Great restaurants in Haad Mae Haad and Chaloklum are mostly resort-owned venues, where you can dine in the sand with spectacular views of the Andaman Sea. Seafood restaurants dominate the areas' dining scene, though you can find a few specialising in Italian, Dutch and English cuisine.

    Haad Mae Haad and Chaloklum are relatively peaceful even during high season, attracting those who prefer a laidback dining experience in Koh Phangan. Check out our guide to the best places to eat in Haad Mae Haad and Chaloklum.


    Koh Ma Beach

    Open-air dining with sea views

    Koh Ma Beach Resort's open-air onsite restaurant serves Thai, seafood and Western dishes with views of the sea and some of Koh Phangan's most beautiful sunsets. The restaurant shares the view with the aptly-named Sunset Bar right on the sand and features a large terrace and lacquered teak wood interiors. Many come to the spot just before sunset for gorgeous views of the beach and the Andaman Sea.

    Location: 106/3 M.7 Haad Mae Haad, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

    Phone: +66 (0)77 374 173


    Sunshine Restaurant

    Homemade Italian pasta and Thai delights

    Sunshine is a friendly, family-run restaurant in Koh Phangan, just outside Haad Mae Haad Beach. It's a great place to enjoy homemade pizzas and pasta, thanks to its open-sided and roomy dining space. There's also a selection of affordable yet authentic Thai food if you want to try some local fare. 

    Location: Haad Mae Haad, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 11 pm

    Phone: +66 (0)87 888 3244


    Wang Sai Restaurant

    Thai cuisine on the beachfront

    Wang Sai Restaurant is part of a resort of the same name. With teakwood fittings and a predominantly Thai menu, it's a great option for a casual meal by the sea. The restaurant is within a 10-minute walk of Mae Haad Beach in Koh Phangan. 

    Location: Haad Mae Haad, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

    Open: Daily from 7 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +66 (0)77 374 238

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