If you love food, Phuket is the destination for you. The island has restaurants serving an extensive selection of Asian and western food. In fact, the variety of cuisine and dining experiences are something that is an added attraction for the visitors on the island. From roadside eateries to noodle stalls to world-class restaurants serving international and Thai cuisine, Phuket offers every kind of dining experience for all tastes and budgets. If you are looking for a fine dining experience, you can check out the following five restaurants, which are considered amongst the top five in Phuket.
(12 Kata Noi Road, Kata Noi , Phuket, 83100)
You can enjoy a fine dining experience in the open-air garden terraces, the covered patio, and salas. The menu is an interesting fusion of Oriental and European flavours. Favourites here include Thai cuisine and European dishes. The intimate ambience is perfect for a romantic evening – you can enjoy your meals overlooking the sea and the white crescent of Kata Noi Beach. The restaurant has also received the distinctive Wine Spectators 'Award of Excellence' for the seventh time since 2004 from the wine industry's foremost authority.
(50/2 Takua Pa Rd., Talad Nuea, Amphoe Muang, Phuket)
The charming restaurant is located at a tranquil place just near the buzz of the Phuket Town. It comprises a small house with a front garden and diners can choose between al fresco and inside dining. The cuisine is Thai sprinkled with western element, as an example, Hungarian foie gras in Thai spices. You can taste many different dishes at reasonable prices.
(Lagoon Road, Cherng Talay, Phuket)
The restaurant is owned and operated by two Ducasse and Bocuse trained chefs, Christoph and Pablo. Dedos offers dining at its finest, serving gastronomic delights in an intimate venue. The menu is a creative fusion of French and Asian cuisine. The food is complimented by an excellent selection of win. The restaurant offers personalized service at each table.
(At Tinlay place, near Tatonka)
The restaurant offers an extensive menu and an equally impressive wine list. You can try out the award-winning 'Globetrotter cuisine.' Also worth a mention is the 'California Cuisine' menu and some of the best cheesecakes to be found anywhere on the island. The restaurant is also a great place to socialize and network. Also make sure to check out the homemade chocolate brownies with vanilla ice cream.
(106 Rassada Road, A. Muang, Phuket)
The menu features imaginative and beautifully prepared seasonal dishes. The restaurant is a great place for breakfast, a quick lunch and a fine dinner. You can also choose from an outstanding range of fine wines. The place is pretty laid back and attracts expats, Thai students and tourists. Some of the favourites include coffees, cakes, homemade sodas and burgers, and toasties.