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“Even the excellent reviews don't do it justice!”

Fisherman's Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #13 of 368 Restaurants in Ko Pha Ngan
Price range: US$1 - US$17
Cuisines: Seafood, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Ban Tai's original seafood restaurant opened more than 8 years ago by a local fishing family who have fished in the area for generations and have exceptional knowledge of local seafood. Offering a wide selection of fresh local seafood and traditional Thai home cooking with some signature dishes creating a unique dining experience. The restaurant is located on a stunning beachfront next to Ban Tai pier with the option of seating on traditional long tail fishing boats. Finish off your meal with a delicious dessert or one of our many fresh fruit cocktails served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Don't miss out on this local treasure. A must while visiting Koh Phangan! Booking advised during busy months and always around full moon and half moon periods and for larger groups at all times. Large Groups max 8 persons Opening hours kitchen 1pm until 10pm varies in low season
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Even the excellent reviews don't do it justice!”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Everything about the restaurant from the location to the decor is outstanding. It's really well thought out and the staff are really welcoming. We ended up eating here three times and in a country full of wonderful food they somehow manage to have fresher produce and tastier dishes than anywhere else.

  • Visited April 2014
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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“Yummmy!”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We went to this restaurant 4 years ago. When we came back to the island it was a priority to take our friends! We arrived with 10 people and naturally, they were very busy. The owner couldn't do enough for us, managed to get us into one of the cool long tail conversions and we all had an amazing dinner! I would recommend booking to avoid disappointment, as we were lucky! Thai Spicy, tasty treats, great seafood platter, traditional Thai nibbles, it WAS as good as we remembered it. Thank you!

Visited April 2014
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“Heavenly setting, delicious food, excellent service!”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This is our second time in Thailand and this restaurant was one of our highlights the first time we were here (we came three times!!) so we had to go back again. Even though we were staying on the other side of the island it was worth the trip. The new location is divine (only a few doors down if you have been here before so easy to find). We arrived around sunset and sat on the private beach area enjoying some delicious cocktails before dinner - definitely the best cocktails in Thailand - try the tom yum!! We then sat in a traditional long boat for dinner and the food was outstanding! We ordered so much because we wanted to try everything - my favourite was the prawns in yellow curry sauce - delicious. What is also wonderful is the service and hospitality - the wait staff speak very good English and will make recommendations and help you choose and Amanda the owner is a wonderful host. Then after our amazing dinner and awesome dessert - we went back to our beanbags for more after dinner cocktails- perfect evening!!

  • Visited April 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Ate here on our first night on koh phangan and this restaurant is just perfection. Beautiful location and having drinks in bean bags before meal felt like was in heaven. Then was moved into one of the boats for meal and had the massaman curry which was to die for. Friends all had fish dishes and raved about those also. Did not want to move after meal at all as felt like was in paradise. He staff were really lovely too.

  • Visited April 2014
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“Seafood and Thai food heaven”
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

Ordered tom yum some fried chicken and a small seafood platter. With rice, enough for two people. A good range of non alcoholic drinks to compliment the drinks menu. Booking is essential. The restaurant works on hourly time settings and will serve you a drink on the beach while you wait for a table.

  • Visited April 2014
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