Nothing adds to a great dinner experience better than a sweeping vista and gentle tropical breezes. Fortunately for us, when you are traveling in Phuket, you can get this experience quite easily, even more so if you are staying in a private luxury Phuket villa. While the view at your holiday home is fascinating enough, you might find yourself wanting to check out some local restaurants for a change. Here are 5 excellent restaurants that boast excellent food and view for you to check out:
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1)360 Degree Coffee
This child-friendly establishment is both a cafe and a restaurant. If you are coming with kids, the little ones will be happy to find pool slides and a shooting range here. The view from 360 Degree Coffee is spectacular: you will find yourself indulging in the vast green landscape and the cooling breeze. The restaurant serves up a wonderful fare and coffee too. You will find taste Thai food, aromatic coffee, cakes and icecreams here. No wonder it’s one of the kids’ favorite places!
2) Nern Khao View Talay Restaurant
The name of this restaurant can be roughly translated as “on a hill with a sea view”. Just by the name alone, you can already picture the kind of experience you will have here – a lovely dinner amidst an Instagram-worth backdrop. The menu here is pretty affordable. You will have an extensive selection from Thai salad to rice and noodles dishes. The crab dishes here are to die for, so don’t leave without having a taste!
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3) Bang Pae Seafood
When there are so many positive reviews raving about this place, it ought to be good! Bang Pae is known to have a laid-back atmosphere and gorgeous views of the mangrove swamp. The restaurant’s location is a little bit out of the way for most tourists, but it’s high on the list of avid foodies’. When you are here, don’t forget to try their tom yam talay and deep-fried squid with garlic and pepper.
4) After Beach Bar
After Beach Bar is the place to be if you are looking to celebrate a special occasion. The restaurant has a deck extending out from the hill, giving you uninterrupted views of the west coast. While you can dine there throughout the day, it’s best to visit just before sunset, so you will be graced with a magnificent show from the sky. After a delectable dinner, an ice-cold beer or cocktail is in order.
5) Kin Dee
Small and cosy, Kin Dee only has a total of 12 dining tables. While it’s not a venue for large groups, it’s definitely a great choice if you are looking for an intimate meal. The restaurant looks out to the mangrove swamp and offers an extensive menu with around 50 dishes. You will find some of the tastiest Thai food here. If you are not a fan of spicy food but love the flavor combination of Thai cuisines, rest assured that the chef can adjust the spicy level to suit your palate.