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Art of Life

25, Moo 1 | Fisherman's Village, Bophut 84320, Thailand
+66 80 319 1924
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (9 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, International
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25, Moo 1 | Fisherman's Village, Bophut 84320, Thailand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Art of Life
1. For the seafood lovers
"Thanks to the Art of Life team, we'll be back!"
Julien B
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2. The Tower
"Warm atmosphere, very fresh sea food, friendly staff."
Jean-christophe L
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3. Best seafood platter in Samui
"Real seafood platter “French Way” (cold)."
Audreyr R
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1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just sat down to the best and most varied seafood plater we have ever seen The food was magnificent and fresh and the service fantastic we were made to feel so welcome it could not have been better

1  Thank Murray E
LaurentK276, Propriétaire at Art of Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much it’s alwaus a pleasure to read a review like this. Hope to see you again. Laurent « owner »

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

From the decor and food, this place is fabulous! Fresh seafood imported and delicious crisp white wine to go with it. A real must!!

Thank EJsam
Laurent K, Propriétaire at Art of Life, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Hope to see you again. Laurent « owner »

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is on the corner of the main street and we entered and was shown a table by some men who were just finishing their meal. as we looked at the menu one of the chaps said you should try a tasting plate of oysters...More

1  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is THE place to be if you like oysters; I mean European oysters, not the local ones ... not less than 3 types of oysters are proposed and all are great, fresh and served with nice salty butter and nice bread , like at...More

Thank Domsamui
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Last Monday I had dinner with my family in this new France sea food restaurant ex Karma. We order ostrich, sardines and more all very delicious just the fish soup was avarage for my test.

Thank Luca F
Laurent K, Propriétaire at Art of Life, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you very much so happy to read ! Hope to see you again and I go to test our fish soup. Best regards Laurent « owner »

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch with seafood (shrimps, squid, prawns). Both starter and main course perfectly cooked. The prices are correct, restaurant is located close to Fishermen village's entrance, I would highly recommend if you want to have lunch / dinner in this area :)

Thank Vincent T
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Art of Life is situated conveniently on the corner at the bottom of Fisherman's Wharf. There is ample seating both at street level and upstairs that overlooks the bustling street below. We had the 'Seafood Tower' that offered a great variety of Shellfish, Crab and...More

Thank Marcus H
Laurent K, Propriétaire at Art of Life, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

a big thank you for your opinion. This will allow us to strengthen our convictions and have the pleasure of making you enjoy delicious fresh seafood imported from RUNGIS. Thank you Laurent "Owner"

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant twice during this trip to Bo Phut Fisherman's village. Location is right in the centre of fisherman's village by central pier, on opposite corner to Karma Sutra restaurant also owned by same person. The restaurant is split level,open on two...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Had the James Bond irish oyster set here yesterday with my wife. We actually sat at the sister restaurant across the street but we could order from Art of Life. We sent back one oyster which was replaced. After that I had one which was...More

Thank Joakim H
Laurent K, Propriétaire at Art of Life, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018
Google Translation

Madame , Monsieur, Dans un premier temps veuillez, mais alors très sincèrement, accepter nos plus humbles excuses, cela me laisse...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had a quick stop in at Fishermans Village and came across this little gem. If you love seafood then this place should be number one on your list. Amazing food and amazing staff. Service is top notch.

Thank Kerry C
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Christian P
4 May 2018|
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Response from LaurentK276 | Property representative |
Merci et à bientôt.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25, Moo 1 | Fisherman's Village, Bophut 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut
  • Phone Number: +66 80 319 1924
  • E-mail
Oyster and seafood house executive chef christophe scali from france. Specialities from the sea: fresh oysters, bouillabaisse, seafood platters fresh style, mediterranean sardines, sole meunière, traditional fish soup home made, lobsters, brown crab. Specialities from the earth : lamb shank 5 hours, earth and sea beef filet, prime rib charolais « cote de Boeuf ». In the heart of fisherman’s village across the Karma Sutra bar and kitchen.
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