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Busaba Eathai

#1,001 of 17,948 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 - 23:30
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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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1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rarely am I so disappointed with the whole experience of eating at a restaurant. We waited an hour for our starters and even then the chicken satay was cold which was sent back. My friend had to wait even longer for his which was served at the same time as the rest. Main course arrived cold , no plate and... More 

Thank Mason B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely lunch here today! Pad Thai was delicious and our waiter (i think his name was Javier was super friendly and attentive) Will come back!

Thank kbj1994
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited last night after long day in London. Wonderful meal. Calamari are gorgeous. Highly recommend. Waiter Javier was very friendly and great service.

Thank fjw72
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend are regulars at Busaba, we love the food (very good quality and quite decent price). We always find quite quick a table and we almost don´t have to wait to for the food (even when the restaurant is very busy, that normally is most of the time). The staff is lovely and professional, specially Nalan she... More 

Thank Rebeca F
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was here yesterday with group of friends celebrating my 21st. The waitress Hande was absolutely brilliant and very attentive. Recommend this place to anyone, the food was unreal! Will be seeing you again soon!

Thank Emilygco
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Everything was delicious and the Busaba recommended menu was really helpful and affordable. Javier our waiter made things really easy as we didn't have much experience with asian food. We'll make sure to come back!!!

Thank Abraham A
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I popped in with my mates for a quick pre-birthday party outing. Had a really nice meal, must say the food was seriously good! I highly recommend chicken pad Thai! We left very happy. It is a nice place, prices reasonable for what you get, so will defo be back. If you haven't been, don't hesitate!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
United States
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friend recommended this restaurant, which would not have been my first choice. The food was overpriced given the portion size. My entree really was a kid size, not a full meal. The service was poor in that we were trying to pay the bill and they kept saying we had already paid, even though we didn't. We shouldn't have had... More 

Thank robbyg346
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment I walked in I thought I was somewhere completely different. The decor got me right away feeling like I was in an authentic Asian restaurant. Service was very good since the restaurant was quite empty (Had lunch at 14:30 haha) and the food....absolutely fantastic. We ordered some calamari and prawn sharers that were SO GOOD!! Ordered a... More 

Thank Diego_Lopes_Martinho
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on spec for a quick dinner. Seated quickly at our own table though as the place filled up we were sharing. Great service and really stunning food. The Thai calamari is delicious. Such unusual flavours. The king prawn stir fry also really full of flavour. Odd that the pad Thai came with sweet potato fries; not sure they... More 

Thank Jo F

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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