April 7, 2012

Khao Chae at Bangkok hotels in April 2012

It's the season to eat Khao Chae - the traditional Thai summer dish of rice soaked in aromatic iced water which is scented with jasmine or rose, and served with a variety of side dishes and condiments.  Many hotels around the city offer this delicacy during April, but you can also buy it at certain food markets - though it might be difficult to spot them.  Some of the hotels having the specialty Khao Chae as set menu are as follows:

Ambassador Hotel - Am Cafe has Khao chae set at THB 190; also available as part of international buffet from April 9-20 at THB 470 net.

Montien Riverside - The Cafe is having Khao Chae set till April 30 at 200 Baht.

Royal Princess Larn Luang - Princess Cafe has Khao chea set till April 30 for 295 Baht.

Amari Watergate Hotel - Thai On 4 restaurant will serve Khao Chae lunch set until April 15 at 390++ Baht.

Peninsula - The Lobby and Thiptara will serve Khao chae set until April 15 at THB 420++.  The delicacy is also part of the complete Songkran set for THB 1,600++

Four Seasons Hotel - Spice Market has Khao Chae lunch set from April 13-19 for Baht 700++

Sukhothai - Celadon restaurant has Khao Chae set available from April 2-30 at THB 850


Other hotels have the KhaoChae as part of their ongoing buffets:

Royal River Hotel - Fangnam Coffee House will serve Khao Chae as part of international buffet lunch until April 29 at Bht 380++

Swissotel Le Concorde - Fountain Cafe - Khao Chae is part of the buffet lunch and dinner from April 10-17 at THB 450 net (lunch) and THB 666 net (dinner)

Chaophya Park Hotel - Park CafĂ© has Khao Chae as part of the regular buffet lunch during April 2012 at THB 535++

Imperial Queen’s Park - Parkview restaurant is having Khao Chae as part of lunch buffet till April 30th at Baht 599 net

Novotel Bangna - The Square's international buffet will include Khao Chae from April 9-18 at 600+ Baht for lunch, 700+ Baht for dinner and 950+ Baht for Sunday brunch.

Grand Sukhumvit Hotel - Cafe de Nimes - Songkran buffet lunch includes Khao Chae from April 13-17, at THB 650 net

Pathumwan Princess Hotel - Citibistro - Khao Chae is part of international buffet lunch and dinner thru April - THB 890