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Ziva

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Kai Bae Beach | 51/13 moo4, Ko Chang, Thailand
+66 87 801 6159
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Pattaya, Thailand
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

First of all I'm Italian and I guess that I know very well my cuisine, well...I can say for sure that this restaurant is a mediocre copy of the real Italian food....pasta is never " al dente " and served in a "deep" dish very uncomfortable to eat , it is like a dog bowl, terrible. Sauce is nothing special... More 

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Malaga
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We been on Koh Chang for a month and really wanted to go italian. The owner is a beautiful lady from Milano. knows exactly what service is and her staff knows as well. We went twice and the food is good but first time disappointed about the brucehettas but main-courses were delicuios. Pasta Vongole and Rotolo with spinach excellent. Second... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is an absolute gem. Hidden amongst the many bars and shops on the main street through Kai Bae, Ziva is a lush green paradise haven for anyone who enjoys high quality Italian cuisine. Whether you are 6 or 60 you can't not appreciate the attention to detail, flavours and authenticity of this surprisingly extensive menu. The owner is... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Good authentic italian place with a large selection of pasta and pizza and starters. Different options for wines as well. Cute garden setting by the road.

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Thank niinukka
Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

When the moment arrives you want to eat something different than Thai cuisine, Fernanda's Ziva restaurant is the place to go on Ko Chang. Our understanding for the negative comments here is somewhat limited. In order to fully enjoy lunch or dinner, you should just bring mosquito repellent when you sit outside. Our pasta with spinach and ricotta, fish and... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Wondering around Kai Bae, we came across a beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean quaint Italian restaurant. We were immediately welcomed by the friendly lady who owns the restaurant and were seated immediately. The atmosphere was warm and friendly and even-though we were with our three young and noisy boys we were made to feel comfortable. The food was fantastic!!! The... More 

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Thank Taryn S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

After almost two weeks of delicious Thai food and longing for something different we discovered this little Italian restaurant nearby The Dewa. The owner, an very nice Italian woman, cooks typical with love prepared Italian food. She gives attention to every guest in a respectful and pleasant way. We ate salads and pizza. Typical Italian pizza, delicious. There is also... More 

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Thank Nanda v
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Place and food are fantastic. The Italian owner (lady) is super friendly and the staff is very nice. The food is real Italian food - if you crave some real copa or ham etc. you will get it there! We went with our 8 month old baby and enjoyed the evening very much!!!

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Lulea, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

This is a great italian restaurant that we highly recommend. We were 2 familys with a total of 9 persons and nobody was disappointed. We and the kids loved the food and service. We will be back before we leave Koh Chang.

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Thank Hedberg73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Guys...I'm must confess, being 5 years living in Thailand isn't about only in Koh Chang, but I meaning every other italian restaurant I've being before Ziva is my only one! None in BKK or Phuket... Fernanda cook all dishes fresh, with such perfect balance! A restaurant you'll feel a home cuisine in a wonderful garden!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kai Bae Beach | 51/13 moo4, Ko Chang, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Trat Province  >  Ko Chang
  • Phone Number: +66 87 801 6159
Description
Ziva Italian Restaurant is a beautiful little restaurant housed in a thai-style house in the center of Kai Bae village. Guests can choose to dine inside in a stylishly decorated restaurant or outside in the charming planted garden. Ziva specializes in authentic Italian cuisine made with passion by the Italian owner, Fernanda. Delicious pasta dishes and pizzas; excellent fish, seafood and meat preparations, a good selection of wines and sublime deserts for a truly tasty Italian experience in Thailand. Ideal for families with children, couples looking for a romantic night or any traveler tired of I-thai-lian food and in need of the real thing. Pizza orders from 2 pm; restaurant open from 5:00 pm until 11pm.

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