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“Delicious Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Red Ginger

Red Ginger
Ranked #6 of 34 Restaurants in Ko Samet
Price range: $2 - $12
Cuisines: European, Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Home-cooked food. " It's all about sauce".
London
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delicious Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

We decided to check out Red Ginger because of the positive write-ups it had got on Trip Advisor and we weren't disappointed. The service was friendly and the restaurant has an almost homely feel. Unfortunately we were in a bit of a rush but that didn't stop us enjoying our food - a fantastic green curry (quite fruity and just the right level of spice for me) and a sizeable broccoli salad.

I would say that it's not particularly cheap (especially compared to other eateries in the area) but definitely don't regret spending the extra few hundred baht.

  • Visited December 2012
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  • Danish first
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English first
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117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Worth the visit!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

We decided to eat here on the strength of the TA reviews. We weren't disappointed. A home from home feel to the place. Roger (the owner) came over a no of times for a chat & to see how we were getting on. Good value and food was spot on. When i visit koh samet again i will certainly go back.

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Thank Suttley
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Do not eat here”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2012

Didn't enjoy at all.chicken satay was ok but the ribs tasted really earthy, the crab bisque was terrible just like eating cream with a crab flavour. my husband had seafood chilli an basil only 3 prawns an 2 pieces of squid we left nearly all ov our food and the owner even asked what was wrong an I said we didn't like the food, any self respecting restaurant owner wud not ave let us pay for the food considering we only ad a few mouthfuls. I wud have still paid but it would have been nice for some respect from the owner, who I found quiet rude.... Do not go !!!!!!

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5 Thank Michelledeno
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Not sure what all the fuss is about”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2012

We ate here because of all the excellent reviews, but we were quite disappointed.

We had goats cheese salad and chicken satay to start. These were fine, but not great. The salad had only two pieces of cheese.

For the main course we ordered a green chicken curry and the ribs. We like hot food, so we asked for the curry to be made extra hot. It wasn't. Instead we got a very very sweet green curry - much too sweet for our taste, not spicy at all. In fact the sweetness overwhelmed. Very disappointing.

We expectec great things of the ribs. The good part ... The serve was very large. And the meat literally fell off the bone. But the tomato sauce was (again) too sweet for us.

The restaurant surprisingly does not serve wine or mixed drinks, which was a surprise.

  • Visited December 2012
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4 Thank marksiddall
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7 reviews
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“Wonderful friendly place,amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

Fantastic food prepared with love,very clean.friendly owner and staff,also freshly made authentic pasta made by Italian chef with 20 years experience.best food on island by far!!

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Thank Jonbristol1
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