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Chez Francois

33/2 Moo 1 Fisherman's Village | Surat Thani, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
+66 96 071 1800
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck confit” (11 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (5 reviews)
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French, European
33/2 Moo 1 Fisherman's Village | Surat Thani, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We chose Chez Francois for a romantic meal on our last night in Samui. We didn't have a phone to call and reserve a table but staff were very kind as to allow us to book via Facebook. The venue is tiny and quaint but...More

Thank HannahPendle1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing! We went here on our last night on Koh Samui and the food was out this world, the service was impeccable too. There are two menu options, one for 1700 baht and the other 1950, we went for the latter, both menus had...More

1  Thank HappyKiwi86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How can this restaurant be n. 10 in koh samui ? Should be n. 1 , by far the best , unique , superb . The care, attention and skill by the chef/ owner make this place a must go and worth waiting with an...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After travelling around Asia for 4 weeks our daughter recommended this restaurant. What a treat! Food was amazing fresh, very tasty. There was a few menu choices which are described at the table by the staff. Each course was beautifully presented but most important very...More

Thank Carol e
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Truly awesome food. A very small boutique French restaurant where the owner and chef buys all his food personally and cooks personally. Has no menu. It's set menu. Sea food was very good. One of our group was vegetarian and was served gourmet veg food!...More

Thank ajoyk742
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to get reservations while in Samui. While this place is undoubtably delicious, I did find it a bit overpriced. I wouldn't necessarily compare it to a Michelin experience because the courses seems rushed but the food was wonderful....More

Thank JonesLex
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Always the best, my favourite restaurant bar none. Thank you Francois! Beef Wellington was incredible!

Thank LUFC7
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Been living on samui for a long time, I can honestly say this is the best restaurant on the island... if you have a special occasion or would like a different holiday meal you will never forget this ... because it's not the cheapest on...More

1  Thank Maza09_13
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Very fine dining indeed, we were seated at the top floor ha a chanze to gaze out on the ntot so busy street. But what we care about that? Delicious treats where handed out on lon trays. I could care less about the street. On...More

1  Thank Matochsovklockan
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The best meal we've had in a long time. We really enjoyed Chez Francois. It was also very good value for money given the quality of the food.

1  Thank Andrew M
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8 January 2017|
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Response from bonehope | Reviewed this property |
Just returned from Koh Samui, went to Chez Francois, still absolutely fabulous, and asked Sonny the Maitre de for best way to contact them, he said try instagram or Facebook or even telephone. You may have already tried all... More
15 May 2016|
Response from Francois P |
Greetings, Please visit our Facebook page Chez Francois account, you can also make your reservations on the said account. We'll be glad of service to you! Best regards! Team CF
Nigel C
17 December 2015|
Response from Francois P |
Good morning Nigel, The team is having some problem with our account here in trip advisor. Just saw your question, please visit our Facebook page "Chez Francois" For more informations. Best regards! Team CF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 100
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33/2 Moo 1 Fisherman's Village | Surat Thani, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut
  • Phone Number: +66 96 071 1800
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