nightlife

Crow Bar Village and Bar

Crow Bar in the Jungle Chaloklum Koh Phangan

The Crow Bar is hidden in the jungle outside the main Chaloklum village  along  a winding and rutted dirt track . With a loyal local following, the bar offers sanctuary and a change of scenery from the village main road. Built on a wooden platform, Crow bar is like a cozy village local pub in the […]

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Zhaba Jazz Bar

Zhaba Russian Jazz Bar Chaloklum Koh Phangan Thailand

Zhaba Jazz Bar is the newest addition to the Chaloklum nightlife and bar scene. Located in a beautifully refurbished traditional wooden seaside shop house on the Chaloklum main road, the bar’s interior is decorated in refinished wood with soft lighting and posters of old jazz shows and performances past. As the name suggests the vibe is Jazz, with a wide […]

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Cucina Italiana, Cafe Della Moca

Excellent Family style Italian Food in Chaloklum Koh Phangan Thailand

The Italian Restaurant, Jenni’s Place, Cucina Italiana, Cafe Della Mocca, Boskow Nightlight — whatever its name actually is  —  is perhaps one of the best of all possible reasons to visit Chaloklum Fishing Village. The restaurant is on the high road through the village and has occupied the same shop house on the ocean for the better part of 10 years. While it officially […]

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Chaloklum: How the Other Side Lives

Rainbow over Chaloklum Bay Koh Phangan Thailand

Photo by J Scott Edwards Perhaps to its detriment, the island of Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand has become infamous for the Full Moon parties that rage monthly through the town of Haadrin. International media coverage and even local perception in neighboring provinces is often unfavorable. I often find, that, when Koh Phangan […]

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Marmalade Session at Omega Bar

Omega Bar at Chaloklum, Koh Phangan, Thailand

Omega Bar is located just outside Chaloklum Fishing Village on the main road in from Thongsala. Situated in a  garden bar along the “autobahn”, Omega Bar is the musical heart of Chaloklum Bay and is on its second incarnation after moving out of the village centre. The weekly Wednesday jam session, Art Music at Omega […]

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The World’s End Cafe and Restaurant

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The World’s End is located on Koh Phangan in Central Chaloklum directly across from the Government Pier, and is by far the most popular breakfast destination in Chaloklum village. With a wonderful breakfast and lunch menu, the World’s end is a favorite with tourists and Chaloklum locals alike. The menu is interesting, international and varied […]

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Chaloklum Fishing Village

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Because of its easy access to Thongsala, Koh Phangan’s main town, and its great services, Chaloklum is popular with long-stay travelers and international residents and business owners as well as holiday travellers.

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Cafe Del Mar

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Owned and operated by a mildly insane but good natured dutchman, Cafe Del Mar is located right on the beach in Chaloklum Bay just outside the main village. As the name suggests, the atmosphere is chilled and the music has a house vibe. By day, Cafe del Mar operates as a water sports center offering […]

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Nong Nook Seafood

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Nong Nook Seafood is a mainstay of the Chaloklum Village seafood restaurants and has had almost as many locations as there are different kinds of seafood in the village. Typical of Chaloklum, it is a family run concern and everyone gets involved. Nong Nook’s current location bridges the main road with the owners sleeping quarters […]

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The Lost Dog Cafe

Lost dog Cafe and bar Chaloklum Koh Phangan Thailand

Located in the heart of Chaloklum Fishing Village is the Lost Dog Cafe. Serving food and drink from mid-afternoon until the early hours, the Lost Dog is a good place for a late lunch after a night out, a sunset drink and dinner on the beach-side patio, or pool and cocktails until you drop. Food […]

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