33 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket (updated July 2020)

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Real Local Restaurants This ever-growing page is all about the real local restaurants of Phuket. No tourist places and no trendy venues here, it's all about local food and only local food! Here are some of the most popular (very) local Thai restaurants in Phuket. They are not fancy, and all are cheap: they don't care about the decor, and they sometimes forget to smile, it's all about efficiency

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Pomodoro Italian Restaurant in Kata Beach

Pomodoro Italian Restaurant in Kata Beach

Pomodoro [toc] Pomodoro is an excellent and authentic Italian restaurant in Kata Beach, a great place to come and relax with your friends or your family after a long day on the beach. The restaurant is a vast open terrace by the street, a little away from the busy centre of Kata. A breeze flow through and the atmosphere is easy-going and very enjoyable. Mario and his team are very

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Noodle Soup in Phuket (Kuey Tiaow)

Noodle Soup in Phuket

How to order noodle soup in Phuket? [toc] Noodle soup is everywhere in Phuket ('Kuey Tiaow' in Thai), and while it's not precisely Thai food, it is entirely part of everyday life in Thailand. You will find small restaurants and carts serving it in almost every street at any time of the day and night, not only for lunch, dinner and even breakfast. While you can easily order the classic

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Laem Hin Seafood

Laem Hin Seafood restaurant Phuket

Popular with Locals: Laem Hin Seafood [toc] Laem Hin Seafood is one of the best known local seafood restaurants in Phuket. Located on the east coast of the island, Laem Hin is huge but get pretty full on weekdays dinner and even more on weekends. The setting above the water is charming but it's not what you would call a romantic restaurant, it's a little too busy for that. However,

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16 Best Desserts to Try in Phuket – Thai Sweets

Phuket desserts and sweetsPhuket desserts and sweets

What are the best Thai sweets to try in Phuket? [toc] Thailand is known the world around for its amazing food, but it doesn't stop here. There are also many Thai sweets and desserts to try during your stay in Phuket. Of course, everyone knows the delicious pancakes (or roti) and the mango sticky rice, but don't stop your culinary exploration here: look around, and you will find amazing treats

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Nai Dam Restaurant in Kathu

Nai Dam Restaurant Phuket

A great local restaurant in Kathu [toc] Nai Dam Restaurant in Kathu looks just like any restaurant by the roadside of Phuket. It's not fancy, there are no exterior sign of luxury and even the restaurant signboard is hardly visible. We are not easily impressed after trying so many restaurants all around Thailand, but on that day, we were! Nai Dam Restaurant is a great place for those who know

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Romantic Beach Dinner in Phuket at Old Siam Restaurant

Romantic Beach Dinner at Thavorn Beach Village

A Romantic Dinner on the Beach in Phuket [toc] Looking for the most romantic place in Phuket to propose or share an unforgettable dinner with your loved one? A romantic dinner on the beach at the Old Siam Thai Royalty Restaurant in Thavorn Beach Village is hard to beat. The setting, atmosphere and soft breeze over the sea create a pleasant atmosphere almost impossible to describe with words or even

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18 Best Romantic Restaurants in Phuket (Updated 2020)

Phuket Most Romantic Restaurants

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Phuket? [toc] There are many romantic restaurants in Phuket to celebrate a special day and to compile this list of the best ones, we had to try a lot! Those restaurants were among the best dining experiences we had in Phuket. To enter this list, the restaurants must have great views or great atmosphere, good service and of course, excellent food. We know there are

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Splash Beach Club near Patong

Splash Beach Club Phuket

Splash Beach Club [toc] Splash Beach Club is a new spot hidden in a tiny creek not far from Patong Beach, between the beautiful Tri Trang and Paradise beach. The club doesn’t sit on a vast sandy beach like most other beach clubs of Phuket and doesn’t play loud music (yet), but it certainly has a unique charm. The view of this small cove with trees added to a gentle

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Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Phuket – Jongjit Kitchen Kathu

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Phuket, Kathu

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Kathu [toc] Krua Jongjit restaurant in Kathu (Jongjit Kitchen) is the proof that a restaurant doesn’t have to be fancy nor expensive to be excellent and even receive a Michelin Plate for fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal. For such a modest venue, it is still a big statement. Krua Jongjit received a 'Michelin Plate' rating in the Phuket Michelin Guide. 'Michelin Plate' is a

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La Gritta at Amari Phuket – A Romantic Italian Restaurant in Patong

La Gritta at Amari Phuket

Phuket Most Romantic Restaurant [toc] La Gritta Phuket is a fantastic Italian restaurant at Amari Phuket Resort, ranking Number 1 on our 18 Most Romantic Restaurants in Phuket. It has a unique view of the entire Patong bay and is a perfect place for a romantic evening with a view. Food is excellent, service is smooth and efficient, and mostly it's all about the uniquely romantic atmosphere. Who said there were

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Nom Jeen Phuket – Kanom Jeen Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nom Jeen Phuket

A great Kanom Jeen restaurant [toc] Nom Jeen Phuket is a beautiful and relaxing new local restaurant serving delicious kanom jeen on the outskirt of Phuket Town. There are quite a few kanom jeen shops around the island but this one feels very relaxed and trendy in a casual young fashion, and yet, it's not expensive! Obviously, Nom Jeen Phuket specializes mostly in kanom jeen, a much loved Thai speciality

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10 Best Typical Southern Food You Must Try in Phuket

Best Phuket local food

Best Southern Food in Phuket [toc] Southern Thai food is a treat for those who love seafood and want to explore intense and spicy flavours. On a Southern Thai table, you’ll find dishes with such local ingredients as sataw (stink beans) or miang leaves that you’re unlikely to see in other Thai regional cuisines. The cuisine has also been shaped by a mix of Indian, Arabian and Persian cultural influences,

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Baan Mae Taan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Baan Mae Taan Restaurant in Phuket Town

A good local restaurant in Phuket Town [toc] Baan Mae Taan is a very good local Thai restaurant in Phuket Town. It is slightly away from the old streets of historical Phuket, where the tourist crowd always go for their selfies and therefore addresses more to a local clientele, and that is a good sign! In Thailand, impress the locals with their own specialities has become increasingly difficult, and even

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Michelin Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Michelin Guide 2019

What Restaurants are in the Phuket Michelin Guide? [toc] Having the Michelin Guide reviewing Phuket restaurants is a clear statement that Phuket has reached a new level on the international stage. The island is evolving fast and in many directions. While it might not always please those who loved it 20 years ago, the island offers now a vast range of experiences. We love Thai food, seafood and great food

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Boon Restaurant, a local gem near Phuket Town

Boon's Local Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

The magic of local Thai restaurants [toc] Boon is one of the most underrated local Thai restaurants in Phuket. It's not fancy, the menu is not long, and lunch at Boon only costs a few baht, but the taste is unique. The restaurant is tiny, hard to spot, and so modest; we probably wouldn't bother explaining to anyone how to go there. But after so many years, we realised that

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Andasi – The World’s Largest Underwater Restaurant

Andasi Underwater Restaurant at Aquaria Phuket

The World’s Largest Underwater Restaurant [toc] Andasi Restaurant offers an unusual dining experience within Aquaria, the new giant aquarium of Central Floresta in Phuket Town. We decided to give it a try, and the experience was better than expected. The price tag is rather high, and the amount of tables available inside the 'tunnel' is very limited, so make sure you book well in advance. We previously visited and reviewed

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