Friday, November 30, 2012

Baan Saan Rak

This is a very convenient restaurant for us as we live 5 minutes away in the local village. This small restaurant is near to Klong Mu Dong in the South of Phuket.

The service is intimate and they seem to genuinely care about their guests.

The grilled fish is always superb, the beef strips succulent and then beer cold.

The restaurant seems to be placed in someone's front garden? There are a couple of singing chairs in the garden and there is a cascading pool system with fish swimming. There is a sometimes activity (Valentines Day 2012) and sometimes we have the restaurant to ourselves.


Phone Number:  083 507 8333
Approximate price: $$$$$ 
Address: Ao Yon - Khaokhad Road
Hours: 17:00 - 24:00

Monday, November 26, 2012


After dealing with bank I wanted that much needed coffee - there was a new one across the road - looked new and nicely organised.

Sorry but on the day that we visited (2 Nov 2012) it was not - I read in the Phuket News that it is now popular 
(27 Nov 2012), I might visit again?

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Saturday, November 24, 2012

Pim's bistro & cafe (closed)

This was a welcome addition to our visits to Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World - the small cafe was now bigger and had a real menu.

We were not hungry but the coffee was great and the ice-cream was wonderful.


Phone Number: 076 210 861 
Approximate price: $$$$$ 
Address: 71/6, Moo 5, Soi Paneung Yaowarat Rd, Rassada, A.Muang
Hours:  9:00 - 17:00

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Phuket Coffee

Well this certainly does have a great view for the voyeurs amongst us who like to sip a cappuccino and watch the world go round - Perfect placement.

Phuket Coffee is situated at the end of Rasada Road where it intersects with Thepkrasattri Road. The coffee is freshly ground coffee and is good, even the iced coffee, but I forgot to ask for not too much squirty cream on mine.

But not the cakes - too heavy for me - unless you are hungry of course.

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Sino Inn Coffee Shop

This is a Coffee Shop which is immaculately laid out and is attached to a small boutiques hotel next door Sino Inn and the company also manage Sino House (another property in Phuket Town).

There are a number of Chinese Cultural Items to purchase - from painting material to bags - a vey pleasant atmosphere and the coffee is good.

Can't find all the photographs so I guess I will have to go again.

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Krua Kanom

After wandering around Phuket I turned down another road searching for a long lost fresh fruit desert shop that I had decided to find and I stumbled upon this quaint little bakery - a very nice find and certainly worthy of further investigation.

I have to admit to know nothing about this little bakery - but the coffee was made in a Thai style but was not made of cheap Instant Coffee - I heard her grind the beans and tap the machine.

Their Iced coffee was very nice - next time I might try something to eat. I was not really interested in what was for sale but it certainly was a nice little find and would pop in again - Cheun (my wife) and Jemma (my daughter) would certainly enjoy it.

Maybe you would?


Monday, November 12, 2012

The Beach Bar

It is wonderful (sometimes) that you can have the time to sort out photographs on your camera - I found these on a memory stick that I was preparing for the Vegetarian Festival.

These are photographs of my family visiting The Beach Bar again...
It is one of Jamie's favourite restaurants.

The food was freshly prepared - very good for our visitors - but I think that when we go by ourselves we get more Traditional Thai food - ask for it  'Thai style'.

Despite this the food was very good and a pleasure to eat - what made it even better (apart from the company) was the beautiful location - we arrived in the late afternoon and watched as the sunset over Big Buddha.

A wonderful dinner coupled with a fabulous location.

Phone Number:  (M) 087 893 5337
Approximate price: $$$$$ 
Address: Ao Yon - Khaokhad Road
Hours:  10 a.m - 11 p.m.


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Mee Ton Poe 3

I have posted here previously regarding the authenticity of Thai food at a Thai Restaurant called Mee Ton Poe in the heart of Phuket Town - specifically at the Clock Tower Circle, next to Hok Ngoun Kung Shrine and across the road from Circle Coffee Boutique.

Mee Ton Poe is a restaurant with a history in Phuket Town and it is always frequented by the local people who work around that area, most specifically for it's Hokkien Noodles.

This has led the owners to build a second and a third location where this authentic food can be purchased - leading us to visit one on the way home - it is specifically on the road to our home back from Sapan Hin and is almost opposite the Mangrove Research Center on the same road. The first thing that we noticed was that it was newly built so there was none of the worry if the Health and Safety Pioneers worrying us...

The food was authentic and Chuen (my ever lovely wife) and Jemma (our lovely daughter) both agreed with me - we will visit again.

Jemma for her cupcake and mummy for her Hokkien Noodles
 - me I will have the Beef Strips. 


Approximate price: $$$$$ 
Address: Soi 1, Sakdidejana Road, Phuket Town

Sunday, November 4, 2012


The new building that was being built behind Farang Restaurant has been built so sadly no more Farang Restaurant there - what's this?