8 good French restaurants to discover in Bangkok

The capital is no stranger to good French tables. Here are eight French gourmet restaurants to explore in Bangkok.

Hello Bangkok. French cuisine has long been a favorite of city dwellers. From hotel restaurants to stand-alone eateries, here are eight must-try fine French restaurants in Bangkok. Enjoy your meal.

Normandy by Alain Roux

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Located within the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s Le Normandie has long been a favorite when it comes to French dining in Thailand. Renowned and revered for its contemporary French cuisine and extensive wine list, a great afternoon or evening of wine and dinner is guaranteed here. Holder of two Michelin stars, after the departure of Chef Arnaud Sauthier at the end of last year, the establishment is currently managed by the famous Chef-patron Alain Roux.

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Blue by Alain Ducasse

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Then we have Blue by Alain Ducasse, the only Michelin-starred venue that brings together the best of French and Thai cultures. From Paris to Bangkok, the restaurant invites guests to embark on a culinary journey of contemporary French cuisine prepared by the exceptional Chef Alain Ducasse. Located within ICONSIAM, French cuisine is served in a chic and contemporary setting with floor-to-ceiling windows offering a view of the river and the city. The restaurant also offers private dining.

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Chef’s table

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Located on the 61st floor of the Lebua at State Tower, Chef’s Table offers the ultimate French dining experience. At the two-star Michelin restaurant, top-notch French cuisine is prepared at the chef’s table – conveniently located in the heart of the restaurant, accompanied by views of the Bangkok skyline. A golden and grand design philosophy dominates the interiors for a grand meal.

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restaurant scene

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If more private stand-alone restaurants suit your preferences better, consider reserving a table at Restaurant Stage. This urban fine-dining restaurant led by chef-patron Jay Sansingkeaw and his team serves French cuisine with added global nuances made with fine seasonal ingredients. Art Deco-inspired interiors provide an intimate and trendy setting for wine and dinner.

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Elements, inspired by Sky Blue

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Next on the list is The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Elements, French gourmet restaurant Inspired by Ciel Bleu. When dining at this one-Michelin-starred restaurant, expect French cuisine with Japanese influences embodying a lovely blend of textures, temperatures, flavors and colors. If you want to fully bask in the vistas of downtown Bangkok, dine alfresco on the cantilevered terrace.

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Coast of Mauro Colagreco

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In December 2021, Côte by Mauro Colagreco received its very first Michelin star and a Michelin Service Award. Sophisticated, elegant and serene, the Capella Bangkok restaurant offers a dining experience inspired by the Riviera. The cuisine served is a contemporary reinterpretation of traditional recipes and the culinary heritage of the French and Italian Riviera.

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Savelberg Thailand

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Here we have another two Michelin star restaurant, Savelberg Thailand. Refined French gastronomy and a selection of exclusive wines, Savelberg Thailand is another restaurant beloved by Bangkokians. Step into a world of European charm and indulge in high-quality cuisine prepared by chef Henk Savelberg here.

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Allium Bangkok

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The award-winning French restaurant The Allium Bangkok concludes our list. Located within the Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection hotel in Bangkok, this restaurant serves modern French cuisine prepared in the open kitchen, providing diners with an intimate and personal dining experience.

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