Chiang Khong Restaurants

Discussion in 'Restaurants - North Thailand' started by DavidFL, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. #1 DavidFL, Jun 16, 2016
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2016
    Reposting an old thread that went missing

    BREAKFAST
    The best choices are the Tammila or the Bamboo Mexican

    The Tammila
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    Bamboo Mexican
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    DINNER
    4 good choices
    The Baan Maitri - the best THai food
    Rin's Bar - big servings of farang "pub food."
    Bamboo Mexican - the best fresh Mexican food anywhere on the Mekong
    Pan Pan - guesthouse & restaurant open late at night when the others have closed

    BAAN MAITRI
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    The Baan Maitri restaurant has the best Thai food in town.
    It is riverside, downstream from the customs office & between the Rim Nam & Rim Khong restaurants.
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    Cops & governement oficials from Chiang Rai often come to dine here when in town.

    My favourite dishes
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    A Yam Tuna & Apple, with chillies & carrot
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    For an out of this world taste sensation.

    Mekong fish with black pepper
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    Pork fried with herbs & spices
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    THE BAMBOO MEXICAN
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    For the best Mexican on the Khong
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    RIN’S BAR
    Just down from Tammila & The Bamboo Mexican
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    Good drinks / food/ pool Table / PLUS satellite TV where you can watch the MotoGP races live!
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    Plus Rin turn out some pretty good value for money farang food.
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    PAN PAN
    Late at night in Chiang Khong most of the riverside restaurants are closed by 9-9.30PM, with most of their business done late afternoon – dusk – early evening.

    If you get caught out, then give the Pan Pan Guesthouse – Restaurant a go.
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    Its cheap ‘n cheerful
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    & damn good food – as we found out = worthy of a return.
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  2. Ban Pun Rim Khong
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    downstream in Hat Khrai past the Catfish museum & Wat Hat Khrai, at the very end of the road.

    A quiet low key riverside restaurant with tasty inexpensive food.

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    Riverside views
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    Cheap tasty Thai food
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  3. #3 DavidFL, Jun 16, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2016
    Chiang Khong Night Life
    The Wua Han Sankhampang is the adult night spot for a late night out in CK.
    No delinquent teenagers. The customers here are hospital staff / teachers / govt officials.
    The music rocks & the WHS is always tops for a good night out in CK.

    Khun Nit is the owner
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    & in the day time doubles as a CK town policeman & he’s a good one. Very popular & honest.
    He’s been a long time GTR friend for several years so you all be good in CK now.

    The Wua Han has moved location, across the street & further out of town, (opposite Jan Yim)
    A much bigger, smarter, more upmarket, cool place.
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    THE CHIANG ROY PUB
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    opposite Bamboo Mexican
    is a bit of a local sports bar, sometimes with live music
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    popular in high season
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    quiet in low season
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  4. #4 DavidFL, Jun 16, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2016
    Chiang Khong Coffee Shops

    RIDER's COFFEE
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    a spanking new bright colourful air-con coffee shop for bikers.
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    in the main street, upstream after the CK Teak Garden Resort Hotel, towards the cargo port.
    Mike the owner rides a Harley, works in Bangkok with his own engineering company & is a damn good guy.
    Well worth checking out.

    BAAN FAI – Doi CHAANG COFFEE
    In the main street near Nam Khong Riverside hotel
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    they are also open reasonably late 9-9.30PM for a late night cuppa should you need one.
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    RIVERSIDE COFFEE SHOPS with a view

    THE VIEW Coffee the new hot spot for CK
    On R1129, on a hillock new hot spot overlooking the Mekong.
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    Magnificent view but only average food = your paying for the view, but generally it’s “worth it.”

    PANORAMA COFFEE
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    30 Kms downstream. On R1155 between the Lai Ngao viewpoint & Wiang Kaen.
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    Undoubtedly has THE view overlooking the Khong, an unimpeded 180 degree panoramic view up & downstream.

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    Check em out sometime.
     

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  5. #5 DavidFL, Jan 1, 2018
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2018
    The Kieng Kong
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    out of town on R1155.
    A gem of a spot - resort & restaurant overlooking the Mekong, near Huai Ian, downstream from Chiang Khong.
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    A perfect spot for a late afterno0n snack & bevvie after a run along R1155 & / or R1093

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  6. The best coffee in town?

    Chiang Khong Coffee House
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    A quiet very nicely renovated building.
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    Loads of fresh air plus peace & quiet.
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    One of the best cappuccinos I've had for a log long time = I had a second.
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    Highly recommended.

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