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49 Moo 3, Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
+66 77 230 294
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Koh Samui, Thailand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I have often driven past the Chef and always thought it looked worth a visit. Having recently spied a new bar nearby and stopped off on Friday evening, after work, for a Gin or two, we thought it would be an ideal opportunity to try the Chef. A good idea it was too. It was quite early so the place... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We went for dinner one night and the food was really good, the boys feasted on the marinated ribs as an entree and then we had thai food after that. All was good, although a little bland, BUT the staff were so business like, did not smile or interact with anyone. We watched them around the place and it wasn't... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have been there twice and would say that's a nice and quite place to eat. The soups are amazing but of course for people who love Thai food. Grilled King prawns, chicken Panaeng and bananas in coco mil for dessert was yam. We enjoyed both visits and can only recommend it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stopped by here for dinner last night because the decor looks nice and the seafood bar looks fresh. We had a snapper and a blue crab, both grilled (recommended by waiter and cook) and served with a side (choices are baked potato, mash, salad or rice). The taste was very bland, especially the crab - no salt, just oily... More 

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Whyalla, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Poor food, poor service and ridiculous pricing. Then you get the bill with 10% service and 7% VAT, keep walking folks this a bad one.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This restaurant is located at a quiter end of Chaweng. The restaurant is beautiful and meticulously designed. It was not evry crowded whenever I had visited. One of my fav in Koh Samui. Crabs are fresh and tasty. Try their Mango with Sweet Rice. It is worth a try!!!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

We ordered food then had to ask after 30 mins where it was. They then produced one starter. Waited then to be bought out more random dishes that were going cold only to find out they had forgotten to cook our rice dishes. Complained to the manager who was very rude .....said he couldn't care less and if we didn't... More 

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Antibes, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We had drinks here the other night. They were expensive on the Thai scale, and they were not real drinks, more like fruit punch without alcohol. When complaining, they just tend to not understand, or they really dont understand. Find another place!

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north devon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

This a tourist restaurant .food is below average with the smallest amounts of any expensive ingredient . 17 % added to every bill not your norm as often included. There are far superior places to eat. . Just take note this is a tourist restaurant .

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I have to be honest, upon first look I was not expecting much. We dined at about 6pm on a monday evening. There were four of us in the restaurant for time we were there. Our waitress did seem a little disinterested, and confused our order for a Schnapps for some sort of fortified wine... Nonetheless, the food was fabulous.... More 

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Address: 49 Moo 3, Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 77 230 294
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
Cuisine: Thai

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