Phuket offers plenty of nightlife and entertainment ranging from quiet restaurants, music pubs, cabaret’s to pulsating discos. Patong is the heart of Phuket nightlife. The beer bars and a-go-gos are a significant part of Phuket’s nightlife. Everybody is welcome at these bars, even if they are only sightseeing.
The nightlife scene is more laid back at Karon, Kata and Rawai but have a good selection of restaurants and bars with life bands and smaller discos. In Karon, the nightlife is at the north end and south end of the beach. In Kata, it is around Kata Yai Beach. In Rawai it is in the area along the beach road and the main road. Best choice to meet expats is Freedom Bar offering pool, big screen to watch sport and a live band on weekends.
Laguna Green Bars is a good spot to hang out having some Kebab, drinks and good music and to await the time Laguna disco or Icon disco opens (2-6am). Other good entertainment bars are Asia Bar, Good Time Bar, Cheers Bar.