ala carte, papaya tree, modern, contemporary, romantic thai restaurant, take away, home delivery, party, kensington high street london w8 6bd uk engla-...the only REAL Thai in Kensington! - Evening standard

    thai tapas
t1. jade parcels thai herb marinated chicken pieces wrapped in pandan leaves, served with a  sweet chilli dip - 8.95

t2. chiang mai salad wrap a classic dish from northern thailand. minced ‘basil infused’ chicken and crispy noodles with lettuce leaves for yourself to wrap –11.95

t3. dizzy prawns breadcrumbed king prawn in a red wine and tangy tomato sauce – 8.95

t4. hot potted mussels steamed with hot basil leaves served with a hot chilli dip – 8.95

t14. papaya tree wings pan fried chicken wings topped with a tangy red wine sauce – 7.95

t15. tod mun pla thai fish cakes made from specially imported thai fish with lime leaves and various spices – 7.95

t16. por pia tod spring rolls filled with minced chicken, vermicelli and cabbage, served with plum sauce – 6.95

t17. satay strips of marinated chicken on bamboo skewers, with a peanut butter sauce – 7.95

t18. keaw krob wonton filled with minced pork and spices, with thai sweet chilli sauce – 6.95

t19. goong hom pah deep fried king prawn wrapped  in a light pastry served with thai sweet chilli sauce – 7.95

t20. khanom pang na goong minced prawn and spices on fried toast, served with thai sweet chilli sauce – 6.95

t21. khanom jeep delicate steamed dumplings with minced pork and prawns topped with fried garlic, served with sweet soya sauce – 7.95

t22. vegetarian spring rolls spring rolls filled with vermicelli, cabbage and spices, served with plum sauce – 6.95

t23. tempura vegetables a selection of crunchy, bite-sized vegetables coated in light tempura batter – 6.95

t24. the papaya tree collection a delicious selection of appetisers, served with a variety of dipping sauces
for two persons – 14.95
for four persons – 27.95



1. tom yum soup a rich hot and sour soup with lime juice, lime leaves, lemon grass, galangal, chilli and mushroom
chicken – 7.95
prawn – 8.95
mixed seafood – 9.95

2. tom kah gai a mild coconut chicken soup, with lime juice, lemon grass and – 7.95

3. geang joot woon seang a clear and light vermicelli soup and fresh coriander
vegetables – 6.95
chicken/pork – 7.95



4. som tum the dish of the restaurant! crunchy shredded papaya mixed with lime juice, fish sauce, chilli, minced garlic, shredded carrots, crushed peanuts and tomatoes – 11.95

5. yum neau grilled beef strips mixed with herbs, chillli and lemon dressing – 12.95

6. thai sea salad seafood tossed with lemon grass, chilli and lemon dressing – 13.95

7. yum woon sen vermicelli noodle tossed with minced pork, spring onion and carrots in a spicy lemon dressing – 11.95

8. yum bla muk tender squid with onion seasoned with chilli lemon dressing – 13.95

9. plah goong succulent king tiger prawns with lemon grass, onions, lemon juice and fresh coriander – 13.95

10. laab with lime juice, lime leaves, fresh coriander and chilli - chicken/pork – 11.95

11. moo nam dok barbecue strips of pork with lime juice, lime leaves and coriander – 11.95

stir fries

the classics

vegetables – 10.95
chicken/pork – 11.95
beef – 12.95
prawn/seafood – 13.95

12. pad krapow fresh thai basil leaves, onion, minced chilli and garlic

13. pad kratiam garlic and cracked black pepper sauce

14. pad nam prik pow special chilli paste with onion and  red and green peppers 

15. pad preow wan juicy pineapple, onion, cucumber and tomatoes in a sweet & sour sauce

16. pad king sliced ginger and vegetables in a light soya sauce

17. pad nam mun hoi oyster sauce, mushroom and fresh spring onion

chef’s specials

18. gai pad met mamuang stir fried sliced chicken with crunchy lightly roasted cashewnuts, spring onion, mushrooms and roasted chilli – 11.95

19. thai forest chicken stir fried spicy chicken with young stemmed peppercorns, coriander roots, finely shredded lime leaves and bamboo shoots – 12.95

20. gai ta-krai stir fried chicken with fresh shredded lemongrass stalks, chilli, garlic and coriander – 12.95

21. moo prik king stir fried pork with runner beans and the chefs special chilli sauce – 9.95

22. spicy seafood hotpot prawns, squid and mussels with hot thai basil leaves and chilli. served in a covered pot to intensify the flavours into the seafood – 13.95

23. ‘dizzy’ prawns crispy breadcrumbed king prawn in a rich red wine and tangy tomato sauce – 13.95

24. pla lad prik deep fried crispy seasoned fish topped with a special chilli sauce – 13.95

25. tamarind duck stir fried roasted duck in tangy tamarind juices with tomatoes and pineapple – 13.95


vegetables – 10.95
chicken/pork – 11.95
beef – 12.95
prawn/seafood – 13.95

26. geang kheaw wan green curry with thai aubergine, bamboo shoots and coconut milk

27. geang pet red curry with thai aubergine, bamboo shoots and coconut milk

28. geang penang a rich and thick ‘peanutty’ red curry with coconut milk and shredded lime leaves

29. massaman curry special thai curry cooked with coconut milk, potatoes, roasted nuts, tomatoes and onion

30. jungle curry a spicy coconut-free curry from northern thailand, with special thai herbs and spices

31. red curry of roasted duck with tomatoes and chunks of juicy  pineapple with coconut milk – 13.95

32. choo chee fish crispy seasonal fish topped with a mild red curry sauce – 13.95


vegetables – 10.95
chicken/pork/beef - 11.95
prawn/seafood – 12.95

33. pad thai highly popular fried rice noodles with egg, beansprouts, ground peanuts and a wedge of lime

34. drunken noodles spicy fried rice noodles tossed with chilli and fresh basil leaves

35. pad lard nar fried noodles in a deliciously light brown gravy

36.. pad see-ew noodles fried rice noodles in dark soya sauce

37. pad bah mee noodles stir fried egg noodles with mushrooms, spring onions and baby corn in a light soya sauce

38. crystal pad thai king tiger prawns fried with glass vermicelli noodles – 12.95


39. steamed thai jasmine rice - 3.50       

40. coconut rice steamed jasmine rice infused with light coconut milk – 4.95

41. kao pad stir fried rice with fresh peas, egg and a splash of soya sauce – 4.95

42. the papaya tree rice the ‘king’ of our rice dishes with prawn, squid, chicken, pork, onion, tomatoes, peas and a touch of coriander leaves – 7.95

43. kao neaw famous sticky rice from northern and north east thailand – 4.95