Food can nourish more than the body. It can nourish the heart as well, and food can convey appreciation and affection too. So, for this Mother’s Day, these restaurants from the MICHELIN Guide family are offering special treats to help you show your mother how much you love her.
Le Normandie (2 MICHELIN Stars)
The legendary French restaurant of the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has been serving unforgettable meals on the Chao Phraya riverside for 60 years. This Mother’s Day, Chef Arnaud Dunand-Sauthier, head chef of Le Normandie, presents contemporary French classics such as caviar with sea urchin and potato foam or red Carabineros prawn with beetroot and mango sauce. Also, every mother will receive a special surprise from the hotel.
Price: 5-course lunch for 3,200++THB per person. 8-course dinner for 7,200++THB per person.
Address: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok, 48 Soi Charoen Krung 40, Bang Rak, Bangkok, 10500
For reservations: Call +66 2659 9000 or visit www.mandarinoriental.com/bangkok
Elements (1 Michelin Star)
Elements Experience Menu celebrates Mother’s Day as well as the restaurant’s reopening. Diners can now return to enjoy the French cuisine with Japanese flair from Chef Hans Zahner at Elements in The Okura Prestige Bangkok hotel. Guests can choose from a six-course Ta-Ke set or seven course Matsu set for two, for the price of one (including drinks).
The menu features the freshest picks of the season, including fresh Ostra Regal oysters from France with abalone, gelé celery apple, and dashi foam; Yoichi Monkfish from Hokkaido served with clam and Japanese curry, Sawara fish from Kyoto serve with watercress velouté; and the very special grilled Satsuma wagyu beef from Kagoshima Prefecture served with potatoes stewed in butter, mashed shallots with beef sauce and shiitake mushrooms.
Price: 6-course Ta-ke set, including regular drinks, for 5,888++ THB per person. 7-course Matsu set, including regular drinks, THB6,888++ THB per person. From now until 29 August 2020, enjoy a Buy One Get One promotion -- two diners only have to pay for one from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Address: 25th Floor, The Okura Prestige Hotel Bangkok, 57 Witthayu Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, 10330
For reservations: Call +66 2687 9000 or visit www.okurabangkok.com
Khao (1 MICHELIN Star)
Khao, Ekamai branch, serves up Thai culinary creations from Chef Vichit Mukura, who has taken his 40 years’ experience and developed a unique chef’s table that blends fine dining and locally sourced, seasonal Thai ingredients. Diners can choose from six, eight, or ten courses to enjoy either in the regular dining area, the private dining room, or at the chef’s table to watch the skilled hands at work, preparing your meal. Especially for Mother’s Day, don’t forget to say that your mother is at the table so that she can enjoy a free Thai dessert set to end this fine dining experience sweetly.
Address: 15 Soi Ekamai 10, Vadhana, Bangkok, 10110
For reservations: Call +66 2381 2575 or +669 8829 8878 or visit www.khaogroup.com
Il Fumo (MICHELIN Plate)
Il Fumo invites you to celebrate Mother’s Day, Portuguese-style, with an enchanting dinner featuring Portuguese cuisine, which is a rare find in Thailand. Care to take your mom on a tasty journey? Call in advance to make a reservation for 12 August 2020 and receive a complimentary dish, Charcoal-grilled Jumbo River Prawn with Crab Meat & Saffron, for the table.
Address: 1098/2 Rama 4 Road, Sathon, Bangkok, 10120
For reservations: Call +66 2286 8833 or visit www.ilfumo.co
Saneh Jaan (1 MICHELIN Star)
Classical Thai restaurant Saneh Jaan serves traditional Thai flavours that mothers love, but elevated to fine dining. For the entire month of August, the restaurant is offering special delivery sets “Authentic Flavours, Like Mom Made” to celebrate Mother’s Day. Then on 12 August 2020, why not take your mother to enjoy the contemporary Thai atmosphere? You will receive a 15% discount and a free dessert to end your meal as well.
Address: 130-132 Witthayu Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, 10330
For reservations: Call +66 2650 9880 or +666 2534 3394 or visit www.sanehjaan.com
La Dotta (MICHELIN Plate)
Named after a town in Italy, this pasta bar guarantees freshness with natural flour and organic eggs at the heart of every one of their tasty dishes. And there is so much to choose from, including tagliatelle, tagliolini, tortellini, and garganelli. Make a reservation for 12 August 2020 for Mother’s Day and receive a complimentary dish of two Bomboloni, Italian donuts, for your table.
Address: 161/1 Soi Thong Lo 9, Sukhumvit 55, Vadhana, Bangkok, 10110
For reservations: Call +66 2392 8688 or visit www.ladotta.co
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