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Thai Basil

1 Cavendish Street, Skipton BD23 2AB, England
+44 1756 700656
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (15 reviews)
“mixed starter” (12 reviews)
“green curry” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Cavendish Street, Skipton BD23 2AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Thai Basil for the first time what a great little restaurant. Food was Fantastic and reasonably priced. Service was excellent. Will definitely be visiting again

Thank Ursula W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered food to take away. It was ready at the specified time. Both the main dishes were extremely good but the mixed starters were really disappointing. Dry and poor value for money. Skip the starters and go for main dishes is our advice!

Thank NickTheobald
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a meal here on the last day of our Yorkshire short break. We are avid Thai food fans and have eaten in many Thai restaurants. 1st impressions were good. This small restaurant was busy and we liked the decor. We were served initially...More

Thank HampshireCarol
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Excellent restaurant for lovers of Thai food. Just off the beaten track near to the canal basin. Very popular, try it.

Thank dandjlodge
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited here on 2 occasions. The first was dine in with friends and the 2nd was take-away. The first time we came everything was perfect. I contacted them ahead of time because I'm vegetarian and my friend is vegan. They were really accommodating...More

Thank Bubbleblowers
Reviewed 15 March 2017

It was early on a Sunday evening and I had no trouble in getting a table. As one other contributor commented, it was a little concerning when the receptionist looked at her watch before giving me a table. Bad practice! I selected stuffed chicken wings...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We went here on a Friday night as a group of nine. The menu had lots of choice and was all reasonably priced. The food came out fast and was all good quality. Staff were friendly.

Thank Nichola H
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What an amazing meal. The presentation was superb. We both had starters and main and I couldn't praise it more. I would defiantly recommend this place. Every time you pass it is busy, which says enough in itself. If I had to say anything negative...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were on our way to Bizzie Lizzie's for fish and chips and noticed Thai Basil, it looked warm and inviting on a cold and wet Tuesday night in Skipton. The Welcome was a bit lacking, the young girl at the desk had to ask...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I don't normally review restaurants, as opposed to hotels, but I'm making an exception in this case. My wife and I have been coming to the Thai Basil for a couple of years now and every time we find the food absolutely superb. I see...More

Thank robcrozzer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cavendish Street, Skipton BD23 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 700656
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The restaurant is founded in 2011. It is new to this town but Thai restaurants are not new to our experiences. We are a group of people who are passionate about food and have an overwhelming desire to create our own family restaurant where we can cook a good quality of food in a good atmosphere. We started our dream by renting a restaurant in Shipley, and then stepped forward to found our own restaurant in Skipton, the small historic market town in North Yorkshire with beautiful scenery, this makes it a perfect place for us.---Our Promises--- We promise to prepare and cook every dish with pride, using the finest ingredients and vegetables sourced locally, to create not only delicious but also healthy food for our customers.The tasty food is cooked by a chef of vast experience who worked for many years in a 5-star hotel in Thailand and in Thai restaurants in the UK. Not only do we aim to make tasty food we also strive to provide a friendly and excellent service in a smart and intimate dinning atmosphere.Our high standards of cleanliness are proven by achieving a5-star rating in Food Hygiene. We also have an excellent reputation given by our customers on Trip Advisor which ranks us amongst the top restaurants in Skipton. You can trust us to ensure that you will spend a wonderful time here, and you will want to come back again and again.