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Boatyard

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Khao Lak, Thailand
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Teddington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are huge numbers of reasonably priced beach restaurants in Thailand and this is another one. It is not Michelin star stuff, but is good wholesome and fresh food, like most. Staff speak excellent English (and probably German) are friendly and attentive. The menu is kinda the same as most, and with its location the fish is fresh, tasty and... More 

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Thank Stan C
Khao Lak, Thailand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really can't understand how this place is receiving 4 & 5 star reviews - it is by the far the worst place we have eaten at while on holiday in Thailand. The only thing going for it is its location, right on the beach. The service was poor (none of the infectious Thai smiles on offer here) and the food... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying at Kantary Beach Hotel, this beach restaurant is a 5-minute walk along the sand. Tables are situated under Casuarina trees, some of them under their own thatch-roofed shelters - handy for when it rains! The menu is homestyle Thai and surprisingly extensive. Our favourite dishes were those featuring the giant local prawns, one of the plusses... More 

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1 Thank MM2H
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Again like all of the restaurants we have visited along the beach this one was brilliant. The menu was a bit smaller than some of the other ones, but it was very traditional with a few western dishes. The food was cooked to perfect and arrived very promptly. The staff as always were amazing and I must say out of... More 

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Thank Jamie G
Choppington, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We ate here a few times during our 4 night stay in Khao Lak. We had lunch twice and dinner on Christmas Day which was lovely and relaxed. The food each time was great, we had pad thai, vegetables in oyster sauce, panang curry as well as a few other dishes and all of them were delicious and freshly prepared.... More 

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Thank Kayleigh3
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

The Boatyard is located at Coconut Beach at Laem Pakarang, north of Khao Lak. Not only sits this cozy seaside restaurant right next to the most beautiful beach of whole Khao Lak, but is staffed by very friendly and attentive people who make sure to grant your every wish. For several events, like birthday, reunion with friends, etc. they decorated... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We decided to try here based on good reviews and the fact it was a short walk along the beach from The Kantary. Really friendly staff and a nice menu. I opted for chicken satay and a Penang curry which they made really spicy as requested. My wife had a green chicken curry again really spicy as requested. Good service... More 

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Thank IanLove
Auckland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

A very simple beach restaurant. The fanciest part are the candles on the beach. The quality and quantity of food is fantastic value. Friendly staff. A fun rope swing to use while waiting for your meal.

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Thank simonmelissa
Hamburg
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44 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Staff was absolutely friendly and welcoming at all times. You can spend the whole day at Boatyard: they have comfortable sunbeds directly at beautiful and endless Coconut Beach, you can have lunch and dinner and icecreams here. We even spent Christmas Eve here and had a great dinner. The staff made every effort to nicely decorate the tables and the... More 

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Thank Katja H
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant by the sea. We especially loved the papaya salad and the battered bananas with honey. Excellent service and a wonderful view. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $16
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khao Lak, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Khao Lak

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?