Cafes in Phuket: Unusual Places to Sip Coffee

Coffee is no longer just a drink, it’s an art form. Take a look at these quirky cafes in Phuket to get your caffeine fix!

Phuket has more than its fair share of bars and restaurants, but if you’re craving a good cup of coffee then you’re also in luck. The café scene is kicking off across the island with everything from antiques to cats getting involved! Check out these cool places to grab a coffee in Phuket white next time you’re in town. For those currently in other spots of Thailand, we’ve also covered our favorite cafes in Chiang Mai and cafes in Bangkok as well!

Rose Espresso: Vintage Charm

If you’re looking for a small café with bags of character and an almost Parisian feel then Rose Espresso is for you. The inside space is tastefully decorated with vintage décor and the food is highly recommended, with cakes, waffles and an all-day breakfast all going down well. The aircon is cool and the coffee is hot so there’s plenty to love!

Hours of Operation: 8AM to 6PM, Daily

Location: 13 Krabi Road, Old Phuket Town, Talat Nuea, Phuket Town 83000

Contact: 080 534 4964

Rose Espresso is among our favorite cafes in Phuket.

Mr Coffee: Breakfast of Champions

Many places serve coffee, and many places offer breakfast, but Mr. Coffee is one of the few places that excels at both. Run by an Italian couple from Venice, the cakes and pastries are unsurprisingly legendary and the croissants are some of the best in Thailand. Grab yourself a table and enjoy a full breakfast with tea or coffee, fruit juice and a cake for 200 baht. Located a block back from Karon beach it’s the best place to kickstart your day in the sun.

Hours of Operation: 7:30AM to 9PM, Daily

Location: 479/1 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100

Contact: 095 032 0273

A list of the best cafes in Phuket wouldn't be complete without Mr. Coffee!

Phuketique Coffee Bar: Craft Beer and Coffee

Phuketique comes up trumps with a shabby chic vibe and top-notch food and drinks. A full range of coffees and teas sit alongside coconut shakes and craft beers, and all their milk-based drinks can be made with soy milk on request. Hungry? Sample the English muffins for breakfast, the buffalo wings for lunch and the chilli poppers for dinner. Highly recommended.

Hours of Operation: 9AM to 10PM, Daily

Location: 2 Ranong Road, Old Phuket Town, Phuket 83000

Contact: 081 974 1559

Phuketique has a more relaxed environment to it compared to other cafes in Phuket.

Neko Cat Café Phuket: Cat Heaven

Coffee, cake and cats? The dream has come true! Neko Cat Café in Rawai is home to nine friendly felines, all waiting to cuddle up next to you while you enjoy a drink or a snack. We can highly recommend the espressos and the fruit shakes, and the ice creams are as good as you’d expect from an Italian-owned place. The only problem is that one of the cats loves desserts so make sure you don’t end up sharing your plate!

PS: There’s a crazy amount of pet cafes in Bangkok worth checking out!

Hours of Operation: 10AM to 7PM, Daily

Location: 39/57 Soi Saiyuan, Rawai, Phuket 83130

Contact: 093 584 8355

Neko Cat Cafe is the staple cat cafe of Phuket.

Coffs&Burgh: Antiques and Instagram

This cute place effortlessly merges a café with an antiques shop, so you feel like you’re sipping your drinks surrounded by family heirlooms. The tasteful décor is the backdrop to an extensive range of coffees, teas and smoothies, and the chocolate brownies are to die for! The staff are friendly and happy to talk about the menu and with so many beautiful corners to explore, this is definitely the place to line up some classy Instagram shots.

Hours of Operation: 10AM to 8PM, Daily

Location: 92 Thanon Thalang, Phuket Old Town, Phuket 83000

Contact: 088 658 0002

Coffs & Burgh has a great balance of cafe food and great coffee on their menus.

Bookhemian 2521: Arthouse  

This lovely little café has evolved out of an art house and bookstore, meaning you can browse independent artwork and second-hand books while enjoying your latte. The menu is western and includes all the usual suspects like teas, coffees and sodas, but they’ve also added a couple of ‘fusion’ bonuses- the mango lassi is particularly good. The menu features artwork drawn by the staff and there is a shop selling new books at the front. A lovely way to while away a rainy afternoon in Phuket Town.

Hours of Operation: 9AM to 7PM, Mon-Fri. 9AM to 8PM, Sat-Sun.

Location: 61 Talang Road, Talad Yai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000

Contact: 098 090 0657

Bookhemian is the best cafe in Phuket for Instagram photos.