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16 Moo 1, Baan Haad Sai Ree, Koh Tao 84280 , Thailand
+66 77 456 505
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Located at the far end of Sairee Beach, so well away from the beachside rave music, fire spinning and the drunken teenagers associated with these activities. The food was excellent but the views and ambience were amazing. We dined a number of times during our visit and always sat on the Thai style cushion mats to eat and enjoy views... More 

Thank Billy110
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

Just had diner at this nice and cosy restaurant which has a stunning view over sairee beach. Food was good and staff very polite and helpful. Worth the walk!

Thank Colin v
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

My girlfriend and I discovered Rimlae on our first night in Koh Tao but having already eaten, instead vowed to come back the next night. We weren't disappointed. We had the pick of the tables and sat on what was pretty much a balcony hanging out over the rocks and sand, with the waves lapping beneath. The place was decked... More 

Thank JamesMcLaughlin
Newcastle, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

I ordered the calamari which was rotten and gave me symptoms similar to food poisoning. At the first bite I knew something was wrong as it tasted 'fishy' which calamari shouldn't. I complained to the staff and asked for the manager who never showed up. The service was appalling, very slow and although the staff were friendly they didn't know... More 

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cheshunt hertfordshire
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Lovely setting at the end of Sairee beach...very romantic...plenty of very good Thai food.....service a bit slow but the food definitely makes up for this....reasonably priced.... It's a must!!

Thank denise h
Melbourne, Australia
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170 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Located at the far end of of Sairee beach, Rimlae restaurant (part of Koh Tao Cabana Resort) enjoys a beautiful location which makes for a romantic setting for dinner. The restaurant is setup in a rustic manner with wooden huts and a range of seating settings. We ate both Thai and western food and it was well prepared and cooked.... More 

Thank GuruB0b
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Great seafood restaurant. The barracuda was well cooked or if you fancy cooking your own BBQ'ed fish that's also on the menu. The restaurant is away from the main parties on the beach, so a lovely and quiet/romantic setting if that's what you are after!

Thank san_bao
Bremen, Germany
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2013

This is by far the most beautiful - breathtaking even - restaurant we saw on Koh Tao. Canopied wooden huts, warm lights, excellent views of the water, romantic atmosphere... The food was great, albeit pricier than at other restaurants we visited. We were there rather late (9:30pm) and the restaurant was almost empty. We had the feeling they were impatiently... More 

Thank cgrecu
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Well worth the walk along the beach. The prettiest most gorgeous restaurant on Sairee.Excellent Thai food made me very happy. Like eating in a softly lit luxury treehouse :)

Thank SusieHalldeSilva
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013 via mobile

We walked the length of the Sairee Beach on our first day in Koh Tao and found Rim Lae at the northern end. It is quite possibly the most beautiful restaurant I've ever seen- canopied wooden huts nestled in the rock under palms and fairy lights. It's absolutely stunning. Having looked at the menu we noticed it was pricier than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Seafood, Thai
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Moo 1, Baan Haad Sai Ree, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 456 505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?