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Som Restaurant

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44 Moo 6 Bang Por Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
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+66 81 477 4305
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Noosa, Australia
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111 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate at Som on our last visit to Koh Samui in 2016 and thought that the food and the service were very good. Unfortunately 12 months later we had exactly the opposite experience. This is not only the worst food I have eaten in Koh Samui, but the worst food I have ever eaten. I was served nearly raw... More 

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Thank 00BCK
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Som restaurant was the best restaurant in Koh Samui. We came across Som as we were looking for a place to do laundry. The lady at the front was so nice and said they also have a restaurant in the back which happened to be Som! We had a couple fresh coconuts while we took in the views of the... More 

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Thank Brenden Y
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG this was a very good find far too late in our holiday. Food was amazing along with great staff. Views amazing right on the beach front. Don't do like we did and visit this restarant late in your holiday.

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Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had seafood dinner last nite at Som Restaurant, we order fish, king prawns, squids all BBQ. They were cook to perfection with amazing sauces. Their crab meat fried rice is also superb. Their price is cheaper than any bigger restaurant in fisherman's village of Koh Samui. Service is above expectations. We will go back there next time when we... More 

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Thank Peter L
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What a meal. Scallops in garlic butter followed by steamed veggies and steamed snapper in lemon sauce. Everything was fresh, cooked to perfection and so much flavour. The fish melted in my mouth and is by far the best fish I've ever eaten. All served by friendly staff. Only 2 days left in Koh Samui, and I know where... More 

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Thank Leeny_81
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a short car journey away and went to the restaurant on the reccomendation of other reviews. It didn't dissapoint. The food was lovely for the price. A friend had the prawns in batter to start which were really tasty, another some chicken satay and I had the spring rolls. All quite normal starters but then I had the... More 

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Thank Mitzimoo100
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we stayed up the road at code. Som was fantastic. Great food and drinks. Prices are extremely reasonable and the ladies that run it are great value im missing SOM already

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Thank Mark A
Hong Kong
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Som's restaurant tonight for dinner. It is lovely placed at the beach, meaning you can have your feed in the sand while eating. The chicken satay was very nice and juicy, especially considering value for money. A clear must go

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Thank Sebastian H
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Thailand for a family holiday for a week and we visited the fantastic Som restaurant 4 times. The best king prawns I have tasted in a long time. Try the holy basil spicy prawns:) It's not much to look at from outside but it makes up for it with fantastic food, great service and a gorgeous sunset on... More 

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Thank PadraigMunster
Sao Paulo, SP
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 500m away from Som's Restaurant, so it was very easy to see if the food was as good as mentioned on the reviews. It's really good and I ate there every day. Starters are around 80 baht. I had the garlic bread and the fried spring rolls and they were great, the garlic bread was truly delicious. Dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Moo 6 Bang Por Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 81 477 4305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?