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“Amazing food”
Review of Spirit House Restaurant - CLOSED

Spirit House Restaurant
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Spirit House Village is presently closed for renovations and will re-open in July. We apologise for any inconvenience to customers.
UK
2 reviews
“Amazing food”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

We went to Koh Samui for 12 night in November 2012 and visited Spirit House twice whilst we were there.

We were guided firstly by the excellent reviews on trip advisor that this restaurant already had and were expecting some nice food. The food at Spirit House is absolutely amazing, on the first night my partner had red duck curry and I had a curry with Prawns in (can't remember the exact name) Both dishes were so tasty and the sauces were amazing along with the lovely fragrant jasmine rice.

On the second night we had 2 steak dishes, one in a massaman curry sauce and the other in a lemongrass sauce. Again, the food was so good. On both occassions we had the rainbow leaves to start and these were heaven, the flavours in the leaves were so yum.

The restaurant also has a lovely atmosphere and you get to sit on the floor to eat your food if you wish which made it a unique dining experience. The waitresses were lovely and we were also asked how our food was by (who we presumed was) the restuarant owner.

Although it was a fair way from our hotel it was definitely worth the walk or even a cheap taxi ride up there.

I have absolutely no faults with the restaurant whatsoever and it was personally my favourite of the whole holiday.

  • Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Hidden gem”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

We'd heard some good things about this restaurant so thought we'd give it a try and we were not disappointed. Not only was the thai food really tasty and imaginative, but the restaurant was romantic, intimate and beautifully decorated with candles and fairy lights. The gardens offered a really pleasant walk after our meal and the owner was all too happy to chat to us about how it all came about. Although we didn't get a chance to use it, the spa looks great too. You could go to the spa in the afternoon and then for an indulgent meal afterwards - a perfect way to spend a day. And all this, hidden just behind the hustle and bustle of the main streets, minutes away from a noisy street market. Definitely recommend this place.

  • Visited October 2012
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Europe
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderfull ambience”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

The Ambience in this place is really unique and wonderfull for a romantic Dinner! Thai Kitchen is for sure one of the best specially in Chaweng even the prices are a bit higher, but its worth! Wonderfull garden also on the backside! Definitely worth a visit for Dinner! Leave the loud and noisy Chaweng behind you!

  • Visited September 2012
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
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“Good place for celebration and special occasion”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

We dined as a big group at Spirit House and had an enjoyable dining experience. The food was good, not amazing. The ambience is great, you can have a quiet dining experience even in a big group. The grounds are well designed and enjoyable to wander around looking at the spice gardens etc.

They also do cooking classes, which we would have gone for if we knew about it as it looks fun.

Unfortunately we didn't have a good impression at the start as the restaurant pick up didn't come. We waited for 30 mins before making our own way by taxi. The restaurant did apologise and offered us free drinks for their error. Service thereafter was good so we assumed that it was a one off occurrence.

The prices a bit steep for the food, so we would recommend this place for a celebration or special occasion.

  • Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Been many times always the same great”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Once again great service great food and the setting improves as the garden develops I enjoy so much my visits to this lovely eatery
Paul the owner should be proud of what he has created and his great staff and always listens to people with suggestions and acts on them
Keep up the good work in giving a taste of Thailand which takes account of the tastes of many people

  • Visited November 2012
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