Centara Hotels is known for its range of affordable accommodations in prime locations and amazing restaurants. These amazing restaurants are so because they serve up unique Thai dishes that can’t be found everywhere. Here are some delicious finds in Centara properties for you to check out on your next trip!
Centara hotels are located in a true foodie’s paradise-Thailand! Thai cuisine is famous all around the world for its heavenly flavours, heady fragrances and of course, its spicy kick! Fortunately, Centara Hotels & Resorts is not only Thailand’s leading hotel operator. It is also home to some of the country’s top restaurants. Centara’s talented chefs source local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients to start with. These ingredients are then given a special twist to create mouth-watering, irresistible dishes.
For those who can’t get enough of spicy Thai food, here is a selection of Centara’s most unmissable dishes…
Crispy Red Tilapia with Betel Leaves
Where: Suan Bua, Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok
Ever heard of the traditional Thai dish of miang kum? It involves filling betel leaves with a selection of condiments to create delicious bite-sized parcels. Each parcel will have a delightful blend of flavours and textures. This up-market version features red tilapia, an exquisite freshwater fish. The fish is is deep-fried to give it a wonderfully crispy skin while leaving the meat soft and succulent. This is accompanied with peanuts, roasted coconut, dried shrimp, lime, chilli, ginger, shallots and a delicious dipping sauce.
About the hotel: Discover a different side of Bangkok at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok. Unwind in an urban resort-style ambience by day, then chill out with fantastic food and rooftop drinks after dark.
Thai Green Curry
Where: Centara Grand at CentralWorld
Thai green curry is one of the world’s most desired dishes. This colourful curry is given even greater depth by using locally-sourced beef shank from Kamphaeng Saen. The beef shank is braised until it falls off the bone, creating a dish with incredible richness and tenderness. Blended with the exquisite Thai flavours of lemongrass, tamarind, turmeric, coconut and kaffir lime, this is a light yet wonderfully rich curry.
About the hotel: Centara Grand at CentralWorld is a haven of gastronomy, with nine exceptional restaurants, bars and lounges. This includes breathtaking rooftop venues and a dedicated Champagne Bar. It’s no wonder that this locale is a Bangkok icon!
Grilled Tiger Prawn Sala Salad
Where: Sa-Nga, Centara Reserve Samui
Thai tapas is a culinary concept that is sweeping the world. The cuisine lends itself perfectly to being enjoyed in light, bite-sized snacks. This contemporary grilled tiger prawn salad simply solidifies this. The highly-skilled chefs at Sa-Nga source the finest and freshest tiger prawns. These are then grilled and served with caramel honeycomb, green oil and tamarind sauce to create an incredible taste sensation.
About the hotel: Ready to chill by the shimmering sea at a secluded end of Chaweng Beach? Centara Reserve Samui is an oasis of luxury and a haven of contemporary cuisine. Sa-Nga specializes in authentic Thai flavours with a modern twist.
Grilled Thai Beef Salad
Where: Suan Bua, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin
In Thailand, salads are elevated to amazing new levels. One of the country’s most popular recipes, yam nuea (Thai beef salad) is refreshing yet spicy. This is paired with a delectable blend of crisp vegetables, chilis and a fiery dressing. At Suan Bua, the elegant Thai restaurant at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, talented Thai chefs use prime beef sirloin. The beef is grilled to perfection, resulting in a dish that simply melts in the mouth.
About the hotel: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin exudes an ambience of Thai grace and elegance. Suan Bua is the signature Thai restuarant here. Diners can savour authentic local gastronomy in a stylish white pavilion, overlooking the pool.
Northern Thai-Style “Khao Soi” Curry
Where: Oasis, Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya
Fancy trying the world’s best soup? In 2022, foodie website TasteAtlas placed the northern Thai classic, khao soi, at the top of its “50 Best Soups” list. But you don’t need to visit Chiang Mai to try this supremely satisfying dish. The chefs at Oasis blend a rich red curry sauce with local free-range chicken and egg noodles. This is paired with pickled condiments to balance the flavours.
About the hotel: Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya is a paradise for families. This shoreside property is perfect for kids. Why? Enter Lost World water park! Everyone can explore new epicurean experiences at four restaurants and bars.
Which Thai dish do you love the most? Are you inclined towards milder, aromatic options? Or do you have an adventurous palate, seeking out the spiciest offerings from the menu? At Centara, the talented chefs are skilled at customising each dish according to your preferences.
For more information about Centara, please visitwww.centarahotelsresorts.com.