Thara Thong, Bangkok is another restaurant in the sea of restaurants that serves authentic and fresh Thai food. However, what makes it different from the others is their style: creating a sense of traditional and nostalgic Thai setting where the guests dine at meticulously carved teakwood floors and enjoy live entertainment while being served dinner. While it does not sound that fancy, Thara Thong, Bangkok is shaped into a beautiful pavilion with dimly lit ceiling lamps to set the mood and traditional Thai triangle cushion for utmost comfort.
If it is not mentioned that Thara Thong, Bangkok has existed for three decades already, most people will not even be aware of this fact! Thara Thong, Bangkok is located in Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers on the 2 Charoen Krung Road Soi 30, Khwaeng Bang Rak, Khet Bang Rak, Bangkok, Thailand. In addition, it operates all week from 6:00pm to 10:30pm.
Thara Thong Restaurant, Bangkok | Thailand
Cuisine and Vibe and Dress code
The cuisine that is being served at Thara Thong, Bangkok is Thai cuisine. Being at the Thara Thong, Bangkok is like being transported back to Ancient Thai during the Ayutthaya era where the guests are dining with open windows that overlooks the Chao Phraya river. Combined with traditional and live classical Thai music, it builds up to create a quiet, serene and tranquil vibe at Thara Thong, Bangkok. Guests can dress casual for a dining night at Thara Thong, Bangkok.
Menu and food experience
Thara Thong, Bangkok is known for serving traditional Thai food and hence there are three types of appetizers that we really recommend to guests. Firstly, it serves mieng kam which is a mixture of shredded coconuts, lime, red shallots, ginger, peanut and dried shrimp all wrapped in the Cha-Plu leaves. It is very simple yet tasty and costs only 270 THB. Next, the Yum Som-O which is sweet-sour tangy pomelo with grated coconuts and shrimps.
Thara Thong, Bangkok created these refreshing appetizers with ingredients that normally would not be considered to be compatible yet the taste cannot be savored anywhere else in the world. As the dish uses fresh fruits, the price of it is slightly higher than the Mieng Kam at 320 THB. Lastly, Chor Malee which are prawn-pork mince dumplings shaped into flowers (300 THB), it is a dish that is beautiful to look at and tasty to eat.
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As for the main dishes, we recommend the Tom Yum Goong Mae Num (350 THB), Kaeng Phed Ped Yang (450 THB) and Pla Hi Ma Nueng (550 THB). Tom Yum Goong Mae Num is basically spicy, sour and milky Tom Yum soup served with juicy river prawns and fragrant lemongrass. A staple at every Thai restaurant, you should order this at Thara Thong, Bangkok. While Kaeng Phed Ped Yang is an addictive red curry that incorporates tender and succulent slices of duck breasts. In Thai, Pla means fish and it is a dish that uses the snow fish steamed with ginger and soy sauce. Even Though, the ingredients are simple, the dish focuses on bringing the freshness and tasty flavour of the fish out.
Last but not least, dessert is a must and to end the night perfectly with Kao Niew Ma Muang (280 THB). Which is mango served with coconut-infused sticky rice and topped with thick, sweet and irresistible coconut milk and crushed peanuts.
To summarize, many guests have rated and reviewed Thara Thong, Bangkok as a must go to restaurant that emphasizes and tries to keep traditional Thai culture strong! Their food are simple yet delicious and their live entertainment helps to set the vibe of the overall place.