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Catfish Bookshop & Restaurant

113 moo. 1 Saladan , koh Lanta, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 454 1154
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (19 reviews)
“falafel” (15 reviews)
“thai food” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
113 moo. 1 Saladan , koh Lanta, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In front is bookshop stocking books.In front of pier it is a beautiful setting.Cats roam around here .Had falafel salad which was quite good

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We fell in love with the small bookstore but even more with the food here. Falafel, humus and pita was superb, as well as the fruit shakes, fruit platter, shake and coffe, that is what we had. We came back again because of the great...More

Thank Cristina G
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The food here is fantastic! You get it really fast and it's so cozy! The bad thing is that it smells diesel!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Vegetarian dishes are great, the shop in front of the cafe has a lot of books and nice souvenirs.The staff is nice. The place is good for light vegetarian meal. Highly recommended.

Thank VolhaDubov
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Good and fresh food (international and thai), decent prices. And cats, lots of cats. Atmospheric at the sea.

Thank Sjoerd J
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We visited this restaurant 3 times during our trip to Ko Lanta at different times waiting for ferries or visiting the town. Great variety of food (I really liked the falafel salad), tasty fresh juices, and great coffee. I loved the resident friendly cats. The...More

Thank djteter
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We had lunch and it was ok but not wow effect. Staff was polite and efficient. Best this is the bookshop and lazy cats resting around. Also location is nice if you are sitting close the water side.

Thank Timo V
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious food; panini with veg & fries & salad, friendly staff, good atmosphere, family/child friendly. Thanks for having us!

Thank Jesso23
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Quaint little spot built on stilts over saladan harbour. Had the club sandwich and it was excellent. Lots of cats but that’s part of the charm imo

Thank alejandrobrown
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The food was nothing special. Not bad, but not really good either. However, both the staff and the cats make you feel very welcome.

Thank Pia L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 moo. 1 Saladan , koh Lanta, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
  • Phone Number: +66 84 454 1154
A local owned and operated restaurant they have a nice restaurant overlooking the water at Saladan. Food is fresh with a wide variety including western and Thai food. Cooked fresh.
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