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Bang Niang Market

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We visited the market on 2 occasions during our stay and met some wonderful people. Stall holders... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ellon, United Kingdom
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Nice little market for an afternoon out.

Visited the market a couple of times during our stay. It doesn't really get going till about 3 in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane F
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  • Average21%
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Phet Kasem Road,Khuek Khak, Takua Pa, Thailand
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly to all the naysayers talking down this place, what did you expect from a Thai market? Genuine Ralph Lauren clothes and gold watches? You idiots. We’ve been to Khao Lak 3 times now over a 5 year period and always have a great few...More

9  Thank Alexander S
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We were having a good time here having picked up a good few bargains. Bare in mind that as a westerner they will tell you a false first high price in hope you will barter down slightly to a still false high price - BUT...More

7  Thank AndrewG94
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Visited the market Saturday night for 2 1/2 hours due to return taxi that was already booked, we found this to be 1 1/2 hours too long!. A good selection of street food to the front of the market, local fresh food available at the...More

Thank kango1963
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow! What an experience! I’ve never been to a market where people are singing & dancing whilst eating food & buying their wares from the next stall! Market stalls with WiFi & people going around offering you fried bugs whilst you have a beer or...More

Thank tinagraham70
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the market on 2 occasions during our stay and met some wonderful people. Stall holders were polite and not pushy. Haggling for a decent price was all part of the fun. We bought a few good quality items from the various stalls for...More

Thank pmca1159
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the market a couple of times during our stay. It doesn't really get going till about 3 in the afternoon then carries on til 9ish. Our first visit was on Saturday, heaving with visitors there were quite a few interesting stalls to buy souvenirs...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Monday afternoon. Although most stalls were opened, there were hardly any customers. You’ll find cooked food stores, groceries, souvenirs, T-shirts & “copy” handbags, etc. We’re not the shopping type so didn’t find anything interesting. Wanted to get some snacks but most...More

1  Thank Avril60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here only the one time (would have liked to go again). Found lots of interesting items and different food items to try. Really enjoyed our extended stop at Mr Chay bar as well.

Thank Roxxy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great market. Heaps to look at from clothes souvenirs food wood work etc. A must to visit. It dors get very dusty and hot, so would recommend going from 5.30 to 6ish when getting dark. There is a stall that sells fried and dried bugs!...More

Thank rebeccaaF3833VO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to spend some time and get a spot of shopping done. There is a great selection of bags and clothes and shoes on offer, most of good quality. The food stalls at the start of the market are great to...More

Thank charize
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An ok Market to visit with a few bars with cheap drinks. Plenty of food options including deep fried bugs. Same trinkets and clothes in most stalls but there was few different stall with hand made local stuff. It's a place to barter or you...More

Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bang Niang market is definitely worth a visit even if you do not buy anything whilst there. The Thais have mastered the art of imitation goods and there are no end of stalls selling fake designer t-shirts, watches, handbags and even bose stereos. Most of...More

Thank Loraine R
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Mahlika S
19 September 2018|
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Response from 542bilalp | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure about the timings in December but the market stayed open until 10pm when we visited in July. In terms of halal options there are couple of food stalls that serve halal food with Muslim owners. However it... More
30 July 2018|
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Response from Tiger66ni | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t see any and I’m not that adventurous to try! Sorry!!
4 July 2018|
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Response from KathyCapeTown | Reviewed this property |
It is cheaper for you than SA visitors. You will still have a good time on 100 a day. Pad Thai is about 120 baht and very tasty.