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Same Same But Different

Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“papaya salad” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Positioned on the beach overlooking the sea, this is a traditional Thai restaurant offering a fabulous range of tasty meals and drinks. A great, laid back atmosphere enhanced by mood lighting and bamboo furniture with attentive, smiley staff. A great value restaurant that shouldn't be...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here after our visit to the National Park. It offers lovely views of the beach but is pricey. The decor is lovely and the fresh coconut water is tasty!

Thank SalTravelz
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here twice, once we were dropped off from the road (lovely entrance) and then another we walked up the beach (an easy walk from the town). At first I was apprehensive as we were met by a gloomy looking guy. Once we were...More

Thank nitejas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay diner, I ordered red snapper but they gave me another fish. Staff not really paying attention because were busy with closing allready. English could be better. Everthing needs some attention!

Thank Merel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique and lovely restaurant at the far end of Kantiang Bay. Wonderful food, great service and so many quirky little things that catch your eye while enjoying your food.

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was a great find. After reading the reviews on Tripadvisor and having not so great experiences elsewhere we thought why not! We had visited for dinner which was delicious. The food was very fresh and piping hot! Sitting right next to the beach...More

Thank Nicolasellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know where to start. Excellent food, location and staff. Tong makes the best cocktails in the world. Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank diam0nds4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would suggest hidden in cooling trees “SameSame But different” cafe on the Kantiang beach (approx. 1 km long wide clean lovely bech). In spite of the fact that we lived on the eastern opposite side of the island we visited this excellent spot every...More

Thank SergChek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little restaurant by the beach. First of all, this is one of the nicest beaches on the island. Secondly, they have really created a lovely restaurant/bar with lovely attention to detail. Calm music, sometimes from a playlist, sometimes played on one...More

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch twice in 4 days here because the food was delicious, service quick and friendly and the interior design is stunning! We tried some classics (chicken and cashew and Som Tum) and some Southern Thai specialties - everything we had was absolutely delicious!...More

Thank barero
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29 January 2017|
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Response from Cecilia E | Reviewed this property |
I guess they have free taxi pickup. For daytime you probably don't need booking, but I guess for night time
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Debra B
22 May 2015|
Response from Lanna C | Reviewed this property |
The beach bars, restaurants, and other businesses are fully open in November because it is high season till about May/June.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kantiang beach, Ko Lanta, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
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