23 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket (updated)

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Real Local Restaurants [toc] Beware! This page is not the trendy section of Phuket Restaurants! It's all about local food and only local food! Here are some of the most popular (very) local Thai restaurants in Phuket. They are not fancy, and all are cheap: they don't care about the decor, and they sometimes forget to smile, it's all about efficiency and great taste! Some of them might appear

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Rawai View Cafe in South Phuket

Rawai View Cafe Phuket

Rawai View Cafe [toc] Rawai View Cafe is a charming little restaurant and bar with a beautiful wooden terrace overlooking the bay of Rawai in the very south of Phuket island. It’s well hidden and not on the tourist roads but with such superb setting, it quickly is growing in popularity. Rawai View Cafe is a perfect place for lunch in the shade of trees or for a romantic dinner

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6 Best Thai Restaurants in Patong Beach

Pan Yaah Restaurant

Where to Eat Thai in Patong Beach? There are so many restaurants in Patong Beach; you would think that finding great Thai food would be easy. But if you know Thailand, you soon will realise that too many of them serve a toned down version of Thai cuisine or something that is very far from local food. We understand and respect the fact that many travellers are new to Thai

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No 9 Restaurant in Patong Beach Phuket

No9 Restaurant Patong Beach Phuket

How is No 9 Restaurant in Patong? [toc] No 9 Restaurant is a modest Thai restaurant in Patong beach, quite far from the busy streets, and yet it is much talked about. If you read online reviews, people speak well about it, almost as much as the famous No6 restaurant near Bangla road. However online surveys can be very misleading as we, unfortunately, experience lately: if you never lived in

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12 Best Local Seafood Restaurants in Phuket (updated 2019)

Best Seafood in Phuket

Where is the best Seafood in Phuket? [toc] The best seafood in Phuket is mostly in local restaurants, sometimes hard to find and often away from tourist places. Of course the seafood you will find in Patong, Kata, Karon and other famous beaches are good too, but there is a little something more in local restaurants. It's more authentic, more fresh, not to mention often cheaper. We are happy to

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No.6 Restaurant in Patong Beach

No.6 Restaurant in Patong Beach

The Original No.6 Restaurant [toc] If you search for restaurant No.6 in Phuket, you might get a little confused. There are two Number 6 Thai restaurants, and they both belong to the same owner and both are in Patong Beach. The original one is on Ratuthit road, not far from Bangla road, and it probably has been existing for more than 20 years. The second one, called ‘No.6 On The

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12 Best Restaurants in Phuket – Phuket 101 Choice

Phuket Best Restaurants

What Are Phuket Best Restaurants? [toc] The list of the Best Restaurants in Phuket list is growing fast, especially since the Michelin Guide has arrived on the island. Phuket culinary scene has evolved a lot in recent years, and the choice of restaurants has grown tremendously. Having amazing restaurants in Phuket happened naturally for a few reasons: 1) Thailand is naturally blessed with fantastic cuisine, able to offer something great

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Palm Seaside Restaurant Phuket on Bangtao Beach

Palm Seaside Restaurant on Bangtao Beach

Palm Seaside Restaurant Phuket [toc] Palm Seaside Restaurant, Lounge and Bar is another successful venue by Twinpalms Resort on Surin Beach. Twinpalms is known to be the Phuket pioneer for all kinds of popular party and dining venues such as the first brunch on the island (Oriental Spoon) and the first real beach club (Catch Beach Club). Palm Seaside is a trendy seafront restaurant set at the southern end of Bangtao

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Briley Chicken Rice Restaurant in Patong Beach

Briley Chicken Rice in Patong Beach, Phuket

Phuket Best Chicken Rice [toc] If you like delicious Hainanese Chicken rice and you happen to be in Patong Beach, you need to visit Briley. Briley is one of the two famous chicken rice restaurants in Phuket, and it has been open for more than 20 years now, the other famous one is Kota Khao Mun Khai in Phuket town. Already in 1994, I remember enjoying this Briley restaurant because

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Phuket Michelin Guide List of Restaurants

Phuket Michelin Guide 2019

What Restaurants are in the Phuket Michelin Guide 2019? [toc] Having the Michelin Guide reviewing Phuket restaurants is a clear statement that Phuket has reached a new level on the international stage. The island is evolving fast, and in many directions, and while it might not always please those who loved it 20 years ago, the island offers now a great range of experiences. We love Thai food, seafood and

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Pru Restaurant at Trisara – The Only 1 Star Michelin Restaurant in Phuket

Pru at Trisara Phuket

The Only 1 Star Michelin Restaurant in Phuket [toc] Pru Restaurant at Trisara Phuket has become the first and only restaurant to receive a star from the new Michelin Guide. Michelin only arrived in Phuket in 2018, and the results were much anticipated. While a lot of restaurants around the island received BIBs and Plates from the Michelin Guide, being the only one with a star means a lot, but

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Three Monkeys Restaurant Phuket

Three Monkeys Restaurant in Phuket

What is Three Monkeys Restaurant? [toc] Three Monkeys is a new restaurant set in the Jungle somewhere between Phuket Town and Chalong, part of the popular Hanuman World Zipline attraction. With a beautiful and somehow unusual design, Three Monkeys restaurant has been a success from day 1, attracting a crowd of teenagers and young families. The restaurant is surprisingly large, built on several levels on the side of a hill

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The Cove Phuket – A Hidden Gem on Ao Yon Beach

The Cove Phuket

Discover The Cove Phuket [toc] The Cove Phuket is a lovely little hideaway nestled in Panwa, a beautiful part of Phuket where very few tourists set foot. This small open-air restaurant and bungalow resort is blessed with a beautiful seaside view, making it a great way to escape the crowd for a lunch or dinner. The food is good and well prepared, not toned down like often in other restaurants.

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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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Little Tiger Phuket Restaurant on Merlin Beach

Merlin Beach

Little Tiger Restaurant [toc] Little Tiger is a small and hidden restaurant with a superb view, perched on a hillside of Merlin Beach near Patong Beach. Even if you find this remote beach, you might have a hard time spotting Little Tiger, which is why the place is still quiet and peaceful. Once you found the beach, you might think that it looks a lot like a private beach for

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Romsai Restaurant near Kamala Beach

Romsai Restaurant Phuket

Rom Sai Baan Nakalay Restaurant [toc] Romsai is a little unusual restaurant well hidden from view, with a beautiful view on the sea and a nearby beach. Serving Isan food for lunch, it definitely has a fun mood, feeling like being far from Phuket. Precariously built the a rocky cliff alongside the seaboard north of Patong, it serves good food on typical round concrete tables or on wooden platforms where

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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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