Novotel Phuket Phokeethra in Phuket Town

Novotel Phuket Phokeetha

Novotel Phuket Phokeethra in Phuket Town [toc] Novotel Phuket Phokeethra is probably the best hotel you can find in Phuket town at this time. Just like any hotel in the world, it has some great features but also some unexpected weaknesses. Novotel is a well-known brand and this is the second time a Novotel opens in Phuket Town, the first one since became the Royal Phuket City located nearby. The

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Uptown Restaurant in Phuket Town

Uptown Restaurant Phuket Town

Uptown Restaurant in Phuket Town Phuket Uptown Restaurant is not exactly what we would call a 'local restaurant', it's just a little too clean and too westernized to be considered so and a good third of the customers are usually farangs (foreigners). But the food is good, the prices are right and the staff is always friendly. Located just across the road from Novotel Phokeethra, the restaurant is very easy

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Khao Rang Breeze Restaurant Phuket

Khao Rang Breeze Restaurant Phuket

Khao Rang Breeze Restaurant Phuket [toc] Khao Rang Breeze is one of the three popular restaurants sitting at the top of the very scenic Rang Hill in Phuket Town. The other is Tunk Ka Cafe and its beautiful view, and excellent food and Phuket View is another large restaurant with an immense panoramic terrace facing the other side of the hill. Khao Rang Breeze is the most modest of all

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Peranakannitat Museum Phuket Town (Baba Museum)

The Chartered Bank in Phuket Town

Phuket Town Baba Museum [toc] The Peranakannitat Museum (Baba Museum or Chalermraj Center) just opened its doors in the heart of Phuket Town after many years of renovation (at least 7 years!). Located at the intersection of Phang Nga Road and Phuket road, the Peranakannitat Museum is set inside what used to be the old 'Standard Chartered Bank'. It's a rather modest museum modest but the location and the Sino-Portuguese

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Ka Jok See Restaurant Phuket

Ka Jok See Phuket

What is Ka Jok See? [toc] Update: Ka Jok See is temporarily closed, maybe even permanently Ka Jok See Phuket is, to say the least, a surprising restaurant. Tucked in a small quiet street of Phuket town, it never advertised and never had to since it's full every day. So don't just walk in and ask for a table; you wouldn't get one. Moreover, their dining model defies anything we

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Little Nyonya Hotel in Phuket Town

Little Nyonya Hotel

Little Nyonya Hotel in Phuket Town [toc] Little Nyonya is a small but fun new hotel located on the outskirts of Phuket Town. While it is somehow modest and a little basic it combines old Phuket heritage style and affordable price. Seen from the outside, the hotel looks beautiful with a large white facade and well lit swimming pool and the Sino-Portuguese inspiration (some say Sino-Colonial but I can't really

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Phuket Amulet Market

Phuket Amulet Market

What is the Phuket Amulet Market? [toc] Phuket Amulet Market might not be the most exciting attraction in Phuket, but if you happen to be exploring the town, it might be just worth a look. Also, it's a nice little shortcut between Rassada Road and Phang Nga Road to reach the now-famous Shrine of Serene Light. You would expect to find only elders seating around the many long tables, scrutinising

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Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant in Phuket Town

Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant Phuket

Pak Nam Seafood Pak Nam Seafood received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is a sign of excellent food.’ [toc] Pak Nam Seafood in Phuket Town is a great Thai restaurant located off the tourist areas. Locals and residents know Pak Nam restaurant very well and like to bring their friends for a casual lunch or dinner. It's a great venue if you

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La Gaetana Italian Restaurant in Phuket Town

La Gaetana Italian Restaurant in Phuket Town

La Gaetana Italian Restaurant La Gaetana received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is a sign of excellent food.' [toc] La Gaetana is one of the best and longest established Italian restaurants in Phuket. It's well known and recommended by longtime residents and Thais and is in our Top romantic restaurants in Phuket. It's not about the view; it is not about the

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Nam Yoi Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nam Yoi Restaurant Phuket

Nam Yoi Restaurant [toc] Nam Yoi is a very discreet restaurant in a remote street in Phuket town. It is difficult to find but worth the effort as they serve excellent local Thai cuisine. The setting is basic, the price is very cheap and the food is really good, so good that you will often spot there the local crowd who love and write about Thai food on social media.

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Lemongrass Thai Cuisine Restaurant in Phuket Town

Lemongrass Restaurant Phuket

Lemongrass Thai Cuisine Restaurant in Phuket Town Lemongrass Thai Cuisine Restaurant in the middle Phuket town is a large open air restaurant in the middle of Phuket town that has been popular for quite a while. Serving a large variety of Thai dishes, it is a great place for dinner with a bunch of friends and colleagues when you want a place to share good food. Located on Limelight Avenue

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Phuket View Restaurant on Khao Rang Hill

Phuket View Restaurant on Khao Rang Hill

A panoramic view of Phuket Town [toc] Phuket View is another restaurant you must add to your list of 'Dining with a View while in Phuket'. This dining venue sits for almost twenty years on top of Khao Rang Hill, one of the highest hills in Phuket Town. A massive terrace offers a unique panorama of southern Phuket including the city at your feet, Chalong Bay and its islands on

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Chan Pen Isan Restaurant

Chan Pen Restaurant

Chan Pen Restaurant [toc] Like most of the great restaurants serving excellent good old-fashioned Thai food in Phuket, Chan Pen didn't bother much with the design. Clean, bright and functional, the restaurant cooks great Isan food including some delicious specialities hard to find in Phuket. If you happen to be in Phuket town and you want to try some northeastern food, or if you are missing it, here are some

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Phuket Brasserie

Phuket Brasserie

Phuket Brasserie [toc] Phuket Brasserie is one of the best French dining venues in Phuket town, owned and operated by Belgium chef Alain Tabruyng. Previously known as 'The Taste', the brasserie is located on Rassada road, near the fountain circle and right opposite Salvatore and Anna's Cafe. Very easy to find. The place is brand new, but strangely, it feels like it has always been here. A lot of effort

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China Inn Phuket Restaurant

China Inn Phuket

China Inn Restaurant [toc] The list of Restaurants to try when in Phuket is longer than you think! China Inn is a lovely little restaurant in the middle of Thalang Road, the historical street of Phuket Town. Everyone who has walked down that street admired it, and most even took photos. But how many stepped in or had lunch in its garden? Not that many. China Inn Restaurant was an

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Kopi de Phuket

Kopi de Phuket

Kopi de Phuket Kopi de Phuket, a very small restaurant, has made its name in Phuket Town since a while... it looks strangely familiar and serves some really typical Phuket dishes in an eclectic decor, but what Kopi de Phuket does best is coffee Phuket style. Kopi de Phuket opened in 2004 on Phuket Road is more of a restaurant. The decor is made of bric-a-brac from the sixties, the

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