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King & I

41 Upper Elmers End Road, Beckenham BR3 3QY, England
020 8650 9343
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Ranked #42 of 70 restaurants in Beckenham
Cuisines: Thai
Most recent review
- May 29, 2014
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12 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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English first
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100 reviews 100 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We go here often - it's a small restaurant (the converted front room of a semi-detached house, basically), but don't let that put you off. The food is great and reasonably-priced. This little restaurant has been ticking along for years, but it really deserves to be better-known. As it is, we can always get a table - we try to... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Only went here to try the take away for a change, so glad we didn't eat in as the restaurant looks like an old junk shop inside. However the take away was an absolute rip of, we did not over order, the meal was for four of us, one small bag with approx 7 dishes came to £75 !!!! If... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We've been using the restaurant for many years, and taken many friends and relations there. Even the most travelled agree that the Thai food is excellent , and you simply cannot fail to be impressed with the venue.. You will either love it it hate it... We are in the first category. The Pad Thai is great and the green... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We have been to this restaurant several times and we love it. It's small and cosy, like someone's living room, and full of Thai bric-a-brac. The food is excellent, much like Thai home cooking, and the prices are very reasonable. Service is usually good and very friendly. It can be a bit fraught when it's busy - but it's rarely... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Food was awful, bad service. The restaurant is crammed with tables (claustrophobic atmosphere and decor). Other people were sitting around and literary touching each other. Some loud noisy drunks and weird people go to that restaurant. Never again

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Funny little restaurant - you feel like you're in someones house. Lovely staff and the food is authentic Thai. Very reasonable prices too.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The food is very tasty and of good quality and the service is friendly and prompt. The restaurant itself if just lovely - like being in someone's house for the evening!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We love Thai food and try all new restaurants for comparison. Our favourite London Thai is The Mango Tree but this restaurant come a very close second with its flavours. We liked the presentation apart from the outdated sculptured vegetables. It is an unexpected find in an area not reknown for its cuisine.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Food and restaurant is on a par with other local thai restaurants. We've eaten at the restaurant once, which is basically a converted front room in a terraced house. Weirdly it does feel authentic though which i can comment on as ive been to thailand several times. We love thai food, particularly when you can get it delivered at home.... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is a really nice cosy restaurant, lovely atmosphere and friendly service. Food is very good, fresh and tasty, I absolutely loved the Pad Thai, it's one of the best I've tried so far and the curry is amazing.

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