Takola Restaurant (Opening Hours 07.00 – 23.00)
Unforgettable moments of happiness can sometimes come along in the form of the most delicious food. Located within a pleasant ambiance, “Devasom Khao Lak” is proud to bring you Takola Restaurant, offering authentic Southern Thai cuisine and a variety of delicacies from sunrise to sunset. Made from the heart, fall in love with special dishes cooked to perfection with fresh, quality ingredients. But most importantly, taste the charm of original flavors, created by a team of experienced Thai chefs.
Authentic Thai Cuisine in Khao Lak
Whether it be local Thai food from the South such as Moo Hong and Chili Kung Paste, traditional Thai dishes such as Ma Hor and Crab Curry with Betel Leaves or popular dishes such as Pad Thai and Tom Yum Goong, guests are guaranteed a delectable experience. Visitors to Khao Lak may be surprised to find our extensive wine cellar, holding fine wines from both the Old World and the New World, including Thailand. Ask your server for a wine pairing recommendation from Takola Restaurant’s extensive wine selection. Takola Restaurant also offers one of Khao Lak’s best breakfast buffets, with an extensive range of vegan and non-vegan options, including local favorites, international comfort food as well as daily specials. Savor in a selection of local food, snacks and famous street food.
Bib Gourmand, Michelin Guide 2021 and 2022
Selected as only one of four restaurants in Thailand’s, Phang Nga Province by the prestigious Michelin Guide, we are proud to have received the ‘Bib Gourmand’ MICHELIN Guide Thailand Award in 2021 and 2022. Those who have a fascination with Thai cuisine should certainly not miss these original Thai recipes!
Relax outdoors, close to nature with full view of the lagoon and sea.
Every single dish is served from the heart to delight your taste buds.
Indulge in a wide and varied breakfast buffet, including local and international dishes, as well as daily specials.
Experience the aesthetics of dining created from the perfect combination of ambiance, delicious food and exclusive wine selections from all over the world.
Fine Dining in Khao Lak
Takola Restaurant offers sophisticated Thai Cuisine. We serve a variety of dishes for guests to indulge in the flavors and aromas created by the mix of authentic seasoning and local ingredients. Not only does our clean, natural and local menu benefit your health, it also supports the community. Experience the cultural heritage of the significant historical port of Takuapa through food.
Recommended Thai Dishes
“Moo Hong” (Stewed Pork Belly)
“Moo Hong” is a traditional dish inherited from local recipes. A mild cinnamon aroma with a soft, juicy and savory flavor of pork belly marinated with soy sauce, palm sugar, garlic, coriander and black pepper until absorbed deeply, combined with a meticulous cooking process for more than two hours until the “Moo Hong” gets the sweet, salty and mellow taste just right. “Moo Hong” is considered to be one of the common dishes of the Hokkien Chinese that migrated to the southern region where the word “Hong” means to boil the pork meat into all its seasonings.
Cooked and served in the style of Takola Restaurant, “Moo Hong” is a popular local dish from Southern Thailand.
This particular process includes stir frying and stewing until each seasoning is absorbed into the meat. So flavorful you can feel the juiciness of the pork – salty, sweet, mellow and the divine scent of cinnamon.
“Shrimp Chili Paste”
“Shrimp Chili Paste” is a local dish from the South, delivering rich and intense flavors. The chef has created a unique taste by adding ingredients like garlic, fine shrimp paste, dried shrimp and chili to grill and deliver a mouth-watering aroma. Before pounding with shrimp chili paste, the sides are served with a variety of boiled vegetables, recommended to be eaten with boiled eggs and “Khao Dok Kha” (local rice of Phang Nga Province). Experience a bold taste blended with the crunchiness of the Shrimp Chili Paste.
Preparing ingredients with expert skill and cooked from the heart
A flavorful Shrimp Chili Paste of the Southern Kitchen Recipe
“Khao Dok Kha” indegenious local rice planted in Phang Nga Province.
It is rich in healthy vitamins and helps support products from the community.
“Ma Hor” a traditional Thai snack that’s hard to find and requires stir-fry filling which has a detailed process of controlling temperature, seasoning and more. Served in the style of “Takola Restaurant”, the chef stir-fries it with minced pork and prawns mixed with garlic, palm sugar and other ingredients until the taste turns mellow and rich. The filling is soft and chewy, served with citrus fruits such as kiwi, oranges and Phuket pineapples – the most exquisite combination.
We cook every dish with determination
“Ma Hor”, a traditional and refreshing Thai appetizer
“Crab Curry with Betel Leaves”
If you’re a Crab Curry with Betel leaves lover, you certainly won’t want to miss this! An intense curry paste made with coconut milk combined with sweet, fresh crab meat with a selection of only fresh crabs from the local fishermen of Ban Nam Khem and the nearby community.
Fresh ingredients from the sea bought from local fishermen for a rich crab curry with betel leaves.
Organic vegetables planted in a small garden behind the kitchen, healthy for both the mind and body : )
“Crab Curry with Betel Leaves”, a rich flavored curry perfectly paired with vermicelli noodles.
“Tom Yum Goong”
“Tom Yum Goong” is a popular Thai dish served at “Takola Restaurant”. Tom Yum clear soup is a traditional recipe made with Thai herbs – salty, spicy, sour and tamarind. What completes this dish at Takola Restaurant is that the shrimps are unbelievably fresh, bought from local villagers. This is definitely as tasty as it gets.
“Tom Yum Goong”, a traditional recipe full of creative flavors!
In order for all guests to experience a tasteful dish of the royal Pad Thai Chef – there’s a secret recipe to this. The noodles are delicate, blending traditional recipes including ingredients such as fresh chili, dried chili, red chili and more. Served with banana flower, asiatica leaf and various vegetables give it a touch of the authentic Pad Thai.
“Pad Thai”, a delicate but tasty recipe with intense flavors. Noodle lovers cannot miss this Pad Thai in Khao Lak!
“Stir Fried Prawn with Kapi Shrimp Paste Sauce”
A tasty local’s favorite dish at Takola. We use local Phang Nga shrimp paste, known for its superior flavor, stir fried with large prawn, fresh leek and coconut shoot from local farms.
The delicious aroma of the Southern Kitchen loved by many people
“Gaeng Leung Pla”
Very spicy and flavourful yellow curry with fresh sea bass, cooked according to an authentic Southern Thai recipe, with fresh yellow curry ingredients, tamarind and assorted vegetables.
Tasty original and spicy Southern dishes
Coconut Ice Cream ‘Takola’
Thai styled coconut gelato with fresh coconut meat and assorted condiments served in a coconut half.
Sweet and refreshing homemade coconut ice-cream