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Crazy Bear †

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26-28 Whitfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2RG
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OPENING TIMES
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday: 12:00-15:00,18:00-22:30. Saturday: 18:00-22:30
PRICES
Under £35

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Crazy BearTucked away on a quiet street in Fitzrovia, Crazy Bear is on a mission to redefine luxury oriental dining in the capital. Combining chic dťcor with first-class service and a seriously impressive menu, Crazy Bear has a kitchen to rival Fulham's Blue Elephant but a far superior sense of cool.

Crazy Bear occupies two floors. In the basement excellent cocktails are served to a glamourous crowd putting their feet up on swish cowhide barstools. It's a sensual and uplifting start to an evening. Proceeding upstairs, the dining room is impeccably set out under low lights with seating and hardwood tables that are both stylish and comfortable.

The dishes devised by a head Chef Anusak Thepdamrongchaikagul draw on oriental traditions with the emphasis on Thai. The menu is long and enticing, with house specialities including hot and sour soup, veal escalope and slow-roast pork belly. The latter was the highlight of our visit, delightfully chewy and full of flavour, while Thai staples such as green curry and Pad Thai are handled with aplomb. The wine list is extensive and contains a number of gems - our excellent waiter steered us towards a wonderfully crisp Alain Brumont Gascogne 2002.

Crazy Bear is a welcome addition to London’s restaurant scene and one of the most original and memorable Thai kitchens in town. Expensive it may be, but this is a truly spectacular place.

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Goodge Street Tube Station
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Euston Railway Station
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Eurostar
16 minutes walk
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Collingwood House NCP
5 minutes walk
Clipstone Street Masterpark
7 minutes walk

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11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
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The Academy Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £106† 31% off
21 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Crazy Bear
Thick carpets, antique furniture, free-standing claw-foot baths and delicate floral fabrics create an atmosphere of intimate country house elegance throughout this 49-room boutique hotel owned by ... More
Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
50 Berners Street, W1T | 4 minutes from Crazy Bear
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Busaba Eathai
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
22 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 1 minute from Crazy Bear
Busaba Eathai is a canteen-style Thai fusion restaurant handily located for the West End. Diners are sat at long communal tables, which can be a little ... More
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Siam Central
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14 Charlotte Street, Marylebone, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
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Bam-Bou
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
1 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
Bam-Bou, a well regarded pan-Asian restaurant from the Caprice Group, is located in a Georgian town house to the south of Charlotte Street, furnished throughout in ... More
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Spaghetti House
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15 Goodge Street, Marylebone, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Crazy Bear
Running since 1955, Spaghetti House was set up by Northern Italians Lorenzo Fraquelli and Simone Lavarni and it still regarded as a family business. After opening ... More
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
64 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Crazy Bear
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Sanxia Renjia Chinese Restaurant
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29 Goodge Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Crazy Bear
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Crazy Bear, 82 Gower Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Crazy Bear
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 6th September to 2nd November 2019
Crazy Bear, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes from Crazy Bear
Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, Big the Musical is a heart-warming show about 12 year-old Josh Baskin who longs to be big and ...More
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The Stargazers
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Crazy Bear, 100 Oxford Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Crazy Bear
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25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Crazy Bear
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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Crazy Bear
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 5 minutes from Crazy Bear
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a ÔŅĹ6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Crazy Bear
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
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The Building Centre
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26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
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New London Architecture
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26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. First opened in 1854, their flagship ... More
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Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
Almost Famous started out selling limited runs of classy denim, but this flagship store marks their expansion into a whole range of elegant ladies clothes. Born ... More
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Hobgoblin
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Crazy Bear
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Crazy Bear
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 7 minutes from Crazy Bear
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Frame Fitzrovia
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25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from Crazy Bear
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
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Agua at Sanderson
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The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Crazy Bear
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London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from Crazy Bear
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Crazy Bear
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The Adam & Eve
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Crazy Bear
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King & Queen
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1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 5 minutes from Crazy Bear
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
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Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
25 Charlotte Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
The second Vagabond store, following on from the original wine bar in Fulham, can be found in ... More
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Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Newman Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Crazy Bear
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
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50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Crazy Bear
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Crazy Bear
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