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Farang Bar

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69/36 Thatapao Road | A. Meuang Chumphon, Chumphon 86000, Thailand
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+66 77 501 003
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Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent eating options at reasonable prices are few and far between in Chumphon so after checking out the short list online we headed to Farang Bar. The name suggests it caters to foreigners (the literal translation) and so we figured this place might have a nice variety of dishes and decent servings to boot. First and foremost it does have... More 

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Thank superted13
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only good people, amazing kitchen food. TV, music.. Have chips nice room and I spend only good time here. Thank U I will back for sure

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Thank Nina K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been In Thailand for over a month now, all over from the islands to the north etc and we can honestly say this is the best food we've had. Sooo good. And they actually take spice seriously! Also extremely kind and the waitress knew English well.

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Thank Adam S
Thailand
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and prices very reasonable... there are mostly places for locals where the menu is only in Thai. The staff spoke good english and was very friendly...

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Thank anavarr2
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this place, ate a reaaaaally Good Burger for 100 baths.. and talked with the (english) owner who was really nice, information for trains and boats are on the billboard, ( a +). A cozy place to go to in this city ! "finally " ( 5 minutes walk from the train station)

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Thank Dosh04
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot. Sit and drink a cold beer and enjoy tasty and spicy thai food at it's best. Friendly staff.

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1 Thank Nicola B
Fethiye, Mugla, Turkey
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The name of this bar was a bit off-putting but I was pleasantly surprised.On our afternoon visit we had a couple of drinks and some bar food.Spring rolls were excellent as were the samosas and very fresh and hot.The service was excellent and the staff were both amusing and efficient.Beer was reasonabley price and that cocktails were excellentNot your typical... More 

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1 Thank David N
North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The first time back to Farang bar in over 7 years I had a great night and the food is so yummy. The staff are very friendly I had a good laugh with the owner who after I'd drank one to many beers gave me a lift to my hotel. They have rooms also so if u need a place... More 

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1 Thank Diane S
Koh Tao, Thailand
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I frequently stop by this little spot and have done for many years. I have to say that these guys can never do enough. I travel the area regularly by motorcycle and decided to make a pitstop here to watch football. The owner arranged for wine to be brought in, I parked the bike and was served to perfection by... More 

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warrington
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It's #1 on trip advisor but it's nothing special. English owned which must attract the English. There only 4 people in there when we visited one was the owner himself. Pleasant chap but did nothing but slate other local businesses which I didn't consider to be very professional. If your looking for a big screen English feel and conversation for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, European, Thai, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69/36 Thatapao Road | A. Meuang Chumphon, Chumphon 86000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chumphon Province  >  Chumphon
  • Phone Number: +66 77 501 003
Description
We are a simple, friendly, family run budget-style guesthouse with only eight twin or double bed rooms. One room of three single beds. No dormitories.
We have our own restaurant offering both Thai and Western food.
Our public bar is popular with travelers and locals alike, well stocked with extremely cold beer and specialty cocktails.

We help with the full range of travel advice and ticketing.

The English owner has lived locally and on the islands for nearly fifteen years so is very well connected with many dive shops and resorts on all islands, particularly Koh Tao where he still spends a lot of time to keep information up to date.

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