This month, Asian Palate consults the concierge of The Sukhothai for the best Thai cuisine fine dining establishments in Bangkok.
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Celadon at The Sukhothai Bangkok:
Named as the “Best Restaurant in Bangkok” by Travel and Leisure magazine, Celadon is a celebration of the senses – in true Thai style and service. One of the city’s most iconic Thai eateries, Celadon serves authentic Thai cuisine in beautifully crafted air-conditioned salas.
Submerged in a picturesque lotus-pond with open-air terraces overlooking the water, guests are spoilt both by the choice of tastes they can discover and the tranquil atmosphere. The extensive a la carte menu offers a selection of the finest dishes from all over Thailand, prepared just as they were meant to be enjoyed throughout the ages.
13/3 South Sathorn Road,
Tel: +66 (0) 2344 8888
This satellite of David Thompson’s London mothership serves the Australian Chef’s interpretation of Thai food to high standards of ingredients and preparation. Standout dishes include rare ingredients from all regions of Thailand. These include a jungle curry with Pla Chorn (a fresh water fish). There is also a colourful array of salty and sweet Thai desserts and an extensive wine menu.
27 South Sathorn Road
Tel: +66 (0)2 625 3333
This restaurant is a charming modern Thai house stylishly decorated to match the contemporary Thai food. An outside terrace provides a more informal ambience. The menu changes on a bi-monthly basis to take advantage of the seasonal availability of produce, vegetables and spices. For newcomers to this style of cooking, it is recommended that the table orders the set balanced dinner, a perfect introduction to cooking from the whole kingdom. There is also an interesting selection of traditional desserts.
42 Soi Pichai Ronnarong
Songkram Sukhumvit 26
Tel. +66 (2) 260-2962
Baan Khanitha is a good entry-level restaurant for Thai food novices: spicing is moderate, but not entirely absent. The signature dishes are pamelo salad (Yum som-o), seafood in banana leaves (Hor mok talay) and Tiger prawns with cashew nuts. The restaurant is located on South Sathorn road with an art gallery and coffee shop attached.
69 South Sathorn Rd.
Tel: +66 (0) 2675 4200-1
An elegant, three-storey Rama V-era house with interesting Thai art and carvings, plus an attractive paved terrace. Naj serves stylish Thai cuisine adapted for foreign tastes, A selection of dishes includes toong tong, mee krob, satay, tod mun, yum som-o, massaman curry, sea bass in chili and lime, and a mixture of seafood in black pepper. A fairly standard array of Thai desserts includes mango with sticky rice and a tasty wedge of pumpkin stuffed with custard.
42 Convent Rd
Tel: +66 (0) 2632-2811-3