Top 10 Restaurants in Phuket
Phuket is a famous tourism city not only brings tourists from all over the world, but also brings together the cuisines of various countries - Thai cuisine, Italian food, French food, European cuisine, seafood, and so on. Besides beautiful sceneries, 'eat' is a big thing. Just follow me and explore the best restaurants in Phuket.
1. Mom Tri's Kitchen
Thai cuisine, fusion food, excellent wine, stunning views, expensive
Treat yourself to the best dining experience during your visit to Phuket. Mom Tri's Kitchen is where your food wishes come true. There are two executive chefs at here handling the western and Thai dishes separately. The menu is extensive from traditional Thai cuisines to fusion creations. The wine cellars have won repeated award from Wine Spectator. As you savor the best wine or cocktail made by the ingenious and talented mixologists with wonderful views, the price is expensive but totally worth it.
Opening Hours: 7:00 – 23:00
Location: 12 Kata Noi Road, Phuket 83100
Tel: +66 (0)76 333 568
2. Black Ginger
Thai cuisine, amazing surroundings, expensive
Discover the true tastes of Phuket. A modern masterpiece of Thai art, Black Ginger is designed like a traditional mansion hovering over a luminescent lagoon. Black Ginger is a beautiful, unique, and tranquil restaurant serves exquisite food. For celebrating the authenticity of the island's heritage, the talented chefs bring ancient local recipes to the forefront. This restaurant is not one of the cheapest in the area but it does also offer an upscale dining experience in one of the most romantic settings in Phuket.
Opening Hours: 18:30 – 23:00
Location: The Slate, Nai Yang
Tel: +66 (0)7 632 7006
3. Suay Restaurant
Thai Cuisine, affordable
Suay Restaurant (Suay meaning 'beautiful') serves a young modern cuisine in the simplicity of a small house and a friendly easy going atmosphere in Phuket Town. Suay location just in the center of Phuket town makes it easy to access, but parking can be tricky. The architecture is a bit of European feel but in a laid back way. Everything is absolutely delicious. It is the wonderful combinations and use of flavors.
Opening Hours: 17:00 till 24:00
Location: 50/2 Takuapa Road
Tel: +66 (0)87 888 6990
4. La Gritta Italian Restaurant
Italian Cuisine, amazing surroundings, expensive
La Gritta is without doubt one of the most romantic restaurants in Phuket. The restaurant is amazing Italian food with actual Italian chefs from Rome. As soon as you set foot in the restaurant, you will get into a sweet mood. A gentle breeze flows freely across the wooden terraces on the edge of the sea and the immense swaying coconut trees add an irresistible tropical touch. Please reserve in advance if you really want to sit by the edge of the balcony.
Opening Hours: From 10:00 – midnight
Location: in Amari Phuket Resort at the southern end of Patong Beach
Tel: +66 (0)76 292 697
Italian Cuisine, great views, expensive
With clean lines, a futuristic design and great views out over the Andaman, Acqua is definitely a leading contender for one of the most aesthetically-pleasing restaurants in Phuket. The ambience and interior is absolutely romantic and divine. The food is authentic Italian and at the same time very good and delicious. For starters, yellow fin tuna and swordfish carpaccio with pantelleria capers, cherry tomatoes, dried musciame of tuna in lemon and mature extra-virgin olive oil is in keeping with the standards of this excellent restaurant. For mains, grilled tuna fillet on eggplants and zucchini, fresh cherry tomatoes, capers and oregano sauce is admirable. Just enjoy it!
Opening Hours: 16:00 – 23:00
Location: 322/5 Prabaramee Road Kalim Beach
Tel: +66 (0)76 618 127
6. La Gaetana
Italian Cuisine, affordable
La Gaetana is a family run Italian restaurant. Giovanni Ferrara ('Gianni') and his Thai wife Chonchita are the hospitable owners of La Gaetana and excel in making wonderful food. Without a doubt, La Gaetana is one of the best and longest established Italian restaurants in Phuket. It’s well known and recommended by longtime residents and Thais, and is also one of the most romantic restaurants in Phuket. It's not about the view, it is not about the location, but all about La Gaetana’s excellent cuisine and very cozy atmosphere. The restaurant is small and intimate without feeling crowded.
Opening Hours: for lunch Monday, Tuesday and Friday - 12:00 – 14:00, 18:00 – 22:00. Closed Wednesday.
Location: 352 Phuket Road. Phuket Town
Tel: +66 (0)76 250 523 - Mobile: +66 (0)81 397 1227
7. Joe's Downstairs
International Cuisine, superb ocean view, expensive
Joe's Downstairs is one of the most popular restaurants for romantic date. Do not miss the stir fried crabmeat with curry, the clams with chili paste, the steamed fish with chinese plum sauce, the prawns with tamarind, the steamed fish with chili lemon sauce, and many more. Besides, The ocean view is superb. I would highly recommend for romantic sunset dinners.
Location: 223 / 3 Prabaramee Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Tel: +66 63 078 5887
8. Bampot Kitchen & Bar
Modern European Cuisine, affordable
Bampot Kitchen & Bar is a Modern European restaurant that takes inspiration from the culinary scene across Europe to create unique dishes. The food is unbelievable fresh and so beautifully presented. There are loads of choice with the cocktails. The swift, efficient, and friendly service may be another thing impresses you the most. The ambiance is wonderful. It is totally worth a visit.
Opening Hours: 17:00 – 23:00
Location: 19/1 Moo 1, Lagoon Road, Cherngtalay, Bangtao
Tel: +66 (0)93 586 9828
French Cuisine, affordable
DeDos, a fine dining restaurant with an Asian-inspired French cuisine offers one of the best dining experiences in Phuket. Proposing a wide range of culinary masterpieces, here you will be delighted to try new flavor combinations that capture the best of Mediterranean, Thai, Japanese and French Cuisine. The food and wine list is extensive. Besides extremely delicious and innovative food, Dedos offers a quiet and cozy ambience and attentive service.
Opening Hours: From 18:00-23:00 - Closed on Mondays
Tel: +66 (0)76 325 182
10. Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant
Pak Nam Seafood in Phuket Town is a great Thai restaurant located off the tourist areas. Fresh seafood, reasonable price, parking spaces, it is definitely the best choice for sea food. Locals and residents know Pak Nam restaurant very well and like to bring their friends for a casual lunch or dinner. It suits people who love seafood and warm atmosphere. You can sit in the main open-air room, at the terrace or in one of the air-con rooms. The menu is surprisingly long, decently illustrated and in English. The choice varies, just have taste feast here!
Location: 52/220, Moo 3, Rassadanusorm Road, Ratsada, Phuket Town, Phuket
Tel: +66 76 240 240