The Smokaccia Laboratory by Chef Luca

The Smokaccia Laboratory by Chef Luca

An amazing restaurant in Surin Beach [toc] The Smokaccia by Chef Luca is an amazing little restaurant located by the roadside in Surin Beach. The concept entirely based on sourdough is as surprising as it is delicious. At first, we were a bit curious about how sourdough could be the main ingredient of every dish on the menu (except for desserts). We love sourdough, but because we were unfamiliar with

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Jaras Restaurant at Intercontinental Phuket Resort

Jaras Restaurant at Intercontinental Phuket

Modern Thai Cuisine on Kamala Beach [toc] Jaras is an exclusive restaurant serving superbly presented modern Thai Cuisine near the beach at the Intercontinental Phuket Resort in Kamala Beach. The restaurant is listed in the Michelin Guide, and our dining experience confirmed that the listing is fully justified. The food is delicious, well balanced and beautifully presented. The wine list is extensive, and the sommelier's recommendation for each wine is

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16 Best Restaurants in Phuket Island

Phuket Best Restaurants

Phuket 101 choices [toc] The list of the Best Restaurants in Phuket is growing fast, especially since the Michelin Guide has arrived on the island. Phuket's culinary scene has evolved a lot in recent years, and the choice of restaurants has grown tremendously. Having excellent restaurants in Phuket happened naturally for a few reasons: Thailand is naturally blessed with fantastic cuisine, able to offer something great for everyone at any

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La Trattoria at Dusit Thani Phuket

La Trattoria at Dusit Thani Phuket

La Trattoria Restaurant on Bang Tao Beach [toc] La Trattoria is a well-known restaurant in the Dusit Thani Phuket on the popular Bang Tao Beach in Cherngtalay. Outside guests frequently come to La Trattoria for dinner in the spacious and beautiful white restaurant. Chef Lucas prepares with passion excellent Italian and Brazilian dishes and a modern menu you should try. We tried Chef Lucas's Brazilian special menu of the day,

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13 Best Restaurants on Bang Tao Beach – Where to eat on Bang Tao?

Where to eat on Bang Tao Beach? Bang Tao Restaurants

[toc] Bang Tao Beach is blessed with a surprisingly vast amount of restaurants, from modest roadside venues to beach restaurants and high-end cuisine. We visited quite a few in Bang Tao, which is part of the wider Cherngtalay district, and the area keeps surprising us with the quality of dining, which is higher than on the rest of the island. We list here some of the best restaurants in Bang

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L’Arôme by the Sea Restaurant

L'Arôme by the Sea restaurant in Phuket, Thailand

A contemporary French restaurant near Patong Beach [toc] L'Arôme by the Sea is a contemporary French restaurant serving modern cuisine over Kalim Beach, with amazing views of the Andaman Sea. Chef Yannick Hollenstein shares his passion with sophisticated dishes and surprising compositions in a perfectly balanced menu. Combined with the view and spotless service, our dining experience was delightful and unforgettable. The restaurant is relatively new but has already made

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Best Pad Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Pad Thai in Phuket

Where to find the best Pad Thai in Phuket? Pad Thai (or Phad Thai) has always been a favourite dish among visitors to Phuket and Thailand, and you probably will find it on most restaurants' menus. There are restaurants in Phuket specialising in Pad Thai: we list some to start from and will add them as we find them. Don't hesitate to send us a message if you know one

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Where to Eat in Phuket? Best restaurants in Phuket, by beaches

Best Restaurants in Phuket, by beaches

Phuket Restaurants by beaches and towns [toc] Phuket restaurants can keep a food writer busy for years. In our many years here, we tried countless of them. Thailand is blessed with great cuisine and endless food choices from around the country. In recent years, international cuisine has also flourished around the island as a great addition to Thai food. Today, we list all the best restaurants we tried in Phuket

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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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TAKÉ Japanese Restaurant Phuket

TAKE Japanese Restaurant Phuket

A popular Japanese restaurant near Bangtao Beach TAKÉ (pronounced 'takeh') is an excellent Japanese restaurant often recommended by the Japanese expat community of Phuket, which is quite a statement. We tried it and it was indeed as good as described, with very reasonable prices. The restaurant is welcoming, modern and casual, and for the duration of a lunch or dinner, it feels like you are in Japan. The menu is

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Sriwara Bistro and Cafe Phuket

Sriwara Bistro and Cafe Phuket

A new trendy restaurant in Phuket [toc] Sriwara is a new trendy but casual restaurant located halfway between Phuket Town and Chalong, not far from the famous Wat Chalong, serving excellent Thai food and some Indian-inspired dishes. The French bistros inspired the concept, which explains the setting, counter, flooring and casual atmosphere. The name Sriwara means majestic beauty, just in case you wondered, and it explains why so much effort

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Roxane Cafe and Restaurant Phuket

Roxane Cafe and Restaurant

A beachfront cafe in Patong Beach [toc] Roxane Cafe and Restaurant is a new and excellent venue right on the beachfront road of Patong Beach on Phuket Island. The location just across the street from the beach makes the place very convenient. You can stop in the morning on the way from your hotel to the beach and enjoy great coffees and breakfast before aiming at the ocean, or for

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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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Sugar and Spice Restaurant Phuket

Sugar and Spice Restaurant in Kata Beach, Phuket

Great Thai food in Kata Beach [toc] Sugar and Spice is a popular and long-established restaurant in Kata Beach serving good Thai food at a reasonable price. The restaurant also offers a small cooking class on Saturdays. The restaurant is bright and colourful, with the shop front fully open on the street front, so there is no air conditioning. The staff is friendly and speaks English, calling in tourists as

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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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Sugar and Spice Cooking Class in Kata Beach

Sugar and Spice Cooking Class in Kata Beach, Phuket

Sugar and Spice Cooking Class [toc] Khun Ohn offers free Thai cooking classes each Saturday morning at 11:30 am at her restaurant Sugar and Spice on Kata Beach. To boost customers' return after Covid, she started these free classes with the slogan, “You buy the meal, we show you how it’s made.” In other words, you pay for what you make and eat, but the lesson is free. Dishes are

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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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33 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket real local restaurants [toc] The list of local restaurants in Phuket keeps growing, and it is truly amazing how great local food can be here. No tourist places and no trendy venues here; it's all about local food and only local food! Here are some of Phuket's most popular (very) local Thai restaurants. They are not fancy, and all are cheap: they don't care about the decor, and they

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Tann Terrace Phuket

Tann Terrace Phuket in Karon Beach

A beach club and restaurant on Karon Beach [toc] Tann Terrace Phuket is a new lovely beach bar, restaurant and even boutique hotel with a unique location at the very south end of Karon Beach. What used to be a run-down Thai restaurant with a handful of rooms is now one of the trendiest spots in Phuket. Guests can sit in loungers, day beds, garden tables and chairs or hammocks

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