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Spicy Basil

165 Kilburn Hight road, London nw6 7hy, England
020 7328 6646
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Ranked #1,939 of 17,014 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Absolutely love this place. Great food and cheap. Very very tasty. The curries, noodle dishes and starters are the best Thai food I have ever eaten. Very busy place and more like a canteen, eat fast and get out. So good but you might share a table. Very worthwhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

amazing! Was soo tasty and soo cheap. really filling. had a yummy experience. and who cares you have to share a table? thats what u get for cheap yummy food :) I will definatley be a regular customer!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My wife and I recently eat at this restaurant. The hot and spicy chicken soup and pork dumplings were good as were the spicy prawn crackers. Unfortunately, all the main courses were too sweet and had no spice or heat despite us specifically asking if the dishes were spicy. The staff were helpful and friendly but the food is not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

With a packed dining area and a queue outside the door, you know the food will be good! In the middle of Kilburn high road, Spicy Basil is one of the best Thai restaurants around and is so cheap! For only £5 you get a huge main which smells and tastes amazing. By far this is my favourite takeaway spot.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Great little Thai spot for affordable and simple tasty dishes. It is always busy and for such a small place , it has become one of Kilburn's favourite small spots to dine, especially as we do not have any other Thai restaurants in the local area. It is pretty much always hustle and bustle in there but I can't complain... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

You know what you are going to get before you step in. A big crowd of people waiting to get in is always a positive sign that food must be good. No one waits half hour or so for lousy food.It is a small place so seating is compact. So if you are looking for fine dining where you are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We were a group of 10 friends and with 70 GBP we had a proper dinner! The restaurant is very small and always with long queue until outside. We decided to eat at home and collect the food after the phone's order. The connection was not clear so when we collected the food, we realized that something was missing. On... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Always fresh,tasty and deliciousand cheap thai food.we go there since 6 years .is always full.I recommended fried egg nudeln soya souce with chicken and beef -£5 and coconut soup £3.amazing place;)

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Do not go here for the service. Go here for the food. Amazingly quick service, cheap at approx. £6 per meal and bring your own with a corkage charge. The food is superb and the restaurant is always busy. A great place to grab something to eat/a takeaway.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

they are always full, whatever time of the day it is. Their food tastes great. Very simple food and priced reasonably. all dishes £5 and snacks are I think £3, etc. etc. I am a frequent visitor of this place now. Usually do not like thai much but their food is irresistible.

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