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Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As we stayed in hotel next door we went one evening to try this restaurant. It s a bamboo style restaurant with sand on the floor. We took a Yam woonsen kai and shrimps fritters for appetizer. For main dish a chicken paneng and prawns pepper and garlic sauce with steam rice. For dessert banana doughnut . All was perfect... More 

Thank jglassey .
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the whole menu is good, very typical thai, very properly done, at prices westerners will love. friendly service, cheap drinks and beer, and a 3 minute walk from our hotel. shorts and a t-shirt after a day lounging on the beach makes it even better !

Thank jandsboston
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spacious outdoor restaurant right on the beach. Seemed to be newly refurbished. Good food and service. Offered transport to and from hotel.

Thank gaftb
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stopped here whilst beach hopping on mopeds on our 3 night stay in koh lanta. service was pretty frosty, but good was quite good (far from the best we had tasted on our holiday though). ok for a quick lunch but there are lots of other amazing places on the island (pattys secret garden being one of them).

Thank Mary W
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good staff, reasonable prices, though i wish they had more fresh seafood offered in their menu. Great place to watch the sunset.

Thank Lanna C
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped off the road to spend at beach, and grabbed a bite and beers. I was the only one there (beach and restaurant) for most of my stay. I was there athe end of the season...and it felt like a true island paradise. I did ask for pad thai and was greeted with a pancake. Same same but better! Guess... More 

Thank Kathryn R
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food in this place is gorgeous & reasonably priced. The setting & location is perfect & the staff are lovely. I regret only going here once!

Thank LynneMc81
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

A great little beach bar and restaurant handily located next door to the Pimalai Resort - good food served right on the beach and much cheaper (and closer) than the resort restuarants!

Thank Janey247
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

In Low season if you are looking for a nice restaurant with nice view. I recommend this restaurant.. Good for relaxing and see the sunset.. I love coffee there (lavazza) and there are my favorite ice cream(Mövenpick) And the price is reasonable.

Thank NuPaan P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited this spot recently and loved it! We went with another couple and ordered lots of Thai dishes to share, all were delicious! The location is also perfect to watch Koh Lanta's gorgeous sunset. The lady who served us was lovely too. I think this place needs to be higher up the rankings on TripAdvisor! Thank you Same Same!

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta

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