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John's Garden

26/22 Moo 4, Soi Wat Napralarn | Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
+66 77 247 694
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken” (11 reviews)
All hours
European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26/22 Moo 4, Soi Wat Napralarn | Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

Did you ever enter a restaurant and felt you where meeting new friends? No? I did! Did you ever ate fried spring rolls or tempura with fingers that did not let them oily? No? I did! Where? at John's Garden restaurant. We had passed by...More

2  Thank Castber
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Just back from dinner at this delightful restaurant. A really enjoyable experience. The owner was extremely welcoming and came over to advise us on menu choice. Delicious cocktails, food flavoursome and not too heavy and the home made ice creams for dessert were out of...More

1  Thank flissie_11
Reviewed 30 January 2014

It just great atmosphere place to have food. it located in Maenum area by the temple call Napralan. fish cake it my favorite and the cocktail it best . friendly staff good service and great food. you won't be disappointed!

Thank phanatchakorn
Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

I do not like service to pay 10% of the order. Ordinary Thai food with inflated price tag. Roughly speaking, the entourage is paramount. Second time just will not go.

Thank disloyal
Reviewed 24 January 2014

We first visited this restaurant at lunchtime, having seen it on Trip Advisor and not realising that it would be right by our hotel! We were impressed by the lovely setting and the friendliness of the staff, especially the owner, John. He is obviously very...More

Thank Beachy1997
Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

Had it today and i am writing the review straight away so trust me guys its worth a visit,John i hope to see Chicken Qorma on your menu next time i visit;) Thanks for the tasty food and lovely service.

Thank RabiaMirza
Reviewed 17 January 2014

A group of friends and I arrived at John's Garden one evening - without realising we had to book in advance. Whoever met us at the door was extremely rude and turned us away! Instead of trying to make a plan or hurry some lingering...More

Thank Cit M
johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

hello, why so many anger and lies for nothing, the night you came over it was me who meet you at the entry, you did not stay at the door but came in abd walked to the bar, at this point i nicely came to...More

Reviewed 16 January 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Saree Samui, and walked up to John's from down the street - looked cool from the outside... Great service, peaceful and wonderful atmosphere, and best Pad Thai I've ever had. John and his staff are awesome - thanks for making our vacation special!More

Thank Ian C
johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking time to review my restaurant. walking up in the morning and seeing your review made my day and keeps us going to do better every day. I am glad that you enjoyed my restaurant, and very happy to see that...More

Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

We found this restaurant to have friendly service, delicious food and the most exquisite setting. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a peaceful night out. I'm honestly surprised to see some of the negative comments about the restaurant owner. We met him in...More

Thank Talikinns
johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking some time to leave us a review on trip advisor. reading your review, really made my day and gives us power to keep going and try do always better. I am glad that you enjoyed my restaurant and thank you...More

Reviewed 9 January 2014

Loved the owner (he was so nice with our kids), loved the place (such great atmosphere, nice furniture, lovely divided into small "islands" where you could sit in quiet), loved the food!More

Thank Anna R
johnsgardensamui, Propriétaire at John's Garden, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking some time to review my restaurant. It was our pleasure to have you with your children as guest in my restaurant. I am glad that you loved , the atmosphere, furniture, and most important the food. thanks for coming and...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I would like to book a table for 13 people on Monday 22nd May to celebrate my birthday
15 May 2017|
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Response from Johnsgarden_th | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message! We'll be glad to welcome you for your birthday in our restaurant! To reserve your table please call directly the restaurant at this number : +66 77 247 694 All our staff is looking... More
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How do I book a table Tammy
15 May 2017|
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Response from Jonathan C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tammy I don't think you can book online but either email them or telephone them (they speak perfect English (or Australian!): +66 77 247 694 or if you go onto their website they have a contact page - Or ask your hotel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26/22 Moo 4, Soi Wat Napralarn | Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 77 247 694
  • E-mail
John's Garden is a typical restaurant offering Thai and Western food in a warm and friendly place !