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Cool Bar

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49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
0066869442884
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beach bar

we visited the nice lady and her little children at the cool bar whilst staying in the hotel which was a 5 minute slow walk along the beach. The drinks are reasonable and is a nice quiet place to sit and watch the Thai fisherman fishing for squid. We watched some amazing storms too. don't expect... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
sarahwalker473
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North Lincolnshire
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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North Lincolnshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

we visited the nice lady and her little children at the cool bar whilst staying in the hotel which was a 5 minute slow walk along the beach. The drinks are reasonable and is a nice quiet place to sit and watch the Thai fisherman fishing for squid. We watched some amazing storms too. don't expect too much and accept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We've eaten here twice so far this week. The kids (14 & 19) love it. Great food. Friendly and welcoming. And good value. Looks like a temporary party bar but surpasses all expectations. They'll even treat you to local delicacies like ants, flies and eggs in coconut. But only if you ask. They're not on the menu!!

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

went there one night, and as said it was full of kids (no older than 12) playing on the karaoke. No one about yo serve drink, so we left without sitting down

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Cool bar is one of the treasures on the island, remote quite and peaceful. We have visited cool bar for a couple of years and it still has the magic from the 1st time. We have had many evenings of "I dunno's" a drink famous at the cool bar. Prices are good for both food and drink.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Perfect beach bar with good music just along from Centara Villas Hotel. Owners friendly, drinks cheaper, and you can stay late, very romantic you can drink with the tide lapping around your toes, a real gem of a place, the coolest bar in Koh Samui, check it out you wont be disappointed.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

the best place in samui to hang out doung and un are the best people you would ever want to meet smiles all the way easy to find just turn left out of centara villas right on the beach and food incredible all fresh made by doung brill cocktails and cheap well done you two for such a brill holiday... More 

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Hull, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is a 3 minute walk from the Centara Villas Samui (along the sea in the local fishermens village). It is lovely relaxing under the trees and watching all the fishermen getting ready to go out / landing. The staff were really friendly and give out mosquito spray at nights! Fantastic cocktails and extra special if a full moon. Open... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Family & I visited here a many times for drinks and food during our 2 week stay at Centara. Staff very friendly and chatty when needed to be. Great service and good prices. If you expect a 5* restaurant this will not be met, but you eat in the open and on the beach... Food was lovely and fresh. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Good food and drinks reasonably priced, but could definitely find cheaper food on the island. Had the red curry with seafood and rice for 220baht so still good value and tasted great. Recommended

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Kent
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I am staying at the Centara Villas next door and ventured here on Saturday night. I have now been confined to villa for two days and visiting the chemist or maybe further medical help tomorrow. I can not say whether it was the food or a contaminated drinks bottle. We came here after trip advisor and a friends review, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: 0066869442884

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene

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