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Haad Chao Phao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
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emilia romagna
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We went to eat at this nice place several times, trying different dishes, both thai and vegetarian, but the last time we went, my husband had a terrible food poisoning, due to something he had there. I was so sorry for that, because the other times we really ate good genuine stuuf at Big Mountain, so I think we have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

See my other review I loved the place when I first came to the island- eat almost everyday with a lovely family running it. They've obviously given up or changed chef/ staff. No one could be bothered to be even a little friendly drinks were slow and poor was poor. I'd been looking forward to returning for 2 years but... More 

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Teussac
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

A part time native of the island took us here and it was fun and tasty! Three of the four of our group are chefs and this place got thumbs up, so ....you can in our opinion enjoy the food here, with the live music makes it in to a great night! We had the 159 but buffet, great choice... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

In order to situate this review I need to explain that Big Mountain is approximately 200 meters from the apartment where my wife Pat and I have been staying, here in Koh Phangan, for the past two months. Big Mountain was also conveniently on the way home after our morning yoga class at AGAMA yoga. Big Mountain is run by... More 

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Thank Bruce H
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I went there for dinner and it took several minutes before they noticed we wanted the menu....now I know we should have left. We ordered a glass noodle(made of soy)salad with coriander,tofu and vegetables.They served rice noodles with celery and onions.Then it was supposed to be a Thai curry but we got a cheap curry powder instead.... More 

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Thank laziasilvia
Tallinn, Estonia
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Also one of the restaurants we visited four years ago ad still existing. I would say it is in nice location and they have a good chef but a little bit too small portions. Staff was always friendly and helpful. I reccommend.

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Thank Hellar N
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

The food is nice,lots of vegetarian and vegan options but communication was really hard and there was some errors with our orders

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medellin
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Food is slightly more varied and slightly higher quality than the normal standard. Spring rolls are deep fried from frozen unfortunately. Nice curries and noodle soups. Staff are outright hostile to customers.

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Thank john_walsher
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Lovely location sat on a hill, restaurant built into the trees made out of bamboo. The staff are really friendly. Great fruit shakes and cocktail list. Good selection of meat, seafood and vegetarian food :) visited the restaurant a few times while on the island for a week

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Thank mcos1
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We loved this place ate there every day. Family was lively who ran the place. Cocktails delicious and all reasonably priced. Go enjoy!

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Thank HonestH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haad Chao Phao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Phangan

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