If you love food, you will love Phuket. There are restaurants to suit every taste serving a huge selection of western and Asian food. The variety of cuisine and dining experiences is one of the major attractions of the island.
One of the greatest joys of Phuket is its superb cuisine. Seafood fresh from the Andaman sea is abundant and combined with the large variety of European restaurants, the choice is immense.
You can eat breakfast at your hotel, lunch at a local noodle stall by the roadside, and have dinner with fine wines in a sophisticated air-conditioned restaurant.
Phuket offers residents and travellers every type of restaurant and food imagineable. From hawker centres that sell good cheap food to some of the best restaurants in Asia.
For an Island, Phuket’s manifest of restaurants is unimaginable. In every nook and cranny, there are accessible restaurants serving varied selections of deliciously appetizing cuisine. Price ranges according to the districts and type of cuisine. There are many affordable private restaurants around the island that serve the same presentable dishes as the hotel restaurants.
Especially the restaurant scene of family-friendly Patong is geared towards the European visitors. It has much more to offer than the relatively small size of the city indicates. An amazing lot of European immigrants have settled down in Patong and opened restaurants featuring the kitchen of their home countries. Thus German Sauerkraut is being prepared by German hands, Italian pizza by Italian, French croissants by French and so on.
Within a small vicinity, the Phuket restaurants scene has to offer Thai, Mexican, French, German, Italian, Scandinavian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean, English, American, Laotian, Indian, Swiss, Burmese and Austrian food. Of course, Seafood is spelled with a capital “S” here.
Besides all mentioned above about international cuisine, do not forget that Phuket is famous for its fresh seafood. You find seafood restaurants in every area on the island. From the most simple restaurants to big seafood restaurants located along the coast, it is your choice. It might be helpful to ask a local for the some insider tips in your area. You have an immense choice of seafood, shellfish, lobsters, prawns, squids and crabs.
Thai cuisine is internationally famous. Whether chili-hot or comparatively bland, harmony is the guiding principle behind each dish. Thai cuisine is essentially a marriage of centuries-old Eastern and Western influences harmoniously combined into something uniquely Thai.
Thai cuisine is a combination of ancient Eastern and Western influences harmoniously combined into Thai cuisine. A proper Thai meal should consist of a soup, a curry dish with condiments, a dip with accompanying fish and vegetables.
Vegetarian food is becoming more popular at the moment. 99% of Phuketians are having vegetable food during The Phuket Vegetarian Festival (2 weeks in October), and 20% of them are vegetarians throughout the year. You will find some vegetarian restaurants along the road. Also in normal restaurants, it is common to ask for the special vegetarian menu.