KRAPOW LONDON

THAI STREET FOOD

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Our Aim:

To bring proper Thai Street food to London and the UK

For years, Thai food in the UK has been dumbed-down and dull, typically rich and sweet, and served out of chain restaurants and supermarket aisles, like boring and bland Pad Thai or Green Curry.

It's everything we stand against. 

Our flavours have a strong influence from Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - which are entirely different, punchier and much more complex, with international notes from neighbouring countries Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and China. 

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POP-UP RESIDENCY

KRAPOW E5

 
 
 
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Picture by: Milly KR

Address: 62 Chatsworth Rd, Clapton, London E5 0LS

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Take away available, to place an order click here (menu here)

Opening days/times:

Wednesday 5.30-10.30pm

Thursday 5.30-10.30pm

Friday 5.30-11pm

Saturday 5-11pm

NB: Last orders 1hr before closing.

 
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STALL LOCATIONS

 

STREET FEAST MODEL MARKET

196 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6LS

Friday and Saturday evenings from 5pm.

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STALL FAVOURITES 

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KRAPOW MOO | ผัดกระเพาหมู 

Our signature dish and namesake... A delicious spicy pork, basil & chilli stir fry, served on jasmine rice & runny fried egg.

A real comfort food, KraPow Moo is arguably the most popular dish in Thailand. A punchy stir fry made with pork, basil, chillies, onion and garlic along with a combination of soy, fish and oyster sauce, it's the perfect one-dish meal over rice.

Nothing beats Pad KraPow Moo, except Pad KraPow Moo Gai Dow (adding the customary fried egg on top, of course!)


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GAI TOD | ไก่ทอด

Marinated boneless chicken thigh portions, with a Gluten Free golden, crispy coating, served with sriracha mayo.

Deep-fried chicken, or gai tod, is something of an obsession in Thailand - sold from street carts across the country and revered for its light, crispy skin that crackles with every bite. Hiding beneath that skin is tender juicy flesh made savoury by the flavours of chilli, garlic, lime, fish sauce and rice wine vinegar. The chicken then dredged in a combination of flours, including rice flour, which lends an extra crispness, before being fried.

 

 


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Picture: Londonfoodboy

MOO PING | หมูปิ้ง

Succulent marinated pork chunks, on brown jasmine rice & served with our spicy and delicious nam jim jaew sauce.

Street food is one of the great things about living in or visiting Thailand, and Moo Ping is a delicious, ever-present in Chiang Mai. At seemingly any time day or night you can find a man with a mobile charcoal BBQ cooking this pork deliciousness. Small pieces of pork collar, marinated in a variety of Thai flavours, and cooked so the meat gets a nice char and caramelises, resulting in that lovely sweet glaze - but still amazingly juicy and moist.

 


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GAI YANG | ไก่ย่าง 

Marinated boneless chicken thigh portions, with our spicy and delicious nam jim jaew sauce.

The awesome grilled chicken you smell on the streets of Thailand? That authentic street food Thai grilled chicken that will have you licking your fingers with each bite? We're talking about Gai Yang. A delicious, sweet and sticky grilled chicken that we marinate in a number of key Thai ingredients like chilli, lemongrass, garlic, lime juice and fish sauce and then cook over a hot grill.


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KHAO SOI | ข้าวซอย

A slightly spicy Burmese-influenced coconut & curry flavoured noodle soup served with pickled mustard greens, Thai shallots, crispy chilli, coriander and lime.

Available with chicken (gai) or deep fried tofu as a vegetarian option.

Northern Thailand's de facto signature dish, this classic coconut and curry-flavoured noodle soup is rich, creamy, and packed with uncompromising complex flavours from a slew of aromatics. It's spiked with a curry paste made of shallots, garlic, turmeric, spices and herbs, giving the famous dish its signature flavour. With tender chicken thigh (or deep fried tofu) in the coconut-y curry broth, along with a combination of boiled and fried noodles, a dish of amazing complexity and taste.

Much of northern Thai food confronts newcomers with exciting but occasionally challenging flavours. Not so Khao Soi. “It’s exotic without being weird and, most important, completely delicious.”


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LARB | ลาบไก่

Fragrant mincemeat salad, with fresh chilli, mint, coriander and lime, served on a crunchy lettuce base.

One of the most famous dishes in Thailand and eaten absolutely everywhere is Larb - a zesty, fresh and vibrant mincemeat salad (we use turkey but commonly made with pork, beef or duck), with loads of mint and other fresh herbs, shallots, toasted rice powder, dried chilli, lime juice and fish sauce. Full of protein and packed with nutrients and vitamins, you’ve got yourself a fresh & tasty salad that’s perfect in the warmer months (it's served cold) and for anyone wanting to enjoy Thai food without worrying about overindulging.


We source all our fresh ingredients locally where possible.

Our meat is all UK sourced and proudly comes from Taste Tradition.

Our vegetables and herbs from Gardner’s Fresh produce and our Asian ingredients from Thai Tana, along with See Woo and Hoo Hing.


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CONTACT US

EMAIL 

krapowldn@gmail.com

FESTIVALS, SPECIAL EVENTS, PRIVATE PARTIES & POP UPS

Please get in touch to discuss. Such events are opportunities for us to work more closely with our guests and occasions for us to share our dedication in new and exciting ways.

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