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Sunlight Restaurant & Bar

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Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
+66 77 230 777
07:00 - 22:00
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Andover, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying in Samui with a fussy eater friend. One of the guests at our hotel recommended the Sunlight Restaurant so we went to see what it was like. Well - suffice to say my friend loved it, and if she loved it then it must be good. During the day it is just a normal cafe, but in... More 

Thank IreneC406
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Casual restaurant on the sand that offers great food and service. Have ate here many times and the owner remembers and welcomes us back. Food is delicious and great value especially the Thai dishes. Waiters are young and friendly and take care of you. Worth visiting and good to support the small local businesses instead of just the hotels.

Thank DoraDementia
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We came across this place walking on Chaweng Beach in search of a cheap but good Thai meal. The place is small and unassuming- but this is by far the best food I have had in Thailand. We loved it so much we came back 3 nights in a row. We usually eat at the really nice places along Chaweng... More 

Thank blokybro
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Found this little gem walking along the beach. How happy we were that we sat down to eat. Amazing dinner! The waiters were so accommodating also! Price was good also! Ate vegetarian based dishes :)

Thank ELena P
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

So good that we went two nights in a row. Fantastic place. The staff are so lovely and very attentive. The food is definitely the best we've had in our 10 night stay and such great prices! 2 starters, 2 mains, 1 generous portion of rice & 4 mojitos came to 1210THB in total (£27!). In our two visits we... More 

Thank Lucia Pickard
Ferntree Gully, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I shared several traditional (Thai) dishes and each of them were extremely delicious! The service was top notch, never an empty drink :) Sunlight was simple yet very tasty would highly recommend for a cheap night but good food.

Thank trenno_h
Gold Coast, Australia
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125 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I went to Koh Samui & ate ay this place 18mths ago & I've been dreaming about going back ever since. The food wasn't as amazing as I remember it, but still very nice & it's in a great location right on Charweng Beach. Definitely give it a try, plus its SO CHEAP!

Thank Dan D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place with over 300 different meals for a very fair price and great service, right in front of the beautiful Koh Samui ocean!

Thank Itai H
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

All 6 of us enjoyed every bite for a great price. Lovely restaurant on the beach . Great selection of food and excellent service

Thank Laura M
Perth, Australia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Nom and his team are certainly excellent and over the past 3 years have done us great with sitting in and also takeaway when with family and small children Nothing is a problem for them to make even if not on the menu. On the beach is also an extra as children can play in the sand whilst we sit... More 

Thank Maxy2605

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 77 230 777

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