Naithon is one of the most secluded parts of Phuket, boasting incredible natural scenery, white sandy beaches and a peaceful ambience. One of the major draws of this serene area is its lack of mass development, so don’t expect to find a vast selection of the fine-dining venues. If you want to eat well in Naithon, you have to know where to look. Luckily, we’ve done the groundwork for you. Here are our picks for the five best restaurants in Naithon.
Macarona is a casual Italian diner located a few steps from the beach. Serving authentic wood oven fired pizzas, amazing pasta and light but hearty salads, this tiny establishment is a real find if you’re after some casual dining in a beautiful setting and friendly atmosphere.
2. Coconut Tree Restaurant and Bar
Set opposite to the beach, Coconut Tree is an unpretentious Thai-style eatery with a simple yet attractive menu. Serving genuine local cuisine and Western favourites, Coconut Tree is a great spot for grabbing a light bite for lunch or savouring a hearty dinner after a day spent on the stunning Naithon beach.
3. Zouza Pizzeria
Zouza Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant set metres away from the beach and offering a fine-dining experience with a matching price. Even though their speciality is pizza, you can also find an ample selection of other Italian and European dishes. And leave some space for desserts – they are truly outstanding!
4. Tycoon Ting
A modern seafront restaurant, Tycoon Ting features a minimalistic white interior, stylish setting and stunning sea views. Serving gorgeous Chinese fare and Asian fusion, the restaurant provides a refreshing break from the ubiquitous Italian and Thai cuisines served in other restaurants in Naithon.
5. Mareblue Corner
Mareblue serves creative Mediterranean cuisine with an Asian twist. Thanks to the venue’s unbeatable oceanfront location and tranquil atmosphere, the restaurant is an ideal place to spend a romantic evening enjoying some beautiful food with a a glass of wine and listening to the sounds of the ocean in the background.
Though the dining scene in Naithon is somewhat limited, you can still eat well in this stunning corner of Phuket – you just have to know where to look! Do you know other restaurants in Naithon that should be included in the list? Share it in the comments below!