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“Friendly service, great ambience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Emerald Bar and Restaurant

Emerald Bar and Restaurant
61 Fishermans Village | Bophut, Ko Samui 8200, Thailand
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Ranked #178 of 852 Restaurants in Ko Samui
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Bangkok
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Friendly service, great ambience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

We were happen to be at Emerald on Songkran night as other shops around were all closed. Surprisingly, we love everything there. Choices of drinks, great serving portion of tasty food with noises of waves. Most importantly staff were all friendly but highly efficient.

Visited April 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
london
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Emerald bar has the best service ever,I've not eaten here but the service for drinks is super quick mad they are very friendly

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gray, Maine
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204 reviews 204 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
“I wish I had eaten here...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I did not eat here but I did drink there and I have to chime in, just a wee bit. First, beautiful location looking out over the sea. Service is spot on without exception. Friendly, on top of their game, get it right the first time and very quick. Obviously well trained. They have Kilkeny's on tap. That's it. I need nothing more. My guess is their food is better than passable as well. To the manager, owner, whatever...the ladies you have working in your pub are some of the best I have encountered in Asia, period. Very well done.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Great Pub and Great Craic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Been here a few times, great place to hang out, sometimes they have great live music. If you go with family or friends it is perfectly suited for both. Food is wonderful and very home made. Don't miss it if your in this part of the world. Well done to George, Jimmy and the team.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lagos, Nigeria
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic Bar With Superb Accommodation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I visited Koh Samui for Xmas and New Year with my Sister and my Daughter and stayed in one of the appartments located above the Emerald Bar. The two bedroom/two bathroom accommodation was ultra modern with stunning veiws from the balcony which took one's breath away. The bar below is very friendly and enjoyed by tourists and locals alike with reasonably priced good food and drinks. The manager Jim and his staff could not do enough for us and at the end of our stay we did not want to leave. The musical entertainment was provided by an Irish band who really had the place buzzing. Will be visiting again and would highly recommend to prospective holidaymakers.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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