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15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
0-3251-3436
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner

Had a meal there. Overall it was average some decent dishes but I'm sure my barramundi wasn't fresh but given that the location that it's by the sea, I guess overall a decent place to go

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
sylee97531
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a meal there. Overall it was average some decent dishes but I'm sure my barramundi wasn't fresh but given that the location that it's by the sea, I guess overall a decent place to go

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate in here on 26/12/15 and it was without the worst meal I ate in Thailand on my current trip. For a seafood restaurant it was very, very disappointing. I can live with bad service, and the service here wasn't great, but the food was shocking. From starters to mains it was all bad; fish was tasteless and over cooked,... More 

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Thank Stuart G
Oulu
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of staff and really good looking portions. But the actual lunch wasn't that good (chicken with cashew). The restaurant annouced for free wi-fi, but we never got it working. Really big disappointment. The restaurant looked so nice and clean outside.

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Thank Kati M
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in here for a drink while wandering around Hua Hin. The service was friendly and the setting beautiful - right on the waters edge. We went back a couple of days later for an evening meal - this time the restaurant was really busy but the service was once again good and the food delicious. Good atmosphere -... More 

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Thank Sue J
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early and managed to get a table at the end of the pier, the view was good apart from the three Navy ships anchored off shore but trivial point. Food was worth the short wait, proves it's fresh. The sea bass with red curry was excellent. The service was good and looking at diners near the prawns and... More 

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Thank MandM5960
Greater London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful seafood in an authentic restaurant on a pier reminded us of eating on the islands on a Sunday off HK . Very busy but quick to serve food which was delicious. It was recommended by staff member at our Hyatt hotel and lived up to the recommendation for children and adults. Might look basic but food is great.

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Thank JudithWoj44
Holland
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The service is top ,but the food was not as good as always . Maybe it was in incident ,what we hope . Over the last years we were pleased with the quality so we will give them another change

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Thank JanWillemHolland
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Chao Lay is one of the most popular thai restaurants in Hua Hin. Yes, the restaurant filled up nicely by 6 p.m. I had been taken to this restaurant a few times by local friends in the past years, and was happy with the cooking of their usual thai dishes my friends ordered. My last visit to Chao Lay was... More 

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Thank sheight
Singapore, null, Singapore
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

this restaurant is not bad, but the price is a bit med to high side. order their famous scallops & fish... well not as good as i expected. their tomyam seafood is very salty.... pineapple fried rice is very nice

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Ewijk, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This place is packed every night so the food doesn' get a chance to get old. Even in low season this is the only place in town where there is a line to get it. Why? Think for yourself or even better, go there when in Hua Hin. And don't drink piss before going there as some seem to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: 0-3251-3436

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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