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Lung Pae


Lung Pae is located just off the road to Tanote Bay. The journey there is not challenging, but if you prefer not to ride, a complimentary taxi service is at your disposal for both pick-ups and drop-offs upon request.

Opening Hours

12midday – 11 pm

Price range

120 – 400THB

Lung Pae is one of the best restaurants on the island. Its secluded location makes it a preferred choice primarily among Koh Tao residents. Most tourists often overlook it unless it is explicitly recommended. Owned and run by a friendly and welcoming local Thai family. Lung Pae sits on a mountainside overlooking the local government offices, police station, and Chalok Bay. If you go in the daytime or for sunset, you’ll be able to make out many Koh Tao landmarks from the open-air balcony, including Deisha View and John Suwan viewpoints. 

The venue boasts an extraordinary atmosphere, adorned with tasteful decor, and enveloped by the beauty of nature. Its peaceful and tranquil setting makes it the perfect place to enjoy a tasty meal. The restaurant is happy to take bookings for groups of all sizes. 


The Lung Pae menu caters to diverse tastes, encompassing both Western and Thai preferences. Nevertheless, its renowned specialty lies in its exceptional steak, as few establishments on the island can rival its quality! You can choose from the tenderloin, fillet, rib eye or prime New Zealand cuts. Each dish comes with a side of salad and potatoes. 

The menu at Lung Pae features delectable appetizers, a diverse selection of Thai cuisine encompassing familiar noodle and fried dishes, as well as fish specialties like whole steamed snapper. Additionally, you can enjoy Western classics such as chicken and chips, pasta dishes, and a variety of salads.


Lung Pae’s bar boasts an extensive collection of regional beers and spirits, complemented by a diverse range of cocktails. It’s one of the better restaurants when it comes to ordering a well-made mojito. The mojito is on the 100THB happy hour list, along with Caipirinhas and Caprioskas. 

Most Popular Dishes

Any of the steak dishes, tempura shrimp, whole steamed snapper, fillet steak salad.

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