Tasty Thai food is now one of the most popular styles of food and is well known for its distinctive and spicy flavours. With the blend of both Chinese and European historical influences, it now sits comfortably alongside Indian, French, Italian and Chinese cuisine as one of the world’s five most favoured eats. Thai food is a unique blend of sweet and sour, bitter, salty, and spicy and with Phuket being Thailand’s largest island, there is a full range of locally caught seafood. The island’s favourite dishes include the popular breakfast dish Khanom jeen, Mee Hokkien noodles, the spicy Tom yum goong soup and, of course, the green chicken curry (Geng kheaw wan gai). This short article will look at some of the better places to eat in places like Kata Noi or Patong and what restaurants you should go to in the best resort Kamala beach. Phuket is blessed with a huge number of great eateries.

A Huge Choice to Choose From

The island has hundreds of places where you can find good food. Colourful restaurants and dining experiences are on offer to suit every taste, with high-quality establishments dotted throughout Phuket. Eating Houses that continually feature highly on consumer rating websites include –

  • Mom Tri’s at Kata Noi beach offers great food in a superb location.
  • La Gritta in Patong is a fine dining experience in a contemporary setting.
  • Kan Eang@Pier in Chalong Bay specialises in seafood and local cuisine.
  • CUT Grill in Bangtao is a high-quality steakhouse with a lounge bar.

This list could go on forever, as the choice is nearly endless, do some research when you arrive and find what suits your tastes, also ask about what places are hot right now.

Sample The Amazing Street Food

To sample authentic Thai food, visit the numerous street food vendors; they offer simple and cheap dishes that are the essence of Thai food, such as Pad Thai (Stir-Fried Noodles), Som Tum (Papaya Salad) and Kai Yang (Grilled Chicken). Do not be put off, as hygiene standards are normally high, and the food is tasty and affordable. Great street food outlets are the local street food markets in Phuket town and Four Praya on Yaowarat road in Phuket.

For A Special Treat

The island’s top-level cuisine reached new heights in 2019 with the introduction of the first Michelin guide to its restaurants, only the PRU restaurant in Naithon beach has a Michelin star and is obviously pricey, but other eateries have also been awarded Bib Gourmand status as an affordable, high-quality place to eat. These include the Tu Kab Khao, One Chun, and Raya restaurants in Phuket town, Mor Mu Dong in Chalong and Kha Mu Boran in Kathu. Take a quick look at the guide for full details and a listing of superb places to eat.

Your stay in Phuket is a great chance to enjoy authentic Thai food, and it is sure to be a memorable experience.