By Aiden Jewelle Gonzales
1 | THURSDAY
Start December off on a sweet note with Siam Kempinski Hotel’s Festive Afternoon Tea, available all month, replete with seasonal treats and your choice of Ronnefeldt tea or coffee. The luxe property is also offering a 16-serving dinner journey with petit fours on Christmas Eve and a 12-serving lunch journey on Christmas Day at their famed Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin Thai restaurant, while ALATi will be serving a buffet of delicious Mediterranean fare on both days. For more information and their price list, visit their Facebook page: @SiamKempinskiHotelBangkok
5 | MONDAY
Celebrate Thai Father’s Day at Goji Kitchen + Bar at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, with a Father’s Day Feast spanning unlimited live Boston lobster, sushi, sashimi, and fresh seafood on ice. Alternatively, head to Pagoda Chinese Restaurant for special dishes made of whole Boston lobster, cooked in a variety of delectable and creative styles. For more information, visit their Facebook page: @bangkokmarriottmarquis
16 | FRIDAY
Start your Christmas celebrations early with Sheraton Royal Orchid Hotel & Towers 3-course Italian set menu at their cosy riverside bistro, Giorgio’s, from today until 30 December. Or take advantage of their magnificent riverside view and check out their Christmas Eve Dinner or their Christmas Day Brunch replete with Italian favourites. On 31 December, don’t miss out on their White Party New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner with access to all the hotel restaurants for one price. For more information and their price list, visit their Facebook page: @royalorchidsheratonhotel
22 | THURSDAY
For a luxe start to your Christmas celebrations, head to one-Michelin-starred IGNIV at the St.Regis Bangkok for a taste of the modern Swiss festive season with their Festive Menu from today until 26 December. On 24 December, VIU will offer a Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet of classic holiday favourites including delicacies such as Citrus-herb roasted turkey; and celebrations will continue with their Christmas Day Brunch with various free-flow drinks options. For more information and their price list, visit their Facebook page: @TheStRegisBangkok
24 | SATURDAY
Today and tomorrow, visit Charcoal for their 3-course Charcoal Christmas Feast of curated favourites for dinner; or check out their Charcoal Christmas Sunday Brunch, featuring an all-you-can-eat buffet, a free-flow package, henna artists, a magician, and of course, Bollywood dances. Alternatively, indulge in Above Eleven’s Peruvian Christmas Feast today and tomorrow, featuring premium dishes such as King salmon steak and Christmas tree rolls. Ring in the new year with their all-you-can-eat feast at Charcoal on 31 December at dinner, or 1 January for brunch, with all-you-can-drink options, and spectacular live entertainment. Above Eleven will also be hosting a New Year’s Eve White Party with a 4-course set dinner and a countdown.
For more information and for their price list, visit https://linktr.ee/charcoalbkk
31 | SATURDAY
If you’re looking for a classic desi start to the new year, Rang Mahal is hosting a New Year’s Eve Bollywood Night (THB 3,500++) with an extravagant buffet of fresh, local
seafood, kebabs fresh from the tandoor, and more premium delights; as well as a live Indian band and dance performances. For more information, visit their Facebook page:
If you prefer to enjoy sky-high fireworks by the riverside, Avani+ Riverside Bangkok is hosting Kiss Kiss Bang Bang | Another World: SEEN 23, a “roaring extravaganza” across two floors, with a range of party vibes to suit any mood, and entertainment spanning ballerinas, contemporary dancers, and even an opera singer. Alternatively, treat yourself with Skyline’s New Year’s Eve Seafood Fiesta with premium buffet stations and a range of free-flow drinks options, then head to Lost & Found for an afterparty until the wee hours.
For more information and their price list, visit their Facebook page: @avanibangkok
If you’re looking for riverside glamour, Anantara Riverside is hosting a New Year’s Eve Gala on the river at their Riverside Terrace, with live entertainment, an all-inclusive drinks package and a front-seat view of the fireworks. Head to Trader Vic’s for their delicious New Year’s Eve Grand Culinary Tour and their gourmet New Year’s Day Brunch of signature Pacific Rim flavours; or book their New Year’s Eve Manohra Cruises Dinner for an exclusive river cruise with a set menu of reimagined Thai classics and a not-to-be-missed perspective of the fireworks. For more information and their price list, visit their Facebook page: @AnantaraRiversideBangkok
Celebrate the new year at the “oasis of Langsuan,” Kimpton Maa-Lai, where you can dance the night away at Bar.Yard’s Countdown Party featuring live performances, DJs, and drinks that pack a punch. Price: THB 500 net, inclusive of one free drink; plus various table packages. For more information, visit bit.ly/FBAboutBarYard
Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park is offering a range of promotions starting today, from Akira Back’s extravagant 5-course festive set menu featuring unusual dishes such as Kimme dai fish with yuzu truffle dressing; to a riverside dinner at the unique Sirimahannop, docked at Asiatique The Riverfront, with an ‘East Meets West’ theme and delicious and premium dishes.
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @bangkokmarriottmarquis
For a celebration in the city centre, Amari Watergate Bangkok is offering a range of packages for you to ring in the new year, from free-flow soft drinks and juices (THB 2,599 net); to free-flow soft drinks, juices, beer, cocktails, and wine (THB 4,999 net); to free-flow soft drinks, juices, beer, wine, champagne and a Happy New Year toasting glass (THB 6,999 net). Book before 7 December for an early bird 10 percent discount.
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @amariwatergate
Enjoy the countdown at the heart of Bangkok at Anantara Siam Bangkok, where they’re offering special set menus and à la carte delicacies at their signature restaurants Shintaro, Biscotti, Madison, and Guilty; or indulge in a menu of traditional Thai and Indian flavours at Spice Market. Later, enjoy a countdown party at Parichart Court replete with a 10-piece band and guest DJ, or head to their Grand Ballroom for a glamorous ball with live performances and a 5-course dinner.
For more information and their price list, visit their Facebook page: @AnantaraSiamBangkokHotel
Perched on the 29th floor of the Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit, established Indian restaurant Maya is offering a special New Year’s Eve dinner buffet, inclusive of two free welcome drinks (THB 2,500 net) as well as an after party to ring in the new year (THB 1,000 net, inclusive of two welcome drinks), with DJ Sudhir playing foot-tapping beats all night long.
For more information, visit https://bangkoksukhumvit.holidayinn.com/maya-restaurant
For a one-of-a-kind celebration above the cityscape, visit The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon for a glitzy New Year’s Eve party at Sky Beach; a gourmet meal at Ojo where you can enjoy a glass of Billecart Salmon Brut, unlimited cocktails, and snacks; a 5-course set-menu at The Standard Grill inclusive of a glass of champagne and a wine pairing option; or an elegant Cantonese 8-course set menu at Mott 32 inclusive of premium champagne and a live DJ.
For more information, visit their Facebook page: The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon
If you prefer to ring in the new year by the beach, head to The Standard Hua Hin for a sunset dinner of delicious Thai heritage dishes at Praça, with cocktails and a live DJ; or alternatively, visit their Italian restaurant Lido for a live band and music by Snow Mink and an extravagant buff et of holiday treats, followed by a pool party.
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @thestandardhuahin