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Cook Kai

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Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, very reasonably priced with plenty of choice on the menu. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the place itself was large and spacious, although fairly quiet when I was there as it was low season. They do accept credit cards. There are plenty of places along the same stretch of road but this felt very clean, food... More 

Thank Scubajools
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food here. Warm welcomed by the staff and the owner is very friendly. We r very lucky finding here cuz it's really great food and atmosphere. Me and my boyfriend ordered one steam fish one yam seafood n couple garlic bread. Very tasty!!! Highly recommend

Thank Mag Z
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good setting and spacious and clean. No flies which is a big plus for us. The food was good, tasty and enjoyable. Just that the price a bit steep otherwise we'd comes everyday for sure

Thank regadd
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, hands down the best prawn toast in the world! We had starters (delicious spring rolls too!) followed by A curry and a stir fried beef dish, all the food was spot on. Service on the slower side but its a lovely setting so we were in no rush! Well priced, wish we had time to go back.

Thank JamesDyke
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food at a decent price! Just down the road from our accommodation in long beach so have visited also for breakfast a few times. The staff make this place! They are very welcoming and friendly

Thank Chloè C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were 3 big bugs cooked into my girlfriend's and my separate dishes (assuming this means the uncooked food is left crawling in it and then they just cook them with the bugs in), my local friend described rats running around the building. We have been ill after eating here, for the first time in 4 weeks in thailand (including... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Freshly cooked food like home. Prices was average and service was prompt. Recommend to try whoever is in Lanta. Both branches had the same consistent taste. From typical Thai food and International cuisine was delicious.

Thank shh3la
Москва, Россия
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

It looks very nice, staff is polite but tired, my food was good until the point when I saw a little bug under my rice.. it was too late, but impression was ruined...

Thank Paletskaya
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We ate here a few times while staying nearby - in low season a lot of places along the beach are closed, so we didn't have loads of choice! But, we were lucky to be so near a good restaurant. Food arrives quickly, all of the dishes we ate were well-cooked and tasty, and the staff are sort of friendly.... More 

Thank fruitloop92
Singapore, Singapore
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Traveled solo to Koh Lanta for 5 days and ate at Cook Kai for dinner on my first day. Great atmosphere with soothing songs in the background! Dinner crowd on a Saturday was not bad at all (but then again, it was low season). Felt like home and place was cozy with good lighting. Ordered fish in ginger and oyster... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta

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