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Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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    Very good
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  • 5
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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
Most recent review
Good food!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
debbiesimo
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emilia romagna
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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emilia romagna
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Ko Lanta, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I don't understand the calculation. i ordered 1 dish, 1 small coke and rice but i ended up paying almost 500 bht. I asked for the bill, and they have shown me 30 bht for rice 45 bht for a small coke which is a 10 bht price in 7/11. and a dished of fried chicken cooked in basil leaves... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Really friendly staff and good Thai food. Great combination and highly recommended for an evening. The only reason we didn't go back is because we wanted to try somewhere new on our last night but we should have gone back to Cook Kai in Klong Nin.

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Shepton Mallet
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Very friendly welcome and great food. Service was very good and prompt with a good choice. Would definitely recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We went 4 times - two for lunch and two for breakfast. Tested variety of foods, and none of us can complain :)

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went to both restaurants on the island a total of 3 times, tried a variety of dishes and all were lovely, good quality and we were always served in good time. I had the vegetarian yellow curry, which is quite mild but delicious, was actually a refreshing change to not be slapped in the face with hot chili for... More 

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Patiala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The food and the ambience was perfect. All our food that we ordered came in less than 5 minutes exactly. That was just amazing........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We Had a lovely meal here . We have been to many places in Thailand islands and mainland over the years . They offer good tasty freshThai food at a fair price. I don't think you will be disappointed . Nick j wend s Forest of Dean glos. Uk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Friendly staff, great service, wonderful food. Had the yellow noodles with seafood, fried squid, fried rice with beef and bean sprouts with seafood. All very good and they also brought out complimentary morning glory in a pepper sauce with garlic, amazing! Will be going back before leaving the island.

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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, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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