About Nakhon Thai

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For a meal that highlights the best flavours of the Thai kitchen, head over to Nakhon Thai Restaurant in London’s Docklands and be swept away by the taste of coconut, chilli, galangal, lemongrass and a wide range of other fresh Thai ingredients. From their stunning waterfront location on the eastern side of the Royal Victoria Docks, Nakhon Thai London serves dishes that are completely halal, made with local produce and seafood brought in fresh daily from Spitalfields and Billingsgate markets. Enjoy a selection of mocktails to whet your appetite before chowing down. Reserving ahead is essential for a meal at this upscale Thai restaurant.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Nakhon Thai
1 Dock Road, Docklands
London E16 1AH

Menu Highlights



Satay Gai

Tender chicken breast, chargrilled and served with peanut sauce

Tod Mun Pla

Thai spicy deep-fried fish cakes served with cucumber relish

Nakhon Thai Platter

A delicious 6 combinations of Chicken and Beef Satay, Tod Mun Pla, Thai Dumpling, Som Tum Salad and Thai Prawns Toast



A vegetarian version of Tom Yum soup with baby corn and mushrooms


A delightful chicken and mushroom soup, rich with coconut milk and fragrant with elusive flavour of galangal


Classic and flavourful but spicy hot and sour soup with prawns, mushrooms and lemongrass


Pad Thai Gai

Thai-style noodles with chicken

Pad Thai Jay

Thai-style noodles with tofu and cashew nuts

Pad Thai Goong

Thai-style noodles with prawn

More about Nakhon Thai, London

At Waterfront Studios on Dock Road – close to ExCel London International Exhibition Centre, Royal Victoria DLR station and Emirates cable car station – Nakhon Thai Restaurant is all about elegance whether you’re dining indoors or al fresco. Given London’s rather famous reputation for rain it’s probably more likely you’ll be dining indoors, but do not fear, the main dining area is stylish and equipped with a cocktail bar, and there’s also a lovely and intimate mezzanine area. This restaurant is very possibly one of the most pleasant in Docklands to enjoy Thai cuisine that goes way beyond the London norm.

We say beyond the norm because although Nakhon Thai London makes use of classic Thai ingredients, there’s a definite feel of gourmet with each beautifully-presented plate. You’d be wise to try the himmaparn (stir-fried chicken with cashew), pad phad khing (roasted duck sauteed with mushrooms, pineapple, ginger and spring onion) or the vegetarian Monk’s Delight with green curry, basil and eggplant. Any of those, or anything off the chef’s special menu; they’re nothing short of delightful. Nakhon Thai Restaurant is a gem of Docklands and of London, and its set menus are very much worth a shot as well.

132 Nakhon Thai Reviews

132 Reviews
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
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Taylor R.24 days ago · 1 review

The food here is delicious! Always cooked so well and full of flavour. The restaurant has a good atmosphere and is decorated in keeping with its Thai theme. The staff here are so friendly and attentive. This is defiantly one of my favourite restaurants! 10*

Anita P.a month ago · 1 review

Excellent service and food. Great value. The beef Thai green curry was great. The jungle curry is thin but very spicy. Would defo come back again

Rosie F.a month ago · 1 review

Great service & excellent food. We had actually been thoffered previous night & enjoyed it so much, we went again. Was defiantly a great find near our hotel. Extremely reasonable prices as well.

Smith C.a month ago · 4 reviews

Delicious food. Friendly staff. Expensive but it was worth it definitely good for a special occasion. They had a couple of birthdays but it wasn’t noisy. Views are lovely over the docks too. Will be back.

Harjit J.10 months ago · 1 review

The 'view' isn't great.. even if you are seated by the window. However the great food makes up for it. The decor of the restaurant is really nice. It has an authentic Thai touch. Service at Nakhon Thai was great. Okay, so we were a party of 2 on a Monday evening and it was pretty much dead, but the staff was very polite, well versed in their menu - at least in regards with our questions. To top it all, the food was very affordable. I've had food local to me (deep in East London) which cost more, and was not nearly as good as Nakhon Thai. Fully recommend this place and I will be returning soon :)

Ravi R.a year ago · 1 review

Absolutely brilliant restaurant. It's in s lovely location. We sat upstairs, near the window which was pretty much requested when we got there and the staff were very accommodating. It was a beautiful view of the Royal Docks. The food along with the service was also fantastic. A must try place for sure. Cannot wait to go back when it gets warmer. Thanks Nakhon Thai!

Andrew A.a year ago · 1 review

I have recently moved to Royal Victoria Docks and decided to try Nakhon Thai as it is so close to where I now live. The service was great, the food was outstanding and even the wine was exceptional. I really enjoyed my visit and will certainly be returning again and again. I am so happy that Nakhon is my local Thai restaurant!

Colin S.5 months ago · 1 review

Two of us enjoyed dinner at Nakhon Thai on a Thursday evening. This was our first visit, and we found a restaurant that had a genuinely Thai aroma. We sat at a small table upstairs, with a good view over the restaurant below. We were efficiently served with good typically Thai food by smiling friendly people! We chose the non vegetarian 4 course banquet which was varied and delicious.

Jahangir A.9 months ago · 1 review

Great staff ! Great Food ! Some what on the pricey side ! I paid for set menu for 2, and 4 Drinks ! Roughly 82 nuggets for the meal ! But it's worth it ! Highly recommend, the view was great from upstairs ! Oo forgot to mention the theme and staff clothing ! Thanks for having us & The two brothers in the holiday style white shirts where great service ! Making sure we enjoyed and had enough to eat & drink ! Will come again ! Maybe discounts for the regular guys & promo discounts for returning customer would be a good add on !!

Hannah M.2 years ago · 1 review

I was very impressed with my visit to Nakhon Thai. The staff went out of their way to provide excellent service (we sat outside in the evening but they assured us that if we got a bit chilly it would be no problem to move us inside) and the food and cocktails were delicious.