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Busaba Eathai

22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
+44 20 7299 7900
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (36 reviews)
“calamari” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
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1 - 10 of 374 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Came for lunch, and ordered the vegan pumpkin curry, then had to order rice separately. We had to wait 35-45 minutes for our food, then as soon as we asked a waitress where it was she brought it over within a couple of minutes, while...More

Thank mslsd7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is quite similar to Wagamama in style and food albeit wider selections and this is because Wagamama belonged to Alan Yau’s group of restaurants before he offloaded it. The decor is lovely and the place has a great ambience. I went as a...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember this chain opening back in the day, in Wardour St, when people would queue up the street. It was pretty good - like a sort-of Thai Wagamama, but with a non-memorable name and fussy logo.I stopped going a long time ago after a...More

Thank trevgti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Sunday with my boyfriend and have to say that the food was even better than the last time we visited. Friendly and attentive staff with a special thanks going to Antonella and Ioanna. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Thank karenb20172017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a family group of six, a warm greeting and shown straight to our table. We ordered starters and main courses which surprised by arriving together, which we were told was their usual approach, but seemed odd to us. Even though the food was...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thank goodness I had booked a table as the queue was longer than usual. My client,ordered and we started with cocktails a great beginning. We had gorgeous fishcakes with dipping sauce followed by I would say the most delicious squid ever couldn’t stop eating it....More

Thank HaSki14
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Haski14, Many thanks for the nice review ! Nobody can say no to our calamari!!!! See you soon again! Kind regards, Ioanna

Reviewed November 5, 2017

Agree with the people below I used to go to Busaba when it opened for a few years - now it is way overpriced. The noodles were oily there were 4 pieces of chicken for £12.00 dish - its complete stealing. Nice staff. I will...More

Thank Haley H
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Haley, Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we sincerely appreciate your comments.Please send us more details at feedback@busaba.com and we can improve on the areas of concern. We look forward to hear from you. Regards, Ioanna

Reviewed November 4, 2017

This is a restaurant that serves delicious far eastern food cooked with love and attention. I frequently go to this restaurant with work colleagues so highly recommended.

Thank sueflaster
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the nice review! See you soon! Kindest regards, Ioanna

Reviewed October 23, 2017

I ate in Busaba way back in 2011 when it was still a relatively new chain, and back then the food was good and the price was okay. 6 years later, the food is tasteless, the portions are tiny, and the prices have gone up...More

Thank KirhymeswithPie
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Dear KirhDymeswithPie Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we sincerely appreciate your comments.Please send us more details at feedback@busaba.com and we can improve on the areas of concern. We look forward to hear from you. Regards, Ioanna

Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

I was in this restaurant end this is my personal opinion the quality of the food is amazing and and service it was perfect the staff is friendly and attentive ..... Well done see you in the next future 17/10/2017

Thank briks1969
Gregory L, Manager at Busaba Eathai, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Many thanks for the nice review! I hope to see you soon again! Regards, Ioanna

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access to many of London's most popular attractions.
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Despite an understandable popularity with students,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Store Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7299 7900
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Description
Busaba Eathai, conceived by Alan Yau, is a modern Thai eatery offering a single course eating experience devised to feed you with minimum fuss. The diverse but simple menu offers a flavoursome selection of Thai salads, noodles, curries and stir-fries with an authenticity and freshness that surpasses expectations. The menu also offers an extensive list of Asian inspired juices and smoothies delivering a simple yet intelligent selection of wines, all with enough character to complement the food.
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