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Kantiang Restaurant

183 Moo 5 | Klonghin Beach, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 86 192 8037
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“papaya salad” (11 reviews)
“thai food” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
183 Moo 5 | Klonghin Beach, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beyond friends and family recommending this place no one who has ever been to a restaurant would recommend. I spend a couple of months every year in Thailand and this is probably the worst food and service I can remember. A telltale sign is the...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We visited this restaurant last night for dinner. It is a family run business. The food was excellent and very authentic. We really enjoyed the crab in curry powder, crab som tum and penny curry. The pad thai was also a firm favourite with my...More

Thank Panida K
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This restaurant has now moved just a mile or so up the road, and still serves the best food we have eaten in Thailand. Totally excellent.

Thank Lindsey T
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This has been the best place we have eaten on Ko Lanta. Firstly be aware the map on Tripadvisor is incorrect .. the restaurant is 600m outside town on the left if you are coming out of town going north ( ie 7/11 and Pad...More

2  Thank stewieruth
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This family run place is a hidden secret / gem. The owners of our guesthouse and many locals rate this place as the best Thai food in the region. We had amazing papaya salad, pad see ew, spicy chicken mince with herbs. Ate there 5...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This place was so good we went twice on our 5 days in Ko Lanta. The pad thai was the most flavorful pad thai I've ever had. Completely on a level of its own. Tried 3 other things on the menu and every one of...More

Thank bsully36
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Having read the reviews we visited and was not disappointed Friendly family owned restaurant, great Thai food and plenty of it ! Genuinely authentic Thai food, best we’ve eaten on Koh Lanta, Seafood Penang curry was superb! Thank you!!

Thank TracyRushmer
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We ate here on our penultimate night in Koh Lanta and it was far and away the best food we had. Until our meal here, the food had been decidedly average and underwhelming compared to the flavours and colours of the food in Chiang Mai....More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a must if you are on Ko Lanta! Great family owned place and very laid back. Great view overlooking the sea. If you want authentic thai food, come here. Also caters to a couple of dive boats everyday if you are lucky...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This restaurant was near Golden Pool Villas before (where we always stay when on Lanta), but has now moved to a new location on the road leading to Kantiang Bay. We could still get the food delivered to our villa, and it was still great...More

Thank DrewStew79
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 3
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Moo 5 | Klonghin Beach, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
  • Phone Number: +66 86 192 8037
Kantiang Restaurant has moved to opposite The Sea, by the Petrol Station, on the bend, before you arrive in Kantiang Bay. Kantiang Restaurant is the best! Owned and run by the lovely Pi-On and his family, this is a real Thai restaurant that all the locals eat at. Offering a range of authentically prepared Thai dishes
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