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49 Moo 3, Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
+66 77 230 294
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
OK meal at Chef

Chef is located on the street side of Chaweng beach, by a small stream (which isn't clean). When we went there the service was a little slow, but the staff were friendly and helpful. The food was ok and was reasonably priced. Will struggle if you are a veggie.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Chef is located on the street side of Chaweng beach, by a small stream (which isn't clean). When we went there the service was a little slow, but the staff were friendly and helpful. The food was ok and was reasonably priced. Will struggle if you are a veggie.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A great little restaurant at the southern end of Chaweng Beach. At night it is lit with fairy lights and quite lovely. Eight of us dined there last week and everyone commended the great food and service. Cocktails and beers inexpensive, but don't buy wine unless you like spending a lot of money on relatively unknown labels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

And the best Massaman Curry I have ever tasted in my life. Based at the very south end of Chewang Beach it is not the flashiest restaurant or location but the food and smiling staff will leave you very satisfied without breaking the bank

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We decided to go into this restaurant as we were walking past it every night. I had the mussels to start with, then the lamb cutlets. The mussels were ok, the lamb was cooked lovely but the sauce was very overpowering. Unfortunately a couple of hours later I was vomiting with chronic diarrhoea. I was drinking bottled water all night... More 

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TheChefRestaurant, ผู้จัดการฝ่ายประชาสัมพันธ์ at The Chef, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Chef restaurant. We truly value the opinions of our guests, we apologize that we did not meet your expectation. Due to your comment I have rechecked our products and they are of the standard of quality we always provide. We ensure that our standard of quality is always maintained by checking... More 

Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had a lovely dinner at The Chef. Their massaman curry is delicious! I liked the idea of open kitchen. The staff was very polite and the experience was nice overall. Not so cheap but affordable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This Resturant which is across from the Samui Paradise Resort. Great food, Great Service and Great setting. Do go. We will be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Fresh tasty Thai and international food, lovingly prepared by the staff at The Chef. Nice quiet spot for a relaxing meal, off the main Chaweng strip.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We visited in April. Perfect food, Perfect service, lovely staff and a great setting. Really worth walking to as it is at the quieter end. We stayed at Samui Resotel and it was very close, we went more than once as it was so great... Must visit!

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Of course there are plenty of places to get great food on Samui, but this place has everything you could ask for in a nice meal. The staff is very polite and work hard to make your visit memorable. We noticed when we visited, the waitress repeated our orders back to us to assure they were correct.( having our fair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Its located well down south on Chaweng Beach, convinently next to my favorite bar (1 more bar), just in for quick dinner, had red snapper fillet, and it was the best Snapper i ever had in Thailand. Will visit again in June

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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