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Top 5 Restaurants in Phuket - Uncover Phuket's Best Five Dining Hubs

Tipped to be one of Thailand's most popular beach hubs Phuket is also home to the country's finest restaurants. From seafood hubs to quirky cafes the island's best eateries are as follows.

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Joe's Downstairs

Joe's Downstairs

In spite of its simplistic name Joe's Downstairs is no ordinary dining hub in Phuket. Ranked among the top eateries in the holiday hub this iconic white facade restaurant with panoramic views of the Andaman Sea is a must-visit highlight for all food lovers scouring Phuket's restaurant scene. A popular haunt among Phuket's young and fabulous this eatery located in Kalim is ideally situated within close range of the centre of Patong town. Having earned 'Award of Excellence' by the Wine Spectator Magazine's for several years the food at the venue is nothing to scoff at either. Prepared to perfection by American chef Aaron Hooper some of the must-try menu items at the venue include the Fois Gras Shu Mei

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Mom Tri's Kitchen

Mom Tri's Kitchen

Ranked among Phuket's most romantic restaurants, Mom Tri's Kitchen offers diners breathtaking ocean vistas from its scenic location overlooking Kata Noi Beach. Offering both alfresco and indoor dining spaces this fine dining hub includes a romantic sheltered patio as well as several terraces centred around gardens. Home to an award winning wine collection this seafood eatery caters to both international food lovers as well as authentic Thai cuisine fanatics. Providing two menus full of local favourites and staples of international cuisine Mom Tri's Kitchen is known for its attention to detail and fresh seafood dishes.

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Old Siam Restaurant

Old Siam Restaurant

Perfect for those with a love of authentic Thai cuisine without frills the Old Siam Restaurant sits on a private beachfront down Nakalay Bay. Serving a menu full of local staples it is one of the handful of eateries in Phuket where one can enjoy a Thai Royale Cuisine dinner the old fashioned way. Offering indoor, alfresco and beach dinning spaces the restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine hailing from its northern, southern and north-eastern regions.

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Higher Restaurant, Patong

Higher Restaurant, Patong

As one of the trendiest diners in all of Phuket the Higher Restaurant & Lounge is located down Bangla Road, in the heart of Patong Beach's thriving disco scene. Known for its minimalistic decor this restaurant occupying the top floor of Seduction Disco is a rooftop diner unlike any other on the island. Spread out across an impressive 600m2 the restaurant is divided in to 5 areas and serves a wide range of international favourites with a contemporary twist. Surrounded by captivating views diners can dine under the stars in the north-eastern fringes of Patong beach.

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Nahmyaa Thai Restaurant at Point Yamu by Como

Nahmyaa Thai Restaurant at Point Yamu by Como

As one of the most uniquely themed restaurants in Phuket the Nahmyaa Thai Restaurant at Point Yamu by COMO Phuket offers discerning diners a menu based on Thai street food favourites. Providing diners with a comprehensive Thai street food sampling experience this eclectic restaurant which is a veritable icon when it comes to dining in Cape Yamu serves both lunch and dinner offers a mouth-watering menu full of street side culinary favourites. From delectable satays to piping hot noodle soups and river prawns and grilled fish cakes Nahmyaa Thai Restaurant pulls out all the stops when it comes to tried and true favourites in Thai cuisine. Desserts such as sticky rice with fruits such as mangoes and pandanus jelly concoctions.