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“MASSIVE THANK YOU TO SIMON!”
Review of Laki Kane

Laki Kane
Ranked #356 of 24,037 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood: Islington
Description: Take a trip to the tropics at with Laki Kane Tropical Escape Cocktail Bar, Thai Restaurant and Rum Making/Shaking Experiences. Based in Islington, North London and taking pride of place in the middle of Upper Street, Laki Kane brings a wide selection of tropical cocktails that use exotic and unique ingredients, theatrical live entertainment and exquisite Thai food, all surrounded in beautiful tropical decor to help you escape to the tropics. In Polynesian Laki Kane means ‘a lucky person’, which is exactly what you will be when sipping on cocktails made from the world’s finest selection of rum, sugar cane syrups and unique exotic ingredients, whilst dining on authentic Thai cuisine. We offer a range of exciting and unique experiences, including rum making in our on-site Distillery, cocktail making and rum tasting. Expect 5-star service with a smile, and the best tropical rum cocktails and Thai cuisine you’ve tasted without getting on a plane.
Reviewed 14 August 2021 via mobile

MASSIVE THANK YOU TO SIMON! You are the best!!!!!!!!!!

Had a little hiccup with food but he corrected so quickly and sent shots as an apology. Best service all around from the team. Drinks were amazing (not watered down, which is a plus). Overall a great experience will definitely book again! Thanks Simon and team!!!’ A* for brunch!!!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Laki Kane, Owner at Laki Kane, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2021

Aloha! Thankyou for your amazing review of both Simon and Laki Kane, I have passed on your kind words. Please join us again soon, we cannot wait to have you back! Mahalo!

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Reviewed 7 August 2021

Laki Kane offers a unique tropical escape with a vibrant and joyful atmosphere that is second to none. Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, and go the extra mile to ensure that you’re satisfied with your food and drinks.

This is one of my favourite places to go in London, and I would highly recommend their cocktail menu - ‘fatal attraction’ light and fresh, or a ‘Zombi’ if you fancy something stronger.

The food was fantastic, and reasonably priced. I had a great time and look forward to going there again in the next few weeks.

Date of visit: August 2021
Thank Joseph A
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Samuel B R, Owner at Laki Kane, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2021

Aloha Joseph! Thank you kindly for your review of Laki Kane and for your lovely comments on the staff, atmosphere, food and the recommendations for our signature cocktails. We are soo pleased to hear that we are one of your favourite bars in London and it will be our absolute pleasure to welcome you back again! Be sure to check out our Laki Kane loyalty app on the App Store for lots of rewards and specials as a regular customer. We look forward to escaping with you soon! Mahalo ️

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Reviewed 5 August 2021

We visited mid July for the rum making masterclass, which I booked fir my husbands birthday, due to our newly found interest in Tiki. It was upstairs in a small but beautifully set out room, I loved the decor. Our host was Gabriele he was friendly and extremely knowledgeable. He talked us through the history of rum and his enthusiasm for it, really made it all come to life. There were tasters related to the rum making process and some delicious cocktails along the way. I learned a lot and would highly recommend it.

After the event had finished we were able to have a good chat with Gabriele about Tiki and and it's origins - Wow... he really lit up! It was an absolute pleasure to talk with him about his experiences and something that is clearly a passion for him. Not only did he talk, but he listened too, he wanted to hear our thoughts. After the year we've had, it was so refreshing to engage like this.

Thanks Gabriele, you really made it a truly excellent evening.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Laki Kane, Owner at Laki Kane, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2021

Aloha! Thankyou so much for taking the time to leave this amazing review! We are so glad that you had such a great time in our Rum Making Experience and that Gabriele really made your visit. We have passed on all your kind praises to him. Please do come back and join us again soon! Mahalo!

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Reviewed 31 July 2021

Lovely little place that I booked for premium rum tasting experience. On arrival we were greeted by very friendly staff and a welcome rum cocktail. We were taken upstairs for the experience and overall hit was good and worth the money paid. The host was knowledgeable and you leave with a bottle of rum that you have made. The only downside was there were far too many people in the building during these current times.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Laki Kane, Other at Laki Kane, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2021

Aloha! Thankyou so much for your kind review of Laki Kane, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry that you felt our Tropical Escape was too busy, we can assure you that we always operate with the current Government Guidelines. We hope for you to join us again soon, Mahalo!☀️

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Reviewed 31 July 2021

Really recommend the Rum Making session. The room and experience are amazing. Very informative and fun. Lots of unique rums to taste. Gabrielle clearly loves his job and his passion came through. Even though I cam alone it was a positive experience. Plus the Pad Thai and cocktail I had before the the sesh were full of flavour. Thanks guys!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Laki Kane, Other at Laki Kane, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2021

Aloha! Thankyou so much for you great review of our Tropical Escape, we have passed on your fond words to Gabriele. Please do join us again soon! Mahalo!☀️

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