Chom Chan 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 from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. Bib Gourmand means ‘friendly establishments that

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18 Amazing Sino Portuguese Mansions in Old Phuket Town

Blue Elephant Mansion the way it looked before

Amazing Mansions of Phuket [toc] Thalang Road is where everyone goes on a Phuket exploration; it's a nice walk and a must-do. But if you too have a passion for old houses, you might want to explore a bit further where some fabulous mansions are still standing but often hidden. It is so easy to imagine Phuket hundred years ago when standing in front of one of these beautiful mansions,

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Endless Summer Phuket – Coffee Shop and Boutique in Phuket Town

Endless Summer Coffee Shop in Phuket Town

A beautiful heritage coffee shop in Phuket Town [toc] Endless Summer is both a coffee shop and a fashion boutique in a magnificent heritage house on Yaowarat road, the very heart of Phuket town. Anyone who walks in front of this beautifulk mansion will stop for a photo without a moment of hesitation. However, even though it's very easy to find and close to most travellers itinerary, many visitors miss

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Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Kopitiam Restaurant by Wilai

Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant [toc] Never heard of Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant before? Not a surprise since Thalang road changed from just an old busy street to a full-scale tourist attraction, bars and restaurants started to appear like flies on honey. And thinking of it, it is a good thing! Well, I do have an opinion on the way those houses are renovated, too often looking like dollhouses, but the

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2019 – September 28 – October 7

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2019

When is Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2019? September 28 - October 7 [toc] The Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or Nine Emperor Gods Festival) happens once a year, during the ninth lunar month, and is one of the most auspicious events on the island. For this unique occasion, a crowd of devotees assemble in every Chinese shrine around the island, followed by an even bigger horde of photographers avid to get the shot

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10 Best Heritage Style Hotels in Phuket

Best heritage hotels in Phuket

Staying in a heritage hotel in Phuket [toc] Looking for a Heritage Hotel in Phuket Town? Phuket is home to some impressive heritage houses and historical sites dating back to its thriving tin mining days in the 1800s. Some of the shophouses and mansions built by Phuket high-society families and merchants a century ago have now been thoughtfully restored and converted into guesthouses, boutique shops and cafes. For those looking

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Khao Rang Hill View Point in Phuket Town

Khao Rang Hill View Point

Rang Hill Viewpoint [toc] Khao Rang Hill has always been a viewpoint at the top of a popular hill in Phuket town. It’s not strikingly beautiful but it’s a pleasant stop, and a lot of youngsters go there for a selfie and a romantic moment. In recent years they added a Gazebo and a platform to allow visitors to enjoy a better view over Phuket Town and the sea beyond.

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The Charm Phuket – A Beautiful Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

The Charm Restaurant in Phuket Town

The Charm Phuket The Charm received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. Bib Gourmand means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] The Charm Phuket restaurant opened in a century-old Thai house of Phuket Town. The location on Dibuk road is the perfect way to end your exploration if you decide to spend a day wandering the old streets. The food is

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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 from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 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

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Photos of Phuket Town and Around – Old Streets and Temples

Photos of Phuket Town

Explore Phuket Town! [toc] These Photos of Phuket Town were taken around the famous Thalang Road, but also Dibuk Road, Soi Romanee, Phang Nga Road and all around was considered the historical heart of Phuket Town. If you want to explore the old streets and take your own photos and Instagram Selfies, it's simple: use our 'Phuket Town Walking Map'! [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="large" ids="10751,10752,10753,10754,10755,10756,10757,10758,10759,10760,10761,10762,10763,10764,10765,10766,10771,10772,10773,10774,10776,10777,10778,10779,10780,10781,10783,11620" orderby="rand"] Map of Phuket Historical

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Blue Elephant Phuket – Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Blue Elephant Phuket

A Great Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town Blue Elephant Phuket received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is the sign of excellent food.’ [toc] Blue Elephant Phuket is not a casual Thai restaurant, but at the contrary of what most people think, it is not outrageously expensive (We didn't say cheap though). Blue Elephant Phuket is perfect for a special occasion, a dining

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Tunk Ka Cafe in Phuket Town

Tunk Ka Cafe Phuket

Dinner With a View at Tunk Ka Cafe [toc] Tunk Ka Cafe is one of our favourite restaurants in Town, a long established hillside place beautifully built on top of Khao Rang Hill in Phuket Town. Tunk Ka Cafe is a romantic place, with three separate terraces framed with large trees, and a nice breeze flowing through always keeps the place cool. A shaded wooden walkway leads from the top

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Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town Mee Ton Poe received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is the sign of very good food' [toc] Mee Ton Poe (Mee Ton Poh) has served some of the best known Hokkien noodles on Phuket island for many years since 1946 to be precise. It used to be a tiny, modest restaurant at the clock circle in Phuket

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Phuket Walking Street Weekend Market

Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

What to Do at Phuket Walking Street Market? [toc] Phuket Walking Street weekend market is called 'Lard Yai' by locals and is now the most popular attraction in Phuket Town. This weekend street market was an instant success, adding a much-needed event to the historical part of town. Every Sunday from 4 pm to 9 pm (and often beyond) the once quiet Thalang Road turns itself into a busy street.

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Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup in Phuket Town

Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup Phuket

Hokkien Noodle Soup [toc] Som Chit Restaurant is famous for its delicious Hokkien Noodle Soup. People from Bangkok who know about would stop for a lunch at Som Chit if they are in the vicinity of Phuket Town. Som Chit (which is pronounced ‘Som Kit’) is easy to find, near the clock circle in Phuket Town and just next to the famous Mee Tong Poh who is also famous for

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