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Tonkow restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is our second visit to this island and we had to return here. The food is lovely and fresh, there’s a decent selection and it’s easy to communicate what you want. This is not a big restaurant and it does get busy, but as...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Angiehar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff who are very friendly and helpful. Food is really good and portions are a good size. IF you like spice make sure to ask for things extra spicy so they know for sure, otherwise you'll get European "spicy".

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank heliepoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have been traveling south on the Thai islands of Krabi, Lanta, Ngai, Mook, and finally Lipe for the last two weeks. We have eaten three Thai meals a day for almost a month. So when I tell you Ton Kow is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Richmond M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely Panang Curry here as well as some chicken satay. Friendly service and as well lots of yummy sounding food options, the menu had helpful Thai phrases in which was a nice touch as it meant we could learn some key words.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant while waiting for the tickets from the travel agency. We all were very happy with our meals. I had choken satay and pataya salad. Both were just great and so was the mango smoothie.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank satumatkailija
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

If you want to eat authentic Thai food at reasonable prices. Tonkow is the place to go in Koh Lipe. In fact, every year, we spend more then three months in Thailand (northern Thailand, Koh Chang and Phuket) this is our first time in Koh...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jgjacques13
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Deserving of a 5 star rating as this is the proper authentic Thai experience. Forget that Yoohoo nonsense in Walking Street this is the real deal. Red curry fish, spot on. Lots of fish and great spicy sauce. Wife had a Massaman curry which wasn't...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Pinheadplanet
Reviewed March 8, 2019

I liked everything about this restaurant. Most importantly, the food was delicious and well-prepared. The service was friendly, the prices were very reasonable, and the general atmosphere was relaxed. There was never an empty table during our whole time there.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Penangellen55
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Had an excellent meal here. It was quite a small restaurant and quite busy, but our meals came out reasonably quickly (considering you could see there were only a couple of people cooking). Would definitely recommend as a cheap eats restaurant

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Seadub2014
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

We were so impressed by this place that we ended up eating here 3 times during our short visit to Ko Lipe! Amazing Thai green curry full of flavour with lots of veggies. And it’s all for a great price. Unsurprisingly it was full most...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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