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In Khao Lak at the moment

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In Khao Lak at the moment

Just a quick report - weather is overcast since we arrived but still warm. A few brief but torriential showers.

Still finding our way around the area on foot mainly. From the entrance to Sands hotel there is not much to the left - very busy road.

We had meals at Jai, Tiffys cafe and Orchid Cafe so far. Pad thai and green curry at Jai were amazing. Penang curry at Tiffys was da bomb!!! Loved the som tam at orchid cafe.

Happy hour at the sands is great. So havent been to any other bars.

Does anyone have any restaurant recommendations nearby?

Got and email from Franck and they (Smile) will reopen on Monday.

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Mountain side of highway going right - Khao Lak Seafood, next to Happy Snapper (which sadly is closed, I presume), 10 Restaurant, Busabba, Khung Seafood, Black Pepper (recommended recently but not tried yet). Opposite side, Mojo.

To the right from Sands into Bang Niang (taxi recommended) Hill Tribes, Mars Bar, then just past Police Boat, Dao Thong, down the beach road opposite, Khao Niau, Sawasdee Seafood (if open), Loma Seafood (if open), Rusty Pelican (Mexican), Bavaria House (German/Thai), Enzo's (Japanese).

That should keep you going! :-)

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Thanks Arandora! Much appreciated. Will report back soon!

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Oh - we used Boss to take us from the airport to the hotel. Our driver was waiting for us at the aiport - we had emailed boss to tell him our flight was late and got a fast response.

Will use him again definitely

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Hope you are having a fab time. Why was Smile closed? We ate there several times a few weeks ago and food and service is sensational.

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Hey, had the best Penang curry ever last night at number 9 restaurant next to 711 and close to open air coffee shop in centre of town. Mr shadow and his team are the best!! Deep fried cheese also smashing cheers

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Thanks for the tip - we walked past no 9 but went to a place called Somsri - we only had spring rolls and som tam. The spring rolls seemed as they were pre packaged and had little filling - they were awful!

Smile was on holiday - so we're looking forward to going this week!!

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Weather update - hot and sunny! Blue skies with a bit of cloud cover

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