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Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar

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$$ - $$$
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Sairee village, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 77 456 422
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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This was my favourite western meal on Tao, I had a glass of sangria during Happy Hour which came with a choice of a free small tapas, I chose tortilla, it was delicious. I had half roast chicken which I chose to have mashed potato with, meal came with a tasty gravy. Chicken was moist, tasty & a great size.... More 

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jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Mocster, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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461 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

One busy place, as it right in the heart of Sairee, lovely feel to this place and the Burmese Waitress was friendly and efficient. Alright the order was really slow in coming out but they apologised and it really did not bother us. We shared a roast chicken of the deals menu, very tasty and more than enough food for... More 

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jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Scottieboyuk, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Level Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We ate at Chaba Tapas 3 times in the 10 days we spent in Koh tao and everything we tried was delicious, we were a party of 10 ranging from 11 years to 55 years and the staff allways managed to find room for us. They had something for everyone from the best Panang curry Ive had to Carbonara for... More 

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jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

DearBjorn B, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The staff at Chaba tapas were very welcoming and efficient and the food we had was excellent. They cater for a range of tastes so there's something to suit most

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Thank Glen P
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Glen, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This place is super in all ways! Staff is friendly and the food is one of the best in Koh Tao. It's a simple place but absolutely worth a visit! Definitely recommend eating here!

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Thank TessanSG
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We ate at Chaba Tapas for the first time yesterday after seeing the big trip advisor sign outside and weren't dissapointed at all. Both plates we ordered were delicious! We tried the fried rice curry powder chicken with cashew, chicken sweet sour and mango rice as desert - everything tasted great. It was so good that we came back today... More 

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Thank alinakla
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

towcester uk
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117 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here when we first arrived in koh tao. It's buy 1 tapas get 1 free. I liked the fried vegetable. The chicken looked good but we had traditional thai. Food & service was very good and the cold beers went down a treat. Highly recommended.

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Thank jamesharris8
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Terneuzen, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant, very friendly people! Comfotable chairs etc. We loved their paella! You should go there, nice small shops around. clean toiletspiegel around the corner of the restaurant.

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jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Petten, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a very pleasant one, the staff is extemely friendly and the Thai food is perfect ! We enjoyed every bite and will recomend "Chaba" to anyone that will or is visiting Koh Tao 👍🏼

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Thank G13W
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Bangkok
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were looking for somewhere for dinner, after being here a week we had tried a lot of places! This place caught our eye as being busy and quirky. We were delighted as every beer or cocktail comes with a free tapas! I was further happy when I saw I could create my own salad! Boyfriend had... More 

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jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear BlondeScouse, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor.This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers. 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$15
Cuisine
European, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sairee village, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 456 422
Description
Traditional Thai cuisine , roasted chicken , paella, burgers , sandwiches, create our own salad

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