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The Chef Restaurant and Bar

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49 Moo 3 | Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 77 230 294
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13:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This open-air restaurant offers a very pleasant surrounding and a pleasant decoration. The staff is friendly and helpful and speaks quite fluently English. Thai kitchen at its best and correct wines from Australia and South Africa.

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Thank HG1939
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here twice since our visit to koh samui. Have eaten at a couple of places but nothing beats this place's calamari. Best value for money. Menu has a good variety. A must for a decent dinner!!!

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Thank Jomar F
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing "THE CHEF RESTAURANT AND BAR" for your dinner in Ko Samui. Thanks again, and we hope you'll choose "THE CHEF RESTAURANT AND BAR" the next time you're in Ko Samui. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our 4 day stay, we visited this restaurant twice. We ate the pizza, steak calamari and prawns. All dishes is recomended and the prices reasonable. A must visit!!!!

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Thank daleen2013
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing "THE CHEF RESTAURANT AND BAR" for your dinner in Ko Samui. Thanks again, and we hope you'll choose "THE CHEF RESTAURANT AND BAR" the next time you're in Ko Samui. More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thai dining at its best. Really good food (bbq calamare recommend) and good service. Just before chaweng noi if coming from chaweng. Try it and you like it a lot !

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Thank Donny I
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and atmosphere. we look forward to welcome you again here. More 

Norway
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108 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Lovely open restaurant opposite the Samui Paradise Resort. Great Masaman curry with sweet potatoes!! Also serving western food and lots of seafood.

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Thank PaulineNorway
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and atmosphere. we look forward to welcome you again here. More 

Shanghai Region, China
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We went over there the first night of our stay in Ko Samui. It was not close to the busy commercial area so took some time to find but the Thai food there was certainly the best we have tasted during our 5-night stay in this island. Authentic and tasty. Location can also be a plus in a sense that... More 

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Thank Bgongwl
SamuiP, ผู้จัดการ at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and atmosphere. we look forward to welcome you again here. More 

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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I passed by the restaurant on the back of the moped and thought it looked lovely. It was! The food was great and the ambience nice and quiet after the hustle and bustle of Chaweng. Good Thai food, a little pricier than you would normally pay but worth it.

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Thank NFS2017
SamuiP, ผู้จัดการ at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and atmosphere. we look forward to welcome you again here. More 

Southwest Finland, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

i came here with my friends and my fiance.everyone is very happy food is so delicious, i'll come again.

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Thank schwartzernest173
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for your positive comment, we glad to hear that you enjoy our food and services. We look forward to welcome you again soon. Manager More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We ended up eating here four times during our stay as we were so impressed with the restaurant. A great menu selection, good service and an impressive open kitchen. The seafood was amongst the best we had in Koh Samui and the steak was also a winner. Would thoroughly recommend trying this place - great value and certainly preferable to... More 

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SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of our The Chef restaurant, We work really hard to serve the best food in a great environment and I’m glad that you enjoy our seafood and steak. All The chef team really appreciate you return and hope to welcome you again and again. Manager More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This place during the day you could easily walk past without noticing (we did, as we now regret!). At night beautifully candlelit beside the creek. This steak was one of the best we've ever tasted and the beef and oyster sauce was also delicious. So reasonably priced and a good glass of red wine also. Service and staff amazing and... More 

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SamuiP, Manager at The Chef Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for your visit and share great review to others. We really glad that you finally found us and enjoy our food and ambiance. Look forward to welcome you again. Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 23
Cuisine
Seafood, Thai, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Moo 3 | Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 77 230 294
Description
Best Thai food in Koh Samui

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?