Chinese New Year is based on the old Chinese calendar which was created centuries and centuries before the calendar that is used today. Here are the best places / restaurants to celebrate Chinese New Year in Bangkok 2016:
The Spring Festival
Officially it begins on February 8th at 10 am, there will be a lot of Thai dancers, singers, ‘dragons’, traditional drummers and much more events in order to make the celebration fun and interesting to its last moment. The Spring Festival is perhaps the best way to experience the Chinese New Year because it is able to reflect the Chinese traditions in the best way possible. Oh and most of the events will be located on Yaowarat Road!
Cafe de Nimes Restaurant
The price of 2 sets of Peking duck wraps & crispy baby pork skin wraps per person is B1,299. Cafe de Nimes is a restaurant which offers variety of dishes from different international cuisines and mix of Asian flavors. Make sure to book a table in advance and spend there a nice and quality time with your friends and family.
Dates: February 5th – February 13th (6.30 pm- 10 pm)
Address: Grand Sukhumvit Sofitel 99 Soi Sukhumvit 6 Sukhumvit Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Phone: +66 2 207 9999
Chef Man is considered to be the most popular for dim sum in Bangkok and they also came up with a special offer for the Chinese New Year’s celebration as well in order to give the people a unique experience along with a very, very delicious food. The price of set menu for 10 people is B18,800 . On their menu you could find bunch of super delicious Thai dishes which will seduce your stomach right away.
Dates: January 30th – February 6th
Address: 3/F, Eastin Grand Sathorn, Sathorn Rd
Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom
Novotel Bangkok Fenxi Silom is located near the Chao Phraya River which is a great advantage for all those who like to admire the beauty of the nature while enjoying a nice Chinese New Year’s dinner along with the people they love. On the menu for the Chinese New Year’s dinner you could spot variety of dishes such as sushi, grilled salmon steak, fried Chinese noodle, red pork, roasted duck and much more. The price is B899 per one person.
Date: February 7th (6.00 pm- 10:30pm)
Address: 320 Silom Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Phone: +66 2 206 9100
The Chinese New Year could not be celebrated without some tasty Chinese cuisine and China House Restaurant wouldn’t be called China House Restaurant if it doesn’t have some special promotion for the celebration of the Chinese New Year. The price of the set menu here starts from B3,998 and they could proudly say that their menu is quiet large including: Traditional Pecking Duck, Deep-fried soft shell crab, Double-boiled sea conch with ginseng and bamboo piths, Steamed king prawn with ginger, garlic and soy sauce and many other dishes along with delicious desserts and fine drinks.
Date: January 28th – February 9th
Address: Oriental Ave, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Phone: +66 2 659 9000 ext. 7650
Pathumwan Princess Hotel
Pathumwan Princess Hotel is a super luxurious hotel where you could stay in case you are not from Bangkok, but you do want to celebrate the Chinese New Year here. The price of room per night here is B3,500 and in addition, you could enjoy their large Lucky Chinese New Year Menu which includes Bountiful Harvest Salmon Prosperity Salad “Yu Sheng”, Jelly Fish in Sesame Oil, Braised Shark’s Fin or Fish Maw Soup in Claypot, Braised Gooseweb with Noodles, Fried Mustard Green with Prawns, Chicken in Chinese Wine, Thai Style Fried Rice with Crab Meat and Dessert-Sesame Dumpling in Ginger Soup. Mmm… Sounds delicious, right?
Date: February 5th – February 11th
Address: Phayathai Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Phone: +66 2 216 3700
Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort
Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River which offers you a breathtaking views while enjoying the celebration of the Chinese New Year with your beloved ones. The price of gala buffet dinner per person is B2,688 and offers variety of dishes and fine drinks.
Date: February 7th- February 8th
Address: 257/1-3 ถนนเจริญนคร, ธนบุรี, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Phone: +66 2 476 0022
Silk Road is another Chinese restaurant where you could celebrate the Chinese New Year or the Year of the Monkey, in a real Chinese spirit. Here the Chinese New Year set menu starts from B3, 333 per person. All the dishes which are on the menu are very tempting, starting from classic dim sums to set dinner to banquet. Silk Road is the real way how to celebrate the Chinese New Year in a Chinese Spirit.
Date: January 31st – February 4th
Address: Witthayu Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Phone: +66 2 650 8800 ext. 4334
Up & Above Restaurant
Another great place where you could celebrate the Chinese New Year is Up & Above Restaurant in a very pleasant and joyful ambient. In their menu there are dishes such as: autéed foie gras, Szechwan-style braised prawns, Chinese noodles, Peking suckling pig, Chinese roasted duck, red cupcakes and jasmine tea crème brulée. The price of the brunch which goes along with soft drinks is B2,600 per person and the price of the brunch with free flow of selected wines, local beers and cocktails is B3,600 per person.
Date: February 8th 2016
Address: 57 พระเจน Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0) 2687 9000