Food is always the priority of the tourist to try once they visit a country. Bangkok has a wide variety of street delights to offer. From exotic street food up to delectable fine dining cuisines with Thai-style touch and flavourful taste, Thailand has it all serve in one platter. When the need comes to a restaurant, Bangkok’s best are the decor-less mom-and-pop shops that concentrate only on the food; most of these restaurants have value for the price. Although some are somehow similar taste back home, you would be surprised what special ingredients and flavourful taste, it could be once you have tasted their dishes. Here are the 6 best diners around Bangkok that is a must to visit and dine once you hit this large city of angels.
Issaya Siamese Club
Issaya is a Thai word meaning rainy season. This ground floor room diner includes dining room and large outdoor terrace which is perfect for a great dining experience in Bangkok. Known by most locals and unstoppable gets popularized by tourists because of their out-pouring tasty food that can never be left behind. This restaurant wants to bring a raining effect of enjoyment to their selectable favorite lists of romantic English songs and cuisines. This restaurant is located on Chuaphloeng Road in Bangkok. The restaurant was honored as Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Aqua Panna. Its romantic mood, luscious green garden and a 100-year old fashioned wooden structure are perfect place for couple dinner date.
The 13th best restaurant in the world, owned by renowned Michelin star chef David Thompson and authentic Thai cuisine with flair of different approach is what Nahm gained over 5 years of existence. This restaurant is run by an acclaimed Australian-born Thai food expert David that garnered several cooking awards, which made this restaurant gathered several diners from different parts of the world. Not only known with awards, but brought the Thai cuisine a twisting flavour and mouthwatering dishes that is designed to perfection for your intricate appetite. All of their dishes stand out in style, antiquity and preparation to perfection. The interior are combination of Thai style brick columns mixed with gold and blue colour scheme to bring intimate dining experience.
Thai cooking in Bangkok tends to best hit at Bo.lan. Both play on the owner’s names, Bo (Duangporn Songvisava) and Dylan and a Thai word for ancient are packed every day with well-rounded tourists and locals that can taste authentic Thai dishes which anyone couldn’t resist. This restaurant resides along Sukhumvit Soi 53, a few hundred meters from the Thong Lor BTS Station. A two thumbs up for their cozy wooden concept architecture and easy to find location with the flair of authentic Thai-style decor. The restaurant advocates the use of bio diversified produce and this is reflected in the ever-changing menu. Bo.lan is constantly trying to lessen its environmental impact with the goal of achieving a zero carbon restaurant by 2018.
Although the name sounds proposing, the taste intends to brighten up your full day. The restaurant whoops rose up from number 25 to 12 as one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Eat me Restaurant has garnered a world class reputation of chic arty-cozy features and world-class influential fusion of gourmet dishes. Restaurants Head Chef Tim Butler is unstoppable to create a kaleidoscope of international flavours to all of its menu lists. The restaurant continues to bring best dishes in your plate while transforming the dishes and re-inventing it to more delectable one that such no one can’t resist eating. Fun, friendly staff and fabulous cocktails are further reasons to visit Eat Me for as a late-night dining destination.
Not hard to find a restaurant in Old Bangkok because of neighbouring window walls nearby to Seven Spoons open air ambiance. They offer Mediterranean flair of vegetarian dishes and the overload of meat choices. Though food has served that correspond to the season, they have ample choices of other staple food dishes that could enjoy throughout the year. Seven Spoons is a restaurant with real passion for simplicity and prices so low that you will be doing a double-take when they bring you the bill. The restaurant is almost too good to share, and despite its popularity, it still feels like a fantastic secret. Just make time to come in this restaurant early evening as traffic is pretty bad, or make reservation ahead of time.
Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski
Make your five senses gone wild at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin. Once you step forward in this restaurant you’ll get to transport to different world of dining experiences. Not literally teleporting but the imagination of tasting their delightful French-touched dishes will make you transport to places that you wouldn’t come across in your entire existence. Taste their famous Thai Red Curry. This restaurant is located on the ground level of the Siam Kempinski Hotel that has high ceiling and authentic Thai-style embellishments. The food is patterned to Thai-gourmet cooking and runs by Michelin-starred chef of Kiin Kiin, Chef Morten which was formerly headed by famous restaurateur cooking head Henrik Yde-Andersen. The menu changes every quarter, but signature dishes and favourite remain.