Monday, October 27, 2014

Phuket Tea Station

Phuket Tea Station is a restaurant selling Thai dishes, selling sweets from Keng-Tin and selling Bubble Tea. So this is why it is called a Tea Station?

The restaurant is well air-conditioned and kept in a very tidy condition. The kitchen is behind the building so there are no incidents of a 'strange aroma' - all very civilsed actually.

This is another place where I come to have my Bubble Tea and my love of the Phuket Traditional Kanom - Tao Sor Pia - a wonderful combination.

The Tao Sor can come in salty or sweet - both are wonderful...

This is all that I have ever eaten in here so I do not think that I can call it a real review - but what I had was great!!!


Phone Number: 081 836 2448
Approximate Price: $$$$$
Address: 30/9 Maeluan Road, Phuket Town
Hours: 7am - 5:30pm (closed Sunday)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Big Chicken (Krua Tungtong)

Big Chicken is a restaurant that we have visited previously and is certainly worth visiting for the freshly grilled chicken, the sticky rice, mien-kam and the som-tam.

In fact I think that this is what I have every time that I go!

All of it was delicious!

Then there is also some Western food to choose from so if your desires are something different then there is also a choice for you.

So what is it like? There is a choice to sit inside in the airconditioning or outside in the fresh air. The menu is predominantly Thai but as can be seen above there is also a choice for some Western dishes. There is a new funky coffee machine - Nespresso - if that is what you are looking for?

We have visited more than I have detailed here on this blog but it is certainly a place to visit if you are in Phuket. It is a place which does attract the local expats and also Thai people. Jamie in Phuket has visited here with his family.

Previous visits
 1) 2012
 2) 2010 

Phone Number: 076 321 546
Approximate Price: $$$$$
Address: nr. Phuket Country Club
Hours: 11:00 - 21:30

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Thursday, October 9, 2014


Napoli was our choice today because we had a power-cut at home!

This was just on the outskirts of Phuket Town and was immediately welcoming. This may have also been the school children which were playing with Loop Bands when we arrived!

Immediately Jemma was taken with the pizza oven which was outside - we went out to see the cooks preparing each roll of fresh dough.

We were just beginning to ask to have a go at rolling the dough when our garlic bread and salad came. This was a pleasant start but it was certainly not filling.

Then the pizzas came!

This was certainly different - we did ask for extra cheese? This was great for all of us!

The menu had some Thai dishes on it but we stuck to the European menu. I was under the impression that the restaurant was relatively new and it was just getting organised. There does not seem to anything about the restaurant, it does not seem to exist on Tripadvisor and there are only 2 visitors on the foursquare website.

Approximate Price: $$$$$
Address: Chumporn Rd, Phuket Town

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Friday, October 3, 2014

Cha Kang Raw Noodles - ก๋วยเตี๋ยวต้มยำ ชากังราว

Chakangraw Noodles (ก๋วยเตี๋ยวต้มยำ ชากังราว)  is immediately a Noodle shop with a difference - from a number that we have visited and I have reviewed here!

  1) It was full of young people!

  2) It had free WiFi!

  3) It had menus in English! 

  4) Wow a lot of visitors on Facebook - 23,346 visitors.
  5) Wow a lot of visitors on Foursquare 821 visitors.

There was very little on the Internet mind you - here is a review on Phuket Index - in Thai.

The Noodles were wonderful - they were cooked as we were waiting (but then all Noodle Shops are like this).

I even found the black jelly stuff 'Chaoguay - Grass Jelly', (amongst other dishes) a traditional Thai Desert, but not the dish for me.

The prices were very reasonable. We would certainly go again - watch this space.

Approximate Price: $$$$$
Address: 38/1 ถนน ปฏิพัทธิ์ ตำบล ตลาดเหนือ (แถวสี่แยกจุ้ยตุ่ย)