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Busaba Eathai

22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
+44 20 7299 7900
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (37 reviews)
“calamari” (29 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in for an early weekday dinner and shared a few small plates. The food was very tasty but the portion size was a bit small for the price. Atmosphere is great and the service was attentive.

Thank cPeacec
Reviewed 3 days ago

We just ordered over deliveroo and the food was shocking... we ordered two curries both of which had two tiny little pieces of meat and one piece of vegetable... when i called the restaurant the guy laughed and said i'll give u a cheaper meal...More

Thank cloeodelavega
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for lunch, and ordered the vegan pumpkin curry, then had to order rice separately. We had to wait 35-45 minutes for our food, then as soon as we asked a waitress where it was she brought it over within a couple of minutes, while...More

Thank mslsd7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is quite similar to Wagamama in style and food albeit wider selections and this is because Wagamama belonged to Alan Yau’s group of restaurants before he offloaded it. The decor is lovely and the place has a great ambience. I went as a...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember this chain opening back in the day, in Wardour St, when people would queue up the street. It was pretty good - like a sort-of Thai Wagamama, but with a non-memorable name and fussy logo.I stopped going a long time ago after a...More

Thank trevgti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Sunday with my boyfriend and have to say that the food was even better than the last time we visited. Friendly and attentive staff with a special thanks going to Antonella and Ioanna. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Thank karenb20172017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a family group of six, a warm greeting and shown straight to our table. We ordered starters and main courses which surprised by arriving together, which we were told was their usual approach, but seemed odd to us. Even though the food was...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Thank goodness I had booked a table as the queue was longer than usual. My client,ordered and we started with cocktails a great beginning. We had gorgeous fishcakes with dipping sauce followed by I would say the most delicious squid ever couldn’t stop eating it....More

Thank HaSki14
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Haski14, Many thanks for the nice review ! Nobody can say no to our calamari!!!! See you soon again! Kind regards, Ioanna

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Agree with the people below I used to go to Busaba when it opened for a few years - now it is way overpriced. The noodles were oily there were 4 pieces of chicken for £12.00 dish - its complete stealing. Nice staff. I will...More

Thank Haley H
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Haley, Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we sincerely appreciate your comments.Please send us more details at feedback@busaba.com and we can improve on the areas of concern. We look forward to hear from you. Regards, Ioanna

Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a restaurant that serves delicious far eastern food cooked with love and attention. I frequently go to this restaurant with work colleagues so highly recommended.

Thank sueflaster
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you so much for the nice review! See you soon! Kindest regards, Ioanna

Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7299 7900
  • E-mail
Busaba Eathai, conceived by Alan Yau, is a modern Thai eatery offering a single course eating experience devised to feed you with minimum fuss. The diverse but simple menu offers a flavoursome selection of Thai salads, noodles, curries and stir-fries with an authenticity and freshness that surpasses expectations. The menu also offers an extensive list of Asian inspired juices and smoothies delivering a simple yet intelligent selection of wines, all with enough character to complement the food.
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