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may's kitchen

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pra ae | ko lanta yai, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
11:59 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 11:59 - 22:00
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Bolton UK
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here two nights on the run. It was fascinating to watch the kitchen work and see how coordinated they all were. The food here is great and very resonably priced. Recommended

Thank chunkyboy
Adelaide, Australia
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164 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came her on at least 5 occasions during monsoon season and enjoyed friendly hospitality from Sara and the family every time. This is excellent Thai food at reasonable prices. Green curry in clay pots was probably our favourite, mango sticky rice a lovely dessert, and try the morning glory as a side dish. BBQ fish available after about 6pm.... More 

Thank michael p
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is must do if you like bbq in the evening. Coleslaw, baked potato and chicken or ribs or king prawns or fish. Incredibly tasty. We also came at lunch time for Thai food because we were impressed previously..... We were not disappointed. The owners and chef are happy and friendly (even when overworked at times) and the food... More 

Thank Taron B
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed with the service we received here, food ok, but the whole evening felt rushed, they wanted you in and out quickly. Terrible service, grumpy staff no smiles.

Thank brightyUk
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend for budget traveler. It's cheap, good location. We love yummy Thai Massamun curry with prawns so much. It's right next to the Irish embassy on main road but the sign is quite small. The size is quite big ( too big for Thai Person but good size for foreigners)

Thank Balloontriam
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came at 2pm, no guests, just us. Toddler chairs are suitable for bigger kids, who can control their movements, because they do not have the tray preventing the kid to flip forward. Staff was very nice. Food was normal. 3 star rating. Not bad, not excelently delicious. But their Coleslaw deserves 5 stars. We surely come back.

Thank franclik
Geraldton, Western Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here tonight. It was cheap and delicious. The kitchen is in the front of the restaurant and you can see everything prepared before you. May is amazing, she prepares everything pretty much from scratch, tasting as she goes...incredible. Will definitely be back before we leave Lanta 😀

Thank Geraldtonians
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst decision we made coming to this restaurant. We waited 30 minutes to order our food. Then it took another 45 minutes for them to bring out one of the two plates we ordered. The other plate never came out. We asked the staff when the other plate was coming out and they said they ran out of chicken for... More 

Thank jwill938
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for dinner as it was recomended by a friend. The food was average but the prices were cheap, I had the Kapao Kai Pizza which was ok, Tom Yam tasted very different from the regular restaurants.

Thank Nitin D
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place a few time's on my trip, May the owner is very welcoming and the food was cheap and good it appears to be a popular place and gets very busy in the evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 7
Asian, Thai
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
11:59 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: pra ae | ko lanta yai, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Krabi Province  >  Ko Lanta

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?