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“Pad Thai that is so sweet it is more like a dessert!”

GrabThai - Bangkok Cafe
Ranked #12,429 of 24,250 Restaurants in London
Price range: US$ 7 - US$ 16
Cuisines: Thai, Fast food
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch
Neighbourhood: Shoreditch
Description: GRABTHAI is a modern take on Thai Street food serving up freshly made spicy curries, stir fried noodle, salads and noodle soups. All our dishes are prepraed fresh with no MSG, preservatives or additives. All our food are ready to grab & go.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gave this place a second chance at its new branch in the Leadanhall market but was disappointed again! The Pad Thai was nothing like the authentic Thai dish, it was so sweet that it tastes more like a dessert to me. I was hopeful that the food would have improved given their expansion but the menu or adverts gave a false impression that they do authentic Thai street food. With the level of investment they get they really should focus on improving their food rather than the store deco.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Grabthai in Leadenhall Market for the first time today and ordered the chicken pad thai. Never again! The noodles had been cooked to mush and the whole dish was flavourless and inedible. Thank goodness for the bag of prawn crackers that I'd also purchased otherwise I would have gone hungry! But at a cost of £10.49 (!!) you would have thought they would throw in the sweet chilli dip for free...oh no, they charged me an additional £1 for this. £11.49 for a VERY disappointing lunch. My advice...avoid like the plague & go to one of the other much cheaper and much nicer options nearby.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Went for beef penang curry. The sauce was ok tasting. Not amazing, not bad, average. But the meat?! Omg, the toughtest beef I've had in a long time. Had to throw it away. Will never go again

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our curries were okay but the staff should try to make more of an attempt to make it seem like they actually want to be there.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

This was my first and last visit to GrabThai. Had the beef Penang but the most shocking thing was the beef was really tough. This is an easy dish to make and get the beef soft and yummy. This was the opposite and really upsetting of a chain in takeaways. I will never visit ever again so it was such a horrible dish and an insult to Thai food.

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