Thai Chung

Nelson Rd

There are two Thai Restaurants in the dead centre of Greenwich and this is “the other one.” It’s sweet enough – situated in the little Regency parade that backs onto the Market, and thus complete with little bow windows and classic Thai accoutrements such as gilded masks, screens and potted plants in the windows. The décor is not overdone – and the bit at the back is surprisingly light and airy.

Service is delightful and eager, and the food not bad, though a good deal hotter (spice-wise) than I had expected. I had my usual benchmark Thai Green Curry and my companion their red one, and the pair of us guzzled fishcakes and spring rolls as starters. It was pleasant enough but not outstanding, and by the time I had got half way through my main course the perspiration appeared in little beads across my forehead from the chilli and I knew I wasn’t going to finish it. More water was ordered* – but that night my diet didn’t suffer too much…

It’s a nice little place – not the best, not the worst…

*Okay, okay, I know water isn’t what you should take when you’ve overdosed on chilli – it just always seems mighty appealing at the time…


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