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Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, 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
Flipping beautiful

The food is delicious and the service is great. We ate there several time during our stay at the near by Sri Lanta. It was our favourite place close by the the hotel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The food is delicious and the service is great. We ate there several time during our stay at the near by Sri Lanta. It was our favourite place close by the the hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

This was a great restaurant just off of Long Beach, very big and whilst myself and a friend visited during the 'shoulder season' the restaurant was busy. The Thai green curry was lovely and the spring rolls the best I've had in Thailand (not greasy at all)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Cook Kai is situated on the road just back from Klong Nin beach. It is a family run Thai restaurant serving all the usual Thai dishes and importantly also serves a very drinkable house white wine. The hot pan dishes especially sizzling prawns with cucumber,pineapple,baby corn and mushrooms are certainly worth a try. The staff are extremely friendly and speak... More 

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Sherwood Park, Alberta
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Cook Kai requires a short walk down the Klong Nin Road from from some of the hotels, but both the food and service reward you. The tempura prawns appetizer is by far my favorite. The red curry in coconut milk, fried squid, fried barracuda in sweet and sour sauce as well as prawns with young vegetables are examples of dishes... More 

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Bishops Stortford
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Family came here for dinner and were very impressed with the quality and authenticity of the thai dishes on offer. I have eaten many meals all over the country and this is definitely a stand out. The squid in garlic and pepper alongside the massaman curry are delicious dishes. The restaurant itself is a nice setting to eat as it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Good quality & tasty... Very friendly staff... A bit Pricy for tha area... But worth a try ... But very clean compared to others... Its a good one , try it

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We came for dinner one day, then again for breakfast and dinner the next day. It was that good. The food is very reasonably priced and everything we ate was delicious. We have lived in Thailand for 3 years and always seek out the best Thai food. The tofu in garlic sauce was great, as well as the Gang Pa,... More 

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South Ockendon, Essex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I have just eaten a very average Duck with Paneng Sauce at the Long Beach restsurant which was supposed to be a special and for 350 thb should have been pretty good. Not a lot of Paneng and little flavour. I won't be returning to this restaurant or the one in Klong Nin.

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emilia romagna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We had several dishes in this restaurant, and they were all very tastefull! From the massan curry to the sweet n sour chicken, we loved them all, and portions are quite big! The place itself is also nice!

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Staying in Koh Lanta for 5 weeks this became our favorite restaurant. Top service and food, and after a few meals it's like coming home to a family. My wife loved the press coffee in the morning before the beach. If you are in Koh Lanta you just have to visit this place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget

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