Restaurant

Nuis Issan Restaurant

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Nuis Issan Restaurant is located just outside Chaloklum on the main road to Thong Sala, between the Elephant Sanctuary and the petrol garage. Serving excellent Thai food at (almost) street food prices, Nui (the owner) has very quickly built up a reputation as one of the best Thai food outlets in the village.

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Gai Joe’s

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One of the newer Thai food restaurants in Chaloklum, Gai Joe’s can be found right opposite 7-11. It’s a great spot to stop for a very reasonably priced cold beer and simply watch the world go by at Chaloklum’s busiest intersection. The ever friendly Joe (pictured) offers real Thai food at real Thai prices. Highly […]

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Nois Authentic Thai food

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For those who want a more authentic Thai food experience, Noi’s presents a great option. Nestled in a coconut grove and set back from the main road on the western outskirts of Chaloklum, you’ll find yourself perched on plastic chairs at home made tables. Noi’s offer Thai favourites such as Naam Dok (spicy pork), pork […]

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The Holy Grill

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The latest addition to Chaloklum’s bar and restaurant scene, the Holy Grill offers barbequed skewers, burgers, ribs, fresh fish and a large selection of tasty sides. The Holy Grill is located right in the middle of the village with a covered bar / restaurant area and a large, grass lawn garden with covered tables. Facilities […]

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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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Chaloklum Map and Directory in Google Maps

View Chaloklum Koh Phangan Thailand in a larger map This is an attempt to map Chaloklum businesses and points of interest discussed on the pages using Google Maps and the new Google Earth 3D plugin. So far the World’s End, The Lost Dog, Cafe del Mar, Nong Nook Seafood, 7-11, the DVD Shop, Nopporn Pharmacy, […]

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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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