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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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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 30 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
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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 24 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
Hamar, Norway
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This was our 11th visit in Patong this summer and we don`t visit Patong without visiting this nice Swedish restaurant .The atmosphere and the people who works there knows to give you the best service and very tasty good food is always delivered with a smile from the waiters.The owner always welcome us and we feel very welcome there.Fridays they... More 

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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Food is ok, friendly staff. Location could be better and so the atmosphere. Patong Beach is an interesting place and if you want a quiet place to have a decadent meal, this is a good place to visit.

Thank Robert V
Mt Eliza, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Just off the Beach Road, down the alley that runs directly to Paton Tower, easy to find. Service is efficient and friendly. The steak was cooked to perfection, i.e I have mine rare and it was rare, we had a group of 10, not one complaint.

Thank Dobin1969

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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, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
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?