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Nora Buri Resort & Spa, 111 Moo 5, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 77 913 555
11:00 - 00:00
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely dinner here whilst staying at Nora Buri with my partner. Great service and a brilliant seafood platter by the ocean!

1 Thank AbellaThurmer
Prague, Czech Republic
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542 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Non-Asian restaurant, only EU food. Service was really great. fullmoon view. The food was average, nothing special. Not tasty enough. No Asian nor Thai food. Drinks OK.

Thank Miloslav Z
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear Miloslav Z, Thank you for your positive remarks about The Barge at Nora Buri. My dearest apologies that the taste of my food was not up to your standards. Regards, Brendan (Sous Chef) More 

Florence, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure to have a dinner with my girlfriend in this special location. I suggest this restaurant for everyone who expect an excellente service focus on the client, the amazing panorama and the traditional thai cousine will delight you... Enjoy

Thank fabiutti
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear fabiutti, Thank you for leaving such a positive review about your experience at The Barge. We are glad to hear your girlfriend and yourself both enjoyed the meal and all other aspects during this time. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and have had a safe trip home. We hope to see you again in the... More 

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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nice and seclusive restaurant, even if the food is great I would not recommend to go here unless you're staying at the hotel, at which this restaurant is located. The food might be great, but so is pretty much all thai-restaurants in Thailand. You do get a nice luxurious feel at this restaurant and the food is presented in a... More 

Thank Fredrik S
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Greetings Fredrik S, Thank you for your honest and constructive feedback regarding your experience at our signature restaurant, The Rice Barge and Terrace. We are glad you enjoyed some aspects of what we have to offer you. I will agree with you that the prices we put forward are slightly higher than a stand alone Thai restaurant in town, thus... More 

England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

fantastic food. in a fantastic restaurant, great service and very relaxed, really glad of the air con.

Thank janetbrownmoss
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear janetbrownmoss, Thank you for your kind review regarding the Rice Barge and Terrace. We hope this was a highlight of your holiday in Thailand. We are glad you enjoyed the beatific decor at the Rice Barge, as well as the service and food. I will pass on your review to the staff involved. Thank you once again, and we... More 

Cavan, Ireland
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed in the hotel and decided to eat here one of the nights, lovely staff, so helpful but found it expensive for Thailand

Thank Oonagh S
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear Oonagh S, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a positive review regarding your evening meal at The Barge during your stay at Nora Buri Resort and Spa. Our prices are the same compared to other local 5 star hotels in the area, though the stand alone restaurants in Chaweng may cater for lower fare. I... More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Heard and read about this restaurant, unfortunately it's totally the opposite. The staff is friendly and that's it. Food is below average, too bad because they have a lovely view.

Thank chady00
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear chady00, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your meal the The Barge. I am terribly sorry that your experience of the food was below your expectations. I would like to invite you back to The Barge personally at which time I will take care of your table and guarantee you with a high standard... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The spicy fried fish and vegetables were awesome. The live band particularly the young ladies vocals were a joy to listen to.

Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear YVONNE W, Thank you for your response about the food served in The Barge, I will pass your kind comments onto our chefs! Our band is from the Philippines, there are a wonderful addition to the beautiful surroundings at The Barge, I would have to agree with you that her voice is a standout. Thank you once again and... More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here the other night as we are staying at Nora Buri and this restaurant is in the hotel. It isn't the sort of place we would choose if we weren't staying in the hotel. Anyway, we ordered a steak, a vegetable pasta and a bottle of large sparkling water. My vegetable pasta dish was cheaper than the... More 

Thank Ayse E
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear Ayse E, Thank you for leaving reviews in both of our restaurant pages and taking the time to eat in them. Thank you for raising the point that our prices are disproportionate, we will take this into consideration when reviewing our menus each month. I am glad that you enjoyed the food. We would love to see you back... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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191 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

There was plenty of choice, but I stuck with the range of fresh sea food. As I'm also partial to Asian sauces, I must admit to a little indulgence.

Thank Missy T
Lloyd B, Sous Chef at The Barge, responded to this review

Dear Missy T, Thank you for dining in The Barge. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed our fresh range of seafood offered for dinner by the beach. I will pass on your comments to the rest of our restaurant team, I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday and trip home, and we hope to see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Seafood, International, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nora Buri Resort & Spa, 111 Moo 5, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 77 913 555
THE BARGE (Western & Seafood)-The Samui Signature restaurant !!Located on the Beachside Level next to the beach Pool Seating Capacity: 70 seats The Barge feasts with Western Cuisine & Seafood. Beach Front Terrace serving Seafood & Meat Barbecue. The Barge restaurant is welcomed both resort's guest and anyone who's expect different experience at The Barge by the beach.Daily with classic trio Band PRIVATE -CANDLE LIT ROMANTIC DINNER is available daily with Gazebo setting up right on the Beach surrounded by Tourches, Candles and so.. romantic and real Private for only two of you on the Beach. it is an UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE from our paradise island

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