We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Farang Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
69/36 Thatapao Road | A. Meuang Chumphon, Chumphon 86000, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 77 501 003
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 79: English reviews
North Wales, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time back to Farang bar in over 7 years I had a great night and the food is so yummy. The staff are very friendly I had a good laugh with the owner who after I'd drank one to many beers gave me a lift to my hotel. They have rooms also so if u need a place... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Diane S
Koh Tao, Thailand
Level Contributor
44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I frequently stop by this little spot and have done for many years. I have to say that these guys can never do enough. I travel the area regularly by motorcycle and decided to make a pitstop here to watch football. The owner arranged for wine to be brought in, I parked the bike and was served to perfection by... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank imagemarine
warrington
Level Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's #1 on trip advisor but it's nothing special. English owned which must attract the English. There only 4 people in there when we visited one was the owner himself. Pleasant chap but did nothing but slate other local businesses which I didn't consider to be very professional. If your looking for a big screen English feel and conversation for... More 

Helpful?
Thank doowelzah
Savaneta
Level Contributor
76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Farang Bar was everything and more than I needed it to be. Massaman Curry was great cold beer hit the spot, shower got me clean and bedroom was cool with no AC. I got a wealth of information from staff and other expats drinking there. They even arranged my bus and boat for the next day. Thanks folks.

Helpful?
1 Thank ArubaStu
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We found ourselves with 6 hours to kill between arriving from Koh Tao and travelling on by train to Bangkok. Very glad we found the Farang Bar. Walking distance from the train station, great food at a reasonable price, and no pressure to keep on spending. Sky Sports on a big screen helped pass the time. Our visit happened to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank graeme r
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. Killing time waiting for a train to Bangkok. Fantastic place for good food and dare I say it but one of the best long Island ice teas ever. The owner Ivor is very hospitable. But as my title says, the pies are amazing. I had steak and ale pie with mash and gravy. Another plus point... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gus R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Nice enough bar in a pretty limited town... Barmaid kicked lush little puppy in the throat though for no reason..we left after that

Helpful?
Thank bushy1113
England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
346 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

A good tourist /expat friendly bar, decent bar food, fair priced drinks and friendly chatty staff with a good sized sports TV.

Helpful?
Thank maninasuitcase1905
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Good food & drink with reasonable price. Friendly staff & pleasant atmosphere. My boyfriend had a homemade chicken pie with mash, gravy & mix vegetables - the gravy tastes nothing like the gravy in UK (a little bit sour & spicy). Yummy Chips.

Helpful?
Thank CallMe S
Koh Tao, Thailand
Level Contributor
44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little hub in Chumphon where you can find a hive of local knowledge. Friendly owner and staff. Food is good, beers are cold.

Helpful?
Thank imagemarine

Travelers who viewed Farang Bar also viewed

Chumphon, Chumphon Province
Chumphon, Chumphon Province
 
Chumphon, Chumphon Province
Chumphon, Chumphon Province
 

Been to Farang Bar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $7
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, European, Thai, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69/36 Thatapao Road | A. Meuang Chumphon, Chumphon 86000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chumphon Province  >  Chumphon
  • Phone Number: +66 77 501 003
Description
We are a simple, friendly, family run budget-style guesthouse with only eight twin or double bed rooms. One room of three single beds. No dormitories.
We have our own restaurant offering both Thai and Western food.
Our public bar is popular with travelers and locals alike, well stocked with extremely cold beer and specialty cocktails.

We help with the full range of travel advice and ticketing.

The English owner has lived locally and on the islands for nearly fifteen years so is very well connected with many dive shops and resorts on all islands, particularly Koh Tao where he still spends a lot of time to keep information up to date.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Farang Bar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?