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“Quality Western dining with a view”

The Boathouse Restaurant
Ranked #36 of 180 Restaurants in Kata Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$100
Cuisines: French, Thai
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Beach-side dining .. and a great Western menu to boot, we were stumped by the quality of the steaks, the starters and the desserts at the Boathouse Wine & Grill. There was also traditional Thai food but we wanted something different and were not disappointed.

We were served a generous portion of foie gras with mushrooms for our starters. The executive chef set up a flambe station for the Steak Diane which was deliciously done medium rare with a great sauce. The herb lamb rack was well seasoned and the wagyu beef cheeks were delicate and extremely tasty. And if you're a dessert fan, try the coconut ice-cream. One of our guests ended up consuming 3 scoops ... testimony of a great ending to a scrumptious meal.

Thank LenaYong
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

On Kata Beach, there are many places to eat, many cheap local spots serving really good Thai seafood.
But if you want to spoil yourself one night , go to the Boathouse. A really good cocktail bar, superb wine cellar and TOP class steaks , along with well cooked Thai favourites.
The service is really good and the location great being right on the beach.
It isn't cheap, but well worth it for that special night.
The house band is excellent playing a good range of music at a volume that allows you to talk at your table but still hear the music.

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Thank Jerry W
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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Desperate for a glass of champagne since arriving on Phuket we wondered off the beach and onto the great location of The Boathouse. Champagne was £18 for a glass of crisp cold refreshing champagne and a frozen strawberry margarita for my husband was £5:60.
The staff were attentive and professional. Location was perfect. Champagne was expensive but with little to no places selling it and throw in the view. Greatly enjoyed my one drink.

Thank Bobbie Arjuna O
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good location, directly on Kata Beach. Friendly staff. Poor food with a very high price ! No worth to go there to eat

Thank Paola C
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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Just returned from The Boathouse where we had a meal for two + one bottle of red. £150 so not particularly cheap and that was just a main and a couple of drinks. Apparently there were no tables outside on the terrace (there were 4 or 5 empty and not even made up). Service was pretty average, we had to pour our own wine which I appreciate is a first world problem however there were plenty of staff who could have done this for us. The entertainment was probably the best bit about it and lifted the evening for us. Will we go again on this trip, I doubt it.

Thank carouselgirl1971
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