North London



Farang comes from ex-Smoking Goat chef Seb Holmes. You may have seen them appearing in Dinerama and Hawker House, but this sees them in a long-term residency that should become a full-time restaurant in Highbury.

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Test Driving Farang - proper Thai food hits Highbury
Seb Holmes is packing them in with his authentic Thai restaurant Farang. We head down to Highbury to take a look.

Restaurant details

Address: 72 Highbury Park, Highbury East, London N5 2XE

Telephone number: 020 7226 1609

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Nearest station: Highbury and Islington


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Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Grace Dent Evening Standard
Reviewed on March 16, 2017
"What I was eating was a very good bowl of rich coconut braised beef cheek. So outstanding in fact, I considered ordering another two for the freezer, until I was persuaded this was sheer greed." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on February 15, 2017
"“Decadent,” says one chum about the notion of half a large spring chicken and minced tiger prawn red curry served together. Another recipient praises its evocation of a Malaysian rendang, the flavours lip-smacking and distinct." READ REVIEW


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