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248/10, between Maenam Soi 4 & 5, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 83440, Thailand
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Nice Thai food

A small restaurant near the traffic lights on the main road in Maenam. Nice traditional Thai food and good value. My wife and daughters returned the next day to attend the cookery class and loved it

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Steve R
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We arrived late for dinner but were still greeted warmly and served a fresh, hot delicious meal which clearly tasted like eating at somebody's house (in the best way possible) -- we had a shredded green mango salad with fried fresh local fish, a pork salad with toasted coconut and lovely wine. The meal was so enjoyable, we signed up... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A small restaurant near the traffic lights on the main road in Maenam. Nice traditional Thai food and good value. My wife and daughters returned the next day to attend the cookery class and loved it

Thank Steve R
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Madame Sue is a resolute but warm-hearted woman who knows all about food and authentic Thai cuisine. For me it was a first time, my friend has been here years before and she remembered him. We had dinner three times and it was always as good as it gets. Try all of her specials from her menue on the wall... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have been eating at Sue' s for four years now and she continues to cook authentic, delicious Thai food. Fish fillet in tamarind sauce, chicken green curry, beef musaman followed by mango sticky rice. Sue only uses the freshest ingredients and everything is always beautifully cooked. She does all the cooking herself and proudly maintains the highest quality. One... More 

Thank crockfords2015
Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Arun was great! Very extensive menu and great prices! Sue was very engaging and made salad's in front of you. Everything was very fresh. Quiet, little restaurant with a lot of character. After our dinner Sue even flagged down a songthaew for us!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had an awesome day learning g how to cook proper authentic thai food. We made a spring roll starter from scratch all that came out of a packet was the paper to roll everything else was fresh from the market. We made a pad thai which again was all from scratch and we made a green curry chicken from... More 

Thank BENS1988
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Visited for second year Sue still as charming as ever and food outstanding brought some friends who were blown away with quality/flavours and Sues great personality she was christened Michelin Star Sue!! Must visit Mark/Suzi Northern Ireland

Thank mark373
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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 

Thank silmix
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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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
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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.

Thank Rob B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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  • Cuisine: Thai


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