Thai Square Trafalgar Square

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1972 reviews
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  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Mandatory NYE Set Menu and deposit required for 31st December 2018.

Looking out over one of London’s most famous landmarks, the flagship branch of Thai Square 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 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 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.
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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really enjoyed the experience. We have been meaning to eat at this restaurant for a while - mission accomplished!!

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JL
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Was slightly disappointed with Thai square,the menu and food were good although I asked if a coconut curry could be made vegetarian and was told ‘no’ which I found unusual! The tables were very close together - the service was way too rushed and impersonal so although the food was good the experience wasn’t relaxed and pleasant as it should be!

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SP
Buckinghamshire
7 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good food. Good service. Bit pricey, but good

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

The waitress messed up the food and wine order for a table of 3, getting only one order correct. She dropped my order completely, so after sitting with out food for 10 minutes, I went to ask where my order was. It was missed completely, and so they rushed to make it. No apology, no offer to make it right. We pointed it out to the manager when paying the bill, but still no offer to compensate for the errors. Thai Square was our family favourite, but It's too expensive a place to support that kind of poor service, so we won't be back.

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KC
London
4 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love this place, has everything that you would want in a restaurant especially the consistency of the food. the fact that it is in the center of town is a complete bonus. I don't usually go to chains and am a fussy foodie. The Phad Thai and butterfly prawns are superb!

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LA
London
3 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A good restaurant, I have been there several times before. Their soups and starters are awesome and the main courses to die for. My friend had the Thai Pad Tofu, and loved it, I had the Chu Chi Goong, which is an amazing prawn dish with some egg fried rice.

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IL
London
5 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This is a very good restaurant one of the best Thai restaurant we go to

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OS
London
27 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

Food fantastic but that’s where it peaked. Service shocking. Phone rang non stop with staff completely ignoring it, very annoying. Table wobbly. Had to ask for cutlery. End of bat was completely filled with dirty dishes. Understaffed and terrible environment, what a shame!

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RK
London
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely Decor, restaurant devliverd an excellent service and food was lovely.

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DC
Dorset
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Service a little slow . The food order was wrong. Having said that , it was delicious and would go back

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M
London
15 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

I have heard about Thai Square many times and was expecting great things but was disappointed. Firstly, we waited ages for someone to actually serve us although we were only 1 of 2 other couples in the restaurant at the time. Secondly, when the food was served it was lukewarm and not hot...the ambiance of the restaurant was nice but it wasnt value for money....been to many other Thai restaurants where the food is of better quality and hotter! Won't be going back in a hurry....

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OO
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and speed of food. Waiter service was also excellent. Will definitely be visiting again

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GB
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Based on this experience and the venue at Mansion house at couple of months ago, we were not very impressed. I wanted to give the chain a second chance and hoped it was just one venue. Sadly not but for different reasons.

As this was Valentines I’d hoped it would be a little more special. Unfortunately it felt like conveyor belt service and the whole experience was rushed as a result. Mains came almost immediately.

Also the call from the restaurant the day before suddenly announced a set menu. This was not made apparent when booked through Opentable. I underatand a £20 charge for guaranteeing the booking but again at such short notice. It would be good to know this at the very start of the booking process.

Staff / service were friendly enough but I guess once you’ve cornered people the night before Valentines, of course they’ll have a smile on their face!

There are plenty of really good Thai restaurants out there so I won’t miss this chain.

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P
London
8 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

We had a really nice valentines day meal here, the food was very good indeed, the menu was varied and good selection. the venue is really very nicely decorated and the staff were very attentive and helpful. I would definitely come back and had forgotten how nice a venue this is and such a great location.

I booked in advance, popped in to confirm but they could not provide a preferred seat which is a shame, although I thought others had booked the window tables, so perhaps it is possible.

Tables are a bit close together in parts, but we sat upstairs, 2 of us on a table of 4 so plenty of room if they are not busy.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

It was my first time at one if these. The food was nice but the staff were a bit inattentive. I have had better Thai food though.

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N
Hertfordshire
30 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I like the food here so much that I went there on Monday night and I am going back again this Friday!

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A gem the food is as good as I have ever had even in Thailand. Chat to your server smile and he nice and you get the same back. Always busy hard to book for a reason. Wait a moment now it will be harder lol go enjoy I did.

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JE
London
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

We were disappointed by the homophobic attitude of one of the waiters (mid-twenties, wearing glasses).
The manager should ensure the staff are polite and respectful to ALL customers.

Otherwise the food was fine although the duck curry arrived luke-warm and was over-cooked. The restaurant looks attractive but would benefit from a lick of paint.

Generally quite poor value.

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C
London
8 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The ambience and service were second to none, however the food could definitely be better. The food whilst delivered quickly lacked taste.

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m
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food service and appreciation of the fact we needed quick service as we were going to the theatre . I will definitely return to this restaurant

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R
London
45 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

I always enjoy coming to Thai Square, but especially the branch in Trafalgar Square, as it's a grand building. The food was delicious as always - there are very good vegetarian options. The service was efficient. I will definitely come back to this restaurant and highly recommend for an evening out with friends.

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OZ
London
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great Food.. Every course was great... the lady that welcomed us was quite rude but our server for the evening was absolutely gracious.. overall a great experience.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely food, good service.

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MB
London
127 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Their pre theatre menu is good

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

The food is good but the service was terrible, they practically told us to go bringing the bill into the table without giving us the possibility to have a desert.
When we asked for one, they told us to come back tomorrow!
They could have asked us before they close the kitchen if we want a desert.
I would not go back.

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F
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

I love the decor and the feel of this place, it's warms and welcoming. The cocktails were amazing I definitely give 10/10 for the cocktails but the waitering staff could be more attentive and needs to work more on customer service but other than that Thai Square is a must for food and cocktails!

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GL
London
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Food not as good as other Thai Squares I've been in and service was very poor.

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SA
London
3 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food . Good quality quantity. Value for money

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FL
London
12 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Trusted chain for Thai cuisine. Attentive staff with a good selection if dishes.

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JG
London
1 review
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had Christmas Day here with family

We got lucky with this place. Down to earth, clean and lovely atmosphere.

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JK
London
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Good food and good service, always get a table I would imagine. Not cheap really.

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N
Hertfordshire
30 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The Pad Thai is delicious. This is my go to restaurant before a show in London. It never disappoints

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A
London
4 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was good - the Christmas menu reasonably priced and perfect for a pre-Christmas family lunch. We were in a characterless corner near the restrooms and with loud music coming from a nearby speaker. However the staff tried to help but there was limited other space. Still I would definitely recommend this restaurant. The building is beautiful.

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food was nice and the set menu help to keep the cost down

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OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good service
Reasonable prices
Food tasty

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JS
London
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff always very polite and friendly and food delicious.

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Denver
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 4

Very nice restaurant but service is very bad

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DF
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was very very busy but the service was still very good. The food was fantastic, best I have had.

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C
London
21 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Gorgeous food and atmosphere :)

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Ordered Pad Thai noodles was so tasty and filling! My guy ordered sweet vegetables curry and rice was lovely! Both were great taste and quick service. Deffo would recommend the place if your around Trafalgar Square :)

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