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The Five Islands

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348 Moo3 | Koh Samui, Taling Ngam, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
+66 81 920 6162
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 127
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    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This Restaurant is now closed!

Unfortunately 'The Five Island' restaurant has been closed for over 10 months. Recent reviews must be getting mixed up with 'The Island View' restaurant next door, which has now taken over the whole area. The chef & staff have moved to 'The Virgin Coast' restaurant which is approximately 5-10... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
tal71
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately 'The Five Island' restaurant has been closed for over 10 months. Recent reviews must be getting mixed up with 'The Island View' restaurant next door, which has now taken over the whole area. The chef & staff have moved to 'The Virgin Coast' restaurant which is approximately 5-10 mins drive heading north.

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Paris, France
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A premium spot in Taling Ngam which means pretty isolated beach, away from the usual crowd and offering an anstonishing ground view on the magnificent Five Islands natural marine park. a nice & professional local service. Food is good, some nice recipes though not astounding. Finally, this is a cool restaurant on the beach for every kind of people. Recommended... More 

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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stayed at Intercon and loved it but this is a short walk down the beach. They will also pick you up from hotel/drop off for free Good food and good massages available by the beach too. Reasonably priced and really exceptionally nice people who played with our baby, got out toys etc... As mentioned the food was very good... More 

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We were welcomed by friendly staff who seated us on a table on the beach overlooking the Islands as the sunset and we were immediately sold. The food was nice and tasty, less the Pad Thai that seemed to have a western ketchup flavour but the other classic Thai dishes were great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

You could dine on the beach or inside the restaurant, staff were very friendly and there was a good choice on the menu, being a vegetarian I'm a little fussy, but they accommodated my requests and the food was yummy and at a great price!

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great food and service on the beach a short car ride from the inter continental where we were staying. Good friendly service, very reasonable.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Was hoping there was an option for not having to rate the restaurant but to let folks know that Five Islands is under renovation and is not open for business. The lady who answered the phone listed in the Tripadvisor site said that they moved to a new location and is better so I was really looking forward to it.... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We stopped off here whilst driving round the island. It's well off the main tourist area but well worth the visit. It was mid day and we only wanted a snack, so we had the mixed platter and a non-alcoholic cocktail. It was well worth the money and the staff were friendly and sociable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Came across this restaurant by accident, lovely food, good quantity and good price. Mainly thai cuisine but when in Thailand..... Worth a visit

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

What a way to spend the day an amazing beach spot secluded island paradise a bit hard to find but worth the the trouble had lunch chilled on the beach had cocktails they supply towels and a 3 pm impromptu long boat trip around the five islands snorkelled fed the fish wow is not even a word that describes this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 348 Moo3 | Koh Samui, Taling Ngam, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Taling Ngam
  • Phone Number: +66 81 920 6162

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 99
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

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