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26/22 Moo 4, Soi Wat Napralarn | Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
+66 77 247 694
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1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 245
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  • 107
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 12
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth a visit

We went with our toddler. Food and service both wonderful. Beautiful little garden. Worth a visit, especially for us after having a few very average meals, this was a great find.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2012
its_the_milky_way
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We went with our toddler. Food and service both wonderful. Beautiful little garden. Worth a visit, especially for us after having a few very average meals, this was a great find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

I had a wonderful time at Johns Garden. I had been there a few times. The atmosphere was fantastic, it was relaxed, wonderful music and a beautiful garden. The staff was very friendly and the food was tasty, steak and the massaman were my favourite. The mojito was wonderful too. I highly recommend you visit johns garden.

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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

John's garden was pleasant...first tick...lovely surrounds, and on a good day...some might say romantic! Unlucky for us, we obviously chose a day where every farang-foreigner decided to drag their obnoxious and extremely loud children out for dinner on same night as us :( let me be fair and say the staff were lovely (the 2 l saw working) and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Magical and unusual with these tables spaced in the middle of a tropical garden with cascading fountain full of lights, color .... some table covered by a sort of Bugalow in case of rain ... Nouriture thai exceptional, fresh and well stocked with a deco deconcertente in and out the plate... Johns Garden crew are fast, wake up , attentional,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

When I stay at Koh Samui - it's a must to enjoy John's Garden ... Have a really nice atmosphere - specially cooking and really friendly service <3 I'm loving it. ps. sorry for my english... :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Don't let the simple name put you off, Johns garden is anything but plain and simple, but simply wonderful. A very intimate setting with very well spaced tables and Salas, you feel like you are the only one in your own little garden of eden. Food is just superb and very fresh. A great chilled atmosphere. Your experience will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Restaurant John's Garden is the perfect place for those who enjoy good food and leisurely pastime. You will be impressed by the restaurant’s unique and warm welcoming interior which is splendidly supplements the tasteful cuisine. Visit to John's Garden can be compared with the visit to a fairy tale – truly warm atmosphere makes it easy to relax and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Very nice place, beautiful garden, good welcome, nice table, very good food, service without any mistake. I recommand, the chicken massaman: the best of the island. You have to test!... Christian

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

This restaurant in Maenam is well worth the trip even if you're not based in the area. It's a super romantic setting in a charming garden with a cute Thai house as the backdrop. There are Thai style salas where you can recline and relax on the floor on Thai cushions. There are also private cabanas with thatched roofs and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I have been to Johns garden in mae nam several time. It is a really great place, awesome Atmosphere and very unique and typical. The service and food are great. A very good quality place for the price. A must go

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26/22 Moo 4, Soi Wat Napralarn | Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 77 247 694

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17
  • Cuisine: European, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?