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Thai Gastronomy Shines at the 2022 Phuket TOP25 Restaurants Awards
TOP25 Restaurants Phuket has announced the 2022 Awards with Samut restaurant taking the island’s top position for fine dining. Samut is helmed by chef Chatchawan Varahajeerakul, preparing fine Thai cuisine focusing on local seafood enhanced with local ingredients and spices. Close behind, in second position, is L’Arôme by the Sea, where Swiss chef Yannick Hollenstein creates modern French dishes in elegant restaurant with breathtaking sea views. The two top restaurants are followed by PRU, Phuket’s only Michelin-star restaurant, where chef Jimmy Ophorst raises regional food to a new level, inspire by Thailand’s various eco-systems. Nitan, an upscale, innovative Thai dining restaurant and Suay where Chef Noi serves modern Thai dishes, infused with European techniques.
The annual list and awards are based on Travelindex’s owned and patented “Restaurant Rating Index.” The multi-tier rating combines the power of crowd wisdom (social media and review sites) with artificial intelligence behavioral algorithms enhanced with guidance and expertise from on-the-ground experts, making it a true and objective curation and measuring standard.
“With the stringent criteria applied to all restaurants in Phuket, Thai restaurants and Thai chefs have made tremendous progress and represent now eighty percent of our award winners in Phuket. We contribute to fostering the image of Phuket as a prime regional gastronomy destination, not only for excellent international food but also for some outstanding Thai and hyper-local food.“, said Bernard Metzger, Founder and Chairman of the TOP25 Restaurants Guide and Award series.
THE PHUKET TOP25 RESTAURANTS AWARDS 2022 go to the following restaurants:
- Samut, Innovative Thai
- L’Arôme by the Sea, Modern French
- PRU, Modern Thai
- Nitan, Innovative Thai
- Suay, Modern Thai
- Black Ginger, Rustic Thai
- JAMPA, Innovative Thai
- Acqua, Italian Fine Dining
- Jaras, Modern Thai
- Ta Khai, Rustic Thai
- Saffron Phuket, Traditional Thai
- Takieng, Southern Thai
- Age Restaurant, International
- Blue Elephant, Royal Thai Cuisine
- Nahmyaa, Modern Thai
- Wagyu Steakhouse, International
- Mom Tri’s Kitchen, Innovative Thai
- Carpe Diem Beach Club, Mediterranean
- Seafood at Trisara, Traditional Thai
- Tu Kab Khao, Traditional Thai
- Baan Rim Pa, Royal Thai Cuisine
- Kata Rocks Clubhouse, Mediterranean
- Talung Thai, Modern Thai
- Silk, Traditional Thai
- One Chun, Southern Thai
Seeking a little inspiration for where to dine in Phuket? Luckily, TOP25 Restaurants has just announced the winners of its annual TOP25 Phuket Restaurants Awards, highlighting the best restaurants on Thailand’s holiday island: https://tinyurl.com/2gfzwpr9
If you do not see your favorite restaurant on this year’s TOP25 Restaurants list, please click here for its submission.
About TOP25 Restaurants by Travelindex
Travelindex is a content-driven ecosystem for the travel and tourism sectors. Our media group operates an open and free digital platform, connecting directly to millions of people worldwide, providing inspiration and advice for discerning travelers. The TOP25 Restaurants guides leverage the first independent rating system based on artificial intelligence combined with human expertise, to curate a premium selection of restaurants and available dining choices, wherever you are. We bring together the best of all cuisines with every establishment chosen first and foremost for the quality of cooking and service. The annual TOP25 Awards showcase the most outstanding restaurants and the ultimate collection of dining venues.