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The Mother Restaurant

Moo 5 | Bo Phut, Choeng Mon, Bophut 84320, Thailand
+66 82 814 2550
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana fritters” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (40 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
American, Thai, Seafood, European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Moo 5 | Bo Phut, Choeng Mon, Bophut 84320, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The appetizers like spring rolls, fried wontons and tempura shrimp were very good. The Pad Thai was disappointing. My husband got the Tum Yum soup. He wanted it spicy but it wasn’t. He had to have them bring something to add to make it spicy....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 738lorib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was great and we had an amazing masaaman curry. They gave a complimentary dessert which was delicious as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank khush00
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Mother This was our go to restaurant, we were staying at a 5 star restaurant close by but to be honest the food there was pretty ordinary. So we ate at Mother about five times. The meals were ok, good and cheap so I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IPhilip
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This Restaurant is easily accessed as it is located on the main road (across from the Sala Resort and in the general direction of the airport) in the Northeast corner of Samui. Like many "local restaurant", it's not terribly fancy--- but the choices, quality and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We came here following the Reviews on TripAdvisor but we were really dissapointed. The portions are really small. I had Red curry with Chicken and i badly found the chicken in the curry. Was just like a "soup" with 2 pieces of chicken. If you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank superisiiii
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Had lunch, very quiet, gets busy in the evenings. Food was good, service excellent and prices average.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jules P
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I have been to The Mother Restaurant many times, and I just love the Pad See Ew with the big thick flat noodles! Great flavour, and good service. One of the best restaurants in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SmudgeeTheMonkey
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We had dinner here most of the time we were in Koh Samui, the seafood was always good and fresh, and the overall quality also very high, for the price range. Highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank JoaoTRM
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Came twice in two nights while staying at the Sala hotel across the road. Good service with a smile, nice place to sit and watch the street, clean and organised. Food excellent, with a HUGE variety of dishes. Particularly recommend the pha nang curry. Well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank richardaV3820PV
Reviewed 6 October 2018

we enjoyed our lunch there, Its a nice place. Honest food, nice service. Authentic Thai food. Its nice, don't expect miracles.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lou_schreurs
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11 November 2018|
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Response from Jules P | Reviewed this property |
Too far to walk, a local tuk tuk should cost about 50 bhat each The Long Table, almost next door also has amazing food
Katie O
27 January 2017|
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Response from Tourist616992 | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. No reservations required.
15 September 2016|
Response from PanFranek | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I'm not from the restaurant but I spent there some time in bohput. It is approximately about 10 to 12 min drive by a scooter or car.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moo 5 | Bo Phut, Choeng Mon, Bophut 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Choeng Mon
  • Phone Number: +66 82 814 2550
Family run, home style traditional Thai restaurant. Accomodate for all palates, including children and western food. Fresh fish and seafood brought in daily and very friendly family run athmosphere!
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