Hong Khao Tom Pla Restaurant in Phuket Town (ฮ้องข้าวต้มปลา)

Hong Khao Tom Pla Restaurant in Phuket Town

A discreet Michelin Restaurant in Phuket Town [toc] Hong Khao Tom Pla is a discreet and long-established restaurant in Phuket Town, named after its famous fish rice porridge speciality. Behind this modest appearance is a little gem, so good that the Michelin Guide awarded them a 'Bib Gourmand', which is a sign of good quality and good value cooking. If you are a visitor to Phuket, you probably would walk

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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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Bang Pae Seafood – A Great Hidden Seafood Restaurant in Phuket

Bang Pae Seafood

Bang Pae Seafood Bang Pae Seafood received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating in the Phuket Michelin Guide. 'Bib Gourmand' means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] Bang Pae Seafood is a great local restaurant, very hidden on the east coast of Phuket. It's not so easy to find, and yet, it's busy on weekends with a mix of Thai, expats and some tourists brought by local friends.

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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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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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Chom Chan by One Chun Restaurant in Phuket Town

Chom Chan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Great Thai Food in Phuket Town [toc] Chom Chan is an excellent Thai restaurant serving a great selection of Phuket dishes and local specialities. It’s a cosy small house with a garden that is almost hidden on the outskirts of Phuket Town and can easily be missed when driving by. Chom Chan received a ‘Bib Gourmand’ rating in the Phuket Michelin Guide. 'Bib Gourmand' means ‘friendly establishments that serve good

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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 signs 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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Nom Jeen Phuket – Kanom Jeen Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nom Jeen Phuket

A new Kanom Jeen restaurant [toc] Nom Jeen Phuket is a beautiful and relaxing new local restaurant serving 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 made

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Baan Mae Taan Restaurant in Phuket Town

An excellent local restaurant in Phuket Town [toc] Baan Mae Taan is an excellent 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 specialities has become increasingly difficult, and even more so

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13 Local Thai Food to Try in Phuket

Thai Food in Phuket

What to Eat in Phuket? [toc] Thai food in Phuket is delicious, varied and cheap. You can enjoy it by the street, on the beach, in surprisingly excellent local restaurants and even at fancy Michelin restaurants. Phuket also has many specialities you should try, but keep in mind that some dishes can be seriously spicy! 1. Tom Yam Goong Tom Yam is one of Thailand's favourite and most well-known dish, to

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10 Phuket Local Specialities and Where to Find Them

Phuket Specialties

Try Some Phuket Special Dishes [toc] What Phuket dishes should you try and where to find them? We already share our Best Local Restaurants and Best Classic Thai Dishes, so here are 10 really local specialties (or their popular Phuket variation). To make it easy for you, most of these specialities are around the intersection of Dibuk Road and Yaowarat Road, mainly at Lock Tien Food Court. There are many other

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10 Hardcore Thai food,only for the brave!

Weird Food in Phuket

Phuket hardcore Thai food [toc] We had '10 Typical Phuket Dishes' and '10 Best Really Local Restaurants', and even '10 Fried Insects for Gourmets' now we need to move on to serious business: '10 Hardcore Thai Food, only for the Brave'... Will you dare? I will skip insects and focus on real dishes Thai people cook daily and really enjoy. After 22 years in Phuket, I still can't eat several

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

Ko Benz restaurant

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

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Khun Jeed Yod Pak Restaurant in Phuket Town

Phuket best radna restaurant [toc] Khun Jeed's Yod Pak Restaurant is an institution in Phuket Town and one of the best local restaurants on the island. It is open as far as I can remember, which is more than 20 years now. It became famous for a dish Thai people love called radna. Radna is a Thai-Chinese noodle dish served with pork, beef, chicken or seafood, but mostly known for

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Eating Fried Insects and Bugs in Phuket

Eating Insects in Thailand

Where to find fried insects in Phuket [toc] Eating Fried Insects and Bugs in Phuket and Thailand seems to be the 'ultimate cultural challenge' so try to answer the following questions: How many of you had a bite at one of these appetizing bugs sold on carts in the streets of Thailand? A few, I suppose. How many of you LIKED IT? less! How many of you actually ENJOYED EATING

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Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant in Phuket Town

Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant Phuket

Pak Nam Seafood Pak Nam Seafood received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is a sign of excellent food.’ [toc] Pak Nam Seafood in Phuket Town is a great Thai restaurant located off the tourist areas. Locals and residents know Pak Nam restaurant very well and like to bring their friends for a casual lunch or dinner. It's a great venue if you

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Nam Yoi Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nam Yoi Restaurant Phuket

Nam Yoi Restaurant [toc] Nam Yoi is a very discreet restaurant in a remote street in Phuket town. It is difficult to find but worth the effort as they serve excellent local Thai cuisine. The setting is basic, the price is very cheap and the food is really good, so good that you will often spot there the local crowd who love and write about Thai food on social media.

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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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