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TOP ITALIAN RESTAURANTS

TOP ITALIAN RESTAURANTS IN BANGKOK

MEDICI KITCHEN & BAR

LA BOTTEGA DI LUCA

IL BOLOGNESE

55/555 Langsuan Road, Lumpini,

Terrace 49 building 49 Soi 49

South Sathon 139/3 – Bangkok

Pathumwan

Sikhumvite RD

+66 22868805

+66 26304000

+66 22041731

www.ilbolognesebangkok.com

www.Medici-Italian-Restaurant-

www.labottega.name Average Price ฿ 1100.0

Average Price ฿ 600.00

Bangkok.Com Average Price: ฿ 2500.0

Luca Appino, an authentic son

The Bolognese is an elegant restaurant in a quiet corner of Chong

Take note, the Hotel Muse di Bangkok

of Piedmont and a cosmopolitan

Nonsi that combines a solid kitch-

is one of the city’s loveliest boutique

chef. He put down roots in his

en and well-made pizza. The property

hotels. Great attention to detail and a

lovely “bottega” (the Italian for workshop

is the same as another high-level Italian

warm and cosy vibe, young and pro-

or an artist’s studio) in Bangkok. His cui-

restaurant, Enoteca Italiana, with an offer

fessional staff. The Italian restaurant is

sine is Mediterranean, modern, vibrant.

more towards fine dining. High attention

downstairs, the room is filled with barrique

Touches of tradition together with more

to detail applies to everything, from the

and wine bottles everywhere. We abso-

contemporary aromas, pairings and ap-

wine list to service, from the flours used

lutely recommend having the juicy and

proaches. Without exaggeration. Sardin-

in the dough, to the ingredients used to

well paired Roasted baby pork chop with

ian chef’s Andrea Ortu offer some deli-

top the pizzas. Long-leavened dough

smoked pumpkin mashed, spinach, girolle

cious, both classic and refined, dishes like

make for a fragrant, light and airy pie in

mushrooms, black truffle and the peppery

fregola pasta, fava beans, pecorino and

a regenerating context. Prices are not ex-

mussel stew. Dishes are well cooked and

dill, or a very well cooked roasted suk-

actly affordable but in line with the qual-

possess well-balanced, intense flavours.

ling. Tartare are very well executed like

ity of the food and wine offer.

After dinner, do head up to The Speakeasy

the tuna or Fassone beef ones. Plus, leave

Rooftbar for stellar views and killer G&Ts.

spce for the some homemade desserts, from a cannolo to some creamy and tasty icecream. A warm atompshere, an extensive wine list, and an attentive service complete the package.

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JANUARY 2020