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Moo 1 16 Baan Haad Sai Ree, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
077-456-505, 077-456-504
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place. Great location. Quirky atmosphere. Food was delicious. Drinks were to a good standard. The service was slow though- we waited quite a while for food to come.

Thank Kbland87
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Great food and beautiful restaurant with superb location. And excellent service! Highly recommendable. We enjoyed a great meal of thai food and good talks with the people working there.

Thank Elin S
San Diego, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice during our four day stay at the Koh Tao Cabana Resort. We had lunch our first day and I got a hamburger and the hamburger patty fell almost entirely apart to where I couldn't eat it like a hamburger and the quality of the meat was very poor. My husband got the club sandwich which was... More 

Thank andan24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Great food fantastic vista Friendly staff Highly recommend Quite north end of sairee beach Part of the koh Tao cabana resort

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Horsens, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015

You always pay double at the well located restaurants - that's just the way it is. But the western food here is actually not that expensive compared to other places. We were here for lunch - I had fish and chips and my wife had a tuna sandwich. Both were quite good and somewhat made from scratch... For a 5-star... More 

Thank Mikey8700
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We are a bit picky so have been trying to find nice places to eat in Koh Tao other than on the back of Saree Beach where you need to be 12 to feel at home. To be fair Rimlae is on Saree Beach just at the northern most point. This is the best restaurant we have found so far.... More 

Thank Dellick
Fleet, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Just came back from having dinner over there, you have the best view and nice restaurant , the food not so bad either, a bit pricey but you pay for the view and location. Nicely decorated inside, looks so romantic at night . They also charge 7% for VAT or service charge, not so sure. But all in all, one... More 

Thank Sue1562839
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Away from the Sairee beach party going crowd, this lovely restaurant does not disappoint whether large or small groups of one. I came here years ago and revisiting this place did not disappoint! Excellent service, great seating near the shore edge, yummy food and appealing presentation. Absolutely coming back and not to be missed if staying on Sairee beach!

Thank zenergy1
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Wanting to seclude ourselves a little from the noisy beach, my girlfriend and I found Rimlae to be the perfect match. We tried the BBQ barracuda and king prawns with a sweet peach sparkling wine that our amazing waiter Win agreed on. I have been living in Bangkok for 3 months and Win was the best waiter I've met here,... More 

Thank Vic C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2014

Located at the far end of Sairee Beach, so well away from the beachside rave music, fire spinning and the drunken teenagers associated with these activities. The food was excellent but the views and ambience were amazing. We dined a number of times during our visit and always sat on the Thai style cushion mats to eat and enjoy views... More 

Thank Billy110

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moo 1 16 Baan Haad Sai Ree, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: 077-456-505, 077-456-504

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