Hotel Verdigris in Phuket Town

Hotel Verdigris in Phuket Town

An amazing heritage hotel in Old Phuket Town [toc] Hotel Verdigris is an amazing gem with a great location on Yaowarat Road in Old Phuket Town. The hotel is small and intimate, designed with passion by the young owner around the story of Martina Rozells, an important but mysterious personality of Phuket in the 18th century. The hotel only has a few rooms distributed on three floors of a triangular-shaped

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2022 – September 25th to October 4th

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2022

What is the Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2022? [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 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 of their life. The

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ROOF Pudding and Cafe

Roof Pudding Cafe in Phuket Town

ROOF Pudding and Cafe in Phuket Town [toc]ROOF Pudding and Cafe is a popular coffee shop on Yaowarat Road, one of the historical streets of Phuket Old Town. Set in a renovated shophouse in a mix of contemporary and old Sino Portuguese style, the coffee shop serves excellent coffee and non-alcohol cocktails to accompany a nice selection of sweets. The pudding they advertise is the most popular item on the

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Phuket Weekend Night Market (Naka Market)

Phuket Naka Weekend Market in Phuket Town

What to do at the Phuket Weekend Night Market? [toc] Phuket Naka Weekend Market (previously called Chaofa Variety Weekend Market) is an immense night bazaar near Central Festival on the outskirt of Phuket Town, driving south. Occasionally it's even called 'Phuket Chatuchak' by reference to the giant Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, and Thais call it 'Talad Tairod’, which means 'Car Boot Sale'. The Phuket Weekend Market is big, crowded,

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BEST HOTELS IN PHUKET TOWN 🧳 Where to stay in Phuket Town?

Best hotels in Phuket Town

Where to stay in Phuket Town? [toc] There are many small hotels in Phuket Town, including a few known brands, and the old town is packed with guesthouses set in renovated Sino-Portuguese shophouses. The old town has become a selfie playground, and most visitors prefer to stay in the historical area, making it easy to enjoy the architecture, the local restaurants and the many cafes. The geography of Phuket Town

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Cava Bien Marché Restaurant in Phuket Town

Cava Bien Marché Restaurant in Phuket Town

A French restaurant and bistro in old Phuket Town [toc] CaVa Bien Marché (which is pronounced sava) is a casual restaurant and bistro on Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town. The food is good and the layout attractive. The restaurant uses a typical Phuket shophouse and therefore is very long and narrow. The restaurant is divided in four sections: the entrance the food display room, the garden and another dinning

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Yaowarat Road in Phuket Town

Yaowarat Road in Phuket Town

What to do on Yaowarat Road? [toc] Yaowarat Road in old Phuket Town connects the popular heritage streets of Thalang Road, Phang Nga Road and Dibuk Road, starting from the fountain circle near the municipal market. The Yaowarat road of Phuket is, of course, not to be confused with the street of the same name Yaowarat Road in Bangkok, better known as Chinatown. Phuket is modest but growing in popularity,

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10 Chinese Shrines in Phuket ⛩️

Chinese Temples and Shrines in Phuket

Phuket Chinese temples and shrines [toc] Phuket's Chinese shrines always offer an excellent opportunity for some good photos. There are quite a few around, and each has its characters and unique features. The large ones are very popular during Chinese New Year in February or the Phuket Vegetarian Festival in October and can get extremely crowded, not to mention very loud from firecrackers. 1. Jui Tui Shrine Best known and

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Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town

Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town

Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town Review [toc] Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town is the latest luxury hotel to open on the Island, with an excellent location and a short distance from the lovely streets of Old Phuket Town. The hotel is just next to the iconic clock circle, and the building itself is well known by locals and long-time residents as it used to be, the old Metropole Hotel. The

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Punte Phuket Local Street Food

Punte Phuket Local Street Food

A local food court with a Phuket heritage style [toc] Punte Phuket (ศูนย์อาหารปุ๊นเต่ภูเก็ต) is a new and beautiful food court serving local street food, hidden in the old streets of Phuket town, tucked in a dead-end street off Yaowarat Road. The place is charming and spacious, with a beautiful old Phuket design and serves a large choice of local Thai food, including some Phuket specialities. The prices are reasonable but

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Delico Decoration Coffee and Dessert

Delico Decoration Coffee and Dessert

[gallery type="columns" link="file" size="large" ids="51040,51041,51042,51043,51044,51045,51046,51047,51049"] Delico Decoration Coffee Info Location: Near Phuket Town Address: 107/48 Bypass Rd, Village No. 5, Ratsada Road Phuket 83000 Hours: 9:30 am - 6.30 pm Phone: 099 294 9957 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/delicophuket/ Delico Decoration Coffee Map [maxbutton id="4" ] More reading https://www.phuket101.net/phuket-cafes/

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Papazula Phuket Town

Papazula Phuket Town

A cool restaurant with live music in Old Phuket Town [toc] Papazula is a popular live music bar and restaurant with Turkish influences on Phuket Road, in the old Phuket town, just opposite Casa Blanca Hotel, just a few metres from the Sunday Walking Street Market. Papazula is surprisingly vast if you consider the small facade and open terrace. Once you step inside, the place occupies two floors with a

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PHUKET CITY

Phuket Town, Thailand

A guide to Phuket City [toc] Phuket city, which is locally still called Phuket Town, is becoming increasingly popular, perfect for an exploration day away from the beach and to please selfies and Instagram enthusiasts. The architecture in the old town is beautiful, and many streets have been renovated and repainted colourfully. While many buildings are redesigned to entertain tourists in the central area, there is a much bigger Phuket

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Pa Mai Kanom Jeen in Phuket Town

Kanom Jeen in Phuket

Kanom Jeen in Phuket Town [toc] Pa Mai Kanom Jeen is a modest local Thai restaurant located at the intersection of Dibuk Road and Satun Road, just next to the famous Blue Elephant Restaurant, in Old Phuket Town. Pa Mai has been a popular local place for decades and if you haven't yet tried Kanom Jeen, this might be your chance to try a true and delicious breakfast. Kanom Jeen

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Kaeng Liang Restaurant Phuket

Kaeng Liang Restaurant in Phuket Town

Kaeng Liang Restaurant [toc] Kaeng Liang Restaurant is a small place in a beautifully decorated old shophouse hidden on Krabi Road in the old Phuket Town. The name Kaeng Liang is the name of a traditional spicy shrimp paste soup from central Thailand. The food is good (we had some Hokkien noodles), and the owner is very friendly, plus she speaks a bit of English. The decor is a beautiful

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Central Phuket – Central Festival Shopping Mall

Central Festival Phuket

What to do at Central Phuket? [toc] Central Phuket (Central Festival Phuket) is one of the major shopping malls on the island, the other famous one being Jungceylon in Patong Beach. Shopping malls may not be on your list of 'Best Things to Do in Phuket' but keep in mind that a mall can be a good alternative to spend an occasional rainy day. Nowadays, malls in Thailand offer so

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Ranong Road – The other side of Phuket Town

The other side of Phuket Town [toc] While most tourists rush to the renovated old Phuket Town, mostly located around Thalang Road, we start to prefer the more authentic west side of Phuket Town, which is mostly around Phuket Town Central Market, Ranong Road and Krabi Road. Here, the colourful renovation hasn't started and Thai people still live and run their businesses the way they have been doing for many

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Dibuk Road in Phuket Town – a Walking Guide

Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town

What to do on Dibuk Road? [toc] Dibuk Road is one of the famous old streets of Phuket town you should add to your list while exploring. It's very colourful and easy to find, with plenty of casual cafes, shops and restaurants to enjoy. Dibuk road is parallel and not far from the famous Thalang road (where you'll find the Sunday Walking Street Market). It stretches for 800 meters, from

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