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The Islander

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, Asian
166/79 Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut 84320, Thailand
+66 87 280 3605
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (29 reviews)
“tapas” (8 reviews)
“burger” (31 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Bar, European, Asian, Thai, British, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
166/79 Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut 84320, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A massive thank you to Damien and the team who really contributed to our holiday. Great friendly bar, really good choice of food - all very reasonable too. Spent a lot of time here and we were very well looked after. Will be back again...More

1  Thank Steddie69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large variety of beer and cider on offer. not the cheapest place to drink but the choices are endless, staff friendly and efficient. Numerous screens for all sports including AFL and NRL. Very popular amongst Aussies and UK visitors. Heaps of variety when it came...More

1  Thank MatronDarwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meals in this place were lovely. Ate here several times and each time was good. The Thai Tapas was really good value for money and very tasty. The staff were great.

1  Thank julie245
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get most English dishes well cooked in this excellent restaurant . Also great breakfast and local dishes.

1  Thank Mickymead
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for food a couple of drinks. Great place for people watching. It was a bit quieter than i remember but this seems the case for most places on samui. Food was good. Lots to tvs to watch sport.

1  Thank barry s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I came here and had a drink, the drink came out quick and was nice a bit pricey considering we're in Koh Samui. 100 Baht for a shake which I've seen the same for 50 Baht, cocktails were well priced and staff were great. Overall...More

Thank zcwhite99
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Islander and the drinks were good and cheap. However our waitress was so slow and never cracked a smile once. I'd recommend the Thai starter if you are hungry!!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Our 1st visit was great, the staff were attentive and the food was great. They have fantastic lunch specials and would recommend this restaurant for lunch. Our 2nd visit was less exciting, admittedly the“farang” working there was very helpful with getting the sports we wanted...More

Thank Bruceandtuz
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Ate here twice as a couple, the Thai food is definitely better than the western food but than can kind of be expected in Thailand on an island. The pad Thai was not the best I’ve had, however the other noodle dishes are good (crispy...More

Thank l0ttymay
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for food after watching the England World Cup game there the previous night. Myself and my friend ordered the Thai Tapas which is great if you want to try a variety of Thai dishes! We got 5 dishes and two sides of...More

1  Thank Louisa T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 490
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166/79 Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 87 280 3605
Sports Pub and Restaurant situated in the heart of Chaweng. Open 8am - 2am. Established since 1995
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