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Banana Tree Soho

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#796 of 18,859 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Sponsored by: Banana Tree Soho

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Authentic Pan Asian Food
1. Authentic Pan Asian Food
"good variety and taste is very authentic Asian"
Real Z
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2. Best Laksa In Town
2. Best Laksa In Town
"The laksa tastes like the dishes I've had on the Islands in Thailand!"
Lauren J
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3. Great Lunch Deal!
3. Great Lunch Deal!
"Great place for a quick lunch in Soho !! Affordable pricing and quick"
351karthickr
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About
Fresh and funky, Banana Tree - Soho presents regional specialities from the Indochina region. Crafting their authentic flavours since 1991, Banana Tree places special focus on the lemongrass-growing areas in South East Asia, including Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia. Delicious Pan-Asian noodles, soups, curries and temptingly sweet desserts can be found on the Banana Tree menu. Traditional yet cosmopolitan, Banana Tree restaurant is a failsafe favourite for vibrant Asian delicacies.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love Pan Asian food, but this was average. It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t very good either and it’s expensive for what it is. If you want a tasty and reasonably priced Thai chain, go for Busaba. If you want tasty and reasonable...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lucyconnor12
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

A friend invited me to lunch here because it caters for both vegan and carnivore. The dishes are Oriental. The restaurant is spacious and airy. It is in a good location for theatreland, being on the section of Wardour Street north of Shaftesbury Avenue, not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank crystalcatLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not book but staff quickly found a place for the 4 of us. Very easy to Oder a good selection of food, and what we had was really well received by all. As a big meat lover, it was unusual for me to order...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and great service as always. 2 for 1 cocktails are always a bonus. It is open till 1 am so there is no rushing around.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Gee2290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate the Sticky Thai Wings, Bun Bo Noodle Salad and Spring Rolls filled with duck, and all I can say is that the food didn't let me down even a bit! It was delicious! Also, the staff were really educated and made sure that we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

28 January 2019 09:01 SERVICE: 4/5 - Good service, my waiter was friendly and positive. FOOD: 5/5 - For lunch I had the vegan Gyoza, which was excellent, followed by the crispy chicken with mango and lime sauce. This was very tasty and also a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank df86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm coming to this restaurant quite often -- my favorite dish is Banana Tree Laksa :) They accommodate for different eating preferences very well and have a special allergies menu.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ilona P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Thursday, early evening. Not very busy but staff still very attentive and friendly. Happy hour was on for cocktails so we tried some. They were ok but didn't taste very alcoholic. Food was good and came really quickly. We had pad thai...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank acoton
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Very fast service, no booking possible policy at lunch so first arrived first served, decent food for your money given that you are in London. Food portions could be a bit bigger but they promote good value drinks and cocktails to go with it. Would...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank AlessioPower
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

I had the coconut soup with tofu it was pretty good and glad it had a vegan option I think they have a vegan section too.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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KirstyC76
January 17, 2019|
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Response from Mia_More786 | Reviewed this property |
While the restaurant is not HMC certified because alcohol is served,the meat from the restaurant comes from HMC approved butchers.
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KirstyC76
January 17, 2019|
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Hi Kirsty The meat at banana tree is not halal.
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September 21, 2017|
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