Som Saa

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Regional Thai cuisine from the team behind the former Climpson's Arch pop-up. Read More


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 (€29.56) per diner

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map

Som Saa

43A Commercial Street
E1 6BD

Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5
Based on 27 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Som Saa

5 out of 5 20 August 2017
by Annie C.

Hipster vibe. Man buns making authentic thai dishes (taste and look straight out of Thailand). Very fun non-alcoholic drinks too. Service was very attentive and all-round great dining experience.Read More

3 out of 5 14 May 2017
by Boon K.

Heard alot about this place. Went with a few friends. Food was authentically Thai, but somehow came away disappointed. It's a solid meal, but with the high pricing and no booking policy it needs to have been wow to be worth it.

The deep fried seabass? It was too sour and salty. We left most of it untouched.

Grilled chicken (on the starter menu) was excellent though. So much so we ordered...Read More

5 out of 5 3 May 2017
by Rebecca L.

We heard a lot of good things about this place! At first I was a little bit disappointed that they don't have typical dishes like pad Thai but when we tried there salads/ currys they were forgiven! It was really delicious! Portions are not the biggest so 2 Currys and a Salat for two persons is good!

We had a crab a pomolo salad which I can really recommend!

The only thing I could criticize...Read More

5 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...Read More

4 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...Read More

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