Takeaways and DIY home kits were our lifeline back in the days of lockdown, but you can’t beat a proper sit-down, freshly made to order meal in a restaurant without the wind whipping in our faces, and this Thai restaurant is one not to miss.
London-born Rosa’s Thai Cafe joined the new Chamberlain Square development in May 2021 and it’s been so popular in London, they have fifteen sites in the Big Smoke alone, as well as sites in Manchester and Liverpool. Focused on delivering authentic Thai food using locally sourced ingredients, Rosa’s was founded by Thai-born Khao Kho – so if anyone knows homemade Thai meals, it’s this place.
The food is designed for sharing, with a number of platters available to order as well as warm dishes such as curries, noodles and stir-fries for guests to dig in and try. The décor is homely and inviting, with wooden tables and neutral tones throughout complementing the vibrant dishes.
Dishes include Rosa’s signature Pad Thai, Beef Massaman Curry and drunken noodles – a spicy noodle dish traditionally eaten at the end of a big night out, there’s no alcohol in the dish but it’s described on the Rosa’s Thai menu as “possibly the best hangover cure in the world.”
But do not disregard the desserts as you’ll find the classic mango sticky rice dish revamped as a sundae featuring mango sorbet, fresh mango, sticky rice and coconut milk. Plus, for a soothing finish to your meal theirs Rosa’s Thai tea custard tart, which includes their signature Thai milk tea custard encased in a pastry tart and served alongside a hot Thai tea.
On the drinks menu, there is a range of wines and cocktails such as Thai & Stop Me – a classic whiskey sour made with pandan syrup and Bulleit Bourbon. Plus, Rosa’s has its very own beer- Rosa’s Thai-PA, blended with lemongrass and lime.
Rosa’s Thai Cafe, Unit 2B Chamberlain Square, Paradise Development, B3 3AX