Red Clam Restaurant in Kathu

Red Clam Kathu Restaurant in Phuket

A fun local restaurant in Kathu [toc] Red Clam in Kathu, or Hoi Pai Daeng in Thai, is a local restaurant serving good and simple Thai food, perfect for sharing with your friends at the end of the day, the way Thai food is best enjoyed. The restaurant is modest, but the setting is fun, with a vast open-air garden with open tables and those typical bamboo huts so popular

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Khrua Ohm Restaurant Phuket in Kathu

Krua Ohm Restaurant in Kathu, Phuket

A modest but excellent Thai restaurant [toc] Krua Ohm is a small and modest local Thai restaurant in Kathu with a mention on the famous Michelin Guide for two consecutive years. The restaurant, hidden between Patong Beach and Phuket Town, is so discreet on the side of a street of Kathu, you will probably miss it the first time you drive in front of it, even if you are really

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Krua Jongjit Kitchen Kathu in Phuket

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Phuket, Kathu

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Kathu [toc] Krua Jongjit restaurant in Kathu is 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. The restaurant is local and modest, the prices are low and the food served is excellent and truly local, making it a good culinary experience while in Phuket. Krua Jongjit received a 'Michelin

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Ketho Dim Sum Restaurant in Kathu, Phuket

Ketho Dim Sum Restaurant in Kathu, Phuket

A Great Dim Sum Breakfast in Phuket [toc] Ketho Dim Sum is a restaurant very popular with locals, mostly for their dim sums but also for their soups and rice porridge. The place is very casual and cheap: a basket of Dim Sum costs only 50 baht, so you can imagine how busy the place is from early morning at 6 am until noon, every single day. What to order

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Wat Kathu – A beautiful Buddhist temple in Phuket

Wat Kathu in Phuket

A beautiful hidden Buddhist temple in Phuket [toc] Wat Kathu, or Kathu temple, is a not very well known landmark from tourists, but local photographers know very well how beautiful it is. This Buddhist temple is on the way to Phuket Town and not far from Patong, but because it stands away from the main road, most people don't even consider visiting it. Wat Kathu is not very big but

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Kathu, Phuket – What to Do in Kathu

Kathu

What to Do in Kathu? [toc] Kathu is a small village and a small district, halfway between Phuket town and Patong Beach. The name of Kathu is not unknown, but very few people add it to their list of Things to Do in Phuket. The village of Kathu itself is not impressive, except maybe for a couple of temples, a few mural paintings and an annual festival. The street is

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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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Flying Hanuman Phuket – Zipline near Patong Beach

Phuket Zipline - Flying Hanuman Phuket

Flying Hanuman Jungle Zipline Adventure [toc] Flying Hanuman Phuket is an immense zipline adventure in the jungle above Kathu village, somewhere between Phuket town and Patong. If you need a break from your lazy day on the beach and if you travel with friends, this is an unforgettable adventure. It's a perfect way to spend a cloudy day with a good laugh and some fantastic stories and photos to take

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Kathu Night Market in Phuket ✳️

Vintage Market Phuket in Kathu, Phuket

What is Kathu Night Market? [toc] Kathu Night Market (formerly known as the short-lived AWA Kathu Night Market followed by the Bunthai Night Market) is a small market in Kathu, just halfway between Phuket Town and Patong Beach. This market is still a very young market, but it shows a lot of potentials. You can find a lot of delicious local food at low prices, a bit of shopping, mostly

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Kathu Waterfall in Phuket

Phuket Waterfalls

What to Do at Kathu Waterfall? [toc] Kathu waterfall is small but can be attractive during the rainy season when the stream is strong and the tropical vegetation is dense and green. It is more pleasant than the higher Tonsai and Bang Pae Waterfall, and in addition, the access is free of charge. If you don't know which way to walk and when to go, Kathu waterfall can be disappointing. For

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Phuket Wake Park (Wakeboard and Cable Ski)

Phuket Wake Park

Cable Ski in Phuket [toc] Phuket Wake Park (more often called Phuket Cable Ski) is an O-shaped lake equipped with a 700 m long cable running counterclockwise at 30 km/h. This cable ski has been in Kathu for a long time, but we only started this thrilling sport in recent years. Wakeboard is much easier to enjoy than one would imagine! You will be surprised how fast you can succeed

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KC Kathu Connection Water Park – Slip N Fly Phuket

Kathu Connection Waterpark Phuket

KC Kathu Water Park [toc] KC Kathu Connection (officially KC Kathu Connection Sports Club Bar & Restaurant) is a small water park roughly halfway between Phuket Town and Patong, not far from Kathu Village. The main attraction is the 'Slip N Fly' double slider. This is not your usual water slide, where you gently slide all the way down and gently glide into the pool: Slip N Fly looks a

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Thong Dee The Kathu Brasserie

Thong Dee Brasserie Phuket

Thong Dee The Brasserie [toc] Thong Dee The Kathu Brasserie is one of the most successful restaurants in Phuket, even though it is hard to find. Located in the back of a back street of Kathu, which is near Patong Beach, Thong Dee Brasserie strikes by its urban façade in the middle of a small Thai village (don’t go imagining a countryside village though, it’s more of an urban town

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Phuket Mining Museum in Kathu – History of Phuket Tin Mine

Phuket Mining Museum

History of Phuket Tin Mining [toc] Phuket Mining Museum (or Kathu Mining Museum) was built with unusual grandeur in a very remote and isolated location behind the Loch Palm Golf Club of Kathu, somewhere in the hills before Patong. Museums in Phuket are not precisely living spaces where artists exhibit their creations, but this one gives you a pretty good vision of what Phuket was famous for during the tin

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Go Kart Phuket

Go Kart Phuket

Where to race go karts in Phuket? [toc] Go Kart Phuket is fast, loud, exciting and fun to compete with friends. There are two Go Kart tracks on the island and strangely, they are facing each other near Patong, just passed the hill and close to Kathu, opposite the Phuket Tiger Kingdom. Patong Go Kart Speedway is really obvious and you can't miss it when driving by this road. The

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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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