Nathon is a transit town for the vast majority of both foreign and Thai visitors, and it is with good reason that few people stick around. Should you find yourself with a few hours to kill though, a few restaurants are worth trying both in town and along the northern stretch of beach and mudflats that runs up to Laem Yai. And along with Lipa Noi and Taling Ngam to the south, Nathon enjoys... Read our full review of Where to eat in Nathon.
Bang Po is a true food destination thanks to the many local-style seafood restaurants strung along the beach road. Around a dozen large eateries all look quite similar and have almost interchangeable names, all with sea-view tables set up under simple metal roofs beside the beach.... Read our full review of Where to eat in Bang Po.
While it’s not the place for nightlife, Mae Nam’s low-key village has a strong selection of restaurants serving cuisines from all over the... Read our full review of Where to eat in Mae Nam.
Bophut Beach, and in particular the Fisherman’s Village, is one of the best places on Samui to enjoy a mellow night of eating, drinking and relaxing.... Read our full review of Where to eat in Bophut.
While Bang Rak is far from the pinnacle of Samui's food scene, plenty of options will keep you sated. Central Bang Rak has a typical cluster of tourist fare on offer, but walk a bit further and you'll find some better selections.... Read our full review of Where to eat in Bang Rak.
With a couple of notable exceptions, Choeng Mon's food scene, at least at the affordable end of the spectrum, tilts towards the bleak or woefully overpriced. If you have your own wheels, we recommend heading elsewhere for meals.... Read our full review of Where to eat in Choeng Mon.
The main drag through Chaweng is stacked with so many Thai restaurants, barbecue joints, steakhouses, fast-food outlets, food courts, cafes, pubs and nightclubs that indecisive travellers might implode. Many places offer voluminous menus full of Thai, Western and perhaps Indian or Chinese dishes that are not cheap, with none of it done particularly well. With that said, you will come across some... Read our full review of Where to eat in Chaweng.
Despite the popularity of Lamai, we were pretty underwhelmed by the food. Along the strip you'll find typical tourist fare – Italian, Indian, Thai and so on – and plenty of pubs and bars. For better options, get off the strip or head to the evening... Read our full review of Where to eat in Lamai.
Like most of the accommodation, Lipa Noi's food scene is laidback and low key. With the exception of Nikki Beach Club at the northern end of central Lipa Noi, there is nothing fancypants around here – which isn't to say there isn't some good eating... Read our full review of Where to eat in Lipa Noi, Taling Nam and the south coast.