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16 Moo 1, Baan Haad Sai Ree, Ko Tao 84280 , Thailand
077-456-505, 077-456-504
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Stunning views, stunning food!

Located at the far end of Sairee Beach, so well away from the beachside rave music, fire spinning and the drunken teenagers associated with these activities. The food was excellent but the views and ambience were amazing. We dined a number of times during our visit and always sat on the Thai... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
Billy110
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Retford
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Retford
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Located at the far end of Sairee Beach, so well away from the beachside rave music, fire spinning and the drunken teenagers associated with these activities. The food was excellent but the views and ambience were amazing. We dined a number of times during our visit and always sat on the Thai style cushion mats to eat and enjoy views... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Just had diner at this nice and cosy restaurant which has a stunning view over sairee beach. Food was good and staff very polite and helpful. Worth the walk!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My girlfriend and I discovered Rimlae on our first night in Koh Tao but having already eaten, instead vowed to come back the next night. We weren't disappointed. We had the pick of the tables and sat on what was pretty much a balcony hanging out over the rocks and sand, with the waves lapping beneath. The place was decked... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I ordered the calamari which was rotten and gave me symptoms similar to food poisoning. At the first bite I knew something was wrong as it tasted 'fishy' which calamari shouldn't. I complained to the staff and asked for the manager who never showed up. The service was appalling, very slow and although the staff were friendly they didn't know... More 

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cheshunt hertfordshire
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7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Lovely setting at the end of Sairee beach...very romantic...plenty of very good Thai food.....service a bit slow but the food definitely makes up for this....reasonably priced.... It's a must!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Located at the far end of of Sairee beach, Rimlae restaurant (part of Koh Tao Cabana Resort) enjoys a beautiful location which makes for a romantic setting for dinner. The restaurant is setup in a rustic manner with wooden huts and a range of seating settings. We ate both Thai and western food and it was well prepared and cooked.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Great seafood restaurant. The barracuda was well cooked or if you fancy cooking your own BBQ'ed fish that's also on the menu. The restaurant is away from the main parties on the beach, so a lovely and quiet/romantic setting if that's what you are after!

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Bremen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is by far the most beautiful - breathtaking even - restaurant we saw on Koh Tao. Canopied wooden huts, warm lights, excellent views of the water, romantic atmosphere... The food was great, albeit pricier than at other restaurants we visited. We were there rather late (9:30pm) and the restaurant was almost empty. We had the feeling they were impatiently... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Well worth the walk along the beach. The prettiest most gorgeous restaurant on Sairee.Excellent Thai food made me very happy. Like eating in a softly lit luxury treehouse :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

We walked the length of the Sairee Beach on our first day in Koh Tao and found Rim Lae at the northern end. It is quite possibly the most beautiful restaurant I've ever seen- canopied wooden huts nestled in the rock under palms and fairy lights. It's absolutely stunning. Having looked at the menu we noticed it was pricier than... More 

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  • Address: 16 Moo 1, Baan Haad Sai Ree, Ko Tao 84280 , Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Tao
  • Phone Number: 077-456-505, 077-456-504

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