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The Basil Restaurant

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9, Soi 2 Punnakun Road, Hat Yai 90110, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 81 891 9321
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Sydney, Australia
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392 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Its not easy making a great pizza, but that's what they do here + they serve other western food as well with prices starting around 180 baht. I ordered a ham and mushroom pizza, 9/10 cost 250 baht, its a large size suitable for 2 people. The restaurant is plain looking and from the outside it looks like its closed,... More 

Thank sja74
Penang Island, Malaysia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

After "discovering" this place, we had went back twice and shall go again. This place was introduced by a Thai friend who suggested Italian food which I flatly declined as in Thailand, I prefer to go to authentic Thai food. But the intended Thai restaurant was dining Italian dining which surpasses many high streets restaurants. Food - every delicious. Price... More 

Thank sengwey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Small, but very surprised to find the food in this place was great Very fresh and if you want good pizza your onto it Even the pasta was good, if your looking for a upmarket place with all the bells and whistles your in the wrong place This place is perfect little Thai style restaurant with a great chef that... More 

4 Thank Sim R
Hat Yai, Thailand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

2 appetizers and 3 main dishes each with a distinct flavor and done well, a lovely bottle of wine for a reasonable price, and a bright cheery interior. Good job Basil!

4 Thank Tellmewho t
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We had a really excellent lunch at this European restaurant. Pan fried foie gras, scallops, three types of really delicious pasta, tiramisu. You are spoilt for choice by the varied menu and we did not even look at the separate pizza menu. Wine prices were not unreasonable, although I would have preferred a simple wine list as opposed to a... More 

3 Thank Tim H
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The pitcure on the tripadvisor are old and now dont do any more this plate and decoration. Yesterday we show one photo and we request the same plate, they said now no more italian chef and not italian manager. The staff came from Songhla university part time job without experience. The meet was not good hard to eat. The entrance... More 

1 Thank sakamoto r
Bangkok, Thailand
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

No one professional staff only student. They are good and polite but not professional waitress. No manager. No hostess for open door. The decoration of restaurant was ugly. I think they was nice before. I ordered foie gras with mango, grill scallop, tuna salad, meat steak from Australian, tiramisu, pannacotta and one expresso coffee. I like foie gras sure. The... More 

2 Thank sureerat s
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This place is such a gem! We were in Hat Yai for the night and thought this seemed like a great spot for dinner. My wife and I were with another couple and we ordered a few Pizzas and entrees (sesame salmon was AMAZING). Everything was fantastic and a nice break from the Thai food we'd been eating for days.... More 

3 Thank Josh F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Been their for lunch and have got to go back again. Food was fantastic and cheap comparing to five star dining in Europe. I had a very good steak and Italian wine. They were excellent. Heard that they have the other Wine cellar, I must go and visit.

3 Thank Juli L
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76 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the most famous steak restaurants in Hatyai. Good foods but seem to be expensive compare to other restaurant in this town. Salmon steak is my favorite. I love the way they decorate dishes.

4 Thank Nat C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Pizza, Mediterranean, Fusion, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9, Soi 2 Punnakun Road, Hat Yai 90110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Songkhla Province  >  Hat Yai
  • Phone Number: +66 81 891 9321

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