We’ve known about Chef for a while now. So it’s not a big surprise to find his ‘Progressive Insian Cuisine’ restaurant bag the top spot on recently announced for 2015. This is the second year running a Bangkok restaurant has won the award, with ‘s Nahm Restaurant winning the title in 2014.
The best restaurant in Asia resides in a white washed colonial house smack bang in Bangkok. But make no mistake; this is not where you go for your butter chicken fix., chef-patron of Gaggan, propelled to international stardom when he landed the 17th spot (and highest new entry award) on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2014 and his meteoric rise is best explained by a dinner feast on one of 3 multi-course tasting menus (1,800 bht, 2,800 bht and 4,000 bht). Leveraging on his 6-month stage at el bulli, the Kolkata native takes creative liberties with his progressive Indian cuisine, dispatching a series of small plates that tease the palates with a mélange of Indian and international flavours. Yoghurt is served on a spoon as a sphere while onion chutney makes an appearance with foiegras mousse sandwiched between light-as-air onion “baguette”.’s passion for all things Japanese also comes to the fore with his matcha tea cake with mascarpone cream, vanilla salt and a hint of fresh wasabi. Advance reservation is required.
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68/1 Soi Langsuan, Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Bangkok 10330 | 66-2- 652 1700 |www.eatatgaggan.com