15 Great Romantic Restaurants in Phuket (Updated) – Valentine’s Day in Phuket

15 Great Romantic Restaurants in Phuket (Updated) – Valentine’s Day in Phuket

15 Phuket Most Romantic Restaurants (updated)

 Valentine’s Day in Phuket

There are many romantic restaurants in Phuket to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style, and to compile the list of the best, we actually had to try a lot more than 15! This is probably the most expensive page we ever wrote but it sure was fun and sweet! Those restaurants were among the best dining experiences we ever had in Phuket. Keep in mind that some of those restaurants are very popular and if you want to really sit by the seaside, it is really recommended to book in advance. Phuket is a romantic destination!.

Other disclaimer: this is our selection, we know there are more amazing restaurants and we keep trying and will add them as we discover more gems. You also need to understand that two experiences might differ, you might not enjoy a place as much as we did if your choice of food is different or if something in the air isn’t quite right 🙂 However, we are pretty confident that these restaurants are great places for a tête-à-tête. Enjoy!


1. La Gritta Restaurant

Patong Beach

Who said there were no romantic restaurants in Patong Beach? La Gritta at Amari Phuket at the southern end of Patong has a unique view on the entire Patong bay. Add an excellent Italian cuisine at good price and you get yourself a great romantic evening. [Read more]

Location: Patong Beach
Price: Affordable
Cuisine: Italian
Tel: 076 340 112


2. Diavolo at Paresa Resort

Kamala Beach

Paresa Resort ‘Diavolo’ was one of the nicest experiences we had lately. Location and setting help a lot in the ranking, but if you happen to also have great food and good service, it is so perfect, you won’t forget this night for long time. [Read more]

Location: Kamala Beach
Price: High
Cuisine: Thai, European
Tel: 076 302 000


3. The Boathouse

Kata Beach

boathouse-kata-beach

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. [Read more]

Location: Kata Beach
Price: High
Cuisine: Thai, European
Tel: 076 330 015


4. Da Maurizio

Kalim Beach

Da Maurizio and its well-known ‘Italian dinner over the beach with a sunset’ is not your everyday Italian restaurant, far from that. It is rather expensive, so keep it for a special occasion, but if like us you enjoy quality food in a great atmosphere, you should dine there at least once. [Read more]

Location: Patong Beach (Kalim)
Price: Very High
Cuisine: Italian
Tel: 076 344 079


5. Mom Tri’s Kitchen at Villa Royale

Kata Noi Beach

Unique and renown since decades, ‘Villa Royale’ main feature is the excellent restaurant, one of the most romantic places on the island. A bit pricey of course so keep it for a special occasion. We went there several times and were never been disappointed. [Read more]

Location: Kata Noi Beach
Price: High
Cuisine: Thai, European
Open: Daily 7 am – 11.30 pm
Tel: 076 333 568


6. Kata Rocks

Kata Beach

Kata Rocks Restaurant

Kata Rocks restaurant serves a great Mediterranean and seafood cuisine but with rooms being so well designed for in-house dining you won’t need more. Tables are set along the iconic infinity pool so make sure you come a bit before sunset to enjoy some of Kata Rocks famous cocktails (they even have their own signature gin). As the sun disappears the pool is lit and the atmosphere becomes even more romantic. This is the perfect setting to enjoy the superb cuisine. The restaurant is open to outside guests so even if you are not staying at the resort, you should definitely save one evening for a sunset dinner (6 pm to 10 pm). And if the sun doesn’t shine that day it won’t really matter, the views are always incredible! Read more

Location: Kata Beach
Price: High
✩ Tel: 76 370 777


7. Joe’s Downstairs

Kalim Beach (Close to Patong beach)

Joe Downstairs

Located just below the Novotel Patong, Joe Downstairs has been around for years and benefits from a great seafront location and a great tropical white decor that makes it a perfect place for a date with a cocktail or a romantic dinner. [ Read more ]

Location: Kalim Beach
Price: High
Cuisine: Thai, European
Tel: 063 078 5887


8. Ta Khai at Rosewood Hotel

Tri Trang Beach

Ta Khai is a lovely Thai restaurant set right by the quiet and romantic beach of Tri Trang, not far from Patong Beach. This new resort is very exclusive and seats are limited so you should book early to get a table for your romantic evening. Read more

Location: Rosewood Resort on Tri Trang beach near Patong
Price: High
✩ Tel: 76 356 888


9. Wok Pagoda

Between Kata and Chalong

Wok Pagoda Restaurant Phuket

Wok Pagoda is the latest trendy restaurant in Phuket and probably one of the most significant openings this year. There are quite a few reasons to experience this new place; not only Chef Tummanoon is an internationally recognized chef from the acclaimed Mom Tri’s Kitchen at Villa Royale but the restaurant is also set in a superb location on a hill overlooking Chalong bay. On a clear day you can even see all the way to the famous Phang Nga Bay! (Apparently you can even see all the way to the famous Phi Phi island but we were not that lucky). The excellent food is complemented by a great wine list, so get ready to experience some really good grand crus. [ Read more ]

✩ Location: half way between Kata Beach and Chalong Bay.
✩ Open: 11 am – 11 pm
✩ Phone: 076 608 899


10. SeaSalt Lounge & Grill

Kalim Beach

SeaSalt Lounge and Grill

SeaSalt Lounge and Grill is a beautiful new restaurant as well as a lounge built on a prime seafront location in Patong Beach. SeaSalt is also part of the well-known Diamond Cliff Resort. If you are a little familiar with Patong beach, SeaSalt is just next to Da Maurizio, Joe’s Downstairs and Baan Rim Pa set of restaurants, just outside Patong Beach on the way to Kalim Beach and Kamala Beach. Read more

Location: Kalim Beach
Price: High
Cuisine: Thai, Seafood
Tel: 076 623 555


11. Sizzle Rooftop at Avista Lounge

Patong Beach

Sizzle Rooftop restaurant is a romantic dining place at the top of the new Avista Hideaway at the south of Patong beach. Just to set the tone, you need to know that this hotel is part of the MGallery by Sofitel, an award-winning luxury resort. The resort sits on a hill and from this unique vantage point you can admire two bays: Freedom beach and Paradise Beach. You are not really close the beach but you can see far above the forest all the way to the sea. [read more ]

Location: At Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa, 39/9, Muen-Ngern Rd, Patong Beach
Open: 6 pm – 11 pm
Tel: 076 681 681


12. 360 Phuket Pavilions

Layan Beach

With so many restaurants in Phuket, picking a new romantic dining venue was challenging. But once again, Phuket hides little gems you need to take the time to discover, and Phuket Pavilions is one of them. The food is great but the 360 setting make the venue unusual and lovely. [Read more]

Location: Layan Beach
Price: High
Cuisine: Thai, European
Tel: 076 317 600


13. Blue Elephant Phuket

Phuket Town

Blue Elephant is not your usual casual Thai dining place. Save this for a one time special dinner and consider it as an experience. This amazing renovated old mansion has the majesty and the grandeur of a house with a long and mysterious history. [Read more]

Location: Phuket Town
Price: High
Cuisine: Thai
Tel: 076 354 355


14. Panwa House

Panwa Beach

Panwa House at Cape Panwa

Cape Panwa is not centrally located, it’s quite far from everything but if you happen to go to the Phuket aquarium, you are just next to it. It could even be a nice idea to combine a visit to the aquarium in the afternoon and have dinner at the Panwa house. (The Panwa House is open for dinner only and outside guests are welcome). Read more

Tel: 076 391 123
Open: 18:30 – 23:00 (except Mondays):


15. La Gaetana

Phuket Town

La Gaetana is one of the best and longest established Italian restaurants in Phuket, well-known and recommended by long time residents and Thais. It’s not about the view or the location, but it’s all about La Gaetana’s excellent cuisine and very cozy atmosphere. [Read more]

Location: Phuket Town
Price: High
Cuisine: Italian
Tel:076 250 523 or mobile: 081 397 1227


Phuket Valentine’s Restaurants Map




15 Great Romantic Restaurants in Phuket (Updated) – Valentine’s Day in Phuket
4.5 (42 votes)

Written by

Born in France a long long time ago, I started to travel the world early and never stopped until I settled in Thailand in 1994. Then for the past 24 years, my passion for photography and my natural curiosity has taken me to every corner of Thailand, jumping frequently between Bangkok and Phuket and basically everywhere I could go. I run 2 blogs: Phuket101.net and BangkokUndercover.com, I also manage 30 online travel guides in Asia and beyond, including Phuket.com, Bangkok.com and Bali-Indonesia.com

The Best FOOD Stuff
10 Most Romantic Restaurants
10 Best Local Restaurants
10 Best Seafood Restaurants
10 Great Thai Dishes
10 Phuket Typical Dishes
10 Best Classic Thai Dishes
10 Hardcore Thai Food

The Best EXPLORER Stuff
14 Hidden Beaches of Phuket
15 Islands Near Phuket
18 Nicest Mansions in Phuket
13 Viewpoints in Phuket
10 Things to See Off the Beaten Track
10 Most Quiet Beaches of Phuket

The FUN Stuff
16 Things to Do with Kids
10 Ways to Party in Patong
7 Best Beach Clubs
10 Best Rooftop Bars
7 Night Clubs
10 Romantic Things to Do in Phuket
10 Reasons Why We Can’t Leave Thailand

The USEFUL Stuff
10 Questions People Always Ask
10 Mistakes People Do on First Trip
13 Tips to Save Money
12 Things to Do on Small Budget
10 Quick Facts about Phuket

The WEATHER Stuff
10 Things to Do When It Rains
What To Expect in Low Season
7 Beaches for Low Season

The TOTALLY SILLY Stuff
13 Really Weird Things in Phuket
10 Tips to Spot a Ladyboy
10 Insects for Gourmets
10 Clues you have been in Phuket TOO LONG!
10 Cheap Fun Things to Do in Phuket

USEFUL
Phuket Airport: Things to Know
Phuket Weather
Phuket Event Calendar
How to Pronounce Phuket
About Us – Contact us

40 BEACHES OF PHUKET
Patong Beach ☆☆☆
Kata Beach☆☆
Karon Beach ☆☆
Kamala Beach ☆☆
Nai Harn Beach ☆☆☆
Kata Noi Beach ☆☆☆
Laem Singh Beach ☆☆☆
Bang Tao Beach
Mai Khao Beach
Surin Beach ☆☆
Nai Yang Beach ☆☆
Naithon Beach ☆☆
Rawai Beach

HIDDEN BEACHES
Freedom Beach ☆☆☆
Paradise Beach ☆
Banana Beach ☆☆
Ya Nui Beach ☆☆
Ao Yon Beach
Ao Sane Beach
Tri Trang Beach
Panwa Beach

15 ISLANDS NEAR PHUKET
Similan Islands ☆☆☆
Phi Phi Islands NEW!
Bon Island
Coral Island
Khai Islands
Racha Island
James Bond Island
Koh Panyee

BEST THINGS TO DO IN PHUKET
12 Things to Do When it RAINS
John Gray Sea Canoe ☆☆☆
Phang Nga Bay ☆☆☆
Buddha Cave in Phang Nga
Phuket Town Walking Map
Thalang Road – Old Phuket Town ☆☆
Phuket Walking Street ☆☆
Simon Cabaret Show ☆☆
Phuket Fantasea ☆☆
Phuket Trickeye Museum
Upside Down House
Kao Rang Hill
Phuket Aquarium

10 PHUKET VIEWPOINTS
Big Buddha ☆☆
Karon Viewpoint (Kata Viewpoint) ☆☆
Wassa Homemade Bar ☆☆
Windmill Viewpoint
Black Rock Viewpoint ☆☆
Samet Nangshe Viewpoint ☆☆
Promthep Cape Viewpoint
Panwa Viewpoint
After Beach Bar

PHUKET WATERFALLS
Bangpae Waterfall
Kathu Waterfalls
Tonsai Waterfalls

PHUKET MUSEUMS
Baan Chinpracha
Phuket Mining Museum
Thai Hua Museum

TEMPLES of PHUKET
7 Buddha Postures for 7 Days
Big Buddha ☆☆
Wat Chalong ☆☆
Buddha Cave in Phang Nga
Wat Kao Rang and Sitting Buddha
Wat Phra Thong
Chinese Temples
Shrine of The Serene Light

NIGHTLIFE
10 Tips to Spot a Ladyboy
10 Ways to PARTY in Patong
Simon Cabaret Show
Paradise Complex
Party Drinks in Phuket
Phuket Fantasea
Rock City Patong

PHUKET BEACH CLUBS
Cafe Del Mar ☆☆
Catch Beach Club
Dream Beach Club
Kudo Beach Club
HQ Beach Lounge
Iguana Beach Club
Xana Beach Club

INSIDE GO GO BARS (HOT)
Suzy Wongs A Go Go (HOT)
Devil’s Playground (HOT)
Diablo A Go Go
Exotica A Go Go
Harem A Go Go
Rock Hard A Go Go

SOI BANGLA ROAD
Soi Seadragon (HOT)

PHUKET NIGHT CLUBS
Illuzion Phuket
White Room
Seduction Phuket
Tiger Club

SHOPPING
Central Festival Phuket
JungCeylon Shopping Mall ☆☆☆
Phuket Price Check

PHUKET NIGHT MARKETS
Chillva Night Market ☆☆☆
Phuket Walking Street ☆☆
Phuket Weekend Market
Phuket Indy Market

PHUKET MARKETS
Banzaan Market ☆☆☆
Phuket Amulet Market

EVENTS & FESTIVALS
Loy Krathong
Songkran
Patong Gay Festival
Vegetarian Festival

SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Diving in Phuket
Thai Boxing Training
Wake Park
Dino Park Mini Golf
Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
Go Kart
Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay
Phuket Tree Adventures
Spas and Massages
Splash Jungle Water Park
Surf House Kata Beach
Surf House Patong
White Water Rafting

INFORMATION
Phuket AIRPORT: Things to Know
Phuket Travel Tips and FAQs
10 Quick Facts about Phuket
Phuket FAQs
Driving and Renting a Bike or a Car
Phuket Price Check
Phuket Map – with all locations
Bangkok Blog

HOTELS & RESORTS
21 GREAT HOTELS IN PHUKET

MAI KHAO & NORTH PHUKET
Sala Phuket Resort
Renaissance Phuket Resort
Banyan Tree Phuket
Hyatt Regency Phuket
Maikhao Dreams
Pullman Arcadia Naithon Phuket
Phuket Marriott Nai Yang
The Slate Phuket
Trisara Villas
TwinPalms Phuket

BEST HOTELS IN PATONG
Amari Phuket Resort
Holiday Inn Phuket
Kalima Resort
Phuket Graceland
Le Meridien Phuket
Novotel Phuket Resort
The Kee Resort
Impiana Resort Patong
Swissotel Patong

BEST HOTELS IN KATA BEACH
Kata Rocks
The Shore at Kata Thani
Katathani Beach Resort
Mom Tri’s Villa Royale

KARON BEACH
Movenpick Resort
Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket

PHUKET TOWN
Westin Siray Bay Resort
Novotel Phuket Phokeethra
Little Nyonya

ISLAND RESORTS
Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi
The Racha

BEST RESTAURANTS in PHUKET

MOST ROMANTIC RESTAURANTS
La Gritta at Amari Phuket
Wok Pagoda
Da Maurizio
360 at Pavilions
Mom Tri’s Kitchen
Pan Yaah Restaurant
Tunk Ka Cafe
Gaetana Italian Restaurant
Blue Elephant
Panwa House at Cape Panwa

10 BEST LOCAL AND THAI RESTAURANTS
Mor Mu Dong Restaurant
Piang Prai Restaurant
Kan Eang 2 Seafood
Kan Eang @ Pier
One Chun
Kaab Gluay
Raya House
Tunk Ka Cafe
Paknam Seafood
Suay Restaurant
Kru Suwit Restaurant
Thanoon Seafood
Osha Phuket
MORE PHUKET RESTAURANTS

STORIES
8 Sunset Photo Tips
Phuket Funniest Photos
Phuket Tsunami