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Strand Cafe

#2,402 of 17,948 Restaurants in London
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109 Strand on the Green | Chiswick, London W4 3NQ, England
+44 20 8995 1012
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La Zenia, Spain
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's one of the best restaurant and cafe in the area. We came here more than four years now and the quality of food never goes down. We had breakfasts, lunches and dinners, celebrating parties and takes aways, always fantastic.if you like Thai food and great breakfast, this is your place. A great place to eat if you are coming... More 

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Thank Lourdes M
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

He advertises as lunch, baguettes etc in the daytime but he had a spare table for us so in we went and what an exceptional meal we had, We asked why he didnt state he was a Thai eatery, which he replied- I dont need to. He has local regulars most nights and im not suprised, it was beautiful.

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Thank michellebN4486VT
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there with my husband. The service was ok but some of the staff very unpleasant. Had Thai dish which was ok and my husband a sandwich that was the size of a "canapé". Wouldn't go back.

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Thank Hadjira B
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with a colleague, we both had Thai food. Service was ok, food was average. Doesn't seem equipped to be a restaurant, I saw the dishes ending on a plastic container on the floor behind the counter as they were removed from the table. Was not convinced by the freshness of the ingredients in my Pad Thai (... More 

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Thank My B
London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited again with friends and had a much better meal. The duck spring rolls were good and this time the Thai Green Prawn curry was excellent.

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Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating there for years and it is always great food. Staff are lovely and make you feel very welcome every visit. Highly recommend!

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Thank Sassy H
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stumbled across the Strand Café; literally nearly went over on a dodgy laid path slab. Just called in for a snack purely based on the menu choice posted outside. Do not be put off by the exterior it does not reflect the food or service we received; both were outstanding. The menu choice is massive and is mix of different... More 

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Thank Mark B
Richmond, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I've been several times and never failed to deliver wonderful food with fantastic flavours. Had Pad Thai and Musselman curry. Was delicious. Highly recommended. Lovely welcome too.

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Thank Gillingmeg
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went here on a whim although a friend of mine had recommended for brunch and Thai. It was myself, my aunt and niece. We thought we would order just a sandwich after a nice walk in Kew late afternoon. There was only one couple already there and we saw their Thai food, therefore decided to order from the Thai lunch... More 

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Thank Nicky M
Malvern, Worcs
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I love this little place hidden away right at the north end of Kew Bridge. It's tiny and very popular so it can be difficult to get a table although there is lots of seating outside. Two charming Thai girls are front of house. The coffee is strong and the breakfasts are superb. Try the eggs benedict. I usually stop... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Thai, British, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Strand on the Green | Chiswick, London W4 3NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8995 1012
Description
This place was previously a workmen's cafe but was taken over earlier this year. It now does a range of food during the day but, from 5pm, offers exclusively Thai cuisine. And very good it is. Pleasant room. No licence - BYO wine with corkage @ £3 per bottle.

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