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Arlandastad, Sweden
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Food prices etc ?

Can anyone give a general idea about mid price restaurant prices and cigarettes. Planning to go mid August


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1. Re: Food prices etc ?

hi guys

mid price restaurant might be around the 100 baht mark per dish

not sure about cigarettes but please respect others in the mid priced restaurant and dont smoke inside the establishment



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Cigarettes range from 50 baht a pack for Thai brands to 90 baht a pack (20's) for Western brands such as Pall Mall or Marlboro.

The Western brands are the 'made in SE Asia' version though and not all are available.

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I would say mid price food in chaweng is more like 250-300 baht per dish - tourist prices definitely. Some of the smaller Thai places away from the centre or at the night market stalls have cheap food but for Samui this is the low end not mid-range.

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Mid to some is cheap to others and expensive to the other half so hard to say without a comparison.

It also depends on how adventurous you are to get off the main street and venture out to some great mid priced places that have prices half the price of the main road in Chaweng. Cheap to me is 60-80 baht and mid would be 100-220 baht. I mostly eat fish and shell fish so I tend to have to pay a bit more.

Ciggies I have no idea but believe they are cheap and different but agree with DC as it is something that irks me, especially at breakfast when trying to start the day fresh.


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We got back from Samui on Monday. We generally ate for around 120 baht for a Thai meal. Some places we had something like Chicken Fried Rice for around 80 baht. If you choose to eat at a resort or hotel then expect to pay double that. If you eat anything western, you will find the prices much higher, most times we found it pricey compared to what we would pay. (especially Pizza!) Try Ninja Crepe in Chaweng. Great service and very reasonably priced. Enjoy!

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Just got back from Samui this week and Marlbro Lights/Gold are 190 Bhat form a 7/11 and the Family Mart and around 240 if getting them from your hotel.

In regards to food there was 4 of us and food for all with couple of beers we was looking at around 1200 baht

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