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Nipa Thai

#83 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
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Lancaster London Hotel | Lancaster Terrace, London London W2 2TY T, England
+44 20 7551 6039
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17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My boyfriend did a lot of research to find somewhere to take me for my birthday but this place didn't live up to the reviews at all. Firstly, we asked multiple times to have our cocktails before any food came out. That didn't happen - mainly because the cocktails took so long to arrive. They were meant to have ginger... More 

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Thank Samantha B
Reiden, Aargau, Switzerland
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

nice location, nice food. price are really ok. Try the starter for 3 peopel, really lovely. Be carful, is spacy.

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Thank LucaBruno79
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my first visit to Nipa. I only have good words to say! Food was very delicious, service attentive and we were very well looked after. Will definitely go back! Also enjoyed our pre-dinner drinks in the bar!

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Thank Kati K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Thai food in a very nice environment. Staff polite, extremely helpful and full of smiles. All in all, great experience if a bit pricey though well worth it

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Jerusalem, Israel
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107 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to find! The entrance is through the Island restaurant! Great place, the staff was really nice and dishes were very good. Starter of steamed rice rolls were amazing, and massamen curry was excellent too. Noodles were not at the same level. Recommend.

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Thank Aloni100
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

But here goes anyway........dining now for the 3rd time at Nipa Thai it is our resolve to eat here every tIme we come to London for the simple reason that this gem of a PROPER Thai restaurant ticks every box for us - you only have to look at all the other tripadvisor accolades. But one thing I will say... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we have been coming to the Lancaster for years it has been at least a decade since we frequented this restaurant. We always enjoyed it but the attractions of theatreland got in the way. This time we went with friends and got off to a bad start as the booking had been missed. However the problem was corrected with... More 

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Thank ThePilgrim2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very delicious food and very spicy. the shrimp chips are extraordinary :) others like curry, fried food and salad all great. definitely will come again!

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Thank Jinjing C
Ireland
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Nipa Thai in September for birthday dinner. They staff really went out of their way to make it a special occasion through their friendliness and attention to detail. The food was delicious-just the right amount of spice and chicken was so tender-one of the best Thai food meals I have had. Finally the location overlooking the park really... More 

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Thank MolliDublin
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are staying at the Lancaster and took advantage of eating at this fabulous restaurant. The restaurant was clean and spacious but not intimidating. The atmosphere is enhanced by the well presented and courteous staff. The food is both flavoursome and plentiful. We will definitely return and would recommend to others.

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Thank Ivor B
2015_RandB, Manager at Nipa Thai, responded to this review

Dear, Ivor B, thank you so much for taking time to share your experience on Nipa Thai. I am really please to hear that you had a great time on you recent visit. We take great pleasure in making sure that our customers are more than happy with the food and service that we provide for them with. Also thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$69
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lancaster London Hotel | Lancaster Terrace, London London W2 2TY T, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7551 6039
Description
One of only 15 UK restaurants recognised by the Thai government for its quality and cuisine, Nipa wears its heritage proudly on its sleeve. The teak-panelled interior is inspired by its sister restaurant in Bangkok, with a profusion of orchids that feel strangely at home in their first floor setting in the Lancaster Hotel overlooking the Italian Fountains of Hyde Park. Three set menus and the extensive à la carte offer a mouthwatering range of intense Thai flavours, mixing traditional dishes of central Thailand with regional specialities.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?