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Arun@Samui

248/10, between Maenam Soi 4 & 5, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 83440, Thailand
077921566
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Ranked #24 of 53 restaurants in Mae Nam
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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134 reviews 134 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
1 review
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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Dublin, Ireland
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168 reviews 168 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 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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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Terrible restaurant! Food is not tasty. Very salty. The staff is not friendly: ((( Price 700bat. for two dishes. :(((((

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Terrible restaurant! Food is not tasty. Very salty. The staff is not friendly: ((( :((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This is the best place to get a great quality local Thai food. Sue, the Thai owner, who has lived in Australia, is a very warm and friendly host with a great sense of humor, who makes you feel like you are dining in her home.

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