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Spicy Basil

#1,194 of 17,074 Restaurants in London
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165 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7HY, England
020 7328 6646
Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I come here usually once a week.Simple but very good cooking and good value for money.Fresh,tasty and usually very quick.

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Thank Norbert N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As you step in into the little restaurant you can tell is not going to be a silver service experience here but the staff and kitchen always try to give you the best what they can.And they can.the food especially the dumplings ,chicken padthai and chicken cashew the best and always always the same great quality.we have been visiting basil... More 

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Thank Peter T
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good value for money Thai food. Very tasty, a great find in Kilburn. Always busy so sometimes you will need to quee for a table. They also do take away which is good.

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Thank Reuben P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place doesn't look amazing from outside and even the interior is shabby and a little dated but this business has been running for years and attracts customers from all cultures because the food is amazing. Good menu, a lot of vegetarian options, huge portions and great value for money! Perfect for an informal and fairly quick meal to have... More 

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Thank Chiara d
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a little Thai restaurant, which is a great place to have a quick lunch or dinner. Food is fresh and very tasty, resembles the dished you can eat in Thailand. Dishes priced at £6 are very good value of money. Authentic taste

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Thank lisiczka0074
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly. My friend and I often share a pad Thai, and at £3 a head you cannot complain. The phone lines are really busy so leave at least 15 minutes to get through. I always opt to pick up. Remember that it's cash only.

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Thank LucyBellaE
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food for a very reasonable price. Take away and dine in options available. You might have to fall in line to get a seat during peak hours. Definitely worth the wait.

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Thank WillyOnTheLoose_UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food comes as fast as it would were you at a street stall in Thailand and the pad Thai is really great. So are the curries. You can nip in for a dish and it's really cheap. It's not super comfy but it is a fast food place, not really a restaurant per se. Staff just get on with their... More 

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Thank Londonmudlover
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you find yourself in the seedier end of Kilburn High Rd and you want a quick hit of cheap Thai this is the place to head for. Don't expect any frills - tiny brown tables are crammed together, grim waiters patrol like warders in a prison canteen, there may well be queues. The food is OK but I didn't... More 

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Thank JM49
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Always great but very crowded - be prepared to queue. Really busy but quick service, big portions and freshly cooked and great value

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: 020 7328 6646

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