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Papaya

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516/21 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
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+66 76 398 030
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd walked past this restaurant many times - it's quite large. We decided to give it a go. Really nice green curry prawns and hubby had the fried chicken in whiskey sauce and said it was a mixture of flavours and couldn't fault it. Would definitely recommend to other diners.

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Icklesham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat friendly staff lovely setting and some really lovely food so pleased we found this place 🙏🏻

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Thank purvisgreenhow
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We ate at Papaya a couple of times during our week stay in Karon. The restaurant is spacious and the food and prices very good. Friendly service in a good location.

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Thank waythewindblows
Wickford, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We ate here twice. The building layout is worth mentioning as it would appear two restaurants have been joined back to back - so as you pass through you have the choice of sitting outside, inside, outside (by a lovey water feature), inside or outside! The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. The service was also very good.

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Thank Arthur_Sue
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

He had a simple dinner there. The food was great and the staff was very pleasant. I have to agree with one of the comments that they brought the food too fast. Yet, not from the micro 😜 One of the good options in the neighborhood

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Thank Panagiotis P
Leeds
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159 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very good Thai food for good prices. Substantial meal for 3 of us (including 2 large Singha beers) came to just over £20. Shrimp and cashew nuts, pad thai, fried rice and garlic chicken all very tasty. Very speedy and friendly service. Recommended.

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Thank Charona3101
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Found this place just around the corner from where we were staying on the first night. And what a little gem it was. We ended up going there twice during our 5 night stay as we wanted to know that the first time wasn't a fluke...and it wasn't. Great food at even better prices. Staff were attentive and a must... More 

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Thank 315jodier
Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We visited Papaya in the last week of our stay. Nice restaurant, with little fountain, lots of waiters. Service swift, good food, Thai dishes are good. Cocktails are nice and reasonably priced. Would visit again.

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Thank dutch_122
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

After reading about this restaurant on TripAdvisor we decided to go for dinner and we were definitely impressed. We had Thai food and it was some of the best we have had on our trip, the red curry was particularly good. The cocktails are also well priced and very good. If staying at Karon Beach then I would definitely suggest... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Found this restaurant to be only average Polite staff but food came very quick and we like to eat at a far slower pace.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516/21 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon
  • Phone Number: +66 76 398 030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?