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Cool Bar

Thai, Pub
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49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
+66 86 944 2884
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely relaxed bar on the beach, a short walk from Centara Villas hotel, lovely people with delicious 'blue drink'.

Thank adamtarasmith
Winnipeg, Canada
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here!! Drinks are cheap Bob Marley playing, perfect island setting, and the host Doung is amazing very friendly and an all around beautiful person. If your on the south end of the island ya gotta check it out!!

Thank okmactac
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This place has a athmosphere beyond normal standards. You feel like you have been there a 100 times before, with the great staff offering drinks of any kind (try the Blue one!). Placed 10 meters from the water, you feel in perfect balance with the nature.

Thank Tomas M
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Bar is on the beach ,made from bamboo looks really amazing. Nice and friendly staff,speak very well English language . Drinks is served in glass ,nice,taste and very cheap price. You feel like in heaven :) We been in November Good luck Guys :) Gabriele and Rytis London

Thank Gabriele N
Haverhill, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I love this bar! Hidden away in a Jungle/beach setting it's great for those late nights when you want to sneak away and try some of the local cocktails! This place made our holiday and really catered for our large group of friends and family. With a friendly welcome and great drinks you will want to return again & again!

Thank Nicolasellers
Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

In the depths of the dark, rain-soaked Northern European winter I can't help but drift off to memories of the Cool Bar, its killer music, its cold cocktails and its idyllic views. Just a short walk, about 50 paces, from Centara Villas is as cool a bar as you're likely to stumble across anywhere in the world. You can sit... More 

Thank Steven C
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a relaxing cocktail after dinner on the beach. Great family run bar, very friendly, great location

Thank KazzW
Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you walk down centara Beach you will find the cool bar there drinks are alot cheaper the only downfall is there are lots of mosquitoes

Thank ellenamurphy92
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stayed at Centara Villas at the end of August for our honeymoon. We were getting fed up of the 17% extra on each bill at Centara for mediocre food, and average cocktails and were so pleased to find "Cool Bar" open on our 3rd night. The bar is easily reached from Centara along the beach; the path was lit... More 

Thank jocrabbe23
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This bar is a short walk along beach from Centara Villas it's so quaint a beach hut with cold beer. Nothing special just laid back Thai style. We popped along a few times some nice little views of the bay's while sipping a cold beer. Very chilled

Thank mollymak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Thai, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: +66 86 944 2884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?