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“Culinary delight”
Review of Raya Thai Cuisine

Raya Thai Cuisine
Ranked #11 of 859 Restaurants in Phuket Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Top marks for the food, nothing else mattered really. If it's a unique culinary experience you're after, particularly as a traveller, this is a good place to start. An earlier review pointed out to a "peranakan" influence, which I agree with. Essentially, what this entails is a fusion of the best culinary skills and ingredients of Chinese, Thai and Malay origin to create a unique genre of culinary masterpiece. Most will like it, some might get a bit confused, but if you haven't tried this, be it in Raya or peranakan havens in Penang or Malacca, you should, and it might well turn out to be a uniquely delightful culinary experience. The price is reasonable, and service pretty fuss-free. In terms of ingredients used, and portions, I would even say it's good value for the money.

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Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

Raya is well known for many Thai traveller. Every time i come to phuket Raya will always be on my restaurant list. They also delivery to airport for take away with extra 500 baht cost for delivery.

Thank Aom A
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

We ordered the steam pork. It was fatty and succulent. The spices used remind me of the pongteh dishes of Melaka. The fried vegetables with shrimp is amazingly good. The vegetables still crisp. The shrimp is fried so well, we eat them whole chewing off their shells. The shrimp cakes which we ordered are made from fresh shrimps. It is not spicy and wonderful for the kids.

Finally, the fish curry with coconut shoots. Well soured with tamarind. The shoots are crunchy and the fish's strong flavor is well masked and complemented by the curry.

This place deserves its rating not just for the antique surrounds, but also its dishes.

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Thank DNAseI
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Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

We ordered six items. The only good item was the curry crab. The rest of the stuff was extremely average. I honestly cannot in good faith recommend this place to anyone. It has a nice ambiance but there are much much better places in Phuket. There is a reason it's ranked 63.

Thank tfong010
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

One of the best southern Thai-Chinese food I've had. The venue is authentic enough in a old spacious Sino-Portuguese style house.. complete with the ceiling fans. Recommend the liang vegetable fried with dried shrimp, and "moo hong" pork stewed in soy sauce. Must try when in Phuket!

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Thank Kris A
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