We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sawadika Fine Thai Restaurant

71 Red Lion Street | Holborn, London WC1R 4NA, England
+44 20 7831 8488
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (14 reviews)
“green curry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
71 Red Lion Street | Holborn, London WC1R 4NA, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (110)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to head here for a Friday night dinner after work. Food was lovely though the menu was a little restrictive. Staff were attentive and prices were reasonable.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I developed a love for Thai food after visiting Thailand, and I try to seek out Thai food wherever they are hidden, so when I found this place I lit up like a xmas tree. On entering the restaurant I noticed it was empty, the...More

Thank Sky408
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Sawadika with a group of friends for dinner after the restaurant we had planned to go to was full. Sawadika was over the road and was pretty quiet so we went there instead. The food was nice and reasonably priced, but we...More

2  Thank hannahporritt
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food was very well-presented and tasted very good. The price was good and I would definitely recommend Sawadika Fine Thai Restaurant. My own criticism is that, for wheelchair users, I wasn't sure how they would get to the toilet down a stair case. The...More

1  Thank equalitymknasuwt
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was a short walk from my hotel (Citadenes) so 2 went in for evening meal. Looks a good range of dishes although the set menus were not inspiring. The starters were OK but the main was very tasty, I had drunken duck which...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I' have been to Sawadika Restaurant with a friend of mine..... very wide selection of food even for vegetarian.... I had as a main course "Kai Yang" a lovely chicken served with Thai sweet chilly sauce... full of flavour,very tasty! A thumb up even for...More

Thank Lavinia M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We came across this lovely restaurant whilst walking around the city and thought we'd give it a try. We had a lovely meal and the service was excellent. We would definitely dine here again if we were in the area.

2  Thank Holidayhound22
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Horrendous service. Felt like the staff (esp the guy- manager?) were trying to outdo each other in who could be the worst. The current 3.5 stars is really unjustified... Of the food had, nothing was remotely worth recommending. Was disappointed as all I wanted was...More

Thank foodie2524
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Randomly visited to Sawadika Thai Restaurant with my friends while we were walking in Holborn and wanted to sit somewhere so then we all can chat lil longer. Never been to Thailand but we had amazing thai food here. Food was delicious and we ordered...More

Thank rahul q
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I regularly visit this place as i work around the corner. It is very good quality food for the price, the staff are always friendly with a quick and efficient lunch service. Enjoy your visit!

1  Thank d_m_ldn_769
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
Nearby Restaurants
Scarfes Bar
397 reviews
.11 km away
Holborn Dining Room
656 reviews
.12 km away
Mirror Room
168 reviews
.12 km away
833 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sir John Soane's Museum
1,354 reviews
.16 km away
Novelty Automation
101 reviews
.16 km away
The London Silver Vaults
112 reviews
.31 km away
54 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sawadika Fine Thai Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Red Lion Street | Holborn, London WC1R 4NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7831 8488
  • E-mail
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 12:00 to 15:00, 18:00 to 23:00Saturday 18:00 to 23:00 Sunday ClosedOur restaurant is located in Central London, only 5 mins away from Holborn tube station and Chancery Lane Tube Station. There are ample off-street parking opportunities after 6:30 pm.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing