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516/21 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
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+66 76 398 030
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Icklesham, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat friendly staff lovely setting and some really lovely food so pleased we found this place 🙏🏻

Thank purvisgreenhow
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at Papaya a couple of times during our week stay in Karon. The restaurant is spacious and the food and prices very good. Friendly service in a good location.

Thank waythewindblows
Wickford, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice. The building layout is worth mentioning as it would appear two restaurants have been joined back to back - so as you pass through you have the choice of sitting outside, inside, outside (by a lovey water feature), inside or outside! The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. The service was also very good.

Thank Arthur_Sue
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

He had a simple dinner there. The food was great and the staff was very pleasant. I have to agree with one of the comments that they brought the food too fast. Yet, not from the micro 😜 One of the good options in the neighborhood

Thank Panagiotis P
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153 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good Thai food for good prices. Substantial meal for 3 of us (including 2 large Singha beers) came to just over £20. Shrimp and cashew nuts, pad thai, fried rice and garlic chicken all very tasty. Very speedy and friendly service. Recommended.

Thank Charona3101
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place just around the corner from where we were staying on the first night. And what a little gem it was. We ended up going there twice during our 5 night stay as we wanted to know that the first time wasn't a fluke...and it wasn't. Great food at even better prices. Staff were attentive and a must... More 

Thank 315jodier
Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Papaya in the last week of our stay. Nice restaurant, with little fountain, lots of waiters. Service swift, good food, Thai dishes are good. Cocktails are nice and reasonably priced. Would visit again.

Thank dutch_122
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading about this restaurant on TripAdvisor we decided to go for dinner and we were definitely impressed. We had Thai food and it was some of the best we have had on our trip, the red curry was particularly good. The cocktails are also well priced and very good. If staying at Karon Beach then I would definitely suggest... More 

Thank BrettL16
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this restaurant to be only average Polite staff but food came very quick and we like to eat at a far slower pace.

Thank mikeswallow01
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here four times out of fourteen days. On one occasion we had two starters two mains and two drinks each the total bill was just less than £18. Quick service and good food would definitely recommend.

Thank suedar321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516/21 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon
  • Phone Number: +66 76 398 030

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