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“Great setting in Bophut” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Krua Bophut

Krua Bophut
Ranked #55 of 439 Restaurants in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Thai
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great setting in Bophut”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

During our stay in Bophut we ate in this restaurant twice.

The restaurant is one of the nicest looking in Bophut, a Thai style building with kind of colonial themed decor inside. There are three seating areas: inside, on the terrace overlooking the beach or on the beach. We ate once inside and once on the beach.
The restaurant is very clean and staff speak good English and the level of service is high.

The food was very good, especially the curries but the salads were excellent too. I agree with some users that the food is a little less spicy than at some of the other Thai restaurants but we made sure to request spicy and it was at the right level.

At around €6 (GB £5) for a curry prices were very reasonable based on the location, service and quality of the food - less expensive than hotel prices and much less expensive than you would pay for a similar meal in Europe. Of course you can eat for cheaper in Thailand but you might have to sacrifice service, cleanliness or eat by a busy road.

On our last night we ate on the beach under the palms trees - a truly great setting.
Highly recommended.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Trangie NSW
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Magic location and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

We loved this restaurant. The food is excellent, service great and cocktails divine. The location right on BoPhut Beach. We will definitely be going back. Oh and the traditional Thai architecture and design of the restaurant is simply beautiful.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“great prawns with garlic & pepper”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

not cheap and average service but the prawns with garlic & pepper in particular were gorgeous - again you can sit on the beachfront which is lovely

Visited July 2013
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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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“Nice setting, average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We ate lunch here after reading about the restaurant, it didnt really live up to expectation. The staff were ok, but once you got your food they disappeared and it was very hard to get any further service and it was not busy. We shared Tom yum soup and spring rolls which were good, but we then ordered pad Thai noodles and decided to try it with pork which was a mistake - it smelled horrendous! It was inedible. We weren't sure if it was because the meat was off or if it was because it was boar meat, which has a horrible smell. A good quality restaurant should not be using boar meat! Overall the restaurant seemed really nice, so hopefully it was just an unlucky bad dish that we got. Beware of ordering pork!

Visited July 2013
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“Nice location - food very average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

We came here with a group of fifteen people - i will first say that the staff here were very accomodating of our large booking and were quick to set up.
We all had a nice night - however staff semeed quite surly and didnt really go out of their way to help that much. They could have made a lot more money out of us had they been proactive on drinks.
The food orders all came out quite promptly - but the food was at best average for everyone. most of the group had all been to thailand at least once before, and all said their meals were pretty tastless and of average quality. If you are looking for some better thai food in fishermans village thats not hotel priced - go down the road to Starfish and Coffee - we had a much better time here - and the meals were much nicer and a little cheaper.

  • Visited May 2013
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