Busaba Eathai is a casual dining venue where customers eat authentic modern fusion Thai dishes round communal tables. The modern interior with its square wooden tables and the washrooms with their ingenious basins all add to the atmosphere to make eating here an original experience.
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Busaba Eathai at Hoxton Place came highly recommended when I was visiting the Old Street area for work recently. I ate there on a Thursday night and had no wait for a seat, which was one at a table of eight.
I had the coconut water with raspberry and the pad thai, which I thought was a bit odd in comparison to the pad thai I've had in the US. There were fried shrimp in it, which was a tad...more
The usual yummy squid, I got the coconut curry which had quite a few things in it I couldn't/didn't want to eat, like hard bits of lemongrass (I think) and whole green chilli, but overall I enjoyed it. I got the impression prices were higher than last time I visited but I might be mistaken. Service generally friendly and good although they do need to be attentive in the lunchtime period to...more
Amazing thai food!
So good I went back the next day to another location to try different dish...
Will definitely come back!more
I'm going to go ahead and just shrug at the screen right now. You can't see me doing it, but just imagine me wearing a cute outfit with my hair haphazardly thrown into a lopsided bun, yawning and shrugging.
Anyways, we ended up here the other night because the queue at Pizza East was stupid and we were drunk and needed immediate foodstuffs. We sat down right away. It was described to me as a...more
Busaba Eathai at Old Street is definitely the type of place you would see next to the definition of "Hit and Miss"... Especially when it comes down to service.
Every time I have been, the food has ranged from OK to delicious, but the service has ranged from totally rude to just acceptable.
For me, Thai food is all about flavour, spice and aroma - but the experience is not about a cool brand...more