Thailand's Top 10 Chinese Restaurants Of 2020
Note: Tatler Thailand's 2020 Best Restaurants guide began assembly since late 2019 and before Thailand's COVID-19 lockdown. Therefore, unforeseen changes may have occurred to restaurants reviewed in the book, which this story is based on.
1/10 Nan Bei
Unquestionably the top destination for gourmet Chinese cuisine is Nan Bei. Located at the Rosewood Bangkok, the restaurant features breathtaking views in a lavish dining atmosphere. Chef Matthew Geng perfectly executes a sophisticated take on your beloved Chinese classics, all served with dramatic and stylish presentation. Read the full review here.
2/10 Mei Jiang
Presentation is key at Mei Jiang, one of Bangkok's most show-stopping Chinese restaurants where dishes are theatrically unveiled through thick clouds of mist or beneath heavy glass bells. Salivate over the signature tea-smoked chicken before choosing from their serious cocktail list for the ultimate night of indulgence. Read the full review here.
3/10 Fei Ya
Chic, modern decor combined with intimate surroundings and seductively dim lighting make for the perfect romantic evening at Fei Ya. Order in advance for the legendary Fei Ya Peking duck, served in seven different ways or if you've arrived early, be sure to order the signature Boston lobster egg noodle, a popular choice amongst diners. Read the full review here.
4/10 Shang Palace
Located at the iconic Shangri-La hotel, Shang Palace serves cuisine matched perfectly with its stunning view of the Chao Praya river. Enjoy an authentic Cantonese dining experience where decadent dishes are served upon vast round tables, ideal for sharing amongst a large group or close friends. Read the full review here.
Few restaurants can compete with the impeccable standard and vast selection of dim sum offered at Lin Fa. Enjoy aromatic teas and sophisticated Chinese dishes sourced from the highest quality ingredients in a classical dining setting at the Sukosol Hotel. Read the full review here.
With over 30 years of experience working at the finest restaurants across China and Thailand, chef Andy Chan elevates Chinese cuisine to a new level at Liu Bangkok. Try the melt-in-the-mouth stewed pork belly with black soy sauce or the highly recommended barbeque crispy pork. Read the full review here.
7/10 Chef Man
Award-winning chef Wai Yin Man's original restaurant offers cleverly conceived, expertly-crafted dishes in a calm, subdued ambience. Choose from their seemingly endless list of dim sum, buns and dumplings, best enjoyed with a glass from their selection of Chinese rice wines or international red and whites. Read the full review here.
8/10 Chef Pom by Todd
This tranquil haven, elegantly decorated with dark wood furnishings is a cool oasis of calm from the chaotic hustle of Bangkok. A particular highlight is the Peking duck, which arrives with a stunning array of glass containers, baskets and bamboo steamers for an impressive feast. Read the full review here.
9/10 The Mulberry
For an authentic Cantonese dining experience, visit the Mulberry, located in the Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, to enjoy perfectly crafted authentic Chinese comforts from a luxurious setting. The classic flavours and presentation, inspired by superfruits enshrined from ancient Chinese medicine, make this a truly Cantonese dining experience. Read the full review here.
10/10 Din Tai Fung
This Taiwanese chain needs no introduction, serving their famous xiao long bao dumplings across over 14 countries, from HongKong to London. Gaze upon the chefs in the open kitchen making fresh dumplings, noodles and desserts, all from natural ingredients. Read the full review here.
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