Zuma pops up by the beach at Anantara Layan Phuket



World-renowned and award-winning restaurant ZUMA brings its contemporary Japanese cuisine to the Anantara Layan Phuket Resort in Thailand – the first ever ZUMA pop-up in Asia.

This dining experience, running from December 15 until mid February next year over the international festive season, will offer guests the chance to enjoy dining ZUMA style, with the Andaman Sea as a breathtaking backdrop.


Menu highlights will include a selection of ZUMA’s favourite signature dishes such as spicy beef tenderloin with sesame, red chili and sweet soy; miso marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf and sliced yellowtail with chili relish, ponzu and pickled garlic. A wide range of grilled dishes from the Japanese robata will also feature at the pop-up, alongside sushi and sashimi, all available for both Anantara guests and outside diners.


Hong Kong-based award-winning bar development manager Arkadiusz Rybak will be heading up the bar team and implementing ZUMA’s classic cocktails, including the Smoked Japanese Whiskey Sour, Zumanuka and Raspberry and Passionfruit Martini.

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort is on the northwest coast of Phuket, a pristine corner of the island. The resort features a selection of other wining and dining options including the hillside signature restaurant Dee Plee serving authentic Thai cuisine, and Anantara’s signature Dining by Design offering individually tailored dining experiences. Guests can indulge in luxurious spa journeys at the resort’s Anantara Spa, and the more active can take Muay Thai boxing lessons or enjoy kayaking and other non-motorised watersports at Layan Beach.


Just launched are The Residences by Anantara, 15 luxurious sea view residences offering the ultimate in opulent indulgence complete with on-call butler services. The Residences are available for holiday bookings by families or groups.

Anantara Layan is a five-star hideaway that offers guests unique experiences while surrounded by natural exclusivity and the festive ZUMA pop-up will add to the unsurpassed luxury.

ZUMA can be found in ten locations globally, including Bangkok, London, Dubai, Miami and Hong Kong.

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