Best Christmas Dinner Phuket. Great For Christmas Celebrations, special Christmas menu and atmosphere
Many restaurants in Phuket host wonderful, heartwarming Christmas dinner celebrations. But which are the best restaurants in Phuket for Christmas celebrations? Which has the most festive atmosphere and delicious Christmas set menu? With so many restaurants in Phuket, it might be difficult to choose where to book your christmas dinner at. So we decided to handpick our favorite restaurants to get into the holiday spirit during this festive season. So, here are our recommendations for the best restaurants for celebrating Christmas Eve in Phuket in 2021, in no particular order, of course and please do remember these are our own personal favorites. We will add more as more and more restaurants roll out their Christmas plans. If you prefer to celebrate your christmas with a festive brunch or a lunch feast make sure to check out our Christmas Brunches & Christmas lunch spots in Phuket.
If you are looking for a place to ring in the new year check out our blog on the best places to countdown for New Years 2022 in Phuket.
1. Christmas Eve Dinner at Suay Restaurant
One of the most popular restaurants in Phuket, well known for its celebrity Chef Tammasak ‘Noi’ Chootong, Suay Restaurant is a stunning venue with long, shared wooden tables, contemporary art and live music in the garden. Suay Restaurant hosts a 5-course Special Holiday Set Menu on Christmas Eve starting from 4:00pm.
Experience a fine dining experience as you tuck into Lobster & Tuna Tartare, Roasted Pumpkin Soup and a choice of main course dishes including Beef Wellington with truffle jus, baby carrot in parsley butter and Brussels sprouts or Sea bass steak with khao soi curry sabayone, Pommes Anna and apple-fennel salad. A choice of desserts is also available.
Price is THB1,900++ and includes a welcome cocktail, Christmas table set up and live band in the garden.
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2. Christmas Eve Roast Dinner at Wagyu Steakhouse
Surin Beach Area
Located near Surin Beach, Wagyu is Phuket’s most sophisticated steakhouse with unique designer soft furnishings and plush interiors. Treat yourself, your family or your loved ones to a festive dinner which kicks off at 7:00pm.
Enjoy a menu which features Christmas favorites as well as Wagyu Prime Rib Roast from the Darling Downs region in Australia, traditional dishes such as prawn cocktail, oysters,and smoked salmon. Impressive cheeses and desserts will also be served.
Price is THB 4,600 net and inclusive of a bottle of Twinpalms Private Label, Teorema 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon per couple. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited.
3. Christmas Eve Thai Buffet Dinner at Palm Seaside
Bangtao Beach Area
Located on Bang Tao Beach, Palm Seaside evokes the tranquility of the sea with light, airy interiors and sea views throughout the restaurant. Palm Seaside hosts an amazing traditional Thai festive feast on Christmas Eve.
The buffet dinner starts at 7:00pm. Enjoy an array of authentic dishes including Yellow Crab Meat Curry and Stir-Fried Stinky Beans with Prawns, and discover plenty of other mouth-watering dishes to make your Christmas Eve dinner memorable.
Price for adults is THB2,300 net while children eat for THB1,150 net.
4. Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at Friendship Beach Resort
Chalong / Rawaii Area
Tucked away into Chalong Bay, Friendship Beach Resort is a large al fresco restaurant that is family friendly and relaxed. The Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet and Party starts at 6:30pm and includes a welcome drink, visit from Santa Claus, live band and Christmas presents for the kids.
The traditional Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet serves up a huge selection of appetizers including amuse bouche of assorted fruits & nuts as well as smoked salmon lox stuffed with herbed cream cheese. Main courses to whet your appetite consist of imported roast turkey with giblet gravy, Christmas ham and Thai seafood potpourri. An assortment of desserts and pastries complement the buffet.
Price is THB1,600++ per adult and THB400++ for kids under 12 years of age.
5. Traditional Christmas Buffet at Two Chefs Bar & Grill
Kata Beach Area
Located within walking distance to Kata Beach, Two Chefs Bar & Grill has been a staple on the Phuket dining scene for a number of years, and a favorite amongst locals and expats for its welcoming and lively atmosphere. The Traditional Christmas Buffet is a lavish spread of delicious festive season favorites.
Satisfy your appetite with Christmas ham, pickled herring, Swedish meatballs with cream sauce, potato gratin flavored with Scandinavian anchovy, and ginger & honey marinated pork ribs. Desserts include chocolate mousse and gingerbread cookies.
Price is THB1,250 for adults and THB625 for kids under 12. The Traditional Christmas Buffet has two settings – one at 6:00pm and one at 9:00pm. Reservations are recommended.
6. French Christmas Eve Dinner at Cava Bien Marche
Phuket Old Town
A French-inspired grocery, grill & bar with a magical garden setting in the heart of Phuket Old Town, Cava Bien Marche hosts a French Christmas Eve Dinner curated by Chef Sebastian.
Enjoy a set menu of traditional favorites and French specialities starting off with a Christmas Cocktail followed by an Amuse Bouche of Crab Salad, Marenne d’oleron oyster and Pistou Soup. Entrée choices include Foie Gras Terrine Mille-feuille or Eggs Espuma. Plats consist of Roasted Phuket Lobster or Turkey Breast Roll stuffed with morel and fig. Decadent desserts of Chocolate Truffle, Coffee Mousse and Milk Ice Cream end the dinner.
Price is THB2,990 per person for the set menu by reservation only with limited seats available.
7. Traditional Christmas Buffet at Infuse Restaurant
(in Diamond Resort)
Kata Beach Area
Featuring a modern, contemporary dining setting, the stylish Infuse Restaurant in Diamond Resort hosts a Traditional Christmas Buffet on Christmas Eve from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
The lavish Traditional Christmas Buffet offers a choice of salads, soups, Italian cold cuts, European cheeses, special Christmas pate and terrines, and a variety of smoked and pickled fish. Main courses are served with festive vegetable choices and classic pigs in the blanket. Choose from Honey Roasted Ham, succulent Oven Baked Turkey, or the restaurant’s famous Fishermen Stew. Carefully curated, desserts include a fine selection of artisan cakes, traditional Christmas pudding with Brandy sauce and Brandy butter, hand carved local fruits, a selection of Christmas cookies, and homemade Belgian chocolate mousse and Tiramisu.
Price is THB1,850 per person, THB850 kids 5-12 years old. Pre-book and pay before 15 December 2021 for a special price of THB1,650 per person.
8. Cool Christmas Eve at Mrs B Bar & Table
The casual, convivial Mrs B Bar & Table is the perfect place for family and friends to gather to celebrate the festive season while dining on food and drink made from passion and craft, centered around the restaurant’s raw fire hearth.
Celebrate Christmas Eve with special menus of Maine Lobster and Black Angus Tomahawk as well as cold & raw starters, specialities from the Wood Fire Grill, sharing plates, an assortment of side dishes and fantastic desserts.
9. Festive Christmas Eve Dinner at Arcadia Garden (in Hilton Phuket)
Karon Beach Area
Celebrate Christmas Eve in the magical Arcadia Garden with the sea breeze from Karon Beach tickling the air, and experience a Festive Christmas Eve Dinner.
Satiate your palate with a festive buffet spread while enjoying live entertainment from the Duo Band and DJ. Enjoy a special appearance from Santa Claus, who is bringing plenty of presents from the little ones during the family friendly festive season event on Christmas Eve from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
Price is THB1,300 net per adult inclusive of free flow soft drinks and chilled juices, THB2,100 net per adult inclusive of free flow of sparkling wines, house wines & selected beers, THB650 net per child between 6-11 years old with free flow soft drinks and chilled juices. 20% early bird discount when booking before 20 December 2021.
10. Christmas Eve Dreams at DAY & NIGHT of Phuket
Celebrate Christmas Eve in an enchanting Winter Wonderland at DAY & NIGHT of Phuket. Located on Dibuk Road in Phuket Town, DAY & NIGHT is a contemporary all day cafe & restaurant with a fantastic, and well-stocked, cocktail, beer & wine bar. Popular for its modern interiors with a vintage touch, DAY & NIGHT of Phuket is currently decorated in a beautiful Christmas theme.
Perfect for a festive season Instagram feed, the Winter Wonderland decorations at the all day cafe & restaurant are absolutely stunning. A variety of large Christmas trees, Santa Claus statues, Christmas stockings, life-size snowmen, reindeer figurines and Christmas wreaths adorn the restaurant. It is a special scene, and the holiday decorations are quite similar to those you’d find in Western countries during the festive season.
So, drop in and take photographs, and then choose a table for a delicious Christmas Eve. Although the restaurant doesn’t have a special set menu for the holiday, the regular menu is loaded with classic Thai favorites, luscious pasta dishes, great pizzas and international favorites such as Spicy Braised Pork prepared sous-vide and served in a savory brown sauce. The dessert menu at DAY & NIGHT of Phuket is full of homemade cakes and pastries which pair well with a robust cup of freshly brewed coffee as well as a glass of wine.
11. A Chill Christmas Eve at Dibuka Cafe & Restaurant
Enjoy a chill Christmas Eve with friends, family or your special loved one at Dibuka Cafe & Restaurant. A restaurant that serves Thai fusion cuisine and has a nice cocktail bar, Dibuka Cafe & Restaurant has an industrial design and chic interiors. This festive season, the cafe & restaurant has added holiday cheer to its facade with dozens of Christmas trees and snowmen decorations.
Inside the cafe & restaurant, the decorations are also in full force. Loads of festive season tinsel, a massive Christmas tree plus smaller Christmas trees as well as twinkling fairy lights. The atmosphere is beautiful, lively and perfect for those looking to get into the Christmas spirit.
Dibuka Cafe & Restaurant does not have a set menu for the holidays, however, take advantage of some of their great specials including buy 1 get 1 free on pizzas every day from 17:30pm – 20:00pm and drink specials including buy 2 get 1 free from open until close. Located next to the Limelight Avenue shopping center on Dibuk Road in Phuket Town, Dibuka Cafe & Restaurant is sure to be a wonderful place to enjoy a chill Christmas Eve.