Bangkok’s best brunches on a budget

‘Tis the season for hi-so brunches at mid-so prices. With foodie culture defining our generation, the ideal date begins and ends with the perfect meal. 

These wallet-and-feed-friendly restaurants are a sure way to turn up the holiday cheer and impress bae. Act quickly, though! Some of these deals are only valid until early December. 

1. SC Park Hotel –  ฿520/person

Sales End: 31st December 2020
Valid till: 31st January 2021

The only thing harder than picking an outfit is picking a restaurant. Think of all the food preferences in your friend group: one lives for sushi, another is always craving Pad Thai, and the rest of the group is probably just waiting for someone to decide. 

Seafood on platter
Image credit: @gupaimalaew

We found a solution: SC Park’s International Buffet. Book your celebratory brunch for for ฿520/person (~17USD) as part of their International Lunch Buffet promotion at @22. 

@22 restaurant
With all that natural light flooding in, it’d be almost impossible to get a bad Instagram portrait.
Image credit: Winfried R. on Trip Advisor

S.C. Park Hotel @22
Address: 474 Soi Ramkhamhaeng 39 (Thepleela 1), Plubpla, Wangthonglang, Bangkok 10310
Nearest Train Station: MRT Huai Kwang
Telephone: +66 2 530 0565

2. Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit- ฿580/person

Valid Till: 26th December 2020 

Is Christmas pudding worth risking a longer lunch break? Always. 

From 14th December to 26th December, the Carlton’s Plate Restaurant is offering a four course set lunch for ฿580/person (~19 USD). The menu includes festive options like Christmas pudding, brunch seafood staples, as well as Thai cuisine. 

plates restaurant view
Image credit: TripAdvisor

Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit Plate Restaurant
Address: Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit, 491 Sukhumvit Rd., Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
Nearest Train Station: BTS Asok
Event Hours: 12 PM – 2:30 PM
Telephone: +66 2 090 7888

3. Novotel Sukhumvit 20 – ฿999/person

Valid till: 25th December 2020

The Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20’s Christmas Day brunch at Food Exchange will send you straight into a 1980’s holiday film, complete with roast turkey, Christmas cookies and a visit from Santa Claus. 

cheese wheel at novotel
Image credit: @novotelbangkoksukhumvit20

For our cheese enthusiasts, Food Exchange offers a generous selection of fromage, and vehicles such as bread and crackers, for you to choose from.

fresh oysters at novotel
What is brunch without fresh oysters?
Image credit: @novotelbangkoksukhumvit20

Book your table at the Novotel for ฿999/person (~33 USD).

Novotel Sukhumvit 20 Food Exchange
Address: 19/9 Soi Sukhumvit 20, Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey, 10110 Bangkok
Event Hours: 12PM – 2:30PM
Nearest Train Station: BTS Phrom Phong
Telephone: +66 2 009 4999

4. The Sukhothai Bangkok – ฿980/person 

Early Bird Sale Ends: 10th December 2020
Valid till: 25th December 2020

restaurant view la scala
Image credit: @thesukhothaibangkok

For Instagram-worthy Italian cuisine, head over to The Sukhothai’s La Scala is the spot. 

La Scala Truffle Pizza
The Tartufo Pizza is topped with Winter Black Truffles, house-made Mascarpone and Wild Rocket
Image credit: @cat_covit 

Famous for recreating classic Italian dishes with a modern twist, Chef David Tamburini is offering 2-course and 3-course Christmas lunches ฿980/person (~32 USD) or ฿1,180/person (~39 USD). These sets are available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

The Sukhothai Bangkok La Scala
Address: 13, 3 S Sathorn Rd, Khwaeng Thung Maha Mek, Khet Sathon, Bangkok 10120
Event Hours: 12PM – 3PM
Nearest Train Station: MRT Lumphini
Telephone: +66 2 344 8888


5. The Rembrandt Bangkok- ฿1,295/person

Valid till: 27th December 2020

While a lot of us may be getting into the holiday spirit, companies facing end-of-year work pileup certainly aren’t. For those working on Christmas and New Year’s Day, The Rembrandt’s Mexicano has two alternative dates for the Christmas Brunches

mexicano resturant view
Image credit: @tacofestbkk

Everyone knows breakfast food is good at any time of day. Mexicano is hosting Christmas Eve Night Brunch for ฿1,295/person (~43 USD) . For traditionalists prefer brunch during “brunch hours”, the 2 decade old restaurant is also having a Sparkling Brunch on the 27th December at ฿1,472/person (~49 USD). 

indian dishes at rang mahal

Image credit: @plengpindmn

The Rembrandt’s Indian restaurant, Rang Mahal, is also hosting the Sparkling Brunch promotion on 27th December for ฿1,472/person (~49 USD).  Similarly, the brunch will hold a live turkey carving, live music, and a buffet. 

The Rembrandt Mexicano and Rang Mahal
Address: 19 Sukhumvit Soi 18, Sukhumvit Road, Khlong-Toei, Bangkok, 10110
Event Hours: 7PM – 11PM / 12PM – 3PM
Nearest Train Station: BTS Phrom Phong
Telephone: +66 2 261 7060

6. Amari Watergate Bangkok- ฿950/person

Early Bird Sale Ends: 15th December 2020
Valid till: 25th December 2021

amaya restaurant view
Image credit: Darren Bloggie

Whoever said ,“good things come to those who wait” definitely hasn’t heard of flash sales. Until the 15 December, get 50% off Amari Watergate’s trendy buffet restaurant, Amaya Food Gallery. This Christmas, enjoy the central grilling station, seafood bar, and other live cooking stations for ฿950/person (~31 USD).  

amaya lobster close up
Famous for their lobster, Amaya Food Gallery is the place for seafood lovers to enjoy their favorites at a loveable price.
Image credit: @amayabkk

Amari Watergate Bangkok Amaya Food Gallery
Address: 847 New Petchburi Road Ratchathewi, Bangkok, 10400
Event Hours: 12PM – 3:30PM
Nearest Train Station: BTS Chidlom
Telephone: +66 2 653 9000

7. Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok- ฿1,350/person

Valid till: 26th December

christmas tree kempinski
Image Credit: @cafeteller

Kempinski Hotels are an international symbol of luxury. The Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok even has its own Monopoly game edition. Experience this ultra-luxe hotel’s Christmas Family Lunch at The Addition for the not-so-luxe price of ฿1,350/person (~45 USD) on 5th, 12th, 19th, 24th & 26th December

christmas desserts
Image Credit: @cafeteller

Siam Kempinski Hotel The Addition
Address: 991/9 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330
Event Hours: 12:30PM – 4PM
Nearest Train Station: BTS Siam
Telephone: +66 2 162 9000

8. The Rosewood – ฿1,300/person

Valid till: 1st January 2020

What better place for your “New Year, New Me” post than the super-instagrammable Lakorn European Brasserie at The Rosewood? With big windows and elegant Christmas decorations, this is the perfect backdrop for the first photo of 2021. 

blue restaurant rosewood
The Lakorn European Brasserie’s retro vibes make for great Wes Anderson inspired photos
Image credit: @tanudiary

For ฿1,300/person (~43 USD), enjoy traditional holiday roasts and other brunch favorites – pastries, seafood, and cold cuts – on New Year’s Day. 

colorful sweets white plate
Image credit: @bliss_naomi_27

Read more about The Rosewood here:

The Rosewood Lakorn European Brasserie
Address: 1041 38 Ploenchit Road Pathum Wan, Bangkok, 10330
Event Hours: 7AM – 2PM
Nearest Train Station: BTS Ploenchit
Telephone: +66 2 056 9999

9. Swissotel Bangkok Ratchada – ฿1,530/person

Early Bird Sale Ends: 5th December
Valid till: 1st January

204 bistro brunch
Image credit: @ontcu

Ever wish Christmas was more than just one day? Swissotel delivers something close. 204 Bistro is hosting not only Christmas and New Year’s Day brunches, but also Festive brunches on 6th,13th, and 20th December. But, hurry! This deal is only available until 5th December. Book your seat by calling the hotel directly. 

Winter favorites like eggnog, roast turkey and Christmas ham will be accompanied by Alaskan king crabs and river prawns. Book a seat at 204 Bistro for ฿1,530/person (~43 USD). 

Swissotel Ratchada 204 Bistro
Address: 204 Ratchadapisek Road, Huay Kwang, 10320 Bangkok, Thailand
Event Hours: 12PM – 3PM
Nearest Train Station: MRT Huai Khwang
Telephone: +66 2 694 2222

10. Kimpton Maalai Bangkok – ฿2,236.30/person 

Valid till: 25th December

stockroom restaurant view
Image credit: TripAdvisor

The Kimpton Maalai Bangkok’s Stock.Room’s aesthetic is rustic-chic. 

The new luxury hotel is hosting a brunch buffet at its grocerant, Stock.Room, for ฿2,236.30/person (~74 USD). The restaurant’s motto is “Shop,Graze or DIY”. Famous for its farm-to-table approach and six different kitchens, guests receive the whole “MasterChef” experience. Bonus: its pet-friendly cafe, CRAFT, is right next door. 

eggs bacon toast
Image credit: @torporjai

Kimpton Malai Bangkok Stock.Room
Address: 78 Soi Tonson Lumpini, Pathumwan Bangkok, Thailand 10330
Event Hours: 11:30AM – 3PM
Nearest Train Station: Ratchadamri
Telephone: +66 2 080 0088

Xmas meals around Bangkok

We all have our brunch strategies. Whether yours is sitting by the window for ideal lighting, or close to your favourite  station, we recommend you secure it before heading to the restaurant. Call ahead, and ensure you get the seat you want at the ideal date and time (read: Golden Hour for those snaps)!

Featured images adapted from: @cafeteller @tanudiary

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