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27 Nov 2019

Where To Eat In Phuket: 8 Restaurants and Cafes To Visit

Where To Eat In Phuket: 8 Restaurants and Cafes To Visit

Headed for a relaxed beach getaway to Phuket? Home to various resorts, markets and bars, we know it can be tough to whittle down the list of restaurants and cafes to visit given the limited time (and sadly, stomach space) but we’ve got your back. From stunning views to delectable flavours, here are 8 top restaurants and cafes to visit when you’re in Phuket! 

1. Thong Dee- The Kathu Brasserie 

Source: Thong Dee Phuket

 

Can’t decide on a particular cuisine? Just a 10 minutes drive from Patong, you can take your time to browse through the extensive menu at Thong Dee brasserie. With an eclectic menu of European and Thai influences, every dish here is made from home recipes whipped up with skill and passion. From their roast menu to the a la carte menu offering seafood, pastas and classic Thai favourites, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 

Enjoy your meal as you’re seated in the charming and cosy interior of the restaurant loved by locals and tourists alike. Feeling like watching the time go by as you people watch? Choose to dine al fresco and fill your lungs with the cooling air of the homey town that is Kathu! 

Address: 110/25, Soi Bangthong, Moo 7, Kathu, Phuket, 83120 Thailand

Opening Hours: 
Tuesday-Saturday: 4pm-10pm
Sunday: 12pm-10pm

Book your spot at Thong Dee- The Kathu Brasserie with Chope here!

2. Cafe Del Mar 

Source: Cafe Del Mar Phuket

 

Right out of Ibiza, Cafe Del Mar is the place to be if you’re after chill vibes, good beats and of course, mouthwatering bites. Seated along Kamala Beach, choose to soak in the sun while lounging on the large day beds or hang out by the main thatched-roofed bar with a rustic charm! 

Complete with towering palm trees and sparkling waters, you just can’t help but feel relaxed as you lay back surrounded by great company, their signature tipples and small bites. Up for a heavier meal? Up your experience with their plethora of platters, burgers and meat grilled on an open fire to tender perfection. From Asian food to wood-fired pizza and pastas, this pool party is definitely one for the books!

Address: 118/19 Moo 3, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand

Opening Hours:
Monday-Sunday: 11am-2am

Secure your place at Cafe Del Mar with Chope here

3. The Kata Rocks Clubhouse

Source: Kata Rocks

 

This resort boasts some of the most happening and vibrant atmospheres around alongside a stunning panoramic view of Kata Beach. Serving up Mediterranean fare made only with the most premium and freshest ingredients, you’ll be treated to a wholesome gastronomical experience. Whether you’re lounging by the impressive 35-metre infinity swimming pool, enjoying a sensational relaxing massage or just vibing to the great beats, The Kata Rocks Clubhouse ensures you won’t have an empty stomach. 

From lunch to dinner favourites, there’s also a Kids Menu to cater to the little ones. Seafood lovers can expect to indulge in the Butter Poached Lobster, featuring generous chunks of lobster accompanied by tagliatelle pasta. Alternatively, immerse your taste buds in Thai favourites like Tom Yum Goong, feeling the fiery spice warm your stomach. Sit back and soak in lively environment with an ice cold pint or a uniquely handcrafted tipple!

Address: 186/22 Kok-Tanode Road, Karon, Mueng, Phuket, Thailand 83100

Opening Hours:
Monday-Sunday: 11am-12am

Reserve your spot with The Kata Rocks Clubhouse with Chope here!

4. Two Chefs Patong

Source: Two Chefs Bar & Grill

 

A household name, Two Chefs Patong is the place to be for those after a range of eclectic dishes. From Thai classics to Mexican, Italian and more, you’ll be well spoilt for choice with their extensive and comprehensive selection! Seafood lovers, rejoice for there is a menu completely dedicated to the likes of fresh tiger prawns, grilled squid and whole fishes. Meat enthusiasts can also look forward to indulging in the most tender and juicy premium cuts done to your personal preference. 

Don’t leave without having your fill of drinks and dessert! Whether you’re feeling like a cold tipple, a fantastically crafted cocktail or craving a sweet treat like chocolate brownie, you’ll be sure to leave Two Chefs Patong with a happy and content belly.

Address: 200 Pee Rd, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand

Opening Hours: 
Monday-Sunday: 1pm-11pm

Book a place at Two Chefs Patong with Chope here!

5. Black Cat Bar & Restaurant

Source: Black Cat Bar Restaurant

 

Boasting decades of being open, Black Cat Bar & Restaurant lives up to its catchy tagline: you’ll come for the prices, and you’ll come back for the food! Offering Thai, French and International delicacies alongside a bar that shows live sports events and a pool table, you’ll find yourself having more than a meal here. 

Enjoy your food within the bamboo-themed interior with warm light that exudes a cosy and homely atmosphere as you dig into flavourful classics. From quintessential Thai favourites like Pineapple Fried Rice and Chicken Red Curry Coconut Milk to pastas and freshly baked pizzas, you’ll have a ball of a time here! For those staying on track with their eat clean goals, look forward to the extensive range of salads offered including the Cesar Salad and Special Black Cat Salad! 

Address: 104 Bandon, Cherngtalay Road, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand

Opening Hours:
Monday-Sunday: 11.30am-11:30pm

Reserve your spot at Black Cat Bar & Restaurant with Chope here!

6. Bookhemian

Source: Bookhemian

 

Book lovers will want to add Bookhemian to their list of must-visit places pronto. Tucked within Old Phuket Town, Bookhemian is a cosy two storey cafe and bookstore with laid-back vibes, perfect for an afternoon of chilling with an iced drink to escape the sweltering heat! 

With books lining the walls and various pieces of art hanging around the space, a visit to Bookhemian is definitely worth documenting for your Instagram feed, so don’t forget to prepare your cameras. 

Address: 61 Th Thalang

Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday & Sunday:9am-8.30pm

7. Mor Mu Dong

Source: Michelin Guide

 

Having received a Bib Gourmand’ rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket, Mor Mu Dong is comfortably tucked in East Phuket and offers a novel yet authentically Thai gastronomic experience- sitting on mats and eating off low tables while in a bamboo hut. For those who love exploring off the beaten tracks, this restaurant is right up your alley. Surrounded by greenery, vines and boasting a view of the mangrove, immerse yourself in the atmosphere while enjoying the breeze caress your face. 

Specialising in Thai flavours and seafood, don’t leave without having tasted their signature dish- the Pla Tu Yat Sai or stuffed fish, generously marinated with a fragrant chilli paste that is perfect for those looking for a spicy kick. 

Address: 32/9 Soi Mu Dong, Chao Fah East, Chalong (past the zoo), Phuket

Opening Hours: 
Monday-Sunday: 10am-9.30pm

8. Tu Kab Khao Restaurant Phuket 

Source: Tu Kab Khao

 

Situated in Old Phuket Town, Tu Kab Khao Restaurant serves up only the most genuine flavours hailing from Southern Thailand. Located within a building that has been standing for over a century and rich in history, the interior of Tu Kab Khao is accented with plush sofa chairs, warm lights that all add to the comfortable and elegant atmosphere. 

Bringing together classic dishes alongside unique offerings like mackerel soup with tamarind and red crab meat curry, remember to leave some room to taste their signature cocktails that’ll be the highlight of your meal! If you’re lucky, you might be able to end the night by grooving to the beats of the ever-entertaining live band! 

Address: 8 Phang Nga Road, Mueang Phuket, Phuket, Thailand

Opening Hours:
Monday-Sunday: 11.30am-11pm

 

Drooling yet?

As you’re working to add these restaurants serving up delectable food to your list of must-visit places in Phuket, don’t forget to check out our comprehensive selection of restaurants on Chope that might catch your fancy! When you book a spot at a restaurant on Chope, you’ll still get to earn the same amount of Chope-Dollars that you would receive in Singapore!

 

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