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Cool Bar

Thai, Bar, Pub
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49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Doung and Un are two of the nicest people in Koh Samui, and went above and beyond to make sure everyone felt comfortable at their bar. The name really doesn't lie: it truly is a cool bar. The drinks were yummy and affordable, and the atmosphere was relaxed and homey. We were greeted like old friends, and felt right at... More 

Thank mollyjm97
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is literally 200 meters from the Centara Villas Hotel turn left in the beach and just keep going you can not miss it, one tricky spot were you go over a few rocks, so just take care. Now this is a wooden shack just set back from the beach, you do not need to dress up but you will... More 

Thank FarmshopJim
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A shack on the beach serving beer wine and cocktails. very cheap.But make sure that you are well covered with insect repellant

Thank Toni N
Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to drink had a wicked time there drinking there blue drinks I managed 2-3 lightweight I know. The owners were great let me serve behind bar they do loads of card tricks. They also stick a picture of you on the bar me and my wife are on there please visit if you go to this... More 

Thank colsey83
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The name says it all. Informal and friendly 5 mins along the beach from the Centara Villas hotel. It brought back memories of our trips to Samui in the 1990's. Doung and Un have got to be the best hosts on the island. Simply the best way to chill out after a hard day on the beach.

Thank CPC84
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

when we come to samui, we never forget to come here >> cool bar. The owner Duang and Un so friendly and take care all of customer. The location at Lamset beach near the hotel name Centara villa. just come and enjoy here 🍻 I recommend !!!! You will fell drunk, crazy, happy and funny ;)))

Thank katy_sophi
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

When I close my eyes to think of a happy place im at the cool bar on koh Samui with a cold Chang in my hand. Its on a beach with all the givings of untampered natural beauty. It is always clean and tidy when we visit. I am annoyed at the bad reviews people have given this place. It... More 

Thank ashabroad101
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Small shack on the beach nice place for a drink while having a walk lunch snacks ok and value fro money

Thank dazzleness
New Braunfels, Texas
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308 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Hard to find but finally found it on Laem Set beach - you can ride a motorbike to it but otherwise you must walk in down a sandy dirt road. It is a very casual bar, like a hut with chairs and tables on the beach. However, the beach was absolutely filthy, not the bar itself but up and down... More 

Thank zinniaqueen
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Lovely barman/owner. A place to relax and chat - no WiFi! When we wanted to leave, the owner drove us back to our hotel!

Thank Suzanne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $14
Thai, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: 0066869442884

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