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 (USD33.62) per diner|
£26 to £40
Venue Details & Map
43A Commercial StreetLondonE1 6BD
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...more
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...more
"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
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
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