This award-winning Italian restaurant at Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket serves authentic homemade pastas as well as other culinary creations.390 Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay • 07636 2999 • Open 6:30–10pm daily • www.dusit.com • over B1000
Perched on a cliff above Kalim and Patong bays, Baan Rim Pa serves royal Thai cuisine, once found only in the kingdom’s palaces.223 Prabaramee Road, Patong • 07634 0789 • Open 1-11pm daily • over B1000
With picturesque views of Kalim Bay, this popular spot for sunset cocktails serves Maine lobster, Japanese beef, and Australian short ribs.223/3 Prabaramee Road, Patong • 07661 8245 • Open noon 12:30-11pm daily • over B1000
Located at Impiana Cabana Resort, this beachfront restaurant features Thai and Pacific-Rim fusion cuisine. The Australian fire-roasted Chateaubriand is recommended.Patong Beach • 07634 0138 • Open 6am–midnight daily • over B1000
Once a private residence, this Mediterranean- and Thai-inspired eatery has a rooftop lounge with stunning views of Patong Bay, making it popular for cocktails and tapas. In-house jazz musicians and global DJs entertain diners.245/7 Prabaramee Road, Patong • 07634 6271 • Open 5pm–1am daily • over B1000
Meals are served on the scenic deck at this renowned seafood restaurant. Getting a beachfront table often requires a reservation.47 Karon Road, Karon Beach • 07633 0625 • Open noon–10pm daily • over B1000
Tucked into a small 18th-century Sino-Portuguese shop house in Phuket Town, this charming restaurant with exposed wooden beams and candlelit tables serves delicious traditional Thai cuisine. But the night really begins after dessert, when the music is cranked up for one of Kra Jok See’s legendary dance parties. Reservations are recommended.
This stylish seaside restaurant features a huge wine cellar with more than 800 labels. The excellent French and Thai degustation menus compete with classic wine and grill favorites, such as prime meat and chops.
A stylish Thai restaurant with contemporary interiors, Silk serves local seafood dishes such as white snapper with ginger, celery, and pickled plums, as well as khao soi (Thai chicken curry with noodles).Andara Resort & Villas, Kamala Beach • 07633 8777 • Open 7am–10pm daily • www.andaraphuket.com • over B1000