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113 moo. 1 Saladan , koh Lanta, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
66 8 4454 1154
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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
Quiet, relaxed, cheap restaurant in Saladan

One of our favorite 2 restaurants in Saladan, over the water. It was cute to see all the cats just laying there, sleeping all day. The food was very good and inexpensive compared to similar restaurants on the waterfront. Special thansk to our waitress who smiled a lot and was very nice to us (not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

One of our favorite 2 restaurants in Saladan, over the water. It was cute to see all the cats just laying there, sleeping all day. The food was very good and inexpensive compared to similar restaurants on the waterfront. Special thansk to our waitress who smiled a lot and was very nice to us (not all restaurant staffs in the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Me and boyfriend we traveled in Koh Lanta first time and we found this restaurant at Saladan pier. Here has a very lovely view with nice food and 9 cats and they are so cute !! also staff are very friendly we wish to go back there soon.

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Here at the Catfish now. The breakfast is good with great views. Awesome internet for the area. And a wonderful place to sit and relax for the day. The value is good. Just a great place to sit chill and relax away from everyone. ...

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I liked the food. No msg. No terrible smell. I liked the decoration. There were wonderful objects around.you don't know where to look. And cats... good looking lovely amazing cats are all around. I saw the most beautiful cat I've ever seen in my entire life in cat fish : ) ... I liked the wiew... you eat when you... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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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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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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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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, Thai, Middle Eastern

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