Bangkok’s Best Dining Destinations to Book this Valentine’s Day 2020
We understand. Valentine’s Day is literally just around the corner, but life got in the way of you successfully making reservations. While there are countless ways to spoil your significant other, the romantic dinner date is a surefire way to win his/her heart — and to celebrate the love of your life, you want to make sure you’re giving them the very best. With so many restaurants to choose from, it can be tough to figure out which spot is worth your reservations, which is why we’ve done the research for you. From riverside dining to sky-high culinary experiences, here are some of Bangkok’s best dining spots with for you to consider, as you go about making your loved one feel extra special this V-Day.
When it comes to romance, few things beat going to the riverside. Expect a dreamy, picture-perfect evening with your one and only by the Chao Phraya River, at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers’ ‘Ultimate Valentine’s Dinner’ experience. Pick from one of four restaurants that offer options ranging from exceptional western fare at Riverside Grill, to authentic Italian flavours at Giorgio’s and Thai delicacies at Thara Thong. If you and your significant other aren’t the type to hold back when it comes to culinary experiences, you’ll have a great time at the international buffet line at Feast. Each in-house dining venue will be serving special Valentine’s Day offers, whether it’s through love-inspired dishes, or set menus on limited offer — what’s more is, you also get front-row views of the Chao Phraya. A definite must for those looking to spend the evening immersed in riverside romance.
THB3,999++ per couple at Riverside Grill, Giorgio’s, and Thara Thong. THB2,500++ per couple at Feast. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2266 0123, or click here.
While technically, love is something that can be celebrated every day, there’s something extra special about Valentine’s Day that gives you room to go the extra mile. As the world dedicates a day to celebrating love, this marks a great opportunity to declare your love, reaffirm your relationship — or perhaps even pop the question! If you’re looking to make big statements this V-Day, you definitely want to make reservations somewhere extraordinary — say, perhaps, a cruise. Banyan Tree Bangkok’s Saffron Cruise is offering a special five-course set menu, complete with a glass of champagne per person, just for Valentine’s Day. Revel in delectable dishes, bubbly, and love as you glide peacefully along the majestic River of Kings.
THB9,900++ per couple. 7:10-10:10pm, February 14, 2020. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2679 1200, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To truly indulge your special someone, why not take them for an intimate dinner for two, at the elegant surroundings of the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. Lovey-dovey it up in luxury at the Front Room, where chef Fae Rungthiwa Chummongkol has plans to take couples on a truly memorable journey, with a special seven-course menu. Highlights include pretty out-of-the-box dishes, including foie gras ice cream with caramel honey, along with a special ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll’, which comes in the form of a local chocolate mousse served with Chiang Mai strawberry sorbet. The meal comes, of course, with a glass of bubbly.
THB4,500++ per person. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2846 8888, or email email@example.com.
To celebrate the most romantic night of the year, a surefire way to impress is by taking your beloved out for a one-of-a-kind Michelin-starred dining experience. Over at one-starred Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin, get ready for a truly exquisite culinary journey, with eight-courses, all created under the theme of love. Highlights include mouth-watering plates such as Thai ceviche scallop with ginger, yuzu sorbet and coconut snow, along with servings of foie gras with tamarind and carrot, and even a signature maine lobster salad with frozen curry. For a sweet, sweet finale, the dinner concludes with Northern Thai strawberries, served with roses and lychee. You and your loved one will even get an exclusive, complimentary bottle of Moet & Chandon Brut to make the night all the more enjoyable, and every lady dining at the restaurant on Valentine’s Day will receive a box of flowers.
THB14,999++ per couple. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2162 9000, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Another Michelin-starred member of our list is Elements Restaurant, where a spectacular candle-lit dinner awaits, complete with chilled champagne and a box of chocolates for that special someone. Food-wise, expect a feast of six exquisite dishes. A selection of carefully prepared amuse bouche is followed by culinary delights — think langoustines and caviar with Sakura flower jelly, Hokkaido scallops, turbot in Champagne sauce and tender Japanese wagyu beef.
THB5,500 per person. 6-10:30pm, February 14, 2020. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2687 9000, or email email@example.com.
If you’re looking to really make an impression, Bangkok’s iconic Red Sky rooftop bar & restaurant has you covered. Just for Valentine’s Day, chef de cuisine Christian Ham and his team are presenting a seven course fine-dining French menu. Savour dishes made from the very best of ingredients, including the likes of beluga caviar with smoked salmon tartare, Brittany lobster consomme infused with lemongrass and ginger, and Japanese omi wagyu A4 beef tenderloin served with red wine sauce, glazed beetroot, turnip, and turned potatoes. Go because food will most definitely be on point, and stay for the views — with panoramas of twinkling Bangkok city, your dinner date is sure to be memorably romantic, regardless of whether its your first, or hundredth. Couples will also receive champagne and an accompanying rose for a nice final touch.
THB14,555++ per couple. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2100 6255, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are date nights when you want to go all out to impress, and then there are ones where subtlety is your main play — you want to do something understated, but still sophisticated and very, very special. If such is the case, head straight for Harrods. All about English-style refinement, the upscale in-mall venue is offering a special set menu just for the month of love. Expect a selection of three exquisite dishes, including US Scallop served in tomato consomme soup, seared ahi tuna with mango tomato salad, and a special Harrods surf and turf that offers a succulent combination of juicy Australian tenderloin, tiger prawns marinated in grilled herbs, and french fries topped with red wine sauce. Each set also comes with an adorable Harrods cookie bear — how could you resist?
THB1,400 per set. Available until February 16, 2020. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2610 9433.
Among the most exciting restaurant openings of last year was Blue by Alain Ducasse, which marked the culinary legend’s first step into Bangkok’s gourmet scene. This Valentine’s Day, spoil your one and only with an unrivalled dining experience at Blue, where you can expect both exquisite dishes, and unbeatable panoramic views of the riverside. Especially curated for the season of love, the team is offering a Valentine’s Day Menu that comes complete with six courses. Think the likes of duck foie gras royale, hazelnut, lobster and black truffle salad, or servings of sea bass and gold caviar. The highlight? Definitely the dessert — rose and coconut, scrupulously finished with signature chocolate directly from the Alain Ducasse Manufacture in Paris. Dubbed ‘sweetheart’, it comes adorned with gold in a poetic ode to love.
THB7,000++ per person. Available for dinner exclusively on February 14, and lunch and dinner on February 15, 2020. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2005 9412, or email email@example.com.
Regulars on Prestige Online will know that we have a soft spot for the multi-level, Chinese-inspired restaurant and rooftop bar over at Bangkok Marriott The Surawongse. We love the vibes, the views, and the concept that you can most definitely have a night out and also indulge in hearty, good-quality Chinese fare. Luckily for Chinese-food loving lovebirds, Yao Restaurant will be offering an array of Cantonese and Shanghainese dishes, especially prepared for the occasion. What’s even better is that happiness here isn’t limited to couples alone, as both love birds and lone birds alike are more than welcome. If you’re taking it solo this Valentine’s Day, you too can have a great night, and enjoy the various drink packages, including free flow Chang beer, soft drinks, wines, and signature cocktails. Other packages include free flow prosecco, as well as Taittinger champagne. Each couple dining at the hotel will also receive a coupon for a glass of cocktail at Yao Rooftop Bar as a small Valentine’s Day gift.
THB3,400++ for free flow Taittinger Champagne. THB2,400++ for free flow prosecco. THB1,444++ for free flow signature drinks, beer, and wine. 9pm-midnight, February 14, 2020. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2088 5666, or visit bangkokmarriottsurawongse.com.
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok’s Two-Michelin-starred Le Normandie is offering a special seven-course Valentine’s Day set menu for two, lovingly prepared by chef Arnaud Dunand Sauthier. Complemented by dreamy riverside views, expect dishes such as Ora salmon served with radish, honey, and chignin buerre blanc, along with hand-dived scallop, wild monkfish ‘A la Royale’ and much, much more. Finish off on a sweet note with a serving of buckwheat and chocolate, lychee, and rose buds. Each guest will also be served a welcome glass of champagne rose before the meal — perfect to help loosen up and get the romance going.
THB25,000 per couple. To reserve your seats or find out more, call 0 2659 9000, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
While a date night spent enjoying elegant fine-dining is generally the go-to option every V-Day, there’s much to be said for those who want to take their celebration of love even further. If you’re looking to really take things to a whole other level of extravagant, The Peninsula Bangkok is reputed for its incredible Valentine’s Day offers. This year, expect nothing less than the very best, combining romantic dining experiences and exciting travel offers. As Valentine’s falls on a Friday this year, there’s no better time than the present to jet you and your beloved off on a romantic trip. Knowing this, The Peninsula Bangkok invites couples to take off to Paris, the city of love, with their Ultimate Valentine Hamper. Featuring round trip business class tickets for two, and three overnight stays at The Peninsula Paris, the package also comes with a luxury Rimowa suitcase, a bottle of Louis Roederer champagne, a bouquet of red roses, and a box of The Peninsula handcrafted chocolates. How could you get any more romantic than that?
THB288,000++ per couple. To make your reservations or find out more, call 0 2861 2888, or email email@example.com.