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Thailand Restaurant recs in Koh Jum, Koh Lanta and Chiang Mai

AgnesGooch | Nov 4, 201305:08 AM

Heading to Thailand over Xmas/New Years and looking for good Thai food in each location.

Koh Jum is small and I understand most restaurants are at the hotels/bungalows but can anyone recommend a memorable meal. We'll be staying at Luboa Beach (the northernmost beach) but don't mind taking a scooter to another beach or to Koh Pu town or Koh Jum town.

I've been to Koh Lanta before and the only good meals I had were at Time for Lime which was fantastic, and some little place on the main road behind Khlong Dao beach that didn't have an English name. I ate at my small resort and a few others on the beach and they were all boring, dumbed down for farang no matter how many times I told them I wanted it spicy, and had limited menus with the same 10 dishes on pretty much every menu. We are staying on Long Beach this trip and hoping someone might know of somewhere decent to eat because I didn't find any 2 years ago.

Last time I was in Chiang Mai we didn't have any sit down meals - it was all street food which was fine. But I would love to have some typical Isaan food in a sit down restaurant. I've heard of Baanrai Yarmyen which is outside of town, but are there any other good options in the old city?


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