Choeng Mon’s dining scene offers amazing Asian and Western dining venues, serving a wide selection of cuisines hailing from all over the world. Among the best restaurants in Choeng Mon, there are those serving Thai, Italian, French, Mediterranean and Asian food, so there’s plenty to choose from, even if you’re a picky eater. Here are our ten favourite restaurants in Choeng Mon, Koh Samui.
1. Sala Samui Restaurant
One of the most exquisite (and priciest!) restaurants in the area, Sala Samui Restaurant serves eclectic French cuisine and outstanding seafood in a classy and intimate setting. Stylish and trendy, the interior of the venue is designed to be modern and chic, perfectly matching the classic French fare offered at the restaurant.
2. Aroma Boutique
Aroma Boutique is a gorgeous cafe offering an ample array of scrumptious fare ranging from eggs Benedict to sandwiches and from healthy salads to grilled tuna – and don’t forget the mouth-watering desserts. The venue serves amazing coffee too, welcoming coffee-lovers to indulge in this aromatic and energising drink.
3. Krua Thai Restaurant
Set off the beach, on the main ring road, Krua Thai Restaurant features a simple and unpretentious decor, and a fantastic choice of cuisines following their moto: “Where the West Meets the East”. Though they offer flavoursome curries in practically all teh colours of the rainbow, go for the yellow curry – it is mind bogglingly tasty!
4. Akbar Indian Restaurant
Akbar is a food outlet serving authentic and hearty Indian food in a simple and unpretentious setting. The restaurant offers a range of affordable set meals as well as a wide a la carte menu. The must-try is the butter chicken, or if you are a vegetarian, there are several amazing veggie dishes to choose from as well.
Savour authentic Italian food at Pangaea, which is a part of the Sala Hotel Resort complex. Elegant and sophisticated, this fine-dining venue serves an elaborate selection of contemporary Western dishes in a laid-back and beautiful setting.
6. Baoli Samui
Another decent pizzeria and Italian restaurant, Baoli Samui sits off the beach on the main ring road. Baoli Samui is a family-oriented casual venue with an attractive menu and affordable prices. Specialising in real Italian thin crust pizzas, the restaurants is bound to be a hit with both adults and kids alike.
7. Grill House
Modern and trendy, Grill House serves outstanding steaks and succulent grilled seafood. Beautifully presented, the portions are huge and flavoursome and come with a generous side of grilled and fresh vegetables and traditional homemade sauces.
8. Spaghetti Cove
A spacious open-sided eatery, Spaghetti Cove is a real blessing for Italian food lovers. Specialising in simple homemade Italian cuisine, the venue serves tasty wood-oven fired pizzas and scrumptious fresh pasta, appeasing all palates and treating your taste buds. Another speciality of the restaurant are their fabulous desserts.
9. Long Table at Choengmon
For the Chinese-style tempuras and succulent seafood, head to Long Table at Choengmon. Despite the name, there are several small tables at the restaurant, comfortably seating up to six people each. Savour delicious and exotic Chinese fare or go local and opt for a flavourful Thai dish.
10. Anong Restaurant
Anong Restaurant serves genuine Thai food and selected Western favourites in a simple and tidy local-style venue. Opt for one of the traditional Thai dishes rather than settling for habitual Western fare, and you’ll be amazed by how bold and flavourful the classic local cuisine is when served in an authentic Thai eatery like Anong.