Ting Thai Caravan

Ting Thai Caravan
8–9 Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QZ
  • Telephone 0131 225 9801
  • Opening times Mon–Sun noon–11pm.
  • Seasonal times Festival hours Sun–Thu 11.30am–11pm, Fri/Sat 11.30am–12pm.
  • Food served Sun–Thu 11.30am–10pm; Fri/Sat 11.30am–11pm.
  • Pre-theatre times 11.30am–6pm
  • Pre-theatre price £12.65
  • Email
  • Website www.tingthai-caravan.com
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Ting Thai Caravan

Photo: Caitlin Cooke

Delicious, no-frills, street food-style Thai restaurant that’s easy on your budget but big on fun and flavour.

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This small and often packed place serves up tasty Thai street food with skill, passion and edge to a mostly young and studenty crowd. Acid-neon collages, communal tables and upbeat tunes replace the carved wooden panelling and serene atmosphere of more traditional Thai outposts. Meals mostly come in boxes, in keeping with Ting Thai’s street food roots. Along with the signature dishes of pad Thai and green curry, diners can choose from small boxes of fat prawns in a crisp beer batter, crunchy tofu pieces with a chilli jam, deep-fried eggs with crispy shallots, or larger portions of pan-fried sea bass and honey duck breast. With a no-booking policy, queues can often stretch down the street, but service is fast and the queue moves along quickly. Waiting staff spring into action within moments of you taking a seat, food appears minutes later and chopsticks have barely been put down before the bill arrives.

The List's rating
7.2

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Chris Marks visited Ting Thai Caravan on 7 February 2019
  • High point: Great value
  • Low point: Be prepared to queue
  • Notable dish: Chicken pad Thai
  • Average price: £13 (lunch); £15 (dinner)
  • Delivery: Deliveroo only.
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Pre-theatre menu
  • Music on stereo: Loud and lively tunes
  • Capacity: 49
  • Largest group: No bookings
  • Open since: 2013
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 3
  • House wine: £11.50 per bottle

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