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Patara - Soho

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About Patara - Soho

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 Soho, on famous Greek Street close to Tottenham Court Road and Covent Garden, Patara’s kitchen uses exotic meats, seafood, vegetables and spices to create incredibly luxurious Southeast Asian dishes. Patara is truly exceptional.

See below for Patara Soho’s menus!

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:30
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:30
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:30
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 23:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 23:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 12:30 - 22:30

Discounts

The discount applies only to the specified times and is exclusive only to online reservations.
You will receive the discount automatically with your online reservation.

Taste of Patara

Description

3 courses for £29 per person. This offer is valid from the 26th June until 30 September 2017 for 2-6 people.

Conditions

"Inclusive VAT. Discretionary 12.5% service charge is added. Two hours turnaround times from your booking time. A vegetarian option is not available. This menu offer is not conjunction with any offer. Terms and conditions apply. Please inform the staff of any allergies and special dietary requirements. Some dishes may contain traces of nut, gluten, dairy, or other allergens."

Patara - Soho, 15 Greek Street, W1D 4DP London

Further Information

Check out Patara Soho’s a la carte and Christmas menus!

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 Soho 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 exploring the bustling London neighbourhood of Soho that surrounds Patara’s Greek 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 Soho 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.

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CHEF'S CHOICE

279 Reviews

5.1 /6 Excellent 279 Reviews
Food: heavenly
Atmosphere: entertaining
Quality/Price: cheap
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Noise: quiet
Service: friendly
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1 review so far 6
26.06.2017 09:44

what a fantastic restaurant this is! lovely staff and fantastic food! I highly recommend it. the banquet is a lovely selection of tasty dishes. been here a few times and plan to return!

2 reviews so far 6
22.06.2017 10:22

Great. Polite service/ delicious meal. Physical environment is spacious and quietly comfortable. Food variety is varied and would certainly plan to return with guests on future visit

2 reviews so far 6
21.06.2017 08:30

Very nice Thai, conveniently next to the Teathre, so we enjoyed a perfect dinner date. We had the Patara banquet (x2) and we found it to be good value for money.

1 review so far 6
18.06.2017 21:00

Couldn't recommend it more. Amazing food, the service was wonderful and the ambience was great. I'll definitely return there again in the very near future.

1 review so far 3
02.06.2016 08:16

The restaurant itself is lovely and the food is exquisite. However, we ordered at around 9pm, starters, drinks and mains for a group of 5. Drinks arrived promptly, starter arrived about 30mins later with only half of what we had ordered, after a further 20mins of waiting and us calling the waiter who insisted the food was being cooked did he then realise he hadn't put the order for the other half of the starters through. Another 20mins went by and the starters came. Delicious as expected. We ordered another round of drinks after and waited. At around 10:20 we enquired about our mains, again waiter explained that the food was on its way. 10:50 and still nothing, baring in mind half the restaurant was empty, again waiter insists the food was being cooked and would arrive promptly. 11:15 and the waiter explains that yet again the order was not passed on to the kitchen. Food arrived around 15-20mins later and was delicious. We were given a complimentary bottle of wine as an apology, however the second we finished our main course we were hurried out which meant we couldn't enjoy the bottle of wine and left half of it. I have heard excellent reviews about this chain, however I was really not impressed with the service and could not understand why the waiter did not check to see what was going on with our food in the kitchen instead of simply insisting it was on its way after making us wait for so long. For the price the food is worth it and there is a nice atmosphere in the restaurant. I don't know if it was just our bad luck but I won't be returning for a while.

1 review so far 5
17.02.2017 08:17

Amazing food as always! This is one of my favourite higher-end Thai restaurants in London! Whilst not the cheapest you get what you pay for as the food is consistently delicious, simply but beautifully executed and I always struggle to make a choice on just one starter! We usually sit upstairs but last night it was full when we arrived for our booking at 7.30 so they placed us downstairs which was empty at first and so felt a bit odd. However it did so fill up! My only minor criticism is that drinks ordered took a while to make it to the table. Book this place for a treat and you won't fail to impress!! Do it in advance Thu to Sat as it's very popular.

1 review so far 6
26.10.2016 18:27

I went for my partners birthday and the food was fantastic! I contacted the restaurant beforehand if it was ok to bring a cake in the morning of the day of my reservation to surprise my partner with. They happily agreed and on the morning I gave them the cake and candles and asked if they could bring the cake out for dessert. In the evening after our amazing meal they brought out the cake and everyone in the restaurant sang happy birthday to my partner. It was a great night and I will definitely be dining here again.

2 reviews so far 6
21.03.2016 22:12

I went with a group of six people for my birthday. The menu was diverse and plenty of options for banquet, set menu or your own selection. There was also a very good drinks menu with a wide selection. We were made to feel very welcome but were not overpowered. The food was amazing, very fresh and generous portions, definitely a fine dining experience. The waiting staff found out it was my birthday and brought me a complimentary chocolate dessert with a candle! We were all very impressed with the restaurant, staff and above all food

1 review so far 6
17.08.2016 11:02

The ambience was really nice. The food was amazing 10/10. A bit pricey but was well worth it. Best thai food i have had in ages. Order a mixed starter which cost £25 plus a tom yum soup with jumbo prawns for the hubby .Phad thai noodles with jumbo prawns patang beef were amazing. Hubby had two beers i had large glase of rose all came to £109. Oh and a side rice which we didnt even need was so stuffed and optional water bottle. Like i said expensive but great for special occasdions.

1 review so far 6
09.01.2017 10:01

Has long been one of my favourite London restaurants. They are back on top form with a slightly revised menu. Excellent food - the best Thai around. Superb service (albeit slightly heavy handed with the water and wine). Brilliant wine and cocktails list. Ambience just right. Nearly lost a star for telling us they'd closed the kitchen at 1400 - why would a restaurant do this? But overall worthy of the top mark. I'll keep on going if they keep up these standards (and don't close the kitchen too swiftly).

2 reviews so far 5
04.05.2017 07:59

Really delicious food, very attentive staff innitially and very friendly. We ordered one of the banquets. Unfortunately as the night went on, it was difficult to get a staff members attention to order our meals, re-order wine and ask for the bill. It appears as the restaurant got more busier the less attentice staff were. Despite this, we still had a great time, the restaurant has great ambience and the food is gorgeous and delicious too! Plenty of food given on the banquet, great value for money!

1 review so far 4
25.09.2016 09:57

Went to Patara with 3 friends. The food was wonderful and waitresses efficient and courteous but and for us it was a big minus - our reservation was at 6 and at 7.30 literally having just finished eating, still enjoying our wine we were asked to leave the table and sit in the bar area, the two tables in that area were occupied. Managers solution ask one of the couples to move. i realise that the majority of restaurants have a two hour window but being asked to leave the table after an hour and a half is taking the biscuit and it wasn't a cheap meal.

1 review so far 6
18.12.2016 15:35

Patara was great. Excellent service, always tending to your needs. The table was reserved and ready for us when we arrived. The food was excellent. We'll definitely be coming here again. The only negative point was that they mistakenly put a £150 bottle of wine onto our bill which was quickly corrected after we spotted the mistake, so just perhaps look out for this. Otherwise, no complaints. Great food!

1 review so far 4
20.04.2016 22:30

Lovely restaurant, However, waited 25 mins to order drinks, eventually I got up went tongue bar myself. This was at 7.00, not busy, bar staff chatting at the bar. They brought the drinks over. Guys, when a customer orders a gin & tonic yes pour the gun, yes a slice of Lime, but NO.. Do not pour the tonic, that's for the customer. You drowned the gin with flat tonic, not enough ice, drink ruined. Food was good, sadly physically not hot enough. Like the venue, would go one more time but it's all about the service & you lacked in that department.

1 review so far 4
23.02.2016 09:26

A fabulous restaurant with lovely food however we waited a long time to order (at 6pm and the restaurant wasn't very full) and when we kept asking to order we were told that her colleague would be along soon. Both with the starter and the main they tried to take away my plate when my friends were still eating. They also tried to take away our second bowl of prawn crackers that we had ordered even though they were half full. Have eaten here a number of times before and will do again but they need to work on these little mistakes.

1 review so far 6
05.04.2016 11:18

Excellent food. Perfect balance off Thai flavors. I am normally not a fan of fine Asian cuisine as when in Asia I always opt for eating street food however, Patara Soho is very authentic.

1 review so far 5
20.11.2016 23:36

We thought the food very good, although unusually for a Thai cuisine restaurant, the main course dishes were individual and could not be shared. Service was generally good, but oddly one of the three of us had a very long wait for coffee - after realising the first waiter had forgotten, he alerted a second, who did the same! Eventually, a third member of staff rescued him, and the coffee was produced quite quickly after he had spoken to her.

10 reviews so far 6
27.08.2016 23:19

Wow! Wow! Wow! This restaurant is amazing ... A fantastic greeting from the staff upon arrival. The food is exquisite! My husband I shared sweetcorn fritters and prawn salad to start - incredible flavours!! Then I had lobster green curry - out of this world!! My husband had prawns in chilli - delicious! With some gentle steamed rice. Perfect!!!

1 review so far 4
14.10.2016 18:16

Food was excellent as always but the service could have been more attentive and sophisticated. We were placed on a hidden table squashed in the corner of the restaurant by the stairs when all the other tables were available. This has happened the last 3 times I have been and considering I visit frequently, it has slightly altered my experience of the restaurant. The restaurant is my favourite restaurant in London and I absolutely love the quality of the food here but was slightly disappointed by the service.

5 reviews so far 5
26.02.2016 22:18

Restaurant were full, but atmosphere and service were quite good. Taste was really superb as always. I'll recommend this restaurant to my friends. Patara Soho is the best among the Patara restaurant chains.

1 review so far 4
24.02.2016 09:18

Food fantastic. We went at lunchtime on a Saturday however and it was virtually empty. We were told kitchen closed at 2.30pm so we had to order all our food before then. Including dessert. So that wasn't ideal. The bar closed at 3.30pm and we had to order all our drinks before then. Quite pricey drinks and food but the food itself was really superb and worth a visit for that. However I would recommend an evening visit!

1 review so far 6
01.11.2016 09:28

Had the Patara Banquet set menu. Not cheap, but you get so much food for your money. The Crisp Sea Bass in Tamarind Sauce a personal favourite. My partner and I agreed the Dark Chocolate Pudding was probably the best dessert we'd ever had. So yeah, it's a pretty top place!

1 review so far 5
10.01.2017 07:52

The food and the service were amazing. All in all a very positive experience and I would highly recommend going there for a lovely dining experience. They made a mistake with my whiskey, but that is just a minor issue when considering how friendly everyone was. The restaurant is also well designed and is a good place to take your date.

5 reviews so far 5
03.03.2017 12:00

Great tasty food. Especially the lamb shank Massaman curry and black cod in ginger. Jasmine tea is also recommended. The only reason for a 5 instead of a 6 is that it was very busy and it was difficult to hear each other as noise levels were high. If you've tasted authentic Thai food then you'll love it here.

1 review so far 5
14.03.2016 12:25

The restaurant was lovely, as was the food and service. We were seated downstairs which is not as nice as the top floor but it was a Saturday night. There was a large party who were being very loud and raucous which slightly spoiled our evening. However this of course was beyond the control of the restaurant.

1 review so far 6
04.05.2017 07:38

Best Thai Food we've eaten this side of Thailand. We had the lovely tasting menu: although it was much food, we ate it all because it was so good. Service was great. Only negative point was that we found that the courses followed each other too quick.

1 review so far 6
05.04.2017 21:13

Awesome food, awesome service. Arrived slightly early but the friendly staff were able to accommodate us. Service was spot on, attentive but not overly so. The food was plentiful and so tasty - fantastic! The best Thai I've found in London ... and I've tried a few!

1 review so far 6
09.03.2016 10:38

Food was amazing, our table was not the best but still okay.service was good, however we had to wait to be seated for 10min plus they gave us a drink menu in the meantime but never came to take the orther. Other than that all was good.

1 review so far 5
30.11.2016 18:09

Really nice restaurant, the sauce on the beef cheek curry was exquisite, however I found the meat a little too chewy, given the price. The mixed platter starter worked very nicely for 2. Service was very good throughout. Would go again, though it's a bit out of my budget for anything other than a one off!

1 review so far 6
04.04.2017 14:03

Had the most amazing lunch - chose from the à la carte menu so had several different starters which were all delicious. Prawn and chicken Pad Thai were amazing and the beef curry was given a big thumbs up! The staff were very friendly and attentive.

1 review so far 6
02.06.2017 23:42

We had to rush to get to the theatre which meant we were unable to enjoy the ambience of the restaurant but the food and service was exceptional! The staff were really friendly and took great care to ensure we wouldn't miss our show. Superb Thai!!

1 review so far 3
08.10.2016 22:57

Three big mistakes made with our orders, similar happened with our previous visit. Food quality good once they get the orders correct. Shame as we really like the place but feel let down with all the errors that were made with our orders. Wrong starter, duck instead of chicken and forgot rice. The staff should repeat everything back to their customers to try and avoid mistakes. Waiter did appear to hear us clearly at the time so we can only assume he keyed in the wrong information onto his iPad.

1 review so far 5
04.11.2016 11:03

The food was good! I got the King Prawn Pad Thai which is made so well and my partner got the Lamb Chops and papaya salad. I greatly appreciate the attentive service we received! I just haven't given it 6 because it is quite a busy atmosphere (we went on a Thursday evening).

1 review so far 6
09.09.2016 09:09

I have just got back from working in Thailand and so was hoping for the same authentic welcome and quality of food - Patara did not disappoint. I would highly recommend the mango cheesecake - it was delicious. The service was very good too.

2 reviews so far 6
25.03.2017 09:31

Patara Soho was fantastic! Ate there prior to theatre and alerted the staff to our need for timely service and departure time to make the theatre start. Service was quick, pleasant and timely. Ordered two of their signature dishes and both were outstanding.

1 review so far 6
03.02.2016 08:15

Great food and service - table initially a little small for two and the set Patara banquet feast but they helped by pushing another table together. Set Banquet pretty awesome especially with the Lobster Pad thai - make sure you are hungry !!

1 review so far 5
07.02.2017 14:45

The food was amazing, really great Thai food, and the staff were lovely. It's nicely located in the Soho area and just a short walk to the local theaters. My only gripe, because I'm a tight-arse, is that it's not the cheapest. That being said, I would most definitely recommend it.

2 reviews so far 5
06.07.2016 11:49

My friend and I had the set menu which was very delicious. There was a lot of food, and it was great to try something different. Very large group of people were very loud. Would have been better if the large group was not seated in the middle of the restaurant.

1 review so far 6
31.05.2017 09:12

Lovely atmosphere, food very tasty would highly recommend. It was my boyfriend's birthday so they were very accommodating and produced a chocolate pudding with a candle in and sang happy birthday which really made the night, really pleased with the whole experience.

1 review so far 4
06.03.2016 00:52

Great place , good food , not the best we have eaten but it was fair , to be honest the food was a little over priced for what it was and for the price I'd expect a little better quality of food , the scallop's to me were a little under cooked , and the pak choi a little over cooked

3 reviews so far 6
05.10.2016 11:50

My second visit to Patara (Soho) was as pleasurable as my first. Beautifully prepared food in attractive room (with kind acoustic and no music!!) and loveliest service imaginable. This is Thai food at its more elegant and can't wait to return.

1 review so far 6
30.05.2016 21:54

Delicious authentic food and an excellent range of choice. Starters, mains and desserts all delicious - I can highly recommend the soft shell crab salad, massaman curry and tamarind duck. Fantastic service from friendly, polite staff in a lovely peaceful restaurant.

1 review so far 6
19.03.2017 12:31

Absolutely outstanding !!! Food was exquisite. We had the set menu for 2, it was stunning ! The best Thai I've had in London. Thoroughly recommend u try this restaurant ! If u love Thai, it's a must !! Enjoy xx

7 reviews so far 2
02.08.2016 23:50

2 years ago i had a great meal + service- fast forward to today and both the meal + service was mediocre at best. All dishes were over-salted; the king prawns undercooked; staff were not very friendly (just very matter-of-fact and no expressions on their faces); we waited more than 20 minutes after our starter to get the main course which i had to followup twice to ask. A feeble apology was attempted, but even the manager didn't come over to extend an apology. I can understand a slow kitchen on a Saturday night when the tables are full, but this was a half-filled Tuesday evening. i am disappointed and will no longer be recommending Patara to guests or friends. What a pity...

7 reviews so far 5
23.01.2015 21:42

great service and excellent food. No matter people had reservations or walked-in, everybody was seated. something that happens rarely these days. the aromas and food brought me right back to Thailand - one of our favorite SE Asian countries. a bit pricey but i loved the meal.

1 review so far 6
24.11.2015 16:28

It's the second time that I have dinner at Patara and the food is absolutely amazing. The service is very good and the atmosphere is also excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant. It has become one of my favourites.

5 reviews so far 6
02.10.2015 10:36

As someone who comes from Asia I always have reservation about South East Asian food abroad. Turned out to be nice Thai food & good atmosphere to chat & catch up with friend though the price is quite steep.

2 reviews so far 4
29.03.2016 20:18

I love Thai food and Patara is not bad for food. The service is very slow though. I waited for over 10min and no one came to ask me if I need any drink so I have to ask for it. The food is okay but the dessert, the chocolate pudding in Patara banquet menu is quite disappointing.

1 review so far 4
20.11.2016 11:34

The ambience and staff were excellent, however I didn't think the food tasted true thai. I felt that all the starters and our mains were catered for English people. So it wasn't really spicy or real thai tasting! I'm disappointed as it was a birthday treat for my husband. It was very expensive for what it was.

1 review so far 6
10.05.2017 14:35

Seriously delicious Thai food, a real step above anything else I have had in this country. Delicious sea bass and pineapple prawn curry. And excellent swift service (we were having dinner before the theatre). Will return (already booked!)