Koh Phi Phi is one of Thailand
’s most stunning islands, with crystal blue water lapping the white sand. Phi Phi is a popular tourist destination with a reputation for exuberant nightlife and delicious local food. Whether you have a few weeks or a couple of days, there are plenty of places on the island to relax in paradise and enjoy an authentic Thai meal. Here’s our list of the top 10 restaurants in Koh Phi Phi.
Scuba diving off Koh Phi Phi, Thailand | © Ilse Reijs and Jan-Noud Hutten/Flickr
Grand PP Arcade
Restaurant, American, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian, $$$
One of the healthy breakfast options | © Grand PP Arcade
Grand PP Arcade
If looking for a flavorsome feast, centrally located Grand PP Arcade is an unmissable spot. Open early for breakfast, the batch of banana pancakes here is huge and the spring rolls are crispy, light and delicious. Tasty vegetarian and vegan recipes are available in abundance here too, and although not typical of a Thai restaurant, the variety of cupcakes on offer here are extremely good.
Grand PP Arcade,104/16 Moo. 7, Ao Nang, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand +66 80 538 2608
Set in the center of all the island’s action, Unni’s Restaurant is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat before a night out on the beachfront bars. Arrive early in the evening to increase your chances of securing a table on the patio, the most sought after spot in the restaurant, which offers a great view over the surrounding seascape. Try Unni’s famous avocado smash with feta and tomato on bread for a starter, followed by the peri peri chicken, or the chicken and cashew nut stir-fry. The cocktails here are some of the best on the island. Our two favorites are the espresso martini and, a must try when in Thailand, the mai tai.
Unni’s Restaurant, 125/36 Moo 7, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
Ton Sai Seafood Restaurant is arguably the best beachfront joint on Phi Phi. The portions are generous, the staff are incredibly friendly, and the views are unbeatable. It’s highly recommended to visit in the early evening to enjoy the views of a glorious sunset whilst dining. The steamed fish with lemon and garlic here is delicious, and a top dessert choice is the banana fritter with custard. The restaurant has outdoor seating only, so check the weather forecast before calling in, especially during monsoon season.
Tonsai Seafood, Tonsai Village, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand