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Chao Lay

15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
0-3251-3436
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Ranked #111 of 370 restaurants in Hua Hin
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A very popular restaurant therefore it attracts a large crowd. If you can put up with this and get a good table then this is a great place for seafood by the beach.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The localtion is ok, not to far from night market and walking distance. The atmosphere is ok, you can see the ocean and feels the breeze. The food taste was good & fresh. The price is ok, not too expensive. Lots of foreigners but not too many locals. The service is ok, nothing special like hotel hospitality. It is good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Chao Lay was recommended by our friendly hotel concierge as a safe bet - and it was. For a no fuss, decent sea food meal, in a restaurant near the centre of town with sea views and brisk service it was just what we wanted. Don't arrive too late for dinner - it was crowded by 7 pm. Food and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We ate at Chao Lay on a recommendation, and weren't disappointed. It's a large restaurant situated along a huge pier extending out into the sea, with good nighttime views. Service was good if a little chaotic. Some of the food (deep fried sea bass) was excellent, but some other deep fried dishes were quite heavy. Worth a go if in... More

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New Delhi
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83 reviews 83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Whenever I visit Hua Hin I make it a point to dine in one of the seaside decks overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. While this place was highly rated I found it no different from others I visited earlier. In fact the others have easier access for disabled or elderly customers. So for the average food on offer and indifferent... More

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london
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Came to this restaurant twice on my visit to Hua Hin. The first time was just to have a cold beer and enjoy the view. The second time was to have dinner and neither time was i disappointed. I found the food to be very good, reasonably priced and well presented. The staff were attentive and this place gets very... More

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Hua Hin, Thailand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

What can I say we got no food as we watched group after group come and go. While we were sitting there asking very nicely where is our order. After an hour I gave up and left. I did only pay for half of my extremely over priced drinks. That was not there choose I just handed them the money... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Standard formula for some of the popular Thai resorts - a deck out over the water and a wide range of seafood cooked to your specifications. A bit noisy and bustling but the food is excellent which is probably why it is always so busy.

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Houten, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We have had lunch heer many times and we were never disappointed. Prices are a bit higher and they are worth it.

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Amsterdam
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233 reviews 233 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Prices gone up, quality gone down. Been here many times (20+) over the years but our last visit was a big disappontment, prices gone up dramatically since last year but the reason for the bad review is not the price but the quality of the food. The crab fried rice that we used to love here was tasteless, same for... More

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