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109/12 Moo 3 Lamai Beach Road | Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Ranked #58 of 107 Restaurants in Lamai Beach
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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Carlisle, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We saw a couple of good reviews on the internet about the Swing Bar so decided to stop in and have a bite to eat having been out and about all day. The service was fine and i ordered Jack Daniels ribs and shrimp, to which the waiter looked at and confirmed then repeated the meal back to me. Having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Love this place for daytime: free sunbeds, wifi and good fireshow in the evening, staff is friendly and breakfasts are good for this price. Great sea view and nice music.

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Kiruna, Sweden
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Don't order drinks here, they got lots of water in them, not worth the price. We left after one drink and went to another bar with drinks without water in them.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I stayed in the hotel opposite (rich resort) and ended up eating here on numerous occasions over a 5 night period and at different times of the day and the food was always really good! always fresh and tasty! The free sun-beds on the beach are quite nice they all have parasols and there are waiters walking around taking drink... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were there just for a dinner on a recommondation of our hotel staff. Our waiter at the Swing Bar tried to speak a kind of New York gangsta slang which is not very helpfull, when he hardly speaks english. The taste of the food we got was average or less. Maybe it would be better to order a Burger... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Happy hour is something like noon till 6pm, free wifi and sunbeds as long as you buy a drink or food which is alright quality and fairly priced. staff all nice and good fire show on fri and Mon nights

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Melbourne, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Made the unfortunate decision to go here based on a friend saying she'd read about it online. The 'swings' are just seats at the bar and the food is western pub food. Drinks were pricey and service average. Do not waste your time and money. Get a meal somewhere more authentic.

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Rob G, Manager at Swing Bar, responded to this review

Hi there, sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your time at Swing Bar. Since taking on management of the bar at the start of October I have been trying to rectify a lot of problems, currently our food and drinks menus are being overhauled to bring better value to our customers, also staff are being trained to provide a... More 

Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went here during the day, had A nice 500ml cocktail for only 100 baht, and had a beautifull view from the first floor looking on the beach, also nice sunbeds!

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Rob G, Manager at Swing Bar, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your positive review. We always have great feedback about our cocktails and yes the view from the upstairs seating out over Lamai bay is one of the best. We look forward to seeing you again, all the best. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Worst service possible, the ladies were rude and did not help me when needed. The food was average, the rooms werent cleaned. And there was a charge for every little thing. Never again,

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Rob G, Manager at Swing Bar, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our business. I'm sorry that your experience was as you described, there is no excuse for rudeness and i will be investigating what has caused this. Perhaps next time you review somewhere you could describe in a little more detail, thus allowing businesses to improve standards. Recently we have under gone... More 

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131 reviews 131 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My sister and i actually stayed at the hotel here, so we used to free sun beds which was great. During the day i ordered some snacks, wasn't overly impressed with the value of the food, over priced and food was average, fruit platter had only 3 typed of old fruit on a small plate. The fire show at night... More 

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Rob G, Manager at Swing Bar, responded to this review

Hello, good to hear that you enjoyed our fire show, we strive to make it interesting and upbeat. I'm sorry to hear about your experiences with our food and cocktails, currently we are re-training staff to a better standard, so hopefully this will result in a higher quality product for our customers. Our prices reflect our location, size and overheads,... More 

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Address: 109/12 Moo 3 Lamai Beach Road | Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui, Thailand
Phone Number: 077424208
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Maret  >  Lamai Beach
Average Prices: USD 3 - 30
Cuisine: Barbecue, European, Seafood, Thai

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