Chillva Night Market Phuket

Chillva Market Phuket

What to do at the Chillva Night Market? [toc] Chillva Market Phuket is one of the best weekday night markets on the island. Everyone seems to love them, Thai teenagers, more than everyone else. Every town in Thailand has a surprising amount of these shopping and eating playgrounds, and they are always packed, so it's no surprise that there are now more than 9 Night Markets in Phuket. Chillva Market

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The Memory at On On Hotel in Phuket Town

The Memory at On On Hotel in Phuket Town

The Memory at On On Hotel in Phuket Town [toc] The Memory at On On Hotel is undoubtedly the most iconic and best-known heritage hotel in Phuket Island, and this for a few reasons. Built in 1927 and called Un Un Hotel at the time, the hotel possesses a strong Sino-Portuguese personality in a very central location on Phang Nga Road, the heart of old Phuket Town.   The hotel

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The Grind Cafe Phuket at Underwood Art Factory

The Grind Cafe Phuket

The Grind Cafe Phuket [toc] The Grind Cafe Phuket is a surprisingly beautiful restaurant and art gallery hidden on the busy by-pass road near Phuket Town. Chances are, you probably drove in front of it and didn't know that such a special place even existed, and we didn't know either! The cafe has long been known as the Underwood Factory but only started to get noticed recently. The restaurant is

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9 Museums in Phuket, Thailand – Discover the past of Phuket

Phuket Museums

Are there museums in Phuket? [toc] Phuket museums are not very impressive, but in recent years they made an effort to keep a record and share the tin mining rich history and the Chinese roots of this island. Several new museums opened here and there, mostly in Phuket Town, each with its value and character. After an intensive renovation, the Old Phuket Town itself is a sort of walk-in museum

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Surf & Turf by Soul Kitchen – Phuket Town

Surf and Turf by Soul Kitchen in Phuket Town

Surf & Turf by Soul Kitchen [toc] Surf & Turf by Soul Kitchen is a small Thai-German-owned restaurant on Phang Nga Road in Phuket Town that received a Bib Gourmand from the Michelin Guide. The menu is short but changes monthly, and Chef Tom takes great pride in composing European-Thai dishes, including some vegetarian options. Each plate is beautifully, and the food tastes delicious without being overly sophisticated. The restaurant

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9 Cool Phuket Cafés and Coffee Shops in Phuket

Phuket Cafés and Coffee Shops

Phuket Town Coolest Cafés [toc] Phuket cafés and coffee shops keep popping up (and closing) all around Phuket Town, mostly around the old streets of Thalang, Yaowarat and Dibuk. In recent years Phuket town has become a trendy tourist attraction and a fun photo playground, and as photographers and models seem to need frequent coffee breaks, cafés just appeared by magic. With so many people wandering the streets in the

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Jadjan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Jadjan Restaurant in Phuket Towm

A Michelin Restaurant in Phuket Town [toc] Jadjan is a local Thai restaurant hidden on the outskirt of Phuket Town, and not many travellers know that a former chef from a 5-star hotel in Bangkok runs it. If you are familiar with Thai food, you will appreciate the unique flavours of the southern food prepared at Jadjan, which has a deeper taste than usual. The dishes are so good that

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2020 – October 17 to 25

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2019

When is Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2020? October 17 to 25, 2020 Note: This is a typical coverage from past years. In 2020, processions will still happen, but a lot of gatherings will be limited because of COVID-19 [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 Phuket island. For this unique

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Best Country Beef Phuket – Steakhouse Restaurant on Dibuk Road, Phuket Town

Best Country Beef Phuket Town

An excellent steak house in Phuket Town [toc] Best Country Beef is the place to treat yourself if you are craving a perfectly cooked steak after a day exploring the Old Phuket Town. The restaurant is on Dibuk Road, in an old-fashioned house with a wooden facade that reminds a bit of an old Japanese shop. Inside is a long and welcoming dining room half occupied by the open kitchen.

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Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin in Phuket Town (ขนมจีนสะพานหิน)

Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin in Phuket Town

Best Kanom Jeen in Phuket Town [toc] Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin (ขนมจีนสะพานหิน) is a long time favourite restaurant in Phuket Town where mostly locals come for a late breakfast, lunch or even dinner. The restaurant is vast with plenty of space between the table, superbly clean and spotless with a friendly team. The atmosphere is very pleasant, open on one side to let the breeze flow in and with a

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Hong Khao Tom Pla Restaurant (ฮ้องข้าวต้มปลา)

Hong Khao Tom Pla Restaurant in Phuket Town

A discreet Michelin Restaurant in 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 by

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Baan 109 Bar and Restaurant in Phuket Town

Baan 109 Bar and Restaurant in Phuket Town

A fun restaurant on Thalang Road Baan 109 is a fun vintage looking restaurant as well as a casual bar on the popular Thalang Road, the historical street of Old Phuket Town where the famous Sunday Walking Street Market is held every weekend. The name 'Baan' means house and the number 109 is the street number. The restaurant is in one of those typical shophouses and inside, you'll find an

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Hog’s Head Pub Phuket

Hog's Head Phuket

Hog's Head Phuket [toc] Hog's Head Pub is a new fun coffee shop and bar taken straight out of a scene of the Harry Potter's world and tucked between 2 shophouses on Yaowarat Road in the Old Phuket Town. The pub is somewhat discreet and looks a lot like an Irish pub from the outside, but if you look at the facade, something unusual will probably catch your attention. Why

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Kor Jaan New Night Market in Phuket Town

Kor Jaan night market in Phuket Town

A small night market in Phuket Town [toc] Kor Jaan (Lahd Kor Jaan in Thai) is a new night market set along a canal on Kra Road, in a lesser-known part of east Phuket Town. With such a hidden location, Kor Jaan market seems to address more to locals than to tourists, but as always, everyone is welcome to visit. This is actually your chance to experience some real local

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Torry’s Ice Cream in Phuket Town

Torry's Ice Cream Shop in Phuket Town

An Ice Cream Shop in a Sino Portuguese Shophouse [toc] Torry's Ice Cream Boutique is a beautiful little coffee shop set in Sino Portuguese shophouse in Soi Romanee in Phuket Town. The homemade ice creams are excellent, and the menu even includes a few variations around Phuket speciality desserts, a perfect break during your exploration of Phuket old streets. Soi Romanee is unmissable as it is just off the famous

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Lady Coco Phuket restaurant and coffee shop

Lady Coco in Phuket Town

How is Lady Coco? [toc] Lady Coco is a restaurant, coffee shop and Salon de Thé, part of the now legendary ‘The Memory at On On Hotel’ on Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town. The On On Hotels became famous for appearing in the opening of the movie ‘The Beach’, with Leonardo Dicaprio in 2000, making it an extra reason to stop over for a cake and eventually a

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