Lonely Beach restaurants – where and what to eat

There are a lot of food options and restaurants at Lonely Beach. From cheap curries over nice burgers to fancy restaurants. In general eating in Lonely Beach can be pretty cheap. If you look out for cheap breakfast, curries or soups you can get a meal from 50 Baht. If you want a fresh and big fish at a fancy restaurant you can easily pay 500 Baht as well.

It is hard to categorize the food places in Lonely Beach. There are a few specialized in international or thai food only. But a lot places offer a big choice of both. There are also restaurants having a menu with only 10 dishes or others that offering 200. Service in general is not the best, but it strongly depends on the place.

Following are all food places at Lonely Beach. It starts with the cheaper places and gets more expensive at the end. You will see prices, cuisine, location and also a little review and specialty to every place below.

All restaurants of Lonely Beach – the food list

Baanmai

The Baanmai Restaurant is one of the best places for thai food at Lonely Beach. Owner and staff are thai people. Service is okay and portions for the price good. Best place for Chicken Curry with coconut milk.

Cuisine: Thai

Price: $-$$

Try: Chicken Curry with coconut milk

Where: Walk the main street south when the street goes up it is on the right side.

Aire Beach Cafe

This new and tiny Cafe is a real enrichment for Lonely Beach. Everything I tasted here was absolutely wonderful. Breakfast, coffee, smoothies. And it has a great vibe to, is at the ocean and has fair prices. I love this place. Unfortunately they don’t server lunch or dinner, but everything they have is awesome.

Cuisine: International

Price: $-$$

Try: Everything! And yoga

Where: When you come from town and walk the big street to the beach go left at the end. After Cancun Bar just a little further.

Dang Seafood

The name is a bit misleading though. In fact you find a huge variety of thai food at this place. You also get the cheapest curry with rice here for only 50 Baht! And it’s delicious too. The small budget backpacker ate here nearly every day and I know why! Fish is also good but plan 400 Baht for that. Very full nearly every night, but still fast and good staff.

Cuisine: Thai

Price: $-$$

Try: Indian style Curry, Fish

Where: When you walk the main street north it is the last restaurant on the left side in the town.

The Kitchen

The kitchen is an institution at Lonely Beach and you should go here at least once. It has really good thai food and cheap prices. Also the atmosphere is nice as the owner is a lovely and funny host. Just be careful if you order “spicy” they take that serious and it can get thai spicy.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $-$$

Try: Pumpkin Curry, Fruit shakes

Where: Walk the main street north it’s close to the end of the town on the left side.

Stone Free

Stone Free is more like a chilled bar with nice live music once in a while. But they also serve food. You write down what you want yourself and they will serve it. The food is good but no highlight, still a nice place to have dinner and some drinks with friends.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $-$$

Try: Papaya Salad

Where: Walk the Soy 2 from the main street. After 50m on the right side.

Joys Cottage

This reggae styled bar and hostel has a restaurant as well. Nice vibe and chilled atmosphere. They offer live music as well on some nights, so enjoy your dinner while listening.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $-$$

Try: Pizza

Where: When you walk the main street north it is one of the last restaurants on the right side in the town.

Cafe Del Sunshine

Cafe Del Sunshine is a beautiful small place. You can get a very good breakfast, coffee and smoothies here. The owner and team are welcoming and helpful. One woman always made my coffee because I didn’t get the right mix, lovely.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $-$$

Try: Breakfast, Smoothie

Where: Walk the main street north take the Soy 1 left. Walk 100 meters and you find it on the left side before Himmel bar.

Sleepy Owl

Sleepy Owl calls himself Coffee & Eatery and in fact they make an excellent coffee. You also get some good choices of breakfast, thai and pizza. They also have very fast internet in the restaurant. Also service was pretty fast compared to some other places.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$

Try: Coffee, Pizza

Where: On the main street directly at the corner to Soy 2.

Rim Tarn Seafood

Don’t get misleaded by the name, they offer a huge amount of dishes! Food is good, can get very crowded at nights. The fish is very fresh and made at the front of the restaurant.

Cuisine: Thai

Price: $$

Try: Fish

Where: On the main street close to the end on the left side if you walk north.

Marcos place

This is more a guesthouse than restaurant, but they serve some italian food as well. Menu is only pizza and lasagna but as Marco is a real italian you get the best pizza in Lonely Beach here!

Cuisine: International

Price: $$

Try: Pizza

Where: Walk down the Soy 2, in the middle on the right side.

Little Eden

The Little Eden has a restaurant as well, serving good food. Nice and quiet location a bit off the main street. Service and price medium but food is tasty. They have some chef specialties on the menu, check them out.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$

Try: Prawns Eden, Breakfast

Where: If you walk the main street south cross the 7 Days then next street right. After some minutes it’s on the left side.

The Magic Garden

Either you love it or you hate it. I really love that place and went here often. Service is bad yes, but atmosphere and food are great. One of the best places for western food. Menu not too big, prices medium.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$

Try: Cordon Bleu, Green Curry

Where: Walk the main street south when the street goes up it is on the right side.

Nature Rocks

Nature Rocks is one of the few restaurants directly at the sandy beach. Nice location with good view. Perfect place for lunch on a beach day or dinner with beautiful sunset. Staff friendly but slow. Thai food good, western food just average, still a good place to eat and rest for a while

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$-$$$

Try: Massaman Curry, Blueberry Lassi

Where: When you come from town the first one on the sandy beach.

Margaritaville

Beside the cocktails you get some good food at this place. Owner is swedish so you get some swedish dishes as well. Small place with small menu, but nice food. Service decent as in a lot of places

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$

Try: Meatballs

Where: End of the main street on the left side if you walk south.

World of Tapas

This is the restaurant at the BB Lonely Beach. Good amount of delicious tapas. Bit too tiny for the price, service okay. If you stay some days at Lonely Beach you should check it out once as you can taste quite a lot of different things.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$-$$$

Try: Tapas menu

Where: Walk the main street south, close to the end on the left side.

Oasis

One of my favorite restaurants in Lonely Beach. The location is great on the top of a side street. The view is great all over Lonely Beach and the sea. Atmosphere very relaxed, service good and food delicious. a bit more expensive, but I ate here a lot, it’s worth it.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$-$$$

Try: Panang Curry, Mango Salad, Sandwiches

Where: Walk the main street south, cross the 7 Days and turn right on the next street. Walk until the end there it is on the right side.

Lonely Beach Resort

The Lonely Beach Resort is one of oldest in Koh Chang and the restaurant as well. Big variety of food, middle prices, service decent. They have some danish dishes as the owner is danish.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$-$$$

Try: Burger

Where: In the middle of the main street right side if you walk north.

Warapura

Warapura is the restaurant of the resort with the same name. It is at the stony beach and has a really nice view and some hammock’s in the restaurant. It’s a bit more fancy and the food delicious. Good for a romantic date with your partner.

Cuisine: Thai & International

Price: $$-$$$

Try: Curries, Duck

Where: Walk the Soy 2 straight until the end and it’s right in front of you.

Lonely Beach Restaurants – some info

All information and reviews I gave here to the food places are just my personal opinion. Maybe you make a complete different experience on your visit. I ate at all this restaurants for a lot of times, but surely I didn’t taste the whole menu. Also places, chefs or staff members come and go. So please just take it as an advisor not a strict and complete guide.

If you want some more information about a place or want to update this site with a new or closed place don’t hesitate to contact me.

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