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Ska Bar

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Bar, Seafood, Asian, Thai
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186/12, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 81 797 0559
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Gold Coast, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chilled out cool place with good food and great music. Dinner was nothing extraordinary but a good meal for a great price. The location and vibe of the place was great and enjoyed a few beers while listening to reggae. Would visit again for sure.

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Thank elchock
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice position right on the beach, the food is very nice and the bar is right on the rocks and is in prime location, the bar staff are quick with the drinks but always look like theyve just discovered their daughter is expecting quadruplets and need to cheer up a bit!!

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Thank BradThax
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food - very extensive menu. Cocktails, particularly the Coconut Colada was to die for. Great ambience overlooking the water. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Nat354
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Ska Bar and Restaurant for lunch. We had the cheapest Pad Thai in Thailand (70Baht). It was very tasty. We waited a bit to long for the food and the table close to the kitchen was not the best one, but the restaurant was full. This means that it is quite popular. Definitely worth the visit.

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Thank Stanescu A
Perth, Australia
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place for food or drinks in Kata without a doubt. Not sure why is took us so long to visit here. It was amazing. The drinking lounge under the tree overlooking the beach is absolutely amazing, helped by the chilled reggae tunes that play. Then we ducked into the restaurant for dinner. The food is all very reasonable... More 

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Thank djross88
Herlev, Denmark
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best beach bar at Kata Beach the nicest waiters, and they played the best reggae music. the atmosphere was fantastic :-)

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Thank BettinaRaae
Kata Beach, Thailand
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116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food mainly seafood and Thai cuisine well laid back atmosphere and can get very busy lots of choice of wines and beers overall very good experience

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Thank franktheshoe
Marbella, Spain
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It used to be just a bar around the big tree. Great drinks, lots of people to meet. Free BBQ on friday evening and fireshow. Today the bar is a lot smaller and the restaurant next-door incorporated. Thai food is great and they have a lot of dishes for people wanting western stuff like pasta. Fresh food, always great value... More 

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Thank Tommy W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have come to Ska bar after discovering it last year. We love this place the restaurant serves great tasty Thai food and the bar is probably has the most authentic Caribbean vibes outside of the Caribbean. With the bar being sat right on the beach you can enjoy a cocktail and watch the waves... More 

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Thank Amy V
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Right and I mean right on the water, adjacent to the seafood restaurant. Good tunes and one of the greatest locations for intimate cocktails in the evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186/12, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon  >  Kata Beach
  • Phone Number: +66 81 797 0559

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