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Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Ranked #56 of 200 Restaurants in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is the most standart good quality of food at Long Beach , a lovely family Restaurent is pretty clean food is very good quailty and so delicious. We will surely re-visit again.

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Tampere, Finland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food was very good. The prices were not the cheapest but the meal was worth it. The service was also quick and polite.

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Set in a charming giant hut this restaurant seems to provide an authentic experience. The food was good but I think there is much better around. We were staying in Lanta 1 night and regret not having researched a bit more. Staff was pleasant but not very attentive, they brought us the wrong rice and forgot to bring a dish... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Unfortunatelly this was our most dissapointing restaurant visit during our trip to Ko Lanta. Service was very nice, attentive and smiling all the time. Sadly the food was something different. All the meals were to westernized... Sweet and sour sauce was just a ketchup and also all the other meals were too bland and two levels below other food we... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

this restaurant is unbelievable. Playing oldies music, run by 4 Thai brothers and family, their food is fantastic. My husband had Barracuda and I had giant king prawns both to die for. Just a short walk from our hotel Lataya Resort and Spa. Definitely recommend

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

On the main stretch of the ko lanta road,this place offered som good food,good sizes portions at some GREAT prices...the morning glory,beef noodle soup and pad thai are great...very hospitable and welcoming...also great that we had no shoes as we had to leave them in the entrance...was a little worried when I couldn't find them until I remembered!!! :) A... More 

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London
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21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

One of the hotel managers have us recommendations in where to eat and this is one of the places that he recommended. And it turned out with good reason. I would say Cook Tai is better as a place to go for lunch or light dinner, and that is what we did, in fact we liked it so much we... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Nice big open restaurant. Very pleasant staff. We had Masaman curry that has a creamy sauce and a Jungle curry that was tasty with a soup consistency. Very nice

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Nuremberg, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The place looked lively enough for low season, so, without great expectations, we decided to give it a try. And what a surprise it was! The portions are generous and the taste just perfect! Some of the best prawns I've ever had. Friendly service adds up to the excellent experience.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited twice whilst visiting Koh Lanta last month, each time we were not disappointed! Great food and service. We arrived quite late one evening and they only had 20 minutes until closing but they still welcomed us in! Would definitely recommend!

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

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