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Kai Bae Beach | 51/13 moo4, Ko Chang, Thailand
+66 87 801 6159
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Brisbane, Australia
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed this lovely, quirky little Italian restaurant. We had been travelling for long enough that a nice homely pizza was perfect for our mood. The desert was also delicious. The owner was a fascinating woman who, with time to chat on our first visit, told us the lovely story behind the restaurant and its name.

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Paphos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

The menu has a great selection of pizza's but only penne & spaghetti, as a choice of pasta. The ante pasta was very good as a starter, as were the meatballs. However for me there was not enough choice for a non pizza lover but to be fair the food was very good.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

Fresh, very tasty Italian food in Koh Chang. Strongly recommend. The desserts too are a must try. The Italian owner/chef makes them herself - not purchased from an outside bakery. Strongly recommend trying out the desserts on the menu.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

We always try at least one Italian restaurant while away due to the fact Brisbane has no Italian restaurants that I would take my dog to. Ziva the food was very good the wine was great and the Host was superb nothing was any trouble for her. Please give this place a go you wont regret.

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Maryborough, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

We visited Ziva Italian restaurant as it had great reviews on TA. When we were last in Koh Chang this restaurant was closed for the season (They are closed in the off season). We had two wonderful meals and tried a variety of dishes, every one was delicious. The staff were attentive and the food excellent, also the Italian Pinot... More 

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

Went during Christmas, was very busy and a bit slow service. But the quality food that come out from the kitchen made up for it. We were a table of 4 and had pasta, pizza, pork steak and cold cuts. Definitely a place to return to next time in Koh Chang.

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Garching bei Munchen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

Nice place with very good food, here you can also find some well made salads, very good pasta and pizza. Prices are quite high tough.

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Thank FlexiR
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

Best pizza's we had on Koh Chang in our three weeks on the Island. Lovely thin and crispy crust with tasty toppings. A little gem of a restaurant!

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013

I went back this year to Koh Chang and Fernandas restaurant ZIVA, and I was so happy to find the same top quality of genuine italian cuisine made by the ownwer Fernanda and her team who were as gentle and helpful as last year! I went almost every evening to enjoy a delicious pasta or crusty pizza and after that... More 

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Riex, Suisse
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

The restaurant is beautiful, the owner and cook is a warm and a wonderful person, and food is just delicious and varied! After having spent already quite some time in Thailand with our four year old son, we were looking for italian food, and we were delighted to find this fresh and authentic cuisine, in a very nice atmosphere. As... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kai Bae Beach | 51/13 moo4, Ko Chang, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Trat Province  >  Ko Chang
  • Phone Number: +66 87 801 6159
Description
Ziva Italian Restaurant is a beautiful little restaurant housed in a thai-style house in the center of Kai Bae village. Guests can choose to dine inside in a stylishly decorated restaurant or outside in the charming planted garden. Ziva specializes in authentic Italian cuisine made with passion by the Italian owner, Fernanda. Delicious pasta dishes and pizzas; excellent fish, seafood and meat preparations, a good selection of wines and sublime deserts for a truly tasty Italian experience in Thailand. Ideal for families with children, couples looking for a romantic night or any traveler tired of I-thai-lian food and in need of the real thing. Pizza orders from 2 pm; restaurant open from 5:00 pm until 11pm.

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