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“nice view”
Review of Buba

Buba
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“nice view”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

View is perfect great extensive menu however just need a chef who knows how to prepare the food, ordered yellow fin tuna, however came out as cardboard and could snap in half was way over cooked, cajun spiced prawns that were more garlic the griled calamarie was the only winner of the evening, service was ok

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank JE169
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Colombo
Level 6 Contributor
203 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Too dark to go at night, the staff was good, food was ok, place is nice”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

The place at the beach is nice, You need to be careful when crossing the rail tracks though. The place is very very dark at nights and better to have some lights here and there just to see each other. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food was average.

  • Visited September 2011
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2 Thank Thisanthi
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Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Only thing going for this place is ambience”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

Having frequented Buba on and off for the past 5 years, the place seems to have gone downhill over the years. The seating, etc has expanded but really the only worthwhile place to sit is on the beach. The service is atrocious, a bottle of coke can take 30 minutes to come. The waiters often forget orders and check your bill very carefully to ensure you actually ordered everything on there. The food portions are very small and very expensive.

Visited July 2012
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2 Thank NarenG
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere, Poor service.”
Reviewed July 31, 2012

Like most of the beach bars/restaurants we have to park the vehicle at a small distance away from the restaurant and cross the railway lines and go. This can be a bit dangerous at night since there's no lights or anything around.
The atmosphere is great! Private beach . Beautiful and chilled out.
It's really nice in the late evening/night but just as good in the afternoon too. As long as it isn't too sunny.

The food is ok but it's always cold and the service is HORRIBLE! It takes about 30mins and numerous reminders just to get a menu and AT LEAST 45mins to receive the order. But it's worth it. If you're willing to put up with the waiting.
I would recommend it though.

  • Visited July 2012
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2 Thank Shmango
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balapitiya
Level 2 Contributor
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice place”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

I went to the place with one of my mate.Had couple of beers.food was OK.grate setting by the beach.Highly recommended for romantic dinner.Be prepared service is little bit slow.

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank nalindamalwatta
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