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Magic Alambic Rum Distillery

44/5 Moo 3 T. Namuang, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
+66 91 816 7416
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Ho hum

If you come here you will visit someone's home and they distill rum as a hobby/business. Came for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John C
via mobile
Could be so much better

We popped in on a very rainy day. As the reviews say below you take yourself over to the factory... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Susan W
via mobile
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“great rum” (5 reviews)
“sunday buffet” (4 reviews)
“half bottle” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
44/5 Moo 3 T. Namuang, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
+66 91 816 7416
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you come here you will visit someone's home and they distill rum as a hobby/business. Came for sunday buffet but was politely told its only a bbq . Didnt bother to stay as i felt i was intruding on someone's family bbq. Nice place...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on a very rainy day. As the reviews say below you take yourself over to the factory, read the information on a huge board, look through gates at the equipment then go to the bar area to buy a shot. Its a...More

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place to tour the rum operation but that is really not why you should come here although the rum is delicious and the owner was very friendly and gracious. The reason you should come here is for the FOOD! It is the...More

Thank JABuchanan
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We rode out to this little distillery with high hopes of learning about rum production and tasting different types of rum. Unfortunately it's just a little self tour that takes about 10 minutes tops, and then a shot of rum for which you are charged....More

Thank jessicaaU9987DE
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

It took 40 minutes to travel from Chaweng to the rum distillery. Unless it's a super rainy day I wouldn't recommend making the trip. Rum is good but distillery not as you would expect. Takes 5 minutes to read the information board and then 5...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We called the day before our visit and had the confirmation that the place was open. Once their, the owner told us that on mondays the "Factory" is closed but we can try the rum, which is even not good.

Thank Trip92idf
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

we loved the food, went for the Sunday brunch. Nice to escape from fried food at a reasonable price- only 250 bhat;nice people and service, colourful crowd. The rum bottles seemed overpriced and there was only 1 type of rum. we went to Cuba last...More

Thank Teodora I
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Lovely trip out of the ordinary - tasting 60 Baht per person. Self guided tour. Restaurant with food and drink. Good for a visit!

1  Thank Hannelie H
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This could hardly be described as a distillery. We were greeted by a French woman who asked if we wanted to see the 'factory' and then pointed us towards a garage. Inside was a mess of local people cutting bamboo and removing rubbish. We saw...More

1  Thank Travel_Bec_101
Reviewed 27 February 2017

At first, we visited the bar situated next to the destillery and they sent us to see how they make it. It´s interesting how just a few people on a few square metres can do the rum.There is no guided tour, just few pictures on...More

Thank taska222
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Lindsay G
16 June 2017|
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Response from oliviercmoi | Reviewed this property |
Nope, just pop in and enjoy!
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