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Cool Bar

#138 of 1,029 Restaurants in Ko Samui
Certificate of Excellence
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49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
0066869442884
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Seating

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  • 164
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  • 18
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  • 6
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  • 8
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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
Tropical Paradise

The Cool Bar.....beach bar in a beautiful location. Fresh food, awesome cocktails and a warm welcome! Once you visit, you won't want to leave 😎

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
ChrisOD112
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice location at the beach. however off season its too calm, no tourists at all. however good place for a nice party or just a drink

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Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cool Bar.....beach bar in a beautiful location. Fresh food, awesome cocktails and a warm welcome! Once you visit, you won't want to leave 😎

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1 Thank ChrisOD112
Toowoomba, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I honeymooned in Thailand for 4 weeks in 2010 and some of our most treasured memories are walking down the beach from our resort to The Cool Bar, every night for 10 nights in a row. It was such a relaxing haven amongst the lively surrounds ... A deserted beach with wonderful service, smiling faces, a beautiful... More 

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Thank Renee C
Brisbane, Australia
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's often closed, it's often slow, it's often messy. The beach is good if you swim to the left of the fisherman's mooring poles. The bar is funky, the location is swell. Get it on a good day and you'll love it but on the next day .. It's a different mindset. When the world ends this would be a... More 

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Thank Instantcalmer
Kent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked Samui many years ago. Just wanted a beach tropical holiday with bars, food and some social life.... On day 2 (After the Jet Lag) we found this Bamboo Bar on the beach near Centara...and we've been using as our Local Pub on Samui, ever since. It's just perfect and they've extended the Bamboo Bar to do food too.... More 

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cool Bar was a wonderful, welcoming place with fab views over the ocean. Would love to visit again.

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1 Thank mel241
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get there and you just can't help but say 'this is cool' Lives up to its name. Good chilled out place and very hospitable service.

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1 Thank Sheila D
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little shack on turquoise beach that offers drinks at less than half the price of resorts Relaxed atmosphere

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1 Thank Greg W
St Helens, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just got back from our Thailand travels. One of our destinations was the centara villas. The cool bar is really short walk along the beach and was absolutely fab! Doung and un were so lovely!!! We had a fab night on New Year's Eve with a group of us from centara. Special big hi to Jill and Jim.... More 

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2 Thank Jackie M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

For a romantic meal on the beach or just a family meal you can't get friendlier or more authentic than the cool bar It aWas a quiet time when we were there but I bet in the heat of the season this place buzzes with atmosphere. Great music and company. Cooking by family members can't be fresher or nicer. Definitely... 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, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions

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