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“Good food, very reasonably priced”
Review of Purple Thai

Purple Thai
Ranked #6,031 of 23,571 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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 very lacking in heat so I wondered if the curries were going to be likewise. I need not have worried, as the red beef curry was fantastic. Packed with flavour, loads of lean, tender beef and the heat was perfect. Very decent portion. Next tine I'll go up the wine list, as the house white was a bit rough but at £15 we had no complaints. We had 3 starters (I was being very greedy) 2 mains and the bottle of wine and it came to £55, which has to be a bargain in anyone's money.

It's not fine dining, and the menu is concise, but we'll definitely be back here soon. Terrific value.

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1  Thank trevgti
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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
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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 are both the red and green curries; prawn stir fry and a fantastic tamarind duck dish.

Service is always excellent even when busy.

1  Thank Caroline R
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

In South Woodford..been twice now. ..food is great as is presentation. Place is always packed. Reasonably priced off main menu or slightly cheaper if set specials selected. Friendly staff.

1  Thank Anna 1
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Purple Thai is a good place that serves authentic Thai food in South Woodford. They have a few combinations that one could choose from and the chef knows his stuff well. They serve Thai beer (and wine) too which kinda goes well with the food.

Would recommend if you don't have too high expectations from the place. A bit on the pricey side too.

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