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“Delicious Thai food!!”

The Hammersmith Cafe
Ranked #14,076 of 22,564 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: this is a very small restaurant that does not have a web site. However, it is near to my house and we visit it about once a week. Easily, the best Thai food in London. https://maps.google.co.uk/maps/place?q=The+Hammersmith+Cafe+&hl=en&cid=7290619508175860191
London, United Kingdom
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“Delicious Thai food!!”
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We love Thai food and my husband and I found this little gem many years ago. At first glance, you might not think it is even a restaurant but once you go inside, you will discover that many people actually go in and could be packed in a moment. Not your usual swanky or posh Thai restaurant but if you are looking for Authentic Thai food and good service, then I would highly recommend this place!

  • Visited March 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“A Little gem”
Reviewed 24 November 2012

You think you are walking into a builders cafe, which I understand in the day the place is used as a breakfast cafe, please do not let this put you off. The place was packed to the brim and after eating the food I can see why. You take your own wine or beer 2 pound for corkage for wine and 90p for beer, you can also buy soft drinks.
The menu has lots of choice, the prawn crackers were wonderful and we had some mixed starters, and variety of main courses, food served piping hot and good size portions. Have eaten lots of thai food in London and this is one of the best!! small venue but a good relaxed feeling and no pressure to vacant your table. would go back without hesitation cost approx 15 per head

  • Visited November 2012
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London
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“Excellent Thai food, brilliant value, clean, simple, BYO”
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Not a luxury date venue, and slightly packed together tables, but this place was brilliant. Quality of food and variety of menu was excellent. It's just opposite the cinema, but I'd actually make the trip to go here, and would prefer to spend my money in here on food than in the Hampshire hog nearby (but go there for a drink before, to make it a more special night!). Great of mates, family, dinner on own if in nearby hotels. I was most surprised that my clothes didn't smell of the fast food from earlier in the day. I will be Going back again next week. If you want posh food near by - go for indian zing, or Hampshire hog. If you want great quality, excellent taste, and value for money (inc BYO) - come here.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank ClareCHS
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London, United Kingdom
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“Cheap & cheerful with good food”
Reviewed 4 November 2012

I've only ever been here in the evening and it has always been packed so it's good to book although it's not essential if you don't mind waiting until a table becomes free.

It's definitely not a smart restaurant although it seems to have had a coat of paint since my previous visit. Lot's of plus points as the food is cheap & good and the service willing and cheerful. The BYO policy helps keep diners costs low as the corkage cheap (£2 for a bottle of wine & 90p for one of beer or cider)

The only negatives for me are the dire weak coffee & the considerably less than lovely loo's which would benefit from the a visit by a plumber.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank CarolRichmond
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London, United Kingdom
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“excellent thai cafe”
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Brilliant local cafe.
We never go for breakfast, so I've no idea what their fry-ups are like, but its always full of people tucking in. After 11 they start serving their Thai food which is great.
Its cheap, simple, and fresh food, served quickly. Sometimes you have to share your table as it is quite a small place but if you're sitting there reading the paper, no one will harass you to leave.
A favourite local place of ours

  • Visited September 2012
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