From Mexican to French culinary attractions, we’ve carefully selected a diverse list of restaurants who are amazing at what they do. Travellers, get ready to savour flavours that will ignite all your senses and leave your tummy feeling more satisfied than ever.
Taste a delicate and expressive dining experience in a refined Kyoto-style ambience that reflects the seasons and cultures of both Japan and Thailand. Chef Takagi Kazuo, blends local Thai ingredients alongside the finest Japanese produce. An experience for all the senses, the 10-seat restaurant offers Kaiseki dining, an elegant iteration of Japanese cuisine that is a true expression of culinary skill and experience.
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, 48 Oriental Ave, Bang Rak
Open noon–2:30pm for lunch and 7–10pm for dinner
(Closed on Monday and Tuesday)
For more information, visit mandarinoriental.com.
Claiming to bring Mexico to Bangkok one tortilla at a time, Santiaga is an authentic and upscale restaurant by Chef Billy Bautista of the renowned La Monita Tacqueria, offering dishes from lesser known Mexican regions reintroduced as a multi-course omakase meal. Using modern and ancient cooking techniques to create exotic tastes, diners will feel as if they have been transported to Mexico for a delicious meal.
888, Above Billy’s Smokehouse, 23-24 Phloen Chit Rd
Open Tuesday–Sunday, 5:30pm–9:30pm
For more information, visit fb.com/santiagabkk.
AdHoc takes fine dining to the next level. A chef’s table dining outlet, AdHoc boasts minimal Nordic interiors but actually serves delectable Thai food. Known for his meticulous use of local seasonal ingredients, diners delight with each bite as rare and exotic flavours are hidden in each dish, while infusing traditional offerings with elevated street food made with a twist.
36/22 Soi Phrom Si 1, Sukhumvit 39
Open daily 6–11pm
For more information, visit fb.com/adhocbkk.
Set in a striking Bauhaus-style villa that oozes class, Clara is a celebration of modern Italian cuisine. Run by chef Christian Martena and his wife Clara Del Corso-Martena, they have put their hearts into this culinary venture. The menu takes diners along a journey in Italy and is a blend of native cuisine and contemporary techniques that elevate the premium ingredients, handpicked from Europe.
Clara, 69 Soi Prasatsuk
Open Monday–Saturday 5–11pm
For more information, visit clarabangkok.com.
Crafted with the intention of making fine dining accessible and family-friendly, Chef Hari Nayak blends Thai and Indian culture that’s inspired by the incredible regional delicacies of coastal India using the best of seasonal Thai produce. Mostly created for sharing, diners can enjoy a taste of both ethnic and progressive dishes while each plate takes you on a gastronomical holiday through peninsular India.
7/2 Sukhumvit Soi 18
Open daily from noon–2:30pm for lunch and 5:30pm–9:30pm for dinner
For more information, visit jholrestaurant.com.
Inspired from his travels around the globe, Chef Arnaud Dunand takes diners to the Savoie Region, set in the midst of the French Alps. Offering a contemporary French cuisine, the restaurant relies on ingredients from natural surroundings while also focusing on seasonality. The restaurant highlights its ingredients by working closely with local Northern Thai producers to small-scale, sustainable producers in Japan and France. As diners savour each bite, every single dish taps into the Chef’s personal narratives in a refined and intimate manner.
55 Soi Sueksa Witthaya, Silom, Bang Rak
Open daily at 5:30pm–9pm for dinner
Noon–2pm for weekend lunch (Saturday, Sunday)
For more information, visit fb.com/maisondunandbkk.