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Ban Thai

Laugavegur 130, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 552 2444
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“thai food” (71 reviews)
“chilies” (6 reviews)
“panang curry” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Laugavegur 130, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place was small , poorly lighted . Quaint with very few tables . But menu has very extensive selection. Authentic tasting Thai . Good to have an Asian restaurant in a remote place in Europe. I noticed many Thai joints in that vicinity . Staff...More

Thank doctorfoxtrot
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something close to our hotel (Fosshotel Baron) after a long day of exploring. Our food was wonderful, spicy fried rice and Pan nang curry, plenty of chicken and vegetables, sauce was well flavored and rice was nice and spicy. Service was...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I was quite appalled by the staff's attitude to feedback so I will do my best to write this objectively. Having lived in Bangkok and trying a lot of street food and local eateries, I think I know what Thai food should taste like or...More

Thank Huang J
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and a very friendly staff! We ordered vegetarian and non vegetarian. It was good! The restaurant is nice and cozy.

Thank Asha P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

It takes a moment to get your head around having a fantastic Thai meal in Iceland, but we thoroughly enjoyed ours. We'd pretty much made up our minds to eat here after reviewing the menu from outside, but when a local pulled up to pick...More

Thank sreyemlk
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Guys who know real Thai food won´t like to dine here. Red curry dish with chicken had no single vegetable in it, none Thai spices, poor taste of Curry and not authentic at all. You have to order rice separately, it is not included in...More

Thank Júlíane L
Reviewed 29 April 2017

spices other then salt, no peppers and no other vegetables. My husband had noodles with vegetables and that consisted of 2 carrot pieces, beef and salt. Such a disappointment. Bear in mind they do not offer 100% vegetarian dishes.

Thank KimNL
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great food at Ban Thai but the service seemed a bit inconsistent at the tables nearby. The place was full but only 2 staff were waiting tables. Don't know if this was a "one-off" or not. The decor seems very dark & dated compared with...More

Thank swigle
Reviewed 16 April 2017

the restaurant is small and has only one person serving but the food is very good. We got in because we noticed the nice smell outside. The food was prepared from scratcha and fresh, not very abundant but tasty. The spiciness was fine when chosing...More

Thank LICV
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here with a friend on our visit to Reykjavik. It was relatively expensive and the food was disappointing. Shared a platter starter which wasn't very appetising. My friend had the green Thai curry, while I had the red curry. There was lots of bamboo...More

Thank Deirdre G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Rachel R
price ranges please
13 January 2017|
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Response from RuniSim | Reviewed this property |
Around 2000isk - 3500isk for a main course
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 130, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 2444
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