The 5 Best Restaurants in Phuket

Combining Thailand’s outstanding cuisine with this region’s exceptional offering of luxury resorts, Phuket has an abundance of fine dining venues. Spanning authentic Thai, fusion and international cuisine, here’s our pick of the five best restaurants in Phuket.

Blue Elephant

Best Restaurants in Phuket

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Tucked into the grand Phra Pitak Chinpracha Mansion of Phuket Town, this elegant restaurant is among Phuket’s best known fine dining venues, combining its elegant Sino-Portuguese architectural setting with a menu of authentic Thai cuisine. Representing the past, present and future of Thai gastronomy, chef Khun Noroor Somany Steppe cooks up dishes like duck with tamarind sauce, black crab curry with coconut milk and lemongrass, and whole sea bass steamed with organic lemongrass. Diners can opt for the restaurant’s set menu to taste the chef’s signature dishes. Blue Elephant also acts as a cooking school.