When there is always a queue outside, you know the cuisine is good. Despite it being a Soho, hot and happening place, you might almost miss it as you saunter past with the rest of the eclectic mix of the young and the beautiful, the creatives and the alternatives.
Decor Busaba Eathai
As the decor is full of mahogany and low lighting, it's one of those places that you either know about or you don't. Despite the large wooden tables and benches, it's rather intimate, due to the strategically placed lamps. Whether it is fit to burst or (rarely) quiet, theres a private atmosphere, perfect for dates, catch ups with friends, definitely not children. Unless you have the patience of a saint.
Busaba Thai Food
If you do or do not like Thai Food, then you'll love it here, their authenticity caters to a metropolitan market. Their Calamari is unparalleled, sweet and spicy, with the right amount of chewiness. However, their Tom Yam Talay seafood noodle soup does not compare to Ekachai or SumYe. It is delicious, but very light and not tomato based, watch out for the chilli's.
The grilled Chicken Satay salad, is always a people pleaser and the sides of Phad Phak; broccoli beans and corn tossed with pine nuts is a delicious medley of side veg to accompany your meal, and much tastier than usual standard boiled veg.
If you're new to London and the 'scene' then this the kind of place to break you in, as it is amidst all of the trendy other bars and restaurants in the creative area of Soho.