Delish News: New Restaurants, Menus, and Pop-ups in Bangkok in October 2023
October 06, 2023
As a new month unfolds, Thailand’s culinary hub is set to usher in a new wave of restaurants, inventive menus, and captivating pop-up dining experiences. October is no different from the rest of the year when it comes to Bangkok's gastronomic paradise and symphony of spices that reflect its rich culture.
Whether you're a Thai food connoisseur or have a penchant for global cuisines, you're bound to discover something that will satisfy your palate. Here are seven unique epicurean adventures that await you.
Korean Pop-up Restaurant at the Siam Kempinski
Korean culinary master and celebrity chef Edward Kwon is bringing authentic Korean cuisine to Bangkok. Guests can enjoy 12 courses of delectable dishes such as beef bulgogi, abalone Jjim, Busan charred mackerel samchi gui, and slow-cooked wagyu galbi, as well as a selection of Korean-inspired desserts, available until Oct. 7. This exclusive gastronomic experience is priced at THB4,900+ per person. You can also enhance your dining experience with your favourite wine for an additional THB2,700+ per person.
Location: Siam Kempinski Hotel, Siam Kempinski, 991/9 Rama I Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok
One of the coolest hotels in Bangkok, SO/Bangkok will be treating sushi lovers to a vibrant Japanese dining experience with its tantalising robatayaki and sushi bar starting on Oct. 8. There will be 40 kinds of scrumptious hand-cut sushi, sashimi slices, and maki rolls, as well as charcoal-grilled meats and seafood. Make sure not to miss out on the unagi avocado rolls or wagyu niku yaki don, all of which cost THB1,189.
And for those who crave premium dishes from Soshi, an additional THB500 per person unlocks an even more lavish culinary adventure. For reservations, go here.
Location: SO/Bangkok, 2 North Sathorn Road, Bangrak, Bangkok
Rain Tree Café Oktoberfest Promotional Dinner
Need a fix of some tasty German fare? Look no further! Rain Tree Café will be celebrating Oktoberfest until Oct. 13, featuring an extravagant buffet available from 6 PM-10 PM. Its buffet station will be filled with mouthwatering German specialties, including pork knuckles, sizzling grilled German sausages, and veal meatballs at the live cooking station.
For health-conscious diners, heartier options like traditional German salads will be served, including Kartoffelsalat (potato salad) and Weißkrautsalat mit speck (cabbage salad with bacon), alongside German Schnitzel and Kartoffelpuffer. The celebration won’t be complete without dessert! So, make sure to have a taste of their apple strudel and Bavarian pancakes.
Other culinary offerings extend beyond German delights, which include fresh seafood, Asian cuisine, and cheese and cold cuts. The dinner buffet is priced at THB1,800 (per person) from Sunday to Thursday and THB2,100 every Friday and Saturday. To reserve your seats, click here.
Location: Rain Tree Café, 61 Wireless Road (Witthayu), Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok
‘Taste of Australia’ Gourmet Market
Experience grocery shopping in Australian style at this limited-time event that runs until Oct. 13. At this event, you can experience "The Land Down Under" with over 400 renowned food products on offer.
What’s more, shoppers may indulge in its two special menus featuring Australian Wagyu beef steak and grilled hapuku fish with caper sauce from You Hunt We Cook. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the rich gastronomic heritage of Australia.
Locations: Gourmet Market, Emporium, EmQuartier, Paragon / The Mall Lifestore Ngamwongwan
Opening Event of Myeongryun Jinsaga Galbi Second Branch
Foodies, save the date! The much-awaited opening of the second location of popular Korean barbeque hotspot Myeongryun Jinsaga Galbi will take place on Oct. 19. To make this grand occasion even more memorable, the restaurant has a delightful surprise in store for you: an exclusive one-day-only offer of 1+1 BBQ that allows diners to enjoy two meals for the price of one at THB399. The set menu includes premium galbi, rice, and a variety of side dishes.
Location: Big C Supercenter, 127 Rama II Road, Khwang Samaedam, Khet Bangkhuntien, Bangkok
Food For Thought: A Culinary Journey Celebrating Food & Sustainability
Whether you’re a plant-based eater or just curious about a sustainable diet, this week-long culinary adventure is perfect for you. The set menu for dinner (THB888 nett/person) includes Kaow Tang Na Gai, Tom Yum Goong, Panang Curry with Pla Krapong served with rice, and Watermelon Peel in syrup. It is available until Oct. 20 from 6 PM-10:30 PM daily.
The ingredients were ethically sourced, following a zero-waste and innovative approach that supports local farmers. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Click here to learn more.
Location: Dusit Gourmet, dusitD2 Samyan, 333 Si Phraya Road, Si Phraya, Bang Rak, Bangkok
ASEAN Café Show 2023
The ASEAN Café Show, also known as the Thailand Coffee, Tea & Drinks Expo, is scheduled to take place on Oct. 26-29 from 10 AM-7 PM.
The 17th edition of the food fair, organised by Thailand Coffee, Tea & Drinks and Thailand Bakery & Ice Cream, serves as a testament to the thriving coffee, tea, drinks, bakery, and ice cream industry in Thailand.
In addition to showcasing Thailand’s finest cuisine, this event also serves as a learning and networking platform that brings together suppliers of food equipment, accessories, and ingredients with potential clients in Thailand. It is anticipated that people from all over the world will attend, including proprietors of restaurants and cafes, shop owners, hoteliers, caterers, baristas, bakers, and lovers of ice cream and coffee.
Location: Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, 88 Debaratna Road (km. 1) Bangna Tai, Bangna, Bangkok
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