Restaurants & Coffee Shops in Phuket
Phuket is a foodies’ paradise and was recognized in December 2015 as a City of Gastronomy by the UNESCO, one of the 26 cities dubbed so around the world. With a strong influence from China, mainland Thailand and the southern Muslim flavors, the food you will find in Phuket is considered diverse and a perfect balance of sweetness, sourness and the well-known Thai spiciness.
Below is a list of restaurants we strongly suggest you visit during your stay in Phuket. You can also search them by locations by using the menu at the top of this page.
Big Fish Restaurant Nestled on the golden sands of Nai Yang Beach, overlooking the Andaman Sea, Big Fish Restaurant & Bar is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the area's stunning scenery. Our signature restaurant serves an international lunch and dinner menu that showcases the finest seafood and steaks, often sourced from local suppliers including Phuket fishermen, and always cooked to perfection by our expert chefs. Choose from indoor or al fresco seating, the latter allowing diners to listen to the whisper of the gentle ocean waves. Alternatively, you can opt to relax at the rooftop lounge, which is the perfect place to soak up the spectacular sea views [...]
Black Cat Bar & Restaurant The Black Cat Bar & Restaurant is a well-known venue from expatriates, locals and tourists alike, located in the heart of Cherng Talay, a few hundred meters from the police station and right across the future Central development. The restaurant has been serving clients since 1996 with its traditional bamboo and wood decor. Food-wise, the rather large menu offers guests with a selection of Thai and Western appetizers, Thai and French cuisine, fresh sandwiches and paninis, pasta and pizzas as well as delicious pieces of meat and seafood, straight from the Andaman Sea. The success of the Black Cat Restaurant over the years can [...]
Brasserie Phuket Brasserie Phuket is an institution when it comes to fine dining and epicurean pleasure in Phuket Town. Founded in 2010 by a Belgian national, Alain Tabruyn, and his wife, Brasserie Phuket has been serving local gourmands and visitors an authentic gastropub cuisine with some of the freshest ingredients one can find on the island. The venue has an outside bar and a small terrace, which are perfect to grab a drink early evening watching the crowd moving along Rassada Road, and an inside bar completed with a large dining area, which reminds us the typical bistros you would find in Europe. At the bar, a selection [...]
Cane Crush Set among a whimsical rustic garden, tucked away from the busy tourist attractions of southern Phuket in Chalong, Cane Crush, formerly known as Chalong Bay Distillery & Bar, is serving up unique, creative dishes and pairing them with inventive cocktails using their internationally acclaimed and award-winning rum, distilled and bottled on site. Guests can relax in the open-air, thatched roofed restaurant while sitting amongst the sugarcane stalks and taking in the view of the copper still imported from France. Evening is a particularly magical time to enjoy a meal under the stars with dim, playful lighting illuminating the garden. The menu, consisting of a variation between Mediterranean and Asian [...]
Colombo Bar & Restaurant Colombo Bar & Restaurant is located on Wiset Road, the main street that goes through Rawai toward the pier, approximately 100 meters before the Siam Commercial Bank and the Laguna Nightclub. It has opened its doors in October 2013 after converting a local massage shop to the restaurant it is today, focusing on easy-to-eat Thai and Western dishes with a great taste and easy to share with a group of friends. With the whole menu prepared with care by K. Nit, the owner of the venue, the modest restaurant serves tasty food at a very reasonable price, the cheapest item on the Thai menu costing a mere THB 60.- [...]
Crust Restaurant If you are looking for traditional Italian cuisine and delicious pizzas in the area of Phuket Hospital, then look no further and head down to Crust! The venue has been providing fantastic lunches and dinners to hungry Phuketians for over five years now and has an excellent reputation. You can easily spot the restaurant if you look for a series of building with Sino-Portuguese architecture, on the left-hand side right after passing in front of Index Living Mall in Phuket Town. There is a few parking spots available right in front of the venue, and some more located within Soi Bangyai, which connects with the back of Phuket Hospital building. The [...]
Cucina Restaurant The fine dining restaurant Cucina captures Italy’s vibrancy with its open kitchen concept and a sophisticated yet inviting atmosphere. Seasonal dishes are created from Premium local and imported ingredients, paired with signature cocktails and exceptional Italian wines. Classic wood-fired oven pizzas can also be ordered to take away or enjoyed poolside. If you have a craving for Italian cuisine served trattoria style while in the Mai Khao area, then we suggest you pay a visit to Cucina. This warmly welcoming restaurant offers a range of dishes that reflect the true gastronomy of Italy. First, start off your meal with a selection of traditional bruschette, such as the [...]
Da Puccio Restaurant is a traditional Italian restaurant located in Soi Khokmakham, in Rawai, right at the entrance of the temple's gate. It has been operating for several years now and has become a favorite of all the locals and expatriates living in the area, to the point where it became the number one pizzeria in Phuket on TripAdvisor. The restaurant welcomes guests for lunch and dinner on its large terrace, which can easily accommodate 30+ people, and also have an inside area with air-conditioning should the weather be too hot. The atmosphere is rather neutral but clean, and clearly the focus here is on the food, not the paintings, which is fine because the [...]