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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sitting in this beach bar set up in the rocks overlooking the bay was a particularly pleasant way of spending an evening! The music was easy reggae & the waiters helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed it here - especially later in the evening - cool vibe, friendly service & a nice place (beachfront) to relax and enjoy a drink or two.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting bar overlooking the beach. The tables are nestled under the trees with seating directly on the rocks. The service is good with a wide range of drinks and cocktails, priced well. Worth popping in for a quick drink.

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Thank Stevienorm
Evje, Norway
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy bar right on the beach between Kata & Kata Noi. Beer, drinks, and friendly staff. Nice place for a relaxing evening.

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Thank RC319
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love this bar, shade if you need it, cool tunes, great food, and a fire show on a Tuesday and Friday. Great view of the beach, and the sunset.

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Malia, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, small and secluded. Enjoy the cocktails here and the reggae music - it's not traditional Thai but the combination, next to the beach - especially at night - is lovely...!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very special and an extremely chilled out vibe.. specially the locaion ie just by the waters !!!:)

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited two and half years back I am able to compare then and now. The old bar was built around the big tree at the end of the beach with a thatch over the bar counter,reggae music playing and tourists and locals mixing having fun but alas the local council made them remove the bar so its only a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like this resturant and have used it a lot in the last few years and never had a bad meal,the bar at the side of the resturant is also good for a chill out with a beer.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Chilled out cool place with good food and great music. Dinner was nothing extraordinary but a good meal for a great price. The location and vibe of the place was great and enjoyed a few beers while listening to reggae. Would visit again for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Cheap Eats
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?