Here are five great restaurants in Koh Samui to fill up your next foodie trip itinerary, plus where to stay while you’re there.
What: Japanese cuisine, fresh seafood and sashimi, served indoors or outdoors to your fancy, with views of the sea beyond. Open for lunch and dinner.
Find it here: W Koh Samui, 4/1 Moo 1, Tambol, Maenam. Tel: +66 77 915 999
Stay here: Baan Ban Buri, 4-bedroom beachfront villa with infinity pool. Sleeps up to 8 people. From USD 550++ per night.
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What: Authentic Italian cuisine in a cosy trattoria-style restaurant. Do not miss their wood oven-baked pizzas. Wash it all down with a glass of Italian wine or cocktails from the restaurant’s own mixologist. Vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free menus available. Open from noon to midnight.
Find it here: Opposite Amari Koh Samui, Chaweng Beach Road, Tambon, Bophut. Tel: +66 77 300 317
Stay here: Sangsuri Villa 2, 7-bedroom villa with 2 swimming pools and direct beach access. From USD 945++ per night.
What: An avant garde approach to authentic Thai cuisine, with delicious results. Enjoy views of Lamai Bay from the terrace. Open for dinner until late.
Find it here: Banyan Tree Samui, 99/9 Moo 4, Maret, Lamai Beach. Tel: +66 77 915 333
Stay here: Baan Hinyai, 5-bedroom beachfront villa with a 20m infinity pool. Sleeps up to 10 people. From USD 1,050++ per night.
What: French and Mediterranean cuisine, with fresh ingredients sourced from all over the world, like Maine lobster and oysters. Enjoy your meal indoors or outdoors. Open from breakfast until late at night.
Find it here: 101/28 Moo 1, Bophut. Tel: +66 77 245 511
Stay here: Baan Feung Fah, 4-bedroom beachfront villa with a pool. Sleeps up to 8 people. From USD 550++ per night.
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What: Hearty Thai delicacies made fresh with a focus on beloved traditional flavours and lesser-known recipes, all paired with your choice of wine. Feast on your meal while you take in views of the ocean from the hilltop. Open from breakfast until late at night.
Find it here: Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, 219 Moo 5, Angthong, Bang Por. Tel: +66 77 243 000
Stay here: The Emerald Beach Villa 4, 2-bedroom beachfront villa with an extra room for kids and a swimming pool. Perfect for families with young children (up to 6 people). From USD 315++ per night.