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Why Not Bar

9 M.5 T.Koh Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 83 644 1333
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The bar of koh lanta

There is no other place to be than this bar since this is really the best one of the island. Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jhon C
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Paris, France
via mobile
Best music, great cocktails and lovely staff! Super fun! Must visit!

Why Not Bar is right on the beach making it a great location for evening drinks. We visited in low... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucylu128
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London, United Kingdom
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Low Season has Arrived Now we are in the low season on Koh Lanta. Why Not Bar open all year. Come enjoy our delicious drinks while one step away from one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, Kantian Beach. Fire Show and Live music will resume at the beginning of the high season in October but you can come enjoy free movie on the screen inside the bar on selected night. We are waiting for your visit.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“fire show” (84 reviews)
“every night” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9 M.5 T.Koh Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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+66 83 644 1333
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"fire show"
in 84 reviews
"every night"
in 33 reviews
"restaurant next door"
in 18 reviews
"kantiang bay"
in 21 reviews
"fun staff"
in 7 reviews
"great live music"
in 7 reviews
"laid back"
in 17 reviews
"great drinks"
in 7 reviews
"great place to chill"
in 4 reviews
"pimalai resort"
in 5 reviews
"thai standards"
in 3 reviews
"chilled vibe"
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"great sunset"
in 4 reviews
"during our stay"
in 7 reviews
"super fun"
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"beach front"
in 5 reviews
"happy hour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no other place to be than this bar since this is really the best one of the island. Nice local beer and friendly staff

Thank Jhon C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why Not Bar is right on the beach making it a great location for evening drinks. We visited in low season for drinks and even though there was not many people in the bar, the staff made it one of the best nights we've had...More

Thank Lucylu128
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good atmosphere, friendly staff, good service. It is the typical Thai pub/bar . Good for some drinks in the evening

Thank Emil Cristian H
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Why this place has such a high rating? Because of its excellent location! But it’s tourist trap. The prices there are much too high compared to other nice places directly at the beach to hang out. You can go there but please mind that they...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Awful place - avoid!!! After reading countless excellent reviews about this place we were excited to hear some good live music and friendly atmosphere . Didn't receive either. Firstly ordered 2 drinks which we had to pay up front for - no problem with that...More

1  Thank Emma P
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Pete C, Owner at Why Not Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Sorry to hear that you didn't have good experience at our bar unlike others who keep coming back for us. I strongly believe that my staff will never try to rip off your money like you claimed. We love our bar and its reputation. We...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

As soon as we found this bar we were in heaven. The bar does live music every night, and fire shows. The guys at the bar are friendly, the cocktails are great and the restaurant next door is cheap and tasty...you need to go here!

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

There are plenty of cool, chilled out beach side bars in koh lanta, so there is no reason to subject yourself to this place. If you like food and drink that it twice the price but half the quality, served to you by staff who...More

1  Thank Nick E
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Why Not 2 days ago. Great Margaritas and beer, good service. We decided to eat at the restaurant next door for lunch, we were 4 adults, 5 kids. We ordered the prawn tempura for one child for lunch, and that night he was...More

3  Thank Amyelva
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This was the first place our group had decided to try out for lunch. The food was okay however the setting was superb! Straight away the level of service wasn't great. The girls working here looked fed up and they looked like they wanted to...More

2  Thank Nicolasellers
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Pete C, Owner at Why Not Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for your honest review for the food experience. However this review should be for the restaurant next door not for us at Why Not Bar since we have no control over their food and service. We are just a small bar and only...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great beach bar with laid back atmosphere. Friendly staff. We enjoyed a lot the live music band in the evenings, you can ask them to play your favorite songs, super entertaining. Free wifi. We didn't try the food but liked the cheap beers. Just a...More

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