Looking for somewhere special to eat this November? We have put together some great restaurant deals in Bangkok, Pattaya and more.
Chef Purida, head chef at Hotel Muse Bangkok presents an innovative take on Thai classics for a memorable Loy Krathong feast. To mark the occasion, Chef Purida, winner of Iron Chef Thailand, displays a completely uncompromised Thai menu priced at Bt1,800 ++ at Su Tha Ros, with limited places on Nov. 28.
Begin with pan-friend Hokkaido scallops, betel leaf and roasted coconut, minced shrimp and Chinese sausage or prawns with ginger and egg, with a delicious wing bean salad and chili jam to reset the palate – ahead of a fiery “tom yum rakam goong” with herbs and zalacca. Mains include massaman lamb, intensely pure “pla hima pad cha,” grilled rock lobster, shitake mushrooms and steamed jasmine. Coconut creme brûlée will put out the fire and make way for unforgettable post-feast chatting, in one of the city’s most amazing panoramic restaurants. The Loy Krathong Festival Menu is available for dinner. Reservation is highly encouraged and Le Club Advantage Plus members receive 10% discount.
Where: Su Tha Ros, Hotel Muse Bangkok Lnagsuan, 55/555 Langsuan Road (BTS: Childom)
Contact: 02 630-4000
On Nov. 20-24, at 6-10:30 p.m., Parkview Restaurant of Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel presents Seattle’s Anthony Pane as guest chef. Chef Anthony, originally from Chicago, has worked with some of the “windy city’s” most talented chefs before his passion for fine ingredients and the freshest seafood delivered him to Seattle on the U.S. West Coast.
In his short time in Seattle he rediscovered the simplicity of using the best ingredients to create stunning food. By 2010, after joining Renee Erickson’s team at a newly opened oyster bar named The Walrus & The Carpenter, he became an acclaimed hero of oyster and fresh seafood-based cuisine. Bangkok foodies will get a chance to sample Chef Anthony’s special seafood-based cuisine at Parkview for five days only.
He will present simple preparations of imported and local fish, shellfish, and oysters prepared in such a way to make the ingredient the true star of the dish. Expect a free flow of premium oyster imported from Washington; grilled sardines with walnuts, parsley and shallots; Royal project crawfish; Harissa Butter with cilantro; Royal Project trout and scallop tartare and a variety of a la carte menu preparation. Tantalizing food and wine will be integrated in Parkview’s gourmet buffet dinner.
As chef’s visit also coincides with America’s Thanksgiving Day, Delta Airlines is giving two lucky diners the chance to win airfares for two to visit The Walrus & The Carpenter Restaurant in Seattle to experience Chef Anthony’s cuisine first-hand. Price is Bt1,500 net/person (food only) plus Bt150 net/person for free flow of fruit juices and soft drinks. Add Bt700 net/person for free-flow of red, white, and sparkling wine; draught beer; fruit juice; smoothies; and soft drinks.
Where: Parkview Restaurant, Lobby level, The Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Sukhumvit 22
Contact: 02-261-9000, ext. 5001, 5004
On Nov. 28, Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, joins the Loy Krathong celebration with activities traditionally associated with the festival. Of course, every guest gets a krathong to float and enjoy seafood and BBQ dinner for only Bt1,299++ (adults) andBt650++ (kids under 12).
Where: Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya
Contact: 038-301-234 ext 4314
Through the years, Loy Krathong has become a much-awaited fun festival.To make the dazzling event more memorable, Apsara Diner Cruise presents a Royal Thai set menu at Bt 2,800 net, inclusive of a krathong and Thai traditional performance.
Where: Apsara River Cruise
Contact: Banyan Tree Bangkok at 02-679-1200
In November, Tables – dubbed as Bangkok’s first and only European restaurant with tableside cooking, invites diners to experience the new “Tables Signature Dinner” promotion created by Chef de Cuisine Michel Eschmann. The promotion features all of Tables’ signature dishes including a selection of appetizers presented tableside, a choice of signature main course, cheese table or signature desert platter, all for just Bt2,200++ per person, and is available seven days a week.
Where: Tables, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Rajdamri Road (BTS: Childom)
Contact: 02 254-1234; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Nov. 11-15, Romsai celebrates Diwali — probably the most wellknown of all Hindus festivals. Also known as the “Festival of Lights,” it is celebrated, like most cultural festivals, with festive meals. For the occasion, Romsai presents a selection of rich, tasty, and spicy Indian dishes. Buffet dinner is priced at Bt1,250++ Sundays-Thursdays, Bt1, ,600++ on Fridays; and Bt 1,500++ on Saturday. The Sunday Brunch is priced at Bt1,700++ Children aged between 4 and 11 pay half price.
Where: Romsai, Lower Lobby Level, Banyan Tree Bangkok, Sathorn Road
Senior Korean cuisine specialist and chef extraordinaire, Madam Hanna Kim, returns from Korea with a fresh selection of new dishes from Soeul’s finest restaurants. Now available for you to enjoy at Kongju Korean Restaurant, the new menu features dishes such as steamed prawn with pine nut sauce; grilled eel, beef or pork spare ribs in pumpkin; mustard salad and pan-fried mungbean pancake.
Where: Kongju Korean Restaurant: 2nd floor of Pathumwan Princess Hotel, 444 MBK Center, Phyathai Rd (BTS: National Stadium)
Contact: 02 216-3700, ext. 20230
On Nov. 10-30, Biscotti pairs great truffle dishes with wines from Pio Cesare, known for its excellence, richness and the true art of Italian winemaking. Biscotti chef Daniele Cason, a native of Rome, will feature an impressive menu using white truffles from Piedmont. Delight your tastebuds with Chef Daniele’s truffle dishes, which include Hokkaido scallop, quail egg, pencil asparagus paired with Pio Cesare Langhe Arneis; bluefin tuna tartare, cucumber, coriander, and horseradish sauce paired with Pio Cesare ‘Piodilei’ Langhe Chardonnay; and pan-seared foie gras and nutmeg, potato foam paired with Pio Cesare ‘Fides’ Barbera d’Alba and many more. The price for the wine dinner is Bt7,500++. A la carte menu also available at prices ranging from Bt1,200 to Bt4,500++ per dish.
Where: Biscotti, Four Seasons Bangkok, Rajdamri Road (BTS: Rajdamri)
Contact: 02-126-8866, ext. 1229 and 1230
The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s popular Up & Above Restaurant is combining favorite Thai and international buffet choices with main course dishes prepared and cooked-to-order to add real value to the Sunday Brunch. This new signature Sunday brunch presentation is priced at Bt3,200 per person, inclusive of one bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne per couple, wines, beers, cocktails, juices, soft drinks and smoothies. Options include a luncheon package with free flow cocktails, wines and beers for Bt2,400 and an alcohol-free lunch for Bt1,800. Children aged 7 to 12 years dine for Bt600.
Where: The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Park Venture Ecoplex, 57 Wireless Rd, Bangkok (BTS: Ploenchit)
On Nov. 22, The Square of Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square presents a “Seafood Buffet Bonanza” to celebrate Thanksgiving. Expect an overflow of fresh seafood, shellfish and crustaceans from the Gulf of Siam and the Andaman Sea, along with an expansive array of all-American Thanksgiving treats, presented by Chef Lisa and her team at only Bt1,050++.
Where: Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Siam Square Soi 6 (BTS: Siam Square)
Contact: 02-209-8888, ext. The Square or visit www.novotelbkk.com
This month the creative chefs of top-rated Chinese restaurant, the Golden Palace, present a delightful array of Healthy Chinese Food to satisfy even the most health conscious foodies. Highlight of the month is “Double-boiled winter melon with seaweed and ginseng,” a true-blue taste please that proves healthy can be very delicious too!
Where: Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant, Windsor Suites Hotel, Sukhumvit 20
Diners can enjoy exceptional dining at the renowned Sunday Jazzy Brunch and a buffet dinner at Orchid Café during weekdays. Valid from now until December (excluding festive dining) the “Gourmet Experience” package includes two unforgettable buffet feasts for just Bt2,999 net. The hotel’s Sunday Jazzy Brunch brings sparkle to the weekend with an extraordinary gourmet feast, live jazz, and entertainment for children. The package also includes a dinner buffet at Orchid Café. Terms and conditions apply.
Where: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Road (BTS: Asoke)
On Dec. 12, 2012 (12/12/12) Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square offers guests some very special discounts which are valid only on the day with exciting promotion for only Bt1,200. Enjoy a 12-course Chinese set menu, savor 12 Seafood Buffet Selections, and open bottles of spirits at Concept CM².
Where: Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Siam (BTS: Siam Square)
Contact 02-209-8888, ext. The Square/Lok Wah Hin/Concept CM²
Japanese food lovers rejoice: Your most wanted Japanese Set Menu, such as “Saba Steak Set” and “Salmon Steak Set,” returns this month at the Youzen Japanese Restaurant to titillate the All-Nippon palate. Come and enjoy the exclusive food promotion of Japanese sensory delights.
Where: Youzen, Windsor Suites Hotel, Sukhumvit 20
Chef Charles has just returned from the woods, bringing forth a basket filled with wild ingredients for the “Wild Affair” at Loop Italian Restaurant Terrace and Bar. Experience alfresco dining and delight in a menu created from a fresh assortment of mushrooms and wild beasts in signature dishes that include wild boar stew with homemade fettuccini and wild berries, porcini tart with Parma ham, wild sea bass and chilled fine de claire oysters, considered to be the finest in the world.
Where: Loop Italian Restaurant Terrace & Bar: 8th floor of Pathumwan Princess Hotel, 444 MBK Center, Phyathai Road
Contact: 02-216-3700, ext. 20818
Executive Chef Aurélien Poirot invites you to relax in style and experience his spectacular gourmet buffet at Voila! A feast of French, Asian and international cuisines, the gourmet “Magnifique Sunday Brunch” features a sumptuous buffet and ‘Cuisines on Stage’ with delectable dishes prepared by passionate chefs at live cooking stations. Price is Bt 2,250 net with unlimited soft drinks and Bt3,200 net with free flow Champagne, cocktails and house wines; 50% off for children aged 6 12, free for under 6.
Where: Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Road (BTS: Nana)
Contact: 02-126 9999, ext.3304
China’s most famous dish can be enjoyed in the provincial Chinese village setting of Lok Wah Hin Chinese Restaurant throughout November for only Bt899 (from the regular price of Bt1,080). Hong Kong national Chef Leung first presents the crispy duck skin, served accompanied by traditional and signature sauces, condiments and noodle sheets, followed by the succulent roasted meat, prepared in the Chinese dish of your choice.
Where: Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Siam Square Soi 6 (BTS: Siam Square)
Contact: 02-209-8888, ext. Lok Wah Hin or visit www.novotelbkk.com
Three specialty restaurants for the price of one – this is a new experience in Bangkok’s Sunday Brunch scene, indeed. For just Bt1,600+ per person (food only) or Bt2.100 (with free-flow beverages), foodies can enjoy a dine-around journey at The Parkview restaurant (international cuisine), Imperial China Restaurant (Chinese cuisine), and Kacho Japanese Restaurant (Japanese cuisine). Eat all you can from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: The Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Sukhumvit 22 (BTS: Phrom Phong)
Contact: 02-261-9300, ext. 4162
Award-winning Vertigo announces the arrival of an exciting new menu crafted by talented Executive Chef Jai. Inspired by the use of fresh, seasonal ingredients and fine classic European preparation and cooking techniques, the new menu is a seamless blend of “sophisticated simplicity,” culinary artistry, bold flavors and healthy creations. The menu will be available starting this month to take your dining experience to a whole new level.
Where: Vertigo, Banyan Tree Bangkok, Sathorn Road
The “Simply Scandinavian Festival” on Nov. 24-Dec. 2 will showcase Scandinavian food and live Jazz music at the new Flavours Restaurant. Come to enjoy many mouth-watering Scandinavian specials prepared and cooked by Chefs Bjorn Ekstrand and Jack Jansson from Indigo restaurant, Finland. Accompanied by the music of Gus Dahlberg Quartet and Deri Rowlands. Enjoy a Scandinavian “Smörgåsbord” buffet and Jazz music for Bt899 net per person from 6-10:30 p.m.
Where: Flavours Restaurant, 1st floor, Rembrandt Hotel, Sukhumvit 18
Contact: 02-261-7100 ext. 7505
Two Forty Eight Café & Bar presents a“Wine Buffet, Canapé and Tapas” promotion this month. Enjoy all-you-can-eat canapés and tapas along with free flow wine and draft beer for two hours. The promotion is available every Friday night starting from now until Nov. 30 at only Bt599 net per person.
Where: Two Forty Eight Café & Bar, Northgate Ratchayothin Serviced Residence, Ratchadapisek Road
Contact: 02-939-7949; e-mail: email@example.com
Experience the traditional taste of ancient Siam during the nightly Thai Buffet dinner at CitiBistro. Select from the daily highlights and watch as the team of talented chefs prepare your dish from the central live kitchen. Start with your choice of fresh prawns or mussels, mingled among a garden salad with fresh baked breads, before drenching your tastebuds into the traditional dishes from across Thailand, accompanied by different varieties of rice and spicy side dishes. All for only Bt890 net person.
Where: CiTi BiSTRo: ground floor of Pathumwan Princess Hotel, 444 MBK Center, Phyathai Road
Contact: 02-216-3700, ext. 20100
Japanese food lovers rejoice: Your most wanted Japanese Set Menu, such as “Saba Steak Set” and “Baked New Zealand Mussel with Ebiko Sauce,” returns this month to titillate the All-Nippon palate. Come and enjoy Youzen Japanese Restaurant’s exclusive food promotion of Japanese sensory delights.“Come 4 Pay 2” Mon-Wed, until Nov. 30. Lunch a la carte menu, Buffet Seafood Dinner at Bt699++ /person.
Where: Youzen Japanese Restaurant, Windsor Suites Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit 20
Contact 02-262-1221, ext. 1408
Oysters have been a favorite of every food lover for centuries, and in Japanese cuisine they are likewise considered a seasonal delicacy, better known as “Milk of the Sea” because of their rich taste and nutritional value. Throughout November, Tahei will serve some of the best Japanese oysters, such as Kumamoto and Kushi, and of course Shigoku and the giant Iwagakis which are harvested in small volumes, prepared in a variety of different ways. From raw with Ponzu sauce to Tempura with lemon sauce, Fried or Boiled with miso sauce.
Where: Taihei Restaurant, 53rd-54th floor, Banyan Tree Bangkok, Sathorn Road
This month, the Le Marin Restaurant at Cape Racha Hotel, Sriracha presents the distinctive flavors of Mediterranean cuisine, seasoned with exotic spices and herbs, in a wide selection of authentic dishes from Spain, France, Italy, Morocco, Lebanon and Greece during the “Mediterranean Dinner Buffet.” The buffet is held every Monday and Friday, 6-10 p.m. Only Bt450 net per person, children under 12 get 50 percent discount.
Where: Le Marin, Cape Racha Hotel, Sriracha, Chonburi
For November, the creative chefs of Golden Palace, present a delightful array of Healthy Chinese Food to satisfy even the most health conscious foodies. Highlight of the month is “Double-boiled winter melon with seaweed and ginseng,” a true-blue taste please that proves healthy can be very delicious too. Special price for Peking Duck at Bt549 net until Nov. 30 only. Dim Sum buffet lunch is Bt499++/person and Bt699++/person (with shark’s fin soup)
Where: Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant, WIndsor Suites Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit 20
Contact: 02-262 1234, ext.1410
Exquisite French food comes your way in November as our talented chefs presents our French Food Promotion, highlighted by Duck liver pate on our comprehensive buffet spread. Don’t miss the signature dish of month – Salmon Thai Herbs – if you’re ordering from the a la carte menu. Dining pleasure guaranteed! Buffet Lunch is Bt499++/person; Seafood & International Buffet Dinner at Bt699++/person.
Where: Windsor Suites Cafe, Windsor Suites Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit 20
Contact: 02-262 1234, ext. 1406
Le Méridien Bangkok has appointed of Attapol Naito Thangthong as its new executive chef. With many years of culinary experience with international five star hotels in Egypt and wellknown restaurants in Australia, Executive Chef Attapol has gain insight knowledge of different cooking culture. Following his return to Thailand he worked at many five star hotels including Sheraton Pattaya Resort & Spa.
“I am glad that I had a chance to work abroad where I discovered the difference in culinary culture and technique. It really shaped my cooking style and also creativity,” said Chef Attapol. “Now I am grateful for the opportunity to expand my boundaries and look forward to offer culinary experience to guests of Le Méridien Bangkok.”
Chef Attapol has won many prestigious awards including the “International Culinary Competition 2010” and the “International Buffet Competition 2011.” With those remarkable awards, he becomes in the know to the market and respected by the community. With his signature cooking style, he draws his inspiration from his childhood and believes that familiar tastes and flavors can bring comfort and joy to diners. The love and passion for cooking, the memory of family dining and the taste of his mother’s recipe are elements that inspired the way he cooks today.
“Food is not only our family history from our ancestor but also love. Most of us prefer taste and it must be our family preferred taste. Nowadays, people in Thailand don’t cook themselves at all. I loved to see my mother cook in my childhood and that’s when I decided to become a chef”, he said. “It would be my pleasure if I can inspire people to cook at home. And I believe that it would lead to the reunion of families and people you love in a dining table.”
Meet Chef Attapol Naito Thangthong at Le Méridien Bangkok and experience an intriguing gourmet cuisine where he will be performing at Latest Recipe, banqueting for meeting and events, as well as cooking demonstration class.
Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside Bangkok’s director of PR & marketing communications, Elizabeth Dass-Brown presents a framed souvenir photograph to Mrs. Phecharin and family who enjoyed the hotel’s Sunday Brunch with the Disney Characters recently. The hotel is the official partner with Disney Live for the u live stage production “Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin Road Show” produced by Feld Entertainment Oct. 18-21. In conjunction with this delightful road show, the Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside organized a“Fun-filled Sunday Brunch with Disney’s Favorite Characters” at The Terrace@72 Buffet Restaurant recently.
The deVine Wine Club of Royal Cliff Hotels Group hosted a fabulous ‘StoneFish’ wine tasting event at the Grand Hotel’s Head of State Chamber (Grand Ballroom). Featuring an impressive selection of StoneFish Wines, the evening was well-received by old and new wine members alike. Photo shows: Royal Cliff Hotels Group managing director Panga Vathanakul (2nd from left) cutting the ribbon with Anirut Posakrisna, chairman of Wine Dee Dee Co., Ltd (2nd from right) along with Royal Cliff GM Christoph Voegeli (far left) and StoneFish Wines owner and MD, Peter Papanikitas (far right).
David Baldwin (left), general manager of Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, joins Kirk Albrow (right), general manager Thailand of Etihad Airways, and Pittaya Vorapanyasakul, executive vice president of KTC (center), in bringing forth festive happiness with special give-away offers at the hotel’s restaurants, which included a chance to win two return air tickets, flying Etihad Airways, with four nights accommodation in Paris for two persons. Pay by KTC card to get discount and more chance to win the trip.