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RockPool Samui

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$$ - $$$
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80/32 Moo 5 | Kanda Residences Samui, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 77 234 500
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Preston, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two meals at this restaurant, Location is wonderful on the cliff top with the waves crashing down, Food on the other hand is average. We had one meal complimentary as we were staying for a long time and as everywhere else is miles away it was convenient to have another meal on one of our lazy days,

Thank 1trainer1
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Even though it was dark it was a fantastic setting. I can imagine it must be even more fantastic during daylight. Seating is large sofas which I loved. Staff was very attentive and the food was great. Portions were large and we ended up with too much food but it was nice to try a lot of different things.

Thank SophieHendriksen
Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food is amazing, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great Staff and wonderful 2 for 1 cocktails in the evening Happy Hour/s meals are generous and tasty offering a range of meal choices. The view is stunning and ever changing - directly on the beach with views all around. Weekend nights have Thai dancing and music

Thank debjoy018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This place was advertised heavily on our flight to Samui, so we thought we'd give it a try. The reservation staff were most accommodating - we had to shift our booking when it rained one evening. We were driven down from the main lobby to the restaurant in a buggy. The view was spectacular. We glimpsed the sunset at 6pm,... More 

Thank Maylene K
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Really lovely location with a great view of the sea. The food was very good. Not cheap but definitely worth it given the location.

Thank Brit98
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great location, gresst staff, great menu, great food... all topped by happy hour! watching the sunset on the deck at Rockpool..... it doesn't get any better! Can highly reccomend

Thank Debbie B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at Kanda residences and ate in the Rockpool numerous times. Food was always excellent, the chef is very talented and the presentation is so impressive - as well as the taste! Particular favourites of mine were the warm goats cheese on toast, the lamb massaman curry, the Wagyu burger, the salmon and the chicken wrap for lunch! Happy... More 

Thank SlubLizard
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Can not fault this restaurant from the moment you first enter the reception. They take you down in a golf cart through the beautiful resort & you are met with a friendly face. The food is amazing & the night we went there was a special on all you could drink French champagne for only 1100 baht. Oh I missed... More 

Thank Angi M
Tasmania, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal on our last night in Koh Samui after previously sampling the location with an afternoon cocktail a few days before. General Manager Anthony, when contacted by email, arranged a great table on the deck by the water. A wonderful spot to watch the day end while enjoying a cocktail and contemplating the menu. A good range... More 

Thank Rocketee
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were staying at the resort so did the Thai cooking class which was unbelievably good, so much we had the rest for lunch the next day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, Thai
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80/32 Moo 5 | Kanda Residences Samui, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut
  • Phone Number: +66 77 234 500
RockPool delivers a culinary experience that combines the best of east and west in a setting that is nothing short of breathtaking. Appropriately named, this elegant dining spot sits just inches from the spray and foam of the sea. The open plan of the decked terrace offers our discerning clientele an unparalleled view and proximity to the ocean and coastline to make the overall experience of a visit to Rockpool truly unforgettable. Executive Chef Lucas Leonardi Varin's well balanced menu reflects the relaxed resort atmosphere with a casual all day dining menu consisting of light, fresh cuisine. Crisp salads and ceviche's, comfort sandwiches, wraps and burgers are featured along with a carefully selected range of regional Thai cuisine. For a heartier selection the grill kitchen flames local seafood and imported meats. For a refined dining experience, Chef Lucas brings his Michelin star training to the forefront with an interchanging special menu highlighting the freshest ingredients with an international array of flavors and fine dining technique.

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