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Starfish Bar and Restaurant

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59/1-3 Sainamyen Centre Point, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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+66 82 271 8040
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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65 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was quick which was great as we were being eaten by mosquitos and we went out without any repellent on. The place was surrounded by young made up ladies and a few lady boys and the area was a little seedy. The food was okay and the prices were good.

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1 Thank Michelle D
Tokyo, Japan
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Patong again for a few weeks and ate at least one meal a day here and had a few drinks at the bar on most days/nights. Quality was again consistent and prices still very reasonable. I especially recommend the Thai dishes such as krapow, ginger fried chicken, seafood salad, green curry, etc. Service is efficient and overall satisfactory.... More 

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1 Thank Steven L
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this bar on many occasions and found it always very pleasant. The staff are very attentive, friendly and welcoming. It is busy on their regular darts open night on a Friday which makes for a great atmosphere. You can eat at the bar or the restaurant and the menu is extensive. I have tried a number of dishes... More 

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Thank Terry2929
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After both having severe vomiting and stomach problems (and seeing the state of the kitchen) my friend and I both now refuse to eat anything at this grubby little bar, No fresh water - water was being delivered by bowser on a daily basis, Although serving food - customers are told the toilet is for pee pee only!!! The constant... More 

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1 Thank pennyquid
Rod D, Owner at Starfish Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Absolutely pathetic John. For those reading this review, we have many regulars for food, and I've been eating here since we opened about 4 years ago, never had any food poisoning issues until this guy.......who coincidentally had a falling out with the manager. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Had a realy good time these nights,,I realy loved your bar concept Rob! Will miss it when back in cold Norway:0)

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Thank Atle S
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We visited most nights. Great little find end of Soi Otop, cheerful bar, Amy always good fun and looked after us always happy to see us as for the rest of the bar staff ,cheap drinks large measures of Gin lovely! Rod (English ) and Lek are the owners , lovely couple free shots often off Lek! Restaurants seemed busy... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

A step above the usual main street tourist trap Thai restos in terms of quality. Very authentic. Friendly staff. Prices appropriate. Also a fun ambience for a few beers at their connected bar. Not too noisy. Very open to music requests.

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Thank Steven L
Patong, Thailand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Have eaten here on many occasions, brilliant Thai food cooked by Lek or a member of her staff, the Penang Curry is the best I have tasted. Lek's husband Rod runs darts and pool competitions for those who like to play.

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Thank David C
Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

WE ate here many times during our stay. Lek and her staff are so wonderful and friendly and the food is just sensational. Anything you order you will be blown away with. Prices are amazingly cheap for the quality of the food, drinks are cold and the atmosphere surrounding the place is great. This is a must go to place... More 

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Thank Metch14
Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

we have eaten here 3 times during our two week stay and the food is great and the people and staff are so friendly they actually bend over backwards for you the price is very reasonable as well, we celebrated our friends 50th birthday there and the staff organised balloons and even got a birthday cake for us ( we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, Thai, European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59/1-3 Sainamyen Centre Point, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: +66 82 271 8040
Description
A 32 seat restaurant and bar in the Soi Bel Aire complex close to Patong Gymnasium.The restaurant is open all year round and offers a wide range of Thai and European dishes, our big breakfast is particularly good value.The bar is open all year round, there is free wi-fi, we play a wide range of music and the drinks are priced reasonably. We also have a darts competition every Thursday evening starting 8.30, Everyone is welcome.

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