Hidden between the narrow busy streets and hard to find even by locals, the Issaya Siamese Club is one of the most interesting Thai restaurants near Rama IV Road. Located in a charming 100 years old house with elements that will surely take you back in time, the restaurant is the perfect place for a couple of friends wanting to catch up or a romantic private dining experience. One of the elements that make this place so unique is the fact that it’s packed with people of all kinds, expats, tourists, locals, all with one idea in mind: to savor the superb Thai dishes this sweet place has to offer.
Once you step in you will immediately notice what makes it different from the others, perhaps it’s the wooden verandah or the old fashioned staircase that catch your attention, for others it might be the exceptional service or the friendly chef. The tropical garden is also one of the reasons why you should visit this place as it’s a place many guests gather to enjoy a drink before they dine. The house itself is a mystery and the service is kind enough to let anybody there explore it fully. You can go through the small salons, go upstairs, admire the view and let yourself immerse in this building’s colorful history. After you’ve finished, sit back and relax on the velvet sofas.
The food here are just as an adventure as the restaurant itself, with a menu written both in Thai and English you will be able to order a mix of dishes and discover more flavors than you would have with a classic meal. You will encounter moderately spicy dishes with a contemporary twist that will allow you to discover newer and more surprising tastes with each bite. Don’t forget to try the chef recommendation that consist in the Yum Hua Plee for a distinct aroma, the Tdom Klong Seafood for a taste of the ocean or the Double Boiled Beef Short Rib for a tangy bite of meat that melts in your mouth. Other dishes worth mentioning are the Poo Nim Tod Kai Kem which consists in a soft shell crab with a salty egg sauce or, if you prefer to indulge in sweeter flavours the Coconut Panacotta or the Kanom Dok Mali are just wonderful desserts. Whatever you choose, Issaya Restaurant will surely surprise you and you will not forget the delightful moments you spent here.