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Purple Thai

George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 2LY, England
+44 20 3245 2054
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (11 reviews)
“pepper squid” (2 reviews)
“curries” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 2LY, England
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were pleasant, food just ok. We had one main each (dietary reasons) and two drinks each. Bill over £50. Make your own mind up!

Thank bunny98765
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was nice but the portions were very small. When a large glass of wine was asked for the waitress only half filled it

Thank jasminpillay
Reviewed 3 October 2017

All I can say is brilliant local restaurant - delicious food, brilliant service and excellent cocktails. Staff so friendly and lovely ambiance.

1  Thank slondon
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We love coming here and try something different at every visit because all the items on the menu are delicious. The cocktails are made well and after two or three I usually feel a little wobbly. Give it a try and I'm sure you'll enjoy.

1  Thank JoJo B
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Really lovely Thai food I have never had a disappointing meal in that place . It's slightly pricey but the food is worth the price

1  Thank KiranM42
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the purple Thai on Saturday night with friends.the staff where very friendly and the restaurant had nice decor and was clean.the menu was limited,but nice.we all had a nice meal and the dishes where presented nicely.the prices where slightly above average and...More

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Back again to our tried and trusted local. What's not to like except, perhaps, a final bill that's 15% higher than is reasonable. Service is exemplary and the sensibly short menu ensures each dish delivers. Fried food is crispy. Curries punchy. Desserts freshly made. Very...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Packed out on Bank Holiday Sunday eve despite their card machine being out of action and thus cash only. The servers were struggling a bit - we waited quite a while before ordering, but the sweet waitress was very apologetic. Tom Yum was sour but...More

1  Thank trevgti
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Nice local dinner at a good price. The service was good and for do nice but wouldn't recommend for a special occasion.

1  Thank Carl A
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Purple Thai is our go to local Thai restaurant. You will not get a better Thai meal in the area, even though other restaurants will have a bigger menu. I personally like that they have a smaller menu which is extremely well executed. Particular favourites...More

1  Thank Caroline R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 2LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3245 2054
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