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Whitening

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17/ 2 Moo 2, Mae Haad Bay, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456 199
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Halmstad, Sweden
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely my favorite restaurant on this island. Never had a bad meal here. The food can be really slow, that's the only downside but the atmosphere is nice and you're right by the beach and the good is awesome. Recommended!

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Thank Ticcoish
Helsinki, Finland
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dined at Whitening the first time in 2011, and it really had an impact on me then. Their Pad thai was so delicious and so was the dessert; brownie with vanilla ice-cream. I returned to this beautiful restaurant a couple of days ago and it was just as good as I remembered! The food was still delicious, the white... More 

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Thank Enina81
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very central restaurant, nicely decorated, of course white, with a good service. The prices are a little expensive, 160 baht for a prawn green curry, steam rice not included so 30 more, 190 bahts total.

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Thank Biolle
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food, a romantic setting at night with countless candles and fairy lights, good service and yummy, STRONG cocktails! We enjoyed the chilled ambience so much, after dinner we decided to move over to the area with bean bags and have some post dinner drinks. It's really calming watching the boats and hearing the sounds of the waves splash against... More 

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Thank Gemma A
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, amazing food and better waiter service On the seaside, next to the pier, perfect choice either for couples either with friends to enjoy the night lights, great range of plates and cocktails. Fast service, friendly atmosphere and fair prices, actually cheap comparing the quality of the food to be fair. A must to go.

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Thank Luisette1983
Malmo, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food and service! Did not look like much during the day and looks so pretty at night! Really good food and great drinks! Right on the beach so can sit with your feet in the sand! The staff was super friendly and everything was perfect!

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Thank kelly0brien
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good but not necessarily exceptional, but the surroundings are, and it is worth it for a chilled evening in comfortable surroundings.

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Thank Alicia N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time visiting this place with lovely food and view! Amazing French baguettes filled with lots of goodness! Masaman curry was also a delight, and lovely staff! Well recommended!

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Thank paddyyoude
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Actually the place is far from being luxurious or romantic. A bit crowded. You can find good seafood and fish at very reasonable prices.

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Thank Alexander S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never ever write reviews but the attitude of the staff gave me reason to. So rude, laughing in your face when you ask a legitimate question. Food was fine, atmosphere/fit out nicer than other restaurants on the island but the service was such a massive let down of this place. I will not go back.

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Thank Emilly H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17/ 2 Moo 2, Mae Haad Bay, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 456 199

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