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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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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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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8 Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket Town – Where to Eat in Phuket Town?

Thai restaurant in a heritage house in Phuket Town

Where to Eat in Phuket Town? [toc] Enjoying local Thai food in the old Phuket town after a day of exploration is an experience no one should miss. Fortunately, there are plenty to choose from, some are fancy, some are cheap, and some are in amazingly beautiful heritage houses. Here, we only list the restaurants serving real Thai food. Some of them serve some excellent Phuket specialities you really should

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13 Best Restaurants in Phuket – Phuket 101 Choice

Phuket Best Restaurants

What Are Phuket Best Restaurants? [toc] The list of the Best Restaurants in Phuket list is growing fast, especially since the Michelin Guide has arrived on the island. Phuket culinary scene has evolved a lot in recent years, and the choice of restaurants has grown tremendously. Having amazing restaurants in Phuket happened naturally for a few reasons: 1) Thailand is naturally blessed with fantastic cuisine, able to offer something great

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12 Best Local Seafood Restaurants in Phuket (updated)

Best Seafood in Phuket

Where is the best Seafood in Phuket? The best seafood in Phuket is mostly in local restaurants, sometimes hard to find and often away from tourist places. Of course the seafood you will find in Patong, Kata, Karon and other famous beaches are good too, but there is a little something more in local restaurants. It's more authentic, fresher, not to mention often cheaper. We are happy to share our

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Pru Restaurant at Trisara – The Only 1 Star Michelin Restaurant in Phuket

Pru at Trisara Phuket

The Only 1 Star Michelin Restaurant in Phuket [toc] Pru Restaurant at Trisara Phuket has become the first and only restaurant to receive a star from the new Michelin Guide. Michelin only arrived in Phuket in 2018, and the results were much anticipated. While a lot of restaurants around the island received BIBs and Plates from the Michelin Guide, being the only one with a star means a lot, but

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

Ko Benz restaurant

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

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Black Ginger at The Slate Phuket – One of Phuket Best Thai Restaurants

Black Ginger at The Slate Phuket

One of Phuket's Best Thai Restaurants [toc] Black Ginger is a fabulous Thai restaurant in a lovely setting inside the Slate hotel in Nai Yang Beach. Black Ginger cuisine itself is worth the visit, but the setting and enigmatic arrival make you feel very special, like being in a traditional Thai movie. The Slate hotel itself is a piece of art, each room, each outlet and every restaurant are the

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Rustic Eatery and Bar Phuket – Patong Beach

Rustic Eatery Phuket

A casual restaurant in Patong by Master Chef Croatia winner [toc] Rustic Eatery Phuket is a very popular restaurant found at the south end of Patong Beach, just before the tall bridge that leads to Amari Phuket Resort. Rustic is small and so discreet from the outside, you would easily miss it as you drive, so look for that tiny signboard hanging outside. Rustic Eatery is cozy and casual, with

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