1. The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot is an unpretentious roadside venue offering a simple decor and eclectic cuisine. Serving French fusion, contemporary Thai and mouth-watering seafood, the restaurant provides a wide selection of cuisines appeasing all palates. There is also an attractive dessert menu, so don’t forget to leave some room for the delectable homemade brownie.
2. La Coppola
Sheltered beneath a thatched roof and surrounded by lush greenery, La Coppola is a midrange seafront restaurant featuring comfy rattan chairs, wooden tables and romantic vibes. As for the kitchen, La Coppola serves incredible Italian dishes and Thai fare to die for. Your toes-in-the-sand dining experience is complemented by stunning views and an elaborate wine carte.
3. La Cuisine
La Cuisine is an exquisite high-end restaurant standing out with its romantic setting and beautiful bamboo interior. In keeping with the chic decor, the cuisine served at the restaurant is absolutely astonishing. Fresh and genuine, the French dishes are mouth-wateringly delicious, the selection of fine wines is just perfect and the staff stands out with their professionalism and attention to detail.
4. Fai Restaurant
Elegant and sophisticated, Fai Restaurant is another renowned fine-dining venue, located at the Elements Boutique Resort and Spa. Featuring a modern and cosy decor, the restaurant specialises in contemporary European and Asian fusion cuisine. Treat your taste buds to amazing tempura prawns or go Western and savour a juicy steak cooked to your liking.
5. Mum-A-Roy Restaurant
For some genuine inexpensive Thai food, head to the Mum-A-Roy restaurant. Simple and unpretentious, this local roadside eatery features several separate bamboo gazebos providing an intimate setting and a couple of tables set in the open-sided hut. The food served there is simple yet delicious with an emphasis on fresh vegetables and traditional spices.
6. French Kiss Thanod
French Kiss Thanod is a local beachfront restaurant featuring a lively atmosphere and colourful wooden tables and chairs placed right on the water’s edge. Indulge in stunning ocean views, relax with an ice cold beer and savour the authentic local food served in huge portions. Don’t miss out on the grilled seafood platter which comes with steamed rice and traditional sauces.