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Basil Restaurant

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460 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6229
843-724-3490
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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523 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went early evening (there is a bit of a happy hour 5-7), starters were first class , satay beef and won ton shrimp, mains also good signature red curry duck and pad Thai noodles. The waitress was a bit curt but otherwise ok.

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Thank William L
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing drinks! It is a standard thai restauant with decent Tom Ka Gai soup. Fun stop before a night on the town.

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Thank Katie H
Ashkirk, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really popular restaurant where no reservations are allowed. We were prepared for a wait but not necessary. We were seated overlooking the glassed in kitchen. Those chefs never stop! It was mesmerising! All the dishes were delicious, spicy and generous portions. Service was maybe a little slow, it was very busy......but we weren't bothered, though... We were too busy... More 

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Thank Michael G
Wilmington, Delaware
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136 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very busy night but we were seated quickly. It is very noisy and could use some updating but the food was a step above your typical Thai restaurant. The chicken satay was a great start to a really good meal. I love Thai food but my husband, not so much. I ordered Pad Thai which was very... More 

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Thank delaware33
Melbourne, Australia
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164 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just near the visitors centre we were walking to find a different cafe, lots of lunch time diners so we decided to enter... Seated straight away.. So glad we found this place Green curry, pork basil stir fry... All delicious served with rice . Refills on drinks were prompt, server was friendly and prices good... You can watch chefs cook... More 

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Thank Happywanderer_aus
Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They were really rude to my 83 year old mother-in-law. They made her stand and wouldn't seat her until I had parked the car. We got there around 6:15 and there were only a couple of tables occupied and yet they still made her stand despite the fact that that she required the assistance of her son to stand. The... More 

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Thank JimboDallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Green curry was fantastic!!! Also had the Pad Thai- also delicious. Service was very quick & very watchful! Most definitely recommended stop while in Charleston!

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Thank Julia W
Charleston, South Carolina
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Most outstanding Thai restaurant. Usually crowded and a bit noisy, but very nice servers and good food.

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Thank judy h
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

What a great find! We stopped in this restaurant on our walk to our hotel from the children's museum. The staff was friendly and welcoming. The service was fast and the food was delicious!

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Thank Courtney H
Atlanta
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We love Thai food and we have tried it in many cities during our travels for work and fun. Basil is certainly one of our favorites and we always make a point to stop in when we are in Charleston! Don't miss this change to eat here it is worth the wait

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6229
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 843-724-3490

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