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Harden's says

This mushrooming chain of Thai cafes swells its ranks with a new site in Brixton's Atlantic Road. The 74-cover restaurant is set over two floors.

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£42
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “lovely Thai food” at these reliable cafés is “impressively authentic given that they are a chain”“excellent value” and “fast”, if occasionally let down by “iffy service”. Founded in 2008 by Saiphin and Alex Moore, who inherited the name of their first East End site, the group has 18 branches in London and expanded to Liverpool, Manchester, Reading (delivery only) and Leeds following the sale of a majority stake to US investors. The couple also have two spin-offs, Lao Café in Covent Garden and the new Chinese noodle bar Hoh Sek in St Katharine Docks.

Summary

£42
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2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “lovely Thai food” at these reliable cafés is “impressively authentic given that they are a chain”“excellent value” and “fast”, if occasionally let down by “iffy service”. Founded in 2008 by Saiphin and Alex Moore, who inherited the name of their first East End site, the group has 15 branches in London and expanded to Liverpool and Leeds this year following the sale of a majority stake to US investors. The couple also have two spin-offs, Lao Café in Covent Garden and the new Chinese noodle bar Hoh Sek in St Katharine Docks.

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£46
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “cheap and tasty Thai food” at this fast-growing chain “hits a decent standard despite its many branches” and its delivered by “friendly, speedy staff” making them “a good stand-by option”. Founders Saiphin and Alex Moore, who opened the original branch in 2008, have recently sold a majority stake to US investors TriSpan.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “hectic” and “cheerful” Thai café chain has grown apace over the years. Compared with the early days (when “the original E1 branch set the standards for the roll-out”) its spicy fare is probably “nothing to write home about”, but most reports still say it’s “tasty and fresh” and “really well priced”.

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