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Thai Basil

1 Cavendish Street, Skipton BD23 2AB, England
+44 1756 700656
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (16 reviews)
“mixed starter” (13 reviews)
“sticky rice” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Cavendish Street, Skipton BD23 2AB, England
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Thai Basil is quite a treat. The food is always fresh and tastes fantastic. We had it last for Valentine's Day and it was the best choice.

Thank Kaiczka
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After our first visit we knew that we would return. Our second visit was just as good! Delicious authentic food... like being back in Thailand. Great food, great service and very consistent... we will be back :) thank you :)

Thank Georgie W
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I can't believe I've been driving from Silsden to Otley to get my hands on a decent authentic Thai for the last year when one was available from here in skipton. I've traveled to Thailand many times and this place is now the place I...More

1  Thank akdjajaral
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Started off great with lovely, plentiful starters. Then followed the mains which were a big let down. It was £10.50 for a Thai green/red curry with rice, so you would expect more than 3 small slithers of chicken in each dish. We mentioned it to...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Food was excellent, the waiter and waitress were very polite and helpful. Everything hit the spot- from the starters platter to the mains. The flavours were great. Decent sized portions. The wine was good. We will return with friends.

1  Thank NewZealand-7
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Really enjoyed my meal here last night. The food was absolutely gorgeous, every mouthful was so full of flavour. The service was also very good with very poilte and attentive staff. Will be back again for sure

Thank L0vetheirish
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My wife and I tried this restaurant on a Sunday during a weekend visit to Skipton for the Christmas markets So glad we did because it was very nice indeed Mixed starter well presented, fresh and hot. Lots of filling in the pastries and very...More

Thank eddie846
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Have been to this restaurant several times,the food was always good.However we went there today for lunch,we arrived at 1.30pm and as the restaurant is open until 2pm we thought we plenty had of time.We were greeted by a very frosty faced Thai lady who...More

Thank reliwi
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Unplanned stop en route- on a wet evening- turned out to be great decision ! Freshly prepared food -generous portions and very tasty Great value for money Friendly hostess

Thank anng99
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times before and are never disappointed. The staff are always warm and welcoming, the flavours are fantastic and great value for money. We'll definitely be back soon!

Thank Viklk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cavendish Street, Skipton BD23 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 700656
  • E-mail
The restaurant is founded in 2011. It is new to this town but Thai restaurants are not new to our experiences. We are a group of people who are passionate about food and have an overwhelming desire to create our own family restaurant where we can cook a good quality of food in a good atmosphere. We started our dream by renting a restaurant in Shipley, and then stepped forward to found our own restaurant in Skipton, the small historic market town in North Yorkshire with beautiful scenery, this makes it a perfect place for us.---Our Promises--- We promise to prepare and cook every dish with pride, using the finest ingredients and vegetables sourced locally, to create not only delicious but also healthy food for our customers.The tasty food is cooked by a chef of vast experience who worked for many years in a 5-star hotel in Thailand and in Thai restaurants in the UK. Not only do we aim to make tasty food we also strive to provide a friendly and excellent service in a smart and intimate dinning atmosphere.Our high standards of cleanliness are proven by achieving a5-star rating in Food Hygiene. We also have an excellent reputation given by our customers on Trip Advisor which ranks us amongst the top restaurants in Skipton. You can trust us to ensure that you will spend a wonderful time here, and you will want to come back again and again.
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