The City of Angels offers something for everyone, from delectable Thai and international cuisine to culinary experiences that defy labels and leave diners in awe. Yes, cheap street food is nice but there are times you want to indulge in well-crafted high-quality dishes served to you in a posh restaurant. The best fine dining restaurants in Bangkok are listed below if you’re seeking for somewhere to start spending your riches.
1. Elements, Inspired by Ciel Bleu
“Best Meal in Thailand. Fullstop” commented one of the reviewers for Elements, Inspired by Ciel Bleuon Tripadvisor. This classy Michelin-starred French restaurant offers a fusion of Japanese twists, amazing views and refined décor. A variety of multi-course meals are offered here. Additionally, you have a selection of wines to choose from as well as freshly produced kombucha.
This famous French restaurant is located on the 25th floor of The Okura Prestige Bangkok. From the outdoor cantilevered balcony, take in the breathtaking views of Bangkok’s downtown before dining in luxury and style in this culinary theatre, which features an open kitchen.
Opening Hours: Wednesday – Sunday Dinner 6 PM – 10:30 PM
Address: The Okura Prestige Bangkok, 57 Wireless Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330
2. Le Normandie by Alain Roux
If you’re on holiday and are allowed one indulgence then choose Le Normandie by Alain Roux. The ingredients here are intricately crafted to bring out the flavours to perfection. On top of that, there is so much creativity bursting through with the combination of flavours in every satisfying bite.
Also, be amazed by the world-class services offered at Le Normandie. The staff knows your name, your likes and dislikes, and even how to regale you with the detail of each course from the moment you step out of the elevator. It’s discreet, thoughtful, and ideal.
Located at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Le Normandie offers breathtaking views over the magical Chao Phraya river. It is also the perfect venue for a proposal, anniversary or birthday dinner making it one of the best fine dining restaurants in Bangkok.
Opening Hours: General Open ~ Tue – Sun, Lunch 12 – 2:30 pm (last orders 2 pm), Dinner 7-10 pm (last order for set menu 9 pm and 9.30 pm for a la carte menu)
Address: Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, 48 Oriental Ave, Khwaeng Bang Rak, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
Looking to experience authentic Italian culture in the land of smiles? If yes then look no further than Salvia. This restaurant, located at Grand Hyatt Erawan offers the perfect 5-star dining experience. One of the reviewers of TripAdvisor said ‘It is amazing to eat one of the best Italian dishes ever in the middle of Bangkok while one would expect this to happen in Italy.’ With his colourful tales and unique cuisine, chef Roberto Parentela reflects on his Piedmontese and Sardinian roots.
At Salvia, you will have the opportunity to enjoy fresh heavenly pasta and the Sicilian pistachio ice cream. The menu features wood-fired Napolitana pizzas, homemade pastas, melt-to-your-mouth grapevine-grilled meats, artisanal Italian cold cuts, non-pasteurized cheeses, and sumptuous desserts.
Opening Hours: Everyday (Lunch: 11:30 AM–2:30 PM, Dinner 5:30–10 PM)
Address: Grand hyatt Erawan Bangkok 494 Rajdamri Road Khwaeng, Lumphini, Bangkok 10330
4. Guilty Bangkok
Leave your guilt at home and venture out on a culinary tour of Latin America, sampling everything from spicily prepared tacos and beverages that are influenced by the continent to delectable Peruvian dishes with Nikkei elements. Every night at Guilty Bangkok is a new adventure! Here, “surprise shots” are occasionally served, and you can even get up and dance between the tables to Latin music. The guilty pleasure experience offered here is not to be missed!
Guilty Bangkok is located at Anantara Siam, a hotel next to BTS Rajdamri station. It is very easy to get here and many people come back here because of the easygoing and fun vibe this restaurant offers.
Opening Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays 12.00 noon – 2.30 pm and Dinner: 6.00 pm-midnight, Sundays: Brunch 12.00 noon – 3.30 pm I Dinner 6.00 pm-midnight
Address: Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, 155 Rajadamri Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
5. Yao Restaurant
Yao Restaurant is the place to go if you want a taste of China in the heart of Bangkok. Here, you can savour both classic and cutting-edge Chinese cuisine in a chic and contemporary setting. Furthermore, the restaurant offers private dining rooms if you would like to book for special occasions.
Located on the prestigious Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse’s rooftop, Yao restaurant offers a spectacular panoramic view of glittering Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River from the enormous floor-to-ceiling window. In addition, the décor combines vintage Chinese style with metropolitan sophistication making it one of the best fine dining restaurants in Bangkok.
Opening Hours: Everyday: Lunch 11:30 AM–2:30 PM, Dinner: 6 PM –10 PM
Address: 32nd Fl. – Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse, 262 Thanon Surawong, Si Phraya, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
6. Sra Bua By Kiin Kiin
At the luxurious Siam Kempinski Bangkok, the award-winning progressive Thai restaurant Kiin Kiin by Chef Henrik Yde Andersen is the signature dining area. Here, ingredients are derived from authentic recipes to create contemporary interpretations in daring combinations. Every finely crafted food presentation successfully captures the distinctive flavours of traditional Thai cuisine. Enjoy the delicious bites of lobster locked inside gelatinous pearls with a sip of Tom Yam broth. Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin kitchen makes a wide range of foods, including fish sauce and prawn crackers.
Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin wants its customers to dress elegantly when they dine there. Children 6 and older are welcome at the restaurant, but they need to be dressed appropriately. Diners are not allowed to dress in slippers, sleeveless t-shirts, sportswear, or athletic clothing.
Opening hours: Lunch Mon – Sun 12:00 – 15:00, Dinner Mon – Sun 18:00 – 00:00
Address: Siam Kempinski Hotel, 991/9 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
The restaurants above offer exquisitely prepared delicacies that tempt your palate. So pick one of the chic settings mentioned above and have your ideal fine dining experience in Bangkok.
You may also check out our article on the Top 5 Thai Restaurants in Bangkok.
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