6 Auspicious Places To Dine In Bangkok This Chinese New Year 2020
1/6 Mei Jiang—The Peninsula
Chinese New Year is the time of year that brings families back together, and one thing that bonds people best is food. The Peninsula's Chinese restaurant, Mei Jiang, invites you and your family to feast on chef Ball Yau's two curated menus and a selection of a la carte dishes from January 22 until 27. Come for lunch for the six-course menu, priced 2,800++ baht, or arrive later for the eight-course dinner for 3,888++ baht per person. Chef Ball Yau's menus for the year of the rat include dishes such as black fungus, double-boiled sea conch, baked tiger prawn, stir-fried spotted grouper, braised pork knuckles, stir-fried vegetables, stir-fried sticky rice and the not-to-be-missed braised bird’s nest.
Call 02-020-2888 or visit peninsula.com to book a table.
2/6 The Dining Room—Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
The Dining Room at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok also invites you to welcome the year of the rat with Chinese delicacies, in addition to their celebrated international lunch and dinner buffets, from January 20 until February 2. Enjoy appetisers such as jellyfish salad sesame, deep-fried prawn salad with strawberry and cream, stuffed pork leg with chilli sauce and chicken and asparagus salad with chilli sauce. With prices ranging from 1,390++ to 2,290++ baht per person, more Chinese favourites such as Peking duck, braised chicken soup, pork ribs with lotus root soup and traditional Chinese desserts are waiting for you at The Dining Room. There will also be a lion dance at the Garden Lounge on the 25th.
Call 02-254-6250 or visit hyatt.com.
3/6 Feiya—Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong
The Renaissance Bangkok's award-winning Fei Ya restaurant has brewed something exciting for Chinese New Year this year. From January 23 to 26, chef Cheung Chin Choi has prepared special nine-course lunch and dinner sets, priced from 1,888 to 3,888 baht, to make your CNY celebration all the merrier. Each set comes with a variety of mouthwatering Cantonese style dishes, including the traditional Yu Sheng salad, Fei Ya’s famous lychee wood-roasted Peking duck, braised Australian Abalone, double-steamed bird’s nest in coconut milk and many more. Another highlight at Renaissance is the special acrobatic performance, lion dance and other entertainment at the hotel entrance from 10am onwards on January 25.
Call 02-125-5000 or visit renaissancebangkok.com.
4/6 57th Street—Bangkok Marriott
Available only on the 24th and 25th of this month, 57th Street at the Bangkok Marriott is offering you a luscious buffet to spread the joys of Chinese New Year in a delectable style. From 6 to 11pm, discover Chinese delicacies and more at an extravagant seafood dinner buffet with Chinese accents. Priced at only 1,657++ per person, have a jovial time with the whole family at the Lobby floor of Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit.
Call 02-797-0000 or visit marriott.com.
5/6 Orchid Cafe—Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
The Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel, welcomes the auspicious occasion of the year of the rat with a celebratory dinner buffet at Orchid Café. From January 24 to 26, a bountiful selection of traditional Chinese favourites such as chilled jellyfish with sesame oil, crab and abalone salad, steamed sea bass with black bean sauce, honey roast barbecued pork will be on the menu. At 2,200++ baht per person, the restaurant will also serve premium seafood such as Alaskan king crab, rock lobster, river prawns, tiger prawns and New Zealand mussels, as well as a carving station with Australian prime rib, lamb rack and pan-fried foie gras. For those looking for a lunch gathering, hurry up and book a table because the afternoon will only be available on the 25th. Enjoy the colourful lion dance show on the same day.
Call 02-649-8355 or visit sheratongrandesukhumvit-onlinestore.com.
6/6 Viu—The St Regis Bangkok
Viu Restaurant on level 12 of the St Regis Bangkok is transforming into a vibrant Chinese dining hall this lunar new year. From January 24 to 25, relish in a special lunch menu that includes baby suckling pig or a dinner buffet with lobsters, priced 1,288++ and 2,288++ baht per person respectively. Then on Sunday, January 26, enjoy a very special Chinese New Year themed brunch of roasted Peking duck, more baby suckling pig and lobsters, while overlooking a view of the Royal Bangkok Sports Club. The weekend meal is priced 2,850++ per person. Fizz up your brunch with just 1,299++ baht more for a free-flow of alcohol.
Call 02-207-7777 or visit stregisbangkok.com.
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