Sticky Mango

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£26 to £40
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Asian
A modern taste of South East Asia in the Southbank

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4.3
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4.2
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4.0
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S
Buckinghamshire
56 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

very nice although service was a bit sporadic. But the food was nice

AV
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was nice, a really nice variety of dishes, the beers were good (BUT they did not provide a non-alcoholic beer, which was disappointing), otherwise the furniture, service and quality of the food was very good.

AK
London
12 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Really great place, set menu very good value (by London standards) atleast.

SH
London
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience1

I feel this place has lost its way. Food was poorly prepared meat tough and generally mediocre. Decor is tired; I definitely would not go back or recommend it. And it is over priced!!!

F
London
24 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely great food. We had the tasting menu great value and loads of it. Our server Ima was just lovely, helpful friendly and nice. Will defo go back.

D
London
117 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Small restaurant within easy reach of South Bank. Dined in a party of 5 and everyone enjoyed their meal. Friendly and efficient service. Lots of choice on the menu.

BJ
London
8 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Consistent with food quality, 4 visits since July. Service needs ‘tightening up’ but overall a great time was had.

C
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

SUMMARY
Mostly affordable and delicious food supplemented by quick and polite service makes this a solid 4 stars restaurant. Just avoid the lobster as it is not worth the asking price. If the lobster had had a normal size this place would have deserved 5 stars.

SERVICE
The service we excellent, and we both agreed that the ambience of the rooms combine for optimal experiences.

FOOD
We ordered a few different dishes. I have ordered them from best recommendation to the dishes that failed to impress.

1) Truffle egg fried rice (must try - best dish of the night)
2) Pandan Macaron (must try - we expected the mango sticky rice to be the best dish however this is by a mile their best dessert)
3) Rock oysters (they were good and juicy!)
4) softshell crab
5) vegetable curry

To avoid
Lobster dish (We ordered the whole lobster however it might have been the least lobster meat I have seen in a while. For some reason the lobster claws were also MIA. Avoid this one.)

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We ordered off the lunch time set menu. Delicious food and excellent value.

GR
London
7 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful tasting menu varied tasty and different. Will definitely go again yum yum

SS
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The service was good, attentive and helpful however food was nice but nothing special. I had expected more after reading previous reviews.

AL
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Interesting food and wine menu, tasty dishes, especially the pudding. Service also really good.

OT
Hertfordshire
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The scrummiest yummiest tasty meal you could wish to have in London! Our third visit to Sticky Mango did not disappoint. We had old favourites like the Malaysian curry puffs and chicken satay, we tried the lobster for the first time which was out of this world along with delicious tiger prawn curry. Could not fault one morsel. Will be dreaming of this meal for months to come. We cannot wait for our next visit.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, top quality. Asian food redefined

OT
Zurich
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Average quality, portions fairly small

OT
London
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Small menu and some dishes were not available(Thai green curry).The food we tasted was good but was expensive. Staff were friendly but place lacked atmosphere

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Taster menu. Real (unexpected ) treat. Will be back

JF
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very helpful and attentive service. Excellent food and choice of wines. A great place

a
London
28 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Overpriced for portion size. Preferred it as a French Restaurant. Disappointing

LO
London
6 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've found our new favourite! Spring at Somerset House was our go to for fantastic food, service and ambiance...but not anymore. Blown away by the tasting menu - everything was simply beauty on a plate and our taste buds were treated to some of the most amazing flavours ever. the sommelier parred the wines with our food which was an extra surprise. Highly recommend. Fantastic value for money.

D
London
118 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Small, atmospheric restaurant five minutes walk from the National theatre and Festival Hall complex. Excellent for pre/post theatre. Good selection of small and large plates. Imaginative far eastern food beautifully presented. Particularly enjoyed prawn curry. Friendly service.

SW
Bristol
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great everything, food, service and value

9 course tasting menu, thai cocktails, flowering blossom tea

PF
London
6 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyable meal with good service and a pleasant ambience.

DG
London
4 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Yes 1st time we have been and were very pleased with the food options, quality and taste and the service. One to keep in mind for future.

s
London
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We were a table of eight. Efficient service, lovely tasty food would definitely go again. We really enjoyed the pre-theatre dinner menu..

S
London
23 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food was excellent - very tasty and well cooked.
We were seated downstairs and it was very noisy - we could hardly hear ourselves think, let alone talk! Ask to be seated upstairs.

F
London
12 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My second visit here and I brought a couple of friends to try this place. Everything was excellent. The food was superb and it seems unfair to carp about anything but we did have to wait a while before having our order taken. The prices are a bit steep but overall it is good value for money. I wold certainly recommend Sticky Mango for a special occasion or even just a good night out

T
London
6 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious food, friendly service. Amazing puddings. Would definitely return.

OT
London
28 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just discovered this place and loved it!

KM
London
15 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Fabulous as always! Food is very tasty and it’s nice atmosphere for a chilled dinner

JG
London
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Too expensive for the quality of the food - could get same food at standard Thai restaurant

C
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience4

This is the second time I dined at Sticky Mango in a fortnight. The first one was a fabuluos experience. Last night it was a nightmare:(
We had to wait half an hour between our starters and the main dish. The food was not tasty and the portions much smaller than 2 weeks ago.Such a shame. Even the wine was questonable? Too bad for them!

c
New Mexico
78 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience3

À part le potage au lait de coco poulet qui m’a bien goûté j’ai trouvé le niveau général faible.
J’ai pris de l’agneau (lamb) qui était plutôt du bouilli d’agneau
Quant au mango sticky rice je ne l’ai pas trouvé sticky du tout et à part le show lors de la présentation je suis resté sur ma faim car j’en ai mangé souvent de bien meilleurs

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Denver
10 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great. The service was friendly and efficient. Really enjoyed his restaurant.

HP
London
10 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Average food with slow service and sticky tables. Wouldn’t bother going here again.

AS
London
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Service was terrible as not very attentive. we asked for desert menue but were never asked if we want desert.

P
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and impeccable service. The lamb shank was delicious and not too big, and the monk fish was crispy on the outside and perfect on the inside.

A
London
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Possibly the worst dining experience of my entire life of living in London for 40 years. Booked a table for 7:30pm dinner for two to try out this restaurant local to us for the first time. Ordered two starters and two drinks. These items arrived soon after the order and were eaten and drunk by 8pm. Mains were ordered shortly after 8:00pm. At 9:30pm we left the restaurant having not received the mains, no further drinks were offered from 8pm. That’s 2 hours in a restaurant and we were only served two small starters and two drinks, nobody came to check or care about us. Service was shocking. When we decided to walk out at the 2 hour mark, the manager didn’t charge for the starters or the two drinks and frankly I didn’t expect anything less. Needless to say I won’t ever be dining in this pathetic establishment again.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Friendly service , interesting dishes , relaxed atmosphere

G
London
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Pleasant and cosy Asiatic ambience. Service friendly and attentive. Food tasty and imaginative, but on the expensive size for the portions and the ingredients.