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Whole Earth Restaurant

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88 Th Si Donchai, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 282 463
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Venice, Florida
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109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful and inviting at night, Whole Earth was recommended by our hotel staff. Easy access if you are at the nightly market. The food was just okay, not great.

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Thank Marla52674
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

- Sizeable restaurant with indoor, outdoor and deck seating. - We shared a number of dishes, spicier than expected. - Didn't check for WiFi. - Toilets. We were wowed on arrival at the venue. It has a large ground space with many outdoor features and prominent deck with bar and seating on the front of the property. Set toward the... More 

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Thank Chris H
London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food here was unreal. We loved that you have to take off your shoes to enter and the setting/ decor was beautiful. Best panang red curry I've ever had. Great service and a lovely experience. Very romantic too- would 100% visit again

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Thank Sherri A
Malvern, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As above delicious and beautifully cooked, I also had TomYum soup, i asked for medium spicy and it was still a little too hot even though I quite like hot food, this was also delicious.

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Thank canonjones
Bangkok, Thailand
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's best to make a reservation at this restaurant as it can get quite busy, especially during school holidays or weekends. I enjoyed the variety of Thai and Indian dishes, and appreciated the amount of vegetarian options. Being a vegan, it can get tricky finding a place that doesn't use any animal products such as chicken stock or butter in... More 

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Thank HanoiAsh
Bangkok, Thailand
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a sentimental attachment to this restaurant, having been one of the few in Chiang Mai 25 years ago that offered vegetarian options. The restaurant is inside a Thai wooden house. If the weather is fine, sitting outside on the veranda in the evening is particularly enjoyable. The night my family and I visited recently we had a wonderful... More 

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Thank LastStopBangkok
Los Angeles
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very well designed in a beautiful garden. At night I'm sure it's even better with the lights. The service was OK but a bit cold. Nothing wrong, just not very friendly. There's Thai or Indian food. We only tried the Thai food but it was mediocre as well. Maybe the Indian is better.

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Thank rb76
Paris, France
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close from the night market area, some 400meters, the decor is very nice. Food is very well done but limited on the meat side (no beef or pork)

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Thank HGBParis
Byron, Georgia
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125 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing you will notice is the ambience. This restaurant is gorgeous. There is an outdoor bar that rests just beyond the main dining quarters while chic, petite tables and chairs line the outside of the floor to ceiling glass windows and walls of the picturesque villa. You'll want to take pictures, certainly. Unfortunately, our food didn't quite match... More 

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Thank Q M
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only had lunch there, so we didn't get the evening atmosphere with the lights and music. We did get though, a peaceful tasty lunch. Food was superb. They even asked how spicy we want our curry. Service was also very good. Prices were higher than normal. Located right on the border of night bazar . Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Th Si Donchai, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 282 463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?