True Thai

NewingtonThai
Excellent
5.4/6
37 Reviews

About True Thai

The vibrant and exotic flavours of traditional Thai cuisine are perfected at Edinburgh favourite, True Thai. Specialising in regional Thai and North Eastern Lao cuisine, this Causewayside gem is open for lunch and dinner so you can satisfy those Thai cravings at any time of the day. Close to the University of Edinburgh and famous Arthur’s Seat, True Thai boasts a creative, yet traditional menu with favourites including vegetable tempura, mun wad tan (fried potatoes with plum sauce), delicious soups and an extensive curry, stir-fry and noodle menu available. We recommend the chef's speciality pla seabass true thai, crispy seabass fillet with fresh herbs, ginger, garlic, lemongrass, red onion and cashews – it’s out of this world. Reserve your spot at this relaxed Newington restaurant today!

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 11:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Address

True Thai
49-51 Causewayside, Newington
Edinburgh EH9 1QF

Menu Highlights

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Starters

King Prawn Cocktail

Succulent king prawns on the bed of salad with Thai style cocktail sauce
£4.95

Jerky Pork

Deep fried strips of marinated pork, served with North Eastern Thai style homemade sauce, (chilli, tamarind, roasted ground rice, fish sauce and lime juice)
£4.50

Vegetarian Spring Rolls (V)

Mixture of sweet corn, onion, carrot, bamboo shoot, beansprout, wrapped in a spring roll sheet and golden fried, served with sweet chilli sauce
£3.50

37 True Thai Reviews

Excellent
5.4/6
37 Reviews
Value for money:Great value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Food:Outstanding
Atmosphere:Excellent
Service:Excellent
"Excellent"
6/6
Pauline M.2 months ago · 1 review

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal and service was superb and lovely decor in restaurant. Will definitely go back again the next time we are in the area.

"Excellent"
6/6
Noni M.6 months ago · 1 review

The hottest som tam we’ve ever had and we are addicted. Excellent selection of soup, salads, starters and mains. We didn’t know this place existed and it’s becoming our regular restaurant.

"Excellent"
6/6
Mark F.6 months ago · 1 review

Lovely cosy atmosphere, the tables were thoughtfully arranged, with no over crowding feeling, food was excellent and the staff were very friendly. Very good value for money, Will definitely be back.