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113 moo. 1 Saladan , koh Lanta, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
66 8 4454 1154
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food, great prices

Loved this restaurant! It had good Thai meals as well as more western food if your needing a break. Most importantly everything was a decent price!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Josh P
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Loved this restaurant! It had good Thai meals as well as more western food if your needing a break. Most importantly everything was a decent price!

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East Providence, Rhode Island
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place! There seems to be 5-10 resident cats that wander and sleep around the place, all friendly and open to loads of petting. Large menu with TONS of vegetarian and vegan options, including tofu thai dishes. Food was all really good, loved the spring rolls and milk shakes. Set out on a stilted deck overlooking the water it... More 

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Kiefersfelden, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Nice place to eat. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and most important, delicious food. You can get Thai food and european, if you looking for something else than rice or noodles. Many options for vegetarians and for meat eater, try the Burger!!!

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This place is so great :) during our stay on koh lanta we visited the Restaurant and bookshop several times because the food is great (try the falafel!!) and the people there are so friendly! I'd loved to buy some nice books if i would have had the space for it in my backpack :/

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Good food at a very reasonable price. Staff are Thai and appear disinterested but I know from experience that's just a culture thing.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We order chicken schnitzel and beef with oyster souce. Both dishes were great. Nice design and atmosphere.We recommend this place.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Looks like a decent place, but I would never go back. The staff looked disinterested and messed up my order of a falafel sandwich to a falafel set meal, which was double the price, not good for a traveller on a budget, just for a bowl of salad extra. When I explained it wasn't what I ordered they said I... More 

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Holland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I love cats, and there are great ones here. The food is all fresh and a lovely setting just right on the waterfront at Saladan.

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Kilchberg, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I went to the Catfish for a breakfast and had 2 eggs with bacon, toast, coffee, fruit juice and a fresh fruit platter. I was in a hurry and the staff was very kind in bringing everything very quickly to the table. I also got the fruit in a plastic box to take with me. The location is amazing, you... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Great food, lovely thai service. Cats are amazing. Going back tomorrow for sure. We had paneang, pad prik khao, pad thai and battered prawns. All very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 moo. 1 Saladan , koh Lanta, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
  • Phone Number: 66 8 4454 1154

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Middle Eastern, Thai

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