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Ad Hoc Beach Cafe

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Bophut Beach Fisherman Village, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
6677425380
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 97
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  • 36
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  • 15
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  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great evening

Great food, service and views. We really enjoyed Ad Hoc. The staff are friendly and all spoke English very well. A very quiet place, not exactly in the fishermans village, you would need to pass the back entrance and you'll find them on the hill in the bend. Easy parking. the owner, a lovely woman... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Ian C
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great food, service and views. We really enjoyed Ad Hoc. The staff are friendly and all spoke English very well. A very quiet place, not exactly in the fishermans village, you would need to pass the back entrance and you'll find them on the hill in the bend. Easy parking. the owner, a lovely woman from Osaka, also took some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Excellent service and friendly staff. Delicious and beautifully presented food (dessert in particular). Enjoyed our meal very much and looking forward to returning again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Ad Hoc was one of our favourite dining experiences of our whole trip in Thailand. The view is incredible, so make sure you arrive before the sun goes down! The service by both of our waiters was amazing - both of them were entertaining and super friendly. The starters, the mains and the desserts were perfect. We were very sad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Don't be fooled by the name of "Beach Cafe" and the simplicity of this little gem of a restaurant by the beach in Bophut Koh Samui. The Italian cuisine cooked with the freshest, air-flown in ingredients and local seafood is mouth-wateringly divine! The wine list is extensive and relatively inexpensive. Owners Yuri and Tim Mercer are wonderful hosts and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

a very nice place by the beach with a great view especially on sunset time with happy hour! We had diner and the italian food, which is the specialty because the owner goes to Italy twice a year, is delicious. Very nice and careful service. I dont understand why some people said that it is expensive since you can order... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is an Italian with a small menu but excellent food. We had 3 courses and a bottle of wine sat on the terrace. Lovely staff with very good service. Worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went with friends one Friday night and found it to be for us a short walk along the road from our hotel . The meal was possibly the best we had in our 3week stay, we sat outside and all had western type meals , ie: steak and lamb shank served with mash and veg . The service by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Gorgeous sunset views of Bophut beach. A wonderful wine selection at typical Thai prices. An Italian and Mediterranean menu. Very good food. Great flavours. Friendly English speaking staff. Great atmosphere. Would definitely come back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The staff is very friendly, attentive and competent, the scenery is picture-perfect, the food is otherwordly, and the wine list is fantastic. The owner Yuri makes you feel at home for a relaxing meal. What more could you want?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

To call this a beach cafe may be a bit misleading as the food is top quality restaurant standard. We have been several times and the food, service and location are all outstanding. The steak was one of the best I've had and their lamb dish was also excellent. The menu has some nice choices and the wine list is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bophut Beach Fisherman Village, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut
  • Phone Number: 6677425380

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic

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