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“Beautifully presented Thai food served in a traditional old-Bangkok house”
Review of Bussaracum

Bussaracum
Ranked #516 of 11,173 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Silom
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Bussaracum has moved from its previous location on Soi Phiphat and is now located in a traditional old-Bangkok house, only a block from Silom Road. It is well worth a visit, for the surroundings, the service, the care taken to present every dish beautifully, and the flavour and variety of the dishes themselves. The extensive menu includes many items that may not be familiar to a visitor. We were enchanted by the Miang Kham appetisers (small pieces of delicacies wrapped in a chaplu leaf) and the Hor Mok Thalee was also excellent. We requested that the food should be prepared in the traditional Thai style without any toning down of the spices and were served the genuine article. A bottle of Chilean cabernet, the wine promotion of the month, was very reasonably priced, as indeed was the entire meal, considering the style of the restaurant and the quality of the food and service. I am happy to have re-discovered Bussaracum in its new location - it is definitely high on my list for a return visit before long.

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Reviewed November 1, 2012

we went there on a recommendation of a travel book- we both left agreeing that it should be higher on the list!! and we left full and satisfied. By far this is the best Thai food we have ever had- we had the Sample Appetizer-so so amazing. every bite had a superb taste!! and we also had the chicken curry and the pineapple filled with shrimp, raisins, pork, rice...so delicious!! we go and try alot of restaurants and i usually dont come to recommend any, but this is too good- we are going back to dinner tonight. a big plus- the staff is friendly, attentive and right on top of things. Being a waitress myself i really appreciate great service!!!

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Thank jg26
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

I went here twice with colleagues during a week in September. The food is excellent, and location is on a quiet side street halfway between Holiday Inn Silom Road and the Silom stop on the BTS. For visitors to Bangkok, this offers a healthy and pared-down introduction to Thai cuisine. The kitchen seems particularly sensitive to people's tolerance for spices, but there are plenty of Thai customers which is a good sign. The restaurant is a nice quiet setting for working dinners - the only challenge seems to be the English ability of the wait staff. On two different dining occasions I had to give specific instructions about the bill (separate bills for different people) but these often required re-interpretation.

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

I agree with the previous review, this restaurant should appear much higher on the list. The food is excellent and really authentic. In addition, the service was wonderful too and we had a lot of perfect dinners there on each stay in Bangkok. I normally don't write reviews but the food was so good that I wanted to recommend it to others!

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Thank anna2526
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

This restaurant is within walking distance of the Holiday Inn Silom Road. In fact, as the crow flies it is round the back of the hotel.
We would not have found it or even heard of its existence were it not for a very nice chap at the hotel reccommending it to us. Set in a quite large white house( We want it !!!!) Mrs. Electric and I ate there three or four times during our most recent stay in Bangkok.
The set lunch is delightful, the evening food is equally as good. The ambience is relaxed, and the Management and staff are a real pleasure to meet.
We chose to have Mrs.Electric's special birthday lunch here and were truly delighted when the staff produced a cake and sang happy birthday. The set lunch is a very reasonable 5 courses and there is a great variety to choose from.It is currently priced at 350 baht per person and is excellent value.
As I said, all staff here are excellent. But we would particularly like to thank Tuemsak Dangnox,and Zen Somnuek,and of course Kanawa for her excellent english and some wonderful conversations.And of course a big thank you to the Manager who is a very nice gentleman.
Now lets see if we can get this wonderful eaterie much higher up the list to where it deserves to be.

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Thank Electricwarrior
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