Dining

Restaurants

Pla Pla

Rating

Date of reviewMay 08, 2018
Cuisine Mediterranean
LocationSamui

Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, 219 Moo 5, Angthong, Samui, Suratthani 84140, Samui, Thailand

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Overview

Opening Hours

11am-10pm (Tues-Sun)

Lunch hours

11am-10pm (Tues-Sun)

Dinner hours

11am-10pm (Tues-Sun)

Dress Code

Smart Casual

Corkage

1,250 Baht

Reservation

Yes

Buffet

Yes

Private Room

For 30 People

Accept Credit Card

Yes

Smoking Area

No

Review

Setting

Situated beachside overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, Pla Pla serves excellent pan-Mediterranean cuisine created by chef Chris Patzold. Come early for a pre-dinner sundown cocktail.

Rating : 18/20

Food

From the a la carte menu (unavailable on Fridays, which is paella night), start with the signature dish of Hokkaido scallops with celery root puree and sous vide pork belly. Delicate and meaty at the same time, it comes with hazelnuts and rocket. Another signature starter well worth trying is yellowfin tuna tartare served with ripe mango, watermelon salmorejo, salmon eggs and Thai herbs. The flavours are as bright as the dish looks. For a main course roasted rack of lamb served with sweet potato three ways, romaine lettuce sauce and lamb jus is hard to beat, but also consider seafood risotto, which is packed with prawns, Spanish mussels, white fish and squid and given a lovely lift with saffron. Those with a hearty appetite will appreciate tomahawk prime wagyu beef rib with mashed potatoes and green salad. For a light dessert try one of the home-made sorbets, flavours include passion fruit, lychee and mango.

Rating : 36/40

Wine

The extensive wine list of Old and New World labels can seem a little daunting at first but there is an experienced sommelier on hand to make recommendations and assist with choices.

Rating : 17/20

Service

Rating : 18/20

Price   $$$$$

2,500 Baht/Person

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