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“Nice location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Swing Bar

Swing Bar
109/12 Moo 3 Lamai Beach Road | Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Ranked #58 of 112 Restaurants in Lamai Beach
Price range: $3 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood, Barbecue, European, Thai
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Swing Bar Samui is the largest beach bar and restaurant on Lamai Beach. Fitted with comfy swings in its interior so you can swing while you drink! It is comprised of two different dining areas: Swing Bar and Swing Bar beach restaurant. You can enjoy the open air design of Swing Bar with its beautiful 180 degree ocean view or for a real treat dine directly on the beach at Swing Bar beach restaurant. Our menu is the same for both dining areas however you must try out each one to enjoy the 2 different atmospheres! We have a wide variety of European and Thai cuisine as well as fresh seafood prepared to your liking! Indulge in one of our tasty cocktails or ice cold beers! We provide free Wireless internet, pool tables and free sunbed use for customers. Also we screen all major sporting events on the big screen and lcd’s. Happy Hour Everyday! Swing Bar is always abuzz with weekly events such as our popular Lamai Fire Beach Parties Fridays and Mondays. There is something for everybody at Swing Bar Samui!
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“Nice location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

During our stay in Koh Samui we visited the Swing Bar a lot because they provide beds on the beach and have a nice offer of drinks and food.

We tried some shakes, had sandwiches for lunch and also breakfast - all very good but a litte bit more expensive then you can find it around Samui.

The staff was very helpfull and the location is perfect.

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ManagerSwingBar, Manager at Swing Bar, responded to this review, October 15, 2013
thanks to take time to write one review for our establishment, Im very glad you enjoy to stay with us and also the swing bar food.
The price is maybe little bit more up than another place but if you sleep on the Rich resort you get one ''VIP card'' and get 10 % discount on all the drink and food from Swing bar.Maybe is good to know for your next holidays.
Regard
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“7th visit to Thailand- worst food & service ever :(”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I were excited to visit the buzzing Lamai beach bar with firepoy shows on Friday night and grab a bite for dinner inside. To explain- we both speak English without an accent and a tiny bit of Thai as we've visited many times and love everything about Samui. Initially I was disappointed that the waiting staff did not understand my drink order - vodka & mixed juice - at all. After the fourth staff member asked me what I wanted - I also pointed to the words written on their menu. After waiting 20mins (in a quiet upstairs area) they finally got the first round right- we completely gave up in the second - we waited about 10 mins then we're bought a milkshake! We actually thought it was funny because we're travelled to some remote places and can always order a drink! Ordered food from the jack Daniels menu- it took ages and was really truly awful. They got our order options wrong- wanted mash, they bought chips. And whilst I'm on a rant, the loos had no toilet tissue and sink area etc in the Ladies was unclean. This bar seemed very popular with families their to see the fireshows but the staff really didn't seem to care at all. They seemed more frustrated than I - like I was awkward- and were very rude. And, we asked if we wanted our picture taken- erm, no thanks, cheque please! This place was a disappointing dive- great for a free show if you want to loiter- like lots of European families seemed to- otherwise- pop into anywhere else on the fabulous Lamai street front.

Visited October 2013
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“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Came here for dinner twice during my week long stay on Koh Samui. Had beers here every night though. Fire show was fantastic. Service was best on fire show nights but the rest of the week it was not that great. Only 2 servers and the bar tenders seemed to know what they were doing. Disappointed to take note that the staff shared tips as the staff who worked at the fire show and were wait staff on their nights off lounged around while the rest of the staff pulled together to take up the slack. There was also one very horrible waitress who worked on the beach who could not get an order correct and made it very apparent her job was an inconvenience. Would go here again though for the food.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Coldest beer on koh samui”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I visit samui every 3 months and always stop here for the fire show and beer so cold it will give you chills. I have never ate here so can't comment on the food.

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ManagerSwingBar, Manager at Swing Bar, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
thanks to take time to write one review for our establishment, I'm happy to know than every three month you stop at the Swing Bar for see the biggest fire show and for drink the beer so cold then you had chills ;)
See you in three month and ask the manager i will give you one present .
Regard
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“Mesmerised by the fire shows”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Came in for cocktails which were great and good value. Mesmerised by the fire show which was on constantly the whole time we were there. Ended up staying for ages and having something to eat. Service and music were great all night. Food was more expensive than surrounding places but you are on the beach and its a tourist place, it is Thailand so was still cheap. Food seemed fresh and was pretty good, good selection of food to chose from. Had a great wee night here would recommend.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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ManagerSwingBar, Manager at Swing Bar, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
Thank you to write one review for our establishment i'm glad you enjoy the food&service and than you have been mesmerised by the fire show.Every monday and friday the fire show start 7 pm and finish at 2 am,We hope we can see you another time at the swing Bar.
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