Thai Cuisine

Latest opening: Smoking Goat

Latest opening: Smoking Goat

By Georgia Bronte

The team behind Kiln are bringing their sister brand to Shoreditch, staying open until late to serve a menu of Thai drinking and comfort foods

Exploring new flavour trends

Exploring new flavour trends

By Rachel Graham

Exotic food used to mean a Chinese or Indian takeaway, but no more. Restaurant, pub and even grab-and-go customers have never been more adventurous. For proof, one only needs to look at the UK’s fastest growing cuisine styles. 

Go-Viet restaurant Jeff Tan

Opening of the week: Go-Viet

By Joe Lutrario

Jeff Tan's follow up to Vietfood may sound like a fast-casual offshoot, but it's his new flagship, offering a refined yet authentic take on Vietnamese cuisine

Hot talent: l-r Andy Oliver, Mark Dobbie and Tom George

Som Saa: From pop-up to permanent

By Joe Lutrario

Som Saa blew people away at its temporary location in London Fields. Now its permanent site, just opened in Shoreditch, promises to be the hottest restaurant of 2016.

Som Saa set for first permanent site

Som Saa set for first permanent site

By Liam Garrahan

Popular Thai pop-up Som Saa is set to open its first permanent site in Spitalfields, London, this Spring, following a successful crowdfunding campaign that saw it raise £700k in three days.

Giggling Squid speed up expansion plans after investment

Giggling Squid speed up expansion plans after investment

By Mark Wingett

Giggling Squid, the Thai restaurant chain led by Andy Laurillard, is set to accelerate its expansion plans after confirming that the Business Growth Fund (BGF) has taken a significant minority stake in the business and investing £6.4m in the process,...