Top Choice International in Rawai

Rum Jungle

One of Rawai's finest, this semi-open thatched-roof restaurant with an exceptional world-beat soundtrack is family-run and spearheaded by a terrific Aussie chef. The New Zealand lamb shank is divine, as are the stea…
Thai in Rawai

Baan Rimlay

This shady Thai seafood house immediately southwest of Rawai's pier steams clams, mussels and fish, and grills squid, prawns and lobster to perfection. For something light, try the terrific seafood salads. The seafo…
Thai in Rawai

Banana Corner

A laid-back little tucked-away spot, Banana Corner dishes up delicious, affordable Thai fare in a lush, twinkling, tropical garden hidden behind a low-key bar. Nothing fancy, but its rich pá·naang curry and fluffy k…
Italian in Rawai

Da Vinci

Alfresco wining and dining on crisp white-linen tables at this modern, authentic Italian kitchen is perfect on a balmy night. Staff are lovely and warm, the pizza is wood-fired, breads are fresh and pastas arrive fu…
European in Rawai

German Bakery

This fun, friendly restaurant run by a German-Thai couple does the best pastries in the area. It makes fine brown bread, serves excellent breakfasts (try the pineapple pancakes), and has amazing bratwurst and sauerk…
Vegetarian in Rawai

Natural Efe Macrobiotic World

This chilled-out health-food kitchen plates up such organic, sugar-free vegetarian and vegan delights as tofu sandwiches, dried-fruits-and-quinoa salad and lentil soup, at wooden tables set around an aqua pool in it…
Thai in Rawai

Oyjoi Number 1 Thai Food

Don’t let humble roots fool you. This delightful garden cafe run out of the chef’s front yard serves some delicious Thai food: searing pá·naang curry (clotted with coconut cream), sticky tamarind prawns and spicy fi…
Thai in Rawai

Som Tum Lanna

When it comes to sôm·đam, order it mild – it'll still bring some serious heat. And while the fish at this Isan soul food shack is good, its equal exists elsewhere. The chicken on the other hand is outstanding.
French in Rawai

Crepes Village

A fairy-lit pebbled garden with wooden gazebos, this family-friendly French-owned eatery does tasty French-Thai fusion crepes in sweet and savoury styles. You’ll find classics like Chamonix (egg, ham and cheese) and…
Cafe in Rawai

A Spoonful of Sugar

Practically everything at this sweet, whitewashed cafe coated in flowery prints is wholesome and tasty. Wholemeal pancakes are topped with mango or kiwi and yoghurt, and there's a long list of coffees, smoothies, ju…