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“Sunday Roast is awesome” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Banyan Bar

Banyan Bar
Ranked #66 of 180 Restaurants in Koh Tao
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $7
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Sunday Roast is awesome”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

Visited Banyan for a roast dinner recently and had to recommend. Generous portions and if you are missing Mum's cooked food this is the place to go. It's a great bar hang out at night too.

Visited November 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kelowna, Canada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Awesome Sunday Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

Went out to Banyan for Sunday dinner tonight. My husband and I shared the roast chicken and pork, as the portion was so big. But the food was absolutely delicious. Like your grandma would make. The potatoes were awesome, as was the gravy, yorkshire pudding, and meat. The veggies were crisp and cooked perfectly. The pork and chicken were so tender. Wow. I will be back. Again and again.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Dawne W
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Feltham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“arguably best bar on the island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

prefered amongst the more long term tourists and locals, banyan has friendly, familiar staff, resonably priced drinks, deicious and inventive cocktails, the bar itself (mostly outside) is pretty nice, and banyan does, by far the best sunday roast (the rest of the food is similarly delicious) on the island. Definately recommend :)

Visited June 2012
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Rochford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Go for the Sunday roast dinners”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Bangans outside bar.

Sunday roast dinners are popular. Chose from beef or chicken with all the trimmings including veg, Yorkshire pudding and stuffing for 300 Baht. Get there early-ish for the beef as it sells out first.

'Scroate Shots' are on the drinks menu and advertised around the bar. If you can't work out what one is, you probably don't want to know. Have one self-administered or prepared by the bar man.

In the daytime, due to it being an outside bar under trees, there were flies and insects everywhere. But if you don't mind that, it's a good place for food or drink.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank James19892
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“the zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

came see all the crazy creatures of Koh Tao in their natural and sureal habitat. Gauranteed fun every visit... all be it at Tom Warrens' expence the majority of the time

Visited September 2012
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Thank Don D
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