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The Orchid Restaurant & Bar

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167/28 M2, Chaweng Beach Road | Koh Samui, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 81 892 1897
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Northwest, England
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2014

Went here with friends in February 2014. Food was delicious and very cheap! The staff were really friendly to. Lovely atmosphere!!!

Thank kingy82
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I went to this restaurant on Friday night. Very reasonably priced Thai food, and cocktails ! The curries were very tasty with a lot of flavour. I could have drank the satay sauce put on the skewers for starter. Definitely would recommend for good value, lovely Thai food.

Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Great food, cozy and unpretentious atmosphere, reasonable prices. A hangout for the local expats. Shows live football and F1.

Thank Kenneth C
Munich, Germany
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2014

We looked for a good place to eat in Chaweng and went to the Orchid because of the good reviews. We didn't regret it. Great food, great prices and the best Sticky Rice we had during our Thailand trip!

Thank Sunhunter83
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is so lovely I can't stop bragging about it. I am vegan and it's really amazing to be able to choose from the restaurants vegetarian menu. Not many places in the area seem to cater to vegetarians who are looking for authentic Thai flavours. I have tried several things so far, and everything has been delicious and beautifully... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Im sitting right now in this restaurant and the food was good. Not perfect but good. So it's totally worth the money to go here. I don't understand the bad reviews at all. Restaurant is a bit small but the size is charming. :)

Thank Pedall
Victoria, Canada
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

We didn't discover this gem until our 2nd to last night, otherwise would have made this our "regular". The food was great and the service even better. Small place, but well worth the visit. Menu has everything and anything you could want. Next time in Samui, we'll definitely be going back!

Thank VicfromVic
Johannesburg, South Africa
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131 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

Lovely “family run” restaurant in central Chaweng. Delicious Thai food cooked by family members and nice interaction with UK/English speaking owner & good service. Found their prices for imported (bottle) wine some of the best while in Chaweng. Good food + good wine = VERY NICE!

Thank 682Joanne
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014

The restaurant is part owned by (Andy) an ex-Brit, After finding this place we looked no further and went back every night. Andy was friendly and helpful as were the rest of his staff. The food was of excellent quality, excellent value and 'safe'.If you are there this year try it for a meal you will not be disappointed.

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Karratha, Australia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014

We ordered a beer, 1 soft drink, 2 curries and 2 rice and the bill came to 485 baht! Service was friendly, and fast. Will definetly come back here next time we are in samui.

1 Thank Laura P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $23
Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167/28 M2, Chaweng Beach Road | Koh Samui, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 81 892 1897
The Orchid Restaurant & Bar is situated in the heart of Koh Samui's Chaweng Beach Road. We offer a perfect location for you to step off the street or beach and escape the noise and heat. Our fusion of Western standards and Eastern flavors provide a delightful dining experience. We are located Equidistantly between the Soi Green Mango and Central Festival on the Chaweng Beach Road.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?