Thursday Apr 27


Dining in Koh Chang

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The Top Ten Restaurants in Koh Chang

dinner-setAs the island develops into a major tourist destination the number of quality restaurants and bars is increasing rapidly. This article features some of the best restaurants and bars on the island. I hope you will enjoy them with the BEST TOP TEN Restaurants in Koh Chang... Enjoy your food and your vacation...!

White San Beach Area

15_palms15 Palms, open since 1999, 15 palms is a beautiful beach side restaurant and bar located on White Sand Beach. You can relax in the comfortably furnished interior or watch the sea views from them beach terrace. A recent addition is an outdoor cocktail bar, so now you can treat yourselves to a sunset cocktail. The menu includes a wide selection of international and Thai dishes for all tastes. Dishes on offer include a mouth-watering choice of seafood, barbecue, pasta, pizza and steaks. A free wireless internet service is provided and a children's menu is also available. Beside and hotel rooms are also available.

House Specialties:

  1. Full English Breakfast 175 Baht
  2. European Breakfast with selection of ham and cheese 175 Baht
  3. Marinated chicken baguette 130 Baht
  4. Thai style whole sea bass 275 Baht
  5. Pasta with wild mushrooms and Italian sausage in creamy sauce 275 Baht
  6. Gourmet seafood platter for two market price
  7. Grilled rib-eye steak 325 Baht


  • Opening hours: 8am to 1am
  • House Wine Glass: 120 Baht
  • Corkage: 300 Baht
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa/ Master Card
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 039-551-095
  • Direction: 15 Palms, White Sand Beach opposite Palms Garden Hotel close to Sangtawan Resort.

paddyPaddy's Palms Irish Pub & Resort, Paddy's Palms is Koh Chang's first Irish pub, located just up the hill from White Sand Beach. The menu offers a wealth of European and Thai options with classic pub dishes such as Irish stew, breakfasts and shepherds pie. Don't forget to try the special Sunday roasts of beef or chicken. If these don't fill you up then try one of their home made desserts. A children's menu is also available. Paddy's offers as you would expect draught Guinness and Kilkenny as well as a wide range of beers, spirits, ciders and cocktails. Live sports are shown on big screens and there is a pool table. If you want to stay close to the action Paddy's has a newly opened resort with swimming pool.

House Specialities:

  1. Shepherd's pie served with garden peas 190 Baht
  2. Fish & chips with bread, salad and tartar sauce 240 Baht
  3. Irish Stew: lamb and vegetables with home-made soda bread 300 Baht
  4. Home-made Beef & Guinness pie 200 Baht
  5. Pork chop with a parsley honey sauce, sauteed potatoes, vegetables 220 Baht
  6. Apple crumble 95 Baht


  • Opening hours: 8am-1am
  • House Wine Glass: 120 Baht
  • Corkage: 300 Baht
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa/ Master Card
  • Vegetarian Dishes : Available
  • Telephone: 039-619-085
  • Direction: Paddy's Palms Irish Pub & Resort, White Sand Beach, opposite Top Resort

pepper_steakTexas Steak House, the well-established Texas Steak House was the first steak house on Koh Chang. The restaurant is located in the heart of White Sand Beach on a small romantic roof top with a great beach view and by night a beautiful view of the stars. The restaurant is open every evening offering a menu centred, as you would expect, around a selection of different steaks using prime cuts of quality beef. All of their main meals are served with salad and four different sauces, fresh baked bread and your choice of potatoes. The menu also has plenty of other menu items and a Thai food menu as well. A wide selection of wines from around the world is available.

House Specialties:

  1. Juicy 500 gram, T-bone steak 630 Baht
  2. Tenderlion pepper steak: 220gm 445 Baht, 350gm 570 Baht
  3. Marinated BBQ spare ribs: 350gm 425 Baht, 500gm 500 Baht
  4. Sirlion steak: 180gm 345 Baht, 350gm 475 Baht
  5. Veal sirlion steak: 350grams 470 Baht
  6. New Zealand Sirlion Steak: 180g 445 Baht
  7. New Zealand Tenderlion: 220g 645 Baht
  8. Special Thai Set: 320 Baht


  • Opening hours: 6pm-12pm
  • House Wine Glass/ Bottle: 150 Baht/ 1,100 Baht
  • Corkage: No
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa/ Master Card
  • Vegetarian Dishes: On request
  • Telephone: 081-176-8890, 089-603-9642
  • Direction: Texas Steak House, White Sand Beach opposite Sangtawan Resort

burgerBuffalo Bills Steak House, Buffalo Bill's has proved a major success in this its first year of operation. It's a Western themed Steak restaurant located at the Avatara Hotel right in the centre of busy White Sand Beach. As you would expect their menu offers all kinds of cuts of steak using quality imported beef. But the choice doesn't end here with a large range of Pastas, Burgers, breakfasts and a host of other dishes to choose from. They have a large and spirits, home-recipe cocktails and shooters or choose from their extensive wine selection. The musical play list is consistent with the overall theme so you can enjoy Rock, Country and Bluegrass music.

House Specialties:

  1. Prime Rib Eye Steak flown from Australia: 150gm-320 Baht, 600gm- 1,070 Baht
  2. Maudeen's Cut Fillet of Tenderlion: 150gm-360 Baht, 600gm-1,190 Baht
  3. Buffalo Bill Burger: 120B/ 170 B
  4. Pasta EI Diabolo: 240 Baht
  5. Ranch Boss Pork Chop: 120 Baht
  6. Texas Red Hot Chilli, cheese, sour cream jalapenos, guacamole: 270 Baht


  • Opening hours: 7am-11pm
  • House Wine Glass/ Bottle
  • 105 Baht/ 750 Baht
  • Credit Cards Accepted: No
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 039-551-451
  • Direction: Buffalo Bills Steak House, White Sand Beach opposite Mac Resort

ban_thaiBan Thai, the restaurant at Ban Thai resort occupies an enviable beach front position towards the Southern end of White Sand Beach. It is genuinely unique, offering a nicely relaxed and cultured ambiance in what is a truly boutique resort environment. You can enjoy your meal in the tastefully furnished restaurant seated comfortable Thai-style floor seating area. The dishes prepared by their chefs cover a huge range of cuisine so you can enjoy freshly BBQ Seafood or Pizzas and classic western dishes and breakfasts as well, of course, as a delicious range of traditional Thai dishes.

House Specialties:

  1. Fillet Mignon: beef tenderloin wrapped in bacon with a mushroom sauce 380 Baht
  2. Sea Bass Meuniere cooked to a traditional French recipe: 240 Baht
  3. Marinated prawns with grated coconut salad: 160 Baht
  4. Crab or Shrimp penne served with a creamy pesto: 220 Baht
  5. Tom Yam: spicy prawn soup: 180 Baht
  6. BBQ Tiger Prawns: 100gm-120 Baht


  • Opening hours: 7am-10pm
  • House Wine Glass: 150 Baht
  • Corkage: 200 Baht
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Yes
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 039-551-109/10
  • Direction: Ban Thai Resort, White Sand Beach between Alina Resort and Grand View Resort

indian_food_setIndia Hut, a popular Indian Restaurant is located on the road at the Southern end of White Sand Beach. As the name suggests the menu contains a wide selection of aromatic cuisine and the experienced chefs from India bring expertise and authenticity to the dishes on offer. If you're a veteran of Indian food then you can find your favourite dishes here or if you haven't tried it before the staff will be happy to carter to your taste, as spicy or as mild as you like. You can enjoy music by Ravi Shankar and families are always entertained by the magic tricks performed by San. You can choose to dine in the open air or in air-con comfort and they offer a full take-away service.

House Specialties:

  1. Tandoori (Indian style)
  2. Lamb available
  3. All kinds of Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian food available
  4. Different flavours of rice
  5. Sizzling kebab dishes
  6. Delicious Indian cocktails and mocktails
  7. Variety of Tandoori and Naan Breads baked in a clay oven
  8. Traditional halal food also served


  • Opening hours: 9.30am-12pm
  • House Wine Glass: 80 Baht
  • Corkage: Free
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa/ Master Card
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 081-425-4422
  • Direction: India Hut Restaurant, White Sand Beach close to Changburi Resort or opposite Grand View Resort

Klong Prao Beach Area

cinnamon_restaurantCinnamon, is the exclusive and intimate riverside restaurant at Aana Resort and Spa. It is a great location for a delicious lunch or a romantic dinner on the waterfront. You can enjoy a wide selection of authentic Thai and popular European dishes as well as the freshest seafood and local specialties. Their head chef and his team are keen to pamper you with their creations and international list of carefully chosen wines is provided to enhance your dining pleasure. Alternatively for a luxurious treat why not try Aana's Romantic dinner? You will be taken in your own private Gondola-style boat complete with gondolier across the picturesque lagoon and Klong Prao Bay.

House Specialties:

  1. Deep-fried home-made prawn cake: 150 Baht
  2. Surf and Turf: imported fillet steak medallions with tiger prawns: 590 Baht
  3. Special recipe lobster bisque: 120 Baht
  4. Deep-fried sea bass with crispy Thai herbs: 300 Baht
  5. Fresh crab with a black pepper sauce: 100gm-90 Baht
  6. Jungle curry with chicken (spicy): 160 Baht


  • Opening hours: 6.30am-11pm
  • House Wine Glass: 120 Baht
  • Corkage: 200B/ 300 B
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa/ Master Card/ Amex
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 039-551-539, 039-551-138
  • Direction: Cinnamon, Klong Prao Beach is inside the Aana Resort & Spa

amari_restaurantAmari Emerald Cove Resort, Amari Emerald Cove offers a variety of enticing dining and leisure options. With tantalising Thai specialties in an intimately designed restaurant, Just Thai is a great place to try Thai cuisine or get reacquainted with some favourite dishes. Offering modern Italian cuisine in a vibrant setting, Sassi is a lively place to share an antipasti with friends or linger with a loved one over a bottle of wine from the extensive cellar. Baby chairs are available and babysitting is available upon request. Additionally The Cove Terrace International restaurant is open from 6.30am-11pm. Have a romantic 5 course dinner on an isolated table on the beach front or just enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset at the Pool Lounge. At The Breezes Bar you can enjoy live music ans a great selection of cocktails as well as chilled beers and wines from the cellar. They currently have a “buy one get one free” happy hour from 9pm-11pm.

Specialties: Just Thai

  1. Pla trout thord krob: Crispy turmeric marinated trout with cucumber salad: 400 Baht
  2. Kanchieng poo neung song sort: Steamed crab claw with spicy lemonglass sauce: 350 Baht
  3. Nua yan muan “Just Thai”: Thin sliced Australian tenderloin rolled with fresh Thai herbs, vegetables and tamarind sauce: 280 Baht

Specialties: Sassi Italian Restaurant

  1. Veal tenderloin medallions with sage, Fontina cheese and Parma ham, served with potatoes & spinach: 650 Baht
  2. Salmon carpaccio with mushrooms, fennel and a black olive salad: 220 Baht
  3. Penne with gorgonzola cheese, walnuts and rocket salad: 180/260 Baht


  • Opening hours: 6pm-11pm (Just Thai & Sassi)
  • House Wine Glass:230 Baht
  • Corkage: 400 Baht
  • Credit Cards Accepted: All major cards accepted
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 039-552-000
  • Direction: Just Thai Restaurant and Sassi Restaurant is nside The Amari Resort, Turn into Koh Chang Dental Soi.

Bailan Beach Area

reef_bar-dusit_resortThe Bay at Dusit Princess, boasting the best sunsets in east Thailand, The Bay menu invites you to enjoy Thai and Western Cuisine. The kitchen brigade creates a delight for the palate whilst you enjoy the view of the resort's pool , the sea and horizon. A sunset cocktail can be enjoyed in The Reef, followed by the impeccable service offered by the food and Beverage team in The Bay. Open daily from 6am serving breakfast, all day lunch through to dinner, with the kitchen closing at 10.30pm. Menu favourite are the Surf and Turf and a Thai favourite such as Massaman Chicken. Them Pastry Kitchen prepares delectable cake delight daily – which are all half price after 6pm. For them little guests, there is a Kids Menu to tempt and most dietary requirements can be catered for.

House Specialties:

  1. Surf & Turf Steak: 550 Baht
  2. Massaman Chicken: 260 Baht
  3. Quattro Pizza: 280 Baht
  4. Garden Salad: 190 Baht
  5. Red Snapper with lemon & parsley sauce: 380 Baht


  • Opening hours: 6am-10.30pm
  • House Wine Glass: 180 Baht
  • Corkage: 400 Baht
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa/ Master Card/ Amex/ JCB
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 039-558-055/8
  • Direction: The Bay Restaurant is inside The Dusit Princess, Bailan Beach opposite Police Box Bailan Beach

Bang Bao Beach Area

the_buddha_viewThe Buddha View, offers you a breathtaking panorama view. Located at the end of the pier in Bang Bao fishing village, the Buddha View stands for quality and comfort and is the special getaway for anybody who is yearning for peace and tranquility in a colorful environment amidst village life. Relax in the tropical surrounding with panoramic view of the ocean while enjoying authentic Traditional Thai cuisine or excellent European food. Catch the cool evening breeze with soft lounge music and Buddha beats and enjoy intriguing cocktails and ice cold drinks.

House Specialties:

  1. Delicious Lobster Soup: 180 Baht
  2. Fresh Tiger Prawns with Garlic and Pepper or with Red Curry: 150 Baht/ piece
  3. Chicken with cashew nut: 150 Baht
  4. Grilled or Deep Fried Barracuda Filet with a Choice of Sauce: 250 Baht
  5. Spaghetti Seafood: 295 Baht
  6. Tenderloin Steak with Steamed Vegetables: 320 Baht
  7. Famous Buddha Burger: 200 Baht


  • Opening hours: 8am-12pm
  • House Wine Glass: 120 Baht
  • Corkage: 200 Baht
  • Credit Cards Accepted: No
  • Vegetarian Dishes: Available
  • Telephone: 039-558-157
  • Direction: Buddha View is at Bang Bao Pier on the right side


Where do you like to go in Thailand?

Chiang Mai - 19.1%
Sukhothai - 4%
Ayutthaya - 3%
Pattaya - 30.2%
Hua Hin - 13.1%
Koh Samui - 9.5%
Koh Phi Phi - 4.5%
Phuket - 16.6%

Total votes: 199
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Dec 2011 - 00:00

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