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Bees Knees Brewpub

Open Now: 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Really nice real beer!

They brew their own real ales on the premises and it tastes excellent . I'm drinking the IPA now... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David E
via mobile
Real ale!

Lovely beer great variety, informative conversation a jewel in the midst of lager world. Tried... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“craft beer”(34 reviews)
“micro brewery”(14 reviews)
“real beer”(10 reviews)
Sorry but we will be CLOSED on Sept. 13th through Sept. 17th and OPEN again on Sept. 18th to quench thirsts. The only Brewpub on the island of Koh Samui in the Gulf Of Thailand. We brew and serve a good selection of Craft Beers. Relaxing ambience...more
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83/3 Moo 2 Chaweng Lake Road, Bophut 84320, Thailand
+66 85 537 2498
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I do not want to be impolite. But Thais drink their beer as it comes. They do not mind, when the boxes had been sitting for a month or more at 30 degrees centigrade, then the beer becomes stale, it is not crisp any more,...More

2  Thank fxe1200
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

What a great idea,craft beer in Koh Samui.Build it they will come.Sadly the owner jim thought he could serve up some coloured water and call it craft beer.Sadly mistaken old fellow.

4  Thank moonman19
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They brew their own real ales on the premises and it tastes excellent . I'm drinking the IPA now :). Brews are Summer Bee, Black Bee, Wheaty Bee, Bitter Bee and a lovely IPA that is on as a special at the moment.

Thank David E
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely beer great variety, informative conversation a jewel in the midst of lager world. Tried three different ales distinctive different tastes from a dedicated brewer that knows his trade

Thank spitfire959
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely great in every aspect from the venue, to the staff to the beers themselves. It’s not often you can sit at the bar and have your beers directly poured from the tank in which they were brewed. We went early in...More

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I really enjoyed visiting this Brewpub. A great discovery during my meandering around the Chaweng and Bophut area. The beers are superb. It makes drinking Chang, Singha and Leo not as enticing anymore! Service was very attentive by the Thai lady. The pub seems to...More

1  Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

As avid devotees of the Thai craft beer scene it is a delight to find such a lovely spot. Lovely brewer, great beers and great chat. Get in there and put some money in their till...you'll be rewarded well! Right now Samui is not as...More

Thank thebigtripout
Reviewed 1 July 2018

So nice to find a decent real ale pub so far away from home, makes a nice change from drinking Chang all the time. Jim makes his beers with love and it shows. Also a great pub for the art of conversation, every time I...More

Thank Lionrock1268
Reviewed 4 May 2018

first need to say its only one place on the island where you can try IPA brewed exactly in this bar. Amazing !

1  Thank PeterL7559
Reviewed 19 April 2018

But the new IPA that Jim has brewed is nothing less than A triumph! Full of rich hoppy flavour, between ourselves this is one of the finest beers I have ever tasted and believe me I have tasted a few around the world. Despite high...More

Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Walked past this place and saw the sign for craft beer. I was sold. I love craft beer and the place looks nice. Went in with two friends and we each ordered a different beer. Despite prices being high we couldn't wait to try it....More

2  Thank Ian D
Beeskneesbrewpub, Owner at Bees Knees Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

To call our beers the Worst you have tried is an insult which requires no response. However as you do not know I will explain the beers are sold Draught not Keg or bottled. The beer decides how much gas it will absorb dependent on...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Don't miss the opportunity to sample these fine ales brewed here in Samui. Jim the brewmaster is fun to talk with and his pretty staff are lovely.

Thank johncalledmillsy
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21 January 2016|
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Response from 251hilton | Reviewed this property |
I was here in November 15 and at that time he didn't do food, but said he was planning to introduce it soon. But he does provide menus from nearby restaurants which can be delivered and consumed in the Bees Knees.
10 May 2015|
Response from James S |
Thanks, glad you enjoyed it.