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The Five Islands

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348 Moo3 | Koh Samui, Taling Ngam, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
+66 81 920 6162
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Ocean views and clean bathroom where you can shower after swimming which we loved. Staff were attentive and arranged a taxi from our hotel. Food is good but wine like anywhere inThailand is expensive. Bill was $7,500 (AUD $300) but that included 3 bottles of wine, cocktails and a sampling of meals. We stayed all afternoon and swam until sunset.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Staff were very accommodating to our large wedding party. The place is right on the beach and has great views. Would recommend if in the area, but not worth the trek as a destination spot.

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Thank gmilliga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Location in great right on the beach. Food was good (tiger prawns and tuna steak). Prices are quite high, but its ok for one dinner. Friendly staff :)

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Thank Leski77
Salford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We took a private long fishtail boat trip around the 5 islands and it was a really nice experience. We also stopped for a spot of snorkelling and it was really enjoyable. The boat driver had thought to bring some loaves of bread to throw in for the fish which attracted them. We really loved it and had a great... More 

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Thank Alec T
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

There were about 30 of us they ran our of popular named dishes and struggled to cope with drinks and food orders. They did provide free transport.

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Thank paulacaddick360
England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Had dinner here whilst staying at the intercontinental, they pick you up and drop you off. Nice service, great location on the beach and food was very tasty. Not sure why people think it is expensive, this is what you pay in ko Samui for quality food and location.

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Thank tamsweg
Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

What a great place to be for my Birthday meal, idyllic setting a good food. Watched the sunset before we started eating wonderful. The food was lovely, a little more expensive than we would normally pay but it was worth it.Service was very good too.

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Thank TammywBoston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Really good place with fantastic food, and the best view for sunset in the area. But pricy though according to local standards. Baht 2500 for a family of 4 including drinks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Great food - beautiful view - very good service and delicious local and international dishes. We visited the restaurant 4 times doing our stay and fantastic every time.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

As above. The squid in chilli paste is to die for. Sun beds on beach and waiter service. Just perfection.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $99
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 348 Moo3 | Koh Samui, Taling Ngam, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Taling Ngam
  • Phone Number: +66 81 920 6162

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