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165 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7HY, England
020 7328 6646
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Ranked #1,411 of 17,442 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The quality of the food is absolutely brillant, the quantity just perfect and the price amazing. I would have given 5 mark if only they care for the fact that it is extremely difficult for their customers to actually reach anyone straight through. I have been referred by friends to Spicy Basil; Over the last month I ordered 5 times... More

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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Took a takeaway only to find hair In my rice and prawn crackers. Now I find this such a big let down as the food tasted great, its not the best feeling when seeing a bit of eye lash in your rice and a long piece of hair in your prawn crackers. I would go again but I would give... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've been going to Spicy Basil for year and I am always pleased with whatever I order. My usual is the chicken in creamy red curry with rice and its the dish that I will always come back to when coming here. The portions are huge and the price is so reasonable. Definitely a go to place when I'm craving... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place will not disapoint you. And the price!! Oh my god the price is so cheap, for the flavours and quality of the food you will feel like paying more!! The portions are big and the menu is big. This is probably the only place where every single dish is unique and will not turn you down. So far... More

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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Second time visiting now and once again the food is great, I recommend the chicken pad thai noodles as the beef one is slightly chewy but still great, also with their satays and chicken with prawn dumplings. Its a small place and is always packed, plus they don't accept reservations so you do have to wait sometimes but its worth... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Spicy Basil is a loved restaurant in Kilburn. Great, authentic Thai food at rock bottom prices. Usually busy around dinner time, but they have the best Pad Thai around. I eat their food at least once a week, and its worth checking out!

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66 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was a bit put off by the sign (looks old!) and the inside (very packed and busy) of this place, but once I saw the food items were almost all £5 with an extra 50p or £1 for prawns for example, and the amazing smell of food cooking, I was swayed immediately. We had to share this long table... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Have been here a few times, alawys a queue but the time spent dining is short so it'a a quick turnover, really really great value for money, cheap and delicious!

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London, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you wish to try a traditional Asian food (Thai) , the Spicy Basil in kilburn high rd is highly recommended. The long lines of locals who wait to pick their take-a-way is a good sign, and the prices are 5 GBP for a course. I've eaten there many times, and the food was ALWAYS tasty, fresh, large portion, cheap... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

After numerous trips to Thailand, I have always wondered if there was such a good Thai restaurant in London that didn’t cost an arm and a leg. To my surprise, I stumbled across Spicy Basil through a friend of mine. A very vibrant and busy restaurant which does not allow advance bookings but we were seated downstairs in a matter... More

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Address: 165 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7HY, England
Phone Number: 020 7328 6646
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Cuisine: Thai

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