One of the most common questions we get asked by our guests, is which local restaurants we recommend. One thing that Phuket has a lot of is restaurants, with a huge selection, from Fast food all the way through to International standard fine dining.
Urs (General Manager) and Pascal (Food & Beverage Manager) are our resident (and in-corruptible) culinary experts, and were on hand to recommend a selection of some of their favorite local restaurants. So here they are…10 of the top local restaurants in Phuket, to help steer you towards the ‘Good’ food of Phuket, and hopefully avoid the ‘Bad and the Ugly’:
1. East 88 Beach Lounge, Rawai
Perhaps we are being a little bias here, but no visit to Phuket’s sunny shores would be complete without a visit to East 88. East 88 offers a wide selection of International and Thai dishes, including fresh seafood and new takes on classic dishes.
2. M&Ms Pizza, Nai Harn
M&M’s Pizza is a bustling restaurant in the heart of Nai Harn Village, serving traditional Italian Cusine, with a wide selection of freshly made pizza’s, pasta’s and Italian delicacies.
3. Parlai seafood, Chalong
Those with a taste for seafood, should not miss a visit to Palai, a few kilometers north of Serenity, with a stunning range of the freshest seafood, offering fabulous value for money.
4. Da Vinci Restaurant, Nai Harn
Da Vinci Restaurant, is an upmarket International Italian fine dining eaterie, in the center of Nai Harn Village, not far from Serenity, with a selection of fine wines, pizza’s, pasta’s and meats.
5. Kan Eang @ Pier
Enjoy the marvellous view overlooking chalong bay and a wide selection of fresh seafood and Thai dishes, at the popular Kan Eang @ Pier Restaurant, 1 kilometer north of Serenity.
6. Saigon Restaurant, Rawai
The Saigon Restaurant in Rawai, provides an excellent selection of traditional and authentic Vietnamese food.
7. Wine Lovers Restaurant, Rawai
The Wine Lovers Restaurant in Rawai, offers Thai Fusion and International cuisine including a wide selection of wines.
8. Nikitas Restaurant, Rawai
Nikitas in Rawai, popular is foreign visitors, offers a wide selection of Thai and International favourites, located beside the sea on Rawai Beach.
9. Seafood Market, Rawai
Rawai Fresh Seafood Market, a favourite of the locals, is your spot for some of the freshest seafood around, offering great value for money.
10. Tamachart Restaurant, Phuket Town
Enjoy a slice of Traditional Thai food and unusual surroundings at the Tamachart Restaurant in Phuket Town, with a large selection of meat and seafood dishes.
Do you agree? Do you think there are other some better local restaurants to visit in Phuket? Think others would agree? Let us know your thoughts at firstname.lastname@example.org.