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An authentic Thai restaurant that brings you all the traditional flavours of Thailand and so much more. All dishes are prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and customized to suit all your unique dietary requirements. Established in February 2018, Malee Kitchen, soon became one of Koh Samui’s most sought-after restaurants, delivering the true Thai culinary experience. Our team is committed to creating a superb dining experience with a warm taste of Thai hospitality. Malee Kitchen is decorated to create an intimate atmosphere, providing ambient lighting and the most reasonable prices in Chaweng. ➞ No MSG, all pastes and sauces created fresh on-site ➞ Gluten-free friendly restaurant
PRICE RANGE
AU$4 - AU$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Thai, Asian, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our evening at Melee Kitchen was truly impressive, going above and beyond our expectations. We were lucky to be seated on the balcony, which provided a cozy and intimate setting. My partner loved the seafood salad, full of fresh and delicious flavors. I went with...the waiter's recommendation and tried the duck red curry, which was bursting with delightful and flavourful spices. The service was also commendable, contributing to the overall excellent experience. If you're looking for delicious and authentic Thai cuisine paired with attentive service in Koh Samui, Melee Kitchen is definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant is amazing! I recommended Ho Mok seafood and Panang pork(pork curry) I really love this!! Next time will come again

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had one of the most delicious dinner ever here! The dishes were beautifully presented, the food itself tasted incredible, the restaurant decor was completely with fairy lights and colourful cushions and the service here is 10/10. Highly recommend this restaurant for an amazing Thai meal!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place is fantastic. We loved the food the vibes the location the staff all absolutely wonderful 🤩

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A truly authentic Thai restaurant with a charming ambiance, friendly and helpful staff and delicious food. I'm a Pad Thai Goong lover, and was certainly not disappointed. This has to be one of the best restaurants on Samui. Can't wait to return !

Date of visit: March 2024
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Malivan Burapant, Owner at Malee Kitchen Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We're thrilled you enjoyed our ambiance and cuisine. Hope to see you again soon!" Malee and team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful decor and atmosphere. All the dishes look fabulous, so well presented. The staff was very friendly. Would definitely go back!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Malivan Burapant, Owner at Malee Kitchen Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - it's very appreciated! At Malee kitchen , we continuously work to create good experiences for our customers and your feedback makes it all worth it. We look forward to serving you in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following a tip from a close family member in the UK, we enjoyed a first class dinner at this lively Chaweng restaurant. Hard to single out any one of its many special attributes - but quality and presentation of all dishes was outstanding - and...matched by the high level and friendly service. Make a detour!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Malivan Burapant, Owner at Malee Kitchen Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - it's very appreciated! At Malee kitchen , we continuously work to create good experiences for our customers and your feedback makes it all worth it. We look forward to serving you in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, the owner and staffs were very friendly. We order green curry chicken and padthai. They all delicious! We definitely come backMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Malivan Burapant, Owner at Malee Kitchen Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - it's very appreciated! At Malee kitchen , we continuously work to create good experiences for our customers and your feedback makes it all worth it. We look forward to serving you in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was nothing wrong with Malee Kitchen. The food was perfectly adequate and the presentation very nice. Service was good. My problem with it was my husband and I were coming out of a detox week, and looking for a simple meal of grilled fish...and veggies. Their online presence emphasizes their healthy vegetarian options and fresh garden where things are grown. But where I was really misled was all the five star glowing reviews on this site. We called ahead to be sure they could meet our requirements. I expected to see a bit of an inventive menu, due to reviews. We got a taxi and drove some distance to get there, and found an ok setting, nothing special. Then I saw the menu. Exactly the same stuff all up and down the streets, nothing healthy or special. And they refused to grill a fish for us. So I got steamed, which is healthy but I don't like it, so not my preference after not eating for five days. If you are near this place, you will get a nice meal, similar to what you see everywhere. But do not do what we did and make a special trip there. It's not worth it, in my opinion.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024

Very friendly staff. The owner is very nice and welcoming. Good atmosphere. The food is very delicious and authentic. Reasonable price. Would definitely come back again!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024 via mobile

Visited this restaurant while travelling. Excellent Thai food and specialities in a great setting. Very good service

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024

Going twice, we tried roasted duck curry and pork neck salad, pad thai goong sod, fried rice w crab and vegetable spring rolls. The food was exquisite and playful, the duck quite sweet but intriguing. Cocktails were very nice.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Malivan Burapant, Owner at Malee Kitchen Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2024

Hi Pavlosk Thank you so much to leave us a review. We are glad that you had a great time at our restaurant. See you again next time! Malee & team

Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

Let me start this ways: friendly staff, modern design, good food. However, you get same dishes at any other Thai restaurant for half price if u r not into nicely presented dishes and modern interior. Hence, the main issue I really have is the price....But give them a tryMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Malivan Burapant, Owner at Malee Kitchen Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2024

Dear Martin We appreciate you leaving us a review and we are very glad to hear you had a nice time and found our staff friendly and welcoming. Sorry you feel that way about the price. Hopefully we will see you again at Malee kitchen...More

Reviewed 6 March 2024 via mobile

Malee Kitchen is an absolutely wonderful restaurant. The food is fresh and delicious and most ingredients are grown (organic) on the restaurant's own farm. Always a good atmosphere and often a queue to get in. The staff are smiling and service minded. We could eat...here every night during our holiday. The owner (Malee) is there every evening and takes care of the guests with great charm and overview. We look forward to come back.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Malivan Burapant, Owner at Malee Kitchen Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2024

Hi Eilgaard We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Malee & team

Reviewed 5 March 2024

This restaurant is a gem. We were lucky enough to have been staying just down the street from here, so we visited several times. The food was absolutely amazing with beautiful presentation. Best pad thai and mango sticky rice I've ever had. The staff is...friendly and Malee is there to make sure everything is perfection. I would highly recommend eating here if you're in Samui.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Ayesha U
8 July 2023|
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Response from EmileTilburg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know if halal meat is a option at this place.
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Response from maleekitchen | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do. Please ask your server when ordering to assist you.
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Response from MaleeKitchenSamui | Property representative |
Dear davidNewZealand, The closest hotel is the Samui Green Hotel, Maybe the following gps coordinates will be of help: (9.5215188, 100.0575288) Thank you for your interest in our restaurant Hope to see you there, Malee
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Malee Kitchen Samui is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5