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Happy Elephant

78/1 Bophut Beach Road, Ko Samui, Thailand
+66 77 245 347
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (73 reviews)
“red snapper” (19 reviews)
“fresh fish” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Soups, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
78/1 Bophut Beach Road, Ko Samui, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 858 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the place every one should try. Very great attentive service and nice taste on every dishes. We ate tom yam soup, mussels in cream sauce, couple of green salads with see food and we enjoyed and pleased as never did before. Highly recommended...More

Thank muragoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced food and good service and knowledge from attentive staff. Nice location on the beach and good wine selection. Not far from the Emerald Irish Bar which is a must visit whilst in Fishermans Village, great LIVE music and choice of drinks

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has been there for ever.....extensive Thai and international menu....lovely ambiance and quality of food..

Thank Serge S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice place to come for a feed. The place looks and feels a bit upmarket from your regular Thai restaurants and the price reflects it too. Food is great and delicious as well.

1  Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have never written a bad review or any review on here yet, this place is absolute trash. Worse place I’ve aten ( well I actually didn’t get to eat!) they brought me out the tuna and scallop appetizer and it was terrible.. could not...More

Thank Tabitha G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had a great dinner for a party of 8 at the Happy Elephant. Great location on the beach. Food excellent and service good. Only thing to beware of is avoid the tables at the back of the restrooms, some unpleasant smells!!

1  Thank mikkaz99
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A very highly recommended place for Thai food. Excellent location and good seating too. Thai red curry was a must try. Pork holy basil was very tasty too. One of the best places is Samui.

Thank TusharNagalia
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We had lunch here several times, both because of the excellent food and the great service. Strongly recommended!

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Two of three orders were good. One quite poor. Waiter busy talking to adjoining table when taking order so got drink order wrong then put up a fight when asked politely to correct it. Food subsequently delivered with a sharp attitude. Not likely to return.

Thank jimtumbleweed
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

we had lunch here since it has been known famous thai restaurant. Food was okay but it was not like fantastic. Portion was way too small and price was quiet high compared to market price but view with nice beach was very nice.

Thank haemin k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78/1 Bophut Beach Road, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: +66 77 245 347
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