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Delectable Trail: 7 Restaurants You Need To Try In Thailand In 2019

lifestyle+travel proudly proposes the Delectable Trail, for views and reviews on top-notch dining places. We’ve chosen 7 of the best restaurants in Thailand for you to take a look at!

Ocean Bistro


Feel

A serene spot to unwind while you dine, as you are embraced by the horizon where the turquoise sea meets the sky from the panoramic windows. The show kitchen sits at the heart of the restaurant and you can witness the fresh catch-of-the-day being cooked to perfection. The menu covers both Thai and Western cuisine with the use of supreme quality products, from meat to seafood to herbs. Dining here pleases not only the palate, but also the eyes, as the plate decorations are pretty impressive.

Food
Daily opening hours

Seating: 116 with private dining area

X2 Pattaya Oceanphere
95 Moo.2 Bangsaray Satthaip Chonburi 20250
T: +669 1010 2999
E: stay@X2pattayaoceanphere.com
W: x2pattayaoceanphere.com

Oxygen Dining Room


Feel

Dining in the heart of the pure nature would already be bliss, yet the experience would be triple with the culinary creation of Michelin-starred French chef Nicolas Isnard . Oxygen Dining Room undoubtedly arms with a delectable menu in contemporary style. This glass-clad dining room amidst ancient Tamarind trees on the back of the Ping River blends seamlessly with the at-ease surroundings, allowing diners to feel as if they are dining in a serene shady garden. The stylish bar also serves a selection of creative cocktails.

Food
Daily opening hours

Breakfast: 7.00am-10.30am
Lunch: 11.30am-2.30pm
Dinner: 6.30pm-10.30pm
Seating: Indoor 40, outdoor 20

X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort
369/1 Thanon Charoenrajd, Tambon Wat Ket, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50000
T: 66 53 931 999
W: x2resorts.com/resorts/chiang-mai-riverside

 


Pebbles Bar & Grill


Feel

Nothing beats dining in exquisite ambience, overlooking the tranquil sandy bay, while lavishing crème de la crème cuisine that elevates succulent tastes to another level. Here, you can be assured that top quality ingredients are sought after from local fisherman piers, the hotel organic garden, as well as from all over the world. Under the baton of Kankamol Mongkolmit, the Executive Chef, innovations of tasteful mixtures are created, teamed up with striking presentation.

Food
Daily opening hours

Dinner: 5pm-11 pm
Bar: 5pm – 12am
Seating: outdoor 32, indoor 70 and bar 12

Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa
9/9 Moo 3, Na Jomtien, Sattahip, Pattaya 20250 Thailand
T +66 38 259 099
W: marriott.com/hotels/travel/pyxbr-renaissance-pattaya-resort-and-spa/

 


Praya Kitchen


Feel

Imbue the vibe of the bygone years with the perfect blend of fusion touches from the present and the future culinary tradition at Praya Kitchen. Chef Attapol Naito Thangthong and Chef Somkid Ketkaew strove their best to revive some of the rarest, favourite, traditional Thai recipes and conduct them with only the freshest, top-quality seasonal ingredients. The Praya Showcase which features food stations and corners are not to be missed.

Food

Mon-Fri Lunch THB 788++ – Includes Juice Bar

Sat-Sun Lunch THB 888++ – Includes Juice Bar & fresh seafood selection

Sunday Brunch THB 1,588++ – Surf ‘n’ Turf Sunday Brunch that includes live seafood carving, imported beef and Oyster Bar

Mon-Thu Dinner THB 988++ – ‘Chef’s Childhood Memories & Forgotten Thai Recipes’

Fri-Sun Dinner THB 1,388++ – ‘Pak Nam Seafood Market’ that includes live seafood carving and signature desserts

Daily opening hours

Lunch: 12.00pm – 3.00pm

Dinner: 6.00pm – 10.30pm

Seating: 188 pax

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse
262 Thanon Surawong, Khwaeng Si Phraya, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500
T: 662 088 5666
W: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bkkwo-bangkok-marriott-hotel-the-surawongse/

 


SEEN Restaurant & Bar


Feel

The latest hip rooftop restaurant, SEEN Restaurant & Bar features the SEEN brand’s 1980s-meets-Art Deco vibe while a sense of place is imbued through local materials such as bamboo, along with the use of fluid flowing forms and furniture inspired by the curves of the Chao Phraya River, that acts as a picturesque backdrop to the divine ambience through the majestic floor-to-ceiling windows. Daybed seating overlooking the skyline is also prepared at the exclusive skybar where surreal cocktails from award-winning Head Mixologist, Mochammad Fadli, are served.

Food

The regionally inspired cuisine designed by Chef Olivier da Costa is a rendition of locally sourced, fresh and bold flavours, presented with a flair that is best to be shared. Guests will be able to enjoy an array of culinary delights in the fluid ‘S’ shaped dining room that takes form from the SEEN logo, at the formal dining room or at the sushi bar.

Daily opening hours

Dinner: 6.00pm – 1.00am

Seating: 350

Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel
257 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khwaeng Samre, Khet Thon Buri, Bangkok 10600
T: +662 431 9120
W: SEENROOFTOPBANGKOK.COM

 


Skyline Restaurant


Feel

Elegant and modern design is complimented by delicate interior and precise decorations with light wood furnishings and white Carrara marble counter, which amplifies and inspires the identity of the place and makes Skyline Restaurant a great place to dine, whether with family, friends, loved ones or business partners. The iconic Chao Phraya River, embracing the light of the buzzing Bangkok city, is the view to kill for.

Food

Premium Seafood Lover Buffet is priced at THB 1,350++ and highlights include large tiger prawn, fresh blue crab, slipper lobster, river lobster, fish, four kinds of oysters from various international waters, sushi, fresh sashimi and other delicious treats available for your selection, ranging from grilled premium seafood such as grilled salmon, grilled squid to roast beef carvery. Furthermore, apart from the seafood, all guests are welcome to enjoy various Thai dishes and delicious spaghetti before finishing off the meals with a variety of desserts, handmade ice-creams and seasonal fruits.

Daily opening hours

Breakfast: Mon-Fri 6.00am-10.30am

Lunch: Mon-Fri 12.00pm-2.30pm

Dinner: 6.00pm-10.30pm

Seating: 122

Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel
257 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khwaeng Samre, Khet Thon Buri, Bangkok 10600
T: 02 431 9100
E: skyline.vriv@avanihotels.com
W: avanihotels.com/en/riverside-bangkok/restaurants/skyline-restaurant

 


Trader Vic’s


Feel

Elevate the exquisite dining experience to another level at Trader Vic’s, where private tropical garden teams up with stylish interior, using Polynesian colour palettes, textures, lighting and furnishings blended with vivid artistic accents from the Pacific, including antique tribal masks, tiki carvings and exotic tapa cloth, alongside indigenous artifacts such as woven fish traps and hand-hewn canoes. The cherry on the pie is the majestic view of the Chao Phraya River that could certainly unwind any soul. Apart from the grand buffet line indoor which would activate a real dilemma, there are also more food stations out on the patio.

Food

The grand buffet dishes up the most popular and refined creations from Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Italian cuisine.  Seafood lovers are regaled by a fresh selection of coveted oysters, crabs and shrimps. Live cooking stations deliver made to order individual choices. The feast concludes with a parade of desserts that range from pure decadence to traditional treats, culminating in a mouthwatering banquet from start to finish.

Trader Vic’s Sunday Brunch is priced at:

THB 2,200++ per person including free flowing soft drinks, juices and Tiki cocktails ; or THB 2,990++ per person inclusive of free flowing soft drinks, juices, Tiki cocktails, beer, house wines and sparkling wine.

THB 990++ per child aged 11-12 years (complimentary for children aged 10 years and below)

Daily opening hours

Dinner: 6.00pm – 11.00pm

Mai Tai Bar: 5.00pm – 1.00am

Sunday Brunch: 11:30am – 3.00pm

Seating: 180 people with outdoor River Deck and 2 private rooms seating 6-8 and 14-18 people

Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort
257 1-3 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khwaeng Samre, Khet Thon Buri, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600
T: +66 2 476 0022 Ext. 1416
W: anantara.com/en/riverside-bangkok