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“Paradise Dining” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Whitening

Whitening
17/ 2 Moo 2, Mae Haad Bay, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456199
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Ranked #26 of 115 Restaurants in Ko Tao
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Bangkok, Thailand
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“Paradise Dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place is the perfect place to have a decent dinner with friends on Koh Tao. my personal favourite dish is the cashew nuts sweet and sour chicken, since their version is the crispiest I've ever had :) sometimes the service is a bit time consuming - but is absolutely worth it. plus, quality needs its time and nobody should be in a rush on such a relaxed island anyway! :D

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Simply delicious!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

First of all, I heard so much about this place and yet I agreed. The foods here are amazing, fresh and tasty. The price is a little higher than many restaurants on Koh Tao but it is well worth it.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Coolest restaurant in Ko Tao”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We visited several other higher ranked restaurants on the island, but Whitening is our top pick. It delivered a combination of tasty food, good wine (hard to find in Thailand), pretty good service considering the place was full and "pumping", dipping our feet into the soft white sand under the tables - all while enjoying watching boats coming and going at nearby Mae Haad port. Thai and seafood options were all good, nice dessert and margaritas and ambient "grown up" recorded music. A romantic night to remember on this amazing tropical fish island paradise.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Great service & friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have been here quite a few times and always enjoy every meals I had here. All staff are very friendly.
Their new cocktails are too die for!!

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New York City, New York
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“Expensive but a good touristy option”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The truth is, there's better, cheaper food on Koh Tao (try Lung Pae), but Whitening seems like a safe (and somewhat expensive) touristy option. The restaurant looks clean, it's right along the beach and the food was acceptable.

Visited July 2014
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