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Top 7 Fine Dining Restaurants in Phuket

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The best menus in Phuket can be found at these restaurants, all of which use only the finest and freshest ingredients. Whether you’re looking for an exquisite seafood dish or a perfectly-grilled steak, Thai or European food, you’ll have plenty to choose from.

Pru

The first and only restaurant in Phuket to receive a Michelin star, PRU restaurant at Trisara encourages a sustainable approach towards food. Chef Jimmy Ophorst and his team cultivate a close relationship with local suppliers, also growing vegetables and foraging local roots, flowers and herbs on their own farm. Dress up and go – expecting to be served multiple courses featuring seasonal ingredients. A dining experience par excellence.

Suay

An acronym of sassy, unique, authentic and yummy, Suay has garnered great acclaim for its skillful balance of Thai and western flavours. With two outlets on the island – one in Phuket Town and one in Cherngtalay, it is popular with discerning tourists as well as locals. Standout dishes include Foie Gras with Betel Leaves, Tom Yam Lobster Bisque, and Grilled Sous Vide Duck Breast in Hot Basil Sauce. Both restaurants are upmarket, yet cosy and intimate, with indoor and alfresco garden seating.

Siam Supper Club

Siam Supper Club is a chic bar and grill located near the entrance of Laguna. A great place to network and socialise, the dark wood walls and leather upholstery lend it a gentleman’s club vibe. Its long bar is usually packed, while soft jazz music plays in the background. Meats, fish and pizzas feature on the menu, hinting at an easygoing experience, despite the exclusive feel of the restaurant. A classy affair.

The Boathouse Restaurant 

Five different seating options at The Boathouse offer you the chance to decide whether you prefer a romantic sea view meal or an elegant dinner with live music within air-conditioned environs. Western and authentic Thai culinary traditions come together in a heady mix at The Boathouse. Healthy gourmet food featuring ingredients sourced locally is served with as much style as fresh seafood and prime cuts of meat.

Mom Tri

Mom Tri’s Kitchen and Mom Tri’s Wok Gallery Kitchen are designed to satisfy every food craving.

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The Best Afternoon Eats in Bali

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Hankering for a cup of coffee this afternoon? Or perhaps you’re looking for some delectable tapas to fulfil a craving? Prefer something more sensual and relaxed, like a French pastry? Look no further than our list of Bali’s top casual tea and coffee venues. These are the perfect places to head to when you aren’t quite ready for a heavy meal.

MONSIEUR SPOON

Bali might seem like an unlikely place to find great French pastries, but Rafi Papazian and Gregory Guerguerian profess that it was the creativity and passion they found in Bali that charmed them to stay and share their dream. It’s been 7 years since they decided to leave Paris and set up Monsieur Spoon on the Island of the Gods and they haven’t looked back since.

BIKU

High tea and tarot card readings feature in this inspired 150-year old teak joglo that is part bookseller, part tea salon and part antique dealer. Biku has an incredible array of teas on offer along with old-school style classic dishes like scones with jam and cream and club sandwiches. Its the perfect spot for a cuppa and a slice of cake. Reservations recommended both for tables and tarot readings, via the Elite Concierge.

FOLIE 

Folie claims to be ‘a love child between two grand food cultures, neither West nor East, but an attempt to discover something in between’. Chef Stephane Simond, who has experience in Michelin-starred restaurants, believes that a good chef must be obsessed with food. A gorgeous high tea setting with seriously good pastries.

MILK & MADU

Milk & Madu offers perfectly poached eggs for breakfast which can be paired with smoothies, freshly made juices or fantastic house-blended coffee, as well as juicy beef burgers, wraps, salads and healthy breakfast bowls packed with fruits, bee pollen and other delicious goodies. It’s mellow and oh-so-smooth.

POULE DE LUXE

Attention, macaron lovers. This pâtisserie satisfies your sweet tooth with macarons, croissants and all things French. Searching for baguettes? Look no further. Poule de Luxe has all that your heart desires. Everything is freshly baked each morning.

CAFÉ KIM SOO

A favourite of many, it’s difficult to walk past Kim Soo and not be lured inside by the abundance of gorgeous homeware items on display.

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A Delicious Christmas in Phuket

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You’ve come to Phuket for the sun, the emerald ocean, the fabulous nightlife and your luxurious villa. But did you know that you can also enjoy decadent Christmas feasts outside your villa? If you want to step out on Christmas instead of letting your in-villa chef create a magical Christmas meal for you, we give you the lowdown on the best that the island has to offer. Ask the Elite Concierge to book a table for you at the earliest.

CAFÉ DEL MAR

Café del Mar Phuket is a classy outpost of Ibiza’s world-famous venue. Located at the northern end of Kamala Beach, with beach cabanas and great beats, it is a place to see and be seen at. The club offers a Christmas Eve Scandinavian Dinner by Chef Daniel Isberg with the first seating at 6-8:30pm and the second group at 8:30-10:30pm. The menu includes breads, cheese, seafood such as Smoked Salmon, Gravlax, and Home-Smoked Prawns, as well as salads including Potato and Red Beet. Meats like Christmas Ham, Roast Beef, Swedish Meatballs, and desserts such as cheese, Brownies and Candies complete the meal. The price for adults is THB 1950 while the price for children 12 and below is THB 750.

CATCH BEACH CLUB

Catch Beach Club in Bangtao is enjoyed by local residents and visitors alike. Delicious food, good cocktails and a fantastic wine list are some of its top draws. International DJs spin by the swimming pool and keep you grooving to top beats all evening long. Catch celebrates with a Christmas Eve menu at THB 2,500++ per adult and THB 1,500++ per child. The menu includes Foie Gras, Truffle Stuffed Goose, Pommery Mustard Whole Spit Lamb, Christmas Turkey, Japanese Raw Bar Buffet and more. 

DREAM BEACH CLUB

Dream Beach Club is a stylish place to party on Layan Beach. Part of the world-renowned Dream brand from New York City, the club is one of the largest beach clubs in Thailand. On Christmas Eve, enjoy island-style seaside dining and Happy Hours promotions from 7-10pm. On Christmas Day, an appetising Turkey Buffet Experience awaits, supported with a live performance by Jessie Cassin, followed by resident DJs, live musicians, B-boy Dance and Dream Dancers. Lunch is from 12 noon to 3pm at THB 2,200++ per person;

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Fabulous Christmas Menus in Niseko

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Powder snow, the finest in the world. Après-ski cocktails, mixed by skilled bartenders. Dining? Only the very best. Welcome to Niseko, where luxury and high-quality is the starting standard for everything. If you’re planning to spend Christmas here, we confess that the most decadent feasts are those that can be delivered to your chalet by Niseko Gourmet. However, if you want to step out and are looking for options in town, we’ve hand-picked our three favourite places for Christmas dining, just for you.

KAMIMURA

Chef Yuichi Kamimura spent his formative years in his parent’s restaurant. He  worked with Chef Tetsuya Wakuda in Sydney for ten years and then returned to his hometown Hokkaido to open Kamimura. The Michelin-starred Kamimura restaurant is famous for its exquisite dishes and quality ingredients. For Christmas, this iconic fine dining restaurant serves a special nine-course degustation menu, matched with an array of wines.

LA VILLA LUPICIA

La Villa Lupicia combines fresh Japanese ingredients with European recipes to create dishes that are a melting pot of continents. French and other European cuisines reflect in each dish, served here with special tea and bread. For Christmas, La Villa Lupicia’s menu includes Oyster and Crispy Seaweed served with fresh cheese, Soup with Smoked Scallops and Chinese Ham, Turkey marinated with herbal vinegar, and Roast Hokkaido Venison with Wild Grape Sauce, all for JPY 12k per person.

THE VALE BAR & GRILL

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The Most Festive Bali Beachclubs on Christmas

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You’ve arrived in glorious Bali for your Christmas holiday and your villa is perfection defined. All your needs are catered to and every second is a moment spent in paradise. When it comes to celebrating Christmas, there could be nothing more exclusive than a special feast cooked for you by your villa chef. However, if you prefer stepping out for a change of scene, you may celebrate in style at any of these beach clubs, which have special menus planned for Christmas.

OMNIA BALI

Originally from Las Vegas, Omnia’s Bali outpost is every bit as decadent. The cliffside club, located in Uluwatu, is stunning in blue and white, offering a social space like none other. International DJs perform regularly and Sake no Hana, its signature restaurant overlooking the club, is known for its delicious menu. This season, Sake No Hana offers a ‘joyful and suprising Christmas special’ with starters, makimono, agemono, yakimono and dessert for IDR 1,800k. Come and relish a Japanese feast in Bali this Christmas.

FINNS BEACH CLUB

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