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Ruan Thai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Ao Loh Ba-Kao, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

People who is reading this, please don't even wast your time or money (very expensive) restaurant coming here. After reading the reviews saying the food was amazing I truly trusted and got very disappointed. We've ordered pork belly, which was very chewy and not crispy and also a crab yellow dish that we couldn't finished eating. The view though is... More 

Thank Juliana A
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived late at the resort and after a stroll around the grounds decided to eat here. Despite not having a reservation we were fortunate enough to secure one of the many empty tables and we sat down to enjoy the view over the resort and out to sea. All was well with the world. We ordered drinks fairly quickly... More 

1 Thank Mrfastidious
Catania, Italy
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The best thai restaurant, located inside the Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort, is, indeed, the only good restaurant inside the resort, being located on the hillside of the village ,with really nice view. You can find a lot of different dishes, from fish to rice and meat. Food is medium spicy and very well prepared and presented. Recommended.

Thank enzomacco
newbury uk
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Lovely unusual teak building houses this restaurant - felt very intimate and friendly. Food was excellent and authentic. You can get a hotel golf cart there if you don't want to walk the short distance from the rest of the hotel

Thank alisonsher
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Had our evening meal here on our first night on phi phi island and it was fantastic the food was so lovely we went there most evening for our meals

Thank Deborah B
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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.

Thank Felipe B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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98 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

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

Thank drnichole
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

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.

Thank Gustavo M
Singapore, Singapore
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72 reviews
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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.

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.

Thank 777Krishna777

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?