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“Great Thai chain restaurant”
Review of Busaba Eathai

Busaba Eathai
Ranked #1,282 of 23,357 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$27
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
Description: 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.
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Order their Chicken pandan and Phad thai, green and red curry and share the big tables with strangers and make new friends.

Thank Tina D
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Not been to Busaba Store street for a while, I used to love it but will not be back after a recent visit. The quality of the food was poor and not as it used to be, especially for the price point. I ordered a green curry rice dish which sounded lovely but the chciken had no flavour whatsoever and the texture was awful. This chicken was covered in what can only be described a luminous green goo, not a lght, fragrant green curry as you would expect. Sometimes you can pick a bad dish off a menu but I have to say no one at my table enjoyed their meal, I also had a little allergic reaction after the meal which only happens when eating cheap chinese food and Busaba is not a cheap eatery so I have to wonder what has happened to this restaurant, it used to be safe bet for a good meal. Service this time was not great either.

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Thank Nora J
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

I used to love going to bursaba eathai, but will stop going now. This the 2nd time recently I have been and 2nd time I have been disappointed, it is as if they have new management and they have decided to save money on the food - that's the impression I get. Smaller portions, changes in menu with flavours that are just not the same. I used to love the food now it is just ok, for the price I think there are better places now. Saving grace is the calamari is still good, but not enough to redeem it. Shame, it used to be good. Some of the staff can be hard work as well.

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Thank TravellerNotes
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Food was so average - my friends can cook much better ones. Wouldn't pay the price. What confused me is that there's a queue outside! Would never go back

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Thank qingzz
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Busaba is allways a fun night out, especially with a group of freinds to share the dishes. The portions aren't the biggest and so again witha group of you, ordering an extra maain dish is a good idea, and always order the fried calamari as a side dish.

The only slight doen side are the inconsistent staff. Theey start off being quite urgent about having all the party sitting at the same time, and then can be somewhat disinterested, and despite a relatively small room quite tricky to get their attention.

Despite this, it is always a fun night out with some very tasty food

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Thank michaelmoulsdale
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