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The Surface Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Thai, Fusion, Australian
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Patong Beach Road | North of Bangla Road and Beach Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Surface Bar and restaurant is located on the rooftop of our hotel ,La Flora Resort. We decided to go upstairs to have a cocktail and enjoy the sunset , we ended up having a wonderful dinner and a great night.

Thank niarchoseffie
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Find La Flora hotel and resturant and head up stairs to their rofftop terrace overlooking Patong Bay. Lovely place to watch the sun go down. A world away from Patong beach road. Food was very, very nice with English and thai menu. Presentation and service were excellent and for the setting prices very reasonable. After eating head over to the... More 

Thank GreigUk
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had just arrived in Phuket after 21 hours travel and after climbing the stairs and traversing various rooftops on a humid and balmy night, the view, service and food were definitely worth it. The staff are so welcoming and with it also being our anniversary it was even better to be seated at a table at the front overlooking... More 

Thank lunks100
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Had gone to The Surface Bar, hoping to enjoy view of the bay and have a relaxing drink. Located at the 3rd floor of La Flora Resort at Patong, it is not surprising that trees in front of The Surface Bar have grown so tall that view of the bay is blocked. Most disappointing was the drinks I had. I... More 

2 Thank Ivy L
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We seen this place during the day and decided to come back for dinner, first off beautiful view of the big cruise ship in the bay, staff were friendly and good service, we got complementary bread on our table and my partner said it the best food he's had our whole stay in Patong. Huge selection of cocktails and well... More 

Thank Sara D
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I have to say we were left a bit disappointed with this place. It did have a beautiful view of the sunset. We had set up a reservation, and our table was not ready on time. No sweat and we didn't mind, we get it, you can't rush patrons off a table. When we got a table and ordered, we... More 

Thank boweryMike
London, United Kingdom
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580 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Great place for sunset drinks. Just across the street from Bangla Road, it's a bar at La Flora hotel. Made reservation before arriving and they were really helpful and informative. Upon arrival, the bar was practically empty. Not sure why... But anyway when we wanted to order food, there was practically almost nothing available. We finally came to Mango Sticky... More 

Thank Yvonne Y
Brisbane, Australia
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251 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had a very enjoyable night, the view over the water, watching the sun go down set the mood. The food was very nice and the service friendly and efficient. Overall a very pleasant evening

1 Thank pptuck
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243 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Great place to have a drink and watch the sunset. Stay on for dinner and the food is delicious. Very comfortable setting for drinks and separate dining area make it an enjoyable place to spend some time. I agree with previous comments about the food being a bit pricey but if you want the setting, then you pay the price.... More 

Thank canddsyd
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is a roof top restaurant in La Flora hotel. which has beach access and provides a comprehensive view of Patong Beach and the sea. Great for sunset viewing over dinner. Once the sun has set the restaurant provides a nice ambience for some quiet drinks and more food if required. The menu provided a good range of dishes to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Thai, Fusion, Australian
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Patong Beach Road | North of Bangla Road and Beach Road, 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?