Bangla Road Restaurants

Where to Eat in Bangla Road

Soi Bangla represents the busiest and most prolific part of this section of the Beach Road. Heading away from the beach, this 500-metre strip of bars, shops, tailors, restaurants, naughty venues and fast food joints is the heart of Patong Town.

In spite of its tacky appearance and risqué atmosphere there are a few good dining establishments to be found there.

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Higher Restaurant & Lounge

Higher Restaurant & Lounge

Higher Restaurant & Lounge is a trendy venue with industrial-style décor, located at the highest floor of the Read More...

Climax Restaurant

Climax Restaurant

Climax is the only rooftop poolside restaurant in Patong and its central location, right above the heart of Phuket’s Read More...

Au Bon Pain Soi Bangla

A popular franchise Au Bon Pain has a few locations in Patong including this one, located right in Soi Bangla. It’s a nice place to stop for breakfast, fresh sandwiches and many other treats.

  • Opening Hours: Daily
  • Location: Ocean Plaza Patong Shopping Mall, in Soi Bangla.
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Bangkok Burger Co

Bangkok Burger Co is a place that burger enthusiasts should not miss. With its slogan ‘We speak Burger’, this franchise joint is living up to it, with juicy meats, fresh ingredients, great fries and big portions. Who could ask for more? Check out its happy hour for some neat beer deals. Price can be a little bit higher than an average burger joint but look at the address; it’s Soi Bangla - Phuket most expensive commercial area. Service is fast and efficient (hence the 10% service charge).

  • Opening Hours: Daily for late breakfast till late night
  • Location: Inside Bangla Mall, Soi Bangla
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 292 348
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Climax Restaurant

Climax Restaurant is an unpretentious yet stylish venue located at the fifth floor of Absolute Bangla Suites at the end of Soi Rico, off Bangla Road in Patong Beach. Climax is the only rooftop poolside restaurant in Patong and its central location, right above the heart of Phuket’s nightlife, makes it the perfect place to start Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 24:00
  • Location: Fifth floor of Absolute Bangla Suites, Soi Rico, Bangla Road, Patong Beach
  • Remarks: Private parties can be organized. Barbecue nights every Thursdays and Sundays. Occasional parties with live music or DJs. Reservations recommended.
  • Tel: +66 (0)81 9796262
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Higher Restaurant & Lounge

Higher Restaurant & Lounge is a trendy venue with industrial-style décor, located at the highest floor of the Seduction Disco building on Bangla Road, Patong Beach’s prime nightlife area. Its opening sliding roof allows its guests to dine and party under the stars. It is an excellent restaurant serving contemporary international cuisine prepared by one of Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 18:00 – 01:00
  • Location: on the rooftop of Seduction Disco in Bangla Road
  • Tel: 093 581 8162
  • Cuisine: Contemporary International
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Mengrai Seafood

For many people this simple and cheap food court comes as a surprise as it is located in the middle of an expensive area. It houses more than a dozen food venders in basic setups along both sides of this very narrow soi. If you are travelling on a budget, this place will do you just fine. They have toilets and a shower service too, as it is very close to the beach.

  • Location: Opposite Soi Eric, look for the big sign on the top.
  • Cuisine: Thai/seafood
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If you are hungry for delicious steaks, pizza, Scandinavian and Thai food, this is the place to go. Reservations are recom

  • Opening Hours: 16:00-24:00
  • Location: Opposite Soi Lion (a sub soi off Soi Bangla), look for the large yellow sign.
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 342 359
  • Cuisine: European/Thai
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It might seem an unusual dining venue, underneath a Go-Go joint but to many people’s surprise, Rio does offer a great value meal. It is one of Patong's favorite restaurants for expats so they must have done something right.

  • Location: At the corner of Soi Bangla, opposite Tai Pan
  • Cuisine: Western/Thai food
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Soi Patong Resort

Soi Patong Resort is a good address to stop for a meal if the madness of Bangla is a bit too much for you. The best restaurants here are Navrang Mahal, serving delicious authentic Indian food with vegetarian dishes. Open: 11:00 – 24:00. Tel: +66 (0) 76 292280.

The Islander has been serving big, all-day British breakfasts since 1993. Their menu consists of English pub food, international and Thai. The Islander is famous for good meals with value for money. Open: 09.00 – late. Tel: +66 (0) 76 342685.

Other interesting restaurants include Buffalo Steakhouse, Sun Smile Steak House and Da Mario Pizza House.
Location: Soi Patong Resort is on the right-hand side of Soi Bangla.

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Sushi Box

Sushi Box offers fresh and delicious sushi at friendly prices. There are quite a few options for vegetarians as well and the set menus are known to be good value for money. They also have a few more branches on the island; inside Jungceylong Mall, also in Patong and at Central Festival in Phuket Town.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from about 11:00 onward
  • Location: Ocean Plaza Patong Shopping Mall, in Soi Bangla.
  • Cuisine: Japanese
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The Pizza Company

A comprehensive restaurant run by a Bangkok-based company. Free salad bar with your meal.

  • Location: At the entrance of Baan Sukhothai Resort, opposite Soi Tiger.
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