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Banyan Bar

Sairee Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand
66 822869740
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Ranked #22 of 110 restaurants in Ko Tao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $7
Cuisines: Bar
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Newport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This bar is great if you want to escape your average annoying teenage travel crowd, it has great food, live music and drinks!! It's a very chilled and a great place to go and socialise, would highly recommend!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Introduced to this place by a Canadian dive instructor living on Tao and very glad he did. Great live music and big tasty burgers. Busy place even in the low season, friendly staff and epicly named drinks. Go and pay them a visit to find out

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I can honestly say there is no other bar quite like Banyans. Take the family along for an evening that wont be forgotten anytime soon.

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Boulder, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Bartender ripped me off. Accidentally handed her a 1000 baht note and she said no it was 2 x 100 baht notes. Clearly saw the 1000 baht bill in her hand before she put it away. My fault ultimately but she totally took advantage. Also it was happy hour and she charged me full price anyway. Won't be going back... More

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Finding this place was one of the best things that could have happened to me while on Koh Tao. The food is very good (Make sure you experience the Sunday Roast) and the drinks are strong and cheap. The vibe is that of a dive bar but don't say that while you are there. This is the bar that every... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I had the Sunday roast here as I was staying close by and it was the best Western meal I had had on this trip! Nice one guys.

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Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The most friendly bar on the island!!! We made this one of our haunts for our stay, we were made to feel like locals! Great service, fantastic food and amazing staff...we even met a member of staff from our home town in East Yorkshire, England. Relaxed, friendly and great food (the toilets need a little work) but it was all... More

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Hua Hin, Thailand
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal here, but it took more than 30 minutes for it to come out. I had to wait at the bar for ten minutes for the server to stop chatting long enough to grab her attention to make my order. Portions are large and yummy, so if they can work on the service aspect, it'll be... More

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Westerdale, null, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Taken a while to write this but whist visiting friends on the Island (Jen and Lynne) we were introduced to this bar. Their burgers were fantastic, the sunday roast amazing and the bike hire was fair, honest and extremely reasonable. Top that off with welcoming staff and friendly locals and this bar is a must visit.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Had the Sunday Roast here a few weeks ago and it was amazing. The portions are massive but also really delicious. It's amazing how many different items they could fit onto one plate besides the roast pork (they have chicken too). Roasted veggies, Yorkshire pudding, and different cuts of the pork all delicious. I lived in England for a couple... More

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