The Good View Restaurant Nai Yang Beach

Good View Restaurant Nai Yang Beach, Phuket

The Good View Restaurant [toc] A superb restaurant serving good Thai food right on the beach, at a good price too. A perfect place for a holiday lunch and to relax at the end of the day with a cold drink, waiting for the sunset! The team is friendly and always very welcoming, day or night. The Good View serves reasonably good Thai food at a fair price, it's not

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Esan Bar – Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Esan Bar Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

A great local restaurant in Phuket Town [toc] Esan Bar, despite calling itself a bar, is an excellent and affordable Thai restaurant serving Isan food from the northeast of Thailand. The restaurant sits by the busy roadside on the outskirts of Phuket town, near the stadium and not far from the well-known Central Phuket Floresta Shopping Mall. The restaurant is beautiful and is mostly open-air because it has no walls,

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O Cha Rot Phuket – Noodle Soup in Phuket Town

O Cha Rot Noodle Soup Restaurant in Phuket Town

A great noodle soup shop in Old Phuket Town [toc] O Cha Rot is an unassuming local restaurant, but it serves one of the best noodle soups in Phuket Town, so good that it made it to the Michelin Guide in Phuket. The restaurant has no decoration whatsoever, white wall, stainless cooking station and stainless tables. Most travellers walk past the place without a second look, but we probably go

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Red Clam Restaurant in Kathu

Red Clam Kathu Restaurant in Phuket

A fun local restaurant in Kathu [toc] Red Clam in Kathu, or Hoi Pai Daeng in Thai, is a local restaurant serving good and simple Thai food, perfect for sharing with your friends at the end of the day, the way Thai food is best enjoyed. The restaurant is modest, but the setting is fun, with a vast open-air garden with open tables and those typical bamboo huts so popular

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Tasak Seafood Restaurant

Tasak Seafood Restaurant Phuket

Seafood by the mangrove on Phuket east coast [toc] Tasak Seafood is a modest but excellent local restaurant serving inexpensive seafood in a beautiful seaside location in Paklok. Paklok is a region on the east coast of Phuket that very few people take the time to explore unless they visit the Bang Pae Waterfall or play golf at Mission Hill. The restaurant is hard to find but rewarding, it feels

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Wanlamun Phuket – Sweet Shop in Phuket Town

Wanlamun Sweet Shop in Phuket Town

Best Dessert Shop in Phuket Town [toc] Wanlamun is the most popular Thai sweets and Thai desserts restaurant in Phuket Town. The restaurant has been opened for decades and serves an astonishing large choice of local sweets you probably didn't even know existed. When it comes to Thai desserts in Phuket, most travellers think about banana pancakes and mango sticky rice, but you won't even find them at Wanlamun. Instead,

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Khrua Ohm Restaurant Phuket in Kathu

Krua Ohm Restaurant in Kathu, Phuket

A modest but excellent Thai restaurant [toc] Krua Ohm is a small and modest local Thai restaurant in Kathu with a mention on the famous Michelin Guide for two consecutive years. The restaurant, hidden between Patong Beach and Phuket Town, is so discreet on the side of a street of Kathu, you will probably miss it the first time you drive in front of it, even if you are really

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33 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket ?

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Real Local Restaurants 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 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

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Suay Restaurant Cherngtalay near Bangtao Beach

Suay Restaurant Cherngtalay in Phuket

A Modern Thai Restaurant with a Michelin mention [toc] Suay Cherngtalay is a popular and excellent restaurant serving modern Thai cuisine with a creative touch by chef Noi Tammasak (Suay means beautiful in Thai). The restaurant is very inviting, divided into two areas. The main dining room is a welcoming indoor building with large wooden tables, a cocktail bar, and floor to ceiling glass wall facade. The outdoor sitting area

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Ta Tuay Restaurant in Phuket

Ta Tuay Michelin Thai Restaurant in Phuket

A local Michelin Restaurant in north Phuket [toc] Ta Tuay is a little known local restaurant, hidden not far from the Sarasin Bridge in the very north of Phuket. Ta Tuay serves excellent local food and dishes from Phuket and some unusual specialities from Mai Khao Beach, such as sandworms and sea cicadas. Their seafood is always very deliciously fresh, and the team is friendly, even when the restaurant is

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Kaab Gluay Thai Restaurant in Patong Beach

Kaab Gluay Restaurant

Kaab Gluay Thai Restaurant [toc] Kaab Gluay is one of the very few authentic local Thai restaurants in Patong Beach. Food is delicious, well priced, and the staff is always amiable. There are not many affordable restaurants we could really recommend in Patong. (Too many are just cooking a tourist version of Thai food, and some are just overpriced for what you get.). Kaab Gluay is as real as Thai

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Krua Jongjit Kitchen Kathu in Phuket

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Phuket, Kathu

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Kathu [toc] Krua Jongjit restaurant in Kathu is proof that a restaurant doesn't have to be fancy nor expensive to be excellent, and even receive a Michelin Plate for fresh ingredients, carefully prepared. The restaurant is local and modest, the prices are low and the food served is excellent and truly local, making it a good culinary experience while in Phuket. Krua Jongjit received a 'Michelin

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Kin-Kub-Ei Restaurant

Kin-Kub-Ei Restaurant Phuketket

Kin-Kub-Ei Restaurant Phuket [toc] Kin-Kub-Ei Restaurant is a hidden gem serving delicious southern dishes cooked by Khun Tubtim (the lady on the photos), with her family recipes, and served in a beautiful garden hidden from the main road on the way to Bangtao Beach. The place is somewhat unique, only opened three days a week and only with reservation, which makes it a little challenging to plan. The food served

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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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25 Thai Fruits to Discover in Phuket

Thai fruits in Phuket

What exotic fruits can you find in Phuket? [toc] Exotic Thai fruits in Phuket range from the well-known pineapple or even watermelon to the most surprising ones like the weird-looking Dragon Fruit, the huge pungent Durian or the enormous Jackfruit. The choice of fruits in Thailand is endless and visiting a local market in Phuket is a chance to try as many as you can. Some of the best fruits

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Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin in Phuket Town

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 in Phuket Town (ฮ้องข้าวต้มปลา)

Hong Khao Tom Pla Restaurant in Phuket Town

A discreet Michelin Restaurant in Phuket 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

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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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Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe near Phuket Big Buddha

Nakkerd Seaview Cafe at Big Buddha Phuket

A restaurant with a view near Big Buddha [toc] Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe (previously called Star Mountain Sunset Restaurant) is a small restaurant with a superb panoramic view of Karon Beach. The place is simple, partly made of thatched roofs and bamboo tables, which adds a lot of charm to a simple lunch or dinner after your visit to the Big Buddha of Phuket. Nak-Kerd is actually the name of the

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