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The Chef Restaurant and Bar

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49 Moo 3 | Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 77 230 294
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13:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Norway
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103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely open restaurant opposite the Samui Paradise Resort. Great Masaman curry with sweet potatoes!! Also serving western food and lots of seafood.

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Thank PaulineNorway
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and atmosphere. we look forward to welcome you again here. More 

Shanghai Region, China
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went over there the first night of our stay in Ko Samui. It was not close to the busy commercial area so took some time to find but the Thai food there was certainly the best we have tasted during our 5-night stay in this island. Authentic and tasty. Location can also be a plus in a sense that... More 

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Thank Bgongwl
SamuiP, ผู้จัดการ at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and atmosphere. we look forward to welcome you again here. More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I passed by the restaurant on the back of the moped and thought it looked lovely. It was! The food was great and the ambience nice and quiet after the hustle and bustle of Chaweng. Good Thai food, a little pricier than you would normally pay but worth it.

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Thank NFS2017
SamuiP, ผู้จัดการ at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and atmosphere. we look forward to welcome you again here. More 

Southwest Finland, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i came here with my friends and my fiance.everyone is very happy food is so delicious, i'll come again.

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Thank schwartzernest173
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for your positive comment, we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and services. We look forward to welcome you again soon. Manager More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We ended up eating here four times during our stay as we were so impressed with the restaurant. A great menu selection, good service and an impressive open kitchen. The seafood was amongst the best we had in Koh Samui and the steak was also a winner. Would thoroughly recommend trying this place - great value and certainly preferable to... More 

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SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of our The Chef restaurant, We work really hard to serve the best food in a great environment and I’m glad that you enjoy our seafood and steak. All The chef team really appreciate you return and hope to welcome you again and again. Manager More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This place during the day you could easily walk past without noticing (we did, as we now regret!). At night beautifully candlelit beside the creek. This steak was one of the best we've ever tasted and the beef and oyster sauce was also delicious. So reasonably priced and a good glass of red wine also. Service and staff amazing and... More 

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Thank Angela M
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for your visit and share great review to others. We really glad that you finally found us and enjoy our food and ambiance. Look forward to welcome you again. Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice fresh food. Fried Red snapper was made in sweet chily sause and Tiger prawns topped with tamarin sauce. White vine it's nessary😉. Perfect!

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Thank Arturas S
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for your review as your recent visit our restaurant. We glad that you like our fresh seafood. Look forward to see you again. Manager More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

So me and my partner were mooching around looking for somewhere to eat, at the side of the road lit up in subtle lights was this little gem. We were quite early, but were made really welcome, the cocktail was lovely, but more to the point, the food was to die for! I haven't eaten anything as tasty or delicious... More 

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Thank Seren F
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for your great review, we glad that you found our restaurant and enjoy with our food. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to have a chance welcoming you again. Manager More 

Leicester
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We discovered this restaurant just looking for somewhere that looked nice- and stumbled on to a hidden gem. It's at the very end of the Chaweng beach road heading south, but well worth the trip. The starters were creative and awesome- shrimps in cornflakes anyone? Or the imaginatively titled 'No Name'? Well presented and extremely tasty. We both had curries-... More 

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SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for your taking time sharing experience in The Chef restaurant with others. We glad to hear that you like our signature appetizer "No name" and our curry as well. We look forward to see you again. Manager More 

Launceston, Australia
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had one of our last meals in Thailand at The Chef and over all we were not disappointed. The quality of the food was excellent and a little different than your standard restaurant in Chaweng, for example my 11 year old daughter ordered spaghetti bolognaise which turned out to be pulled beef in a bolognaise sauce over pasta, yum!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23
Cuisine
Seafood, Thai, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Moo 3 | Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 77 230 294
Description
Best Thai food in Koh Samui

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