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“Wonderful Staff, Service and Food.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Taverna

La Taverna
Chaweng, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Ranked #6 of 95 restaurants in Chaweng
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful Staff, Service and Food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Great welcome, really genuine and friendly. Staff were extremely attentive. Ice cold beers served in chilled pewter tankards. Tasty t bone stone and great desserts! Authentic experience. Keep up the good work! A*******

  • Visited June 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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“Authentic and amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Just loved this place. The owner Carlo makes this place special. The other Italian manager provides equally good service. Carlo personally goes to every table when people arrive, during their meal and at the end to ensure everything is going well. It is not intrusive at all, just very welcoming warm and friendly.

I had the homemade cannelloni with spinach and ricotta - it was delicious. One of the best things I have eaten in Koh Samui.

The interiors of the restaurant are well done, and the bathrooms are spacious and clean - always important if you have been out and about during the day and need to freshen up.

Would highly recommend this place over anything else.

Visited June 2013
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“Great food and great place, very relaxing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This place is a gem. great food well priced and air conditioned. It has a trendy out door area with couches to relax in as well as the resteraunt.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great and authentic Italian Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We had a great night at La Taverna. The food was excellent and we enjoyed the service of the friendly staff. A nice conversation with the owner of this great restaurant made us feel very welcome. It is a little pricy but the atmosphere, the food and the service is worth it.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“The best Italian food I've had”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Just brilliant is what I can say. We were a group of seven, and had one of the most enjoyable meals possible.

We are vegetarians, no fish no meat no eggs and we told the people there.

They looked after us and how!!!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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