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A room with a view may be what some require for a romantic interlude but for others there's no beating a super-chic restaurant and a mind-blowing view. This is exactly what 360 Degrees restaurant near Layan Beach delivers, with its hilltop vista of Phuket's lush greenery along with a generous swathe of the Andaman Sea. The restaurant is a winner in the looks department alone and its lofty location and views are wonderful extras. Read More...

  • Location: in Phuket Pavilions Resort
  • Address: 31/1 Moo6, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket, 83110
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Albatross is a charming and pleasant dining venue as it has one of the best locations in Phuket. It stands waterside at the Canal Village inside Laguna Phuket facing the five-star resorts. Popular dishes includes chicken sate, vegetable spring rolls, filet mignon served with French fries or baby potatoes, chicken with cashew nuts, penang shrimp (shrimp in curry and coconut milk) and BBQ'd Phuket lobster. Regular live music from 19.00 to 22.00. Happy hour is from 17:30 to 18:30 and again from 21:30 to 22:30.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 08:00 – 22:30 (last food order) and the pub closes at midnight
  • Location: Inside Canal Village, part of the Laguna Phuket resort complex
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 270 958
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Andaman Bang Tao Bay Resort Restaurant

If you are looking for a place that is not too crowded for a nice start to the day, check out their breakfast or later on you can just sit and chill out with a cocktail at the open-air bar and restaurant while enjoying the amazing sunset and white sands at Bang Tao Beach.

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 22:00
  • Location: Andaman Bang Tao Bay Resort
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 270 246
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Thai and steak
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Baan Talay Restaurant

An extensive menu of fresh local seafood specialties for a truly authentic Thai dining experience. Select live seafood such as tiger prawns, lobsters, and black crabs from a custom-built fish tank. This fresh catch is prepared using traditional methods that highlight Thai flavours and spices, including lemongrass, turmeric, and galangal. The Thai eating style of sharing dishes is part of the experience, and Baan Talay’s two private rooms with round tables are ideal for groups Guests are also given the chance to see Chef Prasong’s team in action in the open kitchen at the centre of the restaurant and more tables are set out on the expansive terrace space for dining under the stars.

  • Opening Hours: 18:00 – 23:00 (food served until 10:30) except Mondays
  • Location: Angsana Laguna Phuket just behind XANA Beach Club, Bangtao Bay
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 358 555
  • Cuisine: Thai and seafood
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Babylon Beach Club

One of the few high-end, non-hotel restaurants on Bang Tao Beach. Looking straight out over the Andaman Sea, the menu is full of interesting authentic Italian and Thai dishes with the freshest market vegetables and seafood, hand-picked every morning from local Thai markets and international suppliers. Booking is recommended.

  • Opening Hours: 2:00 – 22:00 (closes early in low season from May – October)
  • Location: Situated between the Amora Beach Resort and the Outrigger Laguna Phuket
  • Tel: +66 (0)85 218 8608
  • Cuisine: Italian and Thai
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Bake bakery is run by the stylish Twin Palms Resort. Bake has several locations on the island, one of which is conveniently located at the Laguna entrance. This branch is probably one of the nicest-looking restaurants around Cherng Talay, with friendly service and an air-conditioned interior.

Their busy ovens churn out a wide range of products from baguettes to whole wheat bread and a variety of croissants including almond and chocolate versions to freshly baked chocolate cookies, chocolate chip & nut cookies as well as coconut macaroons. They also sell raisin ‘snails’, apple turnovers, custard pockets and muffins along with meringues, praline fingers, and waffles.

  • Opening Hours: 07:00 – 22:30
  • Location: Beside Flame in Cherng Talay (Laguna entrance)
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 016
  • Cuisine: Coffee and bakery
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This is a friendly semi open-air and bamboo-style French restaurant, where locals and visitors mix for good food and a friendly ambiance. Black Cat is well known for its warm service and inexpensive meals. The menu includes pizza, fresh tuna in lime sauce, fried mixed seafood, burgers, masaman curry and tom yum goong. Like most restaurants outside the Laguna complex, it offers a free pick up service for diners. Ask for Philippe, the owner. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Fri to Wed from 11:00 – 01:30 and Thu from 16:00 – 01:30
  • Location: Between Cherng Talay Police Station and Tinlay Place
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 180
  • Cuisine: Thai, French and International
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Black Salmon

This restaurant and deli comes with a minimalist interior style. Black Salmon specialises in homemade smoked fish and Scandinavian products including Norwegian smoked salmon, smoked tuna and bream and fish tartar. Here, you can also find a stock of luxury caviar. Delivery service is also available.

  • Opening Hours: From 10:00-23:00, closed Mondays
  • Location: Just before the traffic lights at the main junction into Laguna Phuket Resort complex
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 235 879
  • Cuisine: Scandinavian
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Bliss Beach Club near Sunwing Resort in Bangtao is a favorite hang-out spot out for many local residents and regular visitors to Phuket. It’s a great place for everyone, including families with young kids. There is a swimming pool and some good options for water sports on top of their delicious food, good cocktails and a fantastic wine list. With its vibrant atmosphere and friendly staff, Bliss Beach Club is one of the best locations in Bangtao for sunset and romantic dinners. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Breakfast to dinner
  • Location: Take the road next to Tesco Lotus in Bangtao about a kilometre and turn left at the T-intersection. Pass the Sunwing Resort on your right and Sugar Cane Restaurant on your left and continue on 200 metres to the entrance on your right.
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76-510150
  • Cuisine: Western and Thai
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Blue Garden

Part of a small bungalow, Blue Garden Bar & Restaurant’s ambience is pretty nice and it has a good vibe. The thick menu features Thai and western fare and offers a big variety of items that can satisfy even the most difficult customers. The kids set menu (under 14 years old) is quite good value for money. Happy hour is from 16:00 – 19:00. There are pool tables and big screens for your entertainment. One side of the restaurant faces the pool while the other faces the small road that runs through Bangtao Village and goes all the way to Surin Beach. The restaurant lies opposite Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort and is just a few minutes’ walk to the beach.

  • Opening Hours: Morning till late
  • Location: Opposite Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort in Bangtao Village
  • Cuisine: Thai and western
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Following the latest trends, Blue Siam provides a breezy escape from the cares of life with seaside lounging, cocktails and all-day dining/snacking. With extremely attractive al fresco and inside air-conditioned dining/partying, Blue Siam also caters for private parties and weddings. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 24:00
  • Location: Southern part of Bangtao Beach
  • Tel: 076 386 595 - 087 263 0474
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Dishes are designed for couples or groups to share, including special paella and risotto selections for five that are prepared at the table. With some 350 wine labels to choose from, guests can find the perfect pairing for their meal while the menu offers a diversity of tastes, quality and simplicity remain constant throughout. The steak menu boasts some of the finest cuts of beef to be found in Phuket. Bodega & Grill’s signature dish, tomahawk tagima wagyu steak, is served with a flourish. Fresh off the grill, the 1.2kg cut of beef is set in a cast-iron skillet on a wooden platter. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Breakfast: 06:30 – 11:00, Lunch: 12:00 – 17:00, Dinner: 18:00 – 23:00
  • Location: In the heart of Angsana Laguna Phuket on Bangtao Bay
  • Tel: +66 76 358 555
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean Steakhouse
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Café De Bangtao

Many people like this restaurant for the reputation as the place that serves good food at reasonable prices in a great atmosphere and with friendly staff. For those who enjoy cold beers and cocktails, Café De Bangtao will surely keep you well supplied, especially during their daily happy hour. It is also a good meeting point for world travellers, including families with young kids.

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 01:00
  • Location: Next to Irish Coffee, across the road from Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort Village
  • Tel: +66 (0)7 631 4321
  • Cuisine: Thai and Italian
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Believe it or not, some people don't like sand. It's hard to imagine that anyone could possibly find sitting on the beach, sipping a fine wine or a cocktail (with the obligatory umbrella, of course) and anticipating a great meal anything less than rapturous. Casuarina Beach Restaurant and Pub is the place for this exotic mix of delights and, the saying; 'if it's worth doing, it's worth doing well' could have been written for Casuarina. Read More...

  • Location: In Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Resort, Cherngtalay, Thalang
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 362 999
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Ceramic Kitchen on Srisoonthorn Road is easy to find, it’s between the Heroines’ monument and the Cherng Talay petrol station. Its kitchen features Thai food and some international items. Surrounded by a garden and trees, customers can come in for a full lunch or dinner or just for a lovely treat (cake and tea/coffee) any time of the day. The restaurant is run by the same team as Ceramics of Phuket and the two businesses share the same location. It’s designed in a lovely open-air style with a thatched roof. Ceramic Kitchen also has a regular live band. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 12:00 – 24:00
  • Location: 185/15 Moo 7, Srisoonthorn Rd between the Heroines’ Monument and the Cherng Talay PTT petrol station
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 272 151
  • Cuisine: Thai and international
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Chaba serves Thai and international dishes. It you are a fan of seafood enjoy fresh tropical choices from Chaba’s live seafood aquarium such as Phuket lobster, tiger prawns, sea bass, snapper, squid, mussels and fresh oysters. The restaurant is mostly open-air with a good lake view on one side. Regular live music at about 19:00 onward plus big screens showing international sporting events.

  • Location: Opposite Sandwich Shoppe Laguna and Heritage Collection
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 580
  • Cuisine: Thai, seafood and international
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Who would think that, in the heart of a small village like Bangtao, there will be such a variety of eateries? One of them is Damaria, a compact restaurant just across the road from Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort. Their menu is full of surprises, including Thai, seafood and Italian. The drinks list covers both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages such as fruit shakes, beers and cocktails. Free Wi-Fi is available.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 23:00
  • Location: Near Irish Coffee, across the road from Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort
  • Tel: +66 (0)7 631 4303
  • Cuisine: Thai, seafood and Italian
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Dirham is a halal kitchen that serves Thai and international food. Their décor is modern and clean and the service is generally very good. Some of Dirham’s staff can communicate in Bahasa Malaysian, on top of English and Thai. Food box collection or delivery services are also available. There is no alcoholic drink sold or allowed on the premises and the food is entirely MSG-free.

  • Opening Hours: 07:30 – 21:30
  • Location: Bangtao Beach Chalet in Bangtao Village
  • Tel: +66 (0)7 631 4306
  • Cuisine: Thai and international


Indian food has become more and more popular in this resort town, as you will see from the fine Indian restaurants in Cherngtalay and Bangtao neighborhoods. Deepavali, near Laguna Phuket Resort Complex, is a small diner but features delicious Indian meals with free takeaway services on offer.

  • Opening Hours: For lunch and dinner
  • Location: At the entrance to Laguna Phuket Resort Complex, near Chaba and River Spoon restaurants
  • Tel: +66 (0)7 627 0673
  • Cuisine: Indian
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Detox Juice Bar

Opened in 2012 and located behind Wat Phranang Sang, 300m from the Thalang intersection on the road to Bangtao/Surin Beaches, Detox Juice Bar serves 100% fresh squeezed juices and has a 7-day Nutritional Cleansing Programme. They grow their own aloe vera and wheatgrass, and purchase most of the fruits from local farmers. They believe in freshness, cleanliness and fast service, so stop by and try them out!

  • Address: 310/131 Moo 1 Thepkrasattree Road Thalang, Phuket 83110
  • Tel: 084 844 4504
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The cozy restaurant DeDos in Cherng Talay is the creation of chef-owner Swiss-Bolivian Pablo Blattman. His passion for cooking is combined with a refreshing touch of Mediterranean, Thai, Japanese and French cuisine. Must-try dishes include DeDos’s special tuna dish, a variety of tapas, seafood pasta and sashimi. Booking in advance is recommended as DeDos has the capacity of 50 seats only. Read More...

  • Location: At Laguna Entrance, Tinlay Place in Cherng Talay
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 325 182
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Thai, Japanese and more
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Since opening its first branch in Cherng Talay in 2004, Farang restaurant has become one of the locals' favourites. The food there is quite extraordinary. The chef cleverly creates interesting fusion dishes and the result is great food at good prices.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 -11:00, closed Mondays Style: Fusion food
  • Location: Before the Cherng Talay petrol station if going toward the Heroines Monument not far from Lady Pie.
  • Tel: +66 (0) 86 946 3142
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Flame sits right next to Bake bakery at the entrance of Laguna Phuket Resort complex in Cherng Talay. Among their enticing items are wood-fired oven pizzas, a range of roasts including chicken, baby pork ribs and beef ribs served with salad and French fries, chicken kebabs, beef and lamb fresh off the spit and a nice choice of beers to wash it all down.

Flame’s attractive open-style design offers the chance to see the chef in action preparing interesting dishes, which can be enjoyed in the shaded patio space next door. Flame also offers takeaway and home deliveries.

  • Opening Hours: 12:00 – 22:00
  • Location: Beside Bake in Cherng Talay (Laguna entrance)
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 017
  • Cuisine: Western food
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Irish Coffee

This roadside restaurant is perfect for leisurely lunches and dinners. Light refreshments and drinks are served throughout the day. Beside the all-day breakfast menu, all the items in their Thai food section looks very tempting, including Somtam (papaya salad), goong salong (deep-fired shrimps covered with noodles), and streamed fish with Thai herbs and lemon.

  • Opening Hours: 09:00 till late
  • Location: Next to Damaria, opposite Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort in Bangtao Village
  • Tel: +66 (0)82 003 3836
  • Cuisine: Thai and western
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Green Leaf

The original Green Leaf was on the seafront in front of the luxury Laguna resort complex. It was one of several local beachfront restaurants that had been there for ages, but they have all been cleared from the shore of Bangtao since late 2014. Green Leaf’s new location is on the Baandon – Cherngtalay Road, not far from a local high school. The restaurant not only serves delicious Thai and fresh seafood, but many popular international cuisines.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 23:00
  • Location: On Baandon – Cherngtalay Road not far from Cherngtalay Winttaya Jutikong-Anusorn School. If coming from the Cherngtalay Police station heading toward Laguna Phuket Resort complex, turn right at the junction. Green Leaf is about a couple hundred metres away from that turn.
  • Tel: +66 (0)81 270 9778 or +66 (0)7 661 5540
  • Cuisine: Thai, international and seafood
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Hong Kong

Hong Kong in Cherngtalay serves great Cantonese and authentic Chinese dishes. They specialise in seafood and you can see a few fish tanks featuring live tiger prawns, crabs, lobsters and clams. Recommended menus are, for example, fried cuttlefish meat Hong Kong-style, tiger prawns steamed with garlic, salt-boiled chicken, steamed fish with soya sauce, stir-fried lobsters with aromatic ginger, and sweetened beam paste cake. Vegetarian dishes are also available. Hong Kong Restaurant is at the Boat Avenue, right before the Laguna Junction.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 22:00
  • Location: At the Boat Avenue, right before the Laguna Junction in Cherngtalay
  • Tel: +66 (0)81 787 6600
  • Cuisine: Chinese
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La Gritta Italian Restaurant

La Gritta is a mixture of an Italian restaurant and a steakhouse. Free shuttle service for all Laguna guests.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 24:00
  • Location: Just before the main entrance to Laguna resort complex, near Heritage Collection
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 582
  • Cuisine: Italian and Steakhouse
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La Trattoria

At the Dusit Laguna Hotel there are plenty of options to choose from, but lovers of Italian food will enjoy La Trattoria, a sophisticated Italian haute cuisine restaurant with a view of the sweeping lawn. Try the delicious homemade pastas and round off your meal with refreshing Italian homemade ice cream. Open daily from breakfast throughout the day.

  • Location: Inside the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Hotel
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 324 324
  • Cuisine: Italian
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All Lady Pie’s products are made on the premises with the best of fresh local ingredients. These include Aussie meat pies (their No. 1 best seller with minced lean beef and onions in rich beef gravy), steak pie (lean pieces of tender steak slowly cooked in onions and Lady Pie's special ingredients to give a rich tasty experience). Other popular products include sausage rolls, lean smoked eye rind bacon, cheesecake, and apple & blueberry pie. This place is popular with local expats, and with good reason. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Mon to Sat from 07:30 – 17:30
  • Location: Near Lemongrass shop, not far from Cherng Talay Gas Station
  • Address: 32 Srisoonthorn Rd, Cherng Talay, Phuket 83110
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 271 049 or +66 (0)81 273 1740
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If you are hungry for something other than Thai and the usual western dishes, try Mexican; a charming, independent-feeling little place of one room, opposite Or Bor Tor Cherngtalay that is across the road from Tesco Lotus Cherngtalay/McDonald’s.

  • Opening Hours: Tues - Sun
  • Location: Opposite Or Bor Tor Cherngtalay that is across the road from Tesco Lotus/McDonald’s
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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Nikki Beach Phuket is a recent addition to the otherwise tranquil and undeveloped Layan Beach – the northern end of Bangtao Beach. The Phuket venue is the 10th Nikki Beach Club to open in the world – the first one ever was Nikki Beach Miami Beach in 1998 – and shares the concept that made them such a renowned name: blending dining, fashion, art, music and entertainment in a state-of-the-art trendy venue covering 32,000sqm of virgin beach front.

The entire venue is dressed in white and features live performances and poolside entertainment throughout the day and evening. The cuisine served at Nikki Beach Phuket is globally inspired and their signature cocktails are impressive. Every Sunday from 11:00 to 16:00, their ‘Amazing Brunch’ is an attraction in itself, showcasing the talents of their culinary team. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Sunday- Thursday 11:00-22:00, Friday and Saturday 11:00- 01:00
  • Location: Layan Beach, at the northern end of Bangtao Beach
  • Tel: 076-681161
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Nok & Jo's

A family-run restaurant offering food from Thai dishes to pizzas, burgers, pasta, BBQ as well as fresh seafood. Sunday buffets start at 18:00 and feature live music. Nok & Jo's also have good wine list and cocktails are available. It's well worth visiting this restaurant.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 till late
  • Location: On the Beach Road, behind the Andaman Bang Tao Bay Resort
  • Tel: +66 (0) 87 279 6532
  • Cuisine: Thai and international
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Palm Seafood is probably one of the best-looking beachfront restaurants in Phuket, with its splendid ocean view and elegant yet very cosy setting. Designed by Martin Palleros of Tierra Design, the restaurant is modern and stylish, but at the same time goes very well with the surrounding. As for its menu, customers will enjoy lovely dishes at a high standard provided by an experienced kitchen team, as one can expect from the Twinpalms Group (think Twin Palm Hotel and Bake Restaurant!). Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
  • Location: On the road that connect Bangtao and Surin beaches, near the Kris Condotel and Blue Siam Beach Club
  • Tel: +66 (0)94 480 0883
  • Cuisine: Thai and international
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Pam Pam

Outstanding with its black interior, Pam Pam is a restaurant outlet of Kris Condotel located in a quiet location near both Bangtao and Surin Beach. The huge selection of homemade Thai food and the relaxing atmosphere create a delightful dining experience. Pam Pam's menu options include popular Thai dishes such as Phad Thai, green curry, garden salad, soup and more.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 - late
  • Location: Diagonally opposite Blue Siam Beach Club
  • Cuisine: Thai and international
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Pan Bistro

A modern Thai and seafood restaurant set right along the road running from Cherngtalay Police Station toward the Laguna Phuket resort complex, Pan looks lively, especially at night with all the bright neon lights. Look for a big sign “Pan’s Live Seafood Fresh Daily” - you won’t miss it. If you stay in the area, call for a shuttle service.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 10:30 – 22:00
  • Location: On the road heading toward Laguna Phuket Resort Complex, not far from Cherngtalay Police Station
  • Tel: +66(0)80 691 7778
  • Cuisine: Thai and seafood
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Pasta adds an intimate, interactive dimension to the dining experience in Cherng Talay. Diners enjoy a close-up view of their selected dishes being prepared at the chef’s station at the end of a 16-seat oval bar. Its menu features more than a dozen pasta varieties from spaghetti to ravioli and nearly 20 sauces. Among the sauces are the rich and classic carbonara, a marinara bianco with seafood, onion, celery and carrots, and a primavera with sun-dried tomatoes and vegetables.

  • Opening Hours: 07:00 – 22:30
  • Location: Beside its sister venues, Bake and Flame in Cherng Talay (Laguna entrance)
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 018
  • Cuisine: Italian
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Peppers is a popular Sports Bar & Restaurant in Bangtao and tonight it’s celebrating St George’s Day, the Patron Saint of England. It doesn’t really matter that St George is shared by no less than 18 countries around the world and that, being born in Greece, he’s about as English as a plate of moussaka, Peppers is partying and that’s all that counts. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 08:30 – 01:00 kitchen closes at midnight
  • Location: Tinlay Place, Cherng Talay – near the entrance of Bangtao's Laguna Complex
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 325 112
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Pesto Restaurant

Pesto Restaurant is just a few doors away from the Black Cat Restaurant on the road running between Cherng Talay Police Station and Tinlay Place (aka Laguna Road). It offers surprisingly good quality food at friendly prices and it even has a 2012 award from Tripadvisor.

Don’t leave without trying

  1. pan-seared duck breast with Asian pear, green leaves and ginger orange vinaigrette
  2. moussaka with minced beef, eggplants, tomato, mozzarella cheese and bechamel
  3. seared sea scallops with potato purée, baby spinach, grilled sweet corn and lemon beurre blanc
  4. provencal soupe de poisson with cockles, fish and shrimps, potato and vegetables.

It’s not surprising to learn that Pesto’s owner is a well respected and experienced Thai chef who once worked in Paris. Chef Chu has also led kitchens in some of the finest five-star resorts in both Samui and Phuket before opening his restaurant in Cherng Talay. Pesto is simply a gem.

  • Opening Hours: 11:30 – 23:00
  • Location: Between Cherng Talay Police Station and Tinlay Place
  • Tel: +66 (0) 82 423 0184
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean and Thai
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Red Room

Located adjacent to the Residence Resort & Spa, Red Room offers a wide range of European and Thai food, including vegetarian and breakfast buffets. Recommend dishes are deep fried prawns wrapped in rice noodles and green curry. Live sport and pool table. There are plenty of beers and cocktails as well as wine. The service is known to be helpful and prompt.

  • Opening Hours: 06:30 – 22:30
  • Location: Very close to the Sunwings Resort and Arinara Resort & Spa
  • Tel: +66 (0)7 627 1650
  • Cuisine: Thai and international
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The kitchen of Rico’s Steak House and Pizzaria is run by a Swedish chef and features international cuisine as well as tasty Thai dishes. If you love meat, try their juicy and tender steaks, but if you prefer pizza, you will be happy with their wide selection of these, too.

  • Opening Hours: 16:00 - late (closed in low season)
  • Location: Opposite Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort
  • Cuisine: International and Thai
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River Spoon (formerly Blue Bell)

River Spoon is one of a few lakeside restaurants near the Laguna Phuket where customers can enjoy lake views in an open-air atmosphere. For Thai food if you're not sure what to order, be brave and try the famous tom yum goong or green curry with chicken and mixed fried vegetables. You can’t go wrong with these famous Thai dishes. Flip through the other side of the menu, you will also find many interesting Italian dishes.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
  • Location: Next to The Hand Made Shop near the entrance of Laguna
  • Tel: +66 (0) 81 892 7215 or 076-325 152
  • Cuisine: Italian and Thai
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Ruen Thai

Ruen Thai, a beautiful Thai-style restaurant set by a romantic lagoon serves excellent Thai food in a traditional setting. Everything, from the 'Benjarong' dishes to the staff members' uniforms is well presented and pleasing to the eye.

  • Location: Inside the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 324 324
  • Cuisine: Thai
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The Banyan Tree Phuket, known for its health-conscious spa treatments, also has some interesting restaurants. Saffron features Middle-Eastern and Asian dishes prepared and served on unique pottery dishes at surprisingly reasonable prices for a five-star resort. It has a relaxed ambiance and serves lunch and dinner daily. The beautifully situated Watercourt restaurant overlooks calm waters. Chefs prepare exquisite meals including Asian seafood with a Mediterranean touch. Read More...

  • Location: Inside the Banyan Tree Phuket
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 324 374
  • Cuisine: Middle-Eastern and Asian
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Owned and run by a Thai restaurateur who, after more than two decades living in Europe and running a successful Thai restaurant in Switzerland, brought back her strong passion for cooking. Well-decorated and very clean, Sirinya’s Restaurant opened in Cherngtalay at end of 2014. It’s located inside the Boat Avenue Project, meaning there are plenty of parking spots and safe walking space for customers.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00, closed on Sundays
  • Location: At the Boat Avenue Project, right before the Laguna Junction
  • Tel: +66 (0)93 640 6370
  • Cuisine: Thai
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‘Seafood’ is the latest culinary creation of Trisara – the only five-star resort on the island with a Thai chef. Situated beachside, it’s perfect for gourmet dining with sea views. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 12:30 –15:00, 19:00 – 22:30 Closed Sundays
  • Location: Trisara Resort, northwestern Phuket
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 310 100
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This is a well-known place to socialize, network and, of course, to enjoy some first-class food. With a 'California Cuisine' menu and some of the best cheesecake anywhere in the world, this funky, hip restaurant and lounge is an institution among the island's well-to-do residents. Don’t forget to try their homemade chocolate brownies with vanilla ice cream. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 18:00 – 01:30
  • Location: At Tinlay place, near Tatonka
  • Tel: + 66 (0) 76 270936
  • Cuisine: California cuisine
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Sunset lies between Cherng Talay Police Station and Tinlay Place, next to Black Cat Restaurant. The simple open-air restaurant features Thai and European dishes. True fans of Thai food must try its phad thai, spicy beef salad and the classic Thai pineapple fried rice. Try also the fresh coconut drink, a perfect drink that will help you cool off.

  • Location: Between Cherng Talay Police Station and Tinlay Place, next to Black Cat Restaurant
  • Cuisine: Thai and European
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Surin Gate Kitchen

Surin Gate Kitchen, part of Surin Gate Hotel is a lovely restaurant that offers a variety of dishes, from traditional Swedish meat balls to Thai and international gourmet food. A must-try is the ‘chef’s dinner’ special every Wednesday when you can enjoy a complete four-course set menu for a very reasonable price.

  • Opening Hours: Breakfast, lunch and dinner but from 1 April - 30 November open for dinner only, from 17.00 – 23.00. Closed Sundays
  • Location: On Srisoontorn Road, right after the Bangtao Temple if you are heading towards Surin Beach
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 324 577
  • Cuisine: Californian, South America, Swedish and Thai
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Located diagonally opposite Cherngtalay Fresh Market, 50m after the police station on the road heading to Laguna Phuket Resort Complex, Susanna’s Restaurant serves hearty, well-portioned meals in a cosy country-style setting. Their European-style comfort food features perfectly grilled and roasted meats such as salmon steaks, meatballs, stroganoff and barbecued pork ribs served with a side dish of potatoes. Susanna’s is very proud of their delicious homemade desserts.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 17:00 – 23:00
  • Location: 50 metres from Cherngtalay Police Station (heading towards Laguna), on the right side. The only brick building with a clear sign in front
  • Tel: +66 (0)85 089 7942
  • Cuisine: Scandinavian, Nordic and Japanese
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Tamarind Restaurant in Banyan Tree Phuket is a poolside haven of peace with cooling breezes, discreet background music, well-trained staff, and comfortable seating arrangements. Located in the five-star Banyan Tree Phuket – a leading light in luxury accommodation in Phuket and host to some five top-rate food outlets, the Banyan Tree is certainly no slouch when it comes to fine dining. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 15:00, 18:30 – 22:30
  • Location: Banyan Tree Phuket
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The excellent and very reasonable Tatonka, also on this same stretch, has made quite a name for itself with its unique 'Globetrotter Cuisine'. Chef Harold Schwarz traveled from Europe to North America to Southeast Asia, picking up cultural techniques and flavours along the way, all of which find expression in this airy, attractive, great-value dining establishment. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: For dinner from 18:00 – 22:30, closed on Sundays
  • Location: Tinlay Place
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 324 349
  • Cuisine: Asian, Latino and Mediterranean influences
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Opposite Toto you'll find the intimate Tawai, a very good value Thai restaurant that offers home-cooked Central Thai food as well as an excellent selection of wines.

  • Location: Opposite Toto at the Tinlay Place
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 325 381
  • Cuisine: Thai
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Thai Street Market is an original way to dine at Saffron, the genuine Thai cuisine’s flagship restaurant of Banyan Tree Phuket Resort. Every Saturday, a dozen stalls are installed in front of the chic restaurant, each of them displaying an assortment of Thai specialities including spicy salads, grilled meat and seafood, fresh fruits, sticky rice with mango, Thai sweets (kanom), stir-fried noodle and vegetables, wok-fried shrimp in tamarind sauce, pork in panang curry, roasted duck in red curry, and more, for the great pleasure of the guests who would like to discover the delights of traditional Thai cuisine. The atmosphere is enlightened by a xylophone player performing live at the entrance of the market. Saffron is a cosy contemporary Thai style restaurant located behind the reception; as in the other venues of the resort, the quality of service is second to none. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 19:00 – 22:30; on Saturday and Thursday from November to April; on Saturday only from May to October
  • Location: Banyan Tree Phuket Resort in Bangtao
  • Remarks: reservation recommended
  • Tel: 076 372 400
  • Price Range: THB 2,400++
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The Bistro Bangtao

The Bistro Bangtao is a popular bar and restaurant located in the small village near the southern end of Bangtao Beach. Created and run by Thai Chef Kanjana Sangasri, who spent most of her life working in Sweden, The Bistro’s cuisine subtly blends all her culinary background with its various influences from Thai classics to northeastern Thai (Isan) to Swedish.

Featuring a contemporary style décor in open-sided and al fresco dining areas, the atmosphere at The Bistro Bangtao is relaxed and the service professional and friendly. Excellent Thai and international food, nice tropical settings, and reasonable rates, no wonder why The Bistro Bangtao is packed almost every night.

  • Opening Hours: 14:00 – 23:00
  • Location: in the centre of Bangtao village diagonally opposed Bangtao Beach Chalet
  • Tel: 076-314311
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Toto is well known for serving gourmet Italian food in a fun but classy setting. If you prefer to dine outdoors from the same menu, try Toto's Garden situated just opposite the main restaurant. Read More...

  • Location: Before the entrance of Laguna Phuket resort complex
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 430
  • Cuisine: Italian
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The Boat Avenue is another large lifestyle shopping complex in Cherngtalay, featuring dining, shopping, banks, cafés and a beauty clinic. Visitors to this area can enjoy fresh sashimi, sushi and many varieties of Japanese rice bowl dishes in an air-conditioned restaurant called Uoteru. Taking a closer look at its menu, you’ll spot many mouth-watering items. You can also jump straight into the sashimi section for octopus and squid sashimi, vinegar mackerel sashimi and salmon roe or simply try their recommended dishes which included the day’s star varieties of sashimi sets.

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 – 23:00
  • Location: At the Boat Avenue Project, before the Laguna Junction
  • Cuisine: Japanese
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XANA’s expansive, open setting offers views across the sea. The menu focuses on light meals, healthy food and tapas, with creative combinations of Mediterranean and Thai tastes in eye-catching presentations. XANA has lounge seating and private cabanas along the beachfront, Asia’s longest swim-up bar and extensive gardens are perfect for weddings or events. Xana is an inspiring place to be at any time of day but it especially comes to life at sunset, when you can watch the sinking sun paint the sky and sea in fiery shades while sipping a delicious cocktail. As day turns into night, XANA’s festive spirit prevails with DJ music and dancing on the sand. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 12:00 – 24:00 (last orders 21:00)
  • Location: Directly on Bangtao Beach behind Angsana Laguna
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 358 555
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean and Thai
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Watercourt at Banyan Tree Phuket is aptly named. Set by a tropical lake surrounded by exotic shrubs, trees, and flowers, the sound of running water pervades the peaceful atmosphere at this large L-shaped restaurant. With inside seating for 52 diners and outside for 32, cooling breezes as well as fans keep things fresh and comfortable here while an inner air-conditioned section holds display stands loaded with the freshest seafood imaginable.

Apart from being renowned for its wide-ranging international breakfasts, Watercourt has a seafood buffet five nights a week and serves a la carte dishes the other two. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Breakfast: 6:30 - 11:30, Dinner: 18:30
  • Location: Banyan Tree Phuket
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