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17/ 2 Moo 2, Mae Haad Bay, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456199
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We ate our last meal here whilst visiting Koh Tao this last week, actually only found it at the end of our trip. It's an absolutely stunning setting for a restaurant, clean, sand through your toes and as the name would suggest...white, and lots of fairy lights. The food was incredible and my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Anna C
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We ate our last meal here whilst visiting Koh Tao this last week, actually only found it at the end of our trip. It's an absolutely stunning setting for a restaurant, clean, sand through your toes and as the name would suggest...white, and lots of fairy lights. The food was incredible and my husband being a big foodie, couldn't stop... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

me and my husband ate our dinner at whitening when we visited koh tao. tis place is just amazing and beautiful. the service is a little bit slow but we enjoyed there anyway. we ordered the garlic bread. salomon fille and some indian beef with yougurt and nan, all of the dishes were awesome. the view was so nice at... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed this little restaurant as the location, food and service made it stand out on our trip. Some great fish options but also steak was available. Also had a nice range of cocktails and wine

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We visited Whitening as a family and it made for a memorable experience! The whole styling of this Restaurant as you can tell from the name is pure white, which is complimented because of the beautiful location! We had a table on the Beech overlooking the Harbor, it was amazing. The service was excellent from start to finish, however we... More 

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Schoneiche, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Everything in white, situated right on the beach. The ligthing is very nice and the food very tasty. My favourite cocktail was the passion fruit mojito and a must try is the brownie with icecream <3 <3 <3 Great service & perfect for a romantic dinner or to hang out with friends i will come back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The setting and design are great, the food is nice. Als for me as a vegetarian I had some good choice of 4 tasty dishes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place serves great food and eating on the beach makes for a really lovely atmosphere. I highly recommend this place to anyone coming to Koh Tao.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Really enjoyed their giant tiger prawns ! And they make very nice cocktails. Location of the restaurant is very good - right on the beach.

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Kuopio, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Restaurant is located near the beach and you can feel sand under your feet if you want. Beautiful place and food was really tasty.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had dinner here twice (wish could visit more) and the food was awesome, so delicious. The atmosphere is stunning, well decorated! The service is great. If you are looking for an amazing dinner this is one of the restaurant you have to try!

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Address: 17/ 2 Moo 2, Mae Haad Bay, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 77 456199
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Tao
Cuisine: Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17/ 2 Moo 2, Mae Haad Bay, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 456199

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups

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