We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

Khao Niau

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Bang Niang | Bang Niang Beach Road, Khao Lak, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 99 306 6238
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

248 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 133: English reviews
Khao Lak, Thailand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent authentic Thai food , many dishes original Issan food. Excellent service and lovely hosts, and beautiful atmosphere , I would recommend this restaurant to anyone seeking genuine Northern Thai dishes.

Thank Grant Y
Stafford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended. This place does some of the best food we had in our 2 weeks in Thailand. My fussy wife loved her food here and trust me that is recommendation enough. If you want fantastic, tasty and spicy Thai food this is he place to come. Recommended.

Thank Timeflies1980
Basel, Switzerland
Level Contributor
39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

We found this restaurant truly outstanding. Having lived many years in Thailand we came back to enjoy a holiday in Khao Lak and were surprised to discover a restaurant serving Thai Isaan food. What a great discovery! Food was genuine, professionally prepared by a family from Isaan. They were offering a good variety of menus. It was truly unique. During... More 

2 Thank Daniel M
Tauranga, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Had the chu chi curry and cashew chicken. Some of the best food we have had in our month in thailand, would recommend! Good service and fair prices (120-160 baht for main)

Thank Jess N
Denia, Spain
Level Contributor
246 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

We dropped in for dinner after visiting the night market Good food and service at a fair price. Fine selection of food to suit most pallets. Not over priced and there is a buzz to the place Enjoyable dinner

Thank Milanoman2810
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

we were recommended this lovely place by a couple of locals and ate there 3 times it was so good! everything was fresh, tasty, real thai cooking. we had pad see ew, pad thai, sticky rice, chicken satay, papaya salad, various curries and the raw beef salad (which we were warned is only for locals but we loved it). i... More 

1 Thank melisfreebird
Level Contributor
95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We had been to Khao Niau two years before and were looking forward to revisiting only to find it has literally been demolished!! Fortunately they have now relocated just down the road from their original location. Not on the main road but back down towards Baan Yan about 6 doors down. Food did not disappoint and was big portioned. Reasonable... More 

1 Thank markdenning30
Level Contributor
121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

We've been in Khao Niau twice. We planned to go there for the Sunday buffet, but we learned that it is not offered anymore. So we went for other dishes we never had, mainly from Isan, because you do not get Isan food in Khao Lak elsewhere. Food was wonderful - very spicy though - and we enjoyed both evenings... More 

Thank SwissGulliver
Level Contributor
116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

The Khao Niau Restaurant is situated on Bang Niang Main Street, just 20-30m from the high way / traffic lights. Direct access from the restaurant back entrance to the afternoon / evening market (Mon, Wed, Sat). As said we had great expectations, but most of the came short. The Chicken Satay stick meats were very thick, tasteless and one piece... More 

Thank FinnFlying
Gothenburg, Sweden
Level Contributor
27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

A good restaurant that serves good food and have nice attentive service. They have a broader menu with typical Thai dishes also from other parts of Thailand which was nice.

Thank pafrTrip

Travelers who viewed Khao Niau also viewed

Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province
Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province
Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province
Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province

Been to Khao Niau? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Asian, Thai, Seafood, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bang Niang | Bang Niang Beach Road, Khao Lak, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Khao Lak
  • Phone Number: +66 99 306 6238

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Khao Niau staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?