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Discover Phuket’s Hidden Culinary Treasure

Hidden Gem in Phuket

Tucked away on a charming side street in Mueang, Phuket the sounds of sizzling woks and lively conversation spill from an open-air restaurant glowing under hanging paper lanterns. Though the venue blends harmoniously with its Sino-Portuguese surroundings, this unassuming eatery called Three Monkeys offers an unexpected world-class dining experience right in the historic heart of the city.

Despite its laid-back vibe, Monkeys has garnered critical culinary acclaim rivaling Phuket’s top luxury establishments. It is a restaurant like no other, with great staff and amazing beauty from inside to the outside. Located next to Hanuman World Adventure Zip-line park, this is the place to dine after a long adventure amongst the wildlife and tress.

Paradise Hidden Gem
Paradise Hidden Gem

Boasting an expertly-crafted menu fusing Thai and international flavors, house-blend cocktails, and impeccable service, Monkeys is considered one of Phuket’s premier dining destinations. According to Tripadvisor’s 2023 Travelers’ Choice Awards, it ranks in the top 5% of Mueang Phuket’s 11,000+ eateries. Embraced for its vibrant atmosphere and creative global cuisine curated by acclaimed Executive Chef Somboon.

Here is where you can enjoy one pf the best picturesque restaurants in Phuket and enjoy the great live music by the local thai band, who sings songs from all over the world.For adventurous foodies, an evening at Three Monkeys opens the door to one-of-a-kind culinary journeys without even leaving the table.

Signature small plates like crispy pork belly with pickled pineapple and chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce start the exploration on a high note. Beyond delectable Thai favorites, the menu excels in fusing local ingredients into award-worthy modern masterpieces.

Dishes such as Phuket lobster panang curry, slow-braised beef cheek massaman, and chili glazed salmon with forbidden black rice showcase Chef Somboon’s ingenuity in elevating Thai staples into gastronomic works of art.

Hidden Gem Oasis
Hidden Gem Oasis

Each dish not only captivates the palate but is artfully plated with vibrant tropical colors and textures to delight the eyes before the first tempting bite. And the culinary experience crescendos through to dessert with indulgent offerings like mango and sweet sticky rice or house-made pandan ice cream.

It becomes clear why Three Monkeys receives rave reviews for surpassing visitors’ loftiest expectations with its unique, locally-sourced cuisine. Come and see why it is the talk of the town. From affordable cuisine to a picturesque Instagram feed, we are here to serve you.

Yet what perhaps makes this Old Town haven truly exceptional is the heart behind it. More than just another popular venue dishing up meals, Monkeys aims to surround patrons with the warmth and hospitality that Thailand has long been admired for worldwide.

The friendly staff quickly get to know repeat guests by name while the inviting handcrafted furnishings make every visit feel like an intimate family dinner. Though showered with awards, Monkeys stays dedicated to its Old Town roots, sourcing fresh ingredients from nearby markets and vendors to mutually benefit the community.

For culinary adventurers aiming to discover Phuket’s true flavors, an evening at this hidden neighborhood treasure should top the itinerary. Under the glow of woven silk lanterns, Three Monkeys’ celebrates yet understated dining room offers the perfect recipe of creative excellence paired with the spirit of Thai/Western and Japanese graciousness that flavors this one-of-a-kind tropical destination.

It is one of the perfect restaurants to dine in during your vacation in Phuket and it is one of the best places to enjoy live music, great drinks and food as well as a lovely Dinner, or Lunch with family and friends.

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