Urbani Truffle Bar & restaurant has a distinctive Italian concept to the restaurant itself. Judging from the name itself, you can already tell that this is a fine dining restaurant that serves one of the greatest delicacies which is truffles. Urbani Truffle bar & restaurant is located on the rooftop building (the 39th floor) of Sathorn Square which is located on the heart of Bangkok. The restaurant is decked out 140 meters above ground surrounding by glass wall. Modern and luxurious feels entail the detail of the restaurant interior.
Urbani Truffle Bar & restaurant is divided in to three zones; the restaurant, the rooms (for VIP guests) and the bar itself. Urbani represents stylish décor and uses only vintage furniture that are custom made from Italy. Not to mention the views up there is a killer too. Moreover, guests can also take a seat at the Chef’s table where they can watch the chef prepare each dish with their own eyes. Also, the “cocktail lounge” is worth checking it out as the bar itself has a cellar of over 250 wines imported from all around the world.
Urbani Truffle Bar & Restaurant, Bangkok | Thailand
Urbani Truffle Bar & Restaurant’s History
Urbani means “truffle” and all of Urbani’s truffles has an Italian origin. Urbani truffle bar & restaurant has been dedicated to the world of truffle since 1852. It is a family business where the family began exporting truffles to France and expanding to Germany and Switzerland as well. The Umbria-headquartered Urbani Tartufi brand also run stores from New York to Netherlands. The brand is known for being the world’s leading truffle business dealer. On top of that, Urbani has dedicated its brand to providing only the best truffles to its consumer. So as you can see, now that the brand has decided to open a branch in the heart of Bangkok, it’s not a surprise that Urbani has been generating quiet a buzz. You might also want to check: Vertigo Sky View, Bangkok | Thailand!!
Urbani Food Menu and Drinks
Although the description of the restaurant makes it sound very top notch but actually its menu is moderately priced. The lunch menu starts from 590 baht for 3 courses. There is also the option of 2 signature menu (5 and 7 courses). This menu is flexible meaning the guests are allowed to create their own menu from the list of options. Both signature menus come with a complimentary of Amuse bouche and a glass of Chandon. The options for the signature menus are Beef Truffle Tartare, Fig & Foie Gras Salad, Truffle Soup, Alaska King Crab Cold soup, Spaghetti Vangole Bottarga, Risotto Porcini beef cheek, baked salted seabass, tournedos Rossini and desserts such as Coconut platter and Semifreddo Al Tartufo Bianco.
For 5 course menu, it is priced at 3,900 baht per person (prices are subject to 10% service charge and 7% governmental tax). The seven courses menu is priced at 5,500 Baht. The dishes are trenched out in truffles. Also, with both of the signature menu, you can add wine pairing for an extra of 2,500 baht.
Urbani makes their own unique truffle-infused Grey Goose vodka drink. The drink itself is sweet and has a bit of a complex after taste. If not, guests can also order a glass (or bottle) of their extensive 250 wines menu.
Over all, Urbani is truly an elegant and unique Italian restaurant that infuses truffle in all their dishes. The interior is luxurious, the views are beyond pretty and food are pretty damn good! Therefore, Urbani should be one of the restaurants you need to check it out when you travel to Bangkok city.