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Au Bon Coin

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352/104 Moo 12 | Nongprue, Banglamung, Pattaya 20150, Thailand
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+66 38 364 542
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Au Bon Coin is hidden away in a suburban bungalow in Pattaya. You walk up the drive, with lights under the trees and shrubs, until you come to the kitchen on one side of the house. Greetings as you go in, and a blackboard with today's specials lead you to what was once the verandah, sloping gently to let the... More 

1 Thank Dugan C
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Our third or fourth visit, and we remain quite happy. Wonderful environment, albeit not easy to find. Very good to excellent Thai and French food. The fish was perfectly prepared. The wine cellar is adorable, albeit small, but sufficiently stocked with some great, reasonably priced labels. Not an exhaustive list, but happy we were with several top-shelf, old family labels.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Located in a small soi, au bon coin stand in charming house. The ambiance is cosy and Jose the owner is a charming host whom know what s he is doing. I had a superb ris d agneau and a gambas choux farcis, my clients were also very happy with their choice. Amazing food, perfectly executed and very tasty, experience... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

My favourite dish is the 4 hour lamb stew! ***** It is excellent. I've tried to recreate it at home in NYC by using any lamb stew recipe and cooking it for four hours. It is never the same as in Pattaya. I don't get to Pattaya but once a year and a trip or two to Au Bon Coin... More 

Thank cooleynyc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is some of the best food you will find in Pattaya. Top quality every time we go, friendly staff and great wine selection. Perfect for a date or a dinner with friends. Try the 5 hour lamb, it melts in your mouth.

Thank KriskowDK
Broadbeach, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My holiday to LOS, basically designed to revisit my favourite Pattaya restaurants, continued tonight at Au Bon Coin in Jomtien Beach, Pattaya. There is lots I could say about this rather unique restaurant but just read the EXCELLENT reports here on TA because, in my humble opinion, they are all accurate However, I would like to share a story. After... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I've been to this place at least 10 times and will keep coming back as long as they make their signature 5 hour lamb(you don't need to wait for it that long). The food is just simply amazing . The pan fried gras, the 5hour lamb, the cheese plate, mustard rabbit, hazelnut ice cream . Everything!! Highly highly recommend it.

Thank Arthur S
Pattaya, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The first thing to mention is that it is hard to find, tucked away on an unmade road you could drive or walk past it without even being aware that it's there! However it is worth the effort and when you enter the restaurant, you find yourself in a warm and relaxing atmosphere that you seldom encounter nowadays. I always... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This has been my favourite ror many years now, Love the place, food always perfect, the foui gras ( misspelled haha ), great steaks,. Romantic setting. Absolutely brillant. Book a table, always full, not that big

Thank per-god
Oslo, Norway
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have been here 4 times over 3 years. The food is truly amazing, French at the heart. So much of passion from the owner, Josef. The service is good, but nothing to brag about. I try many dishes over the years, just perfect in any way. Fresh ingredients, deep flavors and lot of love. Highly recommended.

Thank Amund T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352/104 Moo 12 | Nongprue, Banglamung, Pattaya 20150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chonburi Province  >  Pattaya
  • Phone Number: +66 38 364 542

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