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The Bad Penny

116 Moo 5, Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 841 2884
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Best cocktails we had in Koh Lanta!

Tad and Yaad run this terrific little bar. "Lanta Lemonade" is brilliant. Really friendly and... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
OdessaScot
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London, United Kingdom
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Great bar , great cocktails and we watched Scotland win at rugby

Really great bar, very friendly American owner, made a great Mai Tai . We came to watch the rugby... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
DorothyandAlan
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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The Bad Penny is a comfortable and entertaining bar that offers a chance to view your favourite sporting events while quenching your thirst with a choice of liquors, wines, beers and cocktails. The blackboard inspired walls inside showcase all of the offerings, prices and specials and if you ask with a smile, they may even lend you a piece of chalk to create your own work of art!
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“great drinks” (3 reviews)
“kantiang bay” (4 reviews)
“chill” (8 reviews)
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116 Moo 5, Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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+66 84 841 2884
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Tad and Yaad run this terrific little bar. "Lanta Lemonade" is brilliant. Really friendly and helpful. Provided great advice on local restaurants that didn't disappoint! A must visit!

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Really great bar, very friendly American owner, made a great Mai Tai . We came to watch the rugby , owner was fantastic and immediately got the game on for us , very chilled atmosphere with a cool and loveable cat that sits at the...More

2  Thank DorothyandAlan
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Had a great night and great drinks at The Bad Penny, spending time with some awesome fellow travellers and losing very badly at trivia! Great venue, best in Kantiang and strong competitor for best bar in Lanta- if you know how to chill out, take...More

1  Thank KatrinaJayne
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

When I travel to Kantiang Bay I have a few drinks in The Bad Penny every night. It is a little hole in the wall bar set back from the road between Scubafish and Drunken Sailors (both of which I can also recommend). The staff...More

2  Thank RobC1958
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Such a cool bar, really nice atmosphere, good selection of liquor, very fair prices. Run by a super cool guy. Great spot to chill after eating in the area. We will be back.

1  Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

During our two month stay on Ko Lanta, The Bad Penny was consistently our bar of choice! It is the perfect blend of tourists and locals/ex-pats. The owner - Tad - is the greatest...he makes it a point to know everyone's name and treat all...More

1  Thank katienicolemejia
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Run by an expat American, the bar had a great comradery and is a fun and enjoyable place to spend your first night... Last night... And all the nights in between. Ps they make a cracking g and t

1  Thank Emily N
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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We didn't stumble upon the Bad Penny until our last night and our only regret was that we didn't find it sooner. The drinks are great, but what really sets the bar apart is its atmosphere: it's a neighborhood bar in the middle of Lanta....More

1  Thank sas723
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Reviewed 22 December 2015

I stay in Kantiang Bay because I love the people I've met at this bar. Everyone has a very chill attitude. It's a welcome home for ex-pats and locals alike. Tad is a great guy with more knowledge about movie trivia than should be possible....More

1  Thank Jen T
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Awesome little bar just set back from the road in Kantiang. Great selection and option of drinks on the menu which will not hurt your pocket. We had a few drinks early in the evening when it was quiet, but a got the sense this...More

1  Thank Michael W
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travelingteacher28
20 December 2017|
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Hi! Yes, the bar is open and they show football matches on the weekend or on request during the week. Have fun!
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