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Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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81 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely restaurant directly on the beach with a very relaxing and easy-going ambience - a perfect place for lunch, coffee break (Lavazza coffee) or dinner. The restaurant concept is traditional Thai with a slightly modern twist; the food is nice and freshly cooked - but not exceptionally great. We had tempura prawns (the batter was too soft and way... More 

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Thank debesumanna
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just like "Why Not Bar" but without the entertainment which is more peaceful (depending on what you want for the evening). Again it is good cheap food with really honest nice people. It a real pleasure to sit with your feet in the sand looking out over the sea enjoying real Thai food.

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Thank romantica1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Same Same but Different about 8 times in the month I have been in Kantiang bay. Why so many times have I gone back if I only rate it as average? Because the setting is awesome and the food is really good and despite being more expensive than most of the restaurants in the bay, I... More 

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Thank Eileen B
West Molesey, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for coffee, swim and lunch. £4/160tbt for an iced coffee is pretty steep and on a par with London prices as was lunch which was an average fare. That said, you can't beat the location on the north end of Katiang beach. The sea and bay are stunning but it is at night time that this sleepy... More 

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Thank Shanti813
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good panorama plus delicious food and beverages. Especially for the ice cream! The price quite worth with the quality ;)

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Thank Prita P
Bromley, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed nearby at Pimilai resort, so came here for something more relaxed. Food was delicious, loads of choice, authentic Thai flavours, very chilled out vibe but decor is very cool and casual. Great drinks and cocktail - good to watch sunset and hang out. Staff all very friendly and service very good.

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Thank SimSP1
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The slightly more upmarket choice in Kantiang Bay. The food was some of the best we had in Thailand! Highly recommended!

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Thank Kimmie R
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a nice surprise when you walk in. You can only drive here, so just take a taxi or Tuk Tuk It's on the beach which is fantastic Good food and service

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Thank Newlandlynda
Singapore
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice spot, food was spot on but drinks were a bit pricey. Great place to stop while exploring the southern beaches, it's about half way from Klong Nin to the more picturesque Bamboo bay which is the pick of the beaches.

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Thank MichelleT_SG
Aboyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is right on the beach and serves great food especially the curries. Now seems vey popular with the Scandinavians. Very rustic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta

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