Best Places to Eat and Drink in Koh Tao 2024

Best Places to Eat and Drink in Koh Tao 2024

It's no secret that diving in Koh Tao works up quite the appetite! After a day soaking up the sun and exploring the vibrant underwater world, it's time to indulge in the island's exquisite cuisine and refreshing drinks. Koh Tao boasts a variety of remarkable restaurants offering authentic Thai dishes and a range of international cuisine. Whether you're craving traditional Thai flavors or something more western, Koh Tao has something to satisfy every palate. So after a day of adventure, treat yourself to a delicious meal and complete your island experience with cool vibes at a local bar!


Our List of the 6 Best Restaurants on Koh Tao:

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1- Barracuda Restaurant
Barracuda is renowned for its delectable seafood and breathtaking ocean vistas. Offering fresh catches of the day, grilled delicacies, and authentic Thai specialties, the dining experience here is simply unforgettable. With reasonable prices, impeccable service, and two prime locations—an elevated rooftop spot in Sairee Village and a picturesque viewpoint at Darawan—Barracuda stands out as one of Koh Tao's premier dining destinations.

2- Cafe del Sol
Cafe del Sol, established in 1999 on Koh Tao, offers a mix of French and Italian dishes near Mae Haad pier. Start your day with breakfast of champion options like omelettes, German sets, muesli, and fresh juices. For lunch, try their sandwiches, and for dinner, enjoy salads, steaks, burgers, pizzas, and homemade pasta. Save room for desserts like crème brûlée and chocolate mousse. They use home-grown organic veggies and also have a bakery for fresh baguettes and croissants. A must-visit spot for both newbies and returning travelers. The Coral Grand Divers Team loves it there!

3- The French Market
The French Market is a renowned dining spot on the island, situated on the main road in Mae Haad. This Koh Tao restaurant offers a charming patio and a stylish air-conditioned room for enjoying breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It opens early to serve freshly baked butter and chocolate croissants, empanadas, and other artisan pastries. Known for its French traditional and Italian culinary delights, The French Market is famous for dishes like French Cheese fondue and raclette on roasted potato with ham and salami. The Coral Grand Divers Team loves it there!

4- The Gallery Restaurant
The Gallery stands out as one of Koh Tao's top gourmet Thai restaurants, renowned for offering some of the finest Thai cuisine in a breathtaking setting. Perched on the hillside amidst lush natural surroundings, this restaurant treats diners to unparalleled sunset vistas over the ocean, making it one of Thailand's most scenic dining spots.

5- Vegetabowl.
This vegetarian and vegan restaurant offers a delectable selection of healthy and flavorful dishes, presented with creativity and vibrant colors. Indulge in their Buddha bowls, wraps, or refreshing smoothies, each crafted with care. For a personalized touch, customize your own bowl by selecting from a variety of fresh ingredients and delicious sauces. 

6 - Neco Ramen,
Located between Maehaad and Chalok main road and owned by the renowned Japanese chef Miya, offers the perfect fusion of Japanese and Thai flavors. It's the ultimate destination for the best ramen experience ever! The Coral Grand Divers Team loves it there!  


Should we mention that the Coral Grand Divers Team practically calls the Coral Grand beachfront restaurant their second home? They're there almost every single day for lunch, enjoying the delicious food! 


Our List of the 6 Best Bars and Clubs on Koh Tao

Fire Show in Koh Tao, Thailand



1- Maya Beach Club: Located on Sairee Beach, is the perfect spot for sunset drinks and lively Koh Tao party nights by the beach. Popular among locals, it's an ideal daytime hangout for beach lovers. The Coral Grand Divers Team loves it there!

2- The Queens Cabaret Show: A live performance by a troupe of ladyboy and transgender dancers In the heart of Sairee. The 200 TBH entrance fee includes a drink and a whole night of laughing, clapping and singing along! The Coral Grand Divers Team loves it there!

3- The Local: The Local is a well-loved bar on Sairee streets, famous for its lively party nights and welcoming staff. It's the perfect spot to unwind with a cold beer and connect with fellow travelers. With live music, karaoke, and quiz nights, there's always something fun happening here!

4- Lotus Bar: Situated on Sairee Beach at the bottom of the walking street, Lotus Bar offers a delightful setting for sunset drinks. Open from late afternoon until late every day, the bar features sunset drink specials to enjoy as you unwind by the beach. With awesome fire shows and live DJs, Lotus Bar sets the stage for an electrifying party night!

5- The Smoking Dead: A great bar located on Sairee Beach, known for its quirky Mexican themed decor and lively ambiance. While it's renowned for its selection of craft beers, it's the social atmosphere that really draws people in, especially around sunset.

6- Fishbowl: is a beachfront bar on Sairee Beach. Known as one of Koh Tao's liveliest spots, it offers an extensive selection of cocktails, beers, and other beverages. With its lively atmosphere, drinking games, live bands, and dancing.


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