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“So great we went back!”
Review of Lotus Restaurant - CLOSED

Lotus Restaurant
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Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

We went to lotus for a quiet family dinner and had a great experience. The seafood was very fresh and you could choose your own from the tanks! They forgot our appetizer order so we cancelled it but that was the only issue.
We then booked a meal for 40 guests as a pre wedding get together and everyone enjoyed themselves. It was a Saturday and unfortunately the service was quite slow but otherwise it was great food. I recommend the strawberry martinis! Delicious!

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Thank poshw5
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Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We were staying in banyan tree so tool a short bike ride to the Lotus.

As others have mentioned service is very poor - a smile goes a long way...!!

Our starter and main came out together , they took the main back with no apology . Unsurprisingly when they brought the main back out it was like warm.


I kindly asked them to heat it up and bring it out together . They took some convincing to do this . They kept feeling the warmth of the plate rather than the food.. Finally after getting a bit more cross they agreed to hear it up.


One dish still came back out cold, but I had lost the will to live so gave up.

Starters were nice - chicken satay.

Main was a disaster :
Chicken Thai curry and beef dish were both very chewy .

Rice and noodles were nice though.

Could have been easily resolved if they had some decent service / staff.

Overall poor show lotus !!


1  Thank Daniel L
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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Lotus is a very good restaurant
Previous reviews had confirmed the edge of Lotus. Variety of food is great and the service is amazing. I like the free shuttle, soft shell crab, curry and Phad Thai. Drinks are priced reasonably. Do book a full day in advance via Lotus's website to make sure you get the beach side table. The place becomes very busy after 7pm.

Thank albertho88
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

We have been to Phuket for 3 years running and have always eaten at the Lotus. Last year they went off the boil a bit but during our visit in March 2014 I am pleased to say what a beautiful restaurant this is. The food is certainly the best on Bang Tao beach and the service this year was excellent. The setting is superb and the band are absolutely great!!

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Thank John S
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Setting was perfect for watching the sun go down with a cold beer, glass of fizz, whatever is your preference. Good food for a fair price and all in all we had a great night. Book early for a front table.
A good restaurant for both couples and families, advantage for us was we could walk home along the beach back to the Dusit Thani.

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Thank DonnaS957
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