SquareMeal Review of
One reader’s claim that this is “still the best Thai in town” overstates the case, but there’s no doubting that unassuming Sukho Thai is the real deal when it comes to authentic South-East Asian cuisine. House specialities show a “wonderful balance of spicing” – witness pla tod sam rod (whole, de-boned sea bass with a chilli, tamarind and lemongrass sauce) or plah tuna (a salad of thinly sliced tuna in lemongrass and fresh mint vinaigrette). Otherwise, multicoloured steamed dumplings are “a treat in themselves”, and the menu also accommodates the usual satays, curries, stir-fries and noodles. The dimly lit, dark-wood interior is in line with nearby sibling Suksan, although it undoubtedly plays second fiddle to the accomplished cooking and “amazingly accommodating staff”.
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