The restaurant won awards for best fine dining cuisine (country, Thailand), best wine selection (continent, Asia) and best Mediterranean cuisine (regional winner, South East Asia).
The 9th Floor owner Bart Duykers commented: “This is a tremendous tribute to the hard work of our staff who are proud of the consistently high level of cuisine and service we deliver to create the type of dining atmosphere the awards are looking for.”
The World Luxury Restaurant Awards aim to highlight special features to raise the standards of service in luxury restaurants by imposing strict selection criteria on the standard of interior design, food quality--to haute cuisine level--and positive service reviews.
The 9th Floor has one of Phuket’s most extensive wine lists (300+ labels) from France, Chile, Spain, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, North America, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Portugal, Argentina and Australia.
The Mediterranean based menu has an extensive offering of seafood, poultry, meat, pasta, rice, salads, cheeses, Thai, soups, fondue and desserts.
The 9th Floor’s “Angels” are highly trained Thai waitresses who are renowned for their high level of service. A number of them are trained sommeliers who can advise on wine.
The interior atmosphere is a subdued elegance with an uninterrupted, open window evening view across Patong to the Andaman Sea.
Added Mr Duykers: “The World Luxury Restaurant Awards aims to promote culinary excellence and a memorable experience to create an outstanding atmosphere. We believe winning these awards confirms our aim of providing the best possible dining experience.”
The awards are based on the food experience as a whole, combined with aspects of service excellence, presentation quality and menu choices.
Voting is mainly from guests and also industry professionals.
About The 9th Floor.
The 9th Floor is located on the ninth floor in The Sky Inn Condo on Ratuthit Songroipi Road in Patong. Diners can look out through open windows across Patong to the Andaman Sea. The “Angels” are beautiful young Thai women trained to advise on cuisine and wine. The Mediterranean based menu also features many seafood dishes and a selected fondue section. More than 300 wine labels and an extensive cocktail list are available.