Layan dining scene features a laidback and relaxed atmosphere, perfectly complementing the overall ambience of this coastal village in Phuket. Most of the restaurants in Layan are upmarket fine-dining venues serving an eclectic mix of local and international cuisine and offering a sophisticated dining experience. There are also a couple of shack-style local eateries lining the beach, where you can savour real Thai flavours. Check out our picks for the best restaurants in Layan!
1. Dee Plee Restaurant
Embrace the fabulous scenery and elegant setting at the Moroccan-style Dee Plee Restaurant tucked amidst lush greenery overlooking the stunning Andaman Sea. Serving traditional Thai cuisine with a modern touch and bold Asian fusion, this upscale venue is a great option for dining in style in Layan.
2. Sala Layan Restaurant
Sala Layan is a stylish beachfront restaurant offering a chilled out atmosphere, unparalleled vistas and a wide range of international dishes to choose from. Serving brunch, lunch and dinner, Sala Layan offers impeccable service along with amazing contemporary cuisine, focusing on Mediterranean flavours. Try the burgers – they’re absolutely divine.
Modern and trendy, the Breeze is a midrange seafront dining venue serving elaborate European and exotic Albanian cuisine. The restaurant features a contemporary decor with a spacious indoor dining room and an appealing alfresco dining lounge. There’s also a swimming pool available for guests to cool off while waiting for their dinner to be served.
4. Baan Suan Layan
Baan Suan Layan is a relaxed midrange restaurant centrally located on Cherng Talay. This open-plan venue sits tucked away in a verdant tropical garden and serves mouth-watering seafood and hearty Thai dishes, as well as amazing local desserts to treat your taste buds.
With its futuristic modern decor, chic indoor and spacious outdoor seating, relaxing atmosphere and elaborate Mediterranean cuisine, Firefly is one of the most sophisticated restaurants in Layan. Besides the incredible cuisine, the venue also serves fantastic signature cocktails – must-try!
6. Som Restaurant
Som Restaurant features bamboo furnishing and decorations, a choice of indoor or outdoor seating and intimate ambiance in the secluded dining room. Serving Asian fusion and succulent seafood, the restaurant also specialises in Thai desserts, so remember to leave some space for the sticky rice with mango – it’s gorgeous here!
7. Seafood at Trisara
Exuding style and luxury, Seafood at Trisara is a high-end fine-dining venue featuring classy French interior and stunning ocean views, taking your sophisticated dining experience to a new level. The restaurant offers eclectic Thai fare and scrumptious seafood dishes, as well as fantastic sushi for Sunday brunch.