Top Choice Market in Krabi Town

Night Market

Beside Tha Khong Kha, this market is the most popular, pleasant spot in town for an evening meal. Try authentic sôm·đam, wok-fried noodles, đôm yam gûng (prawn and lemon grass soup), grilled snapper, all things sata…
Top Choice International in Ko Lanta

Drunken Sailors

This super-relaxed octagonal pod is smothered in beanbags, hammocks and low-lying tables spilling out onto a terrace. The global, want-to-eat-it-all menu roams from pastas, baguettes and burgers to top-notch Thai, s…
Top Choice International in Ko Phi-Phi Don


Swing by this local expat fave for homemade breakfast bagels topped with everything from smoked salmon to meatballs or specials like avocado-and-feta toast. Other excellent global treats include massive Greek salads…
Top Choice Seafood in Hat Noppharat Thara

Krua Thara

This cavernous, tin-roof delight is one of the best restaurants in the South Andaman and one of the finest seafood kitchens in southern Thailand (which places it high in the running for best worldwide). There's no s…
Thai in Railay

Flame Tree

Framing both sides of the Walking Street entrance, Flame Tree surprises with huge and hearty international breakfasts. Though the Thai food is average and the prices inflated, it’s still a popular chilled place to r…
Thai in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Papaya 2

Cheap, tasty and spicy. Here’s some real-deal Thai food served in heaping portions. It has your basil and chilli, all the curries, sôm·đam and đôm yam, too. There's a second cafe a block away.
International in Ko Phi-Phi Don


This longstanding, perpetually packed favourite still cranks out tasty pizzas as well as Thai and international fare, though we don't rate the Israeli menu. There's a second branch slightly closer to the Ton Sai doc…
International in Ko Lanta

Red Snapper

When local expats fancy a splurge, they head to this Dutch-run roadside tapas restaurant, serving everything from Indian lentil-and-pumpkin curry and house marinated olives to a popular beef tenderloin steak and a h…
Market in Krabi Town

Day Market

Among bouquets of flowers and weighty tropical-fruit stands are simmering curry pots and banquet trays of steaming noodles with fried squid, sautéed beef, fried fish and boiled corn. Eat daringly.
Italian in Krabi Town


This is the place to sample tasty, thin-crust pizza, with a variety of cheeses and toppings, and homemade pastas like mushroom-and-cream ravioli. It delivers on calzones, Italian wine, steaks, ice cream and coffee.