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RuanThai Kitchen

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5/18 M.2, Petchakasem Rd., Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 80 712 8433
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mikkeli, Finland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal and excellent service. I like Thailand´s smile but here they was even frendlier and smile came direct from heart!

Thank Timo K
Nummela, Finland
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basic thai restaurant in khao lak, about the same than the areas thai restaurant, nothing special, okey.

Thank Risto T
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really good meal and was impressed as it was the only restaurant we visited recently locally who provided us with nice cloth serviettes and nice cold towels after our meal.We had Thai steam grouper which was excellent and really good papaya salad.Shame we discovered this gem on our last evening .Prices was very reasonable

Thank theresaeastwood
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was great but the service wasn't great. The staff were friendly but seemed to be run ragged. When our food arrived, my husband's fish came with no potatoes, he'd almost finished the meal before (after prompting) they came. My rice arrivex but with no main dish for quite some time (again after prompting). If they can sort... More 

Thank Ilovemyjollies
Luton, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

We have eaten twice this year here and found the food good and reasonably priced. You feel you can take time over your meal whereas in some restaurants once you have commited to eat there they want you out so they can get someone else in. We have found the staff friendly and helpful and on our experience would recommend... More 

Thank LaurieLuton
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Vegetarian pad Thai was just okay. Vegetarian green curry spicy and pretty good. Overall they were accommodating for vegetarians but the food was just okay, wouldn't go back. Took 40 minutes to get takeaway on a busy evening. But cocktails were amazing, seriously. Would go back for drinks.

Thank KulenMountainKouple
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Food here was very average. Starters were OK, squid for main was chewy and cold. Green curry was OK. Staff very nice and friendly. Drinks a little expensive. Not sure why this place so rated, maybe we just made the wrong choices.

Thank Sally W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Out 3. time in Thailand and this is the best chicken cashewnut i ever tastet and i nearly always order that. The owner is so sweet he came with wontons before our appertiser and watermelon to dessert.

Thank malene1001
Barcelona, Spain
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

During our holiday we must have been here at least 7 times! Not something we ususally do as we like to discover many different places. This was in our point of view so good that we decided to stop our discovery. Why such a lovely place? Very friendly and efficient service. Food fresh, well cooked and very tasty, mdeium spiced... More 

Thank Guillaume6910
Uppsala, Sweden
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This small restaurant is in my opinion among the top three in the small village of Ban Khao Lak, south of central Khao Lak. Nice choice of dishes (try the blue crab!) and very friendly service. Easy to miss as it is by the main road and not at the shopping street.

Thank PederPeterson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $33
Seafood, International, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5/18 M.2, Petchakasem Rd., Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Khao Lak
  • Phone Number: +66 80 712 8433
Thai Food,International Food, Imported Steak, Pizza, Pasta ,Seafood

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?