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Thai Express Kitchen, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Thai Express Kitchen

4.5
4.5
39 reviews
£25 and under
Thai
Our first ever dine-in restaurant! Thaï Express is a new take on traditional Thaï Cuisine. Packed full of flavour, with unique twists and fusions based on your favourite Thai dishes! We offer a whole new extensive menu and dining experience, whilst sticking to our roots with our traditional open kitchen. With Halal, Gluten-free, Vegetarian and Vegan options there is a variety for everyone to enjoy. Customers can choose a protein and then add spice levels based on a preference from mild to very spicy. If you have not tried us already...don't be shy and give it a THAI!

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2 people

19:00


Booked 2 times today

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Takeaway

01992 677160

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  • Order online
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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Thai, Asian, Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–8:45 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–9:45 pm

  • Phone number

    01992 677160

  • Payment Options

    Cash not accepted

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    We can cater for events up to 200 people. Reach out for more info

What 39 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. GN

    GraemeN

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Nice food and good service. High booth seats could do with a cushion as they are just wooden benches
  2. ID

    InesD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food,and very efficient service. We had Thai pad with prawns,which was delicious and full of flavours. The mango and passion fruit was also lovely, The best of it was the honey lemon sauce .
  3. CM

    ChrisM

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another great meal here. Stunning food and really love the double decker booths! Staff are so friendly and attentive! Wish I could have every meal here
  4. SG

    ShaiG

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Staff were very accommodating and friendly for my birthday dinner! Will definitely be coming again :)
  5. CM

    ChrisM

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Amazing food, cute comfy booths to sit in and the waiters were so friendly and lovely!
  6. CB

    ClareB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food, I had the chicken satay and rice and my partner has the hot red curry. The hot red curry needs to be a little more spicy, I was gutted I didn’t get to see him cry his eyes out over it 😅 Will defo be back! Great friendly service!
  7. CM

    CarolynM

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    2nd time going here and it’s fantastic. Staff are so lovely and helpful! Food is fresh, great portions and very tasty. Only feedback I would give us for a larger alcohol section.

    Thai Express KitchenResponded on 6 June 2022Hi Carolyn Thanks so much for your review! We are launching an extended drinks menu with cocktails later this month. Hopefully, you can come and visit us in July for your 3rd visit and experience this menu. All the best Team TX Kitchen

  8. DM

    DonnieM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Food was OK, its been better. restaurant was busy. Despite booking a booth, staff initially said they were full, and then attempted to put us at an open table, rather than a booth. Once seated, service was OK, once served, we didn't get asked if everything was OK, and had a job getting attention to pay the bill. It's normally better than this.
  9. DB

    DavidB

    Edinburgh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 29 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really tasty and excellent service. The green curry was superb.
  10. LH

    LizH

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Food good, seating in upper deck great fun and our server, Tyson, was just superb!
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for a birthday dinner our waiter did a brilliant job to make us feel welcomed and special. Food was also delicious and well priced
  12. m

    mandyr

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Food was nice but not authentic Thai. Excellent service.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great service
  14. DW

    DianeW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, the quality is very good, slightly on the more expensive side than other Thai restaurants that we frequent.
  15. SC

    SuzieC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious, friendly staff, lovely place! Will be back!
  16. J

    Jack

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, unique venue space and very friendly staff.
  17. CM

    CraigM

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food and service (Tyson excellent) will be back, thank you.
  18. WW

    WherezWalle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect food at good prices great atmosphere with quick an cheery service to suit your needs, what more can you really ask for, will recommend Thai Kitchen to anyone heading that way to pop in an give it a try. =)
  19. LG

    LisaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Delicious food and friendly staff. Overall great eating place, would recommend a visit
  20. RM

    RajM

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely brilliant - the food was fantastic especially the yellow fish curry. It was my sons birthday and the staff ensured that he had a good time . Thanks a lot will visit again very soon..
  21. MG

    MGee

    Angus

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience2
    We were greeted in a courteous manner. However, there was a complete lack of organisation and communication between the staff. Waited on 15 mins for drinks, the main course arrived before our refreshments. We received someone else's order. Really poor organisation.
  22. GP

    GrantP

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Service poor considering it was quiet. Staff were very nice but the ordering was too slow and then the order was wrong .food was tasty but again some dishes luke warm. Overall I would try again but it needs to pick up its game.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Newcastle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Excellent 👍
  24. SM

    StevenM

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanks so much. We loved the food and excellent service! Well be back soon for more :)
  25. CH

    ChloeH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place with many flavours. The restaurant was great. Recommend booking a decker table you sit very high and can see the whole restaurant
  26. S

    Stephaniem

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Food was excellent , casual laid back atmosphere. Some dishes were left on the pass and we had to ask for them . But overall would definitely visit again.
  27. SR

    SusanR

    Edinburgh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Booked last minute and was not disappointed. Food was amazing! Staff were amazing! Definitely be back
  28. c

    charanjit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great time for my sister 50th birthday, the staffs were very friendly and helpful date 01.-4.2022. Best regards Charanjit
  29. N

    Noah

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Will definitely return, it was superb! I enjoyed the privacy of the booths too.
  30. SP

    SachinP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    1st time I have ever had Thai food and I have been to Thailand. I had the battered chicken pad Thai which I would highly recommend. I am also alcohol free and the juices are made fresh and taste amazing which makes a change from standard drinks. The waiting staff are very efficient and polite. This is a gem of a place that needs to be visited and if I lived local I would visit more often
  31. D

    Dhiren

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good service, good atmosphere & great food. I recommend the chilli chilli bangkok & also the pad thai
  32. RG

    RekeshG

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing food, great service and fantastic ambiance. Great place, would recommend to all
  33. MS

    MayurS

    Berkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely food, great service !! Nice ambiance throughout restaurant
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Unspecified

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Probably the best Thai restaurant in Edinburgh. The Pad Thai was amazing, as well as the spicy wings. Our waiter and waitress, Kai and Eunice were fab. Very kind and attentive. Will be back definitely. Cheers
  35. F

    Frax

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice atmosphere and great food, definitely recommend and right at the centre of Edinburgh
  36. EV

    EmilijaV

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best Thai food in Edinburgh. Great atmosphere and outstanding service. My new favourite spot.
  37. AP

    AmeetP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great meal for two at this new restaurant. We had a double decker booth which we’ve never seen before in a restaurant - they are seriously impressive. Food is great along with service! Would definitely recommend a visit if your in Edinburgh
  38. B

    Bhav

    London

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 20 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A wonderful experience. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and the booths. I love the fact that the food is made fresh to order and is authentic.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The whole Experience was very good, from the service to the food, even the decor. Me and wife really loved our Pad Thai, Thai chicken noodle soup and chicken dumplings very tasty food. Keep up the good work guys, we will back....

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Thai Express Kitchen using the Order Online button. Thai Express Kitchen also offers delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Thai Express Kitchen also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01992 677160.

Thai Express Kitchen is rated 4.5 stars by 39 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Takeaway

01992 677160

Other options

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Deliveroo
Google Map for Thai Express Kitchen

Unit 101, 103 St James Square Quarter Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 3AD

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Located in Level 1 - St James Quarter. Tucked away in Leith Street Eats

  • Area

    Edinburgh

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–8:45 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–9:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    Thai, Asian, Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Private Lot

  • Payment Options

    Cash not accepted

  • Additional

    Dog Friendly, Gluten-free Options, Vegan

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