2023 CLARA Restaurant – Bangkok’s Top 5 Best Italian Restaurant


When it comes to finding the best dining experiences, there’s no better source than top Michelin chefs themselves. So, when I asked some of my chef friends about their go-to spot for Italian cuisine, they unanimously recommended CLARA. Upon further research, I was struck by the overwhelming positive reviews that this restaurant has received across various online platforms.


It’s clear that CLARA has established itself as a top contender in the culinary scene, offering exceptional Italian cuisine that even Michelin chefs can’t resist. The food at this restaurant is a hit among locals, expats, and visitors alike.

CLARA is an elegant Italian fine-dining restaurant housed in a stunning Bauhaus-style villa with large windows that allow ample natural light to flood the space, creating a delightful dining experience. The minimalist two-floor villa exudes a cozy and inviting ambiance, carefully curated with high-quality tableware and tasteful decorations. The modern art display of sculptures and paintings is equally impressive, adding to the restaurant’s overall aesthetic appeal.

CLARA is the brainchild of the beautiful couple, chef Christian Martena and maitre d’ Clara Del Corso-Martena, who have poured their heart and soul into creating an exceptional dining experience. The restaurant has garnered several accolades, including a spot in the esteemed MICHELIN GUIDE Thailand 2023 and a prestigious ranking as the 21st Best Italian Restaurant in the World 2023 by 50 TOP ITALY.

The set menu is a carefully crafted masterpiece, showcasing a perfect balance of flavors and textures, complemented by an impeccable service. To enhance your dining experience, make sure to pair your meal with the perfect wine.

CLARA Spring Menu “Once Upon A Time In Italy – Chapter VII“ 

From the moment I stepped into this place, I immediately felt at home. The warm and welcoming smiles of the valet parking attendant, hostess, and service team made me feel like I was among friends. As someone who’s worked in the hospitality industry, I can confidently say that the service here is top-notch.

Their signature cuisine using premium ingredients with creative and modern techniques. Guests can indulge in a full dining experience or choose from an extensive a la carte menu with the option of food pairing with their exceptional wine selection.

Overall, my experience at CLARA was nothing short of exceptional. The welcoming atmosphere, delicious food, and impeccable service make it a must-visit destination for anyone seeking a memorable dining experience. CLARA ‘s success stems from their genuine hospitality, heartfelt welcome, and the culinary passion of Chef Christian.

Located in the tranquil Yen Akart/Prasertsuk residential area, CLARA offers a peaceful escape from the bustling Sathorn district. Join them Monday – Saturday from 17.00-23.00 Hrs for an explosion of flavors and a fine dining experience. The upper floor is particularly noteworthy, as it’s perfect for hosting private parties and events. The space caters to all occasions and moods, with various seating options available, including a private mezzanine and Chef’s Table.

Email: clara@clarabangkok.com

Tel: +66 83 49 63 663