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Same Same But Different

Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“papaya salad” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this restaurant by accident. It's hidden along the beach so if it's light before you go I recommend a torch for your beach walk home in the dark. It's a really casual restaurant, where the tables & chairs are literally on the sand. Food...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for a romantic meal, gorgeous wooden restaurant right on the beach, lovely views. The food was good, but twice the price of other restaurants in the village and no better. The service was very slow, I ended up picking up...More

Thank ALifeMapped
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In spite of some bad feedbacks we decided to visit Same Same but different. All I can say, it was great. The food was incredible delicious, the cocktails great and the people very friendly. And last but not least the great feeling of sitting at...More

Thank Christmann123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our stay in Pimalai Resort (just few steps away) we had dinner at Same Same 4 times and we loved it. Very good vibe by the owner and the food is amazing. We loved every single dish we ate there. Keep up the excellent...More

Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is amazing and this is what you pay for... we had papaya salad (150bath where normally you pay between 50-80...) and it is served with fried chicken on a side, since im vegan I asked for tofu instead..and I got it mixed with...More

Thank Agnieszka0606
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't go wrong with anything on the menu. We ate here twice while staying at a nearby resort - and enjoyed our drinks and food. Wife had papaya salad and fried chicken - sounds odd, but heard this is a favorite dish for returning tourists....More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch here on our drive around the island. What a perfect location. The food was very good. The whole place is very relaxed and a perfect Thai experience. Shady and picturesque, would highly recommend a visit.

Thank lizknits99
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Positioned on the beach overlooking the sea, this is a traditional Thai restaurant offering a fabulous range of tasty meals and drinks. A great, laid back atmosphere enhanced by mood lighting and bamboo furniture with attentive, smiley staff. A great value restaurant that shouldn't be...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here after our visit to the National Park. It offers lovely views of the beach but is pricey. The decor is lovely and the fresh coconut water is tasty!

1  Thank SalTravelz
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We came here twice, once we were dropped off from the road (lovely entrance) and then another we walked up the beach (an easy walk from the town). At first I was apprehensive as we were met by a gloomy looking guy. Once we were...More

Thank nitejas
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Questions & Answers
29 January 2017|
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Response from Cecilia E | Reviewed this property |
I guess they have free taxi pickup. For daytime you probably don't need booking, but I guess for night time
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Debra B
22 May 2015|
Response from Lanna C | Reviewed this property |
The beach bars, restaurants, and other businesses are fully open in November because it is high season till about May/June.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
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