Tired After a Long Day At The Beach? Head To These Cafes in Phuket To Rejuvenate Your Senses

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Besides being one of the world's finest beach destinations, Phuket has something in store for everyone who pays a visit to this scenic place. But once you have had your fill of the beaches and are looking to explore the lively lanes on this island, you will come across a number of local cafes and restaurants that will whet your appetite. Known for their variety of seafood, the restaurants and cafes serve up the local flavour perfectly.

Here's a list of a few cafes that will surely tickle your taste buds.

One of the oldest cafes in Phuket, this cafe offers incredible roasted coffee. Hock Hoe Lee has been around since the late 60s, giving customers a taste of their signature coffees. But it's not only the coffee which is delicious, you can also try out their all-day breakfast menu which has some of the best multigrain sandwiches and chocolate waffles. Take a stop on the main road from Chalong to Rawai and indulge in the best coffee experience like never before.

Cost for two: Rs. 500-800

Standout dishes: Multi grain sandwiches, drip coffee

Timings: (Monday to Saturday 7.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m, Sunday 7.30 a.m - 11.30 p.m)

Address: 183 Ranong Road, Taradnuea, Mueng, Phuket

Contact: 66 76 381 975

Credits: Hock Hoe Lee Cafe

Photo of HOCKHOELEE - The Original Phuket Coffee Roaster Wiset Road Rawai Phuket Thailand by Aniruddha Kulkarni

Credits: Hock Hoe Lee Cafe

Photo of HOCKHOELEE - The Original Phuket Coffee Roaster Wiset Road Rawai Phuket Thailand by Aniruddha Kulkarni

Credits: Gallery Cafe

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Smoothies, shakes, sandwiches, salads and what not! Here at Gallery Cafe, you'll get to taste a blend of European, English and Mediterranean dishes. Wine, beer and other cocktails are available and not highly priced and they do have happy hours from 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m just for 100 baht (Rs. 200). You can also check out the varieties of burgers this cafe has to offer. Any vegans in the house? You won't feel left alone as the Gallery Cafe has vegan items on their menu. Freshly-baked bread and cakes is also something you should definitely try when you visit this place. The owner of the café is a graduate from the London's Le Cordon Bleu culinary school and he also runs baking classes. So if you are in Phuket on the Rassada Road, do drop in at Gallery Café and get some tips on baking as well.

Credits: Gallery Cafe

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Credits: Gallery Cafe

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Cost for two: Rs. 300-700

Standout dishes: French toast, eggs benedict, fried egg over toasted bread with baked beans

Location: 19 Yaowarad Road | Taladyai, Phuket Town, Phuket

Contact: +66 89 103 7000

If you are craving fresh and healthy food, then this is the place you should be when in Phuket. The Coffee Tribe has a perfect setting where you can stay as long as you want and soak in the atmosphere while listening to some laid-back music. If you have a thing for organic food, you will be glad to know that the owners grow their own variety of vegetables. Try out the fresh fruit juices and smoothies with a protein-loaded sandwich or a tuna wrap. You can also make your own salad using various veggies on the offer. The Thai menu has various dishes which will leave behind a taste of the place.

Credits: Coffee Tribe

Photo of Coffee Tribe Ltd. Rawai Phuket Thailand by Aniruddha Kulkarni

Credits: Coffee Tribe

Photo of Coffee Tribe Ltd. Rawai Phuket Thailand by Aniruddha Kulkarni

Cost for two: Rs. 500-1000

Standout dishes: Hot Chick, Greek passion salad, protein overdose

Timings: (Monday to Sunday, 7 a.m to 8 p.m)

Address: 83/13 Moo 2, Viset Road, T. Rawai, A. Muang Phuket

Contact: +66 76 388 134

Credits: Kaffe' Phuket

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With a simple design and a rustic look, Kaffe' has the laid-back vibe, perfect to start the day off with. Have a heavy breakfast here of egg tarts, omelette sandwiches and coffee. You can also savour their daily homemade blueberry cheese cakes, smoothies and other cold drinks. This cafe is best known for its excellent bakery items and tarts.

Credits: Kaffe' Phuket

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Credits: Kaffe' Phuket

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Cost for two: Rs. 400-600

Standout dishes: Homemade egg tart, banoffee, caramel custard, New York cheese cake & FAB salads.

Timings: Tuesday to Sunday (9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m)

Address: 38 Phuket Rd. Amphoe Muang Phuket

Contact: +66 76 220 934

Credits: The Factory Cafe

Photo of The Factory Cafe Mae Luan Road Phuket Thailand by Aniruddha Kulkarni

With a modern design and architectural work, this place gives you an urban feel which is not so common for its location. The Factory Café's food is affordable and the setup is nice and stylish. You can always walk in for a quick coffee stop or brunch, the staff here is very friendly and the service is top notch. You will be treated with some signature dishes here, which includes Thai fish curry and rice.

Credits: The Factory Cafe

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Credits: The Factory Cafe

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Cost for two: Rs. 550-750

Standout dishes: Massaman curry, Thai fish curry and rice

Timings: Open daily 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m

Address: 81-83 Satoon Road, Phuket Town

Contact: +66 91 820 6900

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