Phuket Indy Night Market in Phuket Town

Phuket Indy Market - Phuket Town

Fun Shopping in Phuket Town [toc] Phuket Indy Night Market is a fun, young, creative little night market in Phuket Town, located on Limelight Avenue, a small lane off Dibuk Road, not far from the well-known Raya Restaurant. It's not as popular as it used to be, but it's still an interesting place to spend an evening on a weekday if you are in this part of town. The bigger

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Super Cheap Market Phuket

Super Cheap Phuket

The cheapest market in Phuket! [toc] Super Cheap is quite amazing: you could organize a giant treasure hunt in it. We were writing a 'Phuket Price Check' story, trying to find 10 simple items we had written down on my list, but gave up halfway when we suddenly realized there was no way we could spot half of them, even after an hour of intense exploration! Sure, those items were

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10 Best Heritage Style Hotels in Phuket Town

Best heritage hotels in Phuket

Staying in a heritage hotel in Phuket [toc] Looking for a Heritage Hotel in Phuket Town? Phuket is home to some impressive heritage houses and historical sites dating back to its thriving tin mining days in the 1800s. Some of the shophouses and mansions built by Phuket high-society families and merchants a century ago have now been thoughtfully restored and converted into guesthouses, boutique shops and cafes. For those looking

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Rang Hill in Phuket Town (Khao Rang)

Khao Rang Hill

Rang Hill in Phuket Town (Khao Rang) [toc] Rang Hill (Khao Rang) located in the middle of Phuket is famous for its scenic restaurants, temple, monkeys, and a new viewpoint bridge. Khao Rang is not very high but its location makes it fun for lunch or dinner with a good bird view of Phuket Town. Rang Hill used to be a fitness park but has lost its popularity, maybe because

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Chaiyo Seafood Restaurant

Chaiyo Seafood Restaurant

Chaiyo Seafood Restaurant [toc] Chaiyo Seafood is a simple little restaurant close to Phuket town if you feel like a nice seafood lunch by the mangrove, without getting far from the city. Nicely built in a more comfortable setting than the famous Mor Mu Dong just across the canal, Chaiyo Seafood keeps its livestock directly in the mangrove stream. Seafood can't get much fresher than this. Nothing very sophisticated, just a

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Phuket 3D Museum (Phuket Trickeye Museum)

Phuket Trickeye Museum

Phuket 3D Museum [toc] Notice: Phuket 3D Museum is temporarily closed (or Phuket Trickeye Museum) is a great place to take your kids or your friends for a couple of hours of silly fun, especially on a rainy day. If you are not familiar with the concept of Trickeye Museum, also called the 3D museum, it's a place where you interact with giant paintings for some fun photo sessions. A

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Rang Hill Viewpoint in Phuket Town

Khao Rang Hill Viewpoint

Khao Rang Hill Viewpoint [toc] Khao Rang Hill has always been a viewpoint at the top of a famous hill in Phuket town. It’s not strikingly beautiful and not very high either, but it’s a pleasant stop. A lot of youngsters go there for a selfie and a romantic moment. In recent years they added a Gazebo and a platform to allow visitors to enjoy a better view over Phuket

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Suay Restaurant in Phuket Town

Suay Restaurant Phuket

A great Thai restaurant in Phuket Town [toc] Suay Restaurant (Suay meaning 'beautiful') serves a young modern cuisine in the simplicity of a small house and a friendly easy-going atmosphere in Phuket Town. Not often do we find a successful new young and creative chef in Phuket. Tucked in a small garden, Suay Restaurant is a pleasant place for a lunch or a light dinner in good company. Price is

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One Chun Restaurant Phuket

One Chun Restaurant Phuket

A great local restaurant in Phuket Town One Chun received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating from the Phuket Michelin Guide. Bib Gourmand means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] One Chun Restaurant (One Chun means ‘Monday’) is one of the best Thai restaurants in Phuket Town. Serving a southern Thai cuisine without compromise, One Chun first succeeded with locals who are not easy to impress when it

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Wat Mongkol Nimit in Phuket Town

Wat Mongkol Nimit

Wat Mongkol Nimit [toc] Wat Mongkol Nimit or Wat Putta Mongkon might not be the most impressive temple in Phuket but this one means a lot to people living around Phuket Town. All temples are of course worth visiting but since Wat Mongkol Nimit is really close to Thalang Road, the historical streets of Phuket Town it would complete your visit perfectly. Wat Mongkol Nimit is very large and very easy

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Go Benz in Phuket Town (Ko Benz) – One of Phuket Best Street Food

Ko Benz restaurant

Go Benz in Phuket Town Go Benz (or Ko Benz) received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating in the Phuket Michelin Guide. 'Bib Gourmand' means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] Go Benz has been one of Phuket's most popular local restaurants for more than 15 years. Go Benz served a relatively small choice of noodle soups and rice porridge, and by keeping it focused, they became very

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Tunk Ka Cafe in Phuket Town

Tunk Ka Cafe Phuket

Dinner With a View at Tunk Ka Cafe [toc] Tunk Ka Cafe is one of our favourite restaurants in Phuket Town, a long-established hillside place beautifully built on top of Khao Rang Hill in Phuket Town, with striking panoramic views of Phuket city. Tunk Ka Cafe is a romantic place, with three separate terraces framed with large trees, and a nice breeze flowing through always keeps the place cool. A

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Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town Mee Ton Poe received a 'Michelin Plate' rating in the Phuket Michelin Guide. A ‘Michelin Plate' is a recognition of excellent food. [toc] Mee Ton Poe (Mee Ton Poh) has served some of the best-known Hokkien noodles on Phuket island for many years since 1946 to be precise. It used to be a tiny, modest restaurant at the clock circle in Phuket town where locals

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Khun Jeed Yod Pak Restaurant in Phuket Town

Phuket best radna restaurant [toc] Khun Jeed's Yod Pak Restaurant is an institution in Phuket Town and one of the best local restaurants on the island. It is open as far as I can remember, which is more than 20 years now. It became famous for a dish Thai people love called radna. Radna is a Thai-Chinese noodle dish served with pork, beef, chicken or seafood, but mostly known for

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Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup in Phuket Town

Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup Phuket

Hokkien Noodle Soup in Phuket [toc] Som Chit Restaurant is famous for its delicious Hokkien Noodle Soup. People from Bangkok who know about would stop for a lunch at Som Chit if they are in the vicinity of Phuket Town. Som Chit (which is pronounced ‘Som Kit’) is easy to find, near the clock circle in Phuket Town and just next to the famous Mee Tong Poh who is also

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Koku Yakiniku and Moo Kata Barbecue

Koku Yakiniku

Koku Yakiniku and Moo Kata Barbecue [toc] If you stay in Phuket for a while or if, like us, you happen to live here, there comes a time when you feel like something different for dinner, something good and fun. This is usually the day we chose to go to a 'Mookata' or a 'Yakiniku' in Phuket Town. The concept of Yakiniku has always been trendy in Japan and Korea,

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Ko Yoon Restaurant – Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Ko Yoon Hokkien Noodles

Ko Yoon Restaurant [toc] Ko Yoon Restaurant is a very small and discreet place serving amazing Hokkien Noodles. If you happen to visit Phuket Town, chances are you walked passed it without noticing it, it looks like any other anonymous local hole-in-the-wall restaurant. But Ko Yoon has prepared those delicious big yellow noodles for decades and locals know how good they are. Yes they is much hype about Mee Ton Poh,

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Phuket Weekend Night Market (Naka Market)

Phuket Weekend Market (Naka Market)

What to do at the Phuket Weekend Night Market? [toc] Phuket Weekend Market, or Naka Market or even 'Chaofa Variety Weekend Market', is an immense night bazaar located near Central Festival in Phuket Town. Occasionally it's even called 'Phuket Chatuchak' by reference to the giant Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok and Thais call it 'Talad Tairod’, which means 'Car Boot Sale'. Actually 'Naka Market' seems to be the name everyone

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