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“Nice view”
Review of Happy Elephant

Happy Elephant
Ranked #176 of 1,246 Restaurants in Ko Samui
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Thai, Soups, Fusion
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice view”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

We were Very happy with the meal and service. The staff were friendly.
so we went back the next day for another meal.

Visited May 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Forget bad review this place is the best”
Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

We came here on our 2nd night we only had drinks and enjoyed the great view and service. We didn't have food as the reviews weren't great, on our last night we tried the food and it was really good, wished we had done before so we could have sampled more dishes.

  • Visited May 2013
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great views”
Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

A nice restaurant with a good variety on the menu including a lot of freshly caught seafood. There a number of tables with great views out to the sea. The food was good quality and very tasty. The price was very dependent on what was ordered. My wife ordered off the "specials" menu which was more expensive but better quality. We had three courses each and a few drinks and the bill came to about 1900 baht. Would recommend this if you're in Bophut or close and would return again on our next visit.

  • Visited May 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Became our local”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

We stayed for a few nights near fisherman's village. The Happy Elephant became a "go to" spot for us. The food is tasty and consistent. The view is sensational. The staff are hit and miss, but some are great and they seem to overshadow the grumpy ones. The restaurant is very well decorated, bright and airy. We will go back on our next visit to Koh Samui. After dinners we would walk across to Chili's to listen to some live music. You have to love hearing some Johnny Cash and other classics while soaking up the ambiance of Fisherman's Village and watching the world go by. .

  • Visited May 2013
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gold coast australia
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“nice but small”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

the food was very nice with lovely flavours I had an entire which was nice and then a main and side of rice which was nice but I could have ordered it all again to full myself staff where polite and split the table bill up for us as we had 16 people on 3 separate bills and this was not a problem out of all of us every one enjoyed there meals

Visited May 2013
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