For the 3rd year in a row Bangkok’s infamous Indian restaurant claims the top spot at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards
The top spot at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards—sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna—went to Gaggan… for the third consecutive year! Chef Gaggan Anand continues to push the boundaries of Indian cuisine, and the world loves him for it.
Aside from Gaggan, eight other Bangkok restaurants made the list this year, and the winners were announced during a special ceremony, held once again this year at the W Bangkok hotel.
Nahm, David Thompson’s beloved Thai restaurant, took the #5 spot (up from #8 last year). Closing in on the top ten, the modern German restaurant Sühring, a new entry this year, took the #13 spot, while Bo.lan claimed the #19 spot (after not appearing on the list last year). Issaya Siamese Club, helmed by superstar Chef Ian Kittichai, came in at number 21, while Tim Butler’s Eat Me clocked in at #31.
Other new BKK entries this year include: The Dining Room at the House on Sathorn (#36), where Turkish chef Fatih Tutak’s multi-cuisine creations continue to turn heads; Le Du, Chef Thitid Tassanakajohn’s modern Thai cuisine resto (#37); and L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Bangkok’s branch of the French chef’s worldwide chain (#40).
The Top Ten entries at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards 2017 are as follows:
- Gaggan (Bangkok)
- Andre (Singapore)
- Amber (Hong Kong)
- 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana (Hong Kong)
- Nahm (Bangkok)
- Narisawa (Tokyo)
- Nihonryori RyuGin (Tokyo)
- Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet (Shanghai)
- Odette (Singapore)
- Burnt Ends (Singapore)
All images © Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna.