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248/10, between Maenam Soi 4 & 5, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 83440, Thailand
077921566
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Ranked #31 of 67 Restaurants in Mae Nam
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Yes there are many Thai restaurants in Samui BUT if you want the real deal come to Arun. Yes Sue is definitely a character but then again which Chef isn't. It's a small restaurant but we liked it so much we went back 3 times and pretty much ate everything on the menu. The food is as authentic as you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

i couldn t get enough of Sue s food,her pad thai is soooo good,somtam perfect,the ginger fish dish was very good.went 4 days in a row for my dinners! and you get 10% discount for take away,what s not to like.Thank you Sue you re a great talented chef :)

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The food prepared by Sue is one of the best in Maenam. She's had Thai restaurants in Sydney for over 20 years and received her fair share of awards there. Her green mango salad is just superb and make sure to have the duck with green peppercorns.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I stumbled across this restaurant because it offered cooking classes so went to enquire and was given a Take Away menu and toldci could choose highlighted dishes from that menu. I showed the menu to my husband as we were meeting up with friends that night and thought the prices were veey, very reasonable. Since there were 13 of us... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Don't be put off by negative reviews of sue, she was charming, knew her food inside out and obviously just wants people to enjoy the food as best they can, as she intends it to be. Prices are very reasonable, very tasty food and clean place. It was recommended by a local restauranteur as one of the only other places... More 

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glasgow
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160 reviews 160 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Ate here on our first night in samui. Didn't plan it, but rather just walked in on the basis that the place looked cosy, and after an overnight train and delayed boat, frankly we just needed food. We just ordered 2 chicken with cashew nut dishes, the owner the. Told us we could have 1 and the other would be... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We came to Arun as it was recommended to us. Since this place is really small, we would have missed it otherwise. The Arun restaurant offers some fantastic Thai dishes (prepared w/o glutamate!). The Green Papaya Salad was awesome and also the Duck as well as the Thai Seafood in the Young Coconut was delicious. Not only the food was... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

After reading other reviews on Trip Advisor, we were braced for our first meeting with Sue. She was absolutely lovely to us, and gave us lots of great tips about what to do in Mae Nam and Bo Phut. We learned more from her in 5 minutes than from our hotel during the whole stay. We were the only ones... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

My wife and myself came across this gem on a wet night in mae nam met Sue great lady/personality food and wine great.We returned on 3 more occasions and enjoyed every dish.We will return - thank u Sue. Mark/Suzi Northern Ireland

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The food is pretty ok but oh my god, the owner was short, disrespectful and made us feel very unwelcomed. She woulndt answer any questions about the meny, barely looked at us and pretty much gave the attitude of " you pay, you go". Dont recommend it att all. Thailand is full of wonderful people and restaurants with great service... More 

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Address: 248/10, between Maenam Soi 4 & 5, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 83440, Thailand
Phone Number: 077921566
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
Cuisine: Thai

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