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Chao Lay

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15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 513 436
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Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry to say but we were very disappointed with Chao Lay Hua Hin. We were there late afternoon, the place was empty. The staff were not interested of us at all - very bad service! The fish we ordered was dry not good. We will not go again. Have been in Hua Hin years ago, and remember then that really... More 

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Ewijk, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hate this place, terrible food, rude service, overpriced, long lines of people waiting for a disappoitment or upset stomach so stay away so I don't have to be in line for a table 4 2 at the best restaurant in Hua Hin

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

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Thank Sham G
dublin
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

lovely views over the sea and nice to see the live seafood. However, you do not get to see which seafood is cooked for you. While there are numerous staff members, they seem to spend their time joking and texting with their friends - took me over 30 minutes to be served a drink although there was only 2 other... More 

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Norway
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Chao Lay is located on the pier, and therefore offers a great view of the ocean. The restaurant is a great way to experience some local food and culture. The restaurant is simply furnished, and offers a variety of locally caught fish and seafood. The menu is in Thai, English and German. Also some of the staff spoke a minimum... More 

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Hoppers Crossing, Australia
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81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by our travel agent. It was fantastic. Staff were very polite & helpful as what to have. We totally enjoyed our seafood. We were going to come back again but it was raining . But will do on our next visit.

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Thank Lauren G
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I am so surprised that there are so many good reviews of this 'seafood' restaurant!! The seafood was by far the worse seafood restaurant I've been to in Thailand. Normally this country is famed for its fresh seafood, friendly smiles and great honest food. We didn't get any of that. We ordered Morton bay bugs (we wanted to order the... More 

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Ireland
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451 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I used to love this place - but am close to not visiting again - the staff really dont care anymore - sullen faces - hard to get attention and basic manners seem to be lacking

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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This restaurant is tops for sea food. Well situated on a pier open air, over the water and can cope with large and small groups. The range of seafood is amazing and the service excellent. A busy place so best to be early or later. Very reasonably priced. I have eaten here probably 15 times during my 3 trips to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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270 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

A Thai colleague recommended me this place and we arrived with reservations but was told to sit inside due to light drizzle. Food arrived very quickly and the quality of food is good in my view , we ordered like 7 dishes and cost about 2500 baht with fish, crayfish , shell fish and squid. The fish is very nicely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: +66 32 513 436

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?