akyra Thonglor Bangkok Hotel officially unveiled the new menu on 2 August 2019 at Som Tam & Chardonnay, its vibrant dining destination which opens out onto an expansive pool terrace.

The new menu focuses on som tam, the celebrated spicy salad which is made using shredded green papaya, beans and tomatoes, blended together in a pestle and mortar with fish sauce, palm sugar, garlic and chilli, and topped with peanuts.

The expert Thai chefs at akyra Thonglor Bangkok Hotel have now enhanced this beloved dish by combining it with succulent Canadian lobster and oscietra caviar, one of the world’s most prized varieties of black caviar.

Guests can accompany their meal with a glass or bottle of Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Champagne. Fresh and elegant yet rich and powerful, this beautiful bubbly cuts through the spiciness of the som tam. Alternatively, diners can select from three exquisite Chardonnays: Echeverria Reserva 2017 from Chile, La Chapelle 2016 from Languedoc, France, and Main Divide 2015 from New Zealand.

The new menu comprises a series of other avant-garde dishes that fuse the finest flavours of Thailand with cutting-edge international cooking techniques. Alternatively, the restaurant’s Atlantic salmon is accompanied by lotus and a Thai-style gremolata made using fresh local herbs, garlic, lime and peanuts. For a more traditional Thai dish, the chef’s special phad kra-prao neau Thonburi features mouth-watering dry-aged beef, stir-fried together with hot basil, served with organic jasmine rice and topped with a fried duck egg.

Som Tam & Chardonnay is making its name as one of Bangkok’s most exciting restaurants. Nestled in trendy Thonglor, the pulsating neighbourhood known for its fashionable boutiques, bars and nightclubs, this dynamic dining destination lives up to its name with more than five different types of som tam dishes, including this opulent new option. With its contemporary take on classic cuisine and an extended wine list, this is the perfect place for an epicurean adventure with your friends, family or loved one.

Original and entertaining culinary occasions can be enjoyed at all of AKARYN Hotel Group’s boutique hotels and resorts across Thailand, including locations in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin and Phuket. To learn more about the award-winning AKARYN Hotel Group, please visit here.