Asiatique’s night market on the river has quickly become a go-to spot for evening shopping, but it is also developing a good reputation for restaurants. It really is a place with something for everyone, with a variety of Thai and international restaurants ranging from pizza chains to an area dedicated to food court style dishes.
Victory Monument is the place to come to sample Bangkok’s famous ‘boat noodles’.
For the uninitiated, Pad Thai is a dish made of wun sen lek wok-fried noodles, mixed with tamarind paste, to which shrimp, tofu, bean sprouts and spring onion is then added. Peanuts, chili flakes and sugar are added according to personal taste. If there’s one place you really need to sample the dish then it’s Bangkok – and we’ve picked the five of the best places to do it.
Ice cream and Teppanyaki are two words we never thought would go well together. In our minds, teppanyaki is a Japanese way to grill meat, seafood an veggies on a burning hot metal surface, so it was weird trying to visualize someone dropping a melting scoop of ice cream onto a grill. But the stranger the idea, the more we want to try it, so we crossed the river to reach 'The Lantern', a creative ice cream shop located at the foot of the Millennium Hilton hotel. It's very easy to get to and the beautiful view of the Chao Phraya river is one more reason to give it a try.
Acqua Restaurant is certainly one of the most notable fine-dining venues in Kalim Beach, just north of Patong Beach from which it is separated by a rocky cape. Acqua is a modern Italian restaurant that is the labour of love of Sardinian-born chef, Alessandro Frau. With clean lines, a futuristic design and great views out over the Andaman, Acqua is definitely a leading contender for one of the most aesthetically-pleasing restaurants in Phuket.
Thai pomelo salad known as "Yum Som O" is one of the authentic and most popular Thai salad recipes. If you get a chance to visit Thailand, don't miss this delicious dish.
Travelling the Chao Phraya River at night, with the temples lit-up along the banks, is one of the must-do experiences in Bangkok, and the luxury of the Apsara truly is a cut above the majority of boats travelling this well-worn tourist trail. Taking time to pause in front of the famous sights, passengers are treated to a delicious Thai feast onboard a romantic converted rice-barge.
It's Sunday and the week has been busy with work, business or even just some holiday exploration... here is a great and unusual way to make your day a special one, something fun and unforgettable, a pleasant memory to cheer you up when days are grey and cold at home: Have breakfast at the Mandarin Oriental!
If you have chance to travel to Thailand, do not miss enjoying Kanom Jeen- a very special food in this adorable country.
Na Aroon Vegeterian Restaurant is an ideal place for tourists who are vegetarian, vegan, follow Jainism, or just fancy a healthy meat-free meal in Bangkok.