Restaurants

Top Choice International in Phuket Town

Suay

Fabulous fusion at this converted house, just south of old town proper, means mouth-melting glass noodle salad, bright pomelo salad with salmon carpaccio and roasted chilli dressing, lamb-chop massaman curry, turmer…
Thai in Phuket Town

Blue Elephant

Royal Thai cuisine in royal Thai surrounds. Set in the beautifully restored, mustard-yellow Phra Phitak Chyn Pracha Mansion overlooking manicured lawns, Blue Elephant is elegant in every way, from the brass cutlery …
Thai in Phuket Town

Raya

Unrenovated, unpretentious and unbelievably good, charming Raya has been serving affordable Thai fare to Phuketians for around 20 years. This two-storey Sino-Portuguese institution keeps things authentic and old-wor…
Thai in Phuket Town

Eleven Two & Co.

This fresh energetic cafe-restaurant mixes mod blue-grey decor with old-school shophouse style. Tempting treats range from classic Thai (pàt tai, pá·naang curry) to simple European (pastas, salads, burgers) and fant…
Belgian in Phuket Town

Brasserie

Now this is real carnivore's territory and a great spot to splurge on fine Belgian-inspired food, with serious Australian rib-eye steaks, lamb chops, spare ribs and Wagyu beef tartare with goats' cheese. Get romanti…
Cafe in Phuket Town

Gallery Cafe

Settle in on comfy cushions at this popular brunch cafe, surrounded by varnished-wood booths and yellow walls hung with art. The menu is full of hearty International and Thai goodies: all-day egg breakfasts, pizzas,…
Market in Phuket Town

Weekend Market

For something with a classic 'market' feel, hit the massive Weekend Market, 3km southwest of Phuket Town. It flogs everything, from fake designer bags and snazzy sunglasses to moo·ay tai (Thai boxing; also spelled m…
Fusion in Phuket Town

Dibuk Restaurant

This is more a marriage of French and Thai than actual fusion. You can have your wild boar in red-wine sauce, tortellini with lobster or steamed white snapper and searing-hot prawns steeped in lime, chili and garlic…
Bakery in Phuket Town

Cookie House

There's no sign, but on the south side of tranquil Soi Soon Utis you'll find Mi Han of Cookie House. The young matriarch of this old Sino-Portuguese house makes fabulous cookies from freshly pulverised almond paste,…
Breakfast in Phuket Town

Abdul's Roti Shop

Time to devour some of Abdul's famously delicious roti. A 70-plus-year-old immigrant to Thailand, Abdul has been cooking flaky roti on the street in front of his shop for years. Whether you're a sweet or a savoury l…