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Phuket was crowned 'Thailand City of Gastronomy 2017' by UNESCO. Join our foodie guides on our lunchtime Phuket food tour to discover the secrets behind the island's flavours. Mop up Burmese curries with wood-fired naans and slurp on chai at a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Ranong Road | Fresh Market, Talat Nuea, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just needed to say thank you for a fabulous day . Pema was exceptional and made us feel so comfortable with all the new flavours and foods she introduced us to today, my daughters and I thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the day and will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best food tour. We had been in country 12 days and Pema took us to places where we had the best food of our entire trip. Best Tom Yum, best Won Ton, best Curry! Pema grew up in the neighborhood and had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful time with our knowledgeable guide Pema around the food stalls and markets of Phuket Old Town. Incredible range of cuisines and tastes, Pema was so generous with her knowledge and we felt incredibly welcomed by all the foodie places we went to. Highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank camillahannan
AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Camilla, Thanks for taking the time to leave Pema a review. She really knows her way around the food scene in Phuket! Thank you also for joining the tour and we look forward to seeing you on another one of our foodie adventures soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pema took my three friends and I around old Phuket Town where we sampled some of the best curries I have ever tried. It was a great experience, Pema is a great guide and we tried food we would never have been introduced to without...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! We're so pleased that you had a good time with our guide Pema! She knows all the best, hidden little spots to eat. Those curries are awesome! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your Thai adventure and we hope to see you on...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

If you want a great LOCAL insight into the food & culture of the real Phuket told by a local, this is the tour for you! Pema’s hospitality was a highlight of our holiday.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JJCML143
AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi JJCML143, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for Pema! We've carefully designed the tour with her to take guests to those secret little spots that only locals know. Great to hear that it was the highlight of your holiday! That makes...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

I've been on quite a few food tours across the world but this was the best one yet. I lost count of how many new things I tried and was so impressed with the variety of delicious treats on offer. Pema is a wonderful guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Luke C, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Nathalie, So great to hear that you thought Pema's food tour was best you've ever done! We'll certainly pass on your comments to her! She knows all the hidden little spots in old Phuket town! We all hope you enjoy the rest of your...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A good way of seeing how the locals live away from the tourist areas and sample their local food dishes. We must of tried at least 15 dishes, i would advise those who are interested in the tour too skip breakfast as your eating curry...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mollien2016
Luke C, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Mollie, We're so pleased to hear that you had a good time with Pema. She's a wonderful guide and really knows her stuff when it comes to Southern Thai cuisine. Skipping breakfast is a wise idea! Have a fantastic time on the rest of...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I loved this tour! Pema is fun and engaging and had me try so many different dishes. From markets to street food stalls to restaurants that have been around for decades, I must have tried around 15-20 dishes! A local's perspective is invaluable when sampling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jbmacatulad
Luke C, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi jbmacatulad, So great to hear that you loved the tour. You're totally right than getting a local perspective (Pema has lived in Phuket her whole life) is invaluable. We hope the rest of your time in Thailand was fun and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you Pema! Your knowledge, local connection and humour made for a perfect day trip discovering the melting pot of great food. Highly recommend this tour if you enjoy sampling unique and different flavours along with eating with locals. The balance of history and food...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Luke C, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Lou313, I'll certainly pass on your kind comments to Pema as she'd love to hear them. We're super pleased that she gave you an experience that lived up to expectations. She's lived in Phuket her whole life and knows the food scene there like...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Firstly - the food is absolutely delicious. We ate dishes we would have not known to order in places we would not have known to visit. So many firsts and all extremely tasty. Eat minimally prior - there is much to try! A very pleasant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jessica S
Luke C, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Phuket Town), responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Jessica S, Wow, thanks so much for leaving us a review. We're super happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and that Pema took you to places that you wouldn't have normally visited. She's such a great guide and fun to be around...More

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