Eating out in Phuket
Thailand is a wonderful country for lovers of Asian as well as European cuisine. And the island of Phuket is arguably one of the best places in Thailand to sample not only fresh seafood and real Thai food - but also European and International food prepared by European and International chefs.
The dining scene of family-friendly Patong is geared towards the European visitors. It has much more to offer thanone can imagine. An amazing lot of European immigrants have settled down in Patong and opened restaurants that feature 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.
Phuket is famous for seafood . You have an immense choice of fish, shellfish, lobsters, prawns, squids and crabs. All fresh from the Andaman Sea.
Visitors to Phuket should have a taste of Phuket's many kinds of famous seafood. fresh and delicious. Phuket has plenty of Seafood restaurants with various kinds of items to satisfy all tourists' tastebuds. Western and Chinese foods are available in tourist hotels and along some leading beaches such as Patong, Kata, Karon, Rawai and Chalong Bay.
Here are some of Phuket's delicacies you should not miss. The Khanom Jeen (Thai rice noodles) eaten with a curry sauce made from minced fish or shrimps, and fresh and preserved vegetables. It's also delicious when taken with tai pla (fish viscera) curries, beefs curry or crab curry. It's a typical breakfast for the people in Phuket.
Mee Hokkian or Mee Hun (Amoy noodles) fried with shrimps, pork, shellfish and green cabbage. Mee Sapam (originating in Sapan Village) which are noodles with seafood and gravy, Ho Mok, it's a curried fish or seafood dish with coconut milk steamed inside a banana leaf cup. Nam Prik Kung Siap, it's Phuket style hot fermented shrimp paste sauce with sweetened crisp shrimps dip eaten with fresh and steamed vegetables. Pineapple called ya-nat by local people, Phuket's pineapple is sweet, juicy, and not so soft and is inexpensive.
Suggested Restaurants in Phuket By Beach
PATONG BEACH (HAD PATONG)
La Gritta Restaurant: Amari Coral Beach Resort
KARON BEACH (HAD KARON)
The Cattleya Tea Room and Restaurant : Karon Beach Resort
KAMALA BEACH (HAD KAMALA)
Rim Nam Restaurant ( Waterside Restaurant ): Kamala Bay Terrace Resort
KATA BEACH (HAD KATA)
Nero's Italian Restaurant & Pub : Kata Beach Resort Hotel
Pickles Cafe Restaurant : Royal Phuket City
LAGUNA BEACH (HAD LAGUNA)
Barbecue (Outdoor) : Allamanda .Laguna Phuket