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The Lime Leaf

25/25A London Street, Basingstoke RG21 7PG, England
+44 1256 355272
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (52 reviews)
“weeping tiger” (16 reviews)
“prawn tempura” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
25/25A London Street, Basingstoke RG21 7PG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are so many pubs in the area serving greasy rubbish that we've given up looking (and complaining!) The Lime Leaf is a much better idea. The best food in the area. The chicken satay and spicy duck were the tastiest ever. My son had...More

Thank PaulSampson187054
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a table as I wasn’t sure how busy the place would be. When we arrived we were greeted pleasantly and shown to our table in an empty area. Not for long though! The place filled up rapidly and although full of people chatting...More

Thank Carol K
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for this detailed review. I think you have captured the character of the restaurant well. On pricing, we have never claimed to be the cheapest but we do aim to provide value for money. You appear to recognise that. Our Early Bird menu...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go here rather than stay in Festival Place fro food before going to the cinema..well so glad we did...this place is a gem! Best Thai food I have had in ages. Very welcoming staff and I started with the Prawn Tempura which was...More

Thank Richard D
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review. We are so glad you enjoyed your food. And thank you for your comments on individual dishes.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having had my diet massively restricted and my love for all things food. The gluten free food here is amazing and full of flavour totally recommend it 👍

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review. We are glad you like our gluten free menu.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I come here every year between Christmas and new year as a treat and as always the food was excellent. We hadn't booked as we weren't sure which day we were coming out but were shown to a table. Food was served...More

Thank chelle6
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review. We look forward to welcoming you back for your birthday treat.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food, and very authentic especially the Massaman curry which was absolutely delicious - I highly recommend it (it tastes exactly like those I have had in Thailand). The atmosphere was relaxed and chilled, the staff friendly and approachable. We all really enjoyed our...More

Thank GemRVN
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review. We really appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to take advantage of the express lunch menu. I had tempura veg for starter and yellow curry for main, the smell consistency and taste of the curry was excellent, full of flavour and good quality vegetables. I exchanged the rice with noodles for...More

Thank traceyburgess
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for this review. We are delighted that you and your husband enjoyed your lunch. We are glad to be able to cater for vegetarians and vegans.

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Authentic Thai food in a good location with a relaxed atmosphere, on the main high street opposite the red lion hotel

Thank P_Bulmer
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank you for this review. We really appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Our second visit and just as good as our first. We has the set menu which we were able to adapt slightly. Great food and staff.

Thank alfrescobubbles
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you for this review. We look forward to serving you on your third and subsequent visits.

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We moved to Basingstoke 4 years ago and have tried Thai food in many different towns and this is without a doubt the best Thai food we have ever had! The environment is welcoming and the staff are all friendly. We bring our two young...More

Thank Liam M
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Many thanks for this fulsome review. We love it when families with young children appreciate our food.

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DanDan91
2 January 2018|
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Response from David W | Property representative |
Hi Dan. We have a baby changing facility on the ground floor.
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30 July 2016|
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Response from David W | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We do try to cater for special requests but some sauces are an integral part of the dish and may be difficult to remove. It might be better for you to tell us what you do like and we'll see what... More
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Dropkicknm
17 June 2016|
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Response from David W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Most of our vegetarian dishes marked with a V on the menu are also suitable for vegans. The exceptions are egg fried rice and Vegetable Pad Thai. The latter normally contains egg but can be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25/25A London Street, Basingstoke RG21 7PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 355272
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Description
Restaurant serving authentic Thai food. Situated in a 16th century two storey building in Basingstoke's Top of Town area. Small intimate dining areas suitable for small group bookings up to 16 persons.
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