If you prefer your countdown celebrations with a heavy dose of food and free-flow, then look no further than BK’s indispensable guide to the best feasts, buffets and set menus for every budget. 

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Best for under B2,000

 

 


Cantina Wine Bar & Italian Kitchen  


Date: Dec 31
The price: B1,499
What: Three-course Italian set dinner, including a glass of prosecco and an oyster.
The place: Casual pizza and pasta house themed after an Italian wine cellar.
4 Ari Samphan Soi 3, 02-278-0250

 

 

Food Exchange   


Date: Dec 31
The price: B1,200 
What: International New Year’s Eve buffet.
The place: Buffet dining room with warm lighting, cream decor and a terrace.
Novotel, 19/9 Sukhumvit Soi 20, 02-009-4999

 

 

 

Jamie’s Italian  


Date: Through Jan 2
The price: B1,250
What: Three-course festive feast menu, with five options for every course.
The place: Modern rustic Italian restaurant from Britain’s biggest celebrity chef.
G/F, Siam Discovery, Rama 1 Rd., 02-255-5222

 

 

No. 43 Italian Bistro    


Date: Dec 31
The price: B1,900
What: Set Italian New Year’s Eve dinner.
The place: Cozy yet elegant Italian restaurant.
G/F, Cape House, 43 Lang Suan Rd., 02-658-7444

 

Rossano's

Date: Dec 31
The price: B1,850 (three courses)/B2,200 (four courses)
What: Three or four course set Italian dinner with tea or coffee.
The place: Cozy Italian restaurant with distressed yellow walls, lowbeamed ceilings and brick archways.
G/F, Cape House, 43 Lang Suan Rd., 02-658-7444

 

 

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Best for 2,000-4,000

 
 

100° East    


Date: Dec 31
The price: B2,499 
What: New Year’s Eve dinner buffet.
The place: Modern Asian and international restaurant with poolside deck.
Anantara Sathorn, 36 Naradhiwat Rajanagarindra Rd., 02-210-9000

 

 

57th Street  


Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,800/4,500 with free-flow wine, cocktails and beers
What: New Year’s Eve dinner buffet with optional free-flow.
The place: A sleek international buffet restaurant with live cooking stations and minimal Japanese-style decor.
Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, 2 Sukhumvit Soi 57, 02-797-0000

 

 

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Date: Jan 1
The price: B3,800
What: Royal Thai set dinner cruise plus transport to the river.
The place: Romantic restaurant on a rice barge. 
Banyan Tree, 100 Sathorn Rd., 02-679-1200

 

 

Atelier  


Date: Dec 31
The price: B2,890/3,889 with free-flow
What: Festive international brunch and dinner buffet.
The place: A modern international buffet restaurant at the Pullman Hotel.
Pullman Grande Sukhumvit, 30 Sukhumvit Soi 21 (Asoke), 02-204-4000

 

 

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Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,888, includes welcome drink and toast
What: Buffet dinner and after party with live band and DJ playing ‘90s tunes, plus panoramic views of the city’s fireworks.
The place: A modern international buffet restaurant at the Pullman Hotel with panoramic views.
38/F, Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, 188 Silom Rd., 02-352-4000

 

 

Bamboo Chic Bar  

 

Date: Dec 31
The price: B2,600 including free-flow
What: “Roaring Twenties” themed countdown party.
The place: A moodily-lit dining room, soaring ceilings and wild pan-Asian fusion menu. 
Latest Recipe, 2/F, Le Meridien, 40/5 Surawong Rd., 02-232-8888

 

 

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Date: Dec 28-Jan1
The price: B2,500
What: Special four-course menu de la Saint Sylvestre with oysters, foie gras and lobster
The place: A family-friendly French bistro on Sukhumvit’s party strip.
33/30 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 02-038-5113

 

 


Charcoal    


Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,500/ 6,500 with free-flow
What: All-you-can-eat Indian feast with optional free-flow followed by a party with DJs spinning Bollywood tunes.
The place: Sleek and sultry Indian restaurant with on-theme drinks courtesy of Joseph Boroski.
5/F, Fraser Suites, 38/8 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 02-038-5112

 

 

Jua x Naturalista

 

Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,000/ plus B2,000 for free-flow wine
What: Jua head chef Chet Adkins prepares a seven-course menu of Japanese flavors to go with four biodynamic wines curated by Naturalista, with two dining sessions at 6pm and 9pm.
The place: Charoenkrung izakaya serving upmarket, hip Japanese bar food.
Jua, Charoenkrung Soi 28, 02-103-6598.

 

 

 

The Kitchen Table   


Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,200/B4,200 with free-flow
What: New Year’s Eve dinner buffet.
The place: W Hotel’s chic fusion restaurant blends warm amber lighting, comfy couches and wooden furniture.
2/F, W Hotel, Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000 

 

 

 

Goji Kitchen 


Date: Dec 31; Jan 1
The price: B2,688 (Dec 31 dinner); B2,288 (Jan 1 brunch)
What: A festive brunch and dinner buffet.
The place: A suitably vast buffet comprising more than 10 stations.
Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, 199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 02-059-5999

 

 

Punjab Grill   

Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,000/4,500 with free-flow
What: A 10-course modern Indian feast with free-flow, jazz and live Indian music.
The place: Indian contemporary fine-dining restaurant.
Radisson Suites, 23/2-3 Sukhumvit Soi 13, 02-645-4952

 

 


Rossini’s and The Living Room  


Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,400 (four-courses)/ 4,200 (six-courses)
What: Four- or six-course set dinner (Dec 31).
The place: Choose to sit either in the Tuscan-referencing Italian restaurant Rossini’s or at its sultry live music partner, The Living Room.
1/F, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 250 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-649-8364

 

 


Seasonal Tastes  


Date: Dec 31
The price: B3,199 
What: New Year’s Eve dinner buffet.
The place: Enticing international buffet line with live cooking stations in a wide open dining room.
The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, 259 Sukhumvit Soi 19, Sukhumvit Rd., 02-207-8000

 

 


Sky on 20   


Date: Dec 31
The price: B2,300 including free-flow
What: New Year’s Eve rooftop party with live DJs and views of the city’s fireworks.
The place: Sukhumvit rooftop bar with chill garden vibes. 
26/F, Novotel Bangkok Hotel, 19/9 Sukhumvit Soi 20, 02-009-4999

 

 

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Best for B4,000-6,000 

 

 

The Bar and The Courtyard  


Date: Dec 31
The price: From B4,200/B6,400 with free-flow wine and cocktails 
What: New Year’s Eve five-course dinner and garden party.
The place: Beautiful mansion, formerly the Russian Embassy, housing colonial-chic The Bar and casual outdoor bistro The Courtyard.
The House on Sathorn, 106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4025 

 

 


The Dining Room at the House on Sathorn  


Date: Dec 31
The price: From B5,200/7,400 with wine pairing
What: 14-course tasting menu.
The place: Beautiful mansion, formerly the Russian Embassy, housing grand colonial east-meets-west (and Asia’s 50 best) restaurant.
The House on Sathorn, 106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4025

 

 

Jojo     


Date: Dec 31 
The price: B4,500
What: An eight-course set menu dinner.
The place: The St. Regis Bangkok's flagship rustic yet modern Italian restaurant. 
G/F, The St. Regis Bangkok, 159 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-207-7815.

 

 


La Vie      


Date: Dec 31 
The price: B4,500/6,000 with additional wine pairing
What: Grand buffet dinner with free-flow prosecco and canapes.
The place: A warm, calm brightly lit French dining room with views of the bustling surrounds.
11/F, Vie Hotel, 117/39-40 Phaya Thai Rd., 02-309-3939

 

 


Red Oven  


Date: Dec 31; Jan 1
The price: B4,500/2,250 children (Dec 31). B2,500/5,000 with free-flow Champagne/ 1,250 children (Jan 1)
What:  NYE buffet Dinner (Dec 31); hangover brunch (Jan 1).
The place: This most talked-about buffet spot has 12 stations and a wide array of food.
7/F, So Sofitel, 2 Sathorn Rd., 02-624-0000 

 

Vertigo     

Date: Jan 1
The price: B5,500
What: Four-course set dinner, including a glass of sparkling wine.
The place: One of the city’s best views from 61 stories up. 
61/F, Banyan Tree, 100 Sathorn Rd., 02-679-1200

 

 


Up & Above    


Date: Dec 31
The price: B4,200 with welcome cocktail/5,200 with free-flow prosecco, beer, wine and cocktails/6,200 with free-flow Champagne/1,200 children
What: Western and Asian dinner buffet with free-flow.
The place: Restaurant in Bangkok’s most high-end Japanese hotel.
24/F, The Okura Prestige, 57 Wireless Rd., 02-687-9000

 

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Best for B6,000-10,000 

 

 

The Brasserie  


Date: Dec 31
The price: B6,500 (includes free-flow wine and a glass of Champagne)
What: Buffet dinner with live music and a Champagne toast.
The place: French-inspired cuisine with stunning views of the city.
Waldorf Astoria, 151 Ratchadamri, 02-035-8108

 

 

 

The District    


Date: Dec 31
The price: B7,500
What: Five-course dinner featuring lobster, caviar and wagyu.
The place: Award-winning steakhouse with sleek, modern, dark-wood interiors.
2/F, Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, 2 Sukhumvit Soi 57, 02-797-0000

 

 


The Front Room    


Date: Dec 31
The price: B6,500 including a glass of Champagne
What: Thai-inspired Nordic eight-course dinner.
The place: Nordic-Thai flavors and inventive techniques in a lavish colonial-slash-Scandinavian setting.
Waldorf Astoria, 151 Ratchadamri, 02-035-8108

 

 

 

Park Society  


Date: Dec 31
The price: B7,000/10,000 with wine pairing
What: Six-course gastronomic dinner.
The place: Unique views looking out over Lumphini Park.
29/F, Sofitel So, 2 North Sathorn Rd., 02-624-0000

 

 


Terrace Rim Naam   

Date: Dec 31
The price: B10,000 
What: A dinner buffet.  
The place: The terrace borders the river in an elegant alfresco setting with a backdrop of traditional Thai pavilions.
Mandarin Oriental, 48 Oriental Ave., Charoenkrung Rd., 02-659-9000 #7390

 

 

Volti Restaurant & Bar   


Date: Dec 31
The price: B7,000/3,500 children (indoor)/ B14,000/7,000 children (outdoor) 
What: Firework display over the Chao Phraya River and dinner.
The place: Glamorous five-star riverside restaurant serving Italian classics.
Lobby/F, Shangri-La, 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, 02-236-7777

 

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Best for over B10,000

 

 

Le Normandie     


Date: Dec 31
The price: B21,000 
What: A nine-course fine-dining menu. 
The place: Bangkok’s original French fine-dining restaurant has a spectacular view of the river.
Mandarin Oriental, 48 Oriental Avenue, Charoenkrung Rd., 02-659-9000 #7390

 

 

 

The Riverside Terrace        

 

Date: Dec 31-Jan 1  
The price: B21,000/ 13,500 children 
What: Black-tie gala buffet dinner with live entertainment and welcome cocktails.
The place: A relaxed riverside dining atmosphere in the poshest of hotels.
Mandarin Oriental, 48 Oriental Ave., Charoen Krung Rd, 02-659-90100 ext. 7390

 

 

 

Vertigo & Moon Bar      


Date: Dec 31
The price:  B23,900
What: Seven-course degustation menu with a glass of Champagne, live DJs and performances.
The place: One of the city’s best views from 61 stories up. 
61/F, Banyan Tree, 100 Sathorn Rd., 02-679-1200

 

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