Patara is a Thai Restaurant in Berners Street, just off Oxford Street that offers up Thai food in a fine dining environment.

Since I work nearby I popped in for a quick lunch with a friend and tried the lunch menu that I saw advertised outside, 2 courses for £9.90 not bad for Central London

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The venue is spacious and was not that busy as you can see from the above photo, but the decor and service is that of what you would expect of a find dining establishment.

There were 2 different lunch menus, remember to ask for it when you sit down! One is the £9.90 the other a £14.95 option. There was not that much choice from the menu to be honest, but opted for teh starter of the day – ONE single lonely stick of chicken satay and the green curry. My friend got theSpiced fish cakes with cucumber salsa and Stir-fried beef noodles with bell pepper in black pepper sauce.

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Chicken Satay

The massive(!) portion size is what you expect i guess from a fancy fine dining place, regardless, it was great, cooked so it was soft, tender and juicy. Needed more peanut sauce me thinks.

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Fish Cakes

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Mains

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Green Curry

The curry came with rice. The chicken like with the satay was cooked really well, very juicy for a curry dish. The curry itself was okay, very middle of the road, nothing special.

Not really fair to “review” a place based on a small amount of dishes, but for fine thai dinning in London for lunch its good, the A La carte menu is a lot pricier!

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