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Sairee Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand
66 822869740
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, music and vibe!

A diving instructor brought me here and it was great. The burgers are delicious, and together with a cold beer, ufff you are in for a treat. The music was great (old school hip hop with dancier beat) and just the chill / groovy vibe around the place is amazing. Great place to come hang out, chill... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Luis O
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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  • Bar scene
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A diving instructor brought me here and it was great. The burgers are delicious, and together with a cold beer, ufff you are in for a treat. The music was great (old school hip hop with dancier beat) and just the chill / groovy vibe around the place is amazing. Great place to come hang out, chill, eat or party.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

No frills bar with good cocktails with a decent amount of spirits in them! They were happy to swap the type of alcohol in a cocktail for my Wife for the same price. Surprisingly great food! Ate here twice during our visit to the island. Meatball sub and burgers were both great. Best cheesy chips with gravy outside of Wales!... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Good burgers, crowded bar at night with dive instructors, dive masters from several shops here for drinks after work. Kind of odd vibe though, one of the bartenders was extremely high when I visited. Still, like it!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great atmosphere, the bar staff were amazingly hilarious and friendly, and amazing food! My favourite place on Koh Tao without a doubt. We ended up going here every night. Felt like home after a while.

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Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

banyans is incredible. great people there all hours of all days for good times. if you like drinking first thing in the morning, fire along to banyans and theres very likely to be a crowd of like minded idiots who are game for some day drinking.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I love this place and the bar tending staff is awesome! My friend and I slyly peeked in looking for someone and they all turned around and called us over to the bar to drink. HOW COULD WE SAY NO? Oh and no DIVE TALKING EITHER!

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Fun bohemian bar where the local dive masters and scuba divers hangout. Crazy drink specials, music and mayhem.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

a really friendly little bar which attracts all the expats and travellers. great music, incredible food and friendly locals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A hole-in-the-wall frequented by various dive school instructors. Good drinks nice people. The regulars get thoroughly drunk each night.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great place to start the night out with friends. Careful though because you always have such a great time that sometimes you find yourself on the couch at 4am!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sairee Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Tao
  • Phone Number: 66 822869740

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 7
  • Cuisine: Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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