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Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“papaya salad” (18 reviews)
“prawns” (16 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a location! Beautiful trees & white sand beach... But while the nature was very welcoming, the staff seemed like they had better things to do than to serve the customers. The food was okay, but nothing spectacular.

Thank Chipsohoej13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good Thai dishes in nice beachside atmosphere. Pad Thai and chicken cashew nut were both very good. Would go back for lunch.

Thank cmtraveler91
Reviewed 6 days ago

We hung out here and ate here several times. super helpful staff, good English speakers, great food variety. They are able to cook food to one's liking. Even has some good looking salads

Thank Shaun L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Good view, cozy relaxed setting, excellent food. Papaya salad was delicious!

Thank Erik J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice place. The food is also good, nothing more than average though so you will be (over)charged for the plating of the food.

Thank Traveller_365247
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there after reading good reviews. Arrived around 7pm and restaurant was almost empty. No music playing and staff looked rather bored... took the spring rolls and tempura shrimp as starters, quality was ok. Main course was shrimp in pepper/garlic sauce (delicious) and chicken red...More

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the Pimalai Spa and resort and decided to eat here. You turn left on the beach follow the bright light and it is no more than 200 metres. The food was very nice, service ok and sat on the beach was...More

Thank DorsetLarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our stay in Ko Lanta we went to the Same Same twice. The first visit was good the second visit left a lot to be desired, Mainly due to the lady who seems to run the place was in a very bad mood and...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having taken the trouble to read the reviews in advance I was more than a little surprised to enjoy an evening meal experience in one of the more upmarket beach restaurants along this stretch of the coast; it’s better than the average hippy chick driftwood...More

Thank Anglosearcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a beautiful place to sit and risk in the wonders of Kantian bay. Food is great. Location special

Thank Glen F
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Questions & Answers
29 January 2017|
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Response from Cecilia E | Reviewed this property |
I guess they have free taxi pickup. For daytime you probably don't need booking, but I guess for night time
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Debra B
21 May 2015|
Response from Lanna C | Reviewed this property |
The beach bars, restaurants, and other businesses are fully open in November because it is high season till about May/June.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
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