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“This is where it is happening!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Ark Bar Beach Club

Ark Bar Beach Club
Ranked #53 of 440 Restaurants in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, European, Asian, Pub, International, Thai
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Good for: Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Ark Bar Beach Resort has two large restaurants to satisfy the appetite of visitors and guests relaxing at the resort. The menu has something for all tastes including a range of local dishes with spicy and non spicy options as well as international favorites. The a la carte menu is available all day leaving you to decide what time to eat breakfast! The sea views from the restaurants are spectacular making Ark Bar Beach Resort a great choice for a casual lunch and romantic dinner. And the party atmosphere is just a few steps away at the beach club which attracts the best party crowd on the island.
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“This is where it is happening!”
Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

We went in the middle of the afternoon and the place was already pumping. In comparison to all the other places on the strip they a wee bit cheaper, but expect to pay 10B more than the cheaper side of town.
Definitely worth a visit if you like lively places. Their food was tasty and service was efficient. Travellers seeking a quiet place to dine should give this one a miss.

  • Visited September 2013
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Bengaluru, India
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Simply awesome!”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Liked the layout of the restaurant - close to the beach. The staffs were prompt and the service was swift. They have a very looong menu - european/thai/western styles.The food was freakin delicious - tried the beef/pork/chicken rices that is complimented along with the music and fire shows on the beach. Try the fresh sea food.

Visited August 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Blight on the landscape.”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

The only really good thing about this place is that it provides a throughfare to get to the beach and escape the main road of Chaweng and all its infinite tack. The bad thing is that you have to go through this place first and experience the pinnacle of tack. We did sit and have a drink. I wanted to try to understand why people like this kind of place. Well, there's lots of lights and very loud music, tvs with sports and western junk food and lagers and all the normal sugary drinks. Mostly western people go there and get all sugared and fattened up and then girate to rythmic beats like they do on their western high streets at home on the weekend. But the toilets are clean. They have about a thousand employees all wearing orange T'shirts. Some local Thai youth go there and give a fire show. Some tourists yelp at them. Most take out their phones and video them. If you like cheesy bars that blast out mindless electronic music and you want a hamburger of questionable nutritional value, this is your place. As I sat with my sugary chemical laden cider - what can I say, I had been craving cider and this was the only place I found it - I particularly appreciated the sea view with three billboards popping out of the water staring back at me. I think they were advertising the Ark Bar, I don't remember. I don't want to remember.

  • Visited September 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Massive Menu”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Great extensive choice of menu for food & drinks, very tasty food be it Thai or European, fresh seafood cooked to order, staff very attentive to your needs

Visited August 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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“Good place , good food!”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

We settled for a dinner in this restaurant and the food was very good. the value you will pay is definitely worth . The music is quite loud and my kids didn't liked it at all. The only downfall is the parking as you need to have a smaller transportation like motorbike to go inside.

  • Visited September 2013
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