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The Lime Leaf

25/25A London Street, Basingstoke RG21 7PG, England
+44 1256 355272
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (49 reviews)
“weeping tiger” (15 reviews)
“green curry” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
25/25A London Street, Basingstoke RG21 7PG, England
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The 2nd time we have eaten here, the tempura veg was delicious and such light batter, the veg spring rolls were a little greasy compared to others I have had. The Thai green curry ( such a favourite) did not disappoint I really loved it...More

Thank Coffee4usagain
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I am glad you and your husband enjoyed your meal. You made a good choice of wine to go with the food you ordered. I will pass on your comments to the smiley waitress.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good tasty comfortable Thai food at acceptable prices. Good service and welcoming environment with several rooms on the first floor allowing a bit of privacy between groups.

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love Thai food and recently moved to Basingstoke. We had heard that the Lime Leaf was good and it did not disappoint. In a town with lots of chain restaurants, it was nice to visit a quality independent eatery. The squid...More

Thank hjbentley
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. Welcome to Basingstoke. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is possibly the best restaurant Basingstoke has to offer - to say it's the best Thai in the town is obvious. Set in an old building at the top of town, upon entering they usually usher you upstairs. There you'll find high walls and...More

Thank James B
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review, James. You have brightened our day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had the pleasure of visiting the Lime Leaf a couple of times over the years while on Business in Basingstoke, It's been a few years since my last visit, but managed a return trip this time around!.. I remembered having the 'Weeping Tiger' on...More

Thank dazzweb
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Basingstoke.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Looked a lovely place from the outside with a great looking menu. Sadly inside left me unimpressed. The waiter was sniffing very noisily and badly needed to go and have a good nose blow and wash. The tables are completely bare - no table cloths...More

1  Thank FarnboroughHants
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I am sorry about the sniffing waiter. He was suffering from hay fever. We need to manage that. With regard to your comment about lack of finesse, we do not claim to be a fine dining restaurant. Our aim is...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

First visit here, food was plentiful, the Satay Chicken and Prawn Toasts in the starter were amazing. We had the Chilli Beef, Red Chicken Curry, Oyster Beef and Chicken Cashew for mains with lovely sticky rice. The portion sizes were huge, the food well cooked...More

Thank Azorius
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I am glad you enjoyed your first visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We've been several times to this restaurant and will continue to. Always very friendly. The food is gorgeous, fresh and full of flavour and very reasonably priced. They have both downstairs and upstairs dining, upstairs dining feels a bit cosier. My favourite place to eat...More

3  Thank Shiobhain R
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Many thanks for this lovely review. I am glad you think we are the best. We shall continue to strive to maintain your high opinion of us.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived for a meal , a table for 4 booked in advance.The downstairs floor was empty so probably did not need to book. We were taken upstairs & given menus then waited quite a while being ignored by a waiter. I tried to get...More

1  Thank daisyrobin
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. Unfortunately. I have not been able to identify the booking so it is difficult to respond in detail. I will only say that last orders are at 10.00 except by prior arrangement. I am not aware of any occasion when...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

You can't miss this restaurant in Basingstoke if you like Thai food and you are in town. This is a very well managed, comfy place with a friendly staff and an extremely rich menu. I really enjoyed my dinner in this restaurant. Location is just...More

2  Thank Stefania U
David W, Owner at The Lime Leaf, responded to this review

Many thanks for this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your dinner at our restaurant. Thank you also for drawing attention to the variety of establishments which the the Top of Town, Basingstoke, has to offer making it an ideal location for an evening...More

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Hi, I'm really keen to visit at lunch time, possibly over the next few days/weeks as I have heard great things. I have had a look at the menu online, and I like the sound of a lot of the dishes on offer although I am quite a fussy eater and dislike most sauces and certain ingredients - I was wondering if certain dishes could be served without particular ingredients/sauces and whether certain dishes can be customised according to likes/dislikes. Would it be a problem for you to customise dishes or remove sauces, or would this be possible when I visit? Thank you very much in advance for your help, J386.
30 July 2016|
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Response from David W | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We do try to cater for special requests but some sauces are an integral part of the dish and may be difficult to remove. It might be better for you to tell us what you do like and we'll see what... More
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Dropkicknm
Hello, Can you offer vegan dishes? Are the majority of your egg-free dishes (vegetable curry, Tofu cashew nuts) suitable for Vegans? Thanks.
17 June 2016|
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Response from David W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Most of our vegetarian dishes marked with a V on the menu are also suitable for vegans. The exceptions are egg fried rice and Vegetable Pad Thai. The latter normally contains egg but can be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:15
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25/25A London Street, Basingstoke RG21 7PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 355272
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant serving authentic Thai food. Situated in a 16th century two storey building in Basingstoke's Top of Town area. Small intimate dining areas suitable for small group bookings up to 16 persons.