Taste your way around Thailand with fragrant Thai dishes, delicious chocolate creations and a spectacular floating Afternoon Tea.
Dine in the Bangkok Skyline and savour sweet sensations at SO Sofitel Bangkok
An urban luxury, design-led hotel, SO Sofitel Bangkok is the ideal spot for style-conscious travelers. The sleek rooftop restaurant, Park Society, is the highlight of this five-star hotel, where culinary creativity and an electric atmosphere is paired with unparalleled views of Lumpini Park, for the best rooftop views in Bangkok. The award-winning menu of Park Society has been carefully created by British native Chef Thomas Smith, where a fusion of global flavors created following his travels across the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and Asia combine for a mouth-watering menu.
Guests can also choose to dine in the traditional market hall with live, international cooking stations, Red Oven, whilst the innovative Chocolab provides sweet sensations for an after-dinner treat. Here, chocolates from Bonnat - the world’s finest and oldest chocolatier originating from France – are used to create unique and indulgent desserts; from chocolate ‘burgers’ to melting sphere cakes and superb single-origin chocolates, available exclusively at SO Sofitel Bangkok. Guests can even learn the craft of a chocolatier themselves, in a unique chocolate cooking class hosted with a speciality chef.
Try a Chef’s Table experience and make your own signature gin at VIE Hotel Bangkok
A city-centre sanctuary for gourmands, VIE Hotel Bangkok offers the best sushi in Bangkok at Yellow Tail Sushi Bar (YTSB), where fresh fish from Japan is flown in everyday, complimented by a range of rare sakes. The highly skilled Master Sushi Chef at YTSB allows up to ten guests to try an intimate YTSB Exclusive Omakase session, where a bespoke, spontaneous menu will be created using the chef’s artistic and culinary expertise whilst honouring Japanese traditions, to create exquisite original dishes, customised to each guests’ personal tastes.
In the stylish La Vie lounge @ Piano Bar, choose from a menu of French dishes with a Japanese touch, inspired by the Michelin-Starred Guest Chefs who frequent its kitchen. Dishes include truffle-infused pasta and charcoal bread, lobster, rib eye beef steak and organic vegan options. After dinner, VIE Bar offers the finest gin tasting experience in the Thai capital, where over 30 gins from around the world can be sampled and guests can even make their own mouth-watering creations.
Experience an in-villa banquet with a private chef and beach-front BBQ’s at V Villas Hua Hin
A peaceful escape set in the heart of Hua Hin, V Villas Hua Hin prides itself on privacy and exclusivity. For those looking for a quiet celebration or an intimate dining experience with loved ones, the personal butlers, available 24-hours a day, can organise an extravagant in-villa BBQ with your favourite food brought directly to you poolside by the resort’s chef. A floating breakfast or sophisticated floating Afternoon Tea can also be arranged, and unlimited grilled seafood is served on the beach daily, where fresh tiger prawns and blue swimming crabs can be eaten overlooking the tranquil beach.
The picturesque Villazzo Restaurant and Bar, recognized by Thailand Tatler’s Best Restaurant Guide for its outstanding menu and warm, Thai hospitality, offers alfresco dining on exotic sunken dining tables surrounded by reflective ponds, for a truly romantic experience.
Feast on farm-to-fork dishes and try Thai cooking classes at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort
A family-friendly oasis located on the Andaman coast in Southern Thailand, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra is renowned for its timeless, colonial elegance and is the perfect option foodie families. The five-star resort is home to the White Lotus Restaurant, serving regional delicacies from Thailand and India. New for autumn, White Lotus has launched a vegetarian menu, focusing on farm-to-table cooking using Krabi’s best seasonal produce. Locally sourced vegetables and herbs are used to create fragrant Thai Green Curry and Vegetable Pad Thai, as well as Indian-inspired, creamy Malai Kofta, cooked by the resort’s resident Indian chef.
Children are also invited to try their hand at preparing Thai dishes, as the children’s club offers child-friendly cooking classes in a specially adapted kitchen for young chefs. Under the watchful eye of a resident chef, little ones can whip-up a punchy Pad Thai or learn the secret to a perfectly creamy coconut chicken curry.