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Talay

Beach Road, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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Ranked #65 of 129 Restaurants in Karon
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- May 19, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Kata Beach, Thailand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We were there two times. The first time and the last time. First we have to clear something: The same owner has 4 Talay restaurants. Three in Karon and one in Kata. (That's what the waiter told me.)We were in the one in Kata. On Paak Baang road. (The road that goes to the beach, at the north end of... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Tried Talay again whilst in Karon for a week and again we were impressed. It is a nice place to either have a meal or just a snack mid afternoon. The Chicken Satay sticks and Veg Spring Rolls were awesome snacks and went down a treat with the very cold Singah's. As mentioned in previous reviews, it can be hard... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Tried this restaurant as a group of nine and we were all very disappointed with both the service and food. The wait staff were more interested in chatting than serving the customers. When the food finally arrived after a substantial wait, some of the dishes were served cold. One dish was forgotten, and produced when we asked twice. No apology... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Good food, friendly service, but the best part is location. It's right on the beach for great sunset viewing. It's also calmer and quieter than most. It's away from the hustler and bustled of most of Karon as are it's neighbors. The coconut soup was tasty.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times and the food has always been great, my wife and daughter loved the cocktails and location to the beach is great with sunsets to die for.

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Sydney, Australia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Chicken satay was great. Little English spoken but they tried to understand. The prawn dish we ordered did not seem to be exactly as the menu described ...

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Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Nice little thai resturant. Good prices for beer and food. Free WiFi and lovely view of sunset over karon beach. Staff were friendly and even gave us free fruit after our meal! Will be back!

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singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Made a mistake eating here. The food is terrible and not cooked properly. I requested for my lobster to be BBQ and they just steamed it.. We spent a bomb on the food and it was not worth it. ended up wasting everything.We could have got the same food for much cheaper at red onion and it would have been... More

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Perth, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Had dinner here. Staff were not very friendly. Food was edible. Started packing up for the night all around us, moved tables, packing the seafood up for the next day so obviously not fresh, turned off lights and fans while we were still eating. Would not recommend.

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Darwen, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Came off the beach for lunch service was very good food was hot and well served I won't have a problem going back. In a few days it is nothing outstanding just what it says on the tin

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