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Namu - W Koh Samui


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Sponsored by: Namu - W Koh Samui

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Teppanyaki Counter
1. Teppanyaki Counter
"seat by the counter if you enjoying watching the chefs at work."
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2. Curated Contemporary Japanese
2. Curated Contemporary Japanese
"Chef kept on creating the magic for us one after the other."
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3. Dining Under The Stars
3. Dining Under The Stars
"You get your own exclusive waiter and the food is fantastic"
Penny S
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Adding cutting-edge design, a global lifestyle with modern luxuries to Thailand, the hip W Retreat Koh Samui also offers the ultimate culinary indulgence with its signature restaurant, Namu. Taking its name from the Korean word for wood, Namu combines the basic life elements to create a new culinary world that embodies Asia Tomorrow. Stylish individual elements underline the minimal clean lines of the decor that sets the scene for inventive Japanese cuisine. Step through the dramatic entrance surrounded by an enchanting water feature inside, subdued lighting suffuses the dining area with a intimate vibe. A dramatic textured ceiling spirals downwards, flanked by green glass rods, representing
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool air conditioning inside or at the stunning Lamai beach under palm trees n millions of stars, Namu is the place for fine diners. Outstanding service, creative modern japanese mouth watering dishes and stunning views, that’s what we love at Namu. Booking is essential. This...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing at the W. Otherwise this resort is too big. We ate at Namu after a spa treatment at the W. Small venue with ocean setting. Amazing chefs tastings and great cocktails and sake and wine. We would return again. Don’t miss it....More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank scottreynolds75
WKohSamuiGM, General Manager at Namu - W Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello scottreynolds75, Thank you for dining at Namu and for your fantastic compliments for our team that make it all happen--we have shared your kind words with our crew internally and it gives us all a great boost. I am thrilled your experience at the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended to go to this Japanese eatery by Kent - W Insider, without much expectations at the beginning. But I was wrong, it turned out to be really wonderful dinner. Chef Nueng cooked in front of us. Then he neatly decorated each dish...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Keng76
WKohSamuiGM, General Manager at Namu - W Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Keng76, Thanks for taking Kent's Insider Tip and visiting Namu restaurant--and for taking the time to share your experience. I am thrilled to hear you are a ramen fan and that Chef Nueng's artful creations were so delicious for your dinner. The next time...More

Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

We were served by Tad and he has given us such great service that I had to compliment him here. He was such a humorous, friendly and attentive person. He even showed special care to my 76 year old granny. Food there was simply exceptional....More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank cherylkwan97
WKohSamuiGM, General Manager at Namu - W Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello cherylkwan97, Thank you for visiting Namu and for taking the time to share your experiences. I am so thrilled you and your granny enjoyed your evening of contemporary Japanese and incredibly friendly and attentive Tad. We have shared your compliments directly with him and...More

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We dinner at Namu the food is very good thank you all chef and all staff especially K.Touch he take care us very well and K.Yu the chaming lady she was very friendly me and my friend love her a lot.Thank all of you for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 545dukep
WKohSamuiGM, General Manager at Namu - W Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2019

Hello 545dukep, Thank you for visiting Namu and for taking the time to share your experiences with us. We have shared your kind compliments with K. Touch and K. Yu and they are very much appreciated! The next time you're craving contemporary Japanese our beachside...More

Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We were hoping for a special celebratory meal and we were not disappointed! We arrived at the hotel by taxi and travelled by buggy to the restaurant. We were warmly greeted and given a choice of inside or outside table. We were well looked after...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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WKohSamuiGM, General Manager at Namu - W Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Hello LouBhappy, Thank you for visiting Namu restaurant for your celebratory meal and for sharing your fantastic feedback with us here. I am thrilled you enjoyed your buggy to the beach and that Apple and the team gave you a warm welcome and helped to...More

Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Visited on valentines evening but seriously underwhelmed by the whole place. Disorganised, disjointed and very disappointing for what is billed as an upscale hotel. Choose your cocktails from an iPad, take a buggy to the restaurant (not good for a special occasion) be told your...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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WKohSamuiGM, General Manager at Namu - W Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Hello kime597, Thank you for visiting on Valentine's evening and for sharing your experience with us here. Through constructive feedback we are able to directly improve our guest's experiences by reallocating our coaching sessions and luxury offerings. We are fond of our Instagram menu at...More

Reviewed February 26, 2019

We sat at the sushi bar and experienced world class service. Apple & Bam Bam took incredible care of us, the presentation was stunning, and fish was superb (sourced from Norway, Japan, & Spain). We had the sashimi set which floated on top of dry...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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WKohSamuiGM, General Manager at Namu - W Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Hello Christian I, Thank you for visiting Namu and taking us through your phenomenal experience. I'm thrilled sitting at the teppanyaki counter and mixing with our chefs and service team made such a positive impact on your evening. We have shared your feedback directly with...More

Reviewed February 16, 2019

Had dinner at Namu on my last night in Samui. Perhaps the best Japanese food I have ever had! The night was made even better by fantastic service from the staff, especially khun Kampoo.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank danielsu77on
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Great food, great dining experince. The restaurant is part of The W Koh Samui. It is situated right on the beach. The food is excellent and great range of drinks. Really recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Cowboyduke31
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