Once a stir-fry hut, now a fully fledged restaurant that makes everything fast and fresh and with chillies and fish sauce (praise the culinary gods). Always crowded with visiting Thais, a good sign indeed.
Cute, homely feel at this wooden-floored, blue-and-white-decorated place perched over the lagoon. There's a sensible menu of Ko Chang classics (lots of fish) and it's far more reasonably priced than many other seafo…
Fab fajitas and cracking cocktails are served by a charming French/Mexican couple at this roadside spot in the middle of Kaibae. Authentic food and stylish surroundings.
Perched at the top of the island, this poolside restaurant comes with some of the cheapest cocktails around and quality Thai/international dishes, including great risotto. Perfect for a sundowner.
Local musician Oodie runs a nicely diverse operation with excellent French food, tasty Thai specialities and live music from 10pm. After all these years, it is still beloved by expats.
Owned by an arty escapee from Bangkok, this friendly boutique hotel has a generous portion of oceanfront dining and a relaxed, romantic atmosphere. All the Thai dishes are prepared in the island style, more sweet th…
Seafood, a few Isan dishes and their famous, home-made curry sauce are the best bets here. The menu features creative smoothies, featuring lychee, lemon and peppermint, and there's a children's menu.
Nid’s creates all the Thai standards like a wok wizard in a hut festooned with rasta imagery. Equally fine for a drink or three.
This laid-back, dark-wood restaurant is the quintessential beachside lounge. Great barbecue. Feel free to have your drinks out-size your meal and don’t worry about dressing up for dinner.
The hippest place on Lonely Beach to have a smoothie or vodka bucket, as travellers swap tales or catch up on some reading. The menu covers Thai and Western standards.