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The Chef

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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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Dukinfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want a nice restaurant away from the main noise! Try this place at the far end of the beach road. Great surroundings/atmosphere, great food and service all at a reasonable price. I'm going back! You can even make it a evening as there is 2 or 3 nice little bars on this corner, but bamboo bar is a... More 

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Thank ABW246
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Gourmet at reasonable prices & excellent customer experience! True Thai hospitality and beautiful ambience! Highly recommend both Thai & Western cuisine!

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Thank Happy O
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef, 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 to see those efforts pay off on your recent visit. I will make sure that "Happy o" gets the recognition she deserves, hope to have you back soon. More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the end of chaweng here is one of the best thai foods. Romantic restuarant and frainly of staff service.

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Thank Surasak W
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife rarely go back to the same place twice as we want to try everything and give everybody a fair chance... but here... not only once, but twice we went back and would have again if we did not have to leave...Food is next level! Western and local alike. Not to mention the service. We had some... More 

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Thank Monica B
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef, 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 to see those efforts pay off on your recent visit. I will make sure that "Monica B" gets the recognition she deserves, hope to have you back soon. More 

Warren, Michigan
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice dinner here. Food and drinks were tasty and reasonably priced for a higher end place. Location was quieter than a lot of the restaurants up the street, so more of a romantic dinner. I wouldn't say it is a must eat place, but it was above average for sure. The staff were also friendly and helpful.

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Thank Cameron C
SamuiP, Manager at The Chef, 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 to see those efforts pay off on your recent visit. I will make sure that "Cameron C" gets the recognition she deserves, hope to have you back soon. More 

Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

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
SamuiP, ผู้จัดการ at The Chef, responded to this review

1. 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 to see those efforts pay off on your recent visit. I will make sure that "HG1939" gets the recognition she deserves, hope to have you back soon. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 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, 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 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 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, 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
Reviewed 6 March 2017

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, 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 83 helpful votes
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, 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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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?