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The Farmer Restaurant and Bar

1/26 Moo 4, Tambon Mae Nam, Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
+66 77 447 222
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (44 reviews)
“duck” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1/26 Moo 4, Tambon Mae Nam, Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

When we arrived, it looks like an abandoned place at first as it's so quiet. The trees, grasses and rice paddy haven't been well looked after. We were the only table there and we weren't so sure at first but we ordered the food anyway...More

Thank Air-Thai-Life
Phraemat, Owner at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Dear Air-Thai-Life, Thank you for writing us this review. True we are quiet and located away from the bustling districts. Sadly the rice paddy is growing at this stage. It will be most beautiful around rainy seasons. Thank you for praising our dishes and we...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

My Wife and I have always enjoyed Thai cuisine so we signed up for the certificate cooking class. The owner Lek and Chef Pop walked us through the pre-prepared vegetables herbs and curry pastes. No jars or tins here, everything is fresh organic. Chef Pop...More

Thank paccove
Phraemat, เจ้าของธุรกิจ at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear paccove, Thank you for spending your invaluable time to write a review about our Thai cooking class. Chef Pop and I are very astounded by your love of Thai food and very happy to teach you Thai cooking. Most importantly, we are very happy...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended in the Lonely Planet Guide. We phoned through as suggested and they sent a car to pick us up and take us back to our hotel for free. The restaurant overlooks rice paddy fields and Is set back from the coast....More

Thank UKDavy7
Phraemat, เจ้าของธุรกิจ at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear UKDavy7, Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. I am happy that you have enjoyed your dinner with us. Your review is helping us to pin point the necessary issues for improvements. As regards to the crispy duck our waiters should have done a better...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

This well rated restaurant has a unique setting in the rice fields. The food was uniquely presented with their famous duck dishes and five types of rice. The service is very good, even providing spray against mozzies. They have great cocktails but no wine. They...More

Thank Jill A
Phraemat, Owner at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Jill A, Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you gave us 5/5. This review will help us dearly at identifying our strong points and to further improve on them. As you have already pointed out, we are very aware of...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

I live on Koh Samui and eat in island restaurants at least five times a week. Today I decide see to try lunch in The Farmer Restaurant for the first time. BIG MISTAKE! I ordered what I considered to be an expensive (320 B) glass...More

Thank Malcolm5251
Phraemat, Owner at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Dear Malcolm5251, Thank you for reviewing. I am really sorry that you found The Farmer Restaurant and Bar really disappointing. Prior to writing this response our team had to run a significantly thorough investigation. It is our cook's fault for the food to come out...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

My sister and I signed up for cooking classes and it turned out that we were the only ones so there was plenty time to ask quesitons with the chef and the manager. We had a great expereince as the staff were very helpful and...More

1  Thank freelancehumanbeing
Phraemat, Owner at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear freelancehumanbeing, Thank you for your wonderful review on our cooking class! I positively hope you will be able to try to replicate our cooking at your home. You were very skilled in cooking. Of course we will look forward to service you again whenever...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Very flavourful food, traditional dishes. Quiet location set amongst rice paddy fields. Attentive staff. Take some mosquito repellent though.More

Thank 1countryatatime
Phraemat, เจ้าของธุรกิจ at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Dear 1countryatatime, Thank you very much for your positive review! My Food and Beverage team is very happy when I read them your review. I understand that there are mosquitoes especially at around noon to night as noted in your review. I will make sure...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We followed our guide book's recommendation to The Farmer expecting to find a restaurant in an enviable reputation overlooking the rice fields back from the main road running past Mae Nam. The restaurant is still there, so are the rice fields; but, to our surprise,...More

Thank RobD29
Phraemat, Owner at The Farmer Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Dear RobD29, Thank you for dining with and reviewing us! Your review has helped us greatly. It is a great pleasure to serving you. Also, thanks for having an interest in our new resort. I-Tim is really delighted after seeing this review! She also wish...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

This restaurant is soul-less, but the food was excellent. Great choice for a family lunch, especially if wanting a choice of Thai and Westers, after a few days of spicy Thai food.

Thank PetraJM
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed at the resort which houses The Farmer Restaurant, so decided to try it after reading the reviews. We went in with high expectations because of the high quality experience we had received at the hotel and frankly it was disappointing. We had the...More

2  Thank Hannah K
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/26 Moo 4, Tambon Mae Nam, Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 77 447 222
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