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177, Moo 1 | Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 77 430 345
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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We found it because of some Ads in Magazines and so we wanted to try. Its a lovely elegant Restaurant on the Beach. We wanted to eat Thai and they have also nice options for Thai and Thai Food is also cheaper than the Rest, but of course not cheap but for sure also worth it. Nice Wine selection too,... More 

Thank littleeva01
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We ate here a few times and the food is just amazing with a great location and phenomenal service. Would highly recommend!

Thank JTBright
St Helier, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We didn't seem to have any problem with the service. The restaurant was recommended by the manager in our hotel and it was really good. French food, nice presentation, tasty, good service. Unfortunately it is quite humide and as it is outside it was not very comfortable. The seating id very romantic and it it was nice to find that... More 

Thank JerseyLB
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The restaurant is part of the Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa, the walk through the resort to the restaurant is beautiful and contains many photo (and Instagram) opportunities, the grounds are serene, amazing and well kept. There is a good view of the sea at the restaurant and I quite liked the ambience and thought it would look superb for... More 

Thank Ana F
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811 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is inside the boutique resort which is very zen . Good view of sea . There is strong wifi and free Waitpersons are smiling and friendly . Kitchen staffs are short handed hence delivery of food is very slow . Western menu and Thai menu are available . We ordered seafood platter for 2 , Tom yam fish and... More 

Thank Happy258
United Kingdom
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This restaurant is part of the Zazen Boutique Resort and Spa and set in a beautiful beachside location. The grounds leading up to the restaurant are beautifully arranged and I would certainly consider staying here in the future. The food and service here were exemplary and like many restaurant reviews I visited this place on no less than 3 times... More 

Thank Paul C
Hua Hin, Thailand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Some of the best food ever we had (and we eat a lot and often in good places), service was great too, nice cocktail list and a comprehensive wine list. The only downside was the table next to us, they insisted in opening the blinds while it was stormy with cold and strong winds, they spoiled the rest of our... More 

Thank Richard C
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224 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

There was a lot of bad things happening but the review is only base on the quality of the food. There was no rain so we ask to lift the curtain it took 4 requests to get it done First we had to ask to replace the table clothes that was totally wet. Then there were 3 starters and 2... More 

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Claudio R, Zazen Team at Zazen Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warm greetings from Zazen Restaurant! First of all we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your important and detailed feedback about your dining experience at Zazen with us here on TripAdvisor. Please accept our deepest apologies for not being able to live up to your culinary expectations. Food critic reviews, such as... More 

Almhult, Sweden
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We were 9 persons who had a great evening at the Zazen restaurant. Service is perfect and the atmosphere is magical! You sit right by the ocean, the decor is elegant but also cozy. Everything they serve over delivers, from great Margaritas to desserts (try there dessert dish for two persons with 10 different small desserts!!). I can truly recommend... More 

Thank John G
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Wow what a restaurant. Staff is amazing, decoration is amazing, food is amazing (might be bit expensive but it s worth it). We enjoy every bit of our diner (booking recommended), some appetizers are offered between the dishes. Go there on Sunday nights as there is a nice music and dance performance in a pure typical tradition, a mix of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 39
French, Mediterranean, Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177, Moo 1 | Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut
  • Phone Number: +66 77 430 345
Zazen Restaurant Samui is the Thai food lovers dream, the international food lovers reawakening. The atmosphere at Zazen Restaurant is one of romance, sophistication and intimacy. At night, the trendy restaurant glows with the light of over one hundred candles. Soft jazz mingles with the sound of gentle waves and guests enjoy the pleasures of fine dining, elegant service and the entertainment of traditional Thai dance in Samui. The restaurant is located on the beachfront at Bophut, with sweeping views of neighboring islands over the tranquil and gentle waters of the bay.

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