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Smile Khaolak Restaurant

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5/15 Moo 7,Phetkasem Road,Khukkak | 5/15 Moo 7, Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
+66833912600
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5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Something different - but awesome food and more

We booked SMILE based on good feedback for other guest at our resort, Must say the food and service was exceptional, not your typical Thai cuisine, but great creations infused with flavor, the french owner is also a great character and host - they catered well for my wife who if Vegetarian. you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Had a perfectly serviceable meal here but the #1 ranking makes me question whether I should trust Tripadvisor for restaurants in resort towns. Owner and server were friendly but a little overbearing, and they both weirdly talked down the Thai portions of the menu. Seafood was good but cost compared to other restaurants in town was a bit high.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We booked SMILE based on good feedback for other guest at our resort, Must say the food and service was exceptional, not your typical Thai cuisine, but great creations infused with flavor, the french owner is also a great character and host - they catered well for my wife who if Vegetarian. you have to book in advance as they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Warmly welcomed, dishes explained by staff with a visual presentation. Food prepared exceptional, service excellent, cold beer, finished off with complimentary lemonchello, what more could one ask for.....

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Staff and owner very friendly and attentive. Explained the menu and were happy to cater/adapt meals around my nut allergy. Waitress brought over the daily specials (which all sounded amazing) and then a sample of complimentary appetisers to apologise for our wait, which hadn't been more than 15 mins! The Restaurant is always very busy therefore booking in advance is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food and atmosphere were first class. French cuisine, delicious. Make sure you book as it is very popular.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here on a couple of occasions for dinner and enjoyed the food, it's a bit like Thai comfort food rather than true fusion cooking. The portions may be more than you can eat if you don't have a big appetite. The G&T (150 BHT) were very gin heavy but the cocktails (smile, blue smile and mai tai... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had heard of Smile restaurant from other travellers who said the French owner had an understanding of Gluten Free food and he did not disappoint. Some of the meals on offer were shown to you and ingredients explained which made it much easier to choose. Great service and the best Gluten Free spring rolls we've every had! Book in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I've put this place as average. Firstly. I think the gentleman who runs/owns this small gem is very hospitality wise.. yet we were stood out the front for 15 minutes waiting. To be honest after that I didn't feel like going in. But he was very sorry about us waiting. I think his popularity could be his downfall.... but then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This restaurant would have to be the best Restaurant in Khao lak.The owner of this restaurant is French with Thai staff,it has an extensive menu of both French and Thai and is very reasonably priced,for example a glass of drinkable wine is about $7.00 about the cheapest in Thailand,the service is very good as is the food but would recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went to Smile for dinner. The service was excellent and the meal was just Devine. You must book though , and take cash , they don't take cc. 😋

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Additional Information about Smile Khaolak Restaurant

Address: 5/15 Moo 7,Phetkasem Road,Khukkak | 5/15 Moo 7, Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
Phone Number: +66833912600
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Khao Lak
Open Hours:
Monday 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 to 14
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Thai, Vegetarian, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5/15 Moo 7,Phetkasem Road,Khukkak | 5/15 Moo 7, Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Khao Lak
  • Phone Number: +66833912600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 to 14
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, Thai, Vegetarian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:45 pm - 9:30 pm

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