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Haad Chao Phao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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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
Great location!

Lovely location sat on a hill, restaurant built into the trees made out of bamboo. The staff are really friendly. Great fruit shakes and cocktail list. Good selection of meat, seafood and vegetarian food :) visited the restaurant a few times while on the island for a week

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Food is slightly more varied and slightly higher quality than the normal standard. Spring rolls are deep fried from frozen unfortunately. Nice curries and noodle soups. Staff are outright hostile to customers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Lovely location sat on a hill, restaurant built into the trees made out of bamboo. The staff are really friendly. Great fruit shakes and cocktail list. Good selection of meat, seafood and vegetarian food :) visited the restaurant a few times while on the island for a week

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We loved this place ate there every day. Family was lively who ran the place. Cocktails delicious and all reasonably priced. Go enjoy!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I had dinner at Big Mountain with my wife yesterday. Beef with basil and chili tasted funny and resulted in a bad belly. Fruit shakes were good. Prawns were not cleaned properly. I would avoid this place at all costs. The atmosphere is nice but there are way better options to eat.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I couldn't choose between 3 and 4 to rate this restaurant. From one hand, they are different what makes this place unique. Since we stayed right next to the restaurant for a couple of weeks we had food there at least 2 times. First time we came for lunch, had a burger, massaman curry and some garlic bread with cheese.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We rode our scooters to big mountain everyday for lunch it was that good. We couldn't get enough of their food and the price was fantastic. I recommend the coconut soup!

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I have tried all their currys a million times. I still cannot chose which one i prefer. The vegan cabbage rolls are also a must try!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The first thing I liked is the family-run kitchen Big Mountain has. Then the waiter was super friendly and managed to speak some spanish and great portuguese. They make local tasting Thai food and as a dessert we had an amazing home-made passionfruit pie. Whenever in Koh Lanta, go to Big Mountain, you will not regret it!

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Very nice place to spend time with friends and/or family. Good food and drinks. Try wonderful Maracuja (passion fruit) pie!

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Puttaparthy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A great hangout with tasty local cuisines.Thai family atmosphere, easy going staff, nice portions, and their own little bakery produces amazing european style bread and buns. .Adored by the health conscious vegetarian Yoga crowd and the hungry traveller alike.

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  • Address: Haad Chao Phao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Phangan

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