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Busaba Bangkok Thai - Covent Garden

44 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DA

((((* Thai
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  • Busaba Eathai Covent Garden - London
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday : 12:00 - 23:00
Friday & Saturday : 12:00 - 23:30
Sunday : 12:00 - 22:00

Delicious food, chilled out atmosphere and great service from Zsolt.

Gareth 22 February 2018
from London Covent Garden

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A sleek hideaway in the West End, Busaba Eathai Covent Garden presents modern Thai dining founded by acclaimed restaurateur Alan Yau. Dine at funky communal-bench seating in the minimalist, softly-lit dining room.

The Busaba menu packs bold flavours into an array of stir-fry, curry, soup and noodle dishes. Discover the likes of fried chicken stir-fry with lemongrass, shallots and sweet chilli sauce, massaman duck curry with peanut, star anise and cinnamon, or a classic pad Thai with king prawns, shrimp, beansprouts and lime. From the grill, try salmon fillet with baby spinach and coconut rice, or beef sirloin with a spicy tamarind sauce.

A considered selection of drinks at Busaba Covent Garden is on hand to complement the full range of flavours. Exotic soft drinks include jasmine smoothie with passion fruit, banana, orange and natural yoghurt, whilst aromatic teas and international wines are also on offer.

Found within one of London’s buzziest areas, Covent Garden Busaba Eathai is just a minute’s walk from Covent Garden Tube Station.

Busaba Bangkok Thai - Covent Garden

44 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DA

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3.9 ((((* (based on 128 reviews)
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  • dinner (85)
  • lunch (52)
  • value (41)
  • trendy (39)
  • large parties (35)
  • child friendly (13)
  • private dining (10)
  • romantic (10)
  • entertainment (9)
  • business (6)
  • luxury (4)
  • al fresco (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • (**** 25 May 2018 by Sarah from London

    The food here is very good but it was let down by the awful service. 30 minute wait for order to be taken and then told at half 6 when the food hadn't even arrived that they needed the table back by 7pm!! Food order was wrong and no apology and all served at different times so had to wait 5 minutes for everyone to have so there food. Service charge was still added to the bill!

  • ((((( 22 February 2018 by Gareth from London Covent Garden

    Delicious food, chilled out atmosphere and great service from Zsolt.

  • (((** 16 February 2018 by Seb from Covent Garden

    Promised free prosecco on arrival....didn’t get it. Starters were great. Mains weren’t.

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Gunnar from Vienna

    Very nice food and atmosphere. Perfect location for pre theater dining.

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Chris from London

    Service was great, food was very very nice although starters were warm not hot. Love the decor and layout. Nice wine and a great evening with a great atmosphere.

  • ((((( 29 November 2017 by Heather from London

    Great food, wonderful service and lovely ambience.

  • ((*** 31 October 2017 by Teresa from London

    We were in London for a theatre trip and thought we'd give this restaurant a try. We booked a London Food Festival offer of 3 plates and a cocktail for £15.95 pp. We really liked the communal tables and ambiance of the restaurant and enjoyed chatting with other diners. Sadly, the food was another story. As soon as we sat down, diners who were getting ready to leave were giving advise on what not to eat. We chose The prawn crackers, spring rolls, chicken satay, chicken pad thai and a beef dish. The prawn crackers tasted as if they'd been cooked several times over and we couldn't eat them. The chicken satay was made from thigh meat, which is fine and usually very tasty, but this had so much garlic , we couldn't taste anything else and there was no peanut sauce. The Chicken Pad Thai was more like a chinese chow mein and was not very good. Both this dish and the beef dish were lacking any real amount of meat in them. Overall the food was very poor and we left most of it behind. The real icing on the cake, was that I spent most of the night in the bathroom....I'll spare you the details.
    There was a discretionary service charge of 12.5% which we didn't mind paying as the staff were very friendly and attentive. What a shame the food let them down.

  • ((*** 25 October 2017 by Denise from London I wasn't aware

    I wasn't aware it was shared tables .
    The starter and main course came out at the same time , the noodles were slushy and soft the bean shoots were soft and mushy . Wasn't impressed with the food , to salty . The prawn crackers were the best part . We won't be returning.

  • ((((* 13 October 2017 by Ruth from Brighton

    Great fixed price menu - and there is more than one to choose from. Very competitive and the food was great. Would recommend if you wanted good food but you didn't have a bottomless wallet.

  • (((** 4 October 2017 by Lisa from London

    Decent Thai restaurant.

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