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Busaba Eathai

44 Floral Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA, England
+44 20 7759 0088
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (53 reviews)
“calamari” (59 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Floral Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really had great experience at this restaurant. Staff is very professional and patient, menu is very well explained, includes vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free food, and also has explanations of how spicy is the food. Will be coming back on my next trip to...More

Thank petrapop
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sorta just stumbled into Busaba recently when visiting London and now it is on our list of favorite ethnic restaurants in London! The incense wafts to your nostrils upon entering the restaurant setting the tone for your experience. Great service, atmosphere, food and prices!...More

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food - Yum Cocktails - Yum Decor - Yum Smells like incense in there...yum! Big thank you to Noa, our fabulous waitress for looking after us! Thank you!

Thank Kazz K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to Ioanna for your great customer service, really appreciate your honesty and service, Lovely 😊 lady. Thank you

Thank funkybello
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jenoah and Julia were excellent hosts. Great food. Great Chang. Needs music for atmosphere. Wheres the Jungle Curry gone? Love Busaba though

Thank AliGoldsmith12
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many options around, but we'd never tried Busaba so thought we'd give it a go. Such a shame we strayed from the Thai Pot which is less than 5 mins away and infinitely better. The food was poor - green curry was standard stuff,...More

1  Thank EricWhiteside7
Management response:Responded yesterday

Dear EricWhiteside7, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am really sorry to hear that you had an unsatisfactory food during your visit. We are always looking for improvements to provide the best food available to our guests but this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a quick Thursday night dinner before a night out. Great place, wasn't too busy, food was excellent and all the staff were really friendly and attentive. Great find!

Thank Zygfryd S
Management response:Responded yesterday

Dear Zygfryd S, Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback, we are waiting you for the second visit! Best, Salvatore.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there with a couple of friends! Great thai cuisine, location and service! Many thanks to Giulia for recommending us very good meals and drinks! We will definitely return.More

Thank alex91pl
Management response:Responded yesterday

Dear alex91pl, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a feedback, we are glad to hear you had great experience in our restaurant cause all staff is working very hard to get this high standard. We hope to see you in nearest future. best,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Busaba to catch up wit my friend today , we both are Thai and move to London for sometime. So we were looking for a good authentic Thai food. Covert garden is a great location for us so we chose to come...More

Thank Tussunee
Management response:Responded yesterday

Dear tussunee, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback.We are sorry to hear that you had an unsatisfactory food during your visit but at the same time we are happy to see you are happy about the service received. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been a Busaba clients since they've opened many years ago in Wardour Street. This branch is quite cosey not too big, but real handy in Covent Garden where good restaurants are not very popular.. especially Thai! I have to say It's not my favourite branch...More

Thank acuk23
Management response:Responded yesterday

Dear acuk23, We are happy you had great experience in our restaurant and Giulia will be very happy about the award you gave her. We hope to see you very soon. Regards, Salvatore.

Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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18 January 2016|
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Response from Sarushkaya | Reviewed this property |
I bekieve it is. it's listed as halal food in guides in London. Best to contact restaurant directly.
11 May 2015|
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Response from Steph W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - well..... I was married to an Environmental Health officer for 20 years who used to inspect kitchens. If you have had food poisoning you need to complain to the Environmental health dept at your local council... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Floral Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7759 0088
  • E-mail
Busaba is a Thai flower. Eathai is a fusion of the words eat and Thai. Differing from formal dining establishments, Eathai represents a Thai casual dining venue, offering a one-course dining experience devised to feed you with minimal fuss. Fifteen years on, Busaba still offers a much coveted, flavoursome selection of freshly prepared salads, stir fries and curries. The menu also features Asian-inspired juices and smoothies, as well as a simple yet selective wine list. Tucked between the Long Acre and the Royal Opera House, Busaba Covent Garden is superbly placed for a relaxing pre-show meal for Londoners and tourists alike.
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