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Bua Thai

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99 St. Peters Street, St Albans AL1 3EN, England
01727-84-12-34
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with 5 friends on Friday night and we all had different mains, they were all delicious and went down very well with a cold Singha beer. Lovely staff that work very hard to keep everyone happy in a respectful manner.

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Thank TrippieJan
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good, but the service was really bad.. on a Sunday they weren't waiting for customers I guess. Within one hour we were back outside again. Disappointing..

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Thank Taco V
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Dined here for the first time on Saturday evening. The restaurant interior is quite small with not a great deal of space between tables. It was pretty full and a touch noisy though not sufficient to be off putting. Service was polite and efficient. The food, while not spectacular, was perfectly good and very reasonably priced so I'd happily revisit... More 

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Thank Andrew H
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I'll keep this simple: food is amazing and always very fresh, the staff are lovely. The place is small but cosy and it is easy to park nearby

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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is quite cozy given its compact size but they do serve lovely authentic thai cusine. We had ordered the signature dishes including the so called weeping tiger, the spicy sizzling sirloin dish, and the tasty seabass overlaid with a special sweet thai sauce. Also the pad thai noodles are rather yummy, not sticky and over spiced. The price... More 

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Thank Charlie W
St. Alabans,England
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169 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We visited the Bua Thai for an evening meal and chose item B on the menu which gives a mixed starter and 3 dishes plus rice plus their special Salmon dish. Not only was this a superb tasty Thai meal but was very filling. Despite being very busy the service was fast efficient and friendly. Normally we enjoy their Lunch... More 

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Thank mike_StAlbans
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Came here with my mate for a catch up dinner and the food was great. We ordered the set meal for 2 and there was loads of food for a reasonable price. They also do BYOB with a corkage fee so we brought a bottle with us but you can order wine there as well. Definitely one I'd recommend!

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Thank Charlotte W
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

As usual the food was amazing- so tasty and the staff are amazing too!! I just love it here. It's really good value for money with authentic Thai food. They don't offer dessert but food is sooo delicious!

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Thank jenaleah
Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A group of us went to Bua Thai for a birthday dinner. We had a lovely evening. The food is tasty and reasonably priced. The service is also good. The only drawback is the size of the restaurant, which means it can feel crowded when full.

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Thank will10752016
Pulloxhill, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Reasonable value, reasonable food, reasonable service. We had a set menu - £16.50/head - mixed starter platter, chicken green curry, prawns, rice, noodles - all absolutely fine but lacking anything special in terms of flavour or presentation. You can bring your own wine - £4.50/bottle corkage - but they do sell wine too. Overall, nice enough but I'm sure there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 St. Peters Street, St Albans AL1 3EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: 01727-84-12-34

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?