Som Saa


Give your senses an awakening with fragrant regional Thai dishes at this Spitalfields eatery, the permanent home of the former pop-up of the same name.

With a menu of small plates designed for sharing, this convivial restaurant serves up flavour-packed dishes from all corners of the South East Asian foodie hotspot, from green papaya salad (som saa) to spicy curries and grilled meats.


Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD33.55) per diner

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map

Som Saa

43A Commercial Street
E1 6BD

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 23 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Som Saa

5.0 out of 5 12 April 2017
by Chutinan C.

"Howdy". I love that they have that picture near the loos. Says a lot about Som Saa is about and I mean that in a good way.

In brief, Som Saa is sexy, delicious, cool and authentic at the same time.

But if you care to read more, here's my full review ...or more like an essay :)

So, I'll start this review the same way I always start my reviews for Thai restaurants by saying I'm Thai ka...more

4.0 out of 5 22 January 2017
by Tamara C.

I came here with my good friend and fellow foodie after she insisted that we eat here rather than anywhere else. She got there very early, like 6pm early - when they open! I was a bit late but luckily they knew she arrived early and that I was on my way so we only had to wait less than ten minutes after I got there to get seated.

I had a Siam Sling to drink, which I will admit I partially...more

4.0 out of 5 22 January 2017
by Rachel M.

The winners for me at this restaurant were the hipster décor and the drinks.

Décor wise, the restaurant gave off shabby chic vibes with its dim lighting, wooden seats, assortment of succulents and mini candles on the tables -- the interior decorator had an excellent eye for intricate detailing.

Drinks wise, there was an expansive selection of unique wines, cocktails, beers, and...more

5.0 out of 5 16 January 2017
by Zeynep K.

Best Thai I had in London! We ordered pretty much 75% of the menu, including the famous deep fried sea bass. Everything we had was extremely delicious and had just the right amount of spice. I wish they could adjust the spice level of dishes per request as I could use a bit more heat in broth based dishes.

Cocktails are creative and quite tasty and they also offer in-house brewed beer on...more

4.0 out of 5 30 August 2016
by CJ K.

Based on word-of-mouth, booked a table a while back and finally made it here. We tried to order the whole menu. But failed.

Dishes we would definitely order again:

Grilled chicken leg

Whole sea bass (every single time)

Aubergine and egg salad

Beware the spice level of the fermented fish papaya salad and the jungle curry.

Also, our table ordered 6 of the iced teas with condensed milk -...more

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