The best new Thai restaurants in Bangkok
Food is not an alien concept to Jim Thompson. So it’s no surprise that Jim Thompson has added another dining room to its growing portfolio. And yes, deconstruction is key to the savory offerings here.
Food-loving graphic designer, Sittisak Sakornsin, has converted a traditional Thai wooden house into Baan Nual, a clandestine eatery—one of city’s very first—that serves home-cooked fare in a setting reminiscent of your grandmother’s Old Town residence.
Having just achieved mini-empire status with two standalone eateries and a Champagne-slash-dinner cruise, the Supanniga Group looks to improve its prominent position in Bangkok’s food scene with a joint venture with popular roasting house Roots Coffee.
A collaboration between three foodies, Bangkok Bold Cooking Studio has earned a solid culinary reputation for teaching cooking classes that involve age-old recipes and offering a chef’s table experiences that dishes out sophisticated Thai grub.
Bombyx takes the mall-food experience to the next level. Named after a species of silkworm, Bombyx is situated in Siam Paragon next to the Jim Thompson boutique. The space is a dramatic, dimly lit enclave festooned with splashes of turquoise. It also functions as a gallery of sorts, showcasing art pieces by local greats.
Siam Tea Room, looks to invite discerning diners to either feast on authentic Thai grub or nibble on a variety of baked items – or both.
Trat native Wongwich Sripinyoo, hoping to put the city’s signature dishes on the food map, opened Sri Trat, a restaurant that also pays tribute to the two things he loves the most: his hometown and his mother.