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“Magical” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ruan Thai

Ruan Thai
Ao Loh Ba-Kao, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
“Magical”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Well, the restaurant was very quiet which was nice...the food was good fyi when they say spicy they really mean it.

Visited December 2011
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Food excellent, waitress a little surly. This restaurant is a superior class and presentation and flavour was first rate

Visited October 2012
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Galway
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138 reviews 138 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Lovely food but a little too formal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The restaurant required reservation despite being really quiet (there were only 6 other people there when we went), which rings a bit of pretension to me. The view is beautiful though and it's not far from the villas of the resort.
The food was really good though and most of the staff was quite friendly. There were sorbets between courses, which was a nice touch. The cocktails there (in the whole resort actually) are extremely sweet though, maybe ask them to put very little syrup in if you find it overpowering like I did. The prices are definitely at European level rather than Asian.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Essex
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125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
“Fine food in great atmosphere but at luxury hotel prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012 via mobile

Quiet serene location good service and fine Thai fusion food

Expensive because of the location overlooking the sea

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Loved the location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

perfect for a candle light dinner, accompanied with good food and drinks, the bartender was very freindly and experimental

Visited August 2011
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