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Beachcomber at Lanta Castaway

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299 Moo 2, Phra Ae Beach | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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+66 75 684 851
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Killarney, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I ate at this hotel almost every night during our one week stay. The menu is huge, and sometimes a little overwhelming, but we failed to have a bad meal there. Everything was delicious. The Khao Soi curry with noodles was great. The Chew Chi (Spelling?) sauce with fresh fish was literally the best thing I have... More 

Thank Alan L
Denver, Colorado
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing fish tacos and chips/salsa. I highly recommend going here for the awesome scene and the delicious fish tacos.

Thank Chelsea L
Ingolstadt, Germany
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice location right by the sea, very friendly staff, well organized, prices alright and very tasty (also western) food - we would come again.

Thank kajano
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three weeks eat tasty Thai's, West, Mexico and fresh sea food. It is a good place at the bar where delicious cocktails are mixed.

Thank schakrap
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Lanta Castaway for four nights and dined here just once fo dinner as the food was just good and there are other better and cheaper options near by (see my review of May's Kitchen). Staff are very friendly and accommodating though.

Thank K_Ngo82
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for dinner here based on reviews. Honestly, not sure where the ratings come from. My mother had a whole fish, which came with no sides, no flavour, tasting like it had been frozen before cooking. Price was an extortionate THB300. I had tom yum, which came out looking like every other curry I had in Thailand. Nothing special. Presentation... More 

Thank EmmKu
Joe R, Manager at Beachcomber at Lanta Castaway, responded to this review

Hello EmmKu, Thank you for visiting the Beachcomber Restaurant. My name is Joe. I am the manager here at Lanta Castaway. Based on your review, you and your mom did not have a pleasant experience. I am curious as to why you did not ask to speak to the manager when your food came out incorrectly? If you would have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at castaway for 5 days and had breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Tried the Thai and western dishes. They were nice. Taste was great, portions were good. Also the setting was great. You can eat next to the sea. If you visit Lanta, be sure to check out the food here

Thank Raf B
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Lanta castaway resort for three nights and ate almost exclusively at this restaurant. I'm surprised the reviews are so good to be honest. Although the restaurant and bar area were nice and very clean the food left much to be desired. The Tex-mex was not very good. Somethings shouldn't cross the oceans and Tex-mex in Thailand is... More 

Thank HalfpintAdventures
Joe R, Manager at Beachcomber at Lanta Castaway, responded to this review

Hello Halfpint, Thank you for choosing Lanta Castaway Beach Resort for your stay. My name is Joe. I am the manager, and I remember meeting you at the pier. You had not scheduled a transfer, but I was happy to take you to the resort. I then hurried back to the pier to pick up the other family that booked... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The a Beachcomber Restaurant is located at the Lanta Castaway resort. Typically, you know you're onto a good thing when the Resturant attracts people from outside the resort. During our 4 night stay here, we dined at this restaurant for just about every breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu was so large that we kept on trying new dishes, and... More 

Thank Roman C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The food here was good quality but the portions were quite small. It serves a variety of food but we went for Thai dishes which were fresh and very good quality. There is also a lovely atmosphere here as it is on the beach in a quiet area. One final advantage is that it is open in the off-season.

Thank Jane S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mexican, American, Asian, Thai
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Moo 2, Phra Ae Beach | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta
  • Phone Number: +66 75 684 851
An open air restaurant featuring delicious TEX MEX selections, as well as, excellent Thai and Western dishes. The restaurant overlooks the Andaman Sea and offers both garden and beachfront dining. Located within the Lanta Castaway Resort the restaurant offers terrific food drinks in a wonderfully relaxing environment.

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