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All reviews love this restaurant nice ambience the food is great family meal saturday night booked a table sally takeaway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a number of times . You are always welcomed warmly and all the team are so attentive. The decor is lovely and traditional. The food is outstanding and probably one of the best Thai restaurants I have been to. If...you don't know what to order ask them and they happily suggest. I recommend this jewel in Caterham high stMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 December 2023

Fantastic service, excellent food, a family run business, prices very reasonable, highly recommended

Date of visit: December 2023
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Sallie Jones, General Manager at Bua Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2023

Thank you for your positive feedback and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 15 December 2023

Popped in with family for lunch and didn’t regret it Was met by Sally the owner who was very pleasant and friendly. Good was amazing - full of flavour and we will definitely be back for dinner soon!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Sallie Jones, General Manager at Bua Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2023

Thank you for your positive feedback We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 12 November 2023

We had a great meal here both on our 1st visit and on our most recent one. The quality of food and presentation is excellent. The staff were all friendly and welcoming. We'll not hesitate to return at a later date - this is sure...to be a regular spot for us.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 25 October 2023

Highly recommend this family run Thai restaurant. The ambiance, service and food were all above our expectations. The set menu was nicely presented and thoroughly delicious.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Sallie Jones, General Manager at Bua Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2023

Thank you for your positive feedback Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 22 October 2023

Fabulous! Everything perfect, the hosts, the food, the atmosphere. Highly recommended. Went for Sunday evening birthday supper with the family. Catered for all our tastes including the children.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 25 February 2023 via mobile

Went for a Saturday night family meal, food and service were excellent. Will definitely be going back again!

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

My favourite restaurant! I love the food they are serving, I can taste Thailand in their dishes and the staff super friendly and professional. The ambient is very cozy and at the same time give you the feeling of Thailand. I really recommend Bua Thai...restaurant! The best!👌More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 12 November 2022 via mobile

Staff friendly, food, not as good as last time, service sluggish, but put this down to a large table. The owner/manager comes across as brash and cocky. We left £4 on a £40 bill and asked if we could add an extra £2 she snidely...laughed and said forget it it’s not worth it, it will cost me more in tax. OK. We will not be returning! Very rudeMore

Date of visit: November 2022
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Bua Thai Caterham, General Manager at Bua Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2022

I'm sorry you didnt enjoy your experience with us this time. I was not ment to come across as rude and cocky regarding the light hearted humor. We would hope you will come to dine in again

Reviewed 26 April 2022

We love this restaurant! I've been taking my 90 year old parents here for lunch regularly since lockdown finished and we all love it (which is saying something as my dad's really difficult to please!). There's a fabulous lunchtime set menu which is 2 courses...for £13.50, or £15.00 with a soft drink I think (we always have the coffee, which is really good). The variety on it is really good, and a la carte is available too. The service is so friendly and Sally is really helpful. My dad is in a wheelchair and mum has constant back pain. Sally always opens the doors wide so we can get the chair in easily, and offers mum a cushion for comfort. There's also a disabled parking bay just outside which is brilliant! The food is great, and really good value too. We shall definitely keep returning.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 16 February 2022 via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough about Bua Thai restaurant. I went with my wife on Valentine's Day, and, from the moment we stepped in, everything was perfect. We received a very warm welcome from the owner, we're promptly shown to our table and our waitress...came very quickly for our drinks order. The place is decorated in a typically Thai style and there was a really nice ambience, probably helped by the fact it was fully booked. The food was plentiful and absolutely delicious and the prices were very reasonable. Service was attentive but not over-bearing and there were some very nice little touches relevant to the day. It's all too easy to forget about the smaller restaurants on your doorstep and, in the past, we have certainly travelled miles to a restaurant that hasn't been half as good as this one. There is no question now, when we fancy Thai food, this is where we'll be heading.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Salliej, General Manager at Bua Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2022

We Thank you for your comments and continuous support for us We are so happy that we could cater your needs Looking forward to see you again

Reviewed 5 February 2022 via mobile

We booked a table for 5 friends for dinner. The restaurant looks good, feels inviting and doesn't have cramped tables. I love Thai food and can honestly say this is the best Thai meal I have had in a long time. We ordered the 2...set meals. The food was abundant and every dish delicious .More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 15 January 2022 via mobile

This restaurant has gone massively downhill since it has been taken over by new owners. This is the second time they have got my order wrong for a takeaway. I even read it back to them on the phone having experienced similar the last time...I used them. Because they don't deliver it is such a pain having to wait another 15 mins before returning to pick up missed items.....and they had the cheek to charge for it! Order a take away at your peril ....More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Salliej, General Manager at Bua Thai Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2022

We will endeavour to meet better your requirements next time. However, we do provide a delivery service through the the local app RIDII.

Reviewed 28 December 2021

This local Thai restaurant is a true gem and serves authentic and freshly cooked food in a characterful, cosy ambiance. The quality of the ingredients used shines through and the starters and mains were all delicious. Plenty of choice on the drinks front too. Excellent...value and the owners seem friendly and eager to please.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 6 November 2021 via mobile

This was our 1st visit to the restaurant last night and the 1st time my mother had ever tried Thai food. Fantastic service and very helpful explaining the menu to us. The food was so nice and very tasty, portion size was very good too....Would highly recommend this restaurant and we look forward to going there again.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Lunch opening is 12 - 14.30, dinner : 18.00 - 22.30. Their lunch menu is pretty much the same as dinner. Starters from £4.50, then salads and mains at £6.00 - £7.00, plus vegetables and rice and noodles. I have never seen a... More
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Yes, Bua Thai Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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Bua Thai Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5