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Spirit of Thai

44 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
+44 131 228 9333
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (19 reviews)
“red curry” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

.... strolling back from a show in the Assembly Rooms - very tired and more than a little hungry, but as we passed restaurant after restaurant, none of them took our fancy. Taking a shortcut to our hotel via the side of the Usher Hall,...More

Thank bigcheeser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant, friendly and efficient service, not bad food. Not sure if I come back as prefer slightly different flavours. If you are nearby check it out.

Thank Curlies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every dish had a beautiful, artful presentation. These guys clearly take a lot of pride in their food. The flavor was delicious. My partner ordered a dish with shrimp and it was incredibly fresh. My chicken was also great. Good service and good prices. I...More

Thank Bilye M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across Spirit of Thai as was near where we stayed and was presently surprised. Food was all freshly cooked and had a good variety of dishes, with some for the more adventurous. Service was fast but not pushy and all staff were friendly. You...More

Thank Adrian315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with a group of friends and family of about 12 and we had pre ordered a set menu. They have a separate vegetarian menu which they easily adapted to vegan for me. I had the spring rolls with plum sauce to start and...More

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Delicious food! We were here on our vacation and we loved this place. The food was excellent even better then we had in Thailand.

Thank Marilyn V
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Tried this restaurant on the off chance, was only in Edinburgh for one night. Excellent service and excellent food. Perfect meal and brilliant value for money. A must try if you like Thai and are in Edinburgh.

Thank David T
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Best Thai around......great service, fantastic food and excellent value for money. Great for a business lunch too....fast service which does not affect the quality food or service. Highly recommend Jane

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by travelers but our experience was less than impressive. First off the location is central and the decor is old and very cozy inside. Our waitress was very courteous and polite and the service was god over all; however, the...More

Thank Paulwang127
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had a very good business lunch. The set menu is really good value at (I think) around £12.00 for 3 courses with decent sized portions and tasty food. Great service too. The restaurant is next to the Usher Hall so good transport links to...More

Thank ScottishTemplar
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 9333
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