Patara stands for Thai food excellence and a host of other superlative attributes, it’s that simple. Patara is a worldwide family of restaurants that set unparalleled standards for fine Thai dining. Their chefs undergo formal training in Thailand before embarking on their journey to bring the complex culinary traditions of the Land of Smiles to the world. Here in London’s Oxford Circus, on Maddox Street at the corner with Regent Street, Patara’s kitchen uses exotic meats, seafood, vegetables and spices to create incredibly luxurious Southeast Asian dishes. Patara is truly exceptional.
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Patara is a name synonymous around the world with the finest Thai cuisine. There are a number of restaurants under the Patara umbrella in London, and here at the group’s Oxford Circus restaurant, the high standards upheld by each and every restaurant hold sway – nothing less would do in one of London’s most fashionable neighbourhoods. Indeed, if you happen to find yourself hungry after shopping in the bustling retail precinct of Oxford Street that surrounds Patara’s Maddox Street address, why not opt for a Southeast Asian feast with all the gourmet trappings?
Patara’s chefs create seasonal menus with a focus on delicate flavours and elegant fine dining presentation. Fish dishes include sea bass and blackened cod, poached king scallops and rock lobster tails. Meat dishes range from exotic wild boar steaks, Thai-style curries of veal osso bucco and tender beef sautéed in cracked black pepper sauce with Asian mushrooms. The dessert menu is light and modern with pineapple carpaccio and coconut tart with stem ginger ice cream underscoring the restaurant’s ability to make unusual fusion dishes rooted in Thai and Southeast Asian traditions. As for the atmosphere and decor, here in Oxford Circus Patara is true to its reputation for smart settings in which to dine. Be sure to make a reservation beforehand given that Patara is widely regarded as one of London’s top Thai restaurant destinations.
Excellent food, nice atmosphere, and pleasant surroundings all made for a good evening with a group of four friends who had not seen each other for many months!
Amazing Food! Such amazing staff - super friendly - food of high quality and always a classic when in London! Wonderful ambience as well - would come back again!
Beautiful venue with awesome thai food and great cocktails with a thai twist. A little pricey but worth it - especially for a special occasion.
My friends and I dined at Patara in London last night, I had a great meal with wonderful friends and delicious food. We'll be back...
WE arrived earlier than our booked time, but they were pleased to welcome us. When booking I had requested a quiet table as I am deaf and also have hyperacusis. The maitre d' acknowledged my request and showed us through to a table which they had put in an alcove by the window away from the other tables. It was absolutely ideal. We had two gorgeous cocktails to start. I can thoroughly recommend the passion fruit caipirinha , which was just the right balance of sweet and sharp, with a good kick of chahaca to boot. My daughter enjoyed her lychee martini too. We opted for the set menu for two and were not disappointed. Highlights included the most succulent and flavourful chicken satay, and deliciously savoury prawn salad, and some very cute little flower shaped dumplings . And also mustn't forget to mention the fish cakes. All were served with accompanying dipping sauce, peanut sauce and a thai version of bbq/hoisin sauce. And that was just the starters. We had declined the soup, so went straight on to the main courses. The table was heaving with an array of dishes including a chicken and aubergine curry, the most delicately cooked sea bass in a light batter, stir fried vegetables with just the right amount of crunch, a slow cooked fragrant beef dish and sticky rice. We also ordered a Pad Thai as this is my daughter's favourite dish. We had way too much food, but it was so delicious we did our best to eat as much as we could. It would have been nice to have slightly longer between the mains and the dessert, but this didn't disappoint. The chocolate pudding turned out to be a fondant, absolutely oozing with delightful chocolate sauce, and accompanied with a tasty raspberry coulis and some vanilla ice-cream. So despite being full, I managed to find a space to fit it all in.
Patara at Maddox Street is one of my favourite restaurants in London. I discovered it in 2009 and have been bringing friends and family here ever since. The food is always well cooked, subtle in taste and beautifully presented. A wide menu, charming staff and a friendly atmosphere. I have always had a good meal here. Last week's lunch was no exception. One of my guests is coeliac and the staff were most helpful in producing a menu listing all the dishes which were gluten free.
on arrival we found the restaurant did not have our booking!! Kindly make sure that you are both connected otherwise you will have some very disappointing customers. Anyhow they were gracious enough to find us a table after our spending time at the bar having a drink. Most of the dishes were very good but the service from the senior staff was excellent. The serving staff need a little brushing up. We will return to eat there but will ask the kitchen to spice up the green chicken curry which seemed to be made for the UK palette. Overall experience was very good.
Great service, however the staff were a little bit pushy when it came to ordering each round. We had 3 people ask us to have dessert approximately 5 times within 20 minutes. In terms of food, the tuna tarta wasn't as good as expected, the vegetarian green curry was too watery and the pad thai was a little too sweet and lacked flavour. The highlights were the mango salad, summer rolls, lamb shank and sea bass in dry paste (not the broth one).
For us this is always a "must visit" when we're down from Edinburgh and this weekend was as good as ever. The scallops in lime and chilli starter were succulent Kings, the Tom yum with prawns excellent and I would recommend anyone try the stewed beef in coconut milk, not spicy just amazing. ......and a superb Chenin Blanc for £22, can't wait to return!
I've been to the restaurant several times before but the service was extremely poor. I mentioned vegetarian request (as the party of 5 we were all vegs )when I booked (2 days in advance) but they ran out of tofu / which is the main ingredient for 80% of their veg dishes.i wish they had emailed me and told me before I arrived to the restaurant. The waitress was very grumpy while serving and was rude every time we asked for an extra bowl etc The green curry and spicy noodles were good but the service made the experience below par for us. Hopefully they can look into this as it is a good restaurant otherwise.