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ZENZIBAR Beach Bar & Restaurant

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18/33 Moo 1,Maenam, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
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+66 86 268 8178
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

If you want fresh home cooked Thai food or western food this place is just great. The staff are friendly and cannot do enough to please. Nothing fancy but Thailand at its best. Graham & Dawn England

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great lunch at Zenzibar. Fantastic welcome. Friendly staff. Delicious lobster. Clean toilets. Staff happily let us use their restaurant as our base camp for a day at the beach.

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Thank Robert H
Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It is great place for Seafood. We ordered the Lobsters in the morning for dinner. Food was absolutly delicious! Staff is also really nice and friendly. The place is located directly at the beach!

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Thank Pascal K
Brisbane, Australia
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1,858 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We walked along the beach and stopped here for a cocktail on the deck to watch the sunset- good choice of different drinks

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Thank Michael S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for an evening meal today, service was great, food was great & would recommend a visit, 100%. our waiter offered us a free cab drive back to our hotel as well. A*****

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Thank Alec R
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at Zenzibar - they stayed open later just to serve us as we arrived very late! Great food, great service and we got offered a free lift home after our meal 😄😄definitely would recommend 🖖🏻

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We turned up fairly late, looked like they were about to shut... But quickly accommodated a table of 4! Food was cooked fresh & came out fast! After our meal we asked for the waiter to call us a taxi... He offered to drop us back to our hotel without any charge. The "driver" (as he asked us to call... More 

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Thank David R
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was our go to for dinner while staying at Miskawaan Villas on Mae Nam beach. The owner was so friendly and the food was sensational... will return one day!

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Thank kelveldreaming
Folsom, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Over rated and the first time disappointed by the TripAdvisor rating. Not on the top 10% of the island as currently rated. Kids dishes were very bad with the chicken/beef dishes dry and hard to chew on. Sea food dishes more ok but nothing more the basic average. Service slow even in the holiday mode we ( and everyone's else... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great setting with a great view. Spoilt by really disgusting cocktails and a very bland, oily seafood platter. Place needs some serious TLC as well. I expected lots more after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18/33 Moo 1,Maenam, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 86 268 8178
Description
A small restaurant lay in the middle of the clean and uncrowded of Maenam beach, close to the sea and you can feel the sand on your feet.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?