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15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 513 436
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London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since last visit this place has lost it's charm for us. Still very busy but no atmosphere, average food and staff. Would not go back again as better places in Hua Hin.

Thank GVC1941
Norwich, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of the coast side restaurants in Hua Hin this is perhaps the most expensive by a considerable margin, but with a fresh fish and seafood shop sitting below the restaurant it has a unique way of drawing in the tourists. The reality is not as good as promised. The food expensive and no better than anything which is offered at... More 

1 Thank Dave S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the food was OK the overall experience was very bad. The young lads who should be serving were constantly looking at their mobile phones and talking to each other. The worst thing was our table was near their work station and I had a very good view of what they were doing. When clearing tables they inspected the left... More 

1 Thank Janbro6365
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176 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Again very busy ,but more chaotic Prices has increased and in some occaions portions decimated .Pitty to see that the can't handle there good position.

Thank JanWillemHolland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food quality was terrible. I would say this is the worst ever restaurant that we have been to so far in our lives!!! :(

1 Thank Natalie C
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It was my second visit here since 4 years ago - I loved the food here before and wanted to come back here again but was utterly disappointed. The waiters were rude and you were able to choose how you wanted to cook the food but this time, it was a no we are too busy so you choose from... More 

Thank Raspberrypanda
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Bad service, ok seafood. Check out Sang Thai instead. Anyway, won't matter much as the whole area is being vacated for a new swanky lifestyle mall.

Thank Charlie N
Tallinn, Estonia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

During an evening walk in the area we just decided to step into one of the restaurants and it happened to be Chao Lay. Not being too picky, but the place was a disappointment. The atmosphere was emotionless. May-be it would have been better during daylight and with less wind so that one could enjoy the view to the sea,... More 

Thank Z G
Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Sorry to say but we were very disappointed with Chao Lay Hua Hin. We were there late afternoon, the place was empty. The staff were not interested of us at all - very bad service! The fish we ordered was dry not good. We will not go again. Have been in Hua Hin years ago, and remember then that really... More 

Thank Jaana T
Ewijk, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I hate this place, terrible food, rude service, overpriced, long lines of people waiting for a disappoitment or upset stomach so stay away so I don't have to be in line for a table 4 2 at the best restaurant in Hua Hin

1 Thank tonencarla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: +66 32 513 436

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