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Sala Bua Restaurant

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41 Taweewongse Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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6676340138
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant tucked away at the back of the hotel. Beautiful view of the ocean. Unfortunately the prawns we ate were under cooked... We didn't have a great night ....

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Thank Emilie K
Patong, Thailand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Local tailor told us about this restaurant food and sevice was good and the price was reasonable and the sunset over Patong bay was fantastic

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Thank Mozza1962
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mozza, Please pass our thanks to the tailor and we're happy to read you had a good experience, while watching the sun sink into the sea :) Please do come again another time. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager More 

Tokyo, Japan
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located at the hotel. Overall good menu selection and able to accommodate vegetarian diet. Overall good experience.

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Thank dmkc1176
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dmkc, Thank you for dining with us and I'm happy to read that we were able to assist with your vegetarian requirments. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning beachfront location. We witnessed a beautiful sunset. Worth arriving in time to view. We opted for the Buffet meal which was extensive and beautifully presented. A real bonus was finding a decent red wine, not cheap by NZ prices but worth the extra dollars. It was not a busy night but the wait staff were very good. Friendly... More 

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Thank 757carol
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Thank you very much for your lovely review. The restaurant does indeed offer front row seats for a great sunset and I'm happy to read that you enjoyed the service, the food and a proper glass of red wine. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager More 

Fussa, Japan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Ate here many times throughout my stay at Impiana. The staff was very attentive, and the general manager (?I think?) was very nice - he always had some great travel advice. The chef even made chicken rice soup like mother used to make when I wasn't feeling well one of the days. Also, the view of the ocean is gorgeous.... More 

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Thank grtbrtain
DB_General_Manager, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear GB, Thanks for your wonderful review and for choosing to dine with us as often as you did. I'm happy to see you found the staff attentive and the manager you spoke to was Tony, our Food & Beverage manager, who is indeed a great source of local knowledge. Good that our chef was able to perk you up... More 

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

On the main Patong Beach front . Good variety of Thai and Western dishes . Staff are extremely friendly , well spoken ( English ) and offer exceptional service . The F& B Manager Mr Tony , is the best - always available to give advise and offer alternatives. He is certainly an asset to this hotel . Highly recommended... More 

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Thank RUDI T
DB_General_Manager, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Rudi & M, Many thanks for your wonderful review and the team and I are delighted you enjoyed our restaurant. Tony is indeed a great asset and he enjoyed talking to you. Thank you very much for your recommendation and we look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit to Phuket. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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213 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is a gem among all the party places along Patong Beach. With a beach front location, you sit outside listening to the waves, while enjoying food and drinks. They serve a mix of local and Western food, all tasty and well prepared. We came with a big group, and they catered well for that. I will gladly come again.

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Thank PHR67
DB_General_Manager, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear PHR67, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your dinner with us at Sala Bua and I agree with you that the restaurant is a haven among the hustle & bustle of Patong beach. I have shared your nice comments with our team and we... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

So beautiful being able to eat on the beach listening to the sea. Excellent service. Food and dessert worth all the Baht. Very romantic but also child friendly. I went at night. They have a hotel as well as a spa available

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Thank Elismha6
ManagerImpianaPatong, Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Elismha6, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are glad that the meal at The Sala Bua Restaurant was a pleasant experience. Special thanks for your kind words on our team! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Yours, Attaneeya Plengwittaya Marketing Communication Manager-Thailand Impiana Hotels & Resorts More 

Brisbane
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Whats better than eating great food on the waterfront in Patong. We ended up in this restaurant as a fall back position as our hotel had sent us somewhere that was no where near up to scratch for a romantic date with my new wife. While the food was amazing in particular the salmon entree (we went back for it... More 

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Thank Carranya
ManagerImpianaPatong, Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Carranya, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are glad that the meal at The Sala Bua Restaurant was a pleasant experience. Special thanks for your kind words on our team! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Yours, Attaneeya Plengwittaya Marketing Communication Manager Impiana Hotels & Resorts Thailand More 

Australia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Sala Bua is in a beautiful location - right on the beach. It's not as busy as I would have expected, but we did go in off peak times. The service was excellent, but the food was outstanding! For entree we ordered the salmon salad, and it was an amazing combination of sour, hot, sweet and spicy - amazing! Our... More 

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Thank ILOVEitalysomuch
ManagerImpianaPatong, Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ILOVEitalysomuch, We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your dinner at Sala Bua restaurant. Thank you for the positive comments especially on food, our staff as well as our restaurant location . We are glad we made your dinner memorable and we look forward to welcome you and your recommendation. Yours, Attaneeya Plengwittaya Marketing Communication Manager Impiana Hotels... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $72
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Taweewongse Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: 6676340138
Description
Discover Sala Bua, the Award winning restaurant’s inspiring new Mediterranean cuisine menu with an Asian twist. Helmed by celebrity chef Hans Engerer, experience his signature dishes from heaven done in his inimitable trademark heartfelt style with dazzling views of the Andaman Sea. For an unforgettable experience blending first class cuisine, cozy atmosphere and impeccable service, visit Patong’s Best Restaurant..Sala Bua. Open Daily from 06.00 am - 12 Midnight

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