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8-42 St. Davids Square | Lockes Wharf, London E1 6RU, England
+44 20 7987 7999
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (42 reviews)
“curry” (26 reviews)
“mixed starter” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
££ - £££
8-42 St. Davids Square | Lockes Wharf, London E1 6RU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This use to be our favourite Thai takeout ( as such the food is ok but don’t expect anything special, and the interior is a little disappointing and outdated!) I rung for a collection order tonight, and got told “one moment”, 2 minutes later I’m...More

2  Thank Richard C
Kinkao_Thai, Owner at Kinkao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We always try to be polite and courteous at all times however I have no choice but to state bluntly that you are lying because this is not at all what happened. You called to place an order, the call dropped out and we called...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since the change of name and ownership a couple of years ago this venue has improved and always we have been impressed with the freshly produced dishes served. Waiting staff are attentive and the food is reliable. A lovely location on the river overlooking Greenwich...More

Thank bcollins1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the Sunday buffet which is advertised as being served from 12-4. Got there at 2:45 and most of the main meal choices had gone and were not stocked up so couldn't have much. What we did have was nice though! Buffet certainly isn't...More

Thank Lawrence R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing exciting about this restaurant, the phad thai was mediocre, service was luke warm, it's also abit pricey, have eaten better food elsewhere. However the restaurant has good decor, parking is a plus.

Thank americandaddy123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first went to Kinkao about 3 years ago I believe and loved the food. The restaurant was located in Brick Lane at the time and was a very cosy, beautifully decorated Thai restaurant in the middle of lots of Indian restaurants. I loved it...More

Thank Miranda L
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant quite often over the last few years, under their old name and new, but I have noticed that the quality of the experience has dropped recently. When we were last there the manager walked us to our table, dumped the...More

2  Thank Limehousegourmet
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I recently visited this place with my family. I ordered set meal for 4 and a particular fish dish from the menu and one round of drinks, The food itself was not up to my taste buds not edible for me. My 10 year old...More

1  Thank Mrt00
Kinkao_Thai, Owner at Kinkao, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

I'm very sorry for the mistake that was made on your bill, this was not deliberate at all and when you checked with the manager he acknowledged a mistake had been made. We serve more than 200 customers every week and if we did things...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Very authentic Thai menu. Food was delicious and obviously prepared by Thai culinary experts. Well priced too considering the proximity to Canary Wharf. I recommend the 'Jungle Curry' but you might need a tissue for your brow ! Enjoy.

Thank 172Dave
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Service was slow but in all fairness, there was a couple of big parties. Staff was actually pleasant. Atmosphere was good as we sat outside. They call themselves Thai food but there is no pork on the menu! What the hell? Disappointed and no pork...More

Thank LondonJerome
Kinkao_Thai, Manager at Kinkao, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

All of our Chefs are Thai nationals who have learnt their craft in their native Thailand and we believe that the flavour of our cuisine is as close to dining in Thailand as you can currently find in London. It is a misconception that all...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We came to London this weekend purely to come to this restaurant. We had been for lunch earlier in the year and were very impressed so decided to come back one evening. We had prawn toast and chicken satay to start. We then had pad...More

Thank Gina H
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Questions & Answers
3 February 2018|
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Response from Kinkao_Thai | Property representative |
We do have our own free customer car park. Google maps can send you to the residential block and if this happens, please come back out to the main road and turn right and right again (you will see Chase Evans Estate agents... More
Gareth J
12 March 2017|
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Response from Kinkao_Thai | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do sell Chang beer in bottles. We also sell Singha and Tiger in Bottles and Singha in Draft. I hope this helps, Kind regards, Kinkao
28 June 2015|
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Response from Kinkao_Thai | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your enquiry and sorry for the late reply, its been very busy all day today. Yes, all of our food is 100% Halal and of course you won't find any pork dishes on our menu at all. Please don't hesitate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-42 St. Davids Square | Lockes Wharf, London E1 6RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7987 7999
  • E-mail
Fine Dining in London, Thai Style. Traditional Thai hospitality and what we genuinely believe to be the Best Thai Restaurant in London.
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