Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Bo Phut & the Northeast

Dining on the Rocks

At the isolated Six Senses Samui, the island's ultimate dining experience takes place on nine cantilevered verandahs yawning over the gulf. After sunset (and wine), guests feel like they’re dining on a barge set adr…
Top Choice Seafood in Ko Samui

Five Islands

Five Islands offers a unique (yet pricey) eating experience. First, a long-tail boat (tours for two including meal 7500B to 9250B) will take you out into the turquoise sea to visit the haunting Five Sister Islands w…
Top Choice Italian in Mae Nam & the North Coast

Pepenero

Pepenero continues to cause a stir on Ko Samui, moving to this more accessible Mae Nam location. What this excellent and neatly designed Italian restaurant lacks in views is more than made up for by a terrific menu …
Top Choice International in Mae Nam & the North Coast

Farmer

Magically set in front of a photogenic rice field with green hills in the distance, fantastic Farmer – within the boutique resort of the same name – is a choice selection, especially when the candlelight flickers on…
Top Choice French in Hat Lamai & the Southeast

Baobab

Grab a free beach towel and crash out on a sun lounger after a full meal at breezy Baobab, or have a massage next door, but seize one of the beach tables (if you can). You'll need two hands to turn over the hefty me…
Top Choice Bakery in Hat Lamai & the Southeast

La Fabrique

Ceiling fans chop the air and service is snappy and helpful at this roomy French-style boulangerie/patisserie away from the main drag, near Wat Lamai on Rte 4169. The place for brekkie, select from fresh bread, croi…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Bo Phut & the Northeast

Barracuda

Abounding in alluring Mediterranean culinary inflections, but only open come evening, Barracuda is one of the island's best dining options. The romantic and seductive night-time environment is almost as delightful a…
Top Choice Steak in Hat Chaweng

Dr Frogs

Perched atop a rocky overlook, Dr Frogs combines beautiful ocean vistas with delicious international grills, seafood, pasta, pizza and Thai favourites. Delectable steaks and crab cakes, and friendly owners, make it …
Top Choice Steak in Hat Chaweng

Stacked

All sharp lines, open kitchen/grill, a team of busy and super-efficient staff plus a cracker of a menu, this awesome burger restaurant remains a visual and culinary feast. Burgers and steaks – bursting with flavour …
Top Choice International in Mae Nam & the North Coast

Fish Restaurant

With elegant Thai tablecloths and a well-priced, tasty menu of Thai seafood and pan-Asian dishes and international appetisers, this popular wood-floored eatery pulls in a regular stream of diners for its charming se…