Lamai Market

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Angela
London, UK1,064 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
We have visited this market nearly every day and on the first day there were a good few stalls open but over the days… for example the mango and sticky rice woman wasn’t back there! The food stalls especially did some amazing peanut and chicken with rice… for 50 Bahts that’s about £1.25…decent portion for a very little bit of money
Written 24 April 2023
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AngloItalian78
Aylesbury, UK551 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
During our time in Thailand we visited several markets and some are definitely better than others. I don't doubt that the food is very fresh on the markets (as in the fish is freshly caught, the fruit & vegetables are sourced locally etc.) but notwithstanding the hot weather and set-up at this market, the overall hygiene was grim at this site, with fish drying in the sun covered in 100s of flies, open waste everywhere, random liquids running along the floor and just generally unpleasant, hence we chose not to buy anything here. Disappointing.
Written 10 June 2022
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Lauren A
Darlington, UK103 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
I really recommend visiting the street market, its great atmosphere with street performers. There is a road for the food market & then stalls for clothes, souvenirs etc.
A lovely little walk out on a sunday night
Written 31 January 2020
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Mark J
Adelaide, Australia957 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Well worth a quick tour - very interesting little market - set back from the main road. It has about 60-80 stalls selling fresh produce and Thai meals. Wonderful colours and local characters. Lots of locals buying lunch or fresh broth or pastes to take home and cook their own meals
Written 9 January 2020
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Gail L
Sunshine Coast, Australia126 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Interesting insight into Thai cuisine - not a single part of any animal is wasted - whilst not keen on eating food without refrigeration, it was still worthy of a visit to understand Thai culture.
Be respectful and ask if you may take photos of their food.
Written 11 November 2019
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Lisa M
Bushey, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Brilliant little market with all the stuff you get in other places, but seems a bit cheaper! perhaps it was the fact it was low season which bought the prices right down, but I wish I would have known and bought more stuff to bring home!!
Written 25 October 2019
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Des Pyrgolios
Melbourne, Australia100 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
Sunday nights are great, cheap cocktails, and live music. Loads of shopping but its the same stall owners that go and sell at fisherman's village. We still did a load of shopping. Loads of street food, smelt good but we didn't try any. Heaps of pancake stalls and ice cream stalls, they were both delicious.
Written 26 April 2019
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RobandVik
Queensland, Australia158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Couples
Amazing stretch of beach, safe to swim with plenty of activities to keep you occupied or hire a sun chair from one of the many accommodation places and laze the day away.

Mr Jack sells cooked corn on the cob and fresh fruit and each item is only 60 Baht.

We have stayed on Koh Samui many times however from now on we will be only staying on Lamai Beach.
Written 24 March 2019
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Michele F
37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Friends
Tucked away in the corner of the market is Big Fish - an amazing Thai cafe / restaurant the food is cooked to order so everything is very fresh. The food is cooked to your request so if you do not like spicy they will leave the spice out. Real authentic Thai food- very reasonably priced at under 100 bht a dish.
Written 20 February 2019
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DocSamirK
Karnataka, India74 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
Wow! Had a excellent time at the sunday lamai market. The color! The food! Cocktail stalls! All lovely. Pretty souvenir made from coconut to take back. Must visit!
Written 12 September 2018
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