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may's kitchen

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pra ae | ko lanta yai, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
11:59 - 22:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Went here last night after hearing all the good reviews. Firstly the food was excellent! I had the ribs and then the best banana fritters with honey I have ever had. May works the grill and gave me a big smile when I entered. All the tables at the front were taken so I was ushered to the back. I... More 

1 Thank islandgoldilocks
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The food was okay, the ribs were actually really good but the place had a bit too many plastic chairs and tables to be a nice place for dinner.

Thank Markus V
Bolton UK
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here two nights on the run. It was fascinating to watch the kitchen work and see how coordinated they all were. The food here is great and very resonably priced. Recommended

Thank DaveyNorthUK
Adelaide, Australia
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167 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We came her on at least 5 occasions during monsoon season and enjoyed friendly hospitality from Sara and the family every time. This is excellent Thai food at reasonable prices. Green curry in clay pots was probably our favourite, mango sticky rice a lovely dessert, and try the morning glory as a side dish. BBQ fish available after about 6pm.... More 

Thank michael p
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place is must do if you like bbq in the evening. Coleslaw, baked potato and chicken or ribs or king prawns or fish. Incredibly tasty. We also came at lunch time for Thai food because we were impressed previously..... We were not disappointed. The owners and chef are happy and friendly (even when overworked at times) and the food... More 

Thank Taron B
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Disappointed with the service we received here, food ok, but the whole evening felt rushed, they wanted you in and out quickly. Terrible service, grumpy staff no smiles.

1 Thank brightyUk
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend for budget traveler. It's cheap, good location. We love yummy Thai Massamun curry with prawns so much. It's right next to the Irish embassy on main road but the sign is quite small. The size is quite big ( too big for Thai Person but good size for foreigners)

Thank Balloontriam
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We came at 2pm, no guests, just us. Toddler chairs are suitable for bigger kids, who can control their movements, because they do not have the tray preventing the kid to flip forward. Staff was very nice. Food was normal. 3 star rating. Not bad, not excelently delicious. But their Coleslaw deserves 5 stars. We surely come back.

Thank franclik
Geraldton, Western Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Had dinner here tonight. It was cheap and delicious. The kitchen is in the front of the restaurant and you can see everything prepared before you. May is amazing, she prepares everything pretty much from scratch, tasting as she goes...incredible. Will definitely be back before we leave Lanta 😀

Thank Geraldtonians
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Worst decision we made coming to this restaurant. We waited 30 minutes to order our food. Then it took another 45 minutes for them to bring out one of the two plates we ordered. The other plate never came out. We asked the staff when the other plate was coming out and they said they ran out of chicken for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 7
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: pra ae | ko lanta yai, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
  • Phone Number: +66-80-520-4153
pra ae is the village road side of long beach. may's kitchen is neighbour to the irish embassy which you have a listing of on pra ae ko lanta.

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