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Busaba Eathai

#1,044 of 17,932 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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319 Old Street | Hoxton Square, London EC1V 9LE, England
+44 20 7729 0808
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Heusden, The Netherlands
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305 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great night at Busaba. Lovely people, lively atmosphere and spicy food. Most of the food was recommended to us by Shohel, who showed a very good level of hospitality. If you find it difficult to choose, take the calamaris and a nice bottle of beer.

Thank Andre882014
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I organised a Business Dinner for my team from PHE. I communicated with Rafal. Our first conversation was very easy going and accommodating! Followed by a concise email of recommendations which help me make an easy decision. When we arrived the table was prepared and ready and the staff were on point. The Busaba staff were welcoming, prepared and very... More 

Thank Shezkr
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I live just down the road from the Busaba Eathai on Old Street as because I spent years working on Curtain Road, I thought it would be a good time to try this restaurant. We had a Saturday evening booking for two and went with the A La Carte (choose what you want) menu. The food was... More 

Thank StarrKnight
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first experience with Busaba and definitely not the last one! Really liked the food and wine selection. I am not a great fun of squid but their fried calamari is delicious. Relaxed atmosphere and efficient service. Highly recommended!

Thank Bozena F
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Busaba with friends for a birthday meal. Couple of people were late so we had a couple of cocktails. Here our waiter clearly uninformed about what was available on the menu, kept on running backwards and forwards to see what they could and couldn't do. My red mule was meh, definitely jot worth the money. When we were... More 

Thank gabrielammm
Management response:

Dear Gabriela, Thank you for taking your time to provide your feedback from your visit. I am glad to read that you liked our spring rolls. In regards of Pad Thai - I can confirm that standard portion contains 5 king prawns. I am sorry to hear you think it is not enough. I am really concerned with your comments... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Busaba Old Street location with a few friends yesterday. Had a super nice evening in this buzzing restaurant tucking in delicious chilli prawn stir fry with a side of Chinese broccoli. My friends were equally happy with their choices, I must get the fried squid all for myself next time as it was so lovely that I kept... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a number of Busaba restaurants around London and having visited a few, they are consistently good. Best jungle curry I've had in a few years! Also, their calamari starter is brill.

Thank Rob S
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came across this place by accident on a night out with my boyfriend it was quite late and we were tipsy and hungry. The service was great and the food was also very tasty. I would recommend and can't wait to return

Thank Rissacsw
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes the portions are good but mostly very small, it varies - especially takeaway. They need to start making the portions worth the money.

Thank William S
Lisbon, Portugal
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184 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has several locations in London. I went there to lunch with friends (it has kids menu). Good food. Professional service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Old Street | Hoxton Square, London EC1V 9LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighbourhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7729 0808
In the heart of London's hip East End, Busaba Old Street has introduced a lounge bar and extended drinks list to the concept.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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