Festive Celebrations At The Okura Prestige Bangkok

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The Okura Prestige Bangkok is celebrating the 2021 festive season with a mesmerising culinary offers and highlights.

From 15 November 2021, La Pâtisserie unveils its 2021 Festive Hampers featuring signature Christmas stolen cake, home-made fruitcake and more.

This year, The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s festive hampers come in a fabulously crafted wooden box, beautifully wrapped in delicate Japanese fabrics featuring an ‘origami crane’ pattern.

The Japanese word ‘origami,’ is a combination of the words ‘ori,’ meaning to fold, and ‘kami,’ meaning paper. Japanese origami began in the 6th century when the cost of paper was high; hence origami was used for religious and ceremonial purposes. In Japan, the crane is considered a spiritual bird and is believed to live for a thousand years. It represents good fortune and longevity and is a symbol of happiness.

This year, the ‘Tezukuri’ Festive Hamper which means hand-crafted, comes in two-collections for guests to choose from.

The ‘Tezukuri’ Hamper Collection I offer a selection of delightful home-made items and personalised treats. Highlight of home-made jam include apple and yuzu, kimuji and melon, and lychee and sakura, whilst the delicate artisan snacks include matcha chocolate coated with macadamia, chocolate rice crispy, and Japanese savoury mixed nuts. In addition, the Tezukuri’ Festive Hamper also includes a ‘Celebration Box’ do-it-yourself beverage, through which guests can enjoy being a mixologist and craft their own drink. The hamper is completed with a one-of-a-kind ‘The Okura Prestige Dining Journey Calendar’ by talented local artist; Atelier Pakawan.

Whilst the Tezukuri’ Festive Hamper Collection II similarly comes with delightful home-made jams, a selections of artisan snacks and a crafted ‘The Okura Prestige Dining Journey Calendar’, this collection also includes a spectacular ‘The Okura Dining Set,’ offering two sharing-plate and two chopsticks rest-set.

Both ‘Tezukuri’ hamper collections are priced at Baht 4,888 net per set.

As well as the Festive Hamper Collections, La Pâtisserie also offers a choice of ‘Celebrations DIY Boxes,’ the ‘Booze DIY Series,’ and the ‘Non-Alcoholic DIY Series.’ The ‘Booze DIY Series’ comprises of seasonal Spiked Tropical, Evergreen Fizz, Lady Violette, and Gin and Tonic; whilst the ‘Non-Alcoholic DIY Series’ is presented with a Virgin Gin and Tonic. The ‘Booze DIY Series’ is priced at Baht 690 net per box and the ‘Non-Alcoholic DIY Series’ is priced at Baht 590 net per box.

These luxurious seasonal hampers full of quality artisanal goodies makes perfect gifts for family, friends and business associates. They are available for order and purchase from 15 November 2021 to 15 January 2022 at La Pâtisserie.

For more information and orders, please call 02 687 9000 or email fb.concierge@okurabangkok.com

Osechi – The renowned ‘Osechi Ryori’ jubako box crafted by Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara is available on a limited request of only 30 sets.

The exclusive sets are carefully crafted and contain delicacies that represent good health, fertility, happiness and longevity. The jubako box of Osechi Ryori will be available to order from 15 November to 28 December 2021 at Yamazato Restaurant. It is priced at Baht 9,500 net per box with prepayment required to secure and confirm the order before 28 December 2021. Available for pick-up on 31 December 2021 from 14:00 to 18:00 hrs.

For more information and orders, please call 02 687 9000 or email yamazato@okurabangkok.com

The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s festive culinary highlights include:

Festive Afternoon Tea

Up & Above Restaurant and Bar reveals a fabulous shades-of-autumn Koyo Afternoon Tea for two that captures perfectly the jolly festive mood with assorted Japanese sweet and savoury seasonal treats.

Highlights of ‘Koyo’ afternoon tea include themed macarons, carrot & cream cheese cake, orange bavarois & chocolate cremeaux, marujyu sweet potato tartlet, chocolate bon bon and traditional scones with candied kumquat scones served with artisanal clotted cream and preserves. Savoury choices include foie gras macaron, fig compote and duck rillettes, and mango chutney tartlet.

These scrumptious treats are best relished with a cup of premium coffee or a freshly brewed Mariage Frères tea.

Up & Above Restaurant and Bar’s fabulous ‘Koyo’ Afternoon Tea is available daily from now to 31 December 2021 from 12:00 to 17:00 hrs.

Venue:                         Up & Above Restaurant and Bar

Time:               12:00 – 17:00 hrs. daily from now – 31 December 2021

Price:               Baht 1,600++ inclusive of coffee or tea for 2 persons 

Christmas Eve (Friday, 24 December 2021)

Up & Above Restaurant and Bar – Christmas Eve is the perfect time to celebrate and feast with family and friends, capturing the seasonal joy of Christmas together.

Up & Above Restaurant and Bar presents an extensive Christmas Eve themed dinner buffet to ignite the magnificent festivity. This unforgettable culinary celebration includes stuff capon with foie gras; roasted sickling pig; salmon wellington with yoghurt dill sauce; roast Australian T-bone; Champagne glazed honey ham; herb crusted lamb with Sancho lamb jus; and more.

A gift to seafood lovers is all-time favourite sushi and sashimi selections and succulent seafood on-ice such as lobster; oysters; king crab; mussels and prawns, while a magical evening ends on a sweet note with a fantastic selection of delicious and delightful festive desserts.

Guest may choose to dine in the restaurant’s elegant indoor area or enjoy cool breezes and fresh air while dining al fresco on the terrace with a magnificent view of Bangkok’s skyline.

Enhance the seasonal joy and festivities with mellow and chill-out live entertainment from 18:00 to 22:00.

In addition to this succulent feast, guest may enjoy an overnight stay package when dining for two persons at the Up & Above Restaurant and Bar. It is the perfect way to ignite the festivity mood with family and loved ones.

Time:               18:00 – 22:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 4,200++ per person with free flow of bubbles, wine and non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 3,200++ per person with non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 1,600++ per child aged 4 – 11

Baht 3,100++ per two persons for a one-night stay package inclusive of breakfast (one-night stay package only applicable with Christmas Eve buffet dinner package at the Up & Above Restaurant and Bar) 

Yamazato – At The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s award-wining Michelin Guide’s selection signature Japanese restaurant, Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara celebrates Christmas with a succulent ‘Kurisumasu’ Kaiseki lunch, a wonderful ‘Kurisumasu’ Kaiseki dinner experience and seasonal Teppanyaki selections.

Relish the season of joy and festivity through a traditional Japanese Kaiseki dinner experience staring ‘soft roe fritter and simmered abalone’ served with pickled myoga, and broad bean with monkfish liver vinegar. Also enjoy assorted premium ‘sashimi’ including fresh tuna and tuna belly, shrimp, flounder, yellowtail and sea snail.

Follow with scrumptious savoury treats such as ‘grilled black cod and Hokkaido scallop’  served with pumpkin with white miso Hollandaise sauce, garnished with star-shaped paprika, Japanese Sansho pepper, elingi mushroom, asparagus, and parsley; ‘wagyu sukini’ with shiitake mushroom’ with onion, star-shaped carrot, endamame, ginger and starchy soy milk served with a choice of hot or cold soba noodles.

End this mesmerising moments on an elegant note with the delightful ‘strawberry and melon with honey brandy jelly’ accompanied by dried persimmon and butter black syrup.

Time:               11:30 – 14:30 hrs. for lunch

18:00 – 22:30 hrs. for dinner

Price:               Baht 1,800++ per person for Kurisumasu Kaiseki lunch experience

Baht 4,500++ per person for Kurisumasu Kaiseki dinner experience

Baht 3,700++ per person for Kurisumasu Teppanyaki dinner experience

Baht 900 ++ per child aged 4 – 11 (Kurisumasu Kaiseki lunch)

Elements inspired by Ciel Bleu – Cherish magnificent moments with your loved one on Christmas Eve with an exquisite ‘guestronomy dining journey’ at Elements inspired by Ciel Bleu – where every dish is treasured.

Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Sprinkle your Christmas with sparkling moments of romance through an impeccable presentation of French cuisine offering incredible Japanese influences.  The carefully crafted six-course dinner experience includes chutoro served with oyster, hijiki and dashi; foie gras served with brioche, pear la Francaise and wild honey; Kristal caviar served with potato,  celeriac and pommes soufflé; and the succulent mouth-watering Satsuma wagyu served with pommes Dauphine, shallot and truffle.

Conclude this mesmerising Christmas Eve dinner journey with beautifully-crafted delicate Fuji apple with genmaicha and bee-pollen.

Guests will be able to toast the festive season with a sunset glass of Champagne during the dinner, after which those taking advantage of the special offer of an overnight stay in a lavish Deluxe room with breakfast for two included.

Time:               18:00 – 22:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 5,900++ per person for the six-course dinner experience with a glass of Champagne

Baht 14,900++ per two persons for the Elements Experience with a one-night stay in a Deluxe Room

Christmas Day (Sunday, 25 December 2021)

Up & Above Restaurant and Bar – Treat family and loved ones to a lavish festive feast on Christmas Day at Up & Above Restaurant and Bar at The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

Enjoy scrumptious and delicious Yatai and Izakaya selections in a ‘Christmas Evening in Kyoto themed’ with a live band to enhance the festivities. Highlight includes roasted leg of lamb; 48-hours braised wagyu brisket; kurobuta pork ribs; pan-seared seabass in yuzu cream sauce; and more.

At the Yatai and Izakaya stations a connoisseur’s include yakitory and katsu; donburi with hot smoked salmon; udon and oden soup; okonomiyaki and takoyaki and many other treats. In addition, the ‘Christmas Evening in Kyoto’ themed buffet also serves up all-time favourite sushi and sashimi and fresh seafood on-ice such as oysters, prawns, crab and razor clams.

Guests may opt between a sophisticated Japanese indoor setting or dine al fresco on the terrace overlooking Bangkok’s skyline.

Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Whilst enjoy the delightful Christmas feast, guest may easily take advantage of the festive mood by enjoying a one-night stay at The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s luxurious Deluxe Room when dining for two persons at Up & Above Restaurant and Bar.

Time:               18:00 – 22:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 3,900++ per person with free flow of bubbles, wine and non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 2,900++ per person with non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 1,950++ per child aged 4 – 11

Baht 3,100++ per two persons for a one-night stay package inclusive of breakfast (one-night stay package only applicable with buffet dinner package at Up & Above Restaurant and Bar)

Yamazato – Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara invites guests to celebrate a merry Christmas with his magnificently crafted ‘Kurisumasu’ Kaiseki lunch, ‘Kurisumasu’ Kaiseki dinner experience and famous Teppanyaki selections at The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s Michelin Guide’s selection signature Japanese restaurant.

Start the festive feasting with the ‘Kurismumasu’ Kaiseki lunch. It includes various delicacies such as  ‘simmered scallop and shrimp’ served with tomato, avocado, star-shaped okra and fermented bonito guts mixed with egg yolk; and assorted fresh ‘sashimi’ including tuna, tuna belly, yellowtail, flounder, sweet shrimp and surf clam. Followed by ‘grilled Spanish mackerel’ with mushroom and soy-milk cream sauce, garnished with star-shaped paprika, flying fish roe, myoga and simmered sweet potato; ‘simmered daikon radish with minced salmon ball’ served with edamame, carrot, leek, shitake mushroom and ginger; and superbly crispy ‘shrimp, oyster and vegetables tempura.’

Conclude a fantastic meal fabulously in Japanese style with ‘simmered rice with sea beam and salmon roe’ served with honewort and ginger together with miso soup and pickles on the side; and cleanse the palette with delightful ‘cheese mousse’ with soy bean powder, matcha sauce, strawberry and red bean.

Time:               11:30 – 14:30 hrs. for lunch

18:00 – 22:30 hrs. for dinner

Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Price:               Baht 1,800++ per person for Kurisumasu Kaiseki lunch experience

Baht 4,500++ per person for Kurisumasu Kaiseki dinner experience

Baht 3,700++ per person for Kurisumasu Teppanyaki dinner experience

Baht 900 ++ per child aged 4 – 11 (Kurisumasu Kaiseki lunch)

Elements inspired by Ciel Bleu – The renowned Michelin one-star restaurant, Elements inspired by Ciel Bleu unveils the magic of Christmas with a carefully crafted six-course dinner experience offering magnificent French cuisine with Japanese influences.

A Christmas journey of culinary savoir faire includes scrumptious foie gras and brioche with pear la Francaise and wild honey; Kristal caviar served with potato, celeriac and pommes soufflé; Hokkaido scallop with negi, furikake and sea grape; and to-die-for tender Satsuma wagyu with pommes Dauphine, shallot and truffle.

Guests are invited to dine al fresco on the terrace and relish against the beautiful backdrop of Bangkok’s skyline. Enjoy enchanting moments with loved ones whilst experiencing enduring ‘guestronomy dining journey,’ as you toast the festive season with a glass of Champagne during dinner.

Create lasting memories with your loved one with an overnight stay in a lavish Deluxe Room, inclusive of breakfast for two persons. After all, indulgence is what Christmas is all about.

Time:               18:00 – 22:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 5,900++ per person for the six-course dinner experience with a glass of Champagne

Baht 14,900++ per two persons for the Elements Experience with one-night stay on Deluxe Room

Festive Sunday Brunch (Sunday, 26 December 2021 and Sunday, 2 January 2022)

Up & Above Restaurant and Bar – Enter into the indulgent spirit of the season with the  Festive Sunday Brunch on Boxing Day (26 December) at Up & Above Restaurant and Bar from 12:00 hrs. to 15:00 hrs. This unforgettable festive feast includes fresh seasonal seafood on-ice such as king-crab, oysters, lobster, mussels and more.

Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Other highlights of this Christmas feast include scrumptious foie gras served with yomogi brioche, balsamic reduction and fig chutney; spaghetti with river prawn, ikura Hokkaido and miso crustacean sauce; roasted porterhouse steak; porcetta with forest mushroom stuffing; salmon wellington; tender lamb rack; and more.

The festivity feast also includes the famous sushi and sashimi selections and seasonal MOF  artisanal cheeses served with charcuterie, house cured and smoked Norwegian salmon and more.

Complete your Sunday ease by treating yourself and a loved one to a one-night stay in a lavish Deluxe Room inclusive of breakfast for two persons.

Time:               12:00 – 15:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 4,500++ per person with free flow celebration bubbly, wine and non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 3,500++ per person with free flow non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 1,750++ per child aged 4 -11

Baht 4,600++ per two persons for a one-night stay package inclusive of breakfast (one-night stay package only applicable with buffet dinner package at Up & Above Restaurant and Bar)

Ignite the New Year’s Eve celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok (Friday, 31 December 2021)

Bring 2021 to a perfect end and welcome the New Year with renewed sparkle in the luminous setting of The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

Gather with your nearest and dearest, and light up the start of 2022 with joy at the hotel’s exquisite outdoor swimming pool overlooking the bright lights of downtown Bangkok.

Ignite the New Year’s Eve celebration at The Okura Prestige Bangkok welcomes guests for a Baht 1,000 net per person entrance fee – covering the countdown celebration only and inclusive of a celebratory glass of bubbly. Lounge tables are also available for the ‘Countdown Celebration’ for guests reserved through a bottle package only.

Fantastic live entertainment offering mellow and merrily feel whilst looking over the magnificent skyline of Bangkok, surely an evening to remember.Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Time:               22:00 – 01:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 1,000 net per person for guests joining the countdown celebration only inclusive of a celebration glass of bubbles

Up & Above Restaurant and Bar – Welcome the arrival of 2022 with family, friends and loved ones at the lavish Up & Above Restaurant and Bar. Set the year off with a culinary treats and an extravagant buffet that includes the all-time favourite wagyu short ribs; lamb rack; snow-fish wellington; pork tomahawk; red label chicken; succulent 270-days aged Australian beef cheeks and more.

Other tasty treats include a scrumptious selection of sushi and sashimi stations also complement  fresh seafood on-ice such as lobster, Taraba crab, and selection of oysters.

In addition to the extensive connoisseur buffet, Executive Chef Sebastiaan Hoogewerf and Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara will demonstrate the Japanese traditional art of live cutting of a whole fresh tuna.

Savour a memorable evening of sophisticated live entertainment and magnificent food and drink in a mellow setting under glittering lights of Bangkok. Live entertainment starts from 18:00 to 21:00 hrs.

Time:               18:00 – 23:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 5,500++ per person with free flow celebration bubbly, wine and non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 4,500++ per person with free flow non-alcoholic beverages

Baht 2,250++ per child aged 4 -11

Baht 4,600++ per two persons for a one-night stay package inclusive of breakfast (one-night stay package only applicable with buffet dinner package at the Up & Above Restaurant and Bar with complimentary access to the Countdown Celebrations at the Pool Terrace and a glass of celebration bubbly per person)

Yamazato – Celebrate New Year’s Eve by treating those you love to authentic Japanese cuisine at Yamazato, The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s award-wining Michelin Guide’s selection signature Japanese restaurant.

Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara crafts a mouth-watering Oshōgatsu New Year’s Eve style Kaiseki lunch, a wonderful Kaiseki dinner experience and scrumptious Teppanyaki selections to mark this special occasion.

Begins the elegant Kaiseki dinner experience with a sophisticated Japanese ‘amuse bouche platter’ followed by delightful fresh ‘sashimi’ of tuna, yellowtail, red shrimp and sea snail. Move on to spectacular ‘white warehou with miso and wagyu teriyaki’ garnished with pickled turnip and simmered chestnut; and end the succulent savoury course in traditional Japanese style with ‘Sarashina soba noodles with kakiage tempura of sakura shrimp’ served with shiitake mushroom and onion. Conclude this special evening on a sweet note with delicate ‘matcha warabi mochi’ and assorted fruits.

In addition to his renowned Kaiseki menus, Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara also crafts scrumptious Teppanyaki dinner experience that includes abalone, lobster and a choice of delicious Satsuma wagyu sirloin or Satsuma wagyu tenderloin; soba noodles with duck garlic flavour; and a refreshing yuzu sherbet and berry desert to conclude the experience.

Time:               11:30 – 14:30 hrs. for lunch

18:00 – 22:30 hrs. for dinner

Price:               Baht 1,800++ per person for Oshōgatsu Kaiseki lunch experience

Baht 3,900++ per person for Oshōgatsu Kaiseki dinner experience

Baht 4,500++ per person for Oshōgatsu Teppanyaki dinner experience

Baht 2,750++ per child aged 4 – 11

Elements inspired by Ciel Bleu – The renowned one-Michelin star restaurant, Elements inspired by Ciel Bleu ignite the evening and bring guests on a mesmerising ‘guestronomy dining journey’ this New Year’s Eve. The celebration includes an eight-course dinner experience that showcases exquisite French cuisine lovingly made with Japanese influences.

The guestronomy dining journey begins with Elements’ signature bites followed by exquisite offerings that include oyster with salicornia, kombucha and anchovis; Ora king salmon served with transmontanus caviar and sea lettuce; Dover sole with kale, Hokkaido ikura and parsley; lobster served with savoy cabbage, kombu and carrot; and the all-time favourite succulent

Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Satsuma wagyu with pommes Dauphine, shallot and truffle. Ending the magnificent meal is a seasonal delight – Japanese strawberry with buttermilk and pistachio to cleanse the palette.

Guests are welcome to dine, enjoy the Bangkok’s skyline and celebrate the evening at an al fresco table, subject to table availability.

New Year’s Eve is a time to cherish the company of family, friends and loved ones, a time to celebrate and look ahead with positivity. There is no better place to create such moments and relish magnificent culinary, fantastic company and fabulous live entertainment that Elements inspired by Ciel Bleu.

Divulge the luminous skyline at Elements’ pool terrace for a glass of Champagne served during the precious moment of twilight to toss the start of a fantastic evening. It is the perfect spot to countdown under the stars and celebrates new beginnings.

Celebrate the seasonal joy with sophisticated live entertainment that will ignite the magic of festivity underneath the stars from 18:30 to 21:30 hrs.

Time:               19:00 – 24:00 hrs.

Price:               Baht 8,500++ per person for the eight-course dinner experience with a glass of Champagne

Baht 21,600++ per person for the eight-course dinner experience with a glass of Champagne  and a one-night stay in a Deluxe Room inclusive of breakfast

New Year’s Day (Saturday, 1 January 2022)

Welcome 2022 with aesthete flair and celebrate new beginnings with family, friends and loved one at The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

Yamazato – Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara invites guests to celebrate the arrival of 2022 with his specialties, an authentic Japanese Oshōgatsu New Year Gozen lunch experience, a Kaiseki dinner experience and scrumptious Teppanyaki selections. This exclusive festive culinary craftsmanship is available on 1 to 2 January 2022 at Yamazato restaurant.

Welcome 2022 with the fabulous Oshōgatsu New Year Gozen lunch experience with ‘assorted osechi’ including Japanese omelet roll,  pink and white colour fish cake, glazed kumquat orange, marinated herring fish roe, simmered scallop and prawn, simmered young sardines with thick sweet soy sauce, and more.

Festive Celebrations at The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Main course starts of the festivities are ‘grilled salmon with sesame’ garnished with pickled turnip and simmered sweet potato; delightful fresh ‘sashimi’ including tuna, yellowtail, sweet shrimp and surf calm. To finish, is a traditionally toothsome Japanese dessert of ‘matcha pudding’ with red bean and egg yolk sauce.

Besides the Japanese Gozen lunch experience, Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara has crafted an unforgettable Oshōgatsu New Year Kaiseki dinner experience that includes a sophisticated  ‘Japanese amuse bouche platter;’ the all-time favourite ‘sashimi’ includes tuna, yellowtail, red shrimp and sea snail; spectacular ‘grilled white warehou with miso and wagyu teriyaki’ garnished with pickled turnip and simmered chestnut; and mouth-watering ‘four-kinds of Nigiri sushi and sushi roll’ served with miso soup and simmered chestnut. End the experience fabulously with traditional Japanese ‘matcha warabi mochi’ and fresh assorted fruits.

Time:               11:30 – 14:30 hrs. for lunch

18:00 – 22:30 hrs. for dinner

Price:               Baht 2,500++ per person for Oshōgatsu Gozen lunch experience

Baht 3,900++ per person for Oshōgatsu Kaiseki dinner experience

Baht 4,500++ per person for Oshōgatsu Teppanyaki dinner experience

Baht 1,800++ per child aged 4 – 11

Mochi Ceremony – The returns of a popular and legendary ritual that takes place once a year, the ‘Mochi Ceremony,’ is a Japanese tradition held to celebrate and welcome the beginning of each year. Guests are invited to join one-fo-a-kind Mochi Rice Cakes ceremony at 16:00 hrs. on 1 January, 2022 at the lavish lobby of The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

Embark of the New Year celebration with this astonishing yet preserve and one-of-a-kind ceremony only at The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

For more information and reservations, please call 02 687 9000 or email fb.concierge@okurabangkok.com

All prices are subject to 10% service charge and 7% government tax.

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