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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Indochine Restaurant Phuket

Indochine Restaurant Phuket

Indochine Restaurant Phuket [toc] Indochine Restaurant is a fancy place for dinner in a trendy setting and with a good panoramic view of Patong Beach and Kalim Beach. With an original design and a large selection of wines, it is a fun experience to share on a special occasion. Not your everyday dinner, though, as the price tag might be a bit high, but if you want to make each

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Pirrera Cafe in Phuket Town

Pirrera Café

Pirrera Café in Phuket Town Need a little break while exploring the historical part of Phuket town? Look no further, Pirrera Café is the perfect spot, serving great cakes and traditional Phuket coffee in a charming historical shophouse. Located just at the corner of Yaowarat and Dibuk roads, opposite 'Loktien' an old and famous restaurant, and not far from Thai Hua Museum, Pirrera cafe is a beautiful old looking house.

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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 Patong fun party zone. Sea Hag is a good place to take your friends for a casual meal rather than cheap fried rice in a plastic plate eaten on the way to Bangla, but you also want to remain at walking distance, then go to Sea Hag Restaurant. Strangely

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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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Mang Da Na – Giant Water Bug

Mang Da Giant Water Bug in Phuket

Mang Da Na - Giant Water Bug Mang Da looks like over-sized, mutated cockroaches, but I can confirm that they're not. They are called Mang Da Na in Thai and apparently are the biggest kind water bug there are. I think the English name is 'Giant Water Bug'. These guys are not just another type of deep-fried bugs on the push carts. They're a little more special than that. This

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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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The Boathouse Kata Beach

The Boathouse Kata Beach

The Boathouse Kata Beach [toc] The boathouse in Kata Beach has been a culinary landmark in Phuket for more than two decades. The location is fantastic, the food and wine exceptional, but the time had come to bring this restaurant to new fresh trendy life. The Boathouse has been entirely redesigned in a white bright design. Serving French and Thai Cuisine, the place feels trendy with sober elegance and does retain

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Tom Yam Goong – Prawn Spicy and Sour Soup

Tom Yam Goong

What is Tom Yam Goong? [toc] Tom Yam is one of Thailand's favourite and most well-known dish, to locals and visitors alike. It's is not a tourist trap; it is really part of Thai life. Tom Yam means hot and sour soup and Goong means prawns. Other famous variations are Tom Yam Talay (seafood), Tom Yam Gai (chicken), Kradook Moo (pork ribs). A special one, Tom Yam Goong Mae Nam, is

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Most Popular Instant Noodles in Phuket

Mama vs WaiWai Instant Noodles

Instant Noodles Culture [toc] Mama Instant Noodles and WaiWai are both top-selling brands of instant noodles in Thailand, and 'Mama' has been the universal term for Thai people to refer to any instant noodle. Some love WaiWai but still refer to it as 'Mama'. The way people eat Mama is usually like any other instant noodle. Pour hot water, empty the small tasty sachets into the bowl, cover, wait three

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Krua Thung Thong (Big Chicken Restaurant)

Big Chicken Restaurant Phuket

Krua Thung Thong Restaurant Kathu [toc] Big Chicken Restaurant (Thung Thong Restaurant) is one of our three favourites venues in Kathu. This is also your chance to try some real Thai dishes: how often can you eat giant ants eggs? If you drove past the Phuket Country Club in the past twenty years, chances are you saw that weird giant chicken on the side of the road. It's a simple,

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