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Swing Bar

109/12 Moo 3 Lamai Beach Road | Maret, Lamai Beach, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Ranked #42 of 83 restaurants in Lamai Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $3 - $30
Cuisines: Barbecue, European, Seafood, Thai
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Swing Bar Samui is the largest beach bar and restaurant on Lamai Beach. Fitted with comfy swings in its interior so you can swing while you drink! It is comprised of two different dining areas: Swing Bar and Swing Bar beach restaurant. You can enjoy the open air design of Swing Bar with its beautiful 180 degree ocean view or for a real treat dine directly on the beach at Swing Bar beach restaurant. Our menu is the same for both dining areas however you must try out each one to enjoy the 2 different atmospheres! We have a wide variety of European and Thai cuisine as well as fresh seafood prepared to your liking! Indulge in one of our tasty cocktails or ice cold beers! We provide free Wireless internet, pool tables and free sunbed use for customers. Also we screen all major sporting events on the big screen and lcd’s. Happy Hour Everyday! Swing Bar is always abuzz with weekly events such as our popular Lamai Fire Beach Parties Fridays and Mondays. There is something for everybody at Swing Bar Samui!
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75% Recommend
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

After reading all the devious we decided to visit Swing Bar on our recent hols to Samui. The location is great right on a beach, but the loud music killed any sound of the sea. The place is a bit like lunapark where owner threw everything and anything at you creating what I can only call a confusion. The menu... More

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Soham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I have been to Lamai several times and have never come across this place before. In fact it was only because I was looking at hotels more central to Lamai that the Swing Bar came to my notice. Don't be put off by the name, it has nothing to do with wife swapping. It took me a while to find... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The swings at the bar are a great novelty features. The food is tasty and filling and good value for money. The cocktails are lovely and it is a little over priced but worth it as their is seating on the beach. At night the fire shows are fantastic!

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Brussels, Belgium
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91 reviews 91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Drinks are over-priced compared to nearby bars/restos and the staff we dealt with were a bit snotty (stressed and over-worked maybe?). We paid 160 baht for a large Singha which is more expensive than neighboring bars/restos but I guess this includes mark-up for entertainment. The fire show was ok - I have seen a lot better elsewhere - and then... More

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Kilkenny, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

free sunbeds are a great incentive to draw people in during the day. Food is very tasty but service during the day was poor for food, meals did not arrive together (not the only place that we received this kind of service) but evening meal service was much better. Fire shows nightly and beach party ends at a respecatable time..good... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

As it says in the title thats all it is. It could be excellent as it \'s very different when you get inside but it lacks atmosphere and decent staff. I agree with other reviewers it is overprice and the staff are certainly not customer service orientated, we were sat in there quite late one evening & wanted another drink... More

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Lamai Beach, Thailand
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed in the hotel for 5 nights , stopped at the bar most nights for one It's the people here that make the bar ... The bar itself isn't anything special .... But the peps are good The swings themselves are not very good .... I was gutted to find But I still sat in one every night Good fire... More

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Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This place is over priced. When we went to eat there we ordered the ribs, which weren't cheap but we love our ribs and the picture was enticing (a large rack of ribs). However what we received was somewhat different. About 3 or 4 ribs that looked under marinated. I don't doubt the quality but we sent all 3 of... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We went for a couple of relaxing drinks on the beach one evening to watch the fire show. We purchased second round of drinks and paid with 1000 baht note. The staff brought our change for 500 baht note. After discussing we gave a 1000 and asking to speak to manager. Staff member continued to say was 500 and would... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Standard menu, good service. A great place for starting the evening with fire show (free) and then walk up to the street for dinner.

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