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Busaba Bloomsbury

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#2,266 of 19,152 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$12 - $25
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

7 of us arrived and were shown to our table. Waiter was friendly abd helpful with the menu. Within half hour starters started coming out. All the food was amazing, great location and ambience

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank BandMa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prawn crackers were very ordinary and the Tom Yam was massive but was mostly liquid, very few prawns in it, it was also very spicy and contained a few noodles, which was unusual, although I’m not an expert in thai food it didn’t seem...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though portions were a bit small for the price, food was great. We enjoyed our dinner. Pad Thai was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank pampanu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived 30 minutes before closing so ordered quickly and didn’t dawdle eating but still, the bright lights were turned on and our bill handed to us while we were still eating, which seemed off for a weekend when there were still plenty of other...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank DeganWalters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was taken there by a friend who raced about it. If I lived in the area I would make this my go-to Thai Restaurant. Great service and very unique and warm atmosphere. A definite stop if you’re in the area.

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Date of visit: August 2019
Thank k0nahij0n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the decor and style of this restaurant - the modern yet cultural vibes work well, with large tables suitable for groups and the low seating with social vibe. Our large group was accommodated easily and it was a very social occasion. All the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank stevebintley
Reviewed August 5, 2019

I was really looking forward to Busaba as the menu had some very well detailed authentic SE asian dishes listed. Unfortunately i was disappointed with over-priced, small-portioned, anglicized SE asian food. What a waste of time and money.

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Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Epicurian125
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Not the biggest menu, but executed just above average. If you bring children be aware that they do not have a children`s menu. It was a lovely day, so we were seated outside on the sidewalk. The staff was friendly, and the food arrived in...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank CarlB1665
Reviewed July 25, 2019

An Asian food experience combining exotic flavours with an atenttive service in a refreshing atmosphere. Overall quality above price. Definitely, not just another restaurant of Thai food.

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Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank AmilcarM0nteir0
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a really tasty meal here. I had the pad Thai with chicken which was huge and a nice gentle flavour. The spring rolls were also excellent. Service was good and there was a friendly atmosphere and nice low lighting. I would definitely recommend...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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