The Charm: great southern cuisine at a friendly price
query_builder 30 September 2021

If you are a food enthusiast, then you should include this restaurant in your list. The Charm is a Michelin-star restaurant specializing in authentic southern cuisine.


The Charm or the Charm Dinning Gallery is a restaurant, a meeting place, and a check-in spot with many great photography spots for posting on social media. Located in the middle of Phuket Old Town, the Charm is a 2-story small restaurant serving tasty food and desserts. The building is more than 100 years old. It used to be a house but got renovated into a restaurant. The restaurant represents Phuket’s culture through its Sino-Portuguese architecture mixed with traditional Chinese style. The main concept of the restaurant is “the taste of home” that focuses on homey cuisine and service to make you feel like you are a guest visiting a friend’s house.


The Charm is awarded the Bib Gourmand Award from Michelin Guide for 2 years straight. The restaurant offers various types of cuisine, for example, local southern cuisine, Hainan Chinese cuisine, and Peranakan cuisine. The recommended menu is Tu-mee fish spicy soup which is a rare local dish. Someday, the restaurant serves special menus such as moo satay and local Phuket desserts such as Mugotalam (pandanus pudding) and Gosui (brown sugar pudding). These menu names are in local language so you might not be familiar with it, but we guarantee that every menu is very delicious.


For those who think that a Michelin-star restaurant might be expensive, worry not. Because the Charm offers tasty meal at a friendly price. You can enjoy both meal and dessert at only 1,000 baht.