Top Choice International in Ko Lanta

Drunken Sailors

This super-relaxed place features beanbags, hammocks and low-lying tables spilling out onto a terrace. The global, want-to-eat-it-all menu employs quality ingredients and roams from handmade pasta, baguettes and bur…
Top Choice Seafood in Ko Lanta

Kung Restaurant

Highly rated by both visiting Thais and locals, this Thai-Chinese place offers a delectable range of fresh fish (pay by the weight) in a simple setting close to the pier in Sala Dan. The sea bass, snapper and barrac…
International in Ko Lanta


For Thai-international flavours blended into delectable creative concoctions, hunt down this rustic-chic restaurant 800m south of the Old Town pier. The menu changes at the whim of the eccentric but friendly French …
Thai in Ko Lanta

Phad Thai Rock'n'Roll

It's not every day you get your spiced-to-taste pàt tai whipped up streetside by a guitarist. Choose from just six options ('jazz' fried rice, 'blues' fried noodles, veg, chicken, pork or seafood), swiftly and artfu…
Thai in Ko Lanta

Cook Kai

A big family-run eatery where shells dangle from a thatched roofed, Cook Kai is best for its wide selection of straightforward local staples, which takes in everything from spicy Thai salads, noodle soups and fried …
Seafood in Ko Lanta

Lanta Seafood

One of the best of Ban Sala Dan's seafood-by-weight options, with all your other Thai favourites too. Try the þlah tôrt kà-mîn (deep-fried white snapper rubbed with fresh, hand-ground turmeric and garlic) and eat on…
Thai in Ko Lanta

Patty's Secret Garden

Not so secret now that more and more travellers are discovering this casual, family-friendly place set in a pleasant, plant- and flower-filled shaded garden. The menu mixes Thai favourites with Western standards, in…
Seafood in Ko Lanta

Beautiful Restaurant

Tables are scattered on four piers that extend into the sea at the northwest end of the Old Town. The menu features all the Thai faves, but it's the nicely prepared fresh fish that is the draw.
Thai in Ko Lanta

La Laanta

Set in a colourfully cool, low-key resort far from everything but the Mu Ko Lanta National Park, this laid-back restaurant does a tasty Thai menu with plenty of veggie-friendly choices.
Thai in Ko Lanta

The Kitchen

Palm-roofed, semi-open-air, family-run restaurant on the west coast main road that does the Thai classics well. Go for the Penang or massaman curries, but all the dishes here are solid.