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Spicy Basil

#1,750 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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165 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7HY, England
+44 20 7328 6646
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I normally come at Spicy Basil quite often. The pad Thai is just amazing. The fish cake delicious and the fresh juices super tasty.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ordered 2 pad thai's from the restaurant with two people picking up the order (one being myself and the other picking up the second). The order was £5.50 and I gave her £10.50 to get £5 note back. The woman behind the counter distracted me with the conversation about the other person picking up the order and she didn't... More 

Thank mariocs1991
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best ever Thai food....ihave travelled many many times to Thailand and i found the food in this cafe very very good..... Its full of London people enjoying their food.....The chefs about 5 of them keep very busy preparing food infront of the customers both for eat in and take away....if you are in the area dont miss this gem

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Cascais, Lisboa, Portugal
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not very good help. but nice food, good portions. Small space for the people so we had to sat down next to a stranger to enjoy our meal. Tasty food

Thank Ângela D
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best thai food i've eaten in a long time...ofcourse the restaurant doesn't look nice, but you pay for what you get and if you're there for the food you'll be pleased with the quality and quantity of the food and how much you pay for it

Thank Martin Č
Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly the service is pretty poor. They employ very cheap labour and as a result they aren't very bright nor speak adequate English. The place itself is very dirty and off-putting. I have seen small mice running around but don't let that put you off. The food is very average. It used to be amazing a few years ago however... More 

Thank biggles130
London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love that this place is local - it's great authentic delicious Thai At a very reasonable c£5.50 per main. I am very boring and always have the cashew chicken and pad Thai. If I'm feeling extravagant I get the super yummy money bags which I can't help but wolf down. The dining room is loud and busy so we... More 

Thank roaminrobbie
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live locally to spicy basil and love their food, we ordered a takeaway as had some friends round. 2 of the portions of pad Thai were not delivered, we didn't notice this till we had eaten our starters. After 2 hours of phone calls between myself and Mo, where he accused me of lying I finally managed to speak... More 

Thank Tori C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Simply delicious and extremely affordable. Hidden gem in Kilburn worth visiting trying especially if enjoy Thai food.

Thank Najlaa C
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Best thai for the best price ever in London! It can even compete with the more expensive restaurants in therms of food quality. Yes its not the best looking restaurant and can be a bit tight on space but it does deliver good food. We go there every once in a while to satisfy our thai food need. Delicious!

Thank Atanas A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, Asian, Thai, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7328 6646

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London, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?