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John's Place - Bar and Bistro

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Ferang Street | West of Thongsala, Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Always head here when in koh phangan. The British breakfast is brilliant, amazing sausages. Just what you need to start the day after a few too many the night b4. Thai food is also good, The place is very relaxed and usually has tv on behind bar and opens out onto a quiet road and is run by a friendly... More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We had to wait an hour for our ferry so we went to johns and it was exactly what was needed. The chilli and basil curry was delicious and if your looking for a fry up on Koh phangan you can't beat John's sausages! Serious bangers. The vanilla ice cream shake was so refreshing too. Check it out!

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Thank Laurence M
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Can't speak for the pies but the breakfast was horrible. We ordered a "fresh" juice, iced coffee, and eggs Benedict. "Fresh" juice tasted like it came of a can taken from a sunken pirate ship. When we asked the waitress about it she confirmed that the juice was indeed not fresh (although it clearly says fresh on the menu). She... More 

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Thank Marlen A
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Very delicious, been there few times. Very friendly staff and right and good location not far form the port

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Thank Sergii B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

Pieman John has been making his homemade pies for years. I love pie and I love munching on Johns variety of pies when Im on Koh Phangan. He also makes a fantastic roast on a sunday with all the trimmings, its a big feed too, more than enough, which is unusual round those parts. When my friend fell off his... More 

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Thank Sunny K
New South Wales, Australia
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

We're not English yet loved this place for breakfast as an alternative to Thai food. Good service, good prices, good food and good coffee. Full English breakfast was just the ticket to start out busy day.

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Thank Louise B
Koh Phangan
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Great Pub in the heart of Thongsala "life don't talk to me about life" Despite John's efforts to annoy his customers..they just keep coming back...he must be doing something right! I recommend the lamb shank, very tasty. Stuart also pours a mean bloody mary............

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Thank phanganer
koh phangan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Went here with the wife and son, really friendly staff, good food and the prices are not bad. Sunday lunch was excellent. I would also recommend the bruschetta, very good. Good selection of beers also.

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Thank sunlife2000
Koh Phangan
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2012

This place is always worth a visit, The food is tasty and the staff friendly. I recommend the Tandoori Chicken Salad, home made soup, and the ploughman's lunch. Best of all is the draft cider, which goes down exceptionally well in a tropical climate.

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Thank inthepink_p
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2012

John's Bar and Bistro in Thong Sala on Koh Phangan, is a great place to eat. The owner John is a lovely man with a friendly attitude and always makes time to talk to you and make you feel welcome. The rest of the staff is friendly as well. The food is of good quality and presented nicely. I'd say... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Breakfast
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferang Street | West of Thongsala, Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Pha Ngan

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