Where To Eat, Stay And Play In October
1/17 The Royal Orchid Dining Experience
Thai Airways International’s catering division launches the Royal Orchid Dining Experience, making meals from the airline’s Royal First and Royal Silk in-flight menus—and much more created by international chefs—available at a newly launched restaurant at the company’s head office on Vibhavadi. Aircraft cabin-style furniture has been installed to enhance the experience, including jet engine fans and aircraft wheels as tables. A pop-up take-away service offering the meals is also open at the Thai Airways office at Silom.
Call 0-2356-1666 for reservations at the head office, where the meals are served from Wednesday to Friday from 9am to 2pm, and 09-0980-3808 for delivery services.
2/17 Grill Thrills At The District Grill Room & Bar
If you enjoy hearty eats head to The District Grill Room & Bar at the Bangkok Marriott Hotel, which is serving an exceptional new fine dining menu curated by chefs Gyula Harangi and Christian Caluwaert. It offers carnivores a diverse selection of premium steaks and great fresh seafood options for the ultimate surf ‘n’ turf. Highlights include up-close cooking demonstrations by chefs preparing dishes such as flambéed camembert and beef tartare. The restaurant opens Wednesday to Sunday for dinner from 6pm to 11pm.
More information and reservations by calling 0-2797-0000.
3/17 Proper Hole-In-The-Wall: Tortilla Quemada
Tortilla Quemada is chef Colin Stevens’ new hole-in-the-wall delivery and takeaway venture located in Sukhumvit 23 adjacent to Prasarnmit Plaza Asoke. It serves a wide range of meats, homemade salsas and additional fillings and uses only imported Mexican chillis, spices and masa harina in order to achieve authentic flavours. The kitchen opens from 11am to 9pm from Tuesday to Sunday.
Order now at 06-5237-3307.
4/17 Buy Today, Dine Later: Il Fumo
Il Fumo has launched a set of vouchers to be used for special occasions, as gifts for friends and family or simply to spoil oneself. The restaurant is also offering complimentary vouchers ranging from 500 baht to 25,000 baht on top of actual purchases. The exclusive 1,000 baht and 1,500 baht dine-in vouchers cover a la carte dishes, tasting menus and beverages and are valid for one year after purchase.
Call 06-3981-8161 for reservations and information.
5/17 Eat More Plants: Plantiful
Plantiful, a new 100 per cent plant-based cafe and meal delivery service, has opened on Sukhumvit 61. The cuisine focuses on fresh produce, plant-inspired nutrition and wholesome lifestyles and the aim is to serve dishes made from unrefined and minimally processed plant sources. Entirely free from refined sugars, flour, dairy and meat, these are meals fit for the most ardent of vegans. Open from 8am to 5pm daily, Plantiful is pet-friendly and offers limited parking space.
Visit plantifulbkk.com to learn more.
6/17 Big Bites At Blunos
Blunos at Eastin Grand Hotel on Sathorn has unveiled new menu additions created with a Happy Food for Happy People ethos. The delectable new dishes include international classics and Thai flavours such as risotto tom yum kung and sea bass phad chaa among many more. Blunos is open daily from 11am to midnight. It is located pool-side at the hotel’s 14th floor.
For more information and reservations, call 0-2210-8100.
7/17 Midnight Snack At Zuma
Zuma at the St Regis Bangkok launches Yashoku, the city’s first party-night brunch in the form of contemporary izakaya. Priced at 3,600 baht per person and designed for guests to unwind after a night on the tiles, it incorporates made-to-order dishes and top-shelf drinks served in a sophisticated atmosphere. To go with the luxurious range of Japanese fare is a two-hour free-flow beverage option starting at 1,600 baht. The Yashoku experience concludes with a sumptuous selection of Japanese sweets. Zuma opens Monday to Sunday for lunch from 11:30am to 3pm and dinner from 6pm to midnight.
Visit zumarestaurant.com for more.
8/17 New Courses At Mahanakhon SkyBar
Mahanakhon Bangkok SkyBar is offering a new three-course lunch menu and a spectacular weekend seafood platter featuring the finest selection of European seafood priced at 1,490 baht per person. Diners have the option of adding a half Maine lobster to the lunch set at 1,990 baht. A new three-course weekday lunch is also available starting at 990 baht per person. The SkyBar is open daily for lunch from 11:30am to 3pm and for dinner from 5pm to 1am.
Make reservations now at 0-2677-8722.
9/17 Grocer X Restaurant: Vivin Grocerant
Bangkok welcomes new restaurant-in-grocery concept Vivin Grocerant, which offers organic Thai produce and homemade dishes all under one roof. Breakfast, lunch and dinner combos are available and a Grocerant highlight is its free-range fluffy egg omelette. Vegetarian options abound too. Open daily from 8am to 9pm.
Visit vivingrocery.com for more.
10/17 InterContinental Residences Hua Hin
InterContinental Residences Hua Hin unveils a new residential project that combines classic colonial-style themes with modern luxury. The complex boasts 238 private, fully furnished units with fitted bathrooms, well-equipped kitchens and wide balconies that give scenic views of the coast. The project also offers a comprehensive range of world-class hotel facilities and amenities for common use and in-residence options such as a butler service, in-room dining, housekeeping and much more.
Visit intercontinentalresidenceshuahin.com further for details.
11/17 Bangkok Breakfast Club
Marriott Bonvoy members can now savour the perfect start to their day by joining the Bangkok Breakfast Club. When two diners enjoy breakfast together at any of Marriott’s participating hotel restaurants throughout October, the second diner pays just 1 baht. The Breakfast Club is open to all existing and new Marriott Bonvoy members, and membership is free. Discover great a la carte and buffet breakfasts at 12 restaurants across the city.
Go to marriottbonvoyasia.com for more information on participating outlets.
12/17 The Parq
Newly opened The Parq mixed-use development provides a new experience in urban lifestyle. Combining design that emphasises nature and the latest technology, The Parq is equipped with all the necessary amenities to uphold the brand’s vision of life well balanced. The real estate project comprises The Parq Life, offering a multitude of F&B spots and other specialised services, and The Parq Workplace, a grade-A office with rental spaces as large as 5,200sqm.
Go to theparq.com for more.
13/17 Standard International X Sansiri: The Peri Hotel
Standard International, in partnership with Sansiri, debuts new hotel brand The Peri Hotel, the first in the industry to launch since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. Characterised by stylish simplicity, the hotel serves as a home away from home for travellers and locals. Sansiri’s Escape resorts in Hua Hin and Khao Yai have been converted to The Peri, with both taking bookings for stays in October and onwards.
More at theperihotel.com.
14/17 First AP House In SEA
Swiss haute horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet takes hospitality to a new level with the opening of the first AP House in Southeast Asia. Located in the heart of Bangkok at Gaysorn Tower, it welcomes visitors to relax, reflect, connect or disconnect in a lavish setting that brings together contemporary architecture and local Thai artwork. Open daily from 11am to 7pm, the 500sqm facility also plays host to exclusive events.
Visit audemarspiguet.com to learn more about AP House and the brand.
15/17 Double Delights At Rosewood Phuket
Rosewood Phuket has opened its doors to guests once again with a special celebratory offer. Guests who book two consecutive nights at the resort will receive a complimentary one-night stay at Rosewood Bangkok, redeemable up to December. Guests staying in Phuket also receive daily breakfast, an afternoon tea set and a 30 per cent discount on food and beverage and wellness treatments at Asaya spa. In addition, the Rosewood Explorers Club’s engaging and educational programmes for children are complimentary.
Call 0-7635-6888 for more.
16/17 V Villas Hua Hin's New Beach Front Pool Villa
V Villas Hua Hin invites friends and family to enjoy a sumptuous stay at its newly renovated Presidential Beach Front Pool Villa, an exclusive, luxuriously appointed facility that accommodates up to six people. The Ultimate Private Villa Experience package includes benefits such as a 24-hour private butler service, a private chef and a selection of wines from the resort’s private cellar. Guests can even opt for a private chauffeur pick-up in Bangkok.
Call 0-2309-3939 for reservations and details.
17/17 Work Out Like A VIP At Jetts Black
Jetts Black, an upscale fitness club for enthusiasts of serious physical jerks, has debuted at The Parq and Gaysorn Village. It boasts best-in-class exercise equipment, dedicated functional training areas, the services of specialised trainers, unique workout classes and even a health-focused cafe. The cafe’s kitchen is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 9pm for delivery and takeaway only.
Call 06-5237-3307 for orders and more.