The midfielder rose brilliantly to head home Cresswell’s great cross as the hammers went searching for only their second League win in eight attempts.
Spurs had stated in the ascendancy and Adrian was forced into a fine save from Bentaleb when he flew to his left to palm a rocket shot around the post.
And in the tenth minute Kane charged onto a ball from the back but after some lazy defending by Reid and Tomkins but saw his flicked effort hit the post.
The Hammers found their feet after the two early scares and on 17 minutes Cresswell fired in a long range shot which flew wide.
But four minutes later the left back was instrumental in setting up the lead with a great run and cross which Kouyate thudded into the back of the net with a great header.
Rose was close for Spurs at the other end when he dived forward to peroduce a brav e header from Kane’s chip forward but the ball beat the bar.
As play switched to the other end Creswell’s fine cross was met bny Valencia but Lloris advanced bravely to block.
Kane was again at the heart of things though producing a neat ball for Mason but his shot was driven wide of an upright.
Noble held his head in frustration minutes later when he tried his luck with a fierce goal bound shot which which thudded into a defender and flew behind.