Traditional Thai food is known for using natural, fresh ingredients and has a reputation for being one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. But when you actually travel to Thailand and dine in one of the many local restaurants, you are sure to be surprised with how much oil, sugar, preservatives and MSG is used when cooking your favourite Thai dishes. The good news for health-conscious travellers in Phuket is there is a great selection of healthy, organic, vegan restaurants and cafes which cater specifically to your healthy eating needs. Below is our list of the best organic restaurants in Phuket.
Photo Credit: La Gritta
1. La Gritta
Mediterranean food has been dubbed as the healthiest cuisine with its fresh spices and plant-based ingredients. La Gritta offers ranges of authentic Italian dishes such as risotto, bruschetta, and pasta, all cooked with a selection of nutritious vegetables and meats. The restaurant is popular with vegans as it also offers plant-based options for their menus. With its top food quality, service, and beautiful view, it’s no wonder that La Gritta is easily packed. Guests are recommended to reserve before they visit this popular restaurant.
Location: 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu Phuket 83150
Phone: +66 (0) 7634 0112
Opening hours: opens daily from 14:00 to 22:30
2. Atsumi Raw Cafe
Atsumi Raw Cafe is located at the southern end of Phuket in the Rawai area. They use organic ingredients which are locally sourced and serve up a delicious menu of Raw vegan/Raw vegetarian dishes — as well as an amazing selection of freshly squeezed juices and smoothies. You have the option to relax and enjoy your meal in their serene outside garden dining area with free WiFi, or you can choose to take your meal to one of the nearby beaches with their carefully prepared takeaway packages.
Location: 99/1 Moo 7, Viset Rd (On corner of Soi Mangosteen, Rawai, Phuket)
Phone: +66 76 623 828
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 9:00 AM — 8:00 PM
3. Pure Vegan Heaven
Pure Vegan Heaven in Chalong has a diverse menu that consists of a huge variety of 100% vegan dishes with many gluten free options. From their mouth watering gluten-free pancakes, to their organic fruit smoothies, everything on the menu at Pure Vegan Heaven is as tasty as it is healthy. Be sure to grab one of their ‘customer loyalty cards’ to receive special rewards and discounts if you’re staying nearby because you are sure to visit this place often!
Location: 10/120 M.5, Soi Ta-ied, Chalong, Phuket
Phone: +66 95 858 3810
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 9:00 AM — 11:00 PM (CLOSED SUNDAYS)
4. Natural Efe Macrobiotic World
The Natural Efe Macrobiotic World restaurant in Rawai is ‘next-level’ when it comes to serving up delectable healthy and 100% organic vegan meals. Everything from their cooking pots, water, salt, grains, vegetables, roots, oil seeds, nuts and seaweeds are chosen from sustainable honest sources. They also understand that food preparation and specific cooking techniques are considered vital for a truly nutritious meal, so emphasis on low heat and short cooking time is practiced at all times.
Location: 14/93-94 Moo 1 | Nai Harn, Rawai, Phuket
Phone: +66 89 785 4801
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 9:00 AM — 8:00 PM
Photo Credit: Soul Phuket
5. Soul Phuket
This restaurant is another popular spot for modern vegan foodies plus it’s located in one of the most beautiful beaches in Phuket, Karon Beach. Offering a wide range of Mediterranean, fusion, western, and Asian dishes, Soul Phuket boasts a healthy menu from breakfast to dinner. All meals are made with fresh plant-based ingredients. Guests can also enjoy the selections of refreshing drinks such as the colorful healthy juices and choices of mocktails!
Location: 224/1 Karon Beach Road, Karon, Phuket 83100 Thailand
Opening hours: 09:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Photo Credit: Wilson’s Cafe on Facebook
6. Wilson’s Cafe
This European restaurant offers a variety of well known dishes such as toast, sandwiches, salad, gluten free pancakes, and burgers made with nutritionally balanced ingredients of vegetables, nuts, legumes, meats, and fishes. But the smoothie bowl is the menu that visitors swore by. Aside from the vast variety of good foods, this playful restaurant has a chill island atmosphere that gets the visitors returning again and again.
Location: 31/44 Moo 1 Soi Saiyuan, Rawai, Phuket 83130 Thailand
Opening hours: 07:30 AM – 9:30 PM
7. Project Artisan
The Project Artisan Restaurant near Layan Beach is a place where you can enjoy healthy, wholesome food in an amazing lush tropical garden setting. Kick start your morning with a delicious Thai Prune Smoothie Bowl made with homemade granola, fruit, seeds and coconut shavings. Drop in for lunch and enjoy a fine choice of craft beers, ciders and wines with a perfectly paired Western & Asian Tapas, BBQ & Salad selection. Or book a table for dinner and treat yourself to a traditional Thai influenced menu made from quality locally sourced organic ingredients.
Location: 53/17 Moo.6 Cherngtalay, Bang Tao Phuket
Phone: +66 93 790 9911
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 8:30 AM — 11:00 PM
Photo Credit: The Vegan Table
8. The Vegan Table
Made for vegetarian food enthusiasts, The Vegan Table offers plant-based International and contemporary dishes. The award -winning Vegan Restaurant located in the heart of Old Town Phuket. The Vegan Table has a wide selection of savory and sweet foods, and makes sure every detail is applied to every vegan dish presented and they use the freshest vegetables, herbs and spices. At The Vegan Table, you can enjoy main dishes like pasta, English breakfast, pizza, and nachos, as well as desserts like cheesecake and apple crumble, all without feeling guilty.
Location: 106 Ratsada Road, Talat Yai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000 Thailand
Phone: +66 76 223 677
Opening hours: daily 11AM – 9PM
9. Santosa Detox & Wellness Center
The Vegan Restaurant inside the Santosa Detox & Wellness Center near Karon beach, serves up modern vegan dishes and healthy raw organic meals. They have an exclusive plant-based menu created by experienced nutritionists and talented chefs, designed to restore alkalinity to your body and excite your taste buds with fresh and exuberant Thai flavors. The restaurant also has captivating views of the Andaman Sea at sunset which provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy an amazing guilt-free dining experience in the evening.
Location: 3 Soi Plak Che2, Patak Rd. Karon, Phuket
Phone: +66 76 330 600
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 7:00 AM — 10:00 PM
Photo Credit: L’Arôme By The Sea on Facebook
10. L’Arôme by the sea
For a luxury dining experience, L’Arôme By The Sea offers 5-star healthy menus. Head by Executive Chef Yannick Hollenstein who was a Sous Chef of Restaurant Mammertsberg in Switzerland when it was awarded with one star in 2015, the restaurant offers a nutritionally balanced haute cuisine menu with vegetarian options. The restaurant will make sure all the ingredients–fishes, meats, vegetables and spices for the food is the best quality and the freshest out there. On top of top-notch food, the guests can dine while enjoying the beautiful view, making it a perfect spot for a romantic dinner.
Location: 247/5 Prabaramee Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 4PM-11PM, Monday closed
See our villas in Phuket. Inspected and selected by Villa-Finder.com.