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Somtum Inter in Ao Ban Tai

Phangan Island Restaurants | Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan

Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan on Koh Phangan is a fairly new restaurant to the area and it is already getting rave reviews. Somtum, the restaurant's namesake, is a salad made from green papayas that is just yummy. Because the salad is classic Northeastern Thai (or Isaan), Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan specializes in northeastern Thai food. There are seven different types of Som Tum at Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan.

You can stop off for a meal at Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan on your way to Haad Rin beach because it is located on the main road from Thongsala to that famous Full Moon Party beach. Koh Phangan is famous for its Full Moon parties that take place every night that a full moon is shining over the beautiful, Haad Rin beach. Start for the beach early and stop at Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan for a great meal to tide you over until the party gets fully underway.

The food at Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan is prepared with the highest quality in mind, and it's all very fresh and very good. Some of the dishes at Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan are very hot (as in spicy), so if you would prefer the dishes to be prepared not quite so hot, memorize this phrase: "pet nit-noy," which means, "only a little bit spicy."

Other dishes to try at Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan include Naam Tok Muu, a spicy pork salad with lime dressing; Kooh Muu Yang, is barbecue pork with a spicy dipping sauce; and Muu daed diau, a deep fried and sun-dried pork, also with a spicy dipping sauce. The sticky rice goes well with every meal at Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan.

The village where Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan is located is actually quite small and is called, "Baan Hin Song Gon." It gets its name from two prominent rocks along the nearby beach. When you see the blue petrol station, "POil," near Ban Tai on Koh Phangan, you will be just a few meters from Somtum Inter on Koh Phangan.


Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009