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The Som Tum Restaurant - Mama Cooking

Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
“curries” (2 reviews)
“thai food” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Thai food you will find here. And really cheap... should test the curry.... enjoy also cooking classes by mama. The place doesn't look really attractive but you can go and have the best Thai food in the area.

1  Thank Gdl J
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Well, what a disaster this was. Hungry one evening we walked down the street and followed our usual plan of looking for a busy place and eating there, as popularity often correlates with quality. The waiter took our order, then at the end said 'There...More

Thank BringBackBuck8
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very tasty Thai food. Fresh. You have to wait very long. The mama and her husband prepare food like at home for the family. You have to wait. Not recommended for the people in a hurry.

Thank Georg K
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I asked for pizza which wasn't on the menu and the guy said no problem. 20 minutes later someone shows up on a bike with a pizza box. The waiter 'inconspicuously' ditches the box for a serving plate and then served our meal. The pizza...More

Thank KissAndTelAviv
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I went here because of all the good reviews. Have to say that I was not impressed at all. Service wasn't great. It took 10 minutes till I received the menu. The restaurant was almost empty; only two other tables were occupied. Ordered a pineapple...More

Thank Nina H
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Raving reviews so we decided to give it a go despite the dodgy flair. I'm guessing that the waiter was the son of the cook - a very nice guy. Drinks arrived quickly but then we realised that the cook actually prepared everything from scratch...More

Thank M P
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Very flavorful thai food. The rice noodles for pad thai and pad see eu are hand made by the chef with a nice texture. The bbq fish and squid were done nicely with the freshness of the seafood evident. Unfortunately the food bring freshly made...More

Thank Shyh Poh T
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful food,inexpensive. Personal treatment from the family who own the business. A beautiful restaurant on street a short walk from hotel.Range of meals on menu is amazing and great for kids

Thank traceymccotter
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch the day we arrived & the food was so tasty and full of flavour that returned again & again. The mango salad is fabulous and the dressing is mouth watering good! We tried many dishes here, the curries are excellent, so too...More

Thank SolusIreland
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Great Thai flavor. Relaxed ambiance. We had the red snapper, vegetable rice, spring rolls and some nice drinks. Very authentic food, No fries and ketchup just in case you are in favor of Angle Saxon food i🤑😎😜

Thank Guido G
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wo liegt das Restaurant genau?
6 September 2016|
Response from Walter P | Reviewed this property |
Adresse (Strasse usw.) kann ich erst erfragen, aber es liegt genau neben "Jip Shop" und gegenüber dem bekannten "Handsome".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Pha Ngan
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