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Spirit of Thai

44 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
+44 131 228 9333
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (20 reviews)
“red curry” (12 reviews)
“beef salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
44 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have visited this lovely restaurant a few times before and it never fails to impress ! Today was a last minute decision and we turned up at 3pm. Had banquet A for 2 ... good was freshly cooked, flavoursome and plentiful ... I can not...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing find for a late dinner! Food was absolutely delicious!! And service was great! Thai Green Curry was very spicy but full of flavours! Was very nice! The chicken satay for starters was amazing! And the ribs too were really nice!

Thank Grace D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small restaurant has a cheery atmosphere and fantastic food. On a little side street near the Lyceum in Edinburgh. Not cheap but not too expensive.

Thank Iris B
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Tucked down the side of the Usher Hall and opposite The Lyceum, this is a convenient choice for a pre-concert meal. We had the 3-course set lunch menu for £12.50. Service was prompt and polite; the restaurant was actually surprisingly quiet. Our starters were very...More

Thank Keith596
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We fancied a Thai meal whilst staying in Edinburgh overnight. We needed one which had a high chair and was happy to have a 2 year old after 7pm... we booked a table for 4 adults and a 2 year old for 8pm and from...More

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food was fantastic we had the pineapple rice, the curry beef, shrimp noodles and the duck. Great. The best one of all the pineapple rice. Fab food. Would be helpful if staff spoke better English but we loved the experience. Will be back

Thank MariaTma
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We walked in on the spur on a busy Saturday night and were sat at the only empty table . Good bottle of Rioja at a very reasonable price and excellent starters of tempura prawns followed by a king prawn curry and a medium hot...More

Thank imhonot
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a great place to go for an after theatre meal. The food is amazing and so fresh tasting. I would recommend the king prawns and Tom Yam soup.

Thank dgstravelinfo
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited this small quaint Thai restaurant for a meal before attending a concert. There only about 20 covers so booking is advised. There is plenty to choose from on the menu and you will not be disappointed. There are also a...More

Thank Norman W
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I took my daughter here for a birthday meal. It's small and for a Friday evening was surprisingly quiet whilst our original choice was fully booked and we couldn't have a table for nearly 2 hours. The waitress was attentive and efficient. We ordered starters,...More

Thank sooperb
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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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