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Akbar Indian and Thai Restaurant

#193 of 1,053 Restaurants in Ko Samui
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Choengmon Beach Road | Choeng Mon Beach, T.Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 84 304 2665
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely lunch here, the family who owns it had only just moved the restaurant the day before yet they were very welcoming and did everything they could for our enjoyment. The fish tandoor from the oven was very delicious and I highly recommend you try it, everything fresh, delicious and very tasty...highly rcommend you don't pass them... More 

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Mumbai
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Koh Samui for three nights and had food in Akbar's everyday. Lovely authentic Indian vegetarian cuisine. Paneer was extremely soft and delicious. We also tried mix vegetable, mutter mushroom, bhindi masala and all were equally good. Overall a truly satisfying experience. Akbar himself was very friendly and ready to help with the dishes that we should try.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We arrived at Akbar two days after they moved to their new premises and whilst they were not fully moved in they still welcomed us warmly for lunch. We had a wonderful lunch with the hosts happy to help. If you are searching for them they have as indicated relocated but only a few hundred yards along the road, bigger... More 

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1 Thank CNML-DXB
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Onion dopiaza is just amazing....just go eat here.fish fantastic..very friendly..clean kitchen...thankyou for all the great meals and cold beer

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Thank Conradmanchester
Ko Samui, Thailand
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164 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This restaurant and owner have been here for 10 years and that's rare in Ko Samui so he must be doing something right. Great food, good prices and great service. The manager and staff are helpful and like to chat if you have any questions. We had a range of dishes including super lentil dahl curry and it was all... More 

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Thank Instantcalmer
Brisbane
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We tried the vegetable samosas to start and for mains had the butter chicken & mutton sag all were excellent. Our meals were accompanied with popadoms and dips (complementary) and a garlic naan both were very tasty. Our little one doesn't like spicy food but we were recommended a mild chicken dish and to my surprise my little one loved... More 

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Thank CritiqueBrisbane
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This restaurant serves tasty, value for money Indian food. Also, the owner is able to customize the spiciness level based on your personal request. Humble and friendly customer service. We went back twice to this restaurant as it was really close to our hotel and they serve really good Indian food.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Most delicious indian food all the way from the mango and mint chutney to the full veg thali. Really authentic food , simple clean vibe and friendly service.

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Thank Harsha D
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went there for dinner last night and everything we ordered was delicious, easily the best Indian food we have ever eaten. Highly recommend trying the mint chutney which comes complimentary with your food. Prices of meals are very reasonable as well. We will be going there again over the next few days.

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Thank Natta86
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Being a very fussy Indian...I have to say I was really impressed! Really good service and great food. I warn you though, don't come here unless you have an empty stomach. Food portions are a really good size, great value for money and most importantly incredibly tasty! Another plus..great veggie food! My boyfriend loved the meat dishes too. Definitely worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Choengmon Beach Road | Choeng Mon Beach, T.Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: +66 84 304 2665

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