Nahm at the Metropolitan Bangkok

Nahm’s cool interiors are full of the fresh flavours of Australian chef David Thompson’s traditional Thai cuisine. The Metropolitan Bangkok is a sleek and contemporary boutique hotel, think bright white walls lots of dark wood, which make for a soothing and enrapturing experience.

This exclusive retreat attracts a very discerning brand of guest – fashionistas, film stars, designers and well-heeled, sharp-dressed urbanites ornament the bright, makha-wooded lobby. It’s clear: from the respected Thai restaurant Nahm to the wine-dark depths of the Met bar, this is where you go to get noticed.

A brilliant dinner at the hotel restaurant

Gourmet credentials – With a voyeur’s view of the poolside and a gourmet’s grasp of rare, regional Thai cuisine, the hotel's sleek ground-floor restaurant Nahm, headed up by esteemed Australian chef David Thompson, tops every visiting epicure’s to-do list (not to mention a fair few ‘Best Restaurant in Asia’ shortlists).Thompson is a Thai food obsessive (his now-closed London venue was the first Thai restaurant to earn a Michelin star), and Nahm’s extensive menu of delicately robust curries, zingy salads and superlative stir-fries takes you on an unforgettable tasting tour of Thailand.

Top tipple –  Nahm’s staff know the voluminous drinks list inside out, and can pair every dish on the menu not only with the perfect wine, but also with the ideal cocktail or tea to bring out the best of the dish. And, of course, the famed Met Bar next door is always on hand for pre- or post-prandials.

Highlights – 

– Innovative spin on trad Thai favourites

– One of the world’s best Thai chefs David Thompson

– Extensive wine,cocktail and tea menu


Rates from £100.75 per night

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