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John's Garden

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26/22 Moo 4, Soi Wat Napralarn | Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
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+66 77 247 694
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

As you walk through the wooded entrance gate you are greeted with a wonderful, magic ambiance. The entire restaurant is laid out in such a way that each table is both intimate and romantic. And then John and his staff quietly make you feel that the service they are providing to you personally is all important ...... Then there is... More 

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Thank Chris M
johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

Hello Chris, thank you very much for your review. i am really happy that you got this magic ambiance floating around my garden... it is our pleasure to have you as a guest in our restaurant, we always try our best to prvide the best service possible, with love and passion, because our guest deserve nothing less then that... kind... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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148 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

Easy review, two words for you. Go There! Staff were so friendly and very attentive, they looked after our kids brilliantly and were great at suggesting dishes for us all. We were a large group of 4 adults and 4 kids and walked in on the off chance without a booking. Thankfully this was no problem at all, but rather... More 

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johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

Hello. thank you very much for your review, i am glad that you enjoyed our restaurant, it was our pleasure to have you here and to be able to have fun with your kids. I am also very happy to hear that you will become regular in our garden.. welcome any time. looking forwards to your next visit with love... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

Ate here after reading reviews and also seeing through some of the bad reviews thanks to johns sense of humour in response. The setting and first impressions are followed up with excellent food and attentive service as well as first class mojitos! Thoroughly recommended

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Thank pipes99
johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for taking time to give us a review. I am happy that you enjoyed our restaurant and the way i answer to my bad reviewers...lol charly will be glad to know about his first class mojitos.... thanks again and hope to see you again in samui in our garden... with love... john and staff... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

This was a restaurant that was a little off the beaten track. The food was typical Thai and was very tasty. Our server was fantastic and waited on our every need and was most helpful asking how hot we'd like our meals in terms of spice therefore accommodating all. John came round to check we were happy which was a... More 

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johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

Hello , thank you very much for your review, it was our pleasure to have you as a guest in our restaurant, i am glad that you enjoyed the place , the food and the quality of service. looking forwards to meet you again in samui. with love from our garden . john and staff... More 

exeter
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

the restaurant is beautifully set out in picturesque gardens, the tables are intimate and you are not close to any other guests. The food is second to none and the service, particularily from Nigh and Charlie is superb. We ate there four out of seven nights as it was so good and each time we were not disappointed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

Did you ever enter a restaurant and felt you where meeting new friends? No? I did! Did you ever ate fried spring rolls or tempura with fingers that did not let them oily? No? I did! Where? at John's Garden restaurant. We had passed by John's restaurant during daylight time and found the place so elegant and romantic that we... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

Just back from dinner at this delightful restaurant. A really enjoyable experience. The owner was extremely welcoming and came over to advise us on menu choice. Delicious cocktails, food flavoursome and not too heavy and the home made ice creams for dessert were out of this world. We will certainly revisit this restaurant before the end of our holiday.

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Amphoe Koh Sa-mui, Surat Thani, Thailand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

It just great atmosphere place to have food. it located in Maenum area by the temple call Napralan. fish cake it my favorite and the cocktail it best . friendly staff good service and great food. you won't be disappointed!

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

I do not like service to pay 10% of the order. Ordinary Thai food with inflated price tag. Roughly speaking, the entourage is paramount. Second time just will not go.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

We first visited this restaurant at lunchtime, having seen it on Trip Advisor and not realising that it would be right by our hotel! We were impressed by the lovely setting and the friendliness of the staff, especially the owner, John. He is obviously very passionate about his restaurant, and rightly so. The food was very very good with great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Cuisine
European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26/22 Moo 4, Soi Wat Napralarn | Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 77 247 694
Description
John's Garden is a typical restaurant offering Thai and Western food in a warm and friendly place !

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