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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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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 125
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect Beach Bar!

We frequented Cool Bar many times during our holiday in Koh Samui! For lunch one day where we - the food was fresh and delicious, for sundowner beers before dinner and for late night cocktails! Each time we were greeted with friendly staff - and dropped home by their taxi service! They also looked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
LeanneBlake
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Bangkok, Thailand
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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186 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bangkok, Thailand
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We frequented Cool Bar many times during our holiday in Koh Samui! For lunch one day where we - the food was fresh and delicious, for sundowner beers before dinner and for late night cocktails! Each time we were greeted with friendly staff - and dropped home by their taxi service! They also looked after us for the week with... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Such an awesome little hidden bar. Highly recommend checking it out. The only reason I gave four stars is because it's not a 5 star restaurant. It's a beach restaurant and they didn't have a few of the items that we ordered but the food we did have was quite nice. Very cool atmosphere with the water, sand, breeze and... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Owners of the Cool Bar couldn't do enough for us, really lovely people. Lovely food and drinks, especially the cocktails.

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London, England
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Cool Bar is perfectly positioned on the beach with uninterrupted views over the sea. Signposted from the road or a 2 minute stroll along the beach (to your left) from the Centara Villas resort. The charm of this place is perhaps what pushes others to post negative reviews but most of all it's what draws tourists here time after... More 

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Willenhall, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

When we first arrived on our honeymoon we explored the beach by our hotel and spotted this little bar right on a very picturesque part of the beach. Being hot, hungry and tired we popped in to sit and cool down with a cheeky midday drink. A vision of what a tropical bar should be laid back, chilled atmosphere and... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Brilliant place to eat and drink, very cheap and great staff. A good place to meet friends for a quiet drink.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Fab little bar with a great atmosphere , met some lovely people here. Food was good too. We spent most afternoons here , cheap beer and great views

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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Used the cool bar quite a few times during our stay and never got everything together to share out and eat with my wife at the same time.The guy that took the orders quite often got the order wrong or didn't pass on to the kitchen all that we had ordered so things were missed from our order. I could... More 

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west yorkshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

What can I say waited two hours for a bowl of cold soup it was terrible I should have guessed by the waitress who was a six year old school girl still in uniform only managed one drink as my group consisted of four and the waitress couldn't carry them they were two heavy for her .ghandi's flipflop is actually... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Cool bar was a great place to hang out and meet other people - exchange stories of places to go and see. 'Un' the guy that runs it was very friendly, and was keeping us entertained with card tricks and matchstick tricks..while we drank some lovely cocktails... Lovely little place right on the beach,,,,

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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: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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