Phuket City Food & drinks

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Phuket: James Bond Island Luxury Sunset Cruise

1. Phuket: James Bond Island Luxury Sunset Cruise

Take in the highlights of Phang Nga Bay on this action-packed full-day cruise from Phuket, with hotel transfers included. Paddle around Hong islands on a kayak, marvel at the natural wonders of James Bond Island, take a swim at Yai Island, and tuck into a delicious lunch onboard. After a hotel pickup, set off for the pier at Ao Por Pier. Begin your Phang Nga Bay luxury cruise in style and comfort with a buffet lunch served on board. Admire the spectacular limestone scenery along the coast as you savor a wide array of international cuisine ranging from sushi to local dishes. Next, explore the sea caves by kayaking to Hong Island, where you can discover many lost worlds inside the caves. Admire the limestone walls covered in greenery and the open-sky cavern ceilings. After kayaking, spend some time relaxing, swimming, or lounging on a water hammock at Yai Island.  Then, arrive at Phing Kan Island, the centerpiece of Phang Nga National Park, to admire its amazing leaning vertical rocks. This island is also known as James Bond Island - and you may recognize it from the movie, 'The Man with the Golden Gun'.  Cruise back towards the marina as you enjoy a buffet dinner during a stunning panoramic sunset. Get amazing views of the evening sun setting over the water from the cruise ship - a truly unmissable experience. Arrive back a the Yacht Haven Marina and be transferred back to your hotel.

Phuket: Authentic Thai Cooking Class

2. Phuket: Authentic Thai Cooking Class

Discover how to cook world-renowned Thai dishes during an authentic cooking class giving you actual hands-on experience and providing you with knowledge on Thai foods and the country's ingredients. Choose between a morning or afternoon half day class or a morning full day class, adapting completely to your schedule and convenience.  Each class begins with a hotel pick up to depart for the market, where your Chef will give you a tour, to learn about Thai ingredients, names, flavors and substitutes for the upcoming class, helping to better understand Thai cooking. After the market tour, head to the cooking school near the Kathu Waterfalls, where you are greeted with a cold beverage and given the opportunity to rest in the air-conditioned home.  The class starts with your Thai chef demonstrating and instructing on how to cook the delicious Thai foods at professional and hygienic cooking stations, before the real fun begins and you get the chance to prepare and cook for yourself, under the watchful eyes of the qualified and friendly staff. Once each dish has been prepared, enjoy the fruits of your labor and savor the delicious meals you just prepared, take some time to relax and finally be transferred back to your hotel. With our beginner or vegetarian thai cooking classes YOU choose the 5 dishes you want to learn. We offer you a large selection of dishes to choose from.

Phuket: Half Day Easy Thai Cooking Class & Local Market Tour

3. Phuket: Half Day Easy Thai Cooking Class & Local Market Tour

Take part in a half–day cooking class in a local kitchen, after you explore the local market to select your ingredients. Choose from 2 half–day classes: a the morning class starting at 9:30 AM or an afternoon class starting at 2:30 PM. For a more flexible menu, choose the Special Sunday class. See below for a sample of your menu: Monday: in the morning class, enjoy tom yam kung, phad thai, green curry, and mango sticky rice. In the afternoon class, prepare chicken satay, tom kha kai, phad see-ew, and mango sticky rice. Tuesday: the morning class will prepare fish cake, papaya salad, panang curry, and deep fried banana. In the afternoon, prepare tom yam kung, phad thai, green curry, and deep fried banana. Wednesday: in the morning, cook tom yam kung, phad thai, green curry, and banana in coconut milk. In the afternoon, cook fried chicken cashew nut, tom kha kai, fried basil leaves,  and banana in coconut milk. Thursday: the morning menu includes spring rolls, paneang curry, tom kha kai, and mango sticky rice. The afternoon class will prepare tom yam kung, phad thai, green curry, and mango sticky rice. Friday: join the morning class to prepare tom yam kung, phad thai, green curry, and deep fried banana. Choose an afternoon class for fried chicken in oyster sauce, spring roll, tom kha kai, and deep fried banana. Saturday: In the morning class, cook massaman curry, spring rolls, tom yam kung, and banana in coconut milk. In the afternoon, prepare red curry, larb, tom kah kai, and banana in coconut milk. Special Sundays: Choose 3 Thai main course dishes and a Thai dessert. 

Phuket: Old Town Food Tasting Tour with 14 Dishes

4. Phuket: Old Town Food Tasting Tour with 14 Dishes

Explore why Phuket is considered one of Thailand's top foodie hotspots on a walking and tasting tour in the Old Town. Treat yourself to more than 14 different dishes as you make your way through the Central Market. Enjoy spiced rice cooked in banana leaves and traditional rotis. Meet your guide in outside the famous Central Market and begin your walking tour. Weave through the streets and admire a Chinese temple from the outside. Start off with trying a Phuketian classic snack of spiced rice cooked in banana leaves. Back at the market, your guide will take you to a hidden little teashop which serves the local Burmese working community. Here, you'll try Burmese curries, crispy samosas, and other delights accompanied by naans freshly cooked in their wood-fired oven and washed down with sweet tea. Go down the road to find an outdoor fresh fruit and vegetable market where your guide will explain the ingredients that go into Thai cuisine. Sample exotic fruits, juices, and other tasty morsels like deep-fried coconut balls and prawns cooked in banana leaves. Continue your culinary adventure with a bowl of rich Hokkien noodles from a little restaurant. Discover an indoor market famed for its fresh spring rolls filled with cured pork and topped with sweet sauce. Try their coconut pork skewers served with rich peanut satay and zingy ajat cucumber relish. Take a sweet twist as you help yourself to a particularly special Phuket-style crepe cooked over fiery coals. Cool down with a refreshing iced dessert and a sweet milky tea as you indulge on flaky rotis. Return back to the Central Market with a full stomach. Your guide will help direct you back to your accommdations.

Phuket Ko Sire: Cruise with Live Music and 4-Course Dinner

5. Phuket Ko Sire: Cruise with Live Music and 4-Course Dinner

Sit back, relax, and listen to live music while you cruise along the coast of Phuket from Ko Sire to Cape Panwa. Catch stunning views of the island from the boat and watch the sunset over the ocean horizon on this dinner cruise. Sip on a complimentary welcome glass of champagne upon your arrival. Spot landmarks such as the Tha Jeen Bridge from the water. Gaze at a glorious sunset as you listen to a live band. Tuck into a luxury 3 or 4-course meal as you take in the beautiful surroundings. Choose from either a Thai (4-course), Western, or Indian set menu (3 courses).

Baba Tastes Evening Phuket Food Tour for 8 Guests

6. Baba Tastes Evening Phuket Food Tour for 8 Guests

Our Phuket food tours have been voted the best culinary adventures on this food-obsessed island. You’d be one wonton short of a noodle bowl not to drag yourself off the sun-kissed beaches and hit up the drool-worthy eating spots around old Phuket Town, a place bestowed with UNESCO status for its culinary history. In an intimate group of up to 8 guests explore this fascinating trading outpost that's been influencers from across Asia and beyond. We don't want to spoil the surprise, but some drool-worthy highlights including the handmade fresh spring rolls slathered in sticky tamarind sauce, peppery wok-fried mee hoon, Hokkien noodles with delicate prawn wontons and char sui barbecue pork, Southern-style gaeng som curry and over ten more lip-smackingly food tastings in places you'd struggle to find alone. The tour concludes back at the start point, the Phuket Town Central Market, located along Ranong Road in the heart of the city. Enjoy local hospitality and meet new friends along the way. End the tour armed with the knowledge you'll need to continue eating street food across Thailand. Our tour reflects the local cuisine and the limitations of street food vendors means we unfortunately cannot cater for every dietary restriction. Here's an honest appraisal for the tour so no-one is disappointed: ✘ Unsuitable for vegetarians, pescatarians and no-pork diets ✘ Unsuitable for shellfish, peanut and severe allergies. ✘ Unsuitable for severe gluten intolerances, there are traces of gluten in soy sauce. ✔ Suitable for lactose intolerances. ✔ Suitable for no beef diets.

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What people are saying about Phuket City

Lucky was a fantastic host, great English and very knowledgeable about Thailand, it’s history and people. The places we ate in were well chosen and the food amazing. Lucky always knew the history of the restaurant, the family that owned it and the food we were eating. So full, would highly recommend.

Pema is a wonderful guide! She had so much information to offer and she is clearly well-loved in the local community— she knows everyone and it shows. Do not eat before this tour , it is a lot of delicious food, you will be stuffed.

Nam our guide was really knowledgeable, not only around the food, but the Old Town history. She was genuinely interested in all of us on the group and made it a brilliant experience. Thank you Nam..

Excellent tour, very well organised, delicious food, great ambience, Coco our guide was great. Excellent safety checks by the staff before getting off the boat.

It was amazing! Should not be missed when in Phuket! And the food was so delicious!