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Where: Trader Vic’s, every Sunday from 11:30am-3pm
Benihana meets Trader Vic’s at this buffet way down the river.
The food: The dining room is filled with buffet lines, providing sushi, sashimi, seafood on ice and some hot dishes, plus a few stations outside.
The highlight: Outside live cooking stations like Benihana’s teppanyaki.
The price: B1,990 per person; B2,990 with free-flow alcohol.
257/1-3 Charoennakorn Rd., 02-476-0022. Free shuttle boat from BTS Saphan Taksin
Where: Parichart Court, every Sunday from 11:30-3pm
Established as the “best brunch in Bangkok” back when this hotel was the Four Seasons, it still delivers the goods under the Anantara brand. The massive spread spans all the hotel’s food outlets in the Parichart Court wing: Aqua, Spice Market Thai restaurant and Madison Grill steakhouse.
The food: Seafood on ice, sushi, dim sum and Chinese roasts to foie gras dishes, carved meat and live grills. There’s no charcuterie room anymore, but still a great selection of cold cuts and cheese.
The highlight: Unlimited fresh oysters, lobster, foie gras dishes, steak and the new rotisserie chicken.
The price: B9,500 per person including Champagne (Taittinger Rose and Vintage Brut); B4,100 with Taittinger N/V Brut Reserve Champagne; B3,350 for free-flow except Champagne; B2,999 without alcohol.
Parichart Court, 155 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-126-8866. BTS Ratchadamri
Where: Uno Mas, every first Sunday of the month from 11:30am-2:30pm
Uno Mas is that rarest of beasts: a hotel restaurant which actually gets Bangkok foodies excited. And its new monthly Sunday brunch only confirms that.
The food: Spanish favorites like croquettes and the grilled suckling pig alongside the usual bounty of lobster, oysters and foie gras.
The highlight: 36-month-cured Joselito ham, as well as a selection of ceviche, squid-ink paella, charcoal-grilled tenderloin steak and proper pasteurized cheeses.
The price: B3,555 per person with free-flow Mumm Champagne
54/F, Centara Grand at CentralWorld, 02-100-6255. 11:30am-14:30pm
Where: Tables Grill, every Sunday from 11am-3pm
Live cooking stations span the vast dining room, where you can find weekly-rotating dishes along with a well-stocked buffet line.
The food: Includes the likes of eggs Benedict with smoked salmon, truffle and hollandaise sauce, pan-fried foie gras with brioche crumble, Boston lobster Thermidor, sous-vide guinea fowl thigh and rigatoni gratin.
The highlights: The number of live stations and the truffle risotto that’s finished in a hole of parmesan cheese as well as the restaurant's signature lobster bisque.
The price: B3,999 per person including free-flow Louis Roederer Champagne, wines and cocktails.
494 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-254-1234. BTS Ratchadamri
Where: Maya, every Sunday 11:30am-3pm
Up on the sixth floor of Holiday Inn, Tandoor specializes in North Indian cuisine—typically less spicy than dishes from the South—in a plush but not overly fancy setting.
The food: North Indian specialties like tandoori chicken, chole bhature (spicy chickpeas with fried bread) and various kebabs, as well as unlimited soft drinks and lassi (Indian yogurt-based drink).
The highlight: The rotating chef’s specialty curry menu, biryanis and jain (strict vegetarian) items like paneer tikka (grilled cottage cheese).
The price: B824 net per person
1 Sukhumvit Soi 22., BTS Phrom Phong Station Exit 6. 02-683-4888
Where: Theo Mio, every weekend from 11:30-am-2pm
The Italian restaurant does its all-you-can eat brunch with a la carte mains.
The food: A free-flow of selected antipasti like Caesar salad, tomato bruschetta, octopus salad and desserts like lemon tart and tiramisu. You can also opt for one main dish from options including porchetta (roasted pork belly), beef lasagne and pizza.
The highlight: The already-low price includes free-flow wine and alcohol.
The price: B1,488 per person
973 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-656-0444. BTS Chit Lom
Where: Espresso, every Sunday from noon-3pm
The buffet restaurant's brunch highlights the best imported ingredients.
The food: Maine lobster, Pacific and Fine de Claire oysters, Australian and New Zealand mussels, Alaskan and Chilean crab, tiger, river and French prawns and langoustines, Japanese-grade sashimi, caviar, Chinese fish maw, wagyu ribs, foie gras and Australian lamb cutlets.
The highlight: All of the above.
The price: B2,100. Add B999 for booze including sparkling wine or B1,999 including Champagne.
973 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-656-0444. BTS Chit Lom
Where: Goji Kitchen + Bar, every Sunday from noon-2:30pm
One of the latest hotels in town serves its buffet with great views over Benjasiri Park. At this price, it’s one of the best we’ve had.
The food: Ticks all boxes-oysters, seafood, cheese, cold cuts, foie gras and steaks. Plus, solid Thai, Chinese and Japanese stations. Added to dinner buffet are more selections of seafood, Peking duck and tomahawk.
The highlight: A lot of live cooking stations to whip up your food fresh a la minute, including sushi, pasta and somtam. Don’t miss the braised beef.
The price: B1,800 per person with beverage packages from B99-B950.
199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 02-059-5999. BTS Asok
Where: The District Grill, every Sunday from 11:30am-3pm
The brunch has just moved from the all-day-dining 57th Street restaurant to the hotel’s signature grill room.
The food: Steak, seafood, house-cured salmon, a room dedicated to cheese and all the other buffet favorites.
The highlight: You can order some of the restaurant’s signature dishes from the a la carte menu including mushroom risotto, seared wild Hokkaido scallops, duck leg confit and grilled Australian lamb chops.
The price: B2,500 net per person; B3,000 net with free-flow alcohol
2 Sukhumvit Soi 57, 02-797-0000. BTS Thonglor
Where: Latest Recipe, every Sunday from noon-2:30pm
This brunch also aims to attract wine lovers with its extensive wine package, as well as provide a few healthy alternatives.
The food: The place highlights a la minute cooking like pan-fried foie gras, freshly-made Italian pizza and pasta on top of a variety of seafood, curries and Thai dishes.
The highlight: Boston lobster (one per table), Alaskan king crab, rock lobster, grill and carvings as well as Le Meridien’s signature eclair.
The price: B1,800 per person; add B495 for a 20-label wine package.
40/5 Surawong Rd., 02-232-8888
Where: Flow, every Sunday from 11am-4pm
Brunch starts with cocktails and canapes with a view at the 32/F Threesixty Lounge before heading down to the river for the huge feast and some live jazz.
The food: Selections from the hotel’s restaurants including seafood and foie gras from Flow international restaurant, meaty options from Prime steakhouse and dim sum from Yuan Chinese restaurant.
The highlight: Free access to the cheese room, which stores more than 40 varieties.
The price: B2,200 net per person; add B1,190 net for free-flow alcohol.
123 Charoennakorn Rd., 02-442-2000. Free shuttle boat from BTS Saphan Taksin
Where: Up & Above, every Sunday from noon-3pm
One of few Bangkok brunches with really wonderful views (for others, look to St. Regis and Centara Grand), this one offers a suitably five-star buffet spread, indoor and alfresco seating, and a few a la carte mains.
The food: Foie gras (torchon and pan seared), wagyu beef, oysters, spider crab, sashimi, sushi, salads and charcuterie, a la minute pasta, Thai curries and finger food, real cheese, and more desserts than you’ll ever get through.
The highlight: The prime rib is excellent, so are the sweets, and every guest gets half a lobster But best is the imported French cheeses—so stinky they need to be kept undercover.
The price: B2,600 per person; B3,300 with free-flow sparkling; B3,900 with Champagne.
57 Wireless Rd., 02-687-9000. BTS Phloen Chit
Where: Lobby, Sunday from 11:30am-2:30pm
The hotel’s lobby buffet features a range of food stations as well as some quality appetizers and mains served to your table.
The food: There are five food stations—fresh seafood, Chinese (including Peking duck), salad, pasta and desserts—while a la carte options include lobster Benedict with creamy spinach, Champagne sabayon and caviar, and beef tenderloin with seared foie gras.
The highlight: The variety of oysters, poached lobster and premium mains. Each guest also gets one main from a list of seven.
The price: B2,200 per person. One bottle of Louis Roederer Champagne will be included for two diners at B3,400 per person or Louis Roederer Cristal B5,300 per person (including the meal).
333 Charoennakorn Rd., 02-020-2888. Free shuttle boat from BTS Saphan Taksin
Where: The Rain Tree Cafe, every Sunday from noon-3pm
Served at the light and airy Euro-evoking Rain Tree Cafe, this buffet makes a wonderful placve to stop off and waste a Sunday afternoon.
The food: Seafood on ice, caviar, Peking duck, cheese, dim sum, chocolate fondue, mango sticky rice and such. A la carte entrees include pan-seared foie gras, truffle scrambled egg and lobster bisque.
The highlight: Three selections of oysters, lobsters, foie gras, king crab legs, Movenpick ice cream and the playful frozen cocktails.
The price: B2,825 net per person; add B1,177 for free-flow sparkling; add B2,472 for free-flow Moët & Chandon.
Where: The Reflexions, every Sunday from noon-3pm
With new head chef Roxanne Lange (formerly of Savelberg) now in the kitchen, the fine-dining restaurant has now rolled out its own a la carte brunch alternative to the buffet downstairs.
The food: More than 20 dishes on a la carte menu including cheese and dessert.
The highlight: French dishes with premium ingredients—foie gras, lobster, live oysters and lamb.
The price: B2,000 per person; B2,500 with wine and draft beer.
Where: Utage, every Sunday from 11:30am-2:30pm
A premium all-you-can-eat Japanese brunch in a peaceful vibe.
The food: Sushi, sashimi, noodles, tempura, teppanyaki and shabu shabu, there are more than 50 items on the menu you can order.
The highlight: One lobster per person in addition to the likes of foie gras and wagyu sushi. They also serve sukiyaki and shabu shabu, as well as signature fusion sushi like massaman wagyu and tom yum salmon nigiri.
The price: B3,000/person with one lobster
61 Wireless Rd., 02-650-8800. BTS Phloen Chit
Where: Atelier, every Sunday from noon-3pm
With its mid-league pricing, Pullman still manages to pull out all the seafood-tower-and-foie-gras stops. The booze package doesn’t sting too much, either.
The food: Seafood, roast meats, sushi and sashimi, foie gras, lamb chops, Beijing roast duck and suckling pig.
The highlight: Alaskan king crab, Beijing roasted duck and barbecued suckling pig.
The price: B2,236 net; add B589 net for sparkling, wine and local beer.
30 Sukhumvit Soi 21 (Asoke), 02-204-4000. BTS Asoke
Where: Twenty-Seven Bites, Sunday noon-3.30pm
Munch on international favorites as well as Indian, Vietnamese and Thai flavors while a DJ spins low-tempo house tracks. On top of that, they’ve just added a kids’ corner.
The food: The live cooking stations serve up tender roast meats and fresh pastas, while seafood picks include Alaskan king crab and king prawns.
The highlight: Foie gras and roasted meats.
The price: B2,225 per person; B2,695 with free-flow sparkling.
2/F, Radisson Blu Plaza, Sukhumvit Rd., 02-302-3333. BTS Phrom Phong
Where: Next2 Cafe, every Sunday noon-3pm
Five-star hotel digs and a dedicated children’s corner (complete with magician and clown) make this one of Bangkok’s most family-friendly brunches.
The food: Salads, cheeses, sausages, foie gras, fresh seafood, sushi and sashimi, along with barbecued pork, seared beef tenderloin, roasted lamb and beef leg. Asian food spans curries to dim sum, while the Italian kitchen dishes out house-made pasta and pizza.
The highlight: Unlimited fresh oysters, beef tenderloin, the views.
The price: B2,888 net; add B1,288 net for free-flow alcohol.
89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, 02-236-7777. BTS Saphan Taksin
Where: The Living Room, Rossini's and Basil every Sunday from noon-3pm
Book a seat in the jazz lounge with live performances, and feast on dishes from the hotel’s top restaurants.
The food: Buffet lines and live cooking stations featuring international delicacies: French oysters, Alaskan crab, traditional roast and Indian curries.
The highlights: Specials from the chef, including roast suckling pig, and a Tuscan tartare station serving Fassone beef, potatoes, egg bottarga and winter black truffle.
The price: B2,500 per person, B1,500 extra for free-flow wine.
250 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-649-8888. BTS Asok
Where: Brasserie Europa, every Sunday from 12:30-5pm
Unlike other brunches, this one stretches past 4pm. The buffet line may not seem massive but it’s all about the premium produce.
The food: Appetizers include oysters and seafood on ice as well as foie gras dishes, while you can also order main dishes from the rotating a la carte menu, with items like Australian beef tenderloin, New Zealand lamb, snow fish and Maine lobster tail.
The highlights: The premium a la carte menu and free-flow Louis Roederer Brut Premier Champagne NV.
The price: B3,500 per person with alcohol (and Champagne!); B2,400 without booze.
991/9 Rama 1 Rd., 02-162-9000. BTS Siam
Where: Voila, every Sunday from noon-3pm
The Champagne brunch features a huge buffet.
The food: Stations of appetizers, seafood on ice and a Japanese counter as well as pass-around treats such as pan-fried French foie gras, white New Zealand snapper black bean sauce, and braised Australian wagyu beef.
The highlights: Individual servings of the restaurant’s signature Canadian lobster bisque with puff pastry and a shot of Napoleon brandy, Alaskan king crab and New Zealand mussels. The cheese room.
The price: B2,200 net; B3,750 net with wine and beers; B4,750 net with Veuve Clicquot Champagne.
189 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-126-9999. BTS Nana
Where: Viu, every Sunday from 12:30-3:30pm
The hotel's buffet restaurant goes big on Sunday.
The food: Foie gras, seafood on ice and cheese as well as a la carte dishes like truffle salmon scrambled eggs and Spanish omelet.
The highlight: Imported meats like French free-range chicken, Italian sausages, the huge range of cheese, Lobster Thermidor and a caviar station.
The price: B2,700 per person; B3,400 with alcohol and B4,900 with Veuve Clicquot Champagne.
159 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-207-7777. BTS Ratchadamri
Where: J’Aime, last Sunday of the month from noon-3pm
Shared appetizers come to your table before you even have to ask while you are waiting for your a la carte entrees at this very high-end feast.
The food: Dishes like pan-seared duck foie gras with creamy and crispy rice berry, stuffed sous-vide quail with braised garden vegetables and jus brun with tomato water gastrique, and parmentier-style braised lamb shank with potato mousseline and epoisse cheese gratin.
The highlight: All-you-can-eat a la carte at fine-dining levels
The price: B2,499 for food only and plus B999 with free-flow prosecco; add B399 for free-flow soft drinks and juices, B999 for prosecco, B2,999 for Champagne
105/1 Soi Ngam Duphli, Sathorn Rd., 02-119-4899
Where: Colonnade, every Sunday noon-3pm
This laidback Sunday feast features live cooking stations and views of the hotel’s water garden. Now it's even better with live jazz.
The food: A five-page-long list of international buffet dishes covers Maine lobster, Japanese king crab, oysters, foie gras terrine and steaks.
The highlight: Everything is top-notch, from the imported cheeses to the pastries. There's no corkage charge so bring your own Champagne and the price almost makes sense!
The price: B3,000 for food only; B4,500 with free-flow Champagne.
13/3 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-8888. MRT Lumphini
Where: The Kitchen Table, every first and third Saturday of the month from 12:30-4:30pm
The hotel’s brunch features not just food but a fashion theme.
The food: A massive line-up of everything you’d expect: cheese, cold cuts, carved meats, seafood and dessert.
The highlights: The fashion, for one. And the fun cocktail offerings including the hotel’s take on gin and tonic, mimosa, classic margarita and Woohito.
The price: B2,500 per person; B3,100 with free-flow cocktails, wines, sparkling and beer.
106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000. BTS Chong Nonsi
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