Experiencing the Best and the Finest in Ratchaprasong District
Grab your map and mark these locations for an ultimate culinary experience right in Ratchaprasong District, the Bangkok Downtown loved by visitors from around the globe. It is home to several restaurants recognized in the Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018-2019, the bible for foodies looking for the best of Bangkok’s food offerings.
Michelin-starred restaurants: Restaurants that is worth a special journey to try once in a lifetime.
Ginza Sushi Ichi
One of the best sushi restaurants in Japan awarded one Michelin Star. Raw materials are delivered straight from markets in Tokyo daily. From the four set menus, the Botan and Omakase are the most popular for both locals and international tourists.
The pride of authentic Thai cuisine achieved one Michelin Star status recently. PASTE breaks away from the ordinary and takes royal Thai cuisine to another level. Ingredients often sourced directly from local growers. Chef Bongkoch ‘Bee’ Satongun whips up delicious dishes using 16 years of professional cooking. Her signature dishes come straight from an Ancient Siamese Recipe book from 1890.
Indulge in perfect evening with Italian food paired with an impressive Italian wine list before moving on to plates of antipasti. From a seat at one of the three chefs’ tables, you’ll have a bird’s-eye view of the large open kitchen, so watch as chefs carefully prepare classic Italian dishes which are elegant and authentic.
Fireplace Grill and Bar
With 50 years of history to its name, Fireplace Grill and Bar is long-running home to grilled meat and seafood, using premium ingredients. Signature dishes include lobster salad, steaks, and Crêpes Suzette.
Spanish restaurant Uno Mas brings fresh flavors straight from Barcelona, Spain, using fresh imported ingredients, Uno Mas offers a wide array of Spanish food with a city view to boot.
The izakaya-style contemporary Japanese restaurant from the UK. Boasting a large, open kitchen and chic wood and stone minimalist décor, the restaurant offers delicious modern Japanese menu. There is an impressive selection of sushi, or you can watch the chefs in action at the large Robata Grill.
Bring this list and check out these delicious eateries recommended by the Michelin Guide to enjoy fresh flavours at Ratchaprasong Bangkok Downtown. After hunting down all the fine food. Now it is time to relax and enjoy some exclusive view of Bangkok city from the most luxurious hotel at Ratchaprasong area.
Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel
Located in the heart of the Ratchaprasong district, This luxury hotel is located directly next to the sky train station at BTS Ratchadamri, connecting you to the entire city with ease. With welcoming ambience that blends traditional Thai and contemporary design, the hotel is ideal for luxurious occasions and business events.
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld
Located in the heart of central Bangkok, The Hotel is a fully integrated convention venue and five-star hotel. The Bangkok Convention Centre and the Centara Grand together make a stunning landmark on the city’s skyline. Connected to CentralWorld, Bangkok’s largest shopping center which incorporates hundreds of retail and dining outlets including leading brand names and movie theatres.
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok is the perfect place for urban explorers and leisure travellers through the skywalk between two central BTS SkyTrain stations Chidlom and Rajdamri. The hotel is only minutes away from famous malls such as CentralWorld and Siam Paragon. Its best location makes an easy way of exploring all top touristic attractions in Bangkok.
Situated right in the heart of the Ratchaprasong area. Nearby are many international companies, numerous embassies, top-flight medical facilities, and the fascinating Erawan Shrine. Major shopping destinations such as Central World, Gaysorn Village and Siam Paragon are within walking distance. The nearest station being literally a few steps from the hotel’s entrance.
Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel
Find a new way to stay, work and play amidst the energy of downtown Bangkok at Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel. The Hotel situates at city center location. BTS Sky Train just minutes away, makes it easy to energize your local experience. Feed your curiosity for new tastes. Merging intriguing design elements and a locally inspired décor, This 5-star hotel has everything you need to make Bangkok your own.
The St. Regis Bangkok
The St. Regis Bangkok is ideally situated on the prestigious Rajadamri Road in the heart of the city. Designed by Brennan Beer Gorman Architects, each room is exquisitely styled and lavishly appointed, providing travellers with a unique luxurious respite from the hectic urban pace. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer unobstructed views of the city skyline and the greenery of the local parks and golf course.
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
ndré Fu designed this hotel in Bangkok with bronze accents and soaring ceilings. Situated on the ultra-modern Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard, the hotel offers a wealth of amenities for discerning business and leisure travellers.
Your magical journey to meet the almighty Gods of Ratchaprasong begins as soon as you arrive in Bangkok. Located in the main Arrival/Departure Hall at Suvarnabhumi Airport, partake in the timeless legend of the Elixir of Immortality. Once you’ve seen the awesome power of the gods up close, make your way directly to the Ratchaprasong Intersection where you are greeted by the most magnificent Gods of all time.
Tao Mahaprom – Erawan Shrine
This iconic God, known as the supreme protector is located at the Ratchaprasong intersection, is one of the most revered Gods of Ratchaprasong district. He grants the faithful with good luck and prosperity while relieving pain and sorrow for the destitute.
The beautiful Goddess adorned in gold is a beacon of strength. Lakshmi Shrine is best known as the Goddess of Luck and Fortune.
The almighty Indra Shrine is a fierce god and protector. He wards off evil and ensures that humankind is free from danger. Indra Shrine is often seen in his green or jade hue and has 1,000 eyes which possess the ability to distinguish between right from wrong.
Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world and Ratchaprasong is widely recognized as Thailand’s top shopping and lifestyle district since the district is full of lifestyle destinations, finest products from globally-trusted brands around the world, and best-in-class services. Ratchaprasong is positioned as “The Heart of Bangkok” as it is a district with astonishing infrastructure ranging from shopping centres, five-star hotels, exciting dining places, and much more.
Leica Store Bangkok at Gaysorn Village
Is a the first flagship Leica store in Bangkok. It is a favorite for photography enthusiasts no matter they are professionals or amateurs. In addition to cameras and accessories, this flagship store has its own exhibition space with a touch of Thai classic and Thai contemporary ambience named Leica Gallery Bangkok.
PAÑPURI Wellness at Gaysorn Tower
Thailand’s largest artificial onsen in the centre of Bangkok. It is the first-rated wellness centre where treatment science from the east and the west are conjoined through organic products and services that are designed and applied to follow actual nature of human as PAÑPURI believes a healthy body is a result of a healthy mind.
Etro Boutique at Gaysorn Village
Is a 1968-born Italian fashion brand spanning across with its 50 years of history currently placed its Bangkok flagship store—a masterpiece of art, fashion and haute couture craftsmanship—at Gaysorn Village to accommodate both local and international visitors.
RIMOWA at Gaysorn Village
Is the largest RIMOWA Store in Bangkok. For more than 80 years, RIMOWA is a brand trusted by global travellers particularly on its quality and the use of proprietary Groove Line surface. Materials used by RIMOWA are highest quality and some of these materials are pioneered by the brand itself.
Mettique at Gaysorn Village
Is a rising Thai brand with its reputation on leather products. Every item of Mettique is handmade without using advanced machinery and it is the only Thai leatherwear maker to do so. Genuine leather is used for internal structure and surface.
All flagship stores listed above are a part of every crucial element shaping Ratchaprasong as a world-class destination, a must-visit district in the centre of Bangkok, and Thailand’s finest lifestyle destination.
For Thailand, Ratchaprasong is the first area in Thailand to have embraced the “Smart District” model. Sitting in the Heart of Bangkok, it has leveraged technologies to enable Smart Lifestyle. Practically serving as Thailand’s first lifestyle and business district prototype, it is the chosen place for the talented people of new generations to gather.
Gaysorn Urban Resort
Is the co-sharing space landmark that truly sits in city centre. Combining work with various lifestyles under the “Work-Live-Play-Grow” concept, it presents a resort-like feel. As “nature” and “city” elements blend here.
Is the first Lifestyle Space located on a BTS station. Sitting on the Ratchadamri Station. This place also has everything to answer to the lifestyle of urban people, be they students or working people. If you look for a quiet corner to concentrate on your work or your book even amid huge crowds, WERK is the answer.
Research & Innovation for Sustainability Centre (RISC)
Is the first ASEAN’s research and testing centre on sustainable property development for environment and human well-being. Equipped with labs and many modern testing instruments, this place efficiently facilitates researches and innovations on a comprehensive scale. RISC aims to develop green property projects for better quality of life on a sustainable basis.
commits to empower and educate Thai SMEs for the purpose of increasing their competitiveness at an international level. It operates in Ratchaprasong area whereby so many startups are based. This school offers entrepreneurs a wide range of business courses. It even includes WECO University, which conducts classes in collaboration with many higher-educational institutes.
The Great Room
A co-working space from Singapore that has recently opened a new branch in Bangkok. Responding well to co-working trend, the Thai branch is located inside Gaysorn Tower. The Great Room is developed based on studies on how to combine the elements of best offices, luxury hotels and leading business clubs. Its décor is uncluttered and open. Natural light receives an emphasis and users get good view of Bangkok and relaxing atmosphere fills all corners of The Great Room.
All these places have powered up mobile working the real driving force behind the creativity of the new-generation And yet, they are not all that the Ratchaprasong district can offer.
A stronger physique, a balanced weight, a lean body shape, as well as a perfect skin or visage. To fulfil all desire in health and personal wellness of urban workforce and visitors from every corner of the world, RSTA today would like to recommend the splendid health and beauty spots located in The Heart of Bangkok.
Be a Better You
WONJIN, a credible cosmetic surgery hospital guaranteed with an acclaimed award as Korea’s best cosmetic surgery hospital, has finally unveil its latest branch in Ratchaprasong. Grounded under “Beauty Gallery Surgery” concept, the hospital welcomes both Thai and international visitors with cosmetic surgery services.
Eace of Mind, Find a Bodily Balance
Spa Cenvaree by the Centara Grand CentralWorld Hotel is recognized as a spa where all sense of Thainess has been neatly portrayed. Proclaimed itself as a “Resting Place of One’s Mind”, this internationally-managed spa would like to bring balance to customer’s body, inner power, and spirit through respected treatment courses licensed from Cenvaree.
Eastern and Western Reflexology Philosophies through the Flow of Water
Those who seek for a spa with nature-like scenery must not miss Quan Spa at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel. Customers who regularly visit this relaxation sanctuary admire the signature “Aroma Fusion Massage” treatment course which, right from the start, stimulates circulatory system by using pepermint-scented salt to wash and scrub feet. The experienced spa therapist then will put customer to a restful nap by slowly yet systematically massage the whole body from feet, legs, back, shoulders, neck, and head.
A Mix of Beauty and Immaculate Hair
Metaphorically speaking, hair is a mirror reflecting one’s state of health and attention to appearance. The Gallery Tiara is a renowned beauty salon themed under “Luxury Green Salon” as it pleases customers with organic and naturally-made hair care products. Every beautician with at least 10 years of experience are more than welcome to fulfil all needs with endless styles of personalized haircuts.
A Complete Cycle of Therapy, in Thai Traditional Philosophy
Anantara Spa at the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel is a talk of the town as it is a spa that meticulously present cherished and nostalgic Thai culture in every detail. Its signature relaxation course is called “Siam 2482” The course is deeply associated with the use of bamboo wood and ends with aromatherapy massage that should refresh the whole body and mind. Every therapy room has a private bathtub and sauna facilities for ultimate stress relieving process and utmost privacy.
All recommended premises described above are just some examples of popular wellness centers and personal beauty shops for Thai and international visitors who visit Ratchaprsong District. The district has a widest variety of health and beauty premises waiting to be discovered and every major spot in the area is interconnected by “Ratchaprasong Walk” overpass so traffic congestion is not a concern.
In conclusion, Ratchaprasong is a district fulfilling experiences and lifestyles of all visitors—Thais and international alike—with its dining, shopping and lifestyle offerings beyond imagination.