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The Boathouse Restaurant

182 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 76 330 015
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
06:30 - 23:00 Hours
French, Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
182 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Very good service, everything what I've tired (dishes) was excellent. Also very good shakes (watermallon and cockonut).

Thank Alexey O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I arrived to The Boathouse having last visited four years ago. We could not have been more welcome by the staff — making us feel special, well looked after, and ‘at home.’ There is a truly special quality about The Boathouse, a...More

Thank NinaBillLondon
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite the spectacular view I bragged about, not forgetting the boathouse restaurant. just looking at the whole setting from flowers arrangement , table lay out I could tell that I'm definitely going to have a delicious lunch. True enough when we ordered the Thai signature...More

Thank Affy88
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant experience for an evening meal at 'The Boathouse'. Staff were really friendly and provided an excellent service. Food and drinks were brilliant. Fantastic view out onto the beach provided a good atmosphere as well. A live singer and pianist made the experience even more...More

Thank caraanderson2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have to say location location location . The boat house restaurant is located right on the beach at Kata . The menu is interesting but could have a few more western options . The food is absolutely top notch , since the new chef...More

Thank 200960awb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have just finished lunch with friend. Wonderful setting, good test and very good service. The restaurant is close to the beach, very modern after renovation.

Thank jeab s
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As regular lunchers once/twice per week for past 20 years, chef Jonathan Buell's delicious creativity & imaginative skills upped our visits to twice/three times. His personal welcome & attention supported by a great kitchen & restaurant crew & of course a stunning sea view makes...More

Thank Mallika G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to boathouse as it was mothers days which we celebrate in UK. The starters,mains and desserts where lovely and declious. Service was outstanding from staff and chef. It's was so beautiful by the beach and on top the staff was really friendly with...More

Thank manj83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and infant son came past for a drink and were very pleased with the attentive staff and friendly service. Drink menu is extensive and the food was delicious. We were only going to go for a coffee but stayed for wine and food....More

Thank the_bman_4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just finished a superb lunch provided by Chef Jonathan Bruell. He in our opinion is the best chef on the island. The Boathouse is a smart but very relaxed venue with stunning views. Very knowledgeable and attentive staff. We had an impromptu tasting...More

Thank David D
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Questions & Answers
26 December 2017|
Response from Ian L | Reviewed this property |
Mediterranean and Thai but best is to ask the chef Jonathan if you have a special request. He is an Aussie born in Brazil, educated in England and trained in London and Switzerland. Fun guy to get to know
4 August 2017|
Response from Michael C |
the restaurant will be closed until November 2017
Jacob H
31 March 2016|
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Response from Kinga_Kr | Reviewed this property |
Hi! No, not much. But if you go in colorful hawai shorts and tank top - you would feel uncomfortable on your own. Just try to not be straight from beach (just to be clean) and wear something more covering body. Enjoy;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon  >  Kata Beach
  • Phone Number: +66 76 330 015
  • E-mail
Whether your palate prefers authentic Thai culinary traditions or sophisticated Western cuisine, savour leisurely lunches and fine dinners in our refined yet relaxed setting directly on Kata beach. The proud recipient of the “Best of Award of Excellence” from Wine spectator every year since 2006, the Boathouse Restaurant has been synonymous with fine cuisine in Phuket for almost three decades. The gastronomical excellence of the haute cuisine is further enhanced by the restaurant’s idyllic setting along Kata Beach with its stunning panoramic views. Indoor and outdoor seating options are available with a different dining experience wherever you choose. Our regular guests from around the world consider this one of the most romantic memories to be made in Phuket.
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