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“Absolute bliss”
Review of Nirvana

Ranked #41 of 494 Restaurants in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$18
Cuisines: Thai, International
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Set in the heart of Bophut's ' Fisherman's village ', this small and intimate venue offer a varity of both Thai and European cuisine. Enjoy a romantic evening on our suspended deck only meters from the waters edge, or watch the world pass by on our street side seating. Our small and unique menu is designed to cater for all tastes with a perfect balance of Thai and European flavours.
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

We went to nirvana on trip advisor and hotel recommendations, and we were astounded by the quality of the food, the relaxed atmosphere and the service by the owner who was polite, friendly, yet unobtrusive. The menu is quite small, as is the restaurant itself, but it lends itself to a more personal, quality and relaxed dining experience. The food is very reasonably priced (2 excellent mains, 3 glasses of wine, and a singa for 1220 baht approx). We've been to some of the 'fancier' restaurants in Chiang mai, (riverside, the gallery) and this absolutely topped them. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Very unpretentious little restaurant in fisherman's village on the seaside where we enjoyed the food three night in a row. Small menu but it caters to all tastes, only sorry that we didn't discover it sooner. We will be back. Please don't change anything.

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2  Thank paul g
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

Based on the previous reviews we decided to give Nirvana a go. We were so impressed. The location is perfect combined with beautifully cooked authentic thai you can't go past it! Not to mention it's located in the very cool Fisherman's village. Try to visit on a Friday night if you can as the markets are on and the vibe is so awesome. You can grab up a Mojito for 70 Baht.

We sat out on the terrace with a lovely view of the neighbouring island and we would have had the option to dine down on the sand if it had not been raining. We tried the papaya salad and massaman curry to share. Both were amazing. The flavours were incredible. To drink we enjoyed some european wine. It wasn't the best but for the price it was fine considering how expensive it is to drink imported wine in Thailand. For dessert we tried the deep fried icecream which was really fun and tasty.

It was a delight to meet the owner Torben (originally from Denmark) and relieving to talk to someone who spoke fluent english after several days of trying to communicate with the thai people lovely as they are.

Torben has done an amazing job and we will definately return. The prices are very reasonable and it only cost us about $15AUD each to share a salad, main and a glass of wine each.

Highly recommend you try this place when you visit Ko Samui!

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3  Thank briana_82
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Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

My best dinner in 7 days ko samui trip.Awsome massaman carry and pepper steak.Very beuatiful place,we have dinner at the beach.Normal prices,2000 for 2.Sure better place from near bophut restaurants

2  Thank xristoforosRodos
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

We dined at Nirvana three times during our stay in Bophut. Each time we experienced fantastic service and wonderful food - we would have returned for more if we could! We ordered a number of Thai dishes from the menu and all of them were delicious - very fresh, generous portions and lots of vegetables along with your meat (ie. not just a lot of chicken on a plate with rice and some coriander on top). Excellent value for money and would recommend Nirvana in a flash.

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3  Thank Julesxc
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