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Mangosteen Cafe and Books

13 Mae Nam Kwae Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
+66 81 793 5814
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Mae Nam Kwae Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice food with full flavor and lovingly prepared. Excellent service and lovely relaxed atmosphere. Loved the books and toys that kept kids entertained.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cmmoc78
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Kanchanaburi, it was raining heavily and we were so tired and hungry from a long day of traveling from Chiang Mai, we had to brave the rain and find somewhere on the strip to eat, my husband found Mangosteen on trip advisor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hol_UK_94
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We ate at Mangosteen twice during our stay in Kanchanaburi and we give it 10/10. Delicious food and drink, cosy atmosphere, very friendly owner and cheap!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Annita P
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, lovely ladies - very friendly. The sharing Isaan dish has amazing flavours, the tuna teriyaki is to die for

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SAPlornt
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is tucked away in the busy bar/restaurant tourist street in Kanchanaburi. A great find with a lovely owner. We had the sharing platter which we saw was recommended on here. We also recommend this - plenty of delicious food for two people. Mangosteen is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Ella_Jones688
Reviewed August 16, 2018

First - don’t bother looking for Mangosteen Garden Restaurant (still shown on Trip Advisor) as it closed down 2 years ago. This is a small but well appointed cafe cum 2nd hand bookshop - quite a common combination in Thailand - with an eclectic menu...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a meal at Mangosteen café last night. There were eight of us (two families) and were given a warm welcome by the hostess, who speaks good English. Food was superb - mix of Thai dishes, but also some international dishes which the younger...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 870carolinew
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We arrived quite late and after we ordered the restaurant closed because the chef was going home but the hostess wanted us to relax and we could still order desserts/drinks. No need to hurry. The chicken basil and chicken red curry were delicious. So was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MartineS206
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Mangosteen is a small cafe with good food and a good selection of books. We went for the sharing plate for 290 baht which has four different dishes. Beer costs 80 baht for a large Chang. Friendly staff and nice food for a great price....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Ambassador723920
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great Thai food, also has plenty of western dishes, very friendly owner who speaks good English. We didn’t buy or sell books but that’s an option too. Books are in English.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 634daana
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Mae Nam Kwae Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Kanchanaburi Province  >  Kanchanaburi
  • Phone Number: +66 81 793 5814
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