The White Box Restaurant at Kalim Bay has become one of the trendiest restaurants in Phuket over the past few years. With its chic and pristine white d?cor against the backdrop of the Andaman Ocean, the restaurant and the lounge bar has become a favourite jaunt for droves of tourists and local residents.
The conceptual atmosphere of the restaurant is a great first impression separating itself from others and embracing a unique atmosphere with a minimalist decor. With a sophisticated European fine dining environment merging together with a more laidback dining atmosphere of Asia, east meeting west has never been more complimentary than within White Box.?
Set over three floors, with the ground floor as reception, the second floor is a trendy dining area with indoor and outdoor seating. The third floor is reserved for the ultra-modern lounge equipped with strategically placed neon lighting and a unique retractable roof that allows provides an amazing open-air atmosphere allowing the fresh ocean breezes to subtly waft within.
The lounge is not only an ideal place to relax before your meal, but it also makes for a great after dinner venue where you can often enjoy international deejays and special events on a regular basis. On these nights you will see the beautiful and trendy people of Phuket strutting their stuff in fine fashion.
The menu concentrates on Mediterranean delights with a selection of Thai favourites. The al a carte menu is influenced by countries such as Italy, Spain, Greece and the South of France. With a vast selection of Asian starters such as Tom Yam Seafood, Tempura Tiger Prawns and pan-fried lobster with mango, apple, dragon fruit and tamarind sauce, your taste buds will be taken to their limit.
You could sample some Mediterranean cold and warm starters that include beef Carpaccio, the exquisite mozzarella and mango rolled in pata neora, wild mushroom ravioli, Phuket lobster soup with cognac, and sliced duck breast with shitake risotto, red wine reduction & air of parmesan.
The Mediterranean and Thai main course menus are split into two varieties ? land and sea. With a choice of some classic Thai cuisine favourites such as the ever tasty lamb massaman and steamed snowfish with ginger and mushrooms, there is a classy edge to the Thai menu. European main courses are a varied choice of imported steaks and local seafood inspired Mediterranean dishes.????
The White Box menu is already filled to the brim with Mediterranean and modern Asian classics that tantalize the taste buds. The choice of appetizers, filling main courses and rich desserts is startling. An exotic choice of seafood and imported Australian steaks ensures the menu has something for everyone.
The atmosphere of the main restaurant areas (indoor and outdoor) and the roof-top lounge area provide diners with a classy yet trendy atmosphere that keeps people coming back for more. If you were debating whether or not to visit the White Box, don?t delay, you will have a great evening within a wonderful restaurant at one of the best locations on the island.
White Box Restaurant, 247/5 Prabaramee Road (Beach Road) Kalim, just north of Patong. Tel: (+66) 0 76-34-62-71