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Darawan

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3/1 Moo 1, Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 457 049
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Wesham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We saved this restaurant for our last night as it advertises itself as 'Starlit Fine Dining' which was a big mistake. Other than the delicious cocktails the whole experience was a nightmare. We arrived for our 9pm reservation & were made to feel like we'd arrived 5 minutes before closing & the whole serviced was rushed through at break neck... More 

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Sunshine Divers
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A wonderful evening celebrating the success of a few friends who completed their PADI Dive Training. I personally enjoyed the Chicken Satay Entree dish, along with the Penang Curry Full Fish, displayed so elegantly. Great venue for friends, family and couples. And a huge thank you to our Thai Waiter/Host P. Ra for his attentive service.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had our breakfast here every morning for 7 days, staying in a nearby Villa at Bans Diving Resort. The restaurant is very cosy and breakfast was 3 different "sets" to choose from and the service was high, food was amazing and nothing to complain about at all. But, after eating there 7 days in a row, the 3 sets... More 

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Thank TonyDK
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice, ordered the red curry first and when it game it was a green curry with raw chicken and flies in it, decided to try the room service for some luxury and got the beef burger which was even worse with stale cheese and the worst quality beef if it was even beef. Believe the reviews and don't... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

As a resident of Koh Tao for 2.5 years, never have I had to endure such horrible service and terrible food. We came here as a group for our friend's birthday expecting a nice, chill evening with good food. I knew I was going to spend a lot of money on dinner (for Thailand standards) - to say I was... More 

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Thank ChristineAlbanese
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

The service at this restaurant is by far the worst I have seen in over 2 1/2 years living here on Koh Tao. Perfect example a table of 10. One couple orders 2 of the same dish obviously only one comes out. Thirty minutes later still no second dish..... Let's see how paying for the meal goes. ( seeing that... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Mixed feelings about Darawan. The place itself seems like it's aiming high, but about 2 years away from where it should be. Architecture is amazing and the pace has the look of somewhere world class. Unfortunately let down by the stinking septic tanks on the way in, the complete lack of atmosphere and Thai karaoke renditions of western music in... More 

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Thank globalmonty
1 review
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I LOVE DARAWAN!! The food is gorgeous.. Best in Thailand- and I've been everywhere! The people are incredible and make you feel at home and loved! It's not just about a good experience.. But a lifestyle!

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Thank Haith3
1 review
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I have been to Koh Tao 3 times now and can definitely say that this is the best food I have eaten anywhere on the island. Both the Thai food and Japanese menu are excellent. The restaurant itself is stunning with classy interior and lovely views from the upstairs eating area. The staff were all very friendly and professional. Overall... More 

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Thank Sean F
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Quiet hilltop, great balcony with amazing view. Went there with my friends on a dinner. I ordered some Japanese food and it was amazing ***** I highly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Japanese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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

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