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RockPool Samui

80/32 Moo 5 | Kanda Residences Samui, Bophut 84320, Thailand
+66 77 234 500
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (42 reviews)
“oysters” (37 reviews)
“tapas” (25 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Seafood, European, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
80/32 Moo 5 | Kanda Residences Samui, Bophut 84320, Thailand
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Food is fabulous and well priced for a resort. After staying for over a week we definitely tried most of the menu and were not disappointed with any of the dishes. The pizza’s were perfection, loved the pastas and Thai dishes too. All dishes are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank salschmidt
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We had the perfect dinner and location is picture perfect. The staff are extremely attentative and nothing was too much. Food that we ate was the best we've had in koh samui. You will not be disappointed. We were staying down the road and were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hayley H
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

I dont write negative reviews, but I also dont like being played. We were tranfered for free to the Kanda Residence to visit the RockPool restaurant for dinner. We were to be fair advised that the return free transfer was only one way. I dont...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anthony A
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

At nearly 5K Baht this was by far our most expensive meal in Samui, however the experience did not match the price. Yes, the staff were attentive and friendly; helped by the lack of customers; and the food was presented well. Yet the spice levels...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SimonF64
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We stayed at Kanda Residences and enjoyed daily breakfasts in the beautifully situated Rockpool restaurant. Excellent range of western and Asian food plus eggs made to order. Attentive, efficient, smiling staff who made us feel very welcome. Exec Chef Lisa was friendly and chatty, and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gillianlf
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

The chef is South African, but the food is mostly Thai inspired and international. The chef came to our table and was extremely personable and full of good info. Half of our oysters were on the half shell and the other half were fried w...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank powpow_p
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a superb dinner in April at the wonderful Rockpool restaurant in Koh Samui. The food was truly amazing and the service great. This is not the first time we have dined at Rockpool and it won’t be the last. Well...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Alan R
KandaResidences, Executive Chef at RockPool Samui, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Dear Alan R Thank you for your great and thoughtful review. It is always a pleasure to have you join us for dinner and sometimes lunch. We look forward to have you join many more times in the near future. Regards Lisa

Reviewed May 8, 2018

The restaurant was in a great location, very relaxed for the first lunch in Koh Samui. The food was good and the drinks lovely. The complex the restaurant was located in arranged a buggie down to the restaurant that was most appreciated. Overall it was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank TravellerPerth2014
KandaResidences, Executive Chef at RockPool Samui, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Dear TravellerPerth2014 Thank you for joining us at RockPool for lucnh. Very glad you enjoyed you time with us. Thank you for your review. Regards Lisa

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Omg!! This place is amazing. We didn’t have a booking and they kindly sat us on the table closest to the water. The view is so breathtaking I’d say one of the best in Samui. I had the pasta vongole and it was unreal the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Diandra F
KandaResidences, Executive Chef at RockPool Samui, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Dear Diandra F Thank you for your very kind review. I have so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us at RockPool. We hope to see you back in the very near future to enjoy the rest f our delicious food. Kind Regards Lisa

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely place for a brunch, the view is magic, nice music, great food. I highly recommend 👍👍👍

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AnnsoKohSamui
KandaResidences, Executive Chef at RockPool Samui, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Dear AnnsoKohSamui Thank you for your review and joining us for brunch at RockPool. so glad you enjoyed it. Kind regards Lisa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80/32 Moo 5 | Kanda Residences Samui, Bophut 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut
  • Phone Number: +66 77 234 500
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RockPool delivers a culinary experience that combines the best of east and west in a setting that is nothing short of breathtaking. Appropriately named, this elegant dining spot sits just inches from the spray and foam of the sea. The open plan of the decked terrace offers our discerning clientele an unparalleled view and proximity to the ocean and coastline to make the overall experience of a visit to Rockpool truly unforgettable. Executive Chef Lucas Leonardi Varin's well balanced menu reflects the relaxed resort atmosphere with a casual all day dining menu consisting of light, fresh cuisine. Crisp salads and ceviche's, comfort sandwiches, wraps and burgers are featured along with a carefully selected range of regional Thai cuisine. For a heartier selection the grill kitchen flames local seafood and imported meats. For a refined dining experience, Chef Lucas brings his Michelin star training to the forefront with an interchanging special menu highlighting the freshest ingredients with an international array of flavors and fine dining technique.
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