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Banana Tree Clapham Junction

#3,113 of 17,967 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Clapham / Battersea 
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79 Battersea Rise, London SW11 1HN, England
+44 20 7228 2828
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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millstone
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

banana tree , battersea rise, plain interior, food good served hot and fast. prices reasonable. staff friendly and in formative.

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Thank builderofall
Bristol, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Banana Tree after a busy day in London and really enjoyed ourselves. The food was delicious, very fresh and full of flavour. The menu gives you lots of choice and has very interesting options with some great combinations. Service was good enough, a little slow at times, but it was a busy Saturday evening so we were happy... More 

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Thank Hannah_W_M4
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had dinner here and the food was very nice. Very filling and tasty. I shared a starter of moneybags followed by Banana spicy noodles. Yum! The Australian waitress was so friendly and chatty. The other waitress also very good and attentive/helpful. Well done. Shame it was so empty in there but it was Good Friday.

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Thank Katy P
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Clapham branch couple of times already and never been disappointed. There's usually a queue in the evening but it's worth to wait. Definitely must try Laksa soup. Cocktails are delicious too. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Thank Chrissie891
London, United Kingdom
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367 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my brother after nearly 1 year. The food was good but it seemed better the last time. I ordered a stir fry noodle dish and it was nice but had no wow factor like I remembered. My brother ordered a duck curry and said his rice tasted stale but he enjoyed the main dish. A decent... More 

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Thank Belle-Noel
Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I have driven past this place many times because we often visit the Wandsworth area for dinner. I ordered a laksa and it was ok, but not even close to authentic. It seemed like maybe the flavour had been toned/watered down. I've had laksa many times and I know a good one from a poor effort and... More 

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Thank Gagandeep S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We used to be regulars here,however after a few very bad experiences we won't be back. Tried to call the branch for 40mins to order. In the end we visited the branch to order, the guy we ordered from was very rude. We complained that no one answered the phone, no apology. When we paid his manor was just so... More 

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BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree Clapham Junction, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. It seems that our staff weren’t as efficient and friendly as usual at the time of your visit. Please accept our sincerest apologies. Once again, thank you for your review and we hope that this incident will not deter you from visiting us again in the future. Regards,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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436 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It's not easy getting a table in the Banana Tree if you haven't been organised enough to book in advance. That tells you something: it's well thought of. And having had dinner there I fully understand why. There's a great choice of food (both meat and veggie) and the spicy aubergine dish I haf was tasty and incredibly good value.... More 

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Thank lonewolf44
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree Clapham Junction, responded to this review

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

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at this restaurant many time and if you dine in you will get very fresh lovely south East Asian flavours. The meet always used to be cooked perfectly. Had my first take away experience and it wasn't great. The chicken was way way to try, the pork was tough and the beef rendang was the size of a... More 

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Thank Andre B
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree Clapham Junction, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We appreciate all feedback we receive. Regards, Banana Tree Team More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I have visited Banana Tree for first time. Delicious food! I have tried noodles and rice with vegetable curry. Must try it.

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Thank Kanisha M
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree Clapham Junction, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing a positive review and for recommending our restaurant to other TripAdvisor users. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Cuisine
Malaysian, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Battersea Rise, London SW11 1HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7228 2828
Description
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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