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Old Siam Authentic Thai Restaurant

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311 Patak Road, Karon beach, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
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Essendon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice while we were staying at the hotel. We were not impressed. The first time we walked in we were totally ignored so found our own way to a table. They finally served us and we had a fairly unremarkable meal. The food is inexpensive. The second time we tried the seafood barbecue. The seafood was disappointing,... More 

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Thank Juliana4
Mandurah and Peel Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Food was fabulous so was the service. Staff very friendly. Food was delicious hot and very tasty. The decor is nostalgic with heaps of old photos of Thailand. Along with objects from during the war, which all add to the ambience. A very enjoyable meal indeed

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Thank sareskel
San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

After three weeks of being in Kata Beach we were finally lured into this restaurant. It looked crowded so we decided to give it a shot. By far the dirtiest floors and tables we have seen so far. The service was almost non-existant and the food was super dull. My husband and I ordered two sodas, sweet and sour chicken... More 

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Thank jrydz
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We enjoyed our meals every time. it is the authentic thai food place. We recommend you this place. Seafood or the main thai dishes are awesome.

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Thank Cenk S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice fancy place. Terrace overlooking the sea. Average food. The buffet is totally overpriced. 790 for average food no much selection. Especially the seafood which is what attracted me: just prawn mussels and squid. I should have tried a la carte but dont think I will come again.

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Thank Andrea C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I was here seven years ago and have been dyin to go back. Their Paneng nua is the best i've eaten, not the spiciest but it's delicious.

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Thank Dennis E
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We've been to over a dozen restaurants and stalls in a week in various parts of Thailand. And this was worse than any here or in the U.K. I've been to. Spicy grilled pork salad was tough and boring. No flavour, no atmosphere, no nothing! Also the fish on ice out front didn't look fresh. I mentioned the eyes were... More 

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Thank NickyRB
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

What's to like? It looked inviting - an old school restaurant with warm wood interior. Pricing was fair. Perhaps we chose the wrong meal. In the mood for western food (half their menu) we got burgers, fries, salad and beer. Even though we ordered identical meals, and the restaurant had only a dozen customers, our dishes came out five minutes... More 

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United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We've been travelling through Thailand for the last week and had some amazing food in other places. Unfortunately the food was bland and quite boring. Spicy salad not spicy at all.

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Thank Anna B
Shanghai, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We came here for their Seafood Buffet. Cost 790 Baht, the worst money I have ever spent. Don't know what there food off the menu is like, but don't go for their Seafood Buffet it is a disaster.

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Thank Darryl W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Patak Road, Karon beach, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon

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