CNY 2022: Where to Eat a Spring Festival in Bangkok
Happy Year of the T(ha)iger to all readers. When it comes to Spring Festival dining, Big Mango has a dizzying array of restaurants to choose from. To make your search for delicious Chinese cuisine easier, we have compiled a shortlist of the best restaurants and eateries in Bangkok during the Lunar New Year.
Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit
Wah Lok has been recognized as one of Singapore’s premier restaurants for more than 3 decades. Now, multi-award winning Wah Lok introduces authentic Cantonese food to Bangkok. Check out their menu here. Enjoy a round table of classic Chinese dishes for 10 guests from 19,888 baht. A signature a la carte menu and dim sum are also available to celebrate the Year of the Tiger.
Price: A la carte is available. Shark Fin and Seafood Menu is B1,800 per person for a group of 4 to 6 people. Abalone & Shark Fin Set Menu is B2,000 per person. A classic Chinese meal for 10 guests costs 19,888 baht.
When: Wednesday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11am-3pm and 6pm-10:30pm.
Where: 491 Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey Nua, Wattana, Bangkok (Google Maps)
Bangkok Marquis Queen’s Park
Chinese restaurant pagoda (menu) offers authentic Chinese cuisine that is both inventive and traditional. Her dim sum Options don’t disappoint. The Pagoda Chinese Restaurant serves traditional Cantonese cuisine with a modern twist, from dim sum to BBQ.
Price: A la carte price varies from dish to dish. The set menu starts at 1,888 for two (Crystal Set) and goes up to B6,888 for eight (Jade Set).
When: Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m
Where: 199 Soi Sukhumvit 22, Klong Ton, Khlong Toei, Bangkok (Google Maps)
Shangri-La has 2 options, one All you can eat dim sum and a special meal at their authentic restaurant, Shang Palace. The chef cooks menus (there are 3 options) for you and your loved ones. They also offer treats for sale: Chinese New Year cake, traditional Chinese sponge cake and more.
Price: B888 (All you can eat dim sum). At Shang Palace, 3 of the menus are for a group of 10 people. The Fortune Set costs 22,888 baht. The Prosperity Set B25.888. The longevity set B29.888.
When: Monday to Friday (All you can eat Dim Sum)
Where: 89 Charoen Krung 42/1 Alley, Bangrak, Bangkok (Google Maps)
Kimpton Maa Lai Bangkok
storage room is an amazing choice for families. They have a variety of pasta and butchery stations to satisfy any craving. In addition to the international dishes already mentioned, there is a Thai selection. At Ms Jigger, chef Danilo Aiassa has created a memorable feast that includes Chinese classics like suckling pig and Peking duck, while maintaining his signature authentic Italian cuisine.
Price: B1,500 at Mrs. Jiggerbar. Sunday bundles around storage room for B2,800 (unlimited alcohol) or B1,950 (with food and non-alcoholic beverages).
When: February 1 to 6, 12 to 3 p.m., in the Stock Room
Where: Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok, 78 Soi Ton Son, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok (Google Maps)
Spice & Barley
Fill your plate with unlimited servings of your favorite dishes, like pork siew mai, salted egg lava buns, fried char siew bao, taro spring rolls and shrimp hakao. That’s not all, there’s also crispy pork belly and Peking duck. Make room for desserts like sesame balls in warm ginger syrup and fried red date pancakes.
Price: All you can eat dim sum is B888 including water and Chinese tea.
When: It is available every weekend, Saturday and Sunday, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel, 257 Charoennakorn Road, Thonburi, Bangkok (Google Maps)
Siang Ping Loh at the Grand China Hotel
Located on the 8th floor of the Grand China Hotel on Yaowarat Road in the heart of China Town, Siang Ping Loh is known for its delicious dim sum platters and secret family recipes. They also serve Peking duck and other traditional dishes, which have consistently received good reviews online. After dinner, wash down your duck and dim sum with a drink at the Sky View 360 bar on the 23rd floor.
Price: Individual dim sum dishes range from 90 to 195 baht, while Peking duck costs 1,300 baht. Check out their menu here.
When: Monday-Sunday, 11:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-10:00pm
Where: 215 Yaowarat Road Samphanthawong Bangkok (Google Maps)
What is your opinion?
There you have it! The best places we recommend for a Spring Festival in Bangkok. What is your favorite Chinese restaurant in town? Did we miss a place that should be on the list? Let us know in the ThaigerTalk comments section below!