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Thai Cottage

#1,568 of 17,580 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Soho
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34 D'Arblay Street, London W1F 8EX, England
+44 20 7439 7099
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried their lunch offering. Very disappointing. Mostly it was poor imitations of chinese dishes. Service was slow. Drinks menu is very limited. Restaurant was cramped. Little to bring me back except the price.

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Thank Lagosnomore
Porto, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The team is wonderful, very nice and super professional. The food is very tasty and very well done .

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Thank TiagoAJ
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Thai food served with a smile. Thai charm and friendliness thrown in - a great find. And Chang beer too!

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Thank Ellie_PikeUK
Dana Point, California
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My friend and I recently stumbled upon this authentic family-owned Thai restaurant in the middle of Soho. The food was excellent, and servers (who all seemed related) were friendly and helpful. The ambience is your basic Asian style....but go for the food, it is fantastic!!

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Thank redridinhood22
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

If you are visiting London, this is the place to go. Have been coming here for over 10 years. I always bring friends here who are visiting from other countries and everyone loves the food. Family owned restaurant and service fantastic. I suggest you call to make reservations if you plan on visiting on a weekend night.

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Thank 2011Tommy
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We took my sister in law here as part of her birthday trip to London. The food is exactly what you'd expect in a Thai restaurant - I had Pad Ga-Prau Gai, which is my favourite dish (the 1st thing I ate when visiting Thailand) and this version didn't disappoint. It was not to Thai heat levels, but you don't... More 

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Thank Mike C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had the nicest meal last night at Thai cottage. I can't stress how lovely the staff were and it was so nice to experience a proper family run restaurant. The food was so tasty and service was very prompt and friendly :) I would recommend this restaurant to everyone, especially those who love truly great food and atmosphere!

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Thank Rowlo2205
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stopped in here for dinner while on holiday. The service was friendly, the atmosphere calm and relaxed, and the food was average. We had pad Thai and dumplings. The dumplings were delicious! The pad Thai, my favorite dish, lacked some flavor but was not bad overall. I was sad that they didn't have chop sticks, but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I tried the restaurant on the strength of its Trip Advisor rating and the seduction of "authentic thai". The restaurant is quite small, family run and is not part of a bigger chain. The menu is a laminated sheet of paper and the table and decor are more cafe style than restaurant. On arrival , i was greeted warmly and... More 

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Thank John C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was recommended to me by a friend who lived in Thailand. Right away I knew it was a special place. half the clientele were Thai, and it was obviously a community hub. The staff were amazing, they were happy to recommend on vegan possibilities, including adjusting recipes for my needs. The food did not disappoint, good portion sizes and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$13
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 D'Arblay Street, London W1F 8EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7439 7099

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

Neighbourhood Profile
Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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