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Busaba Eathai

#1,401 of 17,953 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Bloomsbury
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22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
+44 20 7299 7900
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Yoknapatawpha
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174 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our second visit. The setting is pleasant and relaxed. I don't normally go for shared tables but this is as good as it gets. The service is friendly, relaxed and efficient. Crucially, the food is wonderful. If you are into strongly spiced, as were my wife and daughter, it's there for you. If you aren't, which means me,... More 

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Thank QuentinYoknapatawpha
Greater London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a booking for this place for a group of 9, but there were only 7 of us eventually. The waiter was hopelessly rude and obnoxious. We Weren't shown to out table, rather just pointed in the general direction. He the. Insisted on moving us so that he could use the 2 spare spaces, only for no one to use... More 

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Middlesex
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere and excellent service - great to see staff who enjoy what they do; we were greeted with a smile, and the staff were very friendly as well as professional all the time. Also, although the restaurant was busy, we didn't have to wait for too long for our food to arrive either. Great thai food - Busaba comes... More 

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Thank Doreen-Allen
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and feedback. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Strolled in while in the area. Had a great meal (Thai calamari, Bangkok king prawn and chilli prawn rice). Topped off by attentive and friendly service by Andrea. Would recommend after the great experience.

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Thank Shalom J
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. hope you will visit us again More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came before a week with my boyfriend and we were amazed by the excellent and different dishes we tasted..Penelope was our waitress and she recomended us plenty of small plates..she was very helpful and we have fun..Busaba is an excellent thai restaurant and i suggest to taste all these food

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Thank Argyrw S
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. sharing a lot of side dishes is a good option. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time, food was really good, drinks as well, we surely will come back ! A special thanks to Priscille who was really careful and smiling !

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Thank mr0usselle
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

Glad to hear you were well looked after. Thank you More 

1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Top quality food in a nice and peacefull atmosphere. If you 're lucky and served by Penelope, your experience will be even better !

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Thank John T
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

thank you for your feedback More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

What a great night! Great food and service from penelope! As i have allergies Joanna the manager made sure everything was safe for me ! I would definatelly go back on my next trip!

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Thank ajn32571
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. hope to see you again. More 

1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A great venue in a nice location. The plates were all perfect and magnificent care and help from Pinelopi!

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Thank Σωτήρης Μ
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your comments, great to hear you enjoyed the service and food. More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Green chicken. Green curry grilled chicken. Pad thai with chicken. Wow is all i can say. Amazing. Enough said. Try those 3 things if you're non veg. Honestly. Sooooo good.

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Thank Ruari M
Gregory L, General Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the feedback, the green curry or green curry fried rice are definitely a must have. The Mussaman curry is awesome too! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7299 7900
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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