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Banana Tree West Hampstead

237-239 West End Lane, London NW6 1XN, England
+44 20 7431 7808
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“laksa” (17 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (4 reviews)
“grilled pork” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Malaysian, Asian, Indonesian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
237-239 West End Lane, London NW6 1XN, England
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Haven't been to this restaurant since student days 14 years ago. Really excited to try it again and good to see the same chef was still in the kitchen! The waiting staff were friendly and good wth our youngest child. Colouring pencils were readily made...More

1  Thank DNP13
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in West Hampstead so from time to time I would pop in here for a Rendang. It goes like this. "What can I get you sir?" "Glass of white wine and some prawn crackers please." "Anything else sir?" "No, just bring that please."...More

Thank rbowler88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went for lunch with a friend and cannot fault the service. friendly and attentive staff. our dishes were fantastic - had a salad that was very clean, fresh and flagrant. lots of flavour, great value for money. the restaurant is on a nice part of...More

1  Thank vanessamI5800RB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was decent. The drinks were not. The service was good. A little pricey for what you get and what they restaurant looks like. But it was quick and convenient.

Thank danielbagley
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Been to a few banana trees the food is alway the same great quality. However klaus our waiter made this branch of the chain exceptional. He was attentive and accommodating. His whit and sense of humour made the evening. Will deff visit again.

Thank mouldy111
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Went to banana tree in West Hampstead on a Saturday evening with friends. The menu was nice but nothing special and the service was good. The food was again quite nice, nothing to rave about. I had the crispy tilapia which was a bit tough...More

Thank schoggerj
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

So I have been here twice now and I think it is absolutely wonderful. The first time we went there was when my grandma and I just came off a plane from Switzerland and we were on the train home and got out at West...More

Thank Zoeandrews10
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing meal here last week. I ordered the duck as my main and it was superb. Really well cooked and good plentiful. There is a buzzy atmosphere and the service is also very good. Will come back again

Thank Joakfield
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Loved the food and the service was quick and on the mark. There aren't all that many places to have a good Laksa or Rendang till late at night, now you know where to go :-)

Thank HeinKuenen
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Whatever we choose in the menu it's always a success ! Service lovely and child friendly. Kids live the food as well 😃

1  Thank Maya K
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree West Hampstead, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you very much for taking time to review our restaurant. We are pleased to read that you and your kids enjoyed the food. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Melvyn C
Do you less spicy dishes for someone in our envisaged party who doesn't like it.
6 June 2017|
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Response from Francesco C | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember dishes being very spicy beside you can always ask to go easy on that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237-239 West End Lane, London NW6 1XN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7431 7808
  • E-mail
At Banana Tree Restaurants, we offer you an authentic selection of dishes and specialities from the indochina region. Fresh, award winning food from the lemongrass growing countries including Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian, & Laotian as well as flavours from the peninsula of Malaysia and Singapore. Come try our fresh new flavours at one of our restaurants today!
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