Located in the heart of Bangkok, Gaysorn Village opened its doors just a few years back with a luxury lifestyle concept, offering not only a premium shopping experience, but also a wide variety of fine restaurant options to enhance our gastronomic experience in the city. From a lobster haunt to grade-A Japanese restaurants, we tasted around the mall to bring you the 10 best tried-and-tested eateries that serve up delectable dishes you shouldn’t miss. Drop by Gaysorn Village and check out these dining spots to expand your culinary horizon.
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Burger & Lobster
Best known for tasty beef burgers and lobster rolls, Burger & Lobster from the London has now opened its first branch in Gaysorn Village. The bistro serves up signature dishes from the original branch, such as panko prawns and truffle fries. Fusing its culinary techniques with a Thai twist, the burger joint also offers a speciality exclusively created for this brand-new venture — tom yum made with fresh lobsters, featuring local spices that lend an enticing succulent flavour.
Burger & Lobster, Ground floor, +662 656 1111
Open: Sun-Thu, 11 am- 10 pm; Fri-Sat, 11 am- 11 pm.
Wellness Bar at PAÑPURI WELLNESS
Not only does PAÑPURI WELLNESS offer a wealth of organic spa treatments and provide Bangkok’s largest Onsen facilities over on the 12th floor of Gaysorn Tower, but the wellness oasis is now also serving wholesome food and drinks made from organic, locally-sourced ingredients. Having no more than 600 calories, each dish on the menu contains no MSG and is low in sodium. Those hankering for healthy meals packed with robust flavours, Wellness Bar will surely be your safe bet.
Wellness Bar, PAÑPURI WELLNESS, 12/F, +662 253 8899
Open: Mon-Sun, 10 am-10 pm.
Japanese food lovers shouldn’t miss Umi, an omakase restaurant that offers delicate courses with excellent presentation. Importing fresh fish daily from Japan, Umi is the place to be for chef-curated meals all made from premium ingredients. Don’t hesitate to try its new special lunch menu, Bara Chirashi, which is a classic dish of sashimi rice topped with a beautifully fresh assortment of diced sashimi, sea urchin, salmon roe, flying fish roe, sweet eggs and Japanese mountain vegetable. Other sushi sensations include chutoro zuke (tuna belly) and kuruma ebi (Japanese king prawn).
Umi, Ground floor, +6689 899 4949
Open: Mon-Sun, 12-2 pm for lunch and 6-11 pm for dinner.
BOYY & SON CAFÉ
Sipping hot brews in an old-school, vintage setting decorated with a wall-mounted fish tank and marble elements, who wouldn’t like that? Stop by at BOYY & SON CAFÉ for a little afternoon pick-me-up. Opt for the Pandan Latter (THB 140) for something a little unusual. But if you want to brave the hot heat with something cool and icy, get the Icy Espresso Caramel (THB 130) and Iced Thai Orange Recharge (THB 100). It will cool you down as well as enlivening your palates.
BOYY & SON CAFÉ, Ground floor, +662 235 8300
Open: Mon-Sun, 9 am- 8 pm.
You may have got a taste of omakase sushi but what about omakase tempura? Head now to Ginza Tenharu, a tempura omakase bar situated within Gaysorn Village where they serve up both traditional and modern Japanese fare with a tempura twist. With the venue branched from the one-Michelin Ginza Sushi Ichi restaurant from Tokyo, the restaurant is backing up the guaranteed goodness you’ll want to gorge on. Seat yourself at the bar and watch chefs showcasing their knife and frying skills as they prepare your perfect meal. And since it is omakase-style, the course menu ranges from tasty appetisers to uni sushi roll tempura, depending on the chef’s choice and what peaks during the season.
Ginza Tenharu, 3/F, +662 070 0014
Open: Tue-Sat, 12-2:30 for lunch and 6-11 pm for dinner; Sun, 12-2:30 pm for lunch and 6-10 pm for dinner.
NONAME – Steak Seafood Tapas
Being the place for high-protein concoctions, NONAME – Steak Seafood Tapas is a steak enclave that offers a selection of meaty dishes like Wagyu Flat Iron Steak (THB 1,200) and The Rib Eye Steak (THB 500). Apart from the beef-focused dishes, the establishment also serves up scrumptious pasta, rice and seafood dishes to please everyone’s palates. Carnivores who are looking for an over-the-top dinner, here’s your next stop on the restaurant list.
NONAME- Steak Seafood Tapas, Ground floor, +662 656 1111
Open: Sun-Wed, 11 am-10 pm; Thu-Sat 11 am-11 pm.
Riedel Wine Bar & Cellar
With 260 years of wine history, Riedel Wine Bar & Cellar is the artisan wine bar that serves up lush seafood platters alongside sophisticated sips, making it one of our favourite spots in Gaysorn Village. Make sure you order the full-flavoured seafood tower that comes with luscious black mussels, mouthwatering spanner crab and Canadian lobsters, too.
Riedel Wine Bar & Cellar, 2/ F +666 561 133
Open: Mon-Sun, 10-12 am.
The name alone already suggests Sushi Mori‘s expertise in sushi. Nestled on the third floor of Gaysorn Tower, the restaurant offers an impressive selection of crave-worthy sushi such as salmon foie gras and uni-packed sushi. Although the Kagoshima Unadon (THB 680) is not sushi, the juicy grilled eel topped on a bed of rice is the venue’s signature dish foodies often go crazy for. With the enchanting dimly-lit space, the venue undoubtedly makes a perfect spot for a romantic date night for couples who also happen to be Japanese food devotees.
Sushi Mori, 3/F, +662 014 7441
Open: Mon-Sun, 11 am-10 pm.
If spending a relaxing afternoon savouring scrumptious pastries sounds like your thing, check out Eric Kayser at Gaysorn Village. Endowed with a storied past, the French bakery has brought its traditional recipes to Bangkok. Here, you’ll enjoy its heart bread and flaky, buttery baked goods that are all made from the finest healthy ingredients. A must-try is the popular charcoal croissants sandwich with Norwegian smoked salmon.
Eric Kayser, Ground floor, +662 019 4909
Open: Mon-Sun, 10 am-10 pm
For those who like to indulge in delicious local dishes, head over to Provence. The restaurant has made a name for itself with its seasonal and carefully designed dishes using an authentic Thai royal cuisine approach — expect fermented rice noodles served with pineapple, fish balls in coconut milk and grilled curried fish cakes, as well as Khao chae, a traditional dish of soaked rice in jasmine-scented water. The boat noodles here are also worth sampling too.
Provence, Lobby floor, +6626 656 1438
Open: Mon-Sun, 10 am-8 pm.