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Karlsson's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Swedish, Steakhouse, Pizza, Scandinavian
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108/16 Thaweewong Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 , Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 76 345 035
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After google search about pet friendly restaurant in Phuket, Karlsson's name came out. Which we so happy given we craving for steak and the trip advisor review mostly awesome. So i call to make the booking. And i was jaw dropped as she was so rude and the tone are so bitter and high, im so confused i really dont... More 

Thank surpisinglycomplex
KentHolmgren, Manager at Karlsson's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for your interest in Karlsson's and for taking the time to advice us of your concerns I can only apologise for any miscommunication there may have been with my staff. I would like to confirm that our staff are trained to the highest level and they would certainly never hang up the telephone on a customer,... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped by for dinner when we were searching for somewhere to eat and we're really impressed with the restaurant. Servers were really nice and welcoming, we were there for the Friday all you can eat BBQ buffet and it was absolutely delicious. Absolutely lovely food, great service and beer on tap! What more could you want? Fully recommended!

Thank Jules C
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. Minutes walk literally from a beautiful beach. A restaurant which caters for many tastes. Good service. Very clean rooms. Pleasant staff. Great food & bar service. Opens early closes late. Kent the owner is very pleasant & helpful. Replied to booking requests very promptly. Room service great. Clean linens & towels for beach every day. Highly... More 

Thank Vikki4097
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We enjoyed Duck with Tamarind Sauce & Grilled Salmon. Inexpensive (as most restaurants here are) but lovely flavours and service

Thank Dido4844
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant once and unfortunately it will be our last. I ordered a pasta carbonara and my wife Swedish meatballs, which was ok. But the pasta was almost unbeatable. I know that carbonara might not be what you order in a place like Patong, but if it's that bad it shouldn't be on the menu. It's a nice and... More 

Thank Fred M
Marousi, Greece
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The thai food had a strange taste. We ordered thai food and a pizza. Judging by the time of serving, the food was already cooked from before. The pizza (tomato sauce, cheese and ham) was expensive, almost 10€. I think the Thai people have started "waking up" and overcharge tourists.

Thank dimitrios1988jump
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Karlsson's in Karon and have been satisfied always. This is equally as good. The food is tasty and the surrounds are clean. The staff offer friendly service and the variety of Swedish and Thai foods give a wide choice of menu items. Toasted Skagen ( shrimp ) is a good start with beef and pork dishes... More 

Thank lonsic
South Australia, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This hotel and restaurant is well worth the price ..is close to beach.bars and restaurants Kent is very helpful and the price is worth it. .it is a quiet area and plan to use it next time im here i have stayed here before with a total of 12 nights and enjoyed it each time

Thank Colin m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

No easy to find, but just at the front of Patong Tower in a small street a very big and open restaurant managed by a Swedish guy I went on Friday night for a BBQ. Very nice display food table and BBQ love it and still cheap 400 Bahts per person.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Staying at the adjacent Patong Resort, this restaurant was the choice for our first night. Wine selection was expensive and limited but the food was good. We returned for the Friday night BBQ buffet meal and thoroughly enjoyed it. A great selection of seafood and steaks, well cooked with accompanying veges, salads and sides. Good service, even on a very... More 

Thank 757carol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $21
European, Swedish, Steakhouse, Pizza, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108/16 Thaweewong Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: +66 76 345 035

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