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Karlsson's Restaurant

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Thai, Steakhouse, Pizza, European, Swedish, Scandinavian
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108/16 Thaweewong Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 , Thailand
+66 76 345 035
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 114
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  • 64
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  • 10
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  • 8
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good

Good food and service close to Patong Resort and walking distance from beach. Tucked way in alley way.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Wendy F
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Perth WA
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not as nice as the first time we went to Karlsson's ,don't think it was a Swedish chef making the food! Sorry had such big expectations after the fisrt time we were there when the food was outstanding!

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Thank Solveig B
Perth WA
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and service close to Patong Resort and walking distance from beach. Tucked way in alley way.

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Thank Wendy F
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here as a group of seven family members as we were all craving a steak towards the end of our holiday in Patong. This was due to be a special meal, given that it is an expensive choice of cuisine. Upon looking at Trip Advisor we saw few specialist steakhouses in the area although decided to visit Karlssons... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Greate steaks for a ok price. Nice garden with white tablecloths so it looks cosy and a little romantick. We had a glass of wine and the price was good THB 160 and they filled the glass.

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Thank M0nicaN0rway
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Craving a steak on our vacation, we searched out our options but didn't want to pay an arm and a leg to eat. After reading the reviews we decided on Karlsson's and were not disappointed. After raising concerns about the steak sauces containing gluten to the waitress, the owner visited our table and advised the ingredients they used which put... More 

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Thank diner39
Aarhus, Denmark
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Absolutely worth a visit. The food was amazing and the service was great, I highly recommend the tiger prawns. The prices are reasonable.

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Thank Charlotte j
Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We had a lovely steak in here they do various sauces to go with it,I also had a glass of wine which I had been craving which was not too expensive compared to other places.They do a buffet on Friday evening ,well worth a visit.

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Thank Samantha N
Bendigo, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Have been to Karlsson's Restaurant a few times on numerous visits and have always had great food and great service. Met the owner who remembered my family even the following year when we returned. Somewhat hard to find as it is down a back road, however the cowboy on the main road will always point you in the right direction.

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Thank Codecia
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We were welcomed with free mango dacquiris as it was my boyfriend's birthday which was a great touch. After 3 months of backpacking it was great to have a nice steak- and they didn't charge us for extra cheesy bread with the soup, nor did they whack on service and tax charges which was great (other restaurants in the area... More 

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Thank anna t
Patong, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Have been here several times, and always very delicious food. The staff is professional and the restaurant very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108/16 Thaweewong Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: +66 76 345 035

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 21
  • Cuisine: Thai, Steakhouse, Pizza, European, Swedish, Scandinavian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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