Thailand's Top 10 Italian 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.
1/11 White Lies by Maurizo Menconi
Gaze upon the grandeur of sleek white interiors and glittering chandeliers at chef Maurizo Manconi's exciting and innovative dining experience. Inspired by Japanese omakase, the 15-course tasting menu is filled with exquisite fine-dining and futuristic modern twists on Italian classics. Read the full review here.
2/11 La Scala
Consistently rated amongst Bangkok's best fine-dining establishments, La Scala's exemplary standard is unmatched. Italian-trained executive chef Anthony Burd's eagle-eyed attention to detail alongside services such as the professional sommelier, who chooses the perfect wine to pair with the Australian wagyu beef carpaccio, demonstrates exactly how La Scala takes luxury dining to the next level. Read the full review here.
3/11 Enoteca Italiana
Don't be fooled by the majestic red columns and Thai-style exterior hiding this award-winning Italian restaurant. Try their wild catch salmon marinated in sweet beetroot water and served with black garlic cream before ending the evening with one of their showstopping globe-shaped semifreddo desserts, encasing sweet meringue and a Campari sauce. Read the full review here.
4/11 La Casa Nostra
Stylishly rustic, La Casa Nostra translates to "our house" and succeeds in creating one of the most charming and inviting atmospheres in Bangkok. The restaurant effortlessly serves incredible Italian cuisine while showcasing a vast and thoughtfully curated wine collection. Read the full review here.
Long time favourite Gianni Favro has been serving classic Italian cuisine in Bangkok for years, and there's a good reason why people keep coming back for more. Authentic Italian pasta, parma ham, salads and risotto, made from freshly imported ingredients, goes perfectly with a glass of their excellent exclusive Italian-wines and a few champagnes. Read the full review here.
6/11 La Bottega Di Luca
Sit inside or on the terrace in a relaxed yet vibrant setting at Luca Appino’s flagship restaurant. Classic, hearty food, all served by friendly staff make La Bottega di Luca the perfect choice for some delicious and healthy-ish Italian food. Read the full review here.
7/11 Galleria Milano
Forget about the busy streets of Bangkok once you step through the bright front doors of Galleria Milano. Bold, exciting flavours enjoyed in a colourful, intimate setting with very personal service makes dining at Galleria Milano a truly unique experience. Read the full review here.
8/11 Bigoli By Sensi
Guaranteed to satisfy all of your pizza cravings is Sensi by Bigoli. The contemporary art-filled restaurant hosts an impeccable selection of Italian classics for a more refined pan-Italian dining experience. Read the full review here.
Located in the prestigious Anantara Siam Hotel, Biscotti has been a consistent leader of luxury Italian cuisine in Bangkok for over two decades. Begin your meal with the signature mascarpone focaccia, divine gooey cheese sandwiched between crispy dough and drizzled in rich, truffle oil. After that, order the signature rock lobster spaghetti with shellfish bisque, before ending the evening with a refreshing scoop of sorbet. Read the full review here.
10/11 Theo Mio
Set in a relaxed bistro-style semi-open kitchen, chef Theo Randall serves up excellent Italian dishes such as the aromatic tagliatelle con aragosta with homemade noodles or dry-aged Australian rib-eye. Perfect for a casual lunchtime meal in an elegant, modern setting. Read the full review here.
Experience refined Italian dining with breathtaking views from the Bauhaus-style villa at Clara in Yenakart. Offering three-, seven- and nine-course tasting menus, meals begin with a series of delicate amuse-bouche and end with a classic Italian tiramisu. Read the full review here.
See also: Tatler Thailand's Top French Restaurants Of 2020