When it comes to dining Huahin does not disappoint. There are numerous restaurants serving Indian, Western, Thai and Japanese food. For those looking for a relaxing drink once the sun sets, there are plenty of bars and pubs, some of which also have live music. There are many top-notch restaurants serving everything from international meals to light cuisine. Some of them may be a bit expensive but are definitely worth the expense as you get to sample from an enormous variety of Thai, Western and Asian food. Listed here are restaurants that are considered amongst the top five in Huahin.
(19 Damnernkasem Road)
The restaurant imports all its meat from New Zealand and Australia. It is counted amongst the more upscale eateries and flaunts a very trendy interior which is both relaxed and spacious. Guests can dine indoors or in the outdoor terrace overlooking a central Huahin shopping street. The cuisine is mostly Thai and European and the restaurant serves generous portions which you can follow up with some home-made ice cream or a cup of coffee.
(62 Narasdamri road, 77110 Huahin)
This eatery is set in a beautifully restored wooden shop-house. The interiors comprise white timber doors and ceilings with colourful Vietnamese lamps, brass ceiling fans and hard wood furniture reflecting 1950s colonial style. The menu features Spanish tapas dishes, wines, cocktails, beers and spirits. There is also a covered terrace on the second floor where you can have a relaxed meal with family and friends.
(15 Th Naresdamri Huahin)
Located close the fishing pier and overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, the restaurant has great Thai style seafood dishes on its menu. The ground floor houses an open kitchen and tank with live fish and shell fish while the upper floor has a semi-outdoor seating area. Menu here includes baked scallops in garlic butter sauce, crab curry, deep-fried Indo-Pacific mackerel in fish sauce and tom yam seafood.
(Poonsuk Road, behind the temple)
The restaurant enjoys a high reputation for serving high quality Thai food. It has a very loyal following and is always full. Unassuming in terms of décor, it makes up by serving extremely good food. The favourite here is the crispy pork stir fry with holy basil and the red Thai spicy curry is hot and delicious.
(Naret Damri Road, Huahin, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110)
The restaurant can seat 80 guests at a time and the menu comprises over 145 dishes, varying from BBQ and steaks to Thai and European cuisine. The favourite here is the fresh seafood.