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Tony Restaurant

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31/3 M.4 Cherngtalay | Banyan tree beach, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 86 474 0562
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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London, UK
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147 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate here several times, particularly in the evening. The largest of the current restaurants on the beach (more accurately just behind the tree line), between the Angsana and Banyan Tree hotels. Wide ranging Thai menu with fresh fish and shellfish in live tanks. Tables amongst the trees in the sand under open skies and a smaller number under shelter if... More 

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Thailand
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prime beach front location which had moved along the beach since last year. Was quite busy and popular with good staff levels which gave prompt and friendly service with some personality. Some tables brought their own wine and paid a corkage charge. Fish was very fresh indeed as you could have chosen your actual fish out if the tank but... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me, my wife and some relatives just had a seafood dinner at Tony's. The whole bill was 5,800 THB. Out of that the charged 2,800 THB (equal to almost 100 USD) for 2 ridiculously small (matchbox size) deep fried rock lobsters - or bugs as some people call them in Australia. They seriously told my face they cost 3,500 THB/kg... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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259 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back a year on and despite the rumours it had closed, it is still open. The food again was very good, fresh and as long as you specifically request thai style and not western you will get an excellent meal with great choices. Recommend the stir fried slipper lobster, tom yum goong, crab galee (curry), steamed sea bass in lime,... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This was once a great restaurant, great food,great place to eat and great view that was family friendly. Not any more food was basically super over priced and really Bad (and served cold and served over oily ) it was way too spicy for the kids and way to much agro from staff. After waiting twenty minutes to make a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The location was. Enter when you could see the waves. But you can still hear them. The good was excellent and the service timely and attentive. For a beach location in the open air nothing to complain about and less expensive than a lot of places closer to Patong.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant used to have better location on the beach but they moved back quite a bit to give way to new development. They've been around for a long time and we decided to give it a try as many other good ones on the beach were gone. We ordered a few typical Thai dishes just to test it out... More 

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Langbank
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45 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had a snack and beers there yesterday. Place run down and cleanliness questionable. The service and staff friendliness not up to usual Thai standard. Very disappointing and I wonder why it scores so highly. There are much better places to go for special meals. Maybe the fact that it is one of the few places where you can escape... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great location pretty much on the beach. A 500m walk from our accom at Laguna. Service was OK and the food was good but not great. Prices are reasonably expensive for Thai food but way cheaper than what you will pay in your resort if staying around this area. I am pretty sure they offer transport to and from the... More 

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Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Yes, the location might be good but there are better locations along Bangtao/Layan Beach. Since Tony moved, the location is not as good as it used to be and there is a very unfriendly vibe since we were there last time (late 2015). The food is obviously catering for high season tourists but I wish they would make an effort... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31/3 M.4 Cherngtalay | Banyan tree beach, Phuket 83110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Thalang District
  • Phone Number: +66 86 474 0562
Description
TONY RESTAURANT IS THAI EUROPEAN SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND ONE OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN PHUKET, SERVING LIVE SEAFOOD IN RELAXED ATMOSPHERE. Tony Restaurant established in 2006 by Mr. Kanokpon Somrak (Tony) and had been keeping an excellent quality of food and services. In September 2014, Thai government ordered to organize the beach areas in Phuket Island and Tony Restaurant was closed as well as other restaurants on Bangtao beach. In January 2015, Tony restaurant was reopened for service and because of its reputation on excellent in food and services, its old customers has returned and it has gained new customers. Tony Restaurant is located directly to the most beautiful beach in Phuket Island called Bangtao Beach. The customers can enjoy beautiful beach view while dine-in with us. We invite you to dine with us and experience the friendly, warm and welcoming service and excellent live seafood Tony Restaurant is known for.

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