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“Excellent food and service”

Happy Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 96 Restaurants in Cha-am
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Thai
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

We love this place we have been here 5 times on this holiday. The service is great the prices is excellent the beer is cold. Very friendly staff. Authentic thai at a great price. Highly recommend.

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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Elizabeth Town
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349 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
“Reasonable thai food but it is cheap”
Reviewed 10 January 2014

I would agre with most of the previous reviewers. The lady who overseas the orders is a lovely lady. She tries to make your stay pleasant and has a laugh and a couple of jokes for you. It is one of the paler establishments in the village. Looks a little ramshackle but the chairs are comfortable. True there are cats, chickens and dogs all over the place. Chickens wander through the kitchen. Cats sit by you why you are eating, some get on the table and a couple had a good fight whilst we were watching. So if you are a cleanliness freak I.d go elsewhere. We didn't mind though, thought it added to the ambience.

The prices are really good, at the lower end of the restaurants in teh area. Beer was 60 small and 100 large bottle. We had a couple of dishes. The pineapple baked rice had a nice curry powder taste, the morning glory was good and the red curry pork had lots of basil leaves and a god amount of chilli heat. The servings as always in this type of restaurant is small so if you are a big eater you will need a minimum of four selections.

Overall this place is like thousands of small restaurants you can go to in Thailand from krabi to hua hin, to khao lak. You have been to one and you have then been to most. From my experience the lucky is about average. Ok but not good enough to get us to return.

  • Visited January 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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348 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
“Mrs Happy is a sweetie”
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Drink and be merry here. The lady running this is a natural comedian. Play pool enjoy the interaction and have fun.

Visited October 2013
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Essex, UK
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88 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Good food but unhygenic conditions”
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Food was good and tasty but too many dogs scratching and licking themselves, and cats sitting on the tables for our liking.

Visited September 2013
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England, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
“Family run restaurant”
Reviewed 26 June 2013

This is a family run restaurant and very friendly. The food is very good and prices reasonable. One night we ordered fresh prawns in spicey fish sauce - when it came is was raw prawns! - they were very good tho' and quick steamed the prawns for us - delicious!

Visited June 2013
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