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“Wonderful restaurant”
Review of Zazen Restaurant

Zazen Restaurant
Ranked #30 of 444 Restaurants in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $26 - $39
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Zazen Restaurant Samui is the Thai food lovers dream, the international food lovers reawakening. The atmosphere at Zazen Restaurant is one of romance, sophistication and intimacy. At night, the trendy restaurant glows with the light of over one hundred candles. Soft jazz mingles with the sound of gentle waves and guests enjoy the pleasures of fine dining, elegant service and the entertainment of traditional Thai dance in Samui. The restaurant is located on the beachfront at Bophut, with sweeping views of neighboring islands over the tranquil and gentle waters of the bay.
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful restaurant”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

My husband and I visited Thailand last summer and unfortunately had a scooter accident early on in our holiday. As we weren't able to bear the salt water in order to enjoy the wonderful water around Koh Samui we decided instead to treat ourselves to a really nice meal instead. We only booked Zazen for one night but loved it so much that we came back again the following night. The location is so picturesque and really tranquil and relaxing. A gorgeous cocktail looking out over the beach certainly took our minds off any aches and pains. The staff are so lovely and did everything possible to make the whole meal a wonderful experience for us even moving us to a table with a fabulous view over the beach. The food was mouth watering and every course was fantastic. Zazen really is a gem and I am so glad we found it. The resort looked fabulous too so if we do go back to Koh Samui one day I think Zazen will be top on our list!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank JLongthorne
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Zazen_FBM, Manager at Zazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 15, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant and Resort. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time in Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa. We do try to provide our guest with a unique experience through our Resort facilities and with a genuine service.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Zazen!

The Zazen Restaurant Team.
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HongKong
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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Wonderful Restaurant, will go again!”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

We've had multiple trips to Samui and have tried many restaurants, there are only two that we would return to Zazen is top of that very short list. Very romantic eclectic decoration, excellent service and of course wonderful food. It's not too expensive either when you consider the quality / location. Keep up the good work Zazen!

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank MatthewC655
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Zazen_FBM, Manager at Zazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 15, 2014
Dear Matthew,

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant, we are very proud to hear that we made it on top of your short list!

We are looking forward welcoming you back to Zazen.

The Zazen Restaurant Team
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“expensive but worth it.”
Reviewed January 12, 2014

great setting right on the beach front with unreal views out towards koh phangan. food was beautiful and 1 picky teenager said was the best thai meal she had while on holiday. the rest of us agreed with her! the most beautiful restaurant we ate at while in koh samui and aslo the best service.

Visited January 2014
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Thank tonyyoung69
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Zazen_FBM, Manager at Zazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 15, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive feedback about your experience at Zazen Restaurant. We are really happy to note that you enjoyed our restaurant and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again.

The Zazen Restaurant Team
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Anaheim, California
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Honest Review”
Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

If you are in Samui. You have to vist this place. It is full of green live and by the water. Make sure you walk around by the corridors. The food is very good and they make any effort to compete. Plan to spend $70 per person or more with wine.

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Thank Javierrios1
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Zazen_FBM, Manager at Zazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 11, 2014
Dear Javierrios,

We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your recent visit to the Zazen Restaurant and we are pleased to know that you appreciated the food and ambiance.

We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Sincerely,

The Zazen Restaurant Team
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Athens
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“very nice food and location”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Very nice location and very romantic too !
The food was excellent and the price was normal.I wiil vissit it again
when I ll be back some time !

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank tsikla
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Zazen_FBM, Manager at Zazen Restaurant, responded to this review, January 8, 2014
Dear Valued Guest, thank you very much for your great review. We are looking forward welcoming you back to Zazen. With sunny regards, The Zazen Restaurant Team
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