Dining with a view at Sirocco

Dining with a view at Sirocco

The Dome at Lebua. It is the world’s highest al fresco restaurant and one of Bangkok’s most coveted dining choices. The breathtaking view of Bangkok as well as the Chao Phraya River has always succeeded in amazing the heart of visitors. There is also an amazing Skybar and a quality Mediterranean fair with ingredients from the world’s best markets. Live jazz music featuring vocalists of international reputation, adds to its captivating ambiance for a perfect evening. Enjoy one of the best taste and sight restaurants in Bangkok, sitting a step closer to the stars.

The sense of ‘having arrived’ at the iconic Bangkok rooftop restaurant begins with the ascent to the 63rd floor and the walk down the artistically lit staircase, with the city below and the soothing strains of the jazz band resonating through the warm breeze.

To your right, perched on a precipice overlooking the city, the celebrated Sky Bar. Just ahead, authentic Mediterranean fare, beautifully created with the freshest ingredients from the world’s finest markets by Chef de Cuisine Gonzalo Ruiz, who brings to Sirocco decades of gastronomic experience at the starred restaurants and hotels of Europe and Asia, along with a pantry brimming with exclusive ingredients, many of which have never before been seen in Bangkok. Indeed, it is through the award-winning interaction of food, wine, ambience and service that the sense of perfection begins to emerge. Impeccably served by an unobtrusive and knowledgeable staff, Sirocco’s uncomplicated cuisine would not be possible without this continuous quest by Chef Gonzalo and the entire team for these rare and extraordinary ingredients. For an incomparably romantic repast, an impressive business dinner, or an unforgettable family get-together, cocktails at Sky Bar followed by dinner at the world-renowned Sirocco has become the new five-star standard of the Bangkok bar and restaurant scene, and reservations are recommended a week in advance

Getting there

Sirocco is on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin Station or take a Tuk Tuk or taxi.

Open: 18:00 – 01:00 daily

last order 23:30

Tel +66 2624 9555 | reservations@lebua.com | 63rd Floor

Dining with a view at Arun Residence

Dining with a view at Arun Residence

Arun Residence is a remarkable historic Sino-Portuguese river house, which has recently been renovated and is lying right by the Chao Phraya River. This facility represents the classic Thai architecture of the 17th century very clearly. The restaurant, terraces, balconies and guest rooms altogether present an unforgettable panorama of one of Asia’s finest views, the Rattanakosin skyline.

Hours of Operation Open Close Mon – Thurs 11:00 am 10:00 pm Fri – Sun 11:00 am 11:00 pm

The spacious “Deck by the River” restaurant , overlooks the river against the majestic backdrop of the Rattanakosin skyline, serving a full A la-carte breakfast, light lunches and dinner daily. “The Deck” are happy to create your own special private party experience with magnificent backdrop of Wat Arun and Chaopraya River. The varieties of dinner were created by our Chefs. The attentiveness of our staffs will ensure it will be a party to remember. Our Manager will gladly discuss with you to accommodate all of your request to make your party distinctive one The “Deck” serves 80 seats.

For a Marvelous Event Your own private party with panoramic view of Chaopraya river prepared specially for you at various venues of ArunResidence. From birthday parties of ten to glamorous cocktail parties, largescale corporate functions for 80, product launch and royal receptions. As it will be your personal event, we recommend a tailored menu with choice for each course. We print individual menus for each guest and of course, are happy to accommodate your guests’ special requests. For events at the Deck, please contact our manager- Kullada at 02 221-9158-9. The “Deck by the River” restaurant is an idyllic setting for exclusive corporate or private functions. The private dining room is available for private functions of up to 25 people, the upper “Deck” private function is up to 40 people, and an exclusive party at Amorosa is up to 50 people, with the executive meeting room on the top floor.

Getting there

Arun Residence is close to Sanum Luang Park, not far from the Khao San Road. A taxi or Tuk Tuk is the easiest available transport option. For Moreà www.arunresidence.com

Leading department stores in Bangkok

Leading department stores in Bangkok

Shopping at leading department stores in Bangkok .heaven. You can find anything you desire in easily accessible climate controlled comfort, packed with excellent dining outlets to boot.The crown jewel of shopping in Bangkok, Siam Paragon, is bigger and better than almost every shopping center you have ever experienced, with all the top luxury brands in a vibrant atmosphere along with local fashion star boutiques. Connected to Siam Paragon, you have Siam Discovery and Siam Center, the center of trendy, youth-oriented local labels. Nearby, Gaysorn Plaza and Erawan Bangkok offer smaller, more sedate high-end shopping experiences, but with excellent selections of brandname items.And for another gargantuan retail experience, the mammoth CentralWorld is perfect for families to explore.Department stores like the Emporium and Central Chidlom are also located along the golden shopping boulevard of Sukhumvit Road. There are big shopping malls scattered all over Bangkok but the biggest concentration is in the Siam area.

Getting there

Take the Skytrain to Siam Station. The shopping area is connected by a convenient skywalk.

Advise 10 Best Bangkok Shopping Malls 2015

1. CentralWorld, Siam Open: 10:00-22:00, Nearest BTS: Siam, Chidlom

2.Siam Paragon, Siam Open: 10:00 – 22:00, Nearest BTS: Siam

3.MBK, Siam Open: 10:00 – 22:00, Nearest BTS: National Stadium

4.Terminal 21, Sukhumvit Road Open: 10:00-22:00, Nearest BTS: Chidlom

5.EmQuartier, Phrom Phong Open: 10:00-22:00, Nearest BTS: Phrom Phong

6.Central Embassy Shopping Mall Chidlom Ploenchit Open: 10:00-22:00, Nearest BTS: Ploenchit

7.Central Chidlom, Chidlom-Ploenchit Open: 10:00-22:00, Nearest BTS: Childlom

8.Siam Center, Siam Open: 10:00-21:00, Nearest BTS: Siam

9.Platinum Fashion Mall, Pratunam Open: 10:00 – 22:00, Nearest BTS: Chidlom

10.Pantip Plaza, Pratunam Open: 10:00-21:00, Nearest BTS: Chidlom

 

Night Market on Ratchadapisek Road

Night Market on Ratchadapisek Road

The Night Market on Ratchadapisek Road is another interesting shopping destination, held every Saturday evening.This market is focusing on various kinds of second-hand products, in particular clothing as well as decorative items at affordable prices. There is a quite hip and trendy atmosphere in this market. Night markets are an important aspect of Asian culture, observe how local people use them to socialize as well as to shop. The goods here will be significantly cheaper than in a high street shop, expect to find some weird and wonderful designs and an enormous collection of bargain basement used Clothing. On Ratchadaposek road, you’ll of course find lots of food on offer in the market. There’s even one or two small, temporary bars that set up shop for the night. For most visitors, the Saturday night market is more of a “sight” than shopping destination. You will probably need to know a bit of Thai, or bring a Thai friend with you, if you want to do some serious shopping here. The railroad market offers a similar feeling and products, in a slightly less claustrophobic atmosphere. The market is easily reached via the subway to the Ladprao station. Use the parking garage exit from the subway.

Getting there

-The easiest way to get there is to take the MRT to Ratchadapisek Station or by taxi to Ratchadapisek Road.

-Thousands of cars pour along Ratchadapisek Road – a busy, car-infested northern artery – each day. Consequently options for suburban shoppers have blossomed here, imposing shopping warehouses and malls popping up all along it. Superb MRT subway access means it’s easy to get to

Klong Thom Night Market

Klong Thom Night Market

Klong Thom Sunday Market is very popular among the young crowds. There are plenty of vendors and shops which sell clothes and all kinds of second-hand products such as shoes and T-shirts. It is held in the evening of every Sunday.Klong Thom Night for vintage finds, Market blinking and beeping maze of dirt cheap knock-off electronics. Pirated movies in compact discs are found throughout Klong Thom night market. Like a huge shopping mall but with everything laid out in the open and with little or no sense of order, Khlong Thom is an experience that you will either love or hate. Efforts to explore deep into the unknown will be highly rewarded. Down the unfamiliar lanes, you might come across a ‘treasure’ – object that you don’t really need but satisfies your curiosity, whether old toys that have been off shop shelves for years, car stickers or accessories that make an identity statement that is so ‘you’, or a brass lamp that transports you back to the last century. Not everything is secondhand. Many shops offer brand-new merchandise but usually it’s second-grade or knock-off. For those who find pleasure in obsolete fashion or objects, Khlong Thom is a must-visit.

Klong Thom Night Market Highlights

Khlong Thom night market in thailand is also a place where you can do some practical shopping. A haven for hobbyists and amateur inventors, the market offers all kinds of parts and appliances imaginable. Here, you’ll find a wide range of bolts, screws, electrical wires, pulley wheels, water filter parts, model-specific remote controls for a range of appliances, home entertainment equipment, digital cameras, radios, phone chargers and much much more. There’s also fashion, and some of it is unusual; far from the usual ladies’ wear you often see at other outdoor markets. At Khlong Thom Market, you will find everything from T-shirts and sneakers to party costumes and top-to-toe accessories for all occasions for sale. Party masks range from Halloween to fancy themes. Fake fingers, wigs of all sizes, rubber snakes, false blood, all the way to magic accessories and supplies.

Klong Thom Night Market

Opening Hours: Saturday, from 17:00 until Sunday (about 17:00)

Location: Corner of Worachak Road and Chao Kamrop Road.

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