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Papaya

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$$ - $$$
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516/21 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
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+66 76 398 030
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LONDON
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here 3 times whilst in Karon There are lots of restaurants to choose from but this the best to date The service is excellent and the staff are very attentive The food has got good taste and is well presented Would recommend giving it a try

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Thank GYMEE12
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner with wife, prime time evening. Place was quite crowded but service was still fast. Food was good and reasonably priced. I can recommend the place and would visit again.

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Thank Riku M
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant offers some wonderful local cuisine packed with flavour! The line outside the restaurant says it all!

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Thank TheKhamisas
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Phuket for six days, and we had dinner in this restaurant for four days. The quality of food, staff friendliness, the price of food is the best in this area. We even did a takeaway from this restaurant to eat at the airport. Green curry with chicken is a must try and also try Chicken in duck... More 

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Thank Darshil M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a couple of times. Good cheap Thai food within easy reach of our hotel - Best Western. Service is nice and they have great swivel chairs which when you are in a large group is very handy for moving around!

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Thank Steph C
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we ate here we had a large table in the courtyard. I had green curry which was nice, although the peas were a little tough. The kids meals were very reasonable and generous and included a soft drink for 95B. The second time we ate here we were caught in a torrential downpour. We were soaking wet,... More 

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Thank Kristianna D
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks quite a nice restaurant but the food is unfortunately only average. Nothing much wrong with the food, just lacks the flavours.

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Thank beatef159
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Easy walking from where we are and from the main roads, good service, decent menu in terms of range and prices, good staff and service - with local beers on tap. Recommend this place.

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Thank Ben M
Perth, Australia
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Would recommend this restaurant. Enjoyed the Thai food, we had curry, squid and spring rolls and felt it was very well priced. The restaurant itself is clean and nice setting, located just off the Main Street in Karon. We sat next to the fountain which was nice and relaxing. Beer was very cold which was excellent. Service was brilliant and... More 

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Thank Whitnz
Austin
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Our last night in Phuket, we ended up at papaya. While the waitress was very accommodating and helpful, the food was average at best. We were definitely disappointed in the taste and quality especially compared to other restaurants in Karon.

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Thank Sandra L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516/21 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon
  • Phone Number: +66 76 398 030

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