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.
Located in the beautiful Phra Pitak Chinpracha Mansion, that has lovely Sino-Portuguese architecture with Chinese touches, the Blue Elephant is an elegant and sophisticated restaurant. Dine on gourmet Thai food that has a wide range of delicious options including vegetarian cuisine. Pair your meal with a glass of wine or a cocktail. Don't forget dessert with options such as coconut flan and sorbet.
Located on the top floor of the Avista Hideaway Hotel in Phuket, Sizzle is an award-winning rooftop restaurant specializing in grilled items such as their signature beef rib eye and beef tenderloin. But their menu is not restricted to just charred meat items, serving a variety of fresh seafood preparations that are just as good if not better. The restaurant's top floor location and roofless design give invited guests to dine in style under the stars, making it the ideal place to bring your date along for an intimate meal. The wine selection is decent, adding a bit of panache to your overall dining experience.
The Corner Restaurant in Phuket is a contemporary restaurant blending Thai flavors with cuisines from all over Europe. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cozy and intimate setting, making this is a great place to bring a date along for a meal. The menu includes light appetizers, soups, salads, mains along with an eclectic selection of local and international wines and spirits. If you come here, try their Goong Sarong, Grilled Salmon Filet and Grilled Duck in Red Curry as they are some of the specialty dishes available here.
Located in the luxurious JW Marriot Phuket Resort and Spa, Kabuki Japanese is an elegant sushi bar best for families and groups. Even though you are not staying at JW Marriot Phuket you must experience this exclusive fine dining to savor creative Japanese dishes. Variety of specialties in the restaurant consists of chef’s special fresh sushi, teppanyaki, sashimi, rolls, fried rice, seafood dishes etc.
Kaneang's Seafood is recommended by locals as The place to enjoy delicious seafood in Phuket. The simple décor, aimed largely at outdoor dining, offers a wonderful panoramic view over the yacht harbor, from its location at the end of Chalong Bay. Dishes that use fresh fish, sashimi and lobster are either steamed or barbecued using coconut milk. Choose from an assortment of spicy salads and soups, curried rice with vegetables, fresh pork, squid, oysters as you try the delectable fish and prawn cakes. Their authentic desserts like black beans with cocnut in cocnut milk , dumplings in ginger syrup\, among others are worth a try. Their extensive wine list is perfect to complement a rich meal. Check wesite for details.
The Siam Supper Club is the brainchild of Sean Power and is a popular restaurant among tourists and locals alike. This sleek and cozy restaurant and bar has a gentlemen's club look to it. The centerpiece is their elegant bar where all the action is. Their Pan-Asian menu is considered to be among the best in the region. They only use the finest ingredients to satisfy their discerned diners. These include dishes like Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, Black Mussels and Clams, Fettucine Carbonara, Pan-fried Baby Barramundi Fillet and Truffle Honey Roast Chicken. Complement your meal with fine wines or cocktails. Don't forget to try their legendary desserts such as The SSC's Cheesecake and Vanilla Crème Brulee. You can be sure of a memorable dining experience at The Siam Supper Club.
The soothing sound of the waves crashing along the shore nearby intermingle with acoustic music at the fabulous Taste Bar & Grill. Located right on Surin Beach, the restaurant straddles the beach path, with the indoor dining room to one side and the al fresco area to the other. Inside, the decor is refreshingly simple, with colorful artwork set against the creamy-white backdrop of the walls. A bar forms the centerpiece, while the well-curated gallery to one side is a feast for the eyes. The menu is inspired by the culinary traditions of Thailand, employing fresh ingredients in the creation of a contemporary, international menu. Sample Maryland crab cakes, grilled sardines and soft-shell crab burgers, alongside Nepalese-Indian curry, lamb shanks, and crispy pork belly with broccoli and kale. The wine list is quite impressive as well, with a little something to suit every taste and budget. Visit Taste Restaurant to experience a quintessential beach-side meal with a pleasing hint of contemporary flair.
Planning your perfect dinner date? Then there's no place like Leelawadee Restaurant. Located within the At Panta, this warm restaurant is an ideal getaway for lovers. Indoor dining with candlelight or dining under the stars: whichever you prefer, your options are open! There is soft and melodious relaxing music which completes the perfect atmosphere. Every week there is a trendy themed outdoor dining. So you can have your pick between sea-food night or barbecue night or some excellent traditional cuisine.
This classic Italian restaurant located at the Dusit Laguna Resort Hotel, is elegant and up-class in all senses. The three interconnected domes of La Trattoria give out pristine blue n white light, which will light up your mood. The outdoor terrace which the domes lead to, surrounds a refreshing and cool water fountain. The decor is white and the ambiance seems very pure and clean. The simple white china ware, white linen, simple elegant cutlery, handcrafted water glasses, menu bound in soft tanned leather, all spell style and elegance and yet are simple and sophisticated.