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Patara Thai Restaurant Oxford Circus
3-7 Maddox StreetMayfairLondonW1S 2QB
Best Thai food I've had since moving to London. They have a great lunch menu! I had their green chicken curry - and you guys! Go try it! HUGE portion packed with tons of flavour! And their prawn crisps are the perfect starter - nice and crispy with a little hint of spice!
I'll continue to go here for my Thai cravings - it's the best!more
Quite overpriced for very mediocre food. Dishes on the menu all sound quite nice and complex, and even the presentation is certainly to be admired - curries come out with a burner, stir fries and meat dishes in shallow bowls and wide-rimmed plates, rice served in a neat bowl on the side (but costs extra, boo). But the flavors seemed rather heavy handed. Most were oddly sweet and cornstarchy,...more
SPRING ROLLS: this was good.. but anything fried is good!
SCALLOPS (apps): this was good.. slightly spicy, but good.
SATAY TRIO: this was just okay.. nothing spectacular
PAD THAI (with PRAWNS): this was my absolute fave. I'm really not a pad thai person, but was GOOD.. so good we ordered 2!
CHICKEN BASIL: this was good and flavorful!
Next time in London, would come back just for...more
We were craving good Thai while visiting London, and our hotel concierge recommended this place.
Great ambience and presentation. This place is pricey, but the food was really delicious by any standards and very contemporary and creative. From the mixed spring rolls platter, tom kha gai soup to the panaeng lamb shank coconut curry - everything was wonderful.
Highly recommended! I miss having...more
I've been to Patara probably a dozen times over the last few years. It is consistently the best "contemporary" Thai food I've had in London. For price and quality, it's hard to find a better option.
The black cod is an absolute must. The presentation is great, but it is the exceptionally rich and complex flavour of the sauce that makes it a must order. The other stand-out is the braised...more