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Happy Elephant

€€ - €€€Seafood, Asian, Thai
78/1 Bophut Beach Road, Thailand
+66 77 245 347
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“red snapper” (18 reviews)
“shrimp” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Soups, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
78/1 Bophut Beach Road, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner in a group of 8. Very nice location, beachfront at the Main Street / Fisherman Village. You can choose from the menu or the selection of seafood. It had Red Snapper, White Snapper, Baracuda, King Prawns, Lobster and Squid. My wife choose...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 205adm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stop here for a meal, you will not regret it. Food is delicious, staff are great. Happy hour cocktails. Recommend the pasta and Thai dishes

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aidaiablaze
Reviewed 1 week ago

We (group of 7) had dinner at Happy Elephant during our holidays in Koh Samui. The food was delicious and very fresh. We tried a few different fishes in different cooking styles. What the makes the difference is the nice setting directly on the beach....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MontyStoller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here for dinner it’s big restaurant seating inside and outside there is a good variety of food both Thai and western.Food was fresh and good servings staff where attentive and happy to have a chat with us.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rickstar35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pass by this restaurant on Wednesday & decided to try it on Friday. Partner was happy with the steak , while I was Super happy with my fried rice !! Service was good even tho the restaurant was busy . Attentive staff. Keep up the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KimmyM354
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We are staying in Chaweng just south of the Fisherman's village and hired a car to do a trip around the island (We did that through the hotel and for around 1300 bht had it for the day - a return car to the village...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vidmar96
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant during dinner time, we couldn’t see the famous view because it was dark. But we sat near the sea a, were served by smiling waiters. The Tom Yum soup was among the best we have had during our visit to Ko...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mm145
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The location was beautiful and that’s it. The food was average and expensive and the service was surprisingly bad.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Noaguy
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Happy Elephant whist trying to narrow down a veggie friendly restaurant along the village strip. What a gem! The staff were attentive and extremely adaptable. We shared a tofu ‘red’ curry made with coconut cream (so it appeared more yellow/pale) and a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mandakinip_13
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Nothing extraordinary, but was very good. I tried a few dishes and they were all good. The view is beautiful and the outside area is shaded so you can enjoy the views and not be in the sun.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tahirina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78/1 Bophut Beach Road, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: +66 77 245 347
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