Restaurant Review: Black Ginger at The Slate, Phuket in Thailand
Connoisseurs from around the globe are hailing Black Ginger at The Slate as the best Thai food in the Thailand. Condé Nast Traveller recently outlined that is was ‘Absolutely sensational’ and a ‘delicious feast and I would definitely recommend to anyone going to Phuket’, whilst Food and Travel Magazine marked the Thai sensation as ‘The BEST Thai food of the whole trip’.
Lead by acclaimed chef Chef Piak who has cooked for the Thai Royal family, Black Ginger regularly astonishes diners with its authentic, fragrant flavours and Traditional Thai dishes that are cooked to perfection. A true gourmet Thai experience and a magnet for food lovers, the incredible setting is worthy of the mouth-watering cuisine for diners to savour.
A unique setting with exceptional standards, this restaurant I can assure you raises experiential dining to a whole new heavenly level of culinary expectation. True to Thai design, the restaurant is a beautiful wooden mansion with a majestic arched-roof that by night is cloaked by artificial smoke and features cutting edge contemporary design blended with charming old-world charm. Hovering in the middle of a magical lagoon, diners can only reach this restaurant of intrigue by a roped pulled raft.
The culinary jewel in The Slate hotel’s crown, Black Ginger showcases Siam flavours within this masterpiece of ancient Thai design. Serving the finest grilled meat and seafood with a creative Asian twist from around the globe, this unforgettable restaurant, set within its unparalleled fairy-tale setting features exceptional dishes such as a rich nutty massaman curry with steamed jasmine rice or their and fragrant and spicy Tom Yum Soup, leaving diners dreaming and drooling over for a lifetime.
From the moment guest’s step onto the floating platform, Black Ginger is a Thai restaurant like no other. The buffet nights offer an interactive experience which enables diners to browse each station situated across different locations of the restaurant. At each buffet station offering Phuket specialities, individual chefs aid and recommend diners to further heighten the gourmet Thai experience. Sample rare Thai delicacies such as battered cha-plu leaves drizzled with sweet chilli sauce and ‘roll your own’ spring rolls served with juicy crab and pork or Southern Style Yellow Fish Curry with the accompaniment of a whole assortment of locally sourced vegetables.
The Slate, known formally as Indigo Pearl features 177 luxurious villas and super luxe suites. The resort boasts lush tropical gardens, sparkling turquoise pools to cool off with a dip, postmodern artistry inspired from Phuket’s tin mining history and a glamorous private beach club. And the warm, relaxing waters of the Andaman Sea is always close at hand for guests wanting to soak up sublime sunsets and the soothing twilight air on the sands. Additionally, the resort offers a range of gastronomic havens each with a distinct and unique dining adventure, and all ingeniously fusing in exotic surroundings of the setting.
Address: Black Ginger at The Slate: 116, Moo 1, Sakhu Thalang Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand, +66 76 327 006, theslatephuket.com/restaurants-bars/black-ginger
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