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The Islander

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, European, British, Pub, Thai
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Viset Road, Nai Harn, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 88 820 4311
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food great price great atmosphere you will not find better love the Islander all can afford their wondelful fare especially the Sunday roast its better than my own mother made (sorry mum) the Islander is well run with good kind staff willing to oblige / accommodate you in every way cannot pick a single dish that is not great... More 

Thank Michael C
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here most nights on our two week holiday to Rawai. The food was lovely and the staff are so friendly. It was our daughters birthday while we were there and they got in her favourite dinner of king prawns (Which I've never seen or tasted prawns like it) and had a birthday cake for her. The menu is... More 

Thank Zoe Y
kings lynn norfolk
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made a special trip to The Islander as I'd heard a whisper that it's the best English food in Phuket. Bingo. Sunday roast seemed to be the popular choice as I glanced around the dining area so I went for the Chicken from a choice of pork lamb beef and chicken. Would I like double meat? I think all true... More 

Thank ChefAndre61
Southam, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Researched somewhere for a Sunday Roast before traveling to Ra Wai. Mark and the girls didn't disappoint. We have returned a few times and the specials and the food from the menu are all great. Although they can go pretty quick so get there early!! thats how good they are. Great place to watch the football etc. and generally the... More 

Thank wayne989
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We visited The Islander for the first time in January after looking for bars that served cider! We were not disappointed, the staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was excellent. Living in Malaysia, proper (and good) British pub grub is hard to come by so we throughly enjoyed our meal here! We will definitely be back on our... More 

Thank tizzygirl
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Islander a few times whilst in Rawai and both times food was brilliant and atmosphere was great. Very reasonably priced too.

Thank AdamTipper
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We have visited this bar on a number of occasions for drinks and food. Great menu with a choice of Thai or English food to choose from; also daily specials available along with a traditional English roast served on a Sunday. Good value for money, tasty food, and children friendly. Owner/managers are both very friendly and hospitable. Nice atmosphere. If... More 

Thank Kate D
Phuket, Thailand
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79 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is truly spectacular, an islander speciality, along with fantastic sport and live action on the pool table.

Thank Derek A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A friendly bar, always with a warm welcome and excellent food. We ended up coming back here several times during our holiday. The Sunday roast is very good and the hospitality second to none, highly recommended.

1 Thank Clifford E
Phuket, Thailand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a hard to please vegetarian with us and hard to locate places but came across this place and even though it's what we call in England" pub grub " menu was extensive and really delicious, make sure you ask for " Hand cut chips" can't beat them! Found this place on last day wish we had found on first... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Pub, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viset Road, Nai Harn, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Rawai
  • Phone Number: +66 88 820 4311
Renovated and new management in august 2013, a friendly bar and restaurant open daily serving western food with many specials added to an already varied menu..the bar has a big screen and 5 further televisions to show premiership football rugby formula 1 and any sport you choose to view...a warm welcome awaits

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?