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The Bua Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Thai, International
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great location atmosphere and food. The live music really adds to the whole event . The food was superb but unfortunately it did not arrive at the same time for our group and it was the same for the tables around...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sharpertravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, wonderful presentations, and good prices. Huge portions. My only critic is the live music playing WAY to loud for this small terrace. Turn down the volume, as the singers are actually really good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dagalexander
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just in Kamala for two weeks and ate here several times. This place has prices that are reasonable/comparable to any of the places along the main strip, but has better food and is much more peaceful, pretty, and elegant, with a beautiful wood...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Situated next to The Deck Bua offers a similar restaurant experience in so much as it’s clean, tidy and staff are attentive. It’s not on the beach eating strip so doesn’t have the same ‘fast food’ feel as Smile, Hey Ha etc. Similar prices and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kentlad
Reviewed January 10, 2019

We went to this restaurant several times in 8 days. It is a good combination of Thai and western food offered tol a very good level of prices. A bit dearer than most other restaurants in town, but definitely with better view (deck with sea...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DarliiiingNZ
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Food was okay. View is not very good. As you see all the trash at sea. Nice atmosphere and nice staff.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hiritos
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I absolutely loved my meals here- even went back three times! Food was clean, tasty and staff were delightful. Nice big servings at reasonable prices. The view is great too. I would definitely recommend the massaman curry and the pad Thai with jumbo sized prawns.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 849caitlynb
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Delicious Thai food with attentif service. We were offered some fresh fruits at the end of the meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndyWhoWhere
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

So we were here for a family dinner and the service and food and attitude were all pathetic. Chicken Satay were cold as if they had been pulled out of the fridge. Thrice I waived at a waiter and he just walked on. In fact...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rohits283
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Nice view overlooking the beach. Nice presentation of food. But the food itself is average, too spicy for a westerner (they should maybe ask your preferences). The food is overpriced. Also at the time of our visit, the restaurant was popular with big groups of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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September 17, 2015|
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Response from roundwrldticket | Reviewed this property |
Depending on where you are staying, this restaurant is great, probably the best whilst we were staying in Phuket. However if you are after something slightly more romantic I would also recomend Ban Rim Pa, which is a bit... More
August 5, 2015|
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Response from jamie_thai | Property representative |
200-300 Thai baht for tuk tuk
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