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Bar, Pub, Asian
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Soi Expat, Rat-u-Thit Rd., Patong, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Carson City, Nevada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at the Expat (original location) on my trips to Phuket. The hotel is located close (5 min walk) from Bangla Road and all of the night life, but far enough away that it is quiet. They have a great Sports Bar and a very nice restaurant. Make no mistake this is not your typical "5 star" resort where... More 

Thank Steve H
Phuket, Thailand
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Expat bar and hotel is a great place to meet friends and enjoy good food and cold beer. The staff are always very friendly and attentive and obviously well trained by the owners of this very nice facility. Parking is available and you are in the heart of Patong so you can park your vehicle, stay in very good,... More 

Thank Graeme M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Being a regular traveler to Phuket, I always eat my breakfast at he Expat hotel. The food is quick, hot and tasty. The staff also are ready to serve with a smile.

Thank Peter C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I have been coming to Expat for almost 6 yrs. now. Ownership and staff are my family away from family. I am welcome with open arms and am treated with much respect. Staff are helpful in taking care of all my needs and wishes. Expat is centrally located to most hot spots. I am at the Expat 3 times a... More 

Thank Kelly S
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Staying at the expat just up the road from this one. Showers are great, bar staff are friendly and the location is close enough to walk to Bangla and the beach but still a good distance away to avoid noise at night.

Thank MPeel94
Dalian, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The staff take full advantage When managers don't se.. some of the staff should be replaced,, The really do damage to the Expat hotell

Thank t s
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Food ok and reasonably priced but not great we ate there twice but wouldn't recommend for fine dining

Thank 313Minnie
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Ate here a lot , considering the choice around that says a lot. Large varied menu tried pie, mash and gravy, various Thai dishes the rice, noodles and prawn dishes are all amazing.

1 Thank Landlord
Patong, Thailand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

The reputation and return customers, makes this Hotel very special. The management and staff are taking care of the customers like we have not experience anywhere, outstanding. The pool area, Restaurant and the Bar is designed for a perfect holiday. The food in particular the Saturday BBQ just very, very good indeed. The location in the Centre of Patong is... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Me and the boys had a few to mang big nights on bangala road so we hit the expat up, lucky us they have a pool comp every friday $10 baht entry , beer is cheap, plus if your aussie or pommie they have football jerseys ( all codes) all over the walls.

Thank chadg83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Asian
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Soi Expat, Rat-u-Thit Rd., Patong, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong

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