Mango Tree is a restaurant that has a fair few things going for it. The location is a major calling card – you can find them on Grosvenor Place in Belgravia, tucked in behind Buckingham Palace and St James’ Park and easily accessible via Victoria station and Hyde Park Corner – and their menu attracts attention from all over London. Their take on Thai cuisine brings together the main regions of the country: seafood from the coast, Chinese influences from the central areas, spice from the south and rich, mild dishes from the north. Book a table and head to Mango Tree to taste them all.
Mango Tree boasts one of the most exclusive addresses in London, situated as they are in the heart of Belgravia, with the Queen herself as a near neighbour in Buckingham Palace. The opinions of the monarch on Thai food aren’t widely known – though she probably loves a jungle curry as much as anyone – but if she was wanting some, she need only wander around the corner to Mango Tree on Grosvenor Place to pick some up. She wouldn’t be disappointed either: the menu she would find on arrival is packed with all the Thai favourites that the British public know and love.
While one can pick up all the classics of Thai cuisine at Mango Tree – the pad Thai, the green and red curries, the tom yum soup and the grilled satay – you would be remiss to pass up on the house signature dishes. Choo chee black cod is served with sweet basil and pea aubergine in a rich red curry sauce, the gae yang is a grilled rack of lamb with mushrooms and a homemade sauce and the pla rad prig song kruang is a deep-fried sea bass with a sweet, sour and spice-laden sauce. Reserve a table at Mango Tree on Grosvenor Place in Belgravia for one of the best Thai meals to be found anywhere in London.
We were a party of 4. We were very happy with our visit to mango tree, we had been there once before and remembered it being good then, so was a obvious choice when we wanted to take our mum out for her 70th birthday. As before we weren't disappointed, we had a lovely evening and were treated with great care from the moment we walked in the door. We will certainly be returning without a second thought and would recommend it to anyone.
Not cheap but a good experience, especially if you are from the Provinces! Menu offers choices seldom, if ever, seen outside London. Will be back.
Amazing service and waiting staff. Had reserved table and was seated and served very quickly would definitely go back. Drinks were amazing and food was cooked well.