Embark on a Thai culinary adventure at basil with Chef Kesinee. Her new regional set menus include Isaan Explorer, an introduction to the authentic cuisine of Thailand’s northeast.
The northeast consists of 18 culturally diverse provinces collectively known locally as Isaan. Loved all over Thailand, the distinctive regional cuisine is known for its liberal use of chilies and fresh herbs.
At basil, diners can enjoy a choice of 3 or 4-course set menus of authentic local dishes. Appetizers include the renowned dish of som tam ruam gai yang – spicy green papaya salad with grilled chicken, coconut palm heart and green apple, or kor moo yang – grilled marinated pork neck with chili dip. There is also tom saeb neau – a delicious hot and sour spicy beef soup with Thai herbs and mushrooms, and three main course dishes to choose from; gaeng nor mai gai – sour bamboo red curry with chicken and sweet basil; nam tok neau – spicy beef salad with chili and shallots; and pad pak boong – stir fried morning glory. The authentic Isaan set lunch ends with a dessert of crepe bai toey – pandan flavored crepes with caramelized shredded coconut and mango ice cream.
Set lunch menus at basil; 3 courses, THB 750++ or 4 courses, THB 890++.
basil also offers a daily changing lunchtime curry buffet includes a choice of appetizers, a noodle bar dishes, main curries, and desserts. Highlights are gaeng kiew wan neau – green curry with beef, eggplant and basil, gaeng karee moo – yellow curry with pork and potatoes, as well as sautéed mixed vegetables, and enticing desserts such as mango and sticky rice.
The curry buffet is THB 720++ including one coffee or tea.
The newly refurbished basil is an award-winning Thai restaurant with a fresh dining concept that highlights the incredible diversity, high quality ingredients, and authentic flavors of Thai cuisine from four distinct regions; the central plains, the north, northeast and the south. Exciting menus revisit classics and also present intriguing less well-known dishes. Enticing appetizers, fragrant soups and curries, and traditional desserts are served with genuine warmth in basil’s stylish contemporary setting.
Discover a taste of Thailand’s four regions at basil.
The set lunch of regional Thai cuisine and the curry buffet is available Monday to Friday.
The Grande Club and SPG members enjoy special privileges. Price excludes 10% service charge and 7% government tax.
For reservations, please call 02 6498366 or email dining.sgs@luxurycollect