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“Worth 3.5* but not quite 4” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Chong Fah Restaurant

Chong Fah Restaurant
Bang Niang, Khao Lak, Thailand
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Ranked #111 of 194 Restaurants in Khao Lak
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Kent, England
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“Worth 3.5* but not quite 4”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This restaurant had a lovely view over the sea which makes it a very pleasant place to have lunch, unfortunately the food was just a bit average although the service was pleasant and the prices were reasonable too.

Presentation was very good but I felt that there was more effort in that then there was in the actual food itself.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Pretty good food in great location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stopped in Chong Fah for lunch during our stay in Khao Lak. The restaurant is right at the beach with excellent views in a nice setting. Service was prompt and efficient and the menu had many different Thai and western food options. There was a separate menu page for vegetarian food.

The curries were standard and stir fried greens were fresh and tasty. The restaurant also makes really good fresh fruit drinks.

Recommend getting a table in the shade or under an umbrella as the daytime sun is super strong and can be uncomfortable.

Would recommend for a quick bite and if you want a place to sit and enjoy the sea.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Orange County, CA
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“Great choice, but watch for sinkholes!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

We ate here four times and loved it. The food is cheap and delicious. Service fine. And the oceanfront view can't be beat!

Just one thing...we sat in the front row, far left, and I just heard two days ago, right next to where we had dined, the earth had suddenly opened up, swallowing a chef!!! I went to see and it's all covered over now.

So do go, but consider tieing a rope around your leg at one end, and the other end to a post.

Visited January 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Excellent food, view, ambiance and value.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Wonderful restaurant very close to our hotel, the Cousin Resort. Food is very good. Tables are outside on an ledge above the beach with direct view of the ocean. Ambiance very nice and everyone we recommended this restaurant too while we were there also loved it. Service very nice if a little bit slow. Our favorite restaurant in Khao Lak by far.

Visited November 2013
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Zurich
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“Stumbled upon this nice surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

We were strolling around the beach and saw this interesting place & gave it a go & had lunch here. This discovery was a pleasant surprise!

Ordered Thai dishes and must say that it was amazing. Food was well presented, very tasty & service was amazing.

It was so good that we decided to return for dinner that same day.

The resort that shares the same name looks like it is going through a refurbishment, but it didn't bother us as we had a table overlooking the sea.

I'd recommend anyone who is visiting Khao Lak to check Chong Fah restaurant out!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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