Taste of the Land and the Sea: Baba Iki Written
Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle
February 9, 2022
Valentine’s Day is coming up in a week, and we know that those of you who are head over heels in love are already thinking about where to take your significant other for a romantic dinner. With that in mind, we scoured the local hospitality industry grapevine for some of the best Valentine’s Day meals in Bangkok. From extravagant champagne dinners to more down-to-earth comfort menus and even dim sum, find the most fitting for you and your partner from our curated list:
Available on Valentine’s Day (Tuesday, February 14) as well as February 13 for those who want to celebrate early, the IGNIV Valentine’s Day Dinner is a four-course sharing experience for fine dining-loving couple. Priced at 8,900++ baht per person, the set menu comes with a secret dish and complimentary glass of champagne.
For reservations, contact email@example.com Dinner is served 5:30pm until midnight; last order at 9:30pm.
Chef Davide Calo is crafting an especially sensual dinner for lovebirds this February 14 at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok’s Ms. Jigger. The five-course dinner includes dishes such as red prawn tartare; risotto with strawberry, champagne, oysters, and burrata; grilled beef tenderloin with roasted potato truffle quenelle and porcini mushrooms; and more. The set menu is priced 7,950++ baht per couple; dinner is served between 5:30pm and midnight.
To reserve a table, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re looking to go all-out for a Valentine’s Day dinner this year, Chef Gerard at The Okura’s Michelin-starred restaurant Elements has sourced only the finest ingredients for his one-night-only seven-course menu. Expect caviar, creme fraiche pearls, foie gras tatin with smoked eel, Hokkaido scallops or Fukushima A5 wagyu, and more. Dinner is priced 13,000++ baht per couple with an additional 3,900++ baht per person for wine pairing.
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For another exceptional Valentine’s Day option at the Okura Prestige that won’t break the bank, the five-course Valentine’s Day dinner at Up & Above is priced 2,850++ baht per person while still highlighting ingredients like Hokkaido scallops, foie gras, caviar, and more. For couples who want to add a bottle of Billecart Salmon Rose to dinner, it’s an extra 5,999++ baht.
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Available between February 10 and 14, Paii’s six-course Valentine’s Day set menu underlines the restaurant’s modern Thai seafood concept with dishes like Iberico pork with a Northern Thai style curry, green curry with Australian beef, and stir-fried red grouper and clams. The Valentine’s Dinner is priced at 4,900++ baht net per couple or 6,900++ baht to include a bottle of selected house wine.
Bookings can be made at megatix.in.th/events/w-bangkok-vday23
Also available from February 10 to 14 is the Tipsy Cow V-Day Sharing Set at the W Bangkok’s Kitchen Table restaurant: a four-course signature menu highlighting Wagyu beef short ribs, smoked duck leg croquettes and more at 4,000++ baht net per couple. A bottle of house wine will be mandatory.
Bookings can be made at megatix.in.th/events/w-bangkok-vday23
For Valentine’s Day, Mia has planned a special eight-course tasting menu that includes some of its regulars’ favourites, such as Josephine Oyster with champagne and shiso granita and creamy foie gras with Sauternes and black truffle. Dinner is priced 5,850++ baht per person with wine pairing an additional 3,150++ baht. Vegan and vegetarians can also enjoy an eight-course Valentine’s menu at Mia for the same prices.
For bookings, book directly on miarestaurantbkk.com/#reservations
Did someone ask for a Chinese-themed Valentine’s? We’ve got you. The Marriott on Surawongse is offering a special Valentine’s dim sum set or five-course set dinner at its Yao Rooftop Bar exclusively on February 14. The five-tiered Dim Sum Tower Set is priced at 5,888++ baht per couple and includes two cocktails and one bottle of Ernest Champagne. On the other hand, the Valentine’s Premium Five-Course Set Menu at 22,888++ baht per couple also includes one bottle of Louis Roderer Crystal, two cocktails, and a bouquet of flowers.
To inquire or book, LINE @marriottsurawongse.
This Valentine’s Day, Anantara Siam Bangkok’s six restaurants are cooking up special dinners for foodie couples, so choose wisely! For seafood- or meat-centric feasts, check out the V-Day specials at Biscotti, Madison, or Shintaro restaurants. Drink-loving couples can also opt to splurge on cocktails or expensive champagne with dinner at Aqua by the famous Anantara koi pond. Alternatively, for something more lowkey, couples can enjoy Thai favourites at Spice Market or Peruvian delights at Guilty. Prices start at 3,990++ baht for dinner for two at Spice Market, rising up to 28,000++ baht per couple for premium champagne dinners.
VIU at The St. Regis Bangkok is preparing what they’re calling a “Timeless Love” Valentine’s Dinner, so if that sounds like the kind of relationship you’re in, you may want to consider booking a table for two this February 14. The five-course dinner comprises dishes such as Sea Scallops, Yellow King Fish Ceviche and Caviar, Poached Langoustine, a choice of either Slow-Roasted Australian Wagyu Beef Wellington or Baked Snow Fish, and a romantic dessert. Dinner is priced 4,000++ baht per couple.
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Pretend like you’re Jack and Rose falling in love aboard a vessel, except instead of the Titanic it’s the Sirimahannop, a refurbished Thai ship on the Chao Phraya river. The Sirimahannop culinary team has crafted a six-course night-to-remember, highlighting a number of seafood dishes, as well as premium wagyu steak and a raspberry dessert. The “Taste of Romance” experience is priced 8,000++ baht net per couple or 10,000++ baht net per couple for a bottle of sparkling wine with dinner.
Tickets can be purchased at mtix.me/vpren
This Valentine’s Day, the Bangkok Marriott Marquis’ modern Japanese dining room, Akira Back, presents a six-course romantic feast that includes dishes like Gillardeau Oyster, Seared French Foie Gras, Chilean Seabass, and Sendai A5 Wagyu for 3,900++ baht per person.
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