Top Choice Thai in Ko Lipe

Nee Papaya

Delightful Nee offers an affordable fish grill nightly, all the standard curries (including a dynamite beef pá·naang), noodles and stir fries (beef, chicken, seafood or veggie), along with a tremendous array of fier…
Spanish in Ko Lipe

The Box

If you fancy a break from flaming-hot curries and seafood grills (it happens), rustle up a tinto de verano (red wine with lemonade) and a parade of authentically good Spanish tapas specials at this casually elegant,…
International in Ko Lipe

Elephant Coffee House

The bar is a long-tail, second-hand books are for sale and black-and-white local-life photos are plastered across varnished-concrete walls. Pop into this coolly contemporary cafe for fabulous all-day breakfasts of t…
Thai in Ko Lipe

Papaya Mom

A cute Isan food stall notable for its authentic eats and especially succulent meat dishes popular with local Thais (grilled spicy pork neck, lâhp). Vegetarians can raid the luscious fruit stand and thoughtful veg m…
Thai in Ko Lipe

On The Rocks

Clinging wonderfully atmospherically to the cliffside at the far southern end of Hat Sunrise, this semi-open-air bar-restaurant turns out Thai curries, stir-fries and fresh fish as well as salads, sandwiches and pas…
Seafood in Ko Lipe


One of few places still locally run, Daya's is arguably the best of the fresh seafood barbecues put on nightly by Hat Pattaya’s resorts.