Have the privilege of dining exclusively facing the Chao Phraya River only at Thiptara, Bangkok nestled in the Peninsula Hotel’s luscious green garden. The exact location of Thiptara, Bangkok is 333 Charoen Nakhon Road, Khwaeng Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok, Thailand. In fact, Thiptara translates to heaven’s water which is quite fitting seeing as the location of Thiptara is situated along the Chao Phraya River. Furthermore, it is a known Thai restaurant that is featured on the 2020 Michelin Guide. They received the Plate award as well. Here at the Thiptara, Bangkok, it is a casual place where visitors can enjoy great Thai food and bask in the moonlight and relaxing river water. Last but not least, Thiptara, Bangkok opens from 6:00pm until 10:30pm.
Thiptara, Bangkok | Thailand
Decor and Ambiance
Now as more and more traditional houses/pavilions are being replaced by modern, contemporary metropolises. It is extremely rare for a high-end restaurant to still incorporate the past. However, that is exactly what Thiptara, Bangkok did. Instead of employing minimalist design and modern structures, Thiptara, Bangkok is instead designed to portray the ancient Thai pavilions that are made entirely out of wood. In addition to that, Thiptara, Bangkok is surrounded by Banyan plants placed into ceramic pots and traditional Thai artwork. Overall, it gives off an old-school yet nostalgic vibe to the place. As for the ambiance of Thiptara, Bangkok, one can describe it as relaxing, quiet and almost romantic dining under the moonlight surrounded by the serene flow of water.
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Menu and Cuisine
You can probably tell from its name that it is a Thai restaurant and serves Thai cuisine. Right away, we can say that Thiptara is a bit above the average regarding its price range for simple appetizers starting from 340 THB up. However its most expensive dish is only 820 THB. At Thiptara, Bangkok, guests can choose between a choice of two Thai menu sets which is either ordering individual dishes per your liking or choosing the set menu that costs around 1,800 THB. While keeping in mind that calling individual dishes might cost you more or less depending on the type of dish and the number of dishes that were ordered.
If you choose to go with the set menu, it is a nine course dinner that starts with soup (Tom Yum Goong Mae Num). Three available appetizers which include their infamous Pomelo Salad with prawn (440 THB), Satay Gai Rue Moo (pork satay with sauce and cucumber salad) costs 340 THB, and a Fried Pouch roll. After that, customers will get served four main courses which are Pla-Ka-Pong Neung Ma-Nao (550 THB), Gaeng Phed Ped Yang (460 THB) and seasonal vegetables of course with freshly steamed rice. Pla-Ka-Pong Neung Ma-Nao is a sea bass dish that is steamed with chili and lime, giving the sweet fish meat a tangy and spicy taste to it! While the Gaeng Phed Ped Yang is red curry that uses roasted duck and fresh basil to create a savory and one of a kind curry.