RestaurantsLondonKing's CrossN1

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Summary

£58
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Some of the “most authentic Thai food you could ever experience in UK is prepared by a Thai chef and team” in the bizarre but “beautiful” surroundings of a florist’s shop, near King’s Cross station, where “the flowers are put aside in the evening to make room for extra tables”. Chef Wichet Khongphoon delivers “incredible” and “powerful” flavours and the “attentive staff give helpful and useful guidance as to the potentially obscure treats” from the “interesting and deeply satisfying” menu. “You can get a green curry (a really good one!), but alongside more unusual starters, there are salads and slow-cooked meats, plus good vegan options with clear allergy pointers too”. “Book well ahead: and you may have to wait for your table even so, as the place is very busy and popular”.

Summary

£54
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“By day a florist, by night an exceptional Thai restaurant” – Wichet Khongphoon’s “refined and authentic” spot in King’s Cross is “one of the best Thai eateries in town” and certainly the most unusual – “it always feels celebratory to eat among the colourful blooms”. The “high-quality and interesting food is not your western-style menu”, but reflects Wichet’s upbringing on Phuket in southern Thailand.

Summary

£50
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A gem” in King’s Cross, this “cosy, flower-filled space” serves some of the “most delicious Thai food in North London”. Wichet Khongphoon, the “friendly and charming owner”, is from Phuket in southern Thailand, and his “small, beautifully executed menu” reflects the cuisine of the region.

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Superb, zesty southern Thai food” has won a sizeable fanclub for this “cramped canteen” in King’s Cross and as a result it’s “frequently full”. It may be “a bit pricier than many such places in London, but that is reflected in the top-notch quality of the food”.

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38 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9DT

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Supawan Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Supawan Restaurant in N1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Supawan restaurant.
Alistair S
lunch in a flower shop, delightful. this is...
Reviewed 3 days ago

"lunch in a flower shop, delightful. this is consistently one of the best Thais in London. Rich deep flavours, appropriate spicing. prices may look a touch above average but portions are generous - shared mains between two often advisable. squid, aubergine and pork belly all excellent on recent visit."

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James A
A great local. Friendly and tasty Thai thou...
Reviewed 2 months, 15 days ago

"A great local. Friendly and tasty Thai though one out of four dishes was a bit of a miss. It is now next to the florist with a windowed- door through to it rather being a pings the flowers but still very nice. "

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David F
This is a very busy restaurant and the food...
Reviewed 2 months, 23 days ago

"This is a very busy restaurant and the food makes it clear why. Starters of prawns and stuffed mackerel were very tasty and the sauces were excellent. The waiter surprisingly suggested pairing the main course of sea bass fillet and tamarind sauce with beef cheek in Massaman curry. I was very glad that I took his advice because the blend was delicious."

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Alistair S
who wouldn't enjoy dining in a flower shop?...
Reviewed 6 months, 22 days ago

"who wouldn't enjoy dining in a flower shop? I guess hay-fever sufferers but otherwise this keeps diners well looked after. Spicing is a bit moderated I suspect but rich with enough bite, menu is well thought through, service is cheerful and happy to sell you a shrub on the way out."

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Prices

Starter Main Pudding
£4.00 £22.80 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.50
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
38 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9DT
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9:30 pm

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