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Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Ranked #58 of 204 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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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed cook Kai very much. The staff were extremely friendly, and the food was delicious. The food also had generous portion sizes which is a plus as most places have very small portions. It has a lovely ambience despite being on the road, and the prices were very reasonable. This is a restaurant that will please the masses.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We visited Cook Kai many times during our 10 night stay in Ko Lanta. The food is authentic, delicious and fresh, portions are enormous (we made the mistake of ordering 2 appetisers however they really are to share!), the staff are so friendly and the restaurant is spacious but really homely. The food is also great value, especially with such... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Coming to Cook Kai restaurant either on Klong Nin beach or on Long Beach is like being back home. Always smiling friendly staff - super service and very very nice food. We can only give Cook Kai all our best recommendations.

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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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Address: Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
Cuisine: Thai

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