Phuket and Phang Nga added to the 2019 edition of The Michelin Guide Thailand

Updated on June 13 2018

The arrival of Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018 has undoubtedly drawn international attention to the vibrant Thai cuisines that has got worldwide food lovers hooked to the country in the first place. Following the success of the first edition, Michelin has announced its expansion to the Andaman cities of Phuket and Phang Nga, in addition to Bangkok and its vicinity provinces to promote Thailand as an international gastronomic destination.

Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket, Phanga

In partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Michelin will be presenting a guidebook dedicated to Bangkok, Phuket and Phanga in the 2019 edition, showcasing the beauty of local Thai gastronomy and hospitality scene. With street vendor Jay Fai winning the star back in the first edition, the guide is committed to captivate local food trends and various lodging experiences. A significant addition to the upcoming guide will be the 28 Thai street-food stalls, which will not only pay homage to the local street food culture but also highlight the culinary diversity of the Kingdom.

kua kling
Kua Kling, a Southern-Thai staple made from minced meat fried in curry sauce

Characterised by unique cuisines derived from Malaysia, India, China, and the Peranakan culinary heritage, Phuket and Phang Nga’s authentic and flavourful Southern flavours are some of the best examples of the country’s cultural cuisine. “Basically, [both Andaman cities] truly offer an infinite variety of flavours worth discovering,” said Mr. Trai-Ukos, Country director of Michelin Siam. Together with the two coastal cities, culinary destinations from the inner zone of Bangkok city, as well as its surrounding provinces, including Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, and Samut Prakan will also be substantially covered in the latest guidebook.

Expected to launch at the end of this year, The Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang Nga 2019 will available in a bilingual format (Thai and English) and in both print and digital versions.

For more information on The Michelin Guide Thailand, visit guide.michelin.com/th/en/bangkok.