Thailand's Top French 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.
1/9 Chef's Table
Up in the clouds, our top French pick scoring 98/100 in our dining guide is the dreamy Chef's Table at lebua. Chef Thierry serves up explosive flavours with dramatic presentation to guarantee for an unforgettable experience in luxury French dining. Read the full review here.
2/9 Le Normandie
Transport yourself to Savoyard France with Le Normandie's unique take on classic French cuisine. Lavish in the height of fine dining with the caviar and sea urchin glazed in a champagne sauce. Read the full review here.
3/9 J'aime by Jean-Michel Lorain
Expect to find a stylish crowd at J'aime by Jean-Michel Lorain, the french restaurant, guaranteed to impress with its sleek, modern interiors. A feast for the eyes and tastebuds, this restaurant truly lives up to its award-winning status. Read the full article here...
4/9 Blue by Alain Ducasse
Subtle isn't in the dictionary for Blue by Alain Ducasse where upon entering you are immediately met by space-like futuristic decor. Under chef Alain Ducasse, the menu boasts wild innovations ready to whisk you out of this world. Read the full review here...
Philippe offers classic French dishes to an exceptional standard in a charming, romantic setting. Enjoy their Norwegian king crab or the veal loin before ending the night with the decadent chocolate plate. Read the full review here.
Jay Sangsingkeaw and her L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon-trained team present an elegant dining experience, based in the heart of Ekamai. Stage heralds traditional French cooking peppered by global influences to showcase French cuisine with a wicked twist. Read the full review here.
If you're craving a laid-back kind of sophistication coupled with spectacular city views, look no further than Scarlett. Relish in decadent French dishes such as the Le Crab Royal D'Alaska or the La Cote de Boeuf, both of which should be chased by the chocolate profiteroles served with rich vanilla ice cream sandwiched in puff pastry and drizzled in hot, molten chocolate. Read the full review here.
8/9 Le Cabanon
In a setting reminiscent of a French bistro, you will be spoilt for choice by the exceptional range of seafood offered at Le Cabanon. The delightful flavours stem from chef-owner Martine Pailloux's meticulous attention to detail and perfectionism, sourcing the highest quality ingredients such as the sustainably-caught wild Dover sole. Read the full review here.
Part of the renowned Hospitality Management Asia group, Cocotte offers a feast of grilled wagyu meat dishes (up to 500g tomahawk wagyu!) perfect to share with friends and all served in a trendy upbeat atmosphere. Read the full review here.
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