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The Islander

Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, European, Asian, Thai, British, Pub, Australian
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166/79 Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 77 230 836
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We remembered the place from our last vist abt 4 yrs ago and still was fun to be here again. Inexpensive food, great service and lovely staff. Keep up the good work.

Thank Satyen A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our stay in chewang, my boyfriend and I came here a few times... It was at a point in the holiday where we were just really craving 'normal' food. I got the sausage and mash, and my boyfriend the all day breakfast, so good! From then we went on to have various food and drinks from here, the chicken... More 

Thank Laura C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife have enjoyed eating and drinking here during our stay in Samui. The owner Damien and his staff have been so polite, professional and couldn't do enough for you. The food is always delicious with a great menu to choose from, at great prices too. This place seems to cater for all sports and has lots of... More 

1 Thank Antony P
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best European sports restaurant in koh samui is islander. Used to go with friends also with my family too . Quick service delicious lasagne Sunday roast and many many more... u have to visit 👍

1 Thank spiros p
Paris, France
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We came here several times as the place was just next to the hotel. Good central location, nice terrace, you can watch football during dinner, drinks are good and cocktails for 100THB great value for money. Very big choice of cocktails and a huge, i would say too huge choice for the food. Nice a friendly staff. Food is fine... More 

1 Thank frenchseventy5
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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149 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Do not go here if you are expecting good Thai cooking. There are many better options for that nearby. The place however is good for drinks, to watch a game and to play pool, and to while away a few hours island-style.

Thank RolandDSilva
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Top selection of Thai and international food, cold beers, very welcoming and friendly staff always on hand, great atmosphere and just about every sport you can think of on the many screens day and night.

1 Thank Buzzzmum
Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing bar, with great atmosphere. Staff are really friendly and welcoming. The food is gorgeous and reasonably priced. If your in Koh Samui, make sure you give it a try. One staff member stands out above ever one else as seen in photo

1 Thank village123456789
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed coming here for drinks it has a friendly atmosphere and is in a good location. 100THB cocktails all day every day was also a bonus. The food was nice but nothing special and wasn't cheap. They did good deals on burgers or Thai noodles and drinks but I found the pad Thai to be very dry and unauthentic

1 Thank KLD1813
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Been there 3-4 times for lunch or a cocktail which cost 100B! Nice and welcoming service, and for the fighting fans, they show ufc on tv when aired :)

1 Thank Dror H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, Asian, Thai, British, Pub, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166/79 Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 77 230 836
Sports Pub and Restaurant situated in the heart of Chaweng. Open 8am - 2am. Established since 1995

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