The Banana Tree Canteen serves a variety of authentic Asian dishes.
237 West End Lane, West Hampstead, London, NW6 1XN
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+44 (0)20 7431 7808
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The Banana Tree Canteen
237 West End LaneWest HampsteadLondonNW6 1XN
- +44 (0)20 7431 7808
- Public transport:
- West Hampstead Thameslink
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Spotted this place as I happened to be in Hampstead town, and my first thoughts were ones of suspicion. I can't help but look upon nicely furnished South East Asian restaurants without thinking that they're going to lack a certain authenticity. Of course, I also look at slightly more run-down places with a raised eyebrow too (well, I WOULD if I had independent eyebrows...), so really, I'm...more
Okay - I'm only giving it 3 stars, but a solid 3...more like 3.5, actually.
Thing is, I've only have a few dishes and one of them consistently is really tasty. The other was merely okay (a solid okay, more like okay.5).
What I liked:
-Char Grilled Blackened Chilli Pork (with the Banana Tree Supplement Special)
-Kau Chi Steamed Dumplings
There's plenty more on the menu..but I haven't yet...more
The bf and I were staying around the corner at Charlotte Guest House, and stumbled upon this place as we were scouring the area looking for a cheap and filling bite. We had just gotten off the plane after flying in from the states, and the Banana Tree certainly hit the spot.
I ordered Pho and the bf got the sweet and sour chicken; both were delicious, hearty, and perfect comfort food after...more
Excellent South East Asian cuisine and relaxed service make this place a must try.
I lived in West Hampstead for over and year and I frequented this place. The place has almost like a cafe style ambience and service to it. Some people stay for 45 minutes whiulst others stay the whole evening. The mixture of Thai, Malaysian, Singapore and other regional foods offer lots of choice and it's...more
To all my many Yelp friends, firstly an apology for my long hiatus from Yelping but I've had builders in my house for 8 weeks (scheduled for 4) followed by the death of my home computer. Thank you so much for your many messages of concern that took me a whole day to work through!
I found myself up in Hampstead a couple of weeks ago and spotted the Banana Leaf Canteen with the magnetic...more