, brown leather banquettes and bundles of bamboo, creating a stylish but unpretentious setting perfect for any occasion.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1645 People Are Saying
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PatMan
London
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Not as up to par as Wimbledon branch. But still really good in a crowded market.

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Naomi
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice night celebrating a birthday. They brought a desert with a candle! Thank you!

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TaiwoM
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love every bit of my dinning experience .
The staff are truly exceptional in their professionalism . The meal was delicious . I will visit again .

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GT129
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Super overpriced and average food and an underwhelming ambience

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

It was our anniversary. The downstairs was very noisy but the waitress managed to move us to a better table. Food was amazing. Staff were attentive

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AngiePan
London
13 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely service from the team & amazing food - we will be back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always great food, service and ambience. Can’t wait to revisit.

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ravim
Berkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

Nice ambience

Lovely starters

Overall definitely recommend

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was fantastic, some really tasty and interesting dishes that meant there was an option for everyone. Only thing was they were a bit lacking in drinks options as everything had ‘run out’ and some of the staff were very dismissive.

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Partyboy
London
62 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Set Meal food was not up to its usual standard.
Restaurant was very busy and very understaffed.
I have had much better food at the Soho Branch.
Our waiter was very nice, though.

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StephenG
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Picked Patara Oxford Circus from the net mainly due to location and our love of Thai food. The staff were happy and efficient. Menu choices good with food and the Thai wine (a first for us) excellent. Made for a good birthday celebration.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service!

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Lucy
London
9 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reliably excellent food, wine and service every time!

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Ladyofleisure
London
10 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was mediocre and not fine Thai at all, would say more everyday franchise
Ambience was ok but I think bit loud, found it difficult to hear my party of 4.
Also tables are incredibly small, not enough space for additional plates, I think they have crammed more than necessary tables making walking around tables for waiters very difficult. Waiter knocked me on my head twice taking plates to other tables

On the up side loved the jasmine scent from the scented burners in the ladies toilets- smelt like a spa

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Amir
London
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and great services howeve it was a bit noisy and crowded. Certainly will go there again.

JM
JulianM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, super food, a lovely place to lunch

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CinziaP
London
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Loved the food!! Great wine too and friendly service

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Ameerah
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Really enjoyed all three courses and the highlight for me was the mango cheesecake! Loved it and the waiter even made me laugh when I asked a Dump question about ‘tea’ 😂

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DrKhan
London
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed my visit. Wonderful setting for a special occasion!

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vipTracker
London
17 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I really like this restaurant. The staff are always welcoming and polite and not too intrusive.

The food is delicious with very good portions.

It’s maybe time to think about refreshing the decor but it’s still a great place to visit for a group dinner or pre or post theatre.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always !

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Andrew
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely food. Probably the best I've tasted for a long time.

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nf51666
London
33 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place. Been going here for quite a few years. 2 mins from Oxford Circus station. Excellent staff. Never rushed us out….long leisurely lunch with friends. Great food….

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Dean
London
5 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Great food but the dining room needs a refresh,

BJ
BJLeahy
1 review
Dined on 21 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great waitress and lovely, enjoyable evening. I would definitely recommend.

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Virginieka
London
19 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, as usual.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place and great food.

DJ
DominicJ
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent food, as always, had to ask for the quick lunch menu as they didn’t give it to is with the full menu. Starter and main arrived together which I don’t remember happening before. Don’t serve Pinot Grigio anymore!

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RM3HTA
London
3 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service.

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Andreeav
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Dirty floor
Poor quality of food and ambience zero.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Booked online, all went ok. Taken to table very quickly and given menu with prawn crackers which were delicious. Ordered drinks and food. Food came out rather quickly so felt it was cooked in advance and not cooked to order. Felt the rice was microwaved. Having previously eaten Thai food and been to Thailand on numerous occasions, we both felt the food was not authentic Thai food, yellow curry was not at all spicy and the other meal was just plain. Drinks were extremely expensive (but it is London so to be expected). Overall an ok dining experience, no intention to return as will try elsewhere next time.

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Scruffy restaurant and very greasy tasteless food, we will not be back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great little restaurant. We came after 10:00pm, so fairly late but we were quickly attended to and both the service and food was great.

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Kungfulegend
London
6 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Thai food. Simple as that.

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated a friend’s birthday. Food was amazing!! Especially the seabass fish & the coconut rice. Would definitely go back again and the staff were friendly and lovely. The price was alright

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were greeted with a very warm welcome and the service was friendly and at a good pace. Food quality was excellent and delicious.

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Wellington
London
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Super food and excellent service. Good value for your money.

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AlixB
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Booked for a big birthday. Food was really good, pretty expensive though but I get that the rent must be high for this location. Nice wait staff and drinks were constantly topped up all night. Overall would recommend.

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HollyC
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly staff, and lovely tasty food in a nice setting, good atmosphere. If being picky the drinks took a little time to come, but not the end of the world!

MH
MichelleH
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best Thai food in London I’d say.
The staffs were hospitalized. Food were impressive. We had a great gathering yesterday.

FAQs

Patara - Oxford Circus does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Patara - Oxford Circus also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 7499 6008.

Patara - Oxford Circus is rated 4.4 stars by 1645 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.