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Cook Kai

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Klong Nin Road, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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England
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of bar staff at our resort and we were more than satisfied. The chicken satay starter was excellent with nutty dip we all had an excellent and generous portions of main I opted for jungle curry which was very spicy exactly up my street the service was good and the overall value was also very... More 

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Thank cooky65
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cook kai was outstanding!!! their steamed fish was sooo goood- and the masaman curry with lamb- wow. Also the pork laab. I ate their 3 times and it was great every time. But on the last time the green curry was a little too pale - lacked spice, which is why i had to get rid of one star. I... More 

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Thank Ashlesha K
Krabi Province, Thailand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The price in a restaurant on Lanta is expected. This one is also acceptable for the quality and portion. If I need something a bit fancy than Mr.Green nearby I just go to Cook Kai.

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Thank Konn N
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff, great food and great value! Friendly, English speaking staff. Fast service. Good selection if Thai food. Good prices for touristic place.

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Thank pinoccio26
London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, great food and great value! Had quite a few evening meals here and were never disappointed. As we were staying across the road, it was really convenient to pop over for take away lunch. The hamburgers are amazing and you can get really addicted to them. My other half had tuna salad every day and rated this highly.... More 

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Thank ScotDavid
Europe
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268 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate some breakfasts, lunches and dinners here and were never disappointed. Cuisine is fairly standard Thai but well executed and always served with a smile. The proximity of the road could bother some. Very pretty at night with lots of lanterns hanging from the ceiling.

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Thank cliffordchambers
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on recommendation and we're very disappointed a vast place with no atmosphere poor food and slow service not much more to stay really

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Thank John S
Southwold, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here a few times and only local food, which I found nice. Good portions. You pay a bit more here, I would say mid range compared around the area. The menu has a good selection of local and western food. The restaurant is clean and the staff are nice.

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Thank JRaven123
Berkshire
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The location shown on TripAdvisor map is wrong, this is a large restaurant that totally disappointed us the Hawaiian Pizza I ordered was the worst food I've been given in a whole month of traveling in Thailand it reminded me of a Tesco Value pizza except it cost £7.00 yes £7.00 waisted! the base was sweet & uneatable disgusting processed... More 

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Thank Ad1e69
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Food was ok, service ok. Nothing too memorable, but worth going if you are staying near by. Fun detail was that you have to take your shoos off when entering the restaurant.

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Thank Anna K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klong Nin Road, 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?