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Darawan

3/1 Moo 1, Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 457 049
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
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Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
3/1 Moo 1, Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The place is well organized, at the first floor we see no one but at the terrace was full of people and we hardly found a table! The dishes were excellent and good decorated and of course tasteful. I only don't like that many waiters...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Beautiful evening. Not well sign posted now that the Owner of Barracuda has taken over the roof restaurant. Barracuda special out of this world! Pork ribs lovely but a little tough for what we are used to. Basting just perfect! Sticky mango pudding amazing! Really...More

Thank Calzan
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Really lovely place to eat and watch the sun go down, food and service is second to none, and as a westerner I found it reasonably priced

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The new Darawan is excellent! The staff go above, and beyond to make sure you have an enjoyable dining experience. Drinks menu is extensive, and sunset cocktails here are a must! My favourite is the breakfast menu - smashed avo!!!

Thank jesspo_hall
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Darawan has great food, great service and is the perfect spot for sunset cocktails. Would definitely recommend this spot as it caters well to both meat eaters and vegetarians, sources everything they can locally and is still reasonably priced. The spoon food is great for...More

Thank Bronte D
Reviewed 21 August 2017

What a transformation!!! From being a restaurant to this foodie heaven! I absolutely loved the food and cocktails! It already had the great view but with the new improved interior and that lush garden feeling it's just perfect! Got great advice on the food and...More

Thank nmeklein
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Forget about the old Darawan! Since the new management took over this place ... it's unrecognizable ! -A very beautiful set up on one of the most beautiful "view point" 360degree terrasse -The service is fast and good (we have food Allergy and they do...More

Thank lili184
Reviewed 21 August 2017

On the (hot) afternoon of our arrival in Koh Tao we had a long walk about in search of vegetarian food without much success. Next morning we had breakfast at Darawan and had the pleasure of meeting Jessica, Zak and Bea. We did not have...More

Thank Narendra S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Since the new management has taken over Darawan...the restaurant has literally transformed!! I went there on my last day on Koh Tao with my friends for breakfast and it was absolutely delicious. Honestly the best brekkie I've had on Koh Tao. I opted for the...More

Thank LisaByrne1986
jessietarr, Manager at Darawan, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon ❤️

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wonderful flavours offer a refined combination of traditional and modern Asian/fusion dining. Lots of vegetarian/vegan options and the best cocktails we had on Ko Tao (especially the passion fruit mohito). This restaurant is under new management. Jessie and Zach have put their heart and soul...More

1  Thank TribeFlaming
jessietarr, Manager at Darawan, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We were lucky to have you dine with us several times! Such a wonderful family. Thank you so much, come again soon ☺️

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/1 Moo 1, Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 457 049
Description
Darawan has a downstairs artisan cafe with a boutique selling local artists and designers' work, superfoods and organic produce, we have a different local artist exhibiting their work there every month. We have two swimming pools and a tropical pool bar. Our top floor has an exquisite sundeck and indoor lounge booths next to the bar. We serve asian inspired cocktails to pair with our asian food. Our ingredients are local/organic where possible. We cook with and treat our ingredients with respect. we grow our own salad, eggs are organic free range, fruit is local, bread is made in house and all meat is free-range, hormone free, and sourced from small thai organic farms. We cater very well for vegans and vegetarians and are happy to make alterations to dishes based on your dietary requirements.
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