Wondering where to go for high-end Thai dining in Bangkok? Restaurants at the city’s top luxury hotels are always a sure bet in terms of service and ambiance but they’re not always the best places to go for great food. Here are a handful of upscale places to go if you’re looking for a special Thai meal.
One of Bangkok's hottest tables is Bo.lan, a celebration of Thai flavors with a decidedly modern flair. The proprietors, a Thai and English couple who worked at the famous Nahm restaurant in London before venturing out on their own, are committed to creating authentic, sophisticated Thai food. Read the full review of Bo.Lan.
Yes, this new restaurant is in a hotel but don’t be turned off, if it’s anything like David Thompson’s other branch in London it will exceed your expectations. nahm in London is the only Michelin-starred Thai restaurant in Europe.
- Address: Metropolitan Bangkok, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok, Tel. +66 2625 3333
This Thai restaurant on Soi Ruam Rudee is a bit more modern than its elder sibling, Baan Kaanita, but still serves traditional Thai fare. The restaurant is housed in an old house but the interiors are filled with modern art.
- Address: 63/3 Soi Ruam Rudee, Ploenchit Road, Tel. +66 2253 5408-9
- Cost: Around 1,500 Baht ($45) for two people
4. La Na Thai
This gorgeous Thai restaurant is part of Face Bangkok, a high-end bar, Indian Restaurant, bakery and Thai restaurant on a compound of restored wooden Thai houses on Sukhumvit Soi 38. The Thai restaurant is filled with Thai art and artifacts. The menu features some Thai favorites as well as some more creative dishes.
- Address: #29, Sukhumvit Road, Soi 38, Tel. +66 2713 6048
- Cost: Around 2,000 Baht ($60) for two people