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“Good for a change of pace” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Drunken Sailors

Drunken Sailors
Ranked #2 of 4 Dessert in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $14
Cuisines: American, Bar, Cafe, European, Thai, Fusion
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Opened five years ago by three Bangkok girls with dreams of an island life creating delicious new dishes of Thai/Western food and serving fresh-ground espresso drinks the Drunken Sailors has become one of the most popular restaurants on Koh Lanta and a cornerstone to the social scene of Kantiang Bay. Blending a coffeeshop chic of jazzy music, beanbags and hammocks this hip cafe offers a rich variety of dishes, featuring everything from traditional thai and delicious breakfasts to flavorful pastas and savory western burgers.Daily Kitchen Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm & 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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“Good for a change of pace”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2013

Came here for lunch one day when everything else seemed to be closed. Actually not sure what day it was because we were far enough along on our vacation that we didn't know what day it was anymore. Got burger and a chicken sandwich. Burger was good. Patty was seasoned much differently than an American burger, but still tasty. Chicken sandwich was a bit tough and not very flavorful. Both buns were excellent and nice lettuce and tomato. Overall, was a good break from thai food.

  • Visited November 2013
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“Love it, love it, love it!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2013

Stayed in the Pimalai resort which is a full on 5 star hotel around the corner for 6 nights.....spent 3 of our nights at the drunken sailor.....need I say more. Fabulous, laid back atmosphere and the girls that work there are outstanding. One of the girls speaks the best English we experienced on the whole of the island and when asked how she learnt it, her response......from watching movies and talking too much.....love it....an absolute must if you are in Kantiang Bay!

  • Visited November 2013
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“Great vegetarian options that are absolutely delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

I really enjoyed the food and the staff at The Drunken Sailor. I also really appreciated the vegetarian menu options they offered. The flavours of those items were not at all compromised.
I loved just sitting and quietly enjoying my coffees, I loved that I could be social if I wanted... Overall, every meal I had was fabulous even the strange omelette with basil. I highly recommend stopping by for a meal or three.

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“Fusion breakfast anyone?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

This place has the best breakfast in Kantiang Bay, bar none. I ended up eating there every morning and got a different meal each time.

Favorites were the English Breakfast and the Bacon Pancakes. They also make a great omelette. In a cxommunity where the nice hotels serve Nescafe and call it coffee, let me tell you: the Drunken Sailor makes a really great cup of fresh coffee and includes it in the breakfast cost.

Visited November 2013
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“Great little cafe to relax”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2013

My partner and I went to Drunken Sailors twice and absolutely loved it. We ordered the teriyaki chicken burger and club sandwich. Also had some of their delicious fruit shakes/smoothies. Bean bags and hammocks out the front of the open area cafe. Fast service. Friendly and polite staff. Great choice of food on the menu of both Thai and Western cuisines. Highly recommend!

Visited November 2013
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