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49 M.2 Maret | Surat thanee, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
+66 86 944 2884
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Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
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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 

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Thank Steven C
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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

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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

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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 

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Thank jocrabbe23
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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

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Thank mollymak
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Centara Villas like many and were recommended the Cool Bar on our 1st day. It's a nice, relaxed little bar but at times it was very quiet and we were the only ones there, so we decided to spend a few nights at our hotel bar which was a bit livelier. Could just be the time... More 

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Thank RichardH857
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Doung and Un are two of the nicest people in Koh Samui, and went above and beyond to make sure everyone felt comfortable at their bar. The name really doesn't lie: it truly is a cool bar. The drinks were yummy and affordable, and the atmosphere was relaxed and homey. We were greeted like old friends, and felt right at... More 

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Thank mollyjm97
Spalding
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It is literally 200 meters from the Centara Villas Hotel turn left in the beach and just keep going you can not miss it, one tricky spot were you go over a few rocks, so just take care. Now this is a wooden shack just set back from the beach, you do not need to dress up but you will... More 

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Thank FarmshopJim
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

A shack on the beach serving beer wine and cocktails. very cheap.But make sure that you are well covered with insect repellant

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Thank Toni N
Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

What a great place to drink had a wicked time there drinking there blue drinks I managed 2-3 lightweight I know. The owners were great let me serve behind bar they do loads of card tricks. They also stick a picture of you on the bar me and my wife are on there please visit if you go to this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, 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?