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 Luxury Society Team
Le Du Restaurant Bangkok, Chef Ton – It’s all about sustainability, using only the best quality ingredients he can find. He was once incorrectly recognised as a French restaurant because of his technique and plating style. He is 100 percent a Thai chef.
His biggest concern about sustainability is that other chef’s will compromise on price but not him. He passionately believes, “local sustainable products taste better and if sourced carefully don’t affect the bottom line.” He treats his team with the same respect he does with his ingredients and wishes that other chefs could do the same. Read more
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
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
It’s set in a grand old Rama V style villa that has been reborn as a New Portuguese Cuisine restaurant.
Under the direction of Chef Nelson Amorim, il Fumo proposes new-wave Portuguese cuisine – long for the past, respect for the tradition, care for great produce, yet not afraid to look outward and be inspired by other cultures. It draws from chef Nelson childhood memories and family recipes, but rather than looking inward.Simply the best ingredients imported without compromise.
Address: 1098 Rama IV Rd
Tel +66-2286-8833 www.ilfumo.com
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
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