Dining is one of the most important parts of a successful holiday, and Phuket Island has become, through the years, a renowned gastronomic melting pot able to delight its visitors with a global range of cuisine types. Standalone restaurants run by talented and passionate chefs such as Pablo Blattman at Dedos or Alessandro Frau at Acqua are still predominant, yet hotel and resort dining outlets are more and more counted among Phuket’s high-end dining scene.
Check out our selection of the 10 best Phuket restaurants in hotels, they really are the cream regarding taste buds’ satisfaction and offer top-notch dining experience in superb settings with excellent wine lists and service. All of this in convenient proximity with your bedroom: what else could you ask for?
Boathouse Wine & GrillBoathouse by Montara
There is no need to wonder why Boathouse Wine & Grill is our favourite hotel restaurant in Phuket: featuring a prime location on Kata beachfront, the restaurant is designed in a stylish nautical theme and has two dining areas - a rather large room with French doors and an alfresco terrace, both offering stunning views over Kata Bay. Regarding food, Boathouse Wine & Grill serves delectable French cuisine enhanced with Asian and Thai flavours. The restaurant is overall reputed for the quality of its wine cellar, which is the annual winner of the Wine Spectator Best Award of Excellence since 2006. Read More...
- Location: Boathouse by Montara, South Kata Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)76 330 015-7
Kabuki RestaurantJW Marriott Phuket
Kabuki is probably the best Japanese restaurant in Phuket. Set in the grounds of the huge and opulent JW Marriott Phuket Resort in Mai Khao Beach - Phuket Island's northwesternmost beach - this stylish restaurant is run by Executive Chef Millist, who takes pride in serving classic Japanese dishes from sashimi to teppanyaki prepared with top-notch ingredients. The restaurant also hosts a weekly Japanese brunch on Sundays from 11:00 - 16:00. Read More...
- Location: JW Marriott Phuket, Mai Khao Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)82 448 4887
Sizzle RestaurantAvista Hideaway Resort & Spa
Located on a rooftop terrace of Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa in the southern part of Patong Beach, Sizzle is a present-day restaurant offering its guests an original dining concept. The restaurant’s architecture is extremely simple and, at dusk, the natural décor surrounding the terrace is like something from a science fiction movie; like it would be on another planet. Sizzle’s kitchen is helmed by US-born Executive Chef Timothy C. Westaway who has solid experience in five-star cuisine. Blending Cajun and Hawaiian flavours in his well-thought dishes, the dining experience at Sizzle is unforgettable. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 18:00 - 23:00
- Location: Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa, Patong Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)76 681 681
Trisara Seafood RestaurantTrisara Resort
Trisara is a sumptuous luxury resort located in a quiet and rather undeveloped area on Phuket’s northwestern coast, between Bangtao and Naithon beaches. The restaurant comprises three dining areas: outdoor right next to its small private beach, on a wooden-decked terrace under a pergola overlooking the sea, and indoor. The restaurant – and the rest of the resort - features a superb style blending modernism with traditional Thai. As the restaurant’s name indicates, you can sample a vast assortment of sea products here, skilfully prepared by the talented Thai Chef Kla, who has been performing his culinary art all around the world in first-rate establishments. 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
Sam’s Steak & GrillHoliday Inn Resort Phuket
Located on the ground of one of Patong’s most popular resorts - Holiday Inn Phuket - Sam’s Steak & Grill should be on the bucket list of all meat lovers visiting Patong Beach. Hosting a classy contemporary-style design, the restaurant features two dining rooms (the smallest one can be used for private parties) separated by a splendid glass wine cellar packed with excellent new and old world labels. The quality of the imported meat and accompanying ingredients served at Sam’s is second to none. With elegant décor, impeccable service, and top-grade food and wine, Sam’s Steak & Grill is undoubtedly a fine-dining venue. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 24:00 last orders 22:30
- Location: Holiday Inn Resort Phuket, Patong Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)76 340 608
Panwa HouseCape Panwa Hotel
Panwa House offers more than a Thai fine-dining eatery in Phuket - it offers a journey 100 years back in time. Set in a splendidly renovated two-storey colonial house, dating from early 20th century and located on Cape Panwa Hotel’s beachfront, Panwa House is indeed a lovely venue to dine. The food served there is genuine Thai cuisine: classic dishes such as tom yam goong, sautéed crab meat with green pepper, or steamed white snapper in lemon sauce are perfectly prepared for the taste of Thai food connoisseurs. Read More...
- Location: Cape Panwa Hotel, Panwa Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)76 391 123-5
The GrillRegent Phuket Cape Panwa
The Grill is an informal fine-dining venue established in the compounds of the Regent Phuket Cape Panwa - an opulent five-star resort located on the eastern side of the cape. Designed in a revisited colonial style, the restaurant features a rooftop bar overlooking the Andaman Sea right above its dining room. Regarding food, The Grill serves the freshest seafood and the best meat cuts in a wide range of Thai, international, and fusion styles prepared with organic local ingredients. Expertly-mixed cocktails and fine wines complement the tasty cuisine well.
- Opening Hours: Daily: 18:00 - 22:30
- Location: Regent Phuket Cape Panwa
- Tel: +66 (0)76 200 800
La Gritta Italian RestaurantAmari Phuket
La Gritta is the signature Italian restaurant of the long-established Amari Phuket, located towards the southern end of Patong Beach. La Gritta is certainly one of the most romantic restaurants in Phuket. Designed in a modern style, the venue has three areas: a stylish open-air lounge bar on the top, an air-conditioned dining room, and a terrace offering magnificent views over Patong Bay. The establishment’s kitchen is run by Roman Chef Patrizia Battolu, who brings a great range of exotic flavours to her classic Italian cuisine. Read More...
- Opening Hours: From 10:00 – midnight
- Location: Amari Phuket Resort, Patong Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)76 292 697
Mom Tri’s KitchenMom Tri's Villa Royale
Mom Tri’s Kitchen is an elegant restaurant belonging to the superb Mom Tri’s Villa Royale, a small five-star resort located on the hillside overlooking Kata Noi Beach. It is composed of what seems a multitude of dining rooms and terraces, all of them offering stunning sundowner spots. Two executive chefs are respectively in charge of Thai and international cuisines to ensure the best experience possible for the guests. The menu features both traditional and innovative fusion delicacies. Mom Tri’s Kitchen’s wine cellar deserves to be mentioned as it includes over 700 labels selected by the skilled sommelier. Read More...
- Location: Mom Tri's Villa Royale, Kata Noi
- Tel: +66 (0)76 333 568
SilkAndara Resort & Villas
Located at the backside of the large pool-deck of Andara Resort & Villas in Kamala Beach, Silk Restaurant is really a class act. Featuring a superb teak wood design, with large windows offering views of the swimming pool and the Andaman Sea, Silk has an intimate, luxurious atmosphere emphasised by the well-thought-out lighting arrangement. Silk is specialised in Thai cuisine, and delivers the goods in style: classic Thai dishes are slightly revisited to enhance their flavours and give them a delicate artistic touch on the plates. With high quality dishes, graceful décor, sophisticated atmosphere, and discreet service, Silk Restaurant is definitely an excellent address for an exquisite dinner in Kamala. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 12:00 – 23:00
- Location: Andara Resort & Villas, Kamala Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)76 338 777