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Raya Restaurant and Wine Bistro

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264/2 Ruamjit Road (Cha-Am South Soi 5) | Cha-Am, Phetchaburi, Cha-am 76120, Thailand
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+66 32 472 641
07:00 - 23:00
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had a great breakfast this am after a 4 Km walk along the beach at Cha Am.The Raya Resort serves excellent coffee and for THB 250 I had a 3 course meal-enough to set me up for a full day of Thai lessons-which were just up the road. The atmosphere is quiet in the early morning and all the... More 

Thank mike o
Bangkok, Thailand
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife and I usually use Raya as a special occasion restaurant. That is not to say it wouldn't be good to eat here all the time, it is just to suggest it is a first class establishment and a cut above many others in the Cha am district. The wine list is spot-on, so is the service but the... More 

Thank Ray W
Lund, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The restaurant has been praised in recent reviews. I'm a little surprised. The food is good, but not excellent or innovative. The service is average and the restaurant in itself dull. Not really what you expect considering the prices. Ray's is definitely not the best option in town.

Thank abiansrama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The food was OK, albeit expensive. The service was terrible and practically nonexistent. After my initial order I had to flag down a waiter for anything else to eat or drink and even to clear my table of dishes. I would not go back there to eat.

Thank Tom K
Lund, Sweden
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is very nice. It is a bit upper class kind of restaurant.The restaurant kitchen is very comprehensive with offers from all kind of cousins. We sampled the Thai options and we were not very positively impressed. The food was OK but nothing really more. Since this a comparatively expensive restaurant competing to be the number one in Cha... More 

Thank Lars M
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Simply the best restaurant in the area. The interior is very nice, the servants is very professional, the seafood is fresh and delightful and the live music sounds very good and professional as well. The context and content of and in dinner with my wife was outstanding. Best Restaurant in the town and area!

Thank Claus B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Our overall experience was excellent. Starting from the moment the staff welcomes you. There was live music playing in the exterior area with a magnificent voice and a contemporary repertoire, and if you wish to have a more calm moment, there is an inside area of the restaurant. The decoration is inviting in the wooden villa and big terrace with... More 

Thank Na N
Cha-am, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Food is okay but very expensive, especially for Cha'am. This must be by far the most expensive place there for sure. As there is not much else to get a good steak or decent lamb chops we decided to give it a try. Disappointed we left as the steak was overcooked and like the lb chops a lot smaller than... More 

Thank MarcGoedvolk
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

If enjoying seafood outdoors is not a choice, Raya is a nice escape from the heat. Although the menu has changed somewhat with a shift to western / international cuisine, Raya has still retained a wide selection of seafood and Thai dishes. We ordered the Thai fruit salad with fresh prawns ( still very tasty but no grapes this time,... More 

Thank Lantis7481
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Having dined or lunched at Raya 4 times during my month's stay at Cha Am I found that we had a slightly different experience each time.....but each was excellent. On our last day we went back for lunch and this time it was packed and customers had to be turned away. Having tried so many Cha Am restaurants I can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$23
European, Asian, Thai, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264/2 Ruamjit Road (Cha-Am South Soi 5) | Cha-Am, Phetchaburi, Cha-am 76120, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phetchaburi Province  >  Cha-am
  • Phone Number: +66 32 472 641
Raya Restaurant and Seafood can guarantee to fit about 100 people within the area. Guests are able to choose whether to sit inside with air conditioning or to sit and take in the sea breeze right outside on the terrace.

The food has a wide range of European food, Thai food and seafood, selected for their superior quality prepared by professional chefs. There is a wide range to choose from our drink list for those who love to drink coffee, cocktails and wines. Whether you are here for a breath of fresh air, with family, friends or your special ones, you will fill with joy from our warm hospitality and friendliness.

Besides, Raya Restaurant and Seafood offers guests to sit on the beachside area with the comfortable beach chairs and umbrellas. Ranges of food and beverage service are available from 08:00 -22:00 HRS everyday, except Wednesdays due to the Cha-am cleaning day.

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