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“Good food right on the beach”
Review of Whitening

Whitening
Ranked #25 of 208 Restaurants in Koh Tao
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Although during the day it doesn't look that great as Whitening is located next to some sort of canal that is filled with rubbish but at night it's lay-out on the beach can't be beat. Nicely lit the restaurant offers either tables right on the beach or slightly elevated where there are low tables and sit on the floor. The mojito's are good, the food is great and staff very attentive. You'll pay more than in most other places on Mae Haad, but you get what you pay for. Definite recommend.

1  Thank Shareru
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Great food & cocktails. Not cheap for Thailand. Lovely beach terrace. There's an ugly canal on the south side, so just sit over toward the terrace.

Thank Diana T
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Had great food here on two visits and also loved the location and ambience. The Curry fFsh Madness featured two big pieces of snapper, lightly battered and fried and a variety of veggies in a delicious green curry sauce. The portion was so generous that, good as it was, I couldn't quite finish it. Next visit I ordered two appetizers. The first was Thai fish cakes with a nice spicy/sweet dipping sauce. Other dish was an asparagus and mushroom salad with a tangy dressing; the textural contrast between the two ingredients was very nice. The tables are mostly on the sand of the beach and on a night with a cool breeze off the sea and the lights of the boats in the bay it's a magical place.

1  Thank BallardBeaver
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

the place looks very nice - all in white and you can sit on the beach. the food we had was just average and not outstanding. the value is ok, but its on the more expensive side for thailand.
and we were a bit surprised that just one of 5 waiters could speak proper english - to the other ones you can just point to the menu and barely discuss extra wishes with them.

Thank Lukas R
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Came here on a recommendation from the other side of the island. We were here at lunch and were the only customers so sat right on the front looking over the beach. The menu said to be patient and that it would be worth the wait. And it was!! The best smoothies in Thailand (raspberry and oreo cookie) and had a gorgeous crispy snapper in thick curry and garlic tiger prawns. Worth a visit out of your way

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