The range of restaurants, food stalls and other dining options on Koh Phangan is vast and is guaranteed to suit even the fussiest of eaters! Those wanting to budget will find street vendors offering favourites such as Pad Thai, BBQ pork and fried fish whilst those looking for fine dining will be spoilt for choice with a variety of upmarket restaurant options available.
Recommended Restaurants at Koh Phangan
Thai restaurants and food stalls use the finest and freshest ingredients from the Island and the overall quality of the produce is reflected in their dishes. The food market in Thongsala houses an abundance of stalls offering traditional Thai food at incredible prices. Be tempted by the Thai dessert stalls which offer elegant and colourful sugary treats crafted using recipes passed on through generations. Also worth the trip are the restaurants which surround the small fishing fleet at Chaloklum (offering the best fish dishes on the island) and the Thai style BBQS along Baan Tai road.
Those interested in cooking Thai food can visit the fresh food market in Thongsala where every imaginable ingredient can be found from the freshest of fish to the ripest banana! Cookery courses are also available on the island with English speaking chefs.
International cuisine can be found throughout the Island for those wanting a ‘taste of home’ or a change from Thai fare. Farang/Thai owned eateries are commonplace and quality produce such as steaks, cheese and wines are often sourced from abroad. International options are too vast to list but include Mexican, French, British, Scandinavian, Italian and Indian.