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Dining Specials – April 2014

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Say Wine and Say Cheese!

As an extension of Sheraton Social Hour, enjoy an evening by the River of Kings in an evening full of gourmet cheeses coupled with Australian wines.

When: Every third Friday of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; next event on April 18

Where: Sambal Bar & Grill, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers (2 Charoen Krung Road, Soi 30 (Captain Bush Lane), Siphya, Bangrak, Bangkok); complimentary shuttle boat service available from Saphan Taksin BTS station to the hotel every half-hour

How much: THB 599++ per person, inclusive of free-flow of wines and a wide variety of cheeses

More info: 02 266 9214,

Hansar Samui’s New Seasonal Chef’s Table Menu

Hansar-Samui-H-BistroThe Chef’s Table at Hansar Samui’s beachfront H-Bistro caters for eight to 20 diners. The latest seasonal menu of Canadian chef Stephen Jean Dion features seared French soulard foie gras, butter-poached Brittany lobster, Alaskan king crab ravioli, and other delicacies, made with fresh vegetables from the hotel’s own organic garden, as well as international wines and Champagne.

When: From now until December 31 (reservations required)

Where: H-Bistro (Hansar Samui, 101/28 Moo 1 Bophut, Koh Samui)

How much: Chef’s Table THB 3,555 plus tax; with wine pairing THB 5,555 plus tax

More info: 077 245 511,

Afternoon Tea at Le Macaron

Afternoon-Tea-at-Le-Macaron_Sofitel-Bangkok-SukhumvitLive the Parisian lifestyle and savor exquisite French pastries such as fresh fruit tarts, scones with jam and vanilla whipped cream, smoked salmon bagels, finger sandwiches, and much more, together with freshly brewed coffees and teas.

When: Daily from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Le Macaron (Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, 189 Sukhumvit Road Soi 13–15, Bangkok)

How much: Afternoon Tea THB 950 net; Champagne Afternoon Tea THB 1,600 net; “Buy One Get One Free” offer, daily from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

More info: 02 126 9999,

Sakura Season Celebrated in Style

Sakura-Promotion-Macaron-at-La-PatisserieThe Okura Prestige Bangkok is celebrating Japan’s cherry blossom colors of spring with a Sakura Festival that includes special lunch and dinner menus at Yamazato. The Okura High Tea and the weekend Okura High Tea Buffet also features new items finished in traditional Sakura colors. And the hotel’s bakery, La Pâtisserie, is offering a new range of Sakura-themed cakes.

When: Lunch and dinner at Yamazato from now until April 30; Okura High Tea, ongoing on weekdays; Okura High Tea Buffet, ongoing on weekends

Where: The Okura Prestige Bangkok (Park Ventures Ecoplex, 57 Wireless Road, Bangkok)

How much: Dishes at Yamazato THB 250++; Okura High Tea THB 780++ for two people; Okura High Tea Buffet THB 840++ per person

More info: 02 687 9000,

Beat the heat with 'Mango Festival'

What: Beat the heat and welcome the mango festival to juice up your summer. Dishes include chicken salad with mango and yoghurt dressing; pan-fried salmon filet with mashed potato and mango salsa; grilled duck breast with mango chutney; mango pudding; crepe mango with ice cream; Mango Punch, Mango Colada, and many more.

When: Daily from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.. from now until April 30

Where: Two Forty Eight Café & Bar (Northgate Ratchayothin, 248 Ratchadapisek Road, Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok)

How much: Starting price at THB 120++

More info: 02 939 7949,

Dinner Buffet at Orchid Café

Enjoy a feast of appetizers and desserts at Orchid Café’s new dinner buffet.

When: Every evening from Sunday to Thursday

Where: Orchid Café (Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 250 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok)

How much: Dinner buffet THB 750++ per person; main dish of the day for an additional THB 230++

More info: 02 649 8355,

Saturday Seafood BBQ Night

Chill in style with extensive seafood choices, sushi selections, a BBQ station, homemade ice cream, and much more, at Dalah Restaurant’s seafood BBQ night.

When: Every Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Dalah Restaurant (9/22 Moo 5 Paknampran, Pranburi)

How much: THB 1,100 net per adult

More info: 032 909 900 ext. 3214

New Fusion at Novotel Hua Hin

Novotel Hua Hin introduces Tai (“freedom” in Thai language). The restaurant offers dishes inspired on various Asian countries, with a dash of Western flair. Enjoy cocktails, a selection of authentic sakes, premium spirits, and more.

When: Ongoing

Where: Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort and Spa (854/2, Burirom Road, Cha-am, Hua Hin)

How much: Varies

More info: 032 708 300,

Best Dim Sum in Bangkok

lok-wah-hinLok Wah Hin Chinese restaurant promises to amaze you with a variety of over 30 dim sums prepared fresh every day.

When: From now until the end of April

Where: Lok Wah Hin (Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Siam Square Soi 6, Pathumwan, Bangkok)

How much: All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum Lunch THB 620 ++; special offer “Come 4 Pay 3” available

More info: 02 209 8888,

Thai and Mediterranean Flavors at Edge Restaurant

The expanded buffet at Edge Restaurant offers Thai and Mediterranean flavors, as well as classic dishes from southern Europe, northern Africa, and parts of the Middle East.

When: Every Sunday from noon till 3 p.m.

Where: Level 14, Edge Restaurant (Hilton Pattaya, 333/101 Moo 9, Nong Prue, Banglamung, Pattaya)

How much: THB 1,400 net per adult; wine buffet at an additional THB 1,100 net per person; children under 6 eat for free

More info: 038 253 000

W Does Brunch

Enjoy “W Does Brunch” at The Kitchen Table with a sumptuous spread of culinary delights such as an air-dried counter with king crab leg, a station with roasted rib-eye beef, and more, together with a wide selection of drinks.

When: Ongoing

Where: W Bangkok (106 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangkok)

How much: THB 2,200++ per person for food and soft drinks; THB 2,800++ per person for food plus cocktails, wines, beers, and bubbles

More info: 02 344 4313,

High Tea and Speakeasy Friday a Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Delight in a delicious high tea in a stylish atmosphere at Mondo, with sweet and savory bites, and a choice between Illy coffee and Ronnefeldt tea for drinks. And head over to Mondo for Speakeasy Friday, where whisky lovers can choose from a fine selection of whiskies and whisky cocktails, plus a special selection of tapas.

When: High tea, daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Speakeasy Friday, last Friday of every month

Where: Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok (18/1 Sukhumvit Soi 26, Bangkok)

How much: High Tea at Mondo is THB 480++; Speakeasy Fridays is 250 THB net per glass

More info: 02 620 6666