Eat & Drink in Phuket
Phuket boasts a diverse range of foods and drinks of both local origin and from across the world that cater to all types of tastes. Found within a variety of venues from fine-dining establishments to casual cafés, supermarkets and speciality shops, the choice is so extensive and the quality exceptionally high that you’re guaranteed to enjoy mouth-watering experiences throughout your time in Phuket.
Thai and international restaurants can be found in every major town in Phuket where you’ll come across cheap and cheerful venues, high-end establishments and everything else in between. Fusion cuisine is becoming increasingly popular on the island with several such eateries placed in and around Phuket Town.
Coffee shops are popping up with frequency across Phuket where you’ll find an extensive amount of coffees from across the world, offered hot or cold along with cakes, snacks and a relaxed atmosphere. Thai street food is undeniably delicious and can be enjoyed from markets island-wide. Make it a priority to sample some of these authentic flavours during your holiday where you’ll find a wide selection of such at the famous weekend market in Phuket Town.
There are a few large supermarkets stocking international foods and beverages, which can be found in the towns and beaches of Chalong, Kathu, Phuket Town, Patong and Bang Tao.
With a tempting selection of products from countries across the world, you’ll find that any cravings from home that you might have during your stay in Phuket can be simply satisfied by a quick trip to any of these well-stocked grocery stores.
In recent years Phuket has seen an increase in imported beers, ciders, wines and other such beverages. Many bars and restaurants now stock such products and you can also find them in the larger international supermarkets. Phuket’s various towns and villages have a staggering variety of bars, cafés and restaurants to eat and drink within, as well as supermarkets and delis that stock an equally spectacular assortment of speciality goods.
You can read more about what you can taste and where in our handy city guides, while being certain of one thing: your palate will be more than pleased by Phuket’s wide selection of foods and beverages.