It is easy to relax in this friendly 60-seat pub/restaurant. You can play pool on one of Patong Beach's best slate tables, chat at the cozy bar, select a video from an extensive collection, or tune in to satellite television for the latest in sports (including live English football), the news or MTV. If you want more than a drink, try the traditional English, Thai and international dishes. The full English breakfast is a substantial feed and the daily specials (for homesick travelers) include roast dinners and homemade pies.
Acclaimed by many international critics as simply the best , you can enjoy the finest Thai and French cuisine at Mom Tri's Boathouse Wine and Grill, while tuning your ear to relaxing piano music and indulging in the spectacular views over Kata Beach. The imaginative skills of chef's team are legendary, fusing the tantalizing tastes of Thai cooking and European concepts with the succulence of the local seafood. The seafood delicacies are finely cooked and mouthwatering, while the impressive wine cellar has received Awards of Excellence from the Wine Spectator Magazine every year since 1995. Check website for more details.
Sam's at the Holiday Inn Resort, Phuket, is one of Phuket's leading steakhouses, with its tasty US beef being a firm favorite in this restaurant. The décor resembles a Chicago-style steakhouse, with dark wood and deep-colored fabrics. Take a jumper, as the air-conditioning can get very cold. Appetizers are often hearty enough to serve as a main meal and are both innovative in recipe and creative in presentation. The mainstay dishes include Fillet Steak, Pepper Steak and Fillet of Salmon with Ginger Cream Sauce. Check website for more details.
Every now and again one finds a “hidden gem,” where all the ingredients for a memorable evening are in place. That is why Ka Jok See, arguably Phuket Town's most popular restaurant, has been drawing the locals, and a few lucky tourists, over the years. The building is an 18th Century Sino-Portuguese gem with simple décor, but a charming sense of style. Elegant, but warm and welcoming, the fare served here is exceptionally good. Dishes such as the succulent prawns in vermicelli and jurassic salad are prepared in a traditional Bangkok style and cooked with a flair that raises even the simplest of dishes to new heights.
This is home to the elite among Thailand's Italian-born and trained chefs, offering the very best in elegant dining. This extraordinary beautiful restaurant is set on the rocky shore with the accompanying views. The menu is varied and their aim is to produce authentic regional cuisine such as Classic Strip Loin Steak, Spaghetti with Seafood and Tiger Prawns. Take home a momento with Maurizio's Family Recipes-the recently published cookbook containing all the Maurizio family secret recipes. Enjoy the stunning sunsets of Kalim Bay over a few drinks, or sample Maurizio's special "sunset" menu.
Baluchi is situated inside the Horizon Beach Resort Hotel and is proud that both their master chefs come direct from Delhi and are always on hand to advise, recommend, and supervise the preparation of their delicious Indian cuisine. The simple décor, with its ubiquitous Indian decorations, helps to illustrate the spicy foods that are served all day. Specialities include Tandoori Chicken, kebabs, Chicken Tikka and naan breads, as well as many other exotic dishes from northern India. Thai and continental dishes are also available, although most people go no further than the enticing Indian delights.
This restaurant serves the finest examples of Italian regional cuisine. The decor is elegant, matching the style and presentation of the dishes—everything is done to maintain an unparalleled level of excellence. A fine example of the home-made pasta is Farfalle con Salmone Affumicato (pasta in a creamy herb sauce with smoked salmon, sundried tomatoes and peas). Main dishes are varied and include Fegato di Vitello all Veneziano (sauteed sliced veal with caramelized onions and white wine sauce, with polenta). Enjoy a thoroughly elegant evening and spoil yourself.
All the perks of a buffet with healthy food choices can be found here at Seasonal Tastes at the Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa. Fresh seasonal foods can be found throughout along with international dishes, desserts, and a beverage selection that comprises wine and tea. Keep up with the seasons by stopping in for a meal here!
If you're literally getting a bit fed up with all that rice that comes with local dishes, it might be time to satiate your hunger with some good old fashioned pizza. Tucked away in the backstreets of Chalong, Pizza 2000 is ready to satisfy your cravings with over 20 different toppings to select from. Spice things up with the chilli-laced 'Pizza Diablo' or try the meaty 'Pizza Bolognaise'. Medium sized pizzas are BHT200 with large coming for BHT300. Dine in or take away. - Martin English
Located just down the road from the famous Thepkasattri Monument, Mee Sapam is one of the best known eateries in the area. Loved by both locals and visitors alike, Mee Sapam serves up a moderate range of dishes with their own signature style. The namesake dish, yellow noodles and soft boiled egg, is a relatively obscure item for Thai cuisine, meaning visitors have some extra bragging rights on their return trip. Fried oysters and stir fried shrimp are just two of the additional items that make this humble noodle hut a neighborhood institution.
Pla Seafood welcomes all its guests to experience the warm Thai hospitality in the splendid beach side location. This restaurant entices your taste buds to delectable seafood delicacies carefully prepared with fresh and fine quality ingredients. Besides seafood, the restaurant treats your palate with delights from around the world like Austrian, German, Italian and Asian flavors. In addition to the delicious food, you can enjoy swimming in their private pools or try your hand at water sports. Enjoy a romantic meal by the beach at Pla Seafood.
Brake Taek is a local food joint in the Phuket town popular for its different rice, noodles and soup recipes. Their pictorial menu makes it easier to choose from the variety of combination dishes. Tom Yam Noodle Soup is one popular dish of this place. Being one of the favorite lunch spots in Phuket, you are bound to see a crowd in there and may occasionally have to wait for a table, however, the wait is definitely worth it.