Klong Muang is (still) a quiet area in the Province of Krabi, although it does host a surprisingly good range of quality dining opportunities. Of course, this choice is incomparable to Klong Muang’s famous southern neighbour, Ao Nang, but those staying in Klong Muang can find plenty of options to satisfy their palate whether they have a taste for seafood, Thai or international cuisine.
Klong Muang is far from being overdeveloped - yet still boasts a few world-class accommodation choices; this is why some the best restaurants in Klong Muang featured in our Top 10 list belong to these internationally recognised resorts. Read on to discover which have made the cut!
- 4 Islands Day Trip
- Rainforest Discovery Tour
- Phi Phi Islands Excursion by Speedboat
- Excursion to Hong Islands via Speedboat
- Ban Bor Thor Kayaking Full-Day Tour
- Sunset Cruise in Catamaran over Andaman Sea
- Whitewater Rafting & 4-Wheel-Drive Adventure
- Phi Phi Islands Tour with Express Boat
- Ao Thalane Kayaking Adventure
- Shared Shuttle: Krabi Airport (KBV)
Sandwich Me may be small in size, but it shows great talents in preparing and serving a wide range of delicious Thai and international dishes. Located on Klong Muang Plaza, this coffee shop and restaurant specialises in simple yet yummy snacks, such as sandwiches (obviously), pad Thai and other easy-to-eat dishes, including vegetarian specialties. Try to get there early as, due to its small size, Sandwich Me is packed almost every night soon after it opens. Prices are affordable. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 17:00 – 22:00
- Location: In Klong Muang Plaza
- Tel: +66 (0)87 892 5581
Malati Indian Restaurant is a stylish venue set on the sumptuous grounds of Sheraton Krabi Resort in Klong Muang. Featuring a modern cubic design with an Arabian twist – the white Islamic geometry ceiling metalwork is superb - the restaurant has an alfresco terrace and a superb dining room that can comfortably host 40 diners in a chic yet casual atmosphere. Malati Indian Restaurant serves authentic Indian and Royal Thai cuisines, and the restaurant’s trained chefs clearly have a deep understanding of how these two types of cuisines can complement each other perfectly. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 23:00
- Location: at Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort
- Tel: +66 (0)75 628 000
This cool venue between Klong Muang Plaza and the entrance of Dusit Thani Krabi Resort owes its name to the excellent Italian coffee (Segafredo Zanetti) it serves, but the range of dishes available is also able to satisfy the pickiest customers. Opening for (late) breakfast, lunch and dinner, you can feast on salads, sandwiches and most of the favourites of Thai cuisine. Featuring a warm and well thought-out décor and a friendly atmosphere, Coffee Club is reasonably priced and has the feel of a home away from home.
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
- Location: Between Klong Muang Plaza and the entrance of Dusit Thani Krabi Resort
- Tel: +66 (0)81 444 2384
Sabai Ba Bar is one of Klong Muang's more unique venues; set right on beachfront, this two-storey restaurant and bar complex is made from an assortment of recycled materials, all arranged in a very artistic and creative way. The end result is the ultimate sundowner spot of the area. Featuring different sections including an Arabian style garden with small stages with transparent curtains on which are set low tables and cushions; standard yet quirky open-sided dining room with brightly table clothes; and a covered terrace reachable via a shaky staircase offering great views over the beach; Sabai Ba Bar is definitely not the usual restaurant, there’s even a superb Thai handicraft shop installed next to the dining room. The menu presents a good selection of Thai and international delicacies as well as a long list of cocktails, all at reasonable prices. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 01:00
- Location: Near the Beach House on Klong Muang beach road
- Tel: +66 (0)81 891 4849
Sunset Bar is the kind of the establishments that made southern Thailand’s reputation for coolness and a worry-free atmosphere. Settled right on Klong Muang Beach, between Nakamanda Resort and The Pelican Residence, this unpretentious venue may not have cost a lot to build – it is made of driftwood, bamboo and thatch, and other recycled materials – yet offers its punters exactly what they are looking for: an affordable local venue at which they can unwind while watching the sun disappears behind the horizon on the Andaman Sea. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
- Location: right on Klong Muang Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)93 021 5373
Baanthai Seafood Restaurant
Located right opposite Nakamanda Resort on Klong Muang beach road, Baanthai Seafood is an unpretentious restaurant specialising in seafood – hence its name – and pizza. The list of dishes available at this simple venue is pretty long as, asides its specialities, Baanthai also serves most of the classics of Thai and western cuisines at fair rates. Featuring an exotic casual décor made of wood, bamboo and tropical plants, Baanthai is as famous for its delicious cuisine as it is for the friendliness of its staff.
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
- Location: Opposite Nakamanda Resort
- Tel: +66 (0)89 873 1340
Motherhouse Bar & Restaurant
This family-run restaurant is the place you should head to if you’re looking for genuine Thai food in Klong Muang. The two sisters in charge here have a real passion for the cuisine of their country, and that passion can be sampled in each flavourful dish they serve at Motherhouse Bar & Restaurant. Located right next to the entrance of Nakamanda Resort, this simple yet spotless open-sided restaurant made of bamboo and thatch (plus a few red bricks) is the perfect place to enjoy local delicacies in a serene atmosphere.
- Opening Hours: 12:00 – 22:15
- Location: Right in front of Nakamanda Resort
- Tel: +66 (0)75 600 133
Bai Thong is the right restaurant choice for those who want to experiment with authentic Thai cuisine. You’ll find all the usual suspects, from squid garlic and pepper to chicken satay to tom yam kung and more. The restaurant’s design could not be more basic as it’s almost a shack but, believe us, it’s a shack that your taste buds will remember. Prices are reasonable, although slightly higher than other similar restaurants in this tranquil area of Krabi. Bai Tong is located about 100 metres before the Nakamanda Resort, when coming from Ao Nang. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
- Location: Diagonally opposite the entrance of Nakamanda Resort
- Tel: +66 (0)81 978 4822
Venezia is a classy Italian restaurant located in the stylish Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra, one of the largest and most luxurious resorts in Klong Muang, situated 15km north of Ao Nang in the Province of Krabi. Set on the resort’s main central building’s first floor and offering indoor and outdoor dining options, the restaurant's décor is superb: classic design with friezes, glossy parquet and marble flooring, small dining alcoves, and a large balcony offering early diners a great sundowner spot. The genuine Italian cuisine served at Venezia is outstanding; the restaurant’s Australian Chef has over 25 years of culinary experience and their commitment to high quality is second-to-none. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 22:00
- Location: at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra
- Tel: +66 (0)75 627 899
Royal Clay Oven Krabi
Royal Clay Oven Krabi is a small, unpretentious affair facing the entrance of Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort in Klong Muang. Featuring a simple and clean design, this excellent restaurant is renowned for its genuine Indian specialities, such as chicken tikka masala, garlic naans and other curries. Despite the fact this is an Indian restaurant, Royal Clay Oven Krabi also serves a fair number of Thai dishes and even pizzas! The atmosphere of the restaurant is pleasant, the staff friendly and prices remain reasonable.
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 23:00
- Location: Diagonally opposite the entrance of Dusit Thani Resort
- Tel: +66 (0)82 411 2463