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“Great food, well worth the little extra”

Same Same But Different
Ranked #37 of 293 Restaurants in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Nyon, Switzerland
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Great food, well worth the little extra”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

We went to Same Same whilst staying at the Pimalai on the same beach. We went twice as the food was so good. It's a bit more expensive than the other beachside restaurants on the bay, but worth the extra for great presentation, a unique atmosphere and really tasty food. It's of course less than the hotel restaurants, and we thought just as good food, if not better - authentic Thai food in a great setting.

As with all the restaurants and cafes at this time of year, it seems you have to be sitting down to eat by 19:30 latest, but this place has beautiful sunset views across the bay so worth going a little earlier anyhow. It wasn't busy at all when we visited, but each time the staff were friendly and you didn't feel they were trying to hurry us out to close!

Definitely recommend for anyone staying at the Pimalai as an alternative!

  • Visited September 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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7 restaurant reviews
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“good”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

good food well presented, a little bit slow, not very expensive. a good place with some undesirable insects

Visited August 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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“Interesting Place!!”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

On the day we tried this place the food was not good, ran out of everything including fish, though very pleasant, the food served was simply not good. Service in general in Thailand has plummeted except in five star resorts.

Visited August 2013
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Phuket, Thailand
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“a good place in South Koh Lanta”
Reviewed July 25, 2013

this place sits on beautiful Kantiang Bay, close to Pimalai resort (where we stayed). Its a quality alternative if you want to eat out on some nights.

Visited June 2013
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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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“Cute place but not great food”
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Place is cool right by the beach but food was nothing to brag about. You are better going there for a snack and not very hungry

Visited July 2013
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