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Patara Thai Restaurant Soho
15 Greek StreetSohoLondonW1D 4DP
The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, but I found the service to be disappointing.
The duck Spring roll starter came out stone cold and we received another with an apology.
For the mains we had the lamb which was not served hot, but tasted good. We asked for the chicken pad Thai, with the peanuts on the side, which we didn't receive. The chicken panang and Curried sea bass and the Patara...more
I would like to tell you how I tried their food and rave about it and tell you how much I liked it and that it was worth the trip and the wait to be seated and that it must go on to your eat at list of places in London ...
but unfortunately I can not do that
Our group entered and was asked to sit and wait for a table ( as we see empty tables in various locations around the restaurant )...more
Any lamb lover MUST try Patara. I come here for the Massaman Lamb Shank - it never disappoints - its slow cooked, the sauce is an exotic mix of spices, herbs, coconut milk, and the lamb just melts off the bone. The marrow in the bone itself is also delicious. (I recommend using a chopstick to get it out or simply sucking works -ish)
The milky Thai Ice tea is also quite breath taking. For...more
I had the lamb shank and my boyfriend had a type of steak thing. Mine was definitely better but definitely not mind-blowing stuff. I've had more delicious Thai before for cheaper than this.
Meh, something to be desired. Polite but quite dead pan, no smiles and didn't really use the common sense on stuff like serving steak with no knives and then being sooooo...more
I have seen sooooo many good reviews for Patara that I was quite excited to give it a try.
- Rice rolls filled with crab, prawn and duck. They came with a light lime/chilli dipping sauce.
- Mushroom-filled pad Thai - This was really nice
- Duck with chilli and basil - This was a bit of a let-down for me. It wasn't spicy at all and the duck meat wasn't cooked particularly well. I...more