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“Good big food!”
Review of Papaya Restaurant

Papaya Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Annan, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good big food!”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

If you're looking for delicious good portioned food on Phi Phi island here is the place for you. Pretty cheap as well.

Visited June 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Food poisoning, bad food, bad service.”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

Do NOT eat at Papaya Restaurant. I got the worst food poisoning and had to spend the next two days in bed. (Total bummer in a place as beautiful as Koh Phi Phi!)

Even without the food poisoning, Papaya's food is gross. It may be cheap (for Koh Phi Phi), but it's in no way "authentic." I ordered the "yellow noodles sweet and sour," which was literally a plate of spaghetti noodles covered in BBQ sauce with some chopped onion and tinned baby corn. Yuck.

The server also copped an attitude when he saw how little of his penang curry my husband ate, saying "See? I told you to order the massuman curry. If you'd ordered that, maybe you would have been able to finish it properly."

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Sliema, Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Highly recommend.”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

Service was good, place isn't very clean but the food is of excellent quality and the portions are excellent. Very good value for money.

Visited August 2012
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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice and good”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

People nice, foods good...
Marvellous curry shrimps...
A cheap and good way to have a dinner in Ko phi phi

Visited August 2012
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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Gigantic portions, small prices”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Papayas is a great place for people looking for a large portion of delicious food for a small price. We have ordered the sweet and sour yellow noodles with prawns and their green curry (warning- when they say spicy, they mean thai spicy!) both of which were amazing.

  • Visited August 2012
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