A Roundup of The Country’s Favourite Thai Dishes At The Height

World-renowned Thai cuisine is best enjoyed on its home turf and Samui is lucky to have top places to savour the nation’s delicacies. Timeless favourites and exquisite dishes are to be found at The Height, a comfortable and thoroughly contemporary restaurant situated at Silavadee Pool Spa Resort.

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A buggy takes you down to the restaurant which is set on rocks overlooking the sea. You’ll be greeted at the door by friendly staff, who are as attentive as they’re efficient. The Height consists of an air-con dining room, but also has a wonderful al fresco terrace, both of which give you views out over the sea.

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Enjoy cocktails or a long drink as you browse the menu, which lists close on seventy items. The menu, by the way, has chilli symbols to indicate which dishes are hot and you can always ask staff to adjust the degree of spiciness. No worries either if you’re new to Thai food – they’ll help you choose dishes to your liking. There’s also a page of vegetarian Thai dishes, which are equally as good as those with meat or fish.

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There are tasty starters, such as chicken in pandan, spring rolls, skewers of satay chicken, beef and pork, then and salads and soups. When it comes to main courses, you can feast on dishes such as a traditional massaman curry or roasted duck in a rich red sauce. And Samui being an island, there’s naturally plenty of fish, which you can enjoy in various ways, whether served whole or as part of a green curry or baked, northern-style, along with herbs and served with a delicate chilli sauce.

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The Height hosts a themed night every Tuesday, simply called A Taste of Thai, and features a beautiful buffet and barbecue with live cooking stations. It’s highly popular and you’ll need to book your table in advance.

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The Height is a brilliant choice if you’d like to get to grips with authentic Thai food at its best. Spend an evening here and you’ll be won over by the vibrant dishes that the restaurant has to offer.

Menu Sample

  • Scallop Salad-Yam-Hoy Shell
  • Mixed Thai Appetizer
  • Papaya Salad – Somtom Thai
  • Pork Pineapple – Moo-Ob-Sab-Pa-Ros
  • Baked White Prawns – Goong Ob-Sa-Mul-Pai
  • Crab Yellow Curry
  • Lamb Yellow Curry
  • Chicken Yellow Curry
  • Beef Massaman
  • Silavadee Pad Thai

Contact: 077 960 555
Average cost per person: 750 Bt
House wine per bottle: 1,400 Bt
House wine per glass: 350 Bt
Credit card: Visa, Master, Amex, Diners, JCB
Service & Tax: Taxes and service charges are
INCLUDED in all Silavadee prices
Open from: Daily from 17.00-22.30
Website: www.silavadeeresort.com