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Thailand Tatler's Best Restaurants 2018: French Restaurants

Thailand Tatler's Best Restaurants 2018: French Restaurants
By Mika Apichatsakol
July 12, 2018
The French restaurants in Bangkok that made it to our longstanding food guide this year

The world of French cuisine is vast and traditioned, and synonymous with modern haute-dining. Whether just discovering the cuisine, a seasoned gourmand or even looking for a taste of home, Bangkok has plenty of fine French eateries for you to choose from. Here are the 13 French restaurants in Bangkok that made our Thailand Tatler Best Restaurant Guide this year.  Bon Appetit.

1. Le Normandie


Truly the crème de la crème of not just this list but of Thailand Tatler's Best Restaurant Guide altogether, Le Normandie, for the second year in a row, scores the highest points (98/100) out of the 234 restaurants nationwide we reviewed this year. Read the full review here. 

2. J'aime

Tying with L'Atelier De Joel Robuchon at 94 points in our food guide, J'Aime serves purposeful creations from the mind of award-winning French chef Jean-Michel Lorain. Read the full review here.

3. L'atelier De Joel Robuchon


One of the first restaurants that'll come you mind when you're discussing French eateries in the city, Bangkok's Robuchon proves that Robuchon is Robuchon no matter what the city. That is, with impeccable taste and service. Read the full review. 

4. Cocotte


Cocotte is that ingredient-focused French rotisserie you've been craving. Enjoy the vibes of an open kitchen, scrumptious meat selections and fresh organic farm produce without having to head to the French countryside. Read the full review here.

5. Philippe


Having been around for two decades, Philippe is a beloved French restaurant in that has stood the test of time in this fast-evolving city. If you're looking for a night that's low-key but nevertheless quality, Philippe offters great service, traditional settings and a solid wine list. Read the full review here.

6. Brasserie Cordonnier


Full of 1930s French flair and the culinary vision of executive chef Clement Hernandez—former sous chef at J’aime, Brasserie Cordonnier gives us a taste of what it’s like to wander the streets of Paris and dine in a traditional French brasserie. Read the full review here.

7. Loulou Forks & Glasses


Serving refined French and Mediterranean flavours, Loulou Forks & Glasses also offers a laid-back hideaway inside Suan Phlu. Read the full review here.

8. The Reflexions


Enjoy chef Roxanne Lange's exquisite French course meals in a classic dining room setting, complete with piano serenade. Read the full review here.

9. Surface


Tucked away on Thonglor Soi 11, Surface run by locally renowned chef-restauranteur Chalee Kader is a favourite amoung young hi-so who frequent the Thonglor area. Read the full review here.

10. French St


Opened in December 2017, French St you could say is the new kid on the block. This two-storey bistro in Charoenkrung, however, turns on the charms with its garden setting and southern France ambience, continued with Provencal styled dishes. Read the full review here.

11. Oskar


Located in the busy Sukhumvit Soi 11, this casual bistro and bar on two levels with outdoor dining offers international fare with an emphasis on French classics like duck parmentier and couscous royale. Read the full review here.

12. La Vie


Under the leadership of a French-trained Japanese head chef, La Vie puts an amitious and creative spin on authentic Gallic food and, with a new menu this year, is really one to discover or re-discover. Read the full review here.

13. Wine Pub

Upscale yet cosy French bistro interiors make Wine Pub an ideal dinner location for wine lovers. looking for a night of sophisticated relaxation. Read the full review here. 




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