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“Good for a informal meal in a relaxed setting.”
Review of Firefly

Firefly
Ranked #3,930 of 23,854 Restaurants in London
Price range: US$7 - US$12
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Takeout
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Firefly is really a bar that does good Thai food. It's not huge and since word has got round it can get quite busy. When it first started doing Thai there was a small area visible at the back where the food was being cooked, they've now closed this off and slightly enlarged the seating area. The menu is pretty comprehensive and we've never had any complaints. They do a good range of "craft" and imported beers which whilst not cheap, (a recurring theme in Balham) are well kept and go down well with the food. It's also apparent that many just go for a drink and their range of cocktails seem quite popular. The staff are always friendly and efficient. I'd have to agree with another's observation about the football being put on unnecessarily loudly, as this detracts from the places ambience especially if you don't like soccer!

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Reviewed 19 April 2014

What a great place this is! The food here is faultless, full of flavour and such good value. I have been in a few times and the atmosphere is always vibrant, the staff are really friendly and always put the customer first. I highly recommend this place for a genuine Thai meal.

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Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

The Thai food is great. Can't speak highly enough of it.
The staff are friendly and helpful.
Only downside was the atmosphere. The football is put on quite loud, so we moved down to near the door and there were some (what seemed to be) locals talking so loud it was ridiculous. Also, people smoke right by the door and it drifts in throughout the pub.

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Reviewed 29 January 2014

I was introduced to this bar/restaurant by a friend and have been back since with my 21-year-old daughter. The atmosphere is very relaxed, it is a bar but you can order food at the table (and also since it is not a restaurant you can just go for drinks and nibbles). The mixed starters were really good, and so were all the mains that we've tried. And totally affordable!! Definitely looking forward to going back again soon

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Thank Valeria27m
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Reviewed 6 December 2013

I was very impressed with the thai curry at Firefly, so much so that I am booked in to go for my birthday. Nice big portions, for a very decent price, tastey prawns, nice and spicy and 241 mojitos to go with it, during happy hour. A lovely evening! This place gets it right.

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