Fine Dining in Phuket

Thailand's largest island may be famed for its blue skies and white-sand beaches, but an emerging dining scene led by creative chefs is putting its restaurants on the global map.

WRITTEN BY
Simon N. Ostheimer

PUBLISHED ON
July 17, 2017

LOCATION
Phuket, Thailand

Pru makes its own produce at a 240-acre farm northeast of Phuket and Old Town has been revitalized by Surf & Turf. Chef Tammasak Chootong has made a name as Phuket’s fusion food pioneer; Jamie Wakeford, who apprenticed at Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck, turns heads with his Thai-fried cauliflower with truffle mayo.

Thailand’s largest island may be famed for its blue skies and white-sand beaches, but an emerging dining scene led by creative chefs is putting its restaurants on the global map.

Suay

Bampot

Breeze at Cape Yamu

Rustic

Esenzi

Pru

Surf & Turf

ALL PHOTOS: Courtesy of Simon Ostheimer, via Suay, Bamphot, Breeze at Cape Yamu, Rustic, Pru, and Esenzi.