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Bon Island Restaurant

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Rawai, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 81 892 1156
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a nice visit to island and stayed at a small cove with no other people for a bit of private sunbathing. The beaches have a lot of glass - mostly polished smooth with wave action - but be aware of what your walking on. Moved on to restaurant after a couple of hours to have lunch and couple of... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

If you want good food, great hospitality and a chill out then Bon island is perfect! We got a long tail boat over from rawai for around 1200 baht, just tell them what time you want picking up and they'll come back for you. We got there early in low season so for the 1st hour it was just us... More 

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2 Thank Aaron P
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful and the service is fantastic. Our place When we are in Phuket two times in the year.

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Thank Mona D
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

After a short longtail trip from Rawai Beach, you land on Bon Island. There are no flashy restaurants or other developments but we loved the fact that it was unspoilt, uncrowded and 'rustic'. The beach was beautiful with some snorkelling areas and plenty of fish eager to see if you had any food for them. Dawn, the restaurant owner was... More 

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Thank debbie112016
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We went to coral island or banana island as it is also known the day before then on the day we visited Bon island we paid a taxi boat 1600 THB to take is to Buddha island and then Bon. Buddha island was very small and full of rubbish but it had its charm. We didn't spend long there due... More 

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Thank Siobhanlang
Dawn_in_Phuket, Owner at Bon Island Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are always happy to receive reviews be they good or bad. Bad reviews help us to know where we need to improve. I don't remember you but apologize if I was rude to you, yes maybe I was having a bad day..... As for the ants, well I guess they can't be avoided in... More 

Cagliari, Italy
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

It's a very nice restaurant in a small island. The owner is from England, and she's very friendly. The menu is rich of choises and thai specialities. You can enjoy the beach and eat some steps from the sea. Like in a paradise!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

We took a trip over to Bon Island for Christmas Day and we were so glad we did. I reserved a table on the beach with Dawn before we went, which I was glad of as it was a very busy day for Dawn and the team, as expected, being Christmas Day!! We got a longtail boat from Rawai for... More 

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Vest-Agder, Norway
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Everything in this restaurant is about twice as expensive as thai restaurants on the main island of Phuket. Sodas are 60 baht. Curries are 240. The quality of the Tom Kha Gai and other dishes were below average. The Tom Kha was missing many ingredients you would take for granted to be included. It almost felt like they just added... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Take a long tail boat from the shore from a man called Chain. He is a honest guy and won't rip you off. In approx 10 mins you reach Bon Island. Staff at the restaurant only arrives between 9am and 10am. Better if you arrive at about 10am. By then they have cleaned the beach and set up their kitchen.... More 

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kent
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

A short long tail boat ride from Rawai beach takes you to Bon Island and this lovely little castaway island restaurant. To get here can become a little adventure from negotiating your boat ( I paid a 1000 Baht ) as a guide to arriving on this little Island. The boat waits for you so take your time and chill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 30
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rawai, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Rawai
  • Phone Number: +66 81 892 1156

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?