Sheffield is a Northern City that went through a serious reinvention following its days as, 'The Steel City', a powerhouse of heavy industry, and today it is known more for its culture, entertainment and innovation. Once a vista of smoking chimneys and mills, today it is modern, green and exciting, with the Peak District National Park providing a stunning backdrop. The large, diverse population includes plenty of students and the city has an alternative, friendly and independent feel. You'll enjoy festivals, theatre productions, live music, comedy gigs and great shopping in Sheffield. The Thai restaurants are also excellent and a great place to rest and refuel after a busy day of city exploration!
Excellent Thai restaurants in Sheffield can be found all across the city and its suburbs. The city centre has eateries all along the main shopping centre which is completely pedestrianised and very easy to get around. Look down the smaller alleyways for hidden venues, and find big name food chains in Meadowhall. The Cathedral quarter is a popular spot for Thai restaurants in Sheffield, as well as cafes and bars, and trendy Eccleshall Road is also a hub for dining and entertainment. Students will find very well priced Thai restaurants in Sheffield's Crookes area, with plenty of bars, pubs and cafes to enjoy a drink in after a meal.
The Thai restaurants in Sheffield all have their own atmosphere and unique menus. Some will offer high-end dining with award-winning chefs and lavish interiors. Others will provide affordable buffet-style dining for bigger appetites and time-pressed city workers. Diners will find however that the Thai restaurants in Sheffield offer the friendly, charming welcome that Thai people are renowned for, along with superb service and a relaxing atmosphere. The food is authentic and delicious, with fresh flavours, spicy heat and fragrant ingredients that stimulate the senses. What will you order when you dine at Sheffield's best Thai restaurants?
If you are new to Thai food, why not ask your server for recommendations? They will be able to advise on dishes which suit people with a low tolerance to chilli, and options for those to push the boat out with more exotic regional specialities. Most people will be familiar with pad thai, and this stir-fried noodle dish is perfect for a light lunch or dinner. Try spicy tom yam soup with shrimp for a flavour-packed experience. Laap is a northeast dish which combines minced seasoned meat with fresh herbs, fish sauce and lime juice. It's served with sticky rice and traditionally eaten with your hands! Sheffield's Thai restaurants will offer dishes to suit all tastes and preferences - including vegetarian and vegan options.
There's good news too if you're a dessert-lover, as the Thai restaurants across Sheffield also have traditional desserts and sweets on the menu. Look out for authentic recipes such as gluay cheum, which are bananas roasted in a sweet sugar syrup. Coconut milk sticky rice is sweet and comforting – both a national dish and comfort food all in one in Thailand! For something pretty on a hot day, tub tim grob is very popular in Thailand. It translates as 'rubies in coconut milk' and makes a refreshing sweet treat. Just remember to book your chosen Thai restaurants in Sheffield in advance, as they can get very busy. You can reserve your table up to two hours before you dine with Quandoo, to avoid the crowds and hassle!