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Yelpers Wisen Up at ORA Thai Lounge



Opening
Yelpers filled their bellies and their minds out on a Wednesday
night in London.

Welcome to Yelp Thinks and Drinks. A night of good food,
good drinks and good knowledge
, all held at ORA, a chic Thai restaurant in the
heart of the neighbourhood of Fitzrovia.

Team
Upon entering,
yelpers were greeted with a selection of drinks, including juices, beer, and
one hell of a mojito.

Servers also made their
way through the crowds to dish out delicious light bites, including Satay Gain
(or Chargrilled marinated chicken served with homemade peanut
sauce), Larb Hed (mushrooms with roasted rice, chilli flakes
with mint and coriander), Por Pia Jay (Vegetable spring rolls served with sweet
chilli) and Pie Kaeng Kiew Warn Gai (Baked Thai green curry pie with chicken,
aubergine, bamboo slices, fresh beans, sweet basil and chillies.) Mmm…

Drinks
Food
“Their manager described their restaurant as a modern take on
a Thai restauant but with traditional flavours. And I'm glad that they kept the flavours because they're
delicious,” Yee Gan O exclaimed. “These were small bites packed with flavour
and quite yummy.”

Once the food and drink portion died down, Yelpers were given
a playing card and matched at a table, creating trivia teams of random chance. It
was time to see how smart London yelpers really were.

Trivia

Lead by Abbie of the great private event trivia company
QuizQuizQuiz, yelpers were tested on everything from movie theme songs to
famous faces
to sports history and even a bit of American knowledge for the expats
in the room.

“The Quiz was super fun and
the MC really kept us engaged. Although our team came in joint fourth place, it was really fun to find out what everyone's subject of expertise was and just
meeting new people in general! Who knew I would know all about musicals?”
Amy S asked. Not us, but bully for you!

The winners walked away with a gift certificate to Ora and
even the other teams had a smile on their face at the end of the night.

“I loved the food! I can
see myself coming back here and enjoying an entire meal… or two! The cocktails
were incredible, food was amazing
, and Abbie did an excellent job with the
quiz
! Did anyone hear her sing a little jig during the game? Girl has voice!” Jennifer S wrote.

All in all, a fantastic night. But don’t take our word for
it. Check out all the reviews right here as well as the amazing pics by photographer Olivia-Anita Elekes on the offical Yelp Flickr page

Until next time,

Me

Alex S, London Community Manager

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