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Krabi for foodies

Som tam green papaya salad from a roadside stand in Krabi
There are few things more mindblowing than a fresh som tum salad
Fresh local vegetables, blindingly good seafood, fabulous tropical fruits and amazing chefs: Krabi is truly a foodie’s paradise. Southern Thai cuisine is famous all over the country and here you have full access to it, made with the freshest and most succulent ingredients. Whether a banquet in a formal garden restaurant, a tasty one-dish wonder from a street stall, or a snack grabbed from a motorbike sidecar, your tastebuds will be blown away – with one important caveat: if you are serious about food, do follow the advice and seek out the suggestions in the links provided below, as most “tourist Thai” restaurants will serve a poor, watery imitation of the real thing.

Suggested itinerary

Day 1 – Cookery class + night market
Day 2 – Island tour with fishing -> seafood dinner?
Day 3 – Morning market + shopping

For this reason, we’ve also included “culture” in this section: food is such an important part of life here, the two can’t be separated. For good food, you need to “go local” and whenever or wherever you do, you’ll find great food!

Bon appétit!

Krabi Activities & Tours for foodies

Unsure where to start? We have a few organised excursions that will give you a taste (pun intended!) of Krabi’s amazing food culture – click on the links to see full itinerary and make an instant booking.


Last updated: October 24, 2016