We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sala Bua Restaurant

41 Taweewongse Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
+66 76 340 138
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salmon salad” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
06:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
41 Taweewongse Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (132)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

27 of us had lunch yesterday in extreme weather conditions and the staff were wonderfully efficient in relocating our tables all the time smiling. It would be an awesome location for a barmy day or romantic evening dinner with the sounds of the waves lapping...More

1  Thank ThaitravelerThailand
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Thaitraveler, Thank you very much for your kind words to our team, the food and we had hoped for better wetter too during your lunch, yet are pleased that the team left a positive impression. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated and we all hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome service, food and drink! The focaccia caprese is amazing. Will definitely come back!mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm .

Thank jala1977
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jala, Thank you lots for your great review and we look forward to welcoming you back :) Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, food and location. We attended the Thai buffet on a Friday night to watch the sunset and it was a great experience. Shout out to the waiter Eak! He was so polite and professional and made us feel welcomed!

Thank Kaaay14
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kaaay, Thank you for choosing to join us for a sunset and Thai buffet. The team and I, especially Eak, are happy you felt it was a great experience and hope to welcome you again on another occasion. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager

A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Looking at previous reviews from other TripAdvisor visitors we decided to go to Sala Bua to celebrate my birthday. The place was in a great location and decked out accordingly. This was as good as it as food didn't do it justice. Seafood buffet was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear guest, While I'm grateful that you chose our restaurant to celebrate your special occasion, I regret to hear that while you enjoyed the location, the food was disappointing and we will fully investigate the alleged incident with our kitchen team. Yours, Doeke Bonga General...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing views, beach front venue, candle lit dinner 5 star service from Eak amazing views We had 13 people for dinner with adults and kids and this restaurant catered for everyone! The prices are the same as any other restaurant in Patong! Totally worth the...More

Thank Izzyy555
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Izzyy, Lots of thanks for choosing to come together on Patong beach with your party. We're very grateful for your visit and hope that you'll come again in the not too distant future. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting and location, just by the beach. Perfect place to sit down, relax and enjoy your food. Best to come for sunset. Food is really good and service is excellent. Very friendly staff.

Thank Shalini23Don
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Shalini, We're very glad you enjoyed the setting, your food and friendly service. Sunset is indeed a great time to enjoy the beach view. We hope to welcome you again some day. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We have come to Sala Bua multiple times now as we live in Patong and enjoy the quiet atmosphere at the beach away from the street noise. The food is consistantly good and well presented. We always enjoy a bottle of wine or bubbles and...More

Thank Kat079
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Kat, As our regular guest, your opinion really means a lot to us and we're happy that you feel we're consistently delivering on the food. We appreciate your loyalty and are looking forward to your next visit. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food here is excellent and so is the service. I have been here twice now and cannot complain. I recommend the seafood basket as the seafood is caught fresh and daily and has amazing flavours.

Thank Gabby F
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Gabby, Many thanks for choosing to return and we're grateful for your seafood basket recommendation. Hopefully we'll be able to welcome you again soon. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Recommend for everyone to visit. Good view just near the Patong beach. Drinks are excellent. It is a nice place for couples or friends who are seeking for a romantic place to have friends chatting or gathering. It is also good for anniversary or special...More

Thank kenho99
Doeke B, General Manager at Sala Bua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Ken, Lots of thanks for sharing your positive review. Your kind words are much appreciated and all very spot on. The team and I look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Yours, Doeke Bonga General Manager

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

After hearing great things about this restaurant we decided to meet friends here & try it on our last night in Patong... Excellent service, great seafood, great views of the beach & would highly recommended to anyone wanting to try it...

Thank Karen F
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Soul Curry Restaurant and Bar
357 reviews
.27 km away
Tantra
513 reviews
.22 km away
Sabai Beach Restaurant
667 reviews
.17 km away
Trattoria Capri da Rico
168 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Patong Beach
11,932 reviews
.10 km away
Danze Fantasy Theatre
128 reviews
.31 km away
Patong Inn Art
15 reviews
.31 km away
Don Fashion
28 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sala Bua Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$76
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Taweewongse Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: +66 76 340 138
  • E-mail
Description
Discover Sala Bua, the award winning restaurant's inspiring new Mediterranean cuisine menu with an Asian twist. Helmed by chef George, experience his signature dishes from heaven done in his inimitable trademark heartfelt style with dazzling views of the Andaman Sea. For an unforgettable experience blending first class cuisine, cozy atmosphere and impeccable service, visit Patong's Best Restaurant.. Sala Bua. Open Daily from 06.00 am - 12 Midnight
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing