Gecko Republic

This Restaurant is temporarily closed but will open again soon.

Location: Gecko Republic is located on the outskirts of Chalok Baan Khao, on the main road between Tukta Thai Food and Aukotan supermarket

Opening hours: 10am – 8pm

Price range: 80 – 180THB

Gecko Republic is a 100% vegan café with an on-site eco-hostel. It’s spacious, large, and airy dining area is rustic and welcoming, and many of the café’s design features have been made using recycled materials. Wooden pallets, in particular, have been used to create wall features and partitions that also act as plant boxes for flowers and herbs. 

Gecko Republic is incredibly environmentally aware, and in addition to its upcycled features offers free filtered drinking water, metal straws with all drinks, and delivery containers are 100% biodegradable. They also home grow their own organic plants like mint, basil, and butterfly peas for their ingredients and garnishes. 


The menu at Gecko Republic caters for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu is based on a philosophy of using local ingredients with a western fusion twist. Breakfast options include smoothie bowls, fresh Vietnamese rolls, fruit salad, and flatbreads. Lunch and dinner are best enjoyed by ordering one of Gecko Republic’s signature flatbreads with some of their delicious vegan tapas dishes like green curry hummus, spring bean salad, red curry lentils, and roasted red pepper and tomato dip. This is a great way to try a few different dishes, especially if there are a few of you. Simply choose your flatbreads, order up a bunch of tapas side dishes, and let your healthy culinary adventure begin! 


As one of the healthier eating establishments on Koh Tao, the main trade in drinks is smoothies, shakes, fresh fruit juices, kombucha, and Gecko Republic’s own infusions such as their butterfly pea and lime soda. Soft drinks, coffees, teas, and a range of local beers are available in addition, and there is also a small cocktail menu. 

Most Popular Dishes

Coco French toast, signature flatbreads, sweet potato fries, vegan tapas.

Gecko Republic Restaurant Koh Tao