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Uncle Noi

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Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great authentic home cooked Thai food. The green curry with prawns is one of my favourites there are lots of vegetables thrown in there too, washed down with a coconut shake... hard to beat. The seafood is particularly good here.

Thank Londonraven88
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

A very simple little cafe with exceptional food. The owner/chef is an incredibly hard working lady who produces remarkable food. She has a small selection of fresh seafood as well as the regular Thai favourites but manages to give her dishes a taste that is well above what you would expect at such an inexpensive venue. It looks quite ordinary... More 

Thank Garry M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We loved this "Thai" restaurant. The food was amazing - all freshly cooked and delicious. The lady doing the cooking was always smiley and helpful. We would definitely recommend Uncle Noi's for a real Thai experience.

Thank Dejan M
Luton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

lovely delicious food made by a lovely owner. sadly the young waitress is more concerned with her phone than the customers

Thank muse68
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The service we received wasn't very good, the waitresses didn't look like they wanted to be there and they were not exactly polite. The food was alright for the price but I've had tastier street food, overall wouldn't visit again, would rather pay extra money to go somewhere else.

Thank Hannah B
Ko Samui, Thailand
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Food is super delicious! Every meal is very tasty and price is low! I thought I did not like some dishes after I tasted some food at another place, but here they cook everything very delicious. I understood that other thai places just simply can't cook thai food properly.

Thank Eliasz Z
Zug, Switzerland
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

This is insanely good! Best food, so cheap, so friendly and a taste we had never experienced before! This is just delightful! Enjoy any dish, dont be upset by the look of the restaurant, very Thai like, we loved it! Enjoy!

Thank Arjan K
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

We loved this little restaurant. It looks a bit spit & sawdust and you could certainly pass it by in search of somewhere more inviting, however, the food was amazing - all freshly cooked and delicious - and so cheap! My stir fried vegetable main course cost the equivalent of £1 & tasted amazing! The lady doing the cooking was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is an extraordinary woman that I love. it will prepare hearty meals and qualities. Noil home and you speak a little French. she opened the evening. absolutely place to visit to eat. thank you noil.. Lolo

Thank ddpim d
Upper Moutere, New Zealand
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

During my stay in Maenam went to Oncle Noi twice. Once to check it out, and second time to check if it gets any better. Unfortunately not. All stir-fried dishes were swimming in the same unbiquitous salty brownish sauce with the same set of chopped veges. Sweet and sour fish not really fresh. It's a family-run place, atmosphere is great,... More 

Thank Monika S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?