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Ruan Thai

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Ao Loh Ba-Kao, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very gook food, nice ambience and amazing view. If you are staying at the resort, I highly recommend this restaurant. Way better than the other options.

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Thank Felipe B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, although we had better Thai food at the local village behind the hotel. We really enjoyed the Massaman Curry.

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Thank drnichole
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is on the top of the hill with great view. It's a stylish thai wooden house, nicely decorated. Very tranquil ambiance, with relaxing thai songs played live. Great food and service.

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Thank Gustavo M
Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

One of the loveliest meals I have had. Tasty Thai food, properly spicy and flavoursome. Good appetisers, fantastic duck curry and pleasant banana dessert. Nice ambiance too. Highly recommended.

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Thank Pelagea
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Good food, atmosphere and service. Good choice of vegetarians, they have separate menu for vegetarian. The curries were excellent.

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Thank 777Krishna777
Windsor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

When we arrived at the restaurant we instantly regretted not booking a table in advance as all the outside tables with amazing views were already booked. However, they appologised saying they only have indoor tables in case we want it. We were more than happy to take it. The 'indoor' area had huge open windows and was no less stunning... More 

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Thank Petra S
Maiden Bradley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

A lovely hilltop restaurant accessed via the hotel buggy service. The food was great and good value for money. You are serenaded by a lovely lady playing authentic Thai music.

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Thank Karen H
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The restaurant is beautiful with great views. It's expensive for Thailand but offers some interesting items on the menu. Great for a romantic evening

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Thank Ali K
Tel Aviv-yafo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

A Very Beautiful Resturant Inside Phi Phi Island Resort. Its A Bit Expensive But Very Tasty. The Only Downside its a little but dark and its hard to see what you eat. Amazing service

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Cascais, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant and in my opinion comes in second second compared to coconut grill in terms of finesse and the the use of fresh ingredients. We had the mix of Thai appetisers and some of them where over cooked especially the satay meat skewers. The same happens to the duck curry the flavour was there but the meat was dry... More 

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Thank anluqich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ao Loh Ba-Kao, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Phi Phi Don

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?