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Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants In Phuket To Impress Your Loved One

Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants In Phuket To Impress Your Loved One
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The island of Phuket isn’t only renowned for its pristine sandy beaches and crystal emerald waters, it’s also famous for its FOOD! With so many dining options to choose from, we had a challenging task of picking just 10 of Phuket’s finest for this guide, but we did it! This guide highlights our top 10 most romantic restaurants in Phuket!

Be sure to also read our guide on the best Phuket villas to stay with your signifcant other!

1. Listen to the waves crash against the shore at Kata Rocks!

Kata Rocks

Located on the premises of one of Phuket’s premium beachfront properties, the ocean-side restaurant at Kata Rocks is open to the public, as tourists can admire the amazing sunset views over the Andaman Sea while they enjoy a romantic dinner with a loved one. Using only the freshest ingredients to prepare its award-winning Mediterranean food with a pinch of Thai fusion, guests can sample exotic items such as “Sardines grilled with a salsa yerdi and roasted garlic aioli, topped with a splash of red wine vinaigrette, served with toasted ciabattas (pictured).” Listed on Thailand Tatler Best Restaurant’s list of best restaurants in Phuket, Kata Rocks promises guests an unforgettable gastronomical experience.

Price range: $$$$$

Address: 186/22, Kok Tanode Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand

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2. Enjoy the crème de la crème at Boathouse Wine & Grill

Boathouse

Commonly featured in guidebooks and tourist magazines, Boathouse Wine & Grill clearly have set the bar at the top and they don’t disappoint. Prominent for its classy nautical white theme, diners have the option of enjoying their romantic meal in the cool indoor seating area or feel the natural sea breeze outdoors. Only the finest Kobe beef and Australian lambs are imported for the restaurant’s inspired French cuisine, serving dishes such as a slow-cooked Wagyu beef cheek braised for hours in Merlot topped with baby carrots and a side of mash potatoes. Worried your partner won’t feel like indulging in French food on the day? Don’t worry, the Boathouse also offers local authentic Thai cuisine, with its signature Lobster Thermidor, the freshest lobster seared to perfection and topped with Thermidor sauce, a hot favourite. Bon Appétit!

Price range: $$$$$

Address: 182 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand

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3. Be spoilt for choice at Sizzle at Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa, Phuket

Sizzle

Concealed within the fancy Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa, its alfresco restaurant, Sizzle, remains a hidden gem amongst the most famous options in Phuket. Nestled atop the resort’s rooftop, patrons at Sizzle can enjoy a romantic meal whilst admiring the spectacular views overlooking the nearby bay. Serving a variety of international cuisines ranging from French, Chinese, Italian, Indian and, of course, Thai, diners will be forgiven if they can’t decide what to order! Focusing on serving prime meats and seafood, diners will delight in sinking their teeth into the juiciest steaks, tender barbequed pork ribs and the freshest tiger prawns. Jazz nights are often organised on weekends, the perfect ambience to an even more romantic date.

Price range: $$$$

Address: Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa, Phuket, Muen Ngoen Road, Tri-trang Beach Patong, Patong, 83150, Thailand

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4. Modern European dining experience at Trisara Seafood

Trisara

Trisara’s latest restaurant, simply known as “Seafood”, offers diners the finest selection of mouth-watering scallops, crabs, oysters, lobsters, freshly handpicked from the market or specially flown in from overseas, amongst a wide variety of other, you guessed it, seafood. Inspired largely by European fare, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in sophisticated dishes such as Langoustine (pictured) as patrons looking for a more local taste might be disappointed. However, diners have the option of savoring their dinner in the comfort of the restaurant’s indoor section or enjoying an intimate candlelit experience under moonlit skies.

Price range: $$$$$

Address: 60/1 Moo 6, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket 83110 Thailand

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5. Relish a quiet night out at the well-hidden Baan Rim Pa

Baan Rim Pa
Source: Baan Rim Pa

Perched atop a small cliff at the northern tip of Patong, this locally owned establishment Baan Rim Pa, translated aptly as “The House by the Cliff”, offers lovebirds a unique experience coupled with top quality local cuisine. Featuring an extensive menu of royal Thai dishes including the usual favourites, Green Curry served with a choice of Beef, Chicken, Prawns or Andaman Lobster, Grilled fresh Tiger Prawns, Fried Andaman Lobster with Soy Bean Sauce, guests are guaranteed to fill their stomachs by the end of the night. Overseeing impeccable views of Patong Bay, the atmosphere in this restaurant is a mixture of traditional, with its teak wooden structures, and classically romantic, with subtle warm lighting.

Price range: $$$$

Address: 223, Prabaramee Road, Kalim Beach, Patong

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6. Mama Mia, hearty Italian cuisine at Da Maurizio

Da Maurizio
Source: Baan Rim Pa

Located adjacent to Baan Rim Pa Restaurant, diners not keen on local cuisine should consider Da Maurizio as a brilliant alternative. Whether you and your partner are craving traditional homemade pastas, such as Taglierini Fatti in Casa con Tartufo Nero, or something meatier in the forms of Beef Tenderloin con Carote, or even something sweet including Creme Brulee and Tiramisu for your sweetheart, you name it, they’ll have it on their extensive menu. Soft classical music peppers the background while diners dig into their dinners, adding to the romantic mood as diners sip on a nice glass of wine while basking in the glow of the illuminating moonlight.

Price range: $$$$

Address: 223/2 Prabaramee Road, Patong Beach, Phuket 83150, Thailand

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7. Tower over the rest of Phuket at Tunk Ka Cafe

Tung Ka Cafe
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Authentic Thai food coupled with panoramic views of the city, the perfect ingredients for a romantic night out. Nestled quietly atop of Rang Hill in the heart of the old Phuket Town, Tunk Ka Café consists of wooden decor dining areas settled on terraces surrounded by a thick foliage. Focusing mainly on local flavours, patrons can expect the familiar Tom Yam Goong Maphrao, stir fried chicken or perhaps even sample the exotic local’s favourite Nam Prik Gung Seab, a chili paste with dried shrimps. After the sun sets over the horizon, instead of the usual sea views Phuket is famous for, couples can marvel at the beauty of the city lights to cap off a casual romantic evening.

Price range: $$$$

Address: Top of Rang Hill, Kosimbee Road

8. Fancy some local cuisine at Blue Elephant, Phuket Town?

Blue Elephant

Housed in an antique Sino-Portuguese styled mansion, Blue Elephant, an internationally renowned chain with restaurants all over the world in cities such as Copenhagen, London, Paris and Dubai, represents Thai cuisine at the highest order. With its distinguished dishes such as the ever popular Yam Makua Doi Kham, a mix of eggplant, mushroom and seafood, and its signature trademark, southern Thai style crab curry, diners are guaranteed to have their savoury senses tingled. From boasting a majestic Chinese-themed interior with its traditional blue and white theme to its intricately designed brass cutlery, the restaurant oozes class which promises not just a romantic dinner but also a memorable dining experience. In addition, couples who crave for more after getting a taste of world-class cuisine, can engage in culinary classes with the restaurant’s gourmet school to learn the tricks of the trade.

Price range: $$$$$

Address: 96 Krabi Road, Tambon Talad Neua, Muang District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

9. Celebrate romantic occasions at Mom Tri's Kitchen at Villa Royale

Mom Tri's Kitchen
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Winner of multiple awards, including accolades from TripAdvisor and Wine Spectator, Mom Tri’s Kitchen at Villa Royale promises guests an extravagant night out. Catering to a spectrum of contrasting tastes, the familiar Gaeng hang lay, “veal cheek”, will whet the taste buds of those craving local gastronomy, whereas the Hot Crab Soufflė is an international favourite. Located within the exclusive Mom Tri’s Villa Royale resort and overlooking the coastal line, the restaurant enforces a smart casual dress code, making it an ideal setting to celebrate intimidate occasions such as Valentine’s Day, birthdays or wedding anniversaries.

Price range: $$$$$

Address: 12 Kata Noi Road, Kata Noi Beach, Phuket 83100 Thailand

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10. Posh nosh at La Gritta

La Gritta
Source: La Gritta

Nobody does romantic more than the Romans, but while La Gritta might be in Phuket, with its classic Italian menu, diners at this cosy restaurant will be enchanted by the next best thing, Italian food! Serving a modern contemporary Italian menu featuring a comprehensive spread of antipasti, an array of handmade pastas, pizzas and authentic Italian meats, La Gritta is a definite go-to place for a smart casual date over a sumptuous meal. Recently refurbished in 2014, Amari Phuket’s tranquil new oceanfront terraced restaurant offers mesmerising views as lovers relish catching the sun setting over their shoulders, making lovebirds feel as if they’ve been transported to the scenic tropical Italian island of Capri.

Price range: $$$$

Address: 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu Phuket 83150

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Kathu, South Thailand, Thailand and also compare the prices with airbnbs in Kathu, South Thailand, Thailand

For the aspiring Romeos out there looking to impress your Juliets, Phuket style!

So there you have it, we’ve concluded our guide to 10 of Phuket’s most romantic restaurants and sincerely hope that there was at least one or two which caught your eye! We’ve done our part, now the rest is up to you! Good luck!

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