Chinese New Year is one of the most anticipated times of the year for auspicious celebrations. Apart from festive puddings and red packets, we also look forward to delectable meals that will elevate family bonding moments. To give you a few ideas, we’ve rounded up top 5 menus in Bangkok for you to check out this upcoming Lunar New Year.
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Perched on the 24th floor of The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Up & Above Bar offers panoramic views of Bangkok skyscrapers with Chinese New Year lunch (THB 1,900 per person). Here, you will indulge in a variety of options from international tastes to traditional Chinese dishes. The Chinese delights include delicious Peking duck and assorted steamed dim sum. Italian pasta and Japanese sushi are also available along with other Western choices such as roasted lamb’s leg and marinated roast sea bass.
The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Fl. 24, Wireless Rd., Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, +662 687 9000
Tucked away within The St. Regis Bangkok, VIU Restaurant provides an impressive selection of Chinese New Year dinner buffet spreads (THB 2,288 per person), featuring plenty of authentic Chinese dishes from various regions, such as chicken marinated in Chinese wine, Singapore chilli lobster claw and Tangyuan in sweet ginger soup. Other restaurant’s highlights include robust suckling pig, double-boiled chicken consommé, and scrumptious duck in soy sauce.
The St. Regis Bangkok, 159 Ratchadamri Rd., Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, +662 207 7777
Keen for a traditional Chinese New Year menu with an innovative twist? Over at Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok, the sumptuous authentic Cantonese specialities are beautifully crafted and plated in the auspicious theme, prepared by the talented Chinese Chef Chow Wai Man. You can savour The Prosperity Set (THB 25,888 per table) and the special Lo Hei Salmon dessert menu (THB 1,988 per table) with your family, all while enjoying the sweet melodies from the live guzheng.
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok, 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, Bang Rak, Bangkok, +66 2236 7777
Located in an al fresco area of Siam Kempensiki Hotel Bangkok, Niche offers a new type of contemporary dining experience, letting you choose the dishes as you’d prefer between Asian and Non-Asian flavours. On the menu, you can select a crisp fried lamb with coriander seeds and fermented chili dip in Asian style; or opt for the Non-Asian rosemary baked lamb with chimichurri sauce. You’ll also find the snow fish cooked in different ways with a sweet black bean or fruity olive oil.
Siam Kempensiki Hotel Bangkok, 991/9 Rama 1 Rd., Pathum Wan, Bangkok, +662 162 9000
The famous Aqua restaurant at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel is celebrating Chinese New Year with a fantastic seafood feast. You can enjoy the succulent Boston Lobster and prawn menu in its gorgeous garden settings. On top of that, you can also select a free-flow drink package like Taittinger Champagne (THB 4,188) or sparkling wine (THB 3,288). Don’t miss the exciting show of Dramatic Lion Dance that is held on 16 February, too.
Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, 155 Ratchadamri Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, +662 126 8866