Kathu Night Market

Vintage Market Phuket in Kathu, Phuket

What is Kathu Night Market? [toc] Update: Kathu Night Market is permanently closed Kathu Night Market (formerly known as the short-lived AWA Kathu Night Market followed by the Bunthai Night Market) is a small market in Kathu, just halfway between Phuket Town and Patong Beach. This market is still a very young market, but it shows a lot of potential. You can find a lot of delicious local food at

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Central Patong Shopping Mall in Patong Beach

Central Patong Shopping Mall

[toc] Note: Central Patong is permanently closed Central Patong is the latest mall to enter the fierce shopping race of Phuket island, and probably not the last. This new brightly lit mall opened in Patong Beach, soon after the Floresta branch was added to the already established Central Festival in Phuket Town, expanding further the coverage of this brand on the island. Central Patong is standing just across the street

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Da Maurizio Phuket Italian Restaurant

Da Maurizio Restaurant Phuket, Patong Beach

Da Maurizio Italian Restaurant in Patong Beach [toc] Update: Da Maurizio is closed permanently since March 31st, 2020 Da Maurizio well known 'Italian dinner over the beach with a sunset' is not your everyday Italian restaurant. As it is rather expensive you might want to keep it for a special occasion. If like us you enjoy great food in a romantic atmosphere, you should dine there at least once during

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Joe’s Downstairs Phuket ▷Sunset Restaurant on the Beach in Patong

Joe's Downstairs Phuket

Sunset Restaurant on the Beach in Patong [toc] Update: Joe's Downstairs is permanently closed since March 31st, 2020 Joe's Downstairs is an upscale bar with a fantastic location on a small rocky beach between Patong Beach and Kalim Beach, one of the best spots to enjoy a sunset with a drink in Phuket. Joe's Downstairs, which used to be a fancy Japanese restaurant called Otowa, is tucked just between the

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Re Ka Ta Beach Club

Re Ka Ta Beach Club on Kata Beach

Re Ka Ta Beach Club Note: ReKaTa is permanently closed Re Ka Ta is a trendy beach bar and restaurant in Phuket, part of the excellent and also brand new Boathouse in Kata Beach. If you are familiar with this part of Kata, you know that despite such great location right on the beach, this place saw many restaurants and not many successes. First it was a seafood restaurant called

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Osha Phuket Restaurant at On On Hotel

Osha Phuket Restaurant

Osha Phuket Restaurant at On On Hotel Update: Osha Phuket is permanently closed and is now 'Lady Coco' restaurant and Salon de Thé Osha Phuket is the sister of the upscale Osha Bangkok located next to Lumpini Park in Bangkok, but the similarities between both venues end here. While Osha Bangkok is upmarket, feels rather exclusive and is very sophisticated in many aspects, Osha Phuket is a more relaxed and

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Phuket Floating Market

Phuket Floating Market

Phuket Floating Market Note: Phuket floating market is permanently closed Phuket Floating Market is Phuket's attempt to recreate what became a huge success in Pattaya, but after few months it appeared that it takes more than "If you build it, they will come" to succeed. The original idea seemed to be right as the words ‘Floating Market’ appear to be irresistible to travellers and locals alike, even though in most

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Ghostinium Phuket

Ghostinium Phuket

Ghostinium Phuket is permanently closed Ghostinium Phuket is an unusual attraction in Phuket, located just opposite of the Central Festival Shopping Mall. Inside this unassuming building, visitors can discover a very surprising fantasy world. Walk along the dark galleries reveal fantastic visions from other worlds and, fantasy monsters, gigantic spiders or prehistoric dinosaurs moving and shrieking like they do in movies. Of course, just like in movies and as explained

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Vset Restaurant Phuket

Vset Restaurant Phuket

Vset Restaurant Phuket Vset (meaning 'Magical' in Thai) is, in fact, part of the very successful seafood restaurant Kan Eang @ Pier in Chalong Bay and even shares some of the facilities such as the beautiful seafront bar a perfect place for a drink before dinner. The view on Chalong bay at the end of the day is very relaxing, quite different from all the usual beachfront restaurants; the horizon

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Sea Hag Restaurant in Patong

Sea Hag Restaurant

Sea Hag Restaurant in Patong [toc] Seahag Restaurant is a good place if you plan to have dinner before heading to the Patong fun party zone. Sea Hag is a good place to take your friends for a casual meal rather than cheap fried rice on a plastic plate eaten on the way to Bangla, but you also want to remain within walking distance, then go to Sea Hag Restaurant.

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Soi Tiger and Tiger Disco on Bangla Road

Soi Tiger

Soi Tiger on Bangla Road Soi Tiger has always been very popular, possibly due to its prime location, fancy design but mostly because of the many sexy girls dancing on bar counters. Located in Soi Bangla, just next to Bangla Shopping Center, Soi Tiger and just above it Tiger Disco are hard to miss with their Flintstones giant cave look. It's huge and a bit kitsch, but don't hesitate to

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Soi Crocodile on Bangla Road

Soi Crocodile

Soi Crocodile on Bangla Road NOTE: Soi Crocodile is closed until further notice for some 'renovations' Soi Crocodile, in the middle part of Soi Bangla, used to be the centre of a lot of interest and this for many years... The crowd gathered around the entrance and cameras are flashing. The reason is simple... and odd. 4 or 5 sexy girls are permanently dancing on a stage with extremely short

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Rock City Phuket or Red Hot Live Band?

Rock City Phuket

Rock City Phuket is Permanently Closed [toc] Rock City Phuket was a large live Band bar located at the intersection of Bangla Road and Rat U Thit Road in Patong Beach. The intersection was home to two popular venues: Rock City Phuket and Red Hot Bar. So which one was best? Phuket live bands are everywhere in Patong so we decided to have a look inside Rock City. It's a

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Foxy Lady a Go Go in Patong Beach

Foxy Lady a Go Go

Foxy Lady a Go Go Foxy Lady a Go Go was located just next the Exotica and replacing the short-lived OMG A Go Go that followed XTC A Go Go which replaced Playboy A Go Go and probably a few more before that. It seems also to be the smallest bar in the street, usual design with a very narrow center stage and sofas around, all brand new. It looked

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Soi Easy on Bangla Road in Patong Beach

Soi Easy on Bangla Road

Soi Easy on Bangla Road Sands Bar Soi Easy is the closest Soi from the beach, and not as popular as its neighbours. Apart from a few usual indoor beer bars, the main attractions are the Hollywood Disco and a long time well-known place called Aussie Bar on the second floor, and 'The Secret' a Go Go bar hidden in the back trying to be a bit more upmarket. Actually,

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Soi Gonzo on Bangla Road

Soi Gonzo on Bangla Road

Soi Gonzo on Bangla Road [toc] Soi Gonzo on Bangla Road is still an open air lane and it never gets crowded. It's less flashy in design and doesn't have much fancy features. Beer bars look like what they were in the 90's and you fond find many pole dancers here. Most popular bars here are Black Cat and Tahiti Bar where you can play some classic bar games such

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