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Karon Beach

Eat and meet

Karon Beach

Even moreso that Kata, the eating in Karon firmly caters to tourists and few places stand out from the crowd. Prices are inflated.

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    Two Chefs
    4 stars

    For a splurge

    256-7 Patak Rd, Karon Beach
    T: (076) 28 4155

    One of the three Two Chef restaurants in the Kata/Karon area, this Two Chefs (perhaps they need to change the name to Three Chefs?) branch, on Soi Islandia does good quality western dishes at not unreasonable prices for the standard. While they also offer buffer style eating, off the menu you've ... read more

  • Thai food stalls
    3.5 stars

    Cheap and easy

    Mouth of Soi Islandia

    At the mouth of the first soi that runs into Soi Islandia there are a bunch of cheap Thai street stalls doing staple Thai dishes at almost cheapish prices. On the left you'll find pork and chicken satay, som tam, kai yaang and a few bbq meats while on the right these is a small rice and noodle ... read more

  • Old Siam Restaurant
    3.5 stars

    Long running and expensive

    Thavorn Palm Beach Resort
    T: (076) 39 6090

    Attached to the Thavorn Palm Beach Resort, Old Siam is a very long running and well-known Thai restaurant overlooking Karon Beach. Serving superior traditional food at a decidedly high price tags, Old Siam is a good spot for an evening special occassion if you're wanting to stay in the Karon area ... read more

  • Restaurant 3 Siblings
    3.5 stars

    Cheap and friendly

    298 Patak Road
    T: (081) 081 3839

    Almost opposite where Luang Pho Chuan meets the offbeach side of Patak Road, you'll find the oddly named Restaurant 3 Siblings. A popular streetfront restaurant with local prices, the family who runs the restaurant brings a massive truck load of fresh vegetables every morning to suit the demands of ... read more

  • Green Chili
    3 stars

    Affordable Thai near the beach

    206-206/1 Karon Road
    T: (076) 39 8116

    Set just to the south of the roundabout at the northern end of Karon beach, this is certainly some of the most affordable beach eating in the area. It won't win any decor awards, but the food it reasonable and the service prompt. Green Chili cooks up Thai and international food at fairly friendly ... read more

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    Papa's
    3 stars

    Affordable for the area

    514/1-8 Patak Rd, Karon Beach
    T: (076) 39 6415-7

    Sitting on the ground level of the Rattana Beach Hotel, this restaurant is perfect for people watching — and affordable eating. While the menu covers most bases, the affordable wood-fired pizzas are a good deal, while the steaks and seafood are reasonable and considerably more affordable ... read more

  • Karon Cafe
    3 stars

    Friendly

    526/17 Soi Islandia Park Resort
    T: (076) 39 6217

    A friendly place among the sleaze of Soi Islandia, long running Karon Cafe serves up some Western dishes at not unreasonable prices. Come in the morning for their 125B breakfast buffet or come hungry after the beach for one of their sandwhiches or pastas. Dinner entrees like pork spare ribs or ... read more



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