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The festive period is almost upon us and for many it is a great excuse to splash out on a lavish Christmas dinner. Most of Bangkok’s top hotels and restaurants all have special menu and offers.
Here we list some of the best and most interesting Christmas Dinners and Lunches in Bangkok. The most elaborate are the big buffets with free-flow wine or Champagne, but several also offer set menu options. Whilst the main focus of this article is on Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Lunch, many restaurants also offer special menus for the month of December.
For more Xmas inspiration check out our guide to Christmas in Bangkok.
In previous years, Expique ran our legendary Xmas Tuk Tuk Tours with special Christmas dinners. Sadly, this year we are not offering anything special, but our tuk tuk tours are still available as a private event. Find out more here.
We are gradually updating this list as events are announced. You can also see ideas from 2020 at the bottom of this article.
Both restaurants, Phra Nakhon and Côte will stage feasts for families and friends, including Christmas Eve dinners and Christmas Day lunches. These will be accompanied by a live band, special gifts and even a visit from Santa Claus himself.
For full details visit Capella’s website
The Peninsula goes big on Christmas. As well as their beautiful lobby decorations they also have big meals
River Cafe & Terrace
Or check out there Festive Afternoon Tea for whole of December.
Finally if you really want to go in, then check out their special “Festive Accommodation Packages” – we certainty love staying there!
The Anatara Siam is known for gastronomical events and great Sunday brunches, so definitely a great choice to celebrate Christmas. Plus, given its proximity to Bangkok’s main shopping area you can spend the remainder of your day checking out lights and indulging in Xmas shopping!
The highlight of their offering is the “Grand Siam Christmas Brunch” on Christmas Day buffet with seasonal delights, from roasted turkey and ham on the bone to apple crumble with spiced ice cream. Listen to a live band or join the carollers as the little ones go full Christmas in the kids’ corner with Santa.
|Venue||The Lobby and Montathip Court|
|Time||11.30 am – 3.30 pm|
|Price||THB 4,900 ++ per person, including free-flowing Champagne and alcoholic beverages|
THB 2,900 ++ per person, including free-flowingsoft
THB 1,200 ++ per child between 6-12 years, including soft beverages, a special gift from Santa and Kids’ Club access. Children under 5 eat for free.
Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day afternoon tea is also available at Anatara Siam. You can find details of all their packages here
The SO/ Bangkok has a range of festive and New Years dinners. The highlights being there legendary buffets at Red Oven restaurant.
Indulge in Colonnade’s Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner or Christmas Day Brunch with hearty holiday specialties, La Scala’s exquisite special menu, or Lobby Salon’s exceptional Chocolate Buffet!
For more details on these, visit their Facebook event page
Celebrate Christmas Day with your loved ones at Voila! as you indulge in the exquisite selection of roast turkey, ham, fresh seafood, and more.
Sofitel Bangkok has a big calendar of festive activities. Full details of all festive and New Year offerings at Sofitel Bangkok
Before we list all the big and grand hotels, we have some interesting options. It has been a very different year, so why not celebrate Xmas in a very different way.
Experience the magic of the river as you sail down the Chao Phraya feasting on a special Christmas menu. Sway to the sounds of our live duo band as you sip on refreshing beverages and watch the river life go by.
THB 2,900++ per person including free flow soft drink.
THB 3,900++ per person including free flow premium beverages.
THB 1,100++ per (aged 5-11 yrs.) including free flow soft drink.
* Book before 1 December 2021 to get special net price.
We love the look of this Christmas Eve feast by Pok Pok Chef Andy Ricker
– 3800THB per person
– Dinner will be served family-style
– Vegan & Vegetarian options available upon request
For full details check out the event on Facebook
If you simply want a good Christmas meal at a reasonable price many of Bangkok’s international restaurants provide the perfect alternative. For example, one of our favorite’s is Kai New Zealand (Sathorn Soi 12), who always have a special Christmas menu.
Alternatively try pubs like Hemmingway’s (Sukhumvit Soi 11), The Robin Hood on Sukhumvit Soi 33/1 (BTS Phrom Phong) for a British Xmas, Bourbon Street on Sukhumvit Soi 63 (BTS Ekkamai) or Roadhouse BBQ on Rama 4 Road (BTS Sala Daeng/MRT Silom) for an American take, or Bei Otto (at new location in Huay Kwang) for a German Christmas.
The Shangri-La is going all out for Christmas Eve this year (but do also have a good value Christmas day buffet.
Christmas Eve Dinners:
Christmas Day Brunch, featuring all your favorites like roast turkey with all the trimmings, succulent roast ribs, sumptuous seafood and more, plus delectable spread of heavenly desserts.
Remarks: Kids 6-under 12 years old 50% off. Kids under 6 dine for free when dining with parents
Le Normandie (Set Lunch)
*Children below 7 years old are not allowed in the restaurant.
Lord Jim’s (Buffet Lunch)
The recently opened Kimpton Maa-Lai is going full out this year with its festive celebrations.
Special Xmas menus are available in its 2 food outlets on Dec 24 and 25
The Siam Kempinski Hotel has a full program of festive meals and activities that include:
Many hotels are also offering festive packages that include accommodation and dinners allowing you to really have an amazing Xmas experience with no need to driver or get a taxi! You can also check out our list of Bangkok’s best Staycation hotels
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