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 (USD32.46) per diner|
£26 to £40
Venue Details & Map
43A Commercial StreetLondonE1 6BD
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
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
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
Som Saa seems to subscribe to the shock and awe school of cooking. At first everything tasted great but by the end of the night my tastebuds were just tired and everything tasted too umami/salty (recommend you get the endless rice). I thought the bar appetizers were the best part of the meal. Seemed like everything else we ordered apart from the curry had the same flavor profile of sour,...more
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