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“Thai food with a little twist”

The Gallery Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 181 Restaurants in Koh Tao
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$25
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Gourmet Thai restaurant with a view through The Photo Gallery. Beautiful, chic, cosy and personal. We open at 12pm and remain open all day until 11pm (be aware that we may close early at 10pm if the restaurant is quiet so best to book for late sittings). Authentic Thai food with true Thai flavour using only the freshest ingredients and the finest cuts of meat. We also have a small selection of vegetarian dishes and an extensive wine and designer cocktail list. We offer you a fine dining experience in a creative atmosphere providing the highest standards for a discerning clientele. Please note that we are not a budget backpacker restaurant.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Thai food with a little twist”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

Reading the reviews on the Gallery, why not give it a try. Arrived at the restaurant around 6 in the evening without a reservation, but we were happily shown a table as they had tables reserved from 8pm on wards. Good choice of main courses, recommend the deep fried white snapper along with seafood and chicken served in a coconut (chef special).
Try it, you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank davbu
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imagemarine, Owner at The Gallery Restaurant, responded to this review, 6 March 2015
Thanks for the review, sorry that the service let you down, we are always teaching, learning, evolving and trying to improve. Glad you enjoyed it though.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing food and staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Franzie from The Place recommended The Gallery to us. We arrived at around 8 and luckily got a table. I would book a table next time, it's very popular. Everywhere on Koh Tao is relaxed and The Gallery is not different. The service was brilliant and all the staff are really friendly. We met Chris the owner who is a photographer and his Gallery is next door, well worth a look inside, some truely stunning pictures. We made our order with a little advice and we were not disapointed, the food was to die for. The Thai white wine was really nice too.

You have to eat here.

Visited July 2014
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Thank James D
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imagemarine, Owner at The Gallery Restaurant, responded to this review, 6 March 2015
Thanks to Franzi for sending us so many lovely customers from The Place. Glad you guys enjoyed it at The Gallery, thanks for the review.
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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A lovely little place ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Book early to avoid disappointment. The food was great, all cooked fresh so you can say the level of spice you want. The staff were so friendly and attentive, finding out about you and making recommendations. I even had a massage after and it was the best I have ever had (I've had many many many!).

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Thank Heather B
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imagemarine, Owner at The Gallery Restaurant, responded to this review, 6 March 2015
Great review, thanks so much for taking the time.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Stunning food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

This was quite frankly the highlight of our 5 day stay on Ko Tao. We ate at this restaurant a few times during our stay and the food was of the highest standard. Authentic Thai food served by lovely staff. My children still talk about it now and ask when we can return to Thailand for a meal at The Gallery!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Panida K
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imagemarine, Owner at The Gallery Restaurant, responded to this review, 6 March 2015
Great review, thanks, the kids are the toughest critics, always happy when they are, and you of course. Thanks so much.
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“Superb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Firstly, you need to reserve at least a day in advance, the reason being it's very small only eight tables and secondly the food is fantastic. This is defiantly a must visit if you ever visit Koh Tao.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank leewalton007
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imagemarine, Owner at The Gallery Restaurant, responded to this review, 6 March 2015
Great review, great advice although there are now 9 tables and The Gallery Wine Bar is now open with plenty of seating giving a great place to have a drink while waiting for a table to become available. Thanks.
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