Blue Elephant


There is a restaurant in Phuket that won a no.1 spot in my heart. I fell in love with a dish I never thought would surprise me and it’s called Massaman Lamb. It is, I believe, THE BEST MASSAMAN IN THE WORLD. That is a huge statement to make, so you can imagine how loved up I was, and still am.


{Don’t you wish this was your living room? I certainly do}

Arriving at Blue Elephant is like a discovery on its own. Even more so if you go by tuk-tuk. The Portuguese mansion boasts elegant architecture with chic interior design, as you’re welcomed by polite staffs who speak and understand english perfectly. It’d be a shame not to visit this historical building that tells a beautiful story at the same time.


{Little details of the blue elephant at unexpected corners}

I rarely feature restaurant reviews so when I do, it means it is (fucking) good. And I can’t resist sharing these amazing dishes with you:


{Our welcome starter plate, which first bite enters you into a dream (especially the coconut soup chicken!)}


{Tom Yam Koong Hed Doi Kham – one wasn’t enough}


{Black Crab Curry – 100% crab MEAT only}


{Fresh Lime Sea Bass – fresh fish, refreshing taste indeed}


{Massaman Curry – cooked as described in a poem by King Rama II. So good we had to order II}

Blue Elephant,
BE Governor Mansion, Phuket,
Cooking School & Restaurant,
96 Krabi Road,
Tambon Talad Neua,
Muang District,
Phuket 83000,
Tel: + 66 76 354 355-7

More on Phuket travels:

8 Must Do’s at Phuket Old Town

5 Spots You Can’t Miss at Koh Phangan

Phuket Paradise


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