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Big Buddha Beach

Eat and meet

Big Buddha Beach

Big Buddha enjoys especially good sunsets and a number of the eateries take full advantage of this.

  • Fisherman's Reggae Bar
    4 stars

    Loads of character and great sunsets

    Bang Rak beach (100 metres from the entrance to Big Buddha), Ko Samui

    One of Ko Samui's most character-laden beach bars, Fisherman's is a shack perched on Bang Rak beach near Big Buddha and the fisherman's village. Every inch of wall space inside is covered in reggae memorabilia and photos/notes of old customers from around the world, and a tame squirrel likes to ... read more

  • BBC Restaurant - Big Buddha Cafe
    4 stars

    Terrific sunset spot

    End of Bang Rak, entering Plai Laem
    T: (077) 425 089

    Nothing to do with British TV, BBC Restaurant stands for Big Buddha Cafe, and is located only 50 metres from this giant golden statue's entrance. The open-plan restaurant overlooks Bang Rak with its fishing boats and yachts, and offers spectacular sunset views. Open for lunch and dinner, BBC ... read more

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    Antica Locanda
    4 stars

    Authentic Italian

    Big Buddha Beach
    T: (077) 245 163

    Italian owner Stefano has been bringing authentic Italian dishes to the residents and visitors of Samui for a decade. Come busy or quiet season, drive past Antica Locanda with its sign displaying 'slow food' and you will see a restaurant that is a hub of activity. Bang Rak locals swear Stefano's ... read more

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    Sunset Cafe
    4 stars

    Exceptional sunset views

    4170 Road, right at the entrance to Big Buddha, Bang Rak

    Located right next to BBC restaurant and the entrance to Big Buddha, this aptly named restaurant and bar offers exceptional sunset views, and it's a great place to people watch, as locals, expats and tourists gather to take advantage of cheap food with a view. All Thai meals are 70 baht, and ... read more

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