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La Taverna

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Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
+66 77 300 421
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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful restaurant with amazing decore and yummy food. Dined here with a party of six, we each enjoyed our meal. Not one of us was disappointed. Service was excellent. The owner came over and introduced himself and even gave us shots of lemonchello on the house. Thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend if you are looking for authentic Italian... More 

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Thank Fran2013213
Ko Samui, Thailand
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came there for dinner with friends. Tiramisu was yuummy ! Place with great and lovely atmosphere. Service was perfect, the staff are really professional , The owner came to ask if all is how we wished. Also gave us shots of tasty limoncello! Strongly recommend this restaurant! will come again for sure

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Thank AyanaGaziz
London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We was recommended this place by another pub owner and was very glad he did. The place was lovely the traditional area and also the very modern and up to date outside room. I order the beef and my friend the lamb and we can honestly say it was the best dinner we've had so far in Thailand. The owner... More 

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Thank Nicole B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and meals were just as great! Definitely recommend this place for a traditional Italian meal

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Thank Laura D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

La Taverna is just down one of the alleyways on Chaweng beach road. Not always easy to find(and we go a lot), but well worth looking or asking directions for. There are 2 entrances each door on a different alley. The place is very large inside and separated into 3 areas. The air conditioned smaller authentic Italian, the stunning, very... More 

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Thank V3BMR
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The meal we had here was fine, truth be told I was a little disappointed by it, but it was as good as any other Italian I had in Thailand, so can't rate it too harshly. Service was good too.

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Thank Anmorrow
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1,519 reviews
1,156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 762 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We turned up all 18 of us on a stag party awful cocktails decent funny girls but that'll be our one and only visit

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Thank thefooddood
Greater London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Visited after the great reviews for a birthday, greeted by Carlos who was very welcoming. Lots on the menu at reasonable prices. Food was lovely and service was just as good! Anyone visiting Ko Samui should definitely eat here one night! Beautiful!

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Thank Hannahmarie0209
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The best italian restaurant you can find in the World. The kitchen was perfect, excellent service, beautiful location and the owner is very concerned about the welfare of the guests. We can recommend the carpaccio, spaghetti vongole, spaghetti aglio e olio, pizza diavola and last but not least the tiramisu. A restaurant like this you can't find a second time.... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have been lots of time with friends. Pastas and Pizzas are simply amazing and portions are huge !!!! The manager is really nice and welcomed us very well every time !! The best italian restaurant in Chaweng !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 77 300 421

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