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Ska Bar

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Bar, Seafood, Asian, Thai
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186/12, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 81 797 0559
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waiter didn't give us change and took 200 baht extra. When we queried him he then told us that was for him and we didn't give him enough money. Don't waste your money, go next door.

Thank asdfghjk75
Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for sunset drinks and dinner. This is a great spot for taking in beautiful Kata beach. You can sit at a table or perch yourself up under a massive ancient tree. But stick to bottled drinks. The cocktails are very ordinary. They don't take advantage of the wonderful fresh ingredients and the prices are high. The food is... More 

Thank Bronwyn S
Hamburg, Germany
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Nice laid-back sun-downer bar on the beach next to an old tree. Nice crowd and still best choice on the beach, but backpacker flair fading...

Thank th419
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I would have to say that this is an awesome location at night with some cool tunes but please don't bother with the food as it's less than average.

Thank Dave S
Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for a beer or cocktail. Perfect views up the beach for a chilled out evening. Food is tasty and service (like most of Thailand) is superb.

Thank moogootravel
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to kick back and enjoy yourself with friends. Drinks meals good and at a fair price Worth the stop

Thank Visitorplacetoeat
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Used this place at the end of days on beach for a relaxing drink. Great seating area built on the rocks out in front of bar area with a great view of kata beach. Beer is reasonable price for beach front property and nice music played here not too loud that you have to shout to speak. Reggae theme bar.... More 

Thank deiseboyz
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is truly the best bar in the whole of phuket. The staff are amazing, drinks and food soooooo yummy. It is definitely a total Bucket List bar to go too. We always meet here before we go out for the evening or you can stay at this bar the whole night till sunrise.

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a few lovely sunset Changs at this great bar. Table service from a friendly guy. Ate at the restaurant linked to the bar - lovely Thai food. Thoroughly recommend!

Thank Debsjh
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We first went to Kata Seafood in 1985 and loved it. It is still providing great food at lower prices than the other places at the southern end of the beach, with an unbeatable beachside dining location. Ska bar is loosely affiliated from what we could gather, though Kata Seafood staff wears Ska Bar shirts, so go figure.... We'll definitely... More 

Thank J J W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Thai
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186/12, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon  >  Kata Beach
  • Phone Number: +66 81 797 0559

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