Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Chaweng

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Updated on 26/09/2022

Finding family-friendly restaurants which are suitable for adults and welcoming towards children is not always an easy task when visiting a tropical island like Koh Samui. So we’ve done some research and put together a comprehensive list of the best family-friendly restaurants in Chaweng.

1. Stacked Burger


Considered by some as the best burger joint on the Island, Stacked Burger makes their products from high quality ingredients. The main focus of this restaurant is American burgers and all their fixings (fries, onion rings, milkshakes, the whole lot). The main favourites of this establishment are the Cowboy and the Monalisa burgers. Like its namesake, the burgers here are stacked with various toppings, which makes for a filling meal. There is a kids’ menu, with a special section of free food for kids 8 years old and under, available with every purchase their adults make. Happy hours (for the adults) are between 5 pm to 7 pm. The price range is a little on the upper side, but it is proportionate to the food service that you’re getting.

Stacked Burger Samui
Location: South Chaweng Beach Road, Koh Samui 84320
Phone: +66 (0) 7791 5222
Opening hour: Mon-Sun 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Kitchen closes at 9:30 pm.

2. The Hungry Wolf

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The Hungry Wolf is well known in the area for its wide range of pizzas, delicious pastas and some of the best burgers in Chaweng. They bake their own buns, make their own marinades for meats and prepare all of their sauces from scratch. They also offer a great selection of vegetarian options including vegetarian pizzas, burgers and homemade soups. The Hungry Wolf is a casual dining experience and the kids will have no problem finding something on the menu that they are sure to love. They also offer a reliable home-delivery service for a very modest fee of only 60 THB.

The Hungry Wolf
Location: 17/46 Moo 3, Amphoe Ko Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand
Phone: +66 94 408 2243
Opening hour: Mon-Tue 13:00 – 22:00, Thu-Sun 13:00 – 22:00. Closed on Wednesdays.

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3. Sala Thai Restaurant

Best family friendly restaurants in Chaweng
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Sala Thai Restaurant offers authentic Thai dishes, live Thai music and has a reputation that keeps this place constantly full. The staff here are always friendly, smiling and extremely welcoming to children. They are very accommodating for kids when it comes to ordering traditional Thai dishes on the menu and will have no problem customizing your order to make sure the meals are not too spicy. Sala Thai Restaurant provides the perfect opportunity to allow your children to experience all of the wonderful things Thai culture has to offer  — including the many different varieties of tasty local food!

Sala Thai Restaurant
Location: 17/56 Moo 3, Chaweng, Amphoe Ko Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Phone: +66 81 968 1445
Opening hours: Daily 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm

4. Duomo Italian Restaurant

Best family friendly restaurants in Chaweng
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Duomo Italian Restaurant is one of the few places in Chaweng that you will most definitely need to make a booking for your family. Why? Because the place is well known for serving up some of the best Italian food in Koh Samui and it’s always packed! On the menu, you’ll find all of the Italian favourites that kids adore such as 4 cheese pizza, spaghetti bolognese and gelato ice-creams for dessert. The Italian chef always sources the freshest ingredients and takes extreme pride in being able to deliver a family-friendly dining experience for all.

Duomo Italian Restaurant
Location: 60/33 Soi MontienHouse | Chaweng Beach (opposite Starz Cabaret)
Phone: +66 77 300 504
Opening hours: 12:30 pm – 3 pm (lunch) | 15:00 – 23:00 (dinner). The restaurant opens everyday.

5. Gringos Cantina Mexican Restaurant

Best family friendly restaurant in Chaweng
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Gringos Cantina Mexican Restaurant has been around since 1998 and serves up a huge variety of traditional Tex-Mex dishes. The atmosphere here is always relaxed and fun, with the serving staff dressed up in full traditional Mexican attire. The menu is packed with an array of yummy and healthy Mexican dishes such as Nachos, Burritos, Enchiladas and Fajitas — all made from scratch using the freshest local ingredients. The kids will have no problem finishing all of their meals here and are sure to love the delicious Mexican fried ice-cream for dessert.

Gringos Cantina Mexican Restaurant
Location: 166/79 Moo 2 Bophut, Chaweng (just off the main road that runs parallel to the beach)
Phone: +66 77 962 353
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm

6. Malee Kitchen

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Malee Kitchen is a mandatory stop for those who crave authentic Thai cuisine. It has an extensive range of dishes on offer, from salads, soups, curries, to a number of different stir-fries, with room for dessert and drinks! The red duck curry is a crowd’s favourite, and any one of the prawn dishes always makes an appearance in every patron’s order. With its very clean dining area, affordable price range, and impeccable service, it’s not difficult to see why visitors rave about this restaurant.

Malee Kitchen Samui
Location: 17/58 Moo 3, Chaweng Beach, Surat Thani 84320, Koh Samui, Thailand
Phone: +66 99 232 9236
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

7. Bondi Aussie Bar & Grill

Specialising in Australian-style western food, Bondi Aussie Bar & Grill is a familiar environment for Aussie tourists and expats. Steaks and barbecue ribs are popular with the customers, and the best-selling burger is the Bondi Burger. Live music playing in this restaurant is a welcomed addition, especially during happy hour. Expect the place to be a lot more livelier on Australia Day and during the AFL season, as the venue will play the live matches on TV.

Bondi Aussie Bar & Grill Chaweng
Location: 169/1, Chaweng Beach Rd, Bo Put, Surat Thani, Thailand
Phone: +66 80 519 3931 | +66 99 434 1529
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Fri-Sun 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

8. Tropical Murphys Irish Pub & Restaurant

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Tropical Murphys Irish Pub & Restaurant is a great place to bring the entire family if you are looking for friendly service and a good home style cooked meal. They are very accommodating for families with young children and have high-chairs available on request. Here you can find all of your standard bistro type food that kids enjoy like hamburgers, pizza and apple pie with custard. And just like any good Irish pub and bistro, Tropical Murphys serves up very generous portions of food. They are also known for putting on one of the best Sunday Roast dinners in town — definitely worth a visit if you happen to be in Chaweng Beach over the weekend.

Tropical Murphys Irish Bar and Restaurant
Location: 14/40 Chaweng Beach Road Moo 2, Bophut 84320 Thailand
Phone: +66 77 413 614
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 pm – 12:00 am | Saturday-Sunday 12:00 pm – 12:00 am.

9. The Beach Club @ Buri Rasa

Best family friendly restaurants in Chaweng
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The Beach Club @ Buri Rasa is a delightful beachfront dining experience the whole family will enjoy. With the dining tables and private teepee’s set up on the sand just above the high-tide mark, you really couldn’t get any closer to the ocean if you tried! Here they specialize in serving up the freshest of locally caught seafood, all prepared over a charcoal grill by experienced Thai Chefs. Even though the ambiance is more of a romantic and quiet setting, children are always welcome here at Buri Rasa.

The Beach Club @ Buri Rasa
Location: 11/2 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach, Chaweng (inside the Bura Rasi hotel and resort)
Phone: +66 77 956 055
Opening hours: 10:30 am – 11:00 pm, but currently dinner service is suspended due to the pandemic.

10. The Jungle Club Restaurant

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The Jungle Club Restaurant sits on top of a mountain just inland from Chaweng Beach and provides stunning scenery while you eat. The menu consists of traditional Thai, French, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, so the kids are sure to find something they will like. Settle in with the whole family and enjoy your meal while seated on comfortable, colourful bean bags on the open wooden decks overlooking the entire Chaweng area. This restaurant is very popular with families and large groups, so don’t forget to make a booking before you venture up the mountain.

The Jungle Club Restaurant
Location: Chaweng Noi, 55 Moo 3, Jungle Club, Chaweng (inside the Jungle Club Resort)
Phone: +66 81 894 2327
Opening hours: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm daily.

11. Hard Rock Cafe

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Hard Rock Cafe in Chaweng serves up delicious American cuisine that all kids love including chicken wings, hamburgers, hot dogs and ice-cream sundaes. They also have a fine selection of local Thai dishes on the menu as well. You can expect great service at the Hard Rock Cafe and the atmosphere is always relaxed, entertaining and fun — especially when the live bands are playing. The kids will definitely enjoy being surrounded by a collection of different music memorabilia from their favourite pop artists while eating their meals.

Hard Rock Cafe Koh Samui
Location: 168/59 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng
Phone: +66 77 901 208
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 11:00 am – 12:00 am.

12. Siam Dreams

Siam Dreams “Home of Good Times”
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This restaurant is the sequel to its now-closed predecessor of the same name. Serving two different cuisines (German and Thai) of equally-great calibre, Siam Dreams is constantly frequented by German visitors, and also by non-German ones, who are craving both. German favourites are the different types of schnitzels and currywurst. On the Thai side of the menu, the best-sellers are the spring rolls and the Thai green curry. The freshly made food is supplemented by tasty cocktails and beer on tap. The restaurant becomes a homebase for Germans watching live Bundesliga matches on TV, owing to the super casual garden atmosphere. Patrons make a stop at this establishment every time they visit the island. “Home of Good Times” indeed…

Siam Dreams “Home of Good Times”
Location: 162/91, Moo 2 Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut 84320 Thailand
Phone: +66 65 236 4761
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 4:00 pm – 10:30 pm | Sun 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Closed on Mondays

13. Little Boat Seafood Restaurant

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Little Boat Restaurant is a small establishment with a big reputation for serving up some of the freshest seafood in the Chaweng area. The staff at Little Boat are very welcoming towards children and are quite aware that seafood is not always the first option for want kids want to eat. That’s why they offer a dedicated kids menu full of yummy alternatives like pizza, pasta and BBQ chicken. The place has become extremely popular with both local and expat families over the last couple of years, so make sure you make a booking to guarantee a table.

Little Boat Restaurant Samui
Location: 37/2 Moo 3, Bophut, Chaweng Beach
Phone: +66 96 973 0487
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

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14. Cafe Uno

Best family friendly restaurants in Chaweng
Credit: Cafe Uno Chaweng on Facebook

Cafe Uno is one of those restaurants that cover all bases when it comes to food on their menu. They offer a huge variety of dishes which include everything from ‘western style’ gourmet breakfasts to authentic and traditional Thai meals. The staff at Cafe Uno are known to be very attentive towards their guests and will even provide children with a selection of toys to play with while waiting for food to arrive at your table. The price is also considered very reasonable compared to a lot of other restaurants in the area.

Cafe Uno
Location: 60/29 Chaweng-Choengmon Road, Koh Samui District, Surat Thani 84320 Thailand
Phone: +66 90 070 5901
Opening hours: 7:00 am – 2:00 am daily.

15. Baitong Restaurant

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Located right on the beachfront at Chaweng beach is an iconic family-friendly venue called Baitong Restaurant. They are known for being extremely welcoming towards children and have a dedicated kids menu for them to choose from. They even offer half-price tickets to their weekly beach BBQ buffets which happen every Thursday night (425 THB for children under 12 yrs old). There are dining tables set up directly on the sand so kids can enjoy playing on the beach after eating. Baitong also has Thai cooking classes taught by experienced chefs during the day which the whole family can get involved with.

Baitong Restaurant
Location: 201 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng (inside the Banana Fansea Resort)
Phone: +66 (0) 77 413 4836
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

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