Chong Nonsi, Sathorn Road intersection has recently emerged as the business and entertaining hub of the Central Business District of Bangkok. This has lead to a very interesting cluster of restaurants opened in the district. Here is our pick of the best.
By Laurence Civil & Luxury Society Team
The restaurant is set in a re-structured Thai house that has a chic and elegant décor. This is a dining experience of high quality innovative fine dine. The combination of a selection of premium Italian wines and food prepare with top quality home harvested imported Italian produce.
Address: 1040 Narathiwat Soi 17 Yak 5, Sathorn, Bangkok
Tel +66-2676-4466 www.sensibangkok.com
II Fumo Restaurant & Bar
This is latest joint venture between Chef Luca Appino of La Bottega di Luca and Pizza Massilia and Chooti Leenutaphong and Debbie Tang of Vesper Cocktail Bar & Restaurant. It’s set in a grand old Rama V style villa that has been reborn as a cocktail bar and Italian grill. As one expects with Chef Luca he is only using the finest ingredients, Piedmontese veal raised on hazelnuts, Proscuitto and pork neck from the Ca’ Lumaco Estate between Modena and Bologna and beef from Galicia in Spain. Simply the best ingredients imported without compromise.
Address: 1098 Rama IV Rd
Tel +66-2286-8833 www.ilfumo.com
The twin German Chefs Thomas and Mathias Shuring have re-defined German food. Traditional cooking methods like pickling and smoking are combined with modern gastronomic methods. The result a pork knuckle sandwich glazed with a Riesling sauerkraut and sous-vide Simental beef finished on a charcoal grill.
Address: 10 Soi 3, Yen Akat Road, Chong Nongsri
Tel: +66-2287-1799 www.facebook.com/shuringhome
Kai New Zealand
Kai is the Maori word for food. The restaurant serves modern New Zealand cuisine focusing the countries sea food, steaks and lamb quality comfort food. The décor is industrial bare concrete floors, wood pannelling and metal pipe shelving. It’s not surprising but this is one of the best places in Bangkok to enjoy nice New Zealand Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc
Address: 142/22-23 Sathorn 12, Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok
Tel +66-2635-3800 www.kai-bangkok.com
Lady Brett Tavern
A quaint 36 seat restaurant modelled on a classic New York tavern with a narrow dining room lined with leather banquette seating. The is the neighbourhood BBQ place cooking with binchton hardwood charcoal from Laos. The result is moist perfectly cooked with with just a hint of wood smoke.
Address: 149 Sathorn Soi12, Bangkok 10500
Tel +66-2635-0405 www.ladybrett.com
Kumi Restauarant & Healthy Corner
Here the emphasis is on healthy food, but going a lot further than just salad with dishes such as sesame tuna Arabic quinoa, goats cheese vegetarian Mille feuille and salmon tartare with avocado and tomato salsa. For something more substatial beef tartare with homemade French fries and grilled chicken breas
Address: 71/1 Sathorn Soi 10 (Soi Suksawithaya) Silom, Bangruk, Bangkok 10500
Currently one of the most popular Cantonese restaurants in Bangkok, serving authentic cuisine, provincial specialties, a creative dim sum menu with a premium tea collection under the watchful eye of Chinese native, Master Chef Wai Yin Man. Unquestionably the best Peking Duck in Bangkok, the crisp skin is skilfully removed as if it were a shirt.
Address: 3rd fl Eastin Grand Sathorn, 33/1 South Sathorn Rd
Tel +66-2212-3789 www.eastinhotelsresidences.com/eastingrandsathornbangkok
Supanniga Eating Room
After first opening over three years ago in Thonglor, now this Sathorn neighbourhood has the contemporary Thai restaurant that it has been longing for. Recipes span from Trat to Khon Khaen with the Eastern Seaboard contributing it’s seafood and the Northeast Thai staples such as Penang and Massaman curries. This is delicate Thai food with nostalgic flavours.
Address: 28 Soi Sathorn 10 Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500
Tel +66-2635-0349 www.supannigaeatingroom.com
While it is part of the Sukhothai Hotel the restaurant is set in two beautifully crafted Thai pavilions with iconic red tiled roves, submerged in an idyllic lotus pond. The result guests look out over water while dining on exquisitely prepared authentic Thai cuisine. Read more
Address: The Sukhothai Bangkok, 13/3 South Sathorn Road
Tel +66-2344-8888 www.sukhothai.com
The Oyster Bars Bangkok
This is a great place to enjoy fantastic seafood, beautifully presented and perfectly cooked. It’s all due to the passion of owner, seafood importer Bill Marinell who meticulouslousiy hand picks every shell. The oysters are imported twice weekly from Canada and The States. Served on a bed of crushed ice with a slice of lemon and vinaigrettes, wonderfully fresh checked a la minute.,
Address: 395 Narathiwas Soi 24
Tel +66 2212-4809 www.theoysterbarbangkok.com