Gaggan: cutting-edge molecular Indian cuisine

Gaggan has surprisingly announced that this restaurant the world’s fourth highest rated had close its doors in Bangkok on August 24.

Gaggan Bangkok is located on a quiet, simple side lane off Langsuan Road ( ถนนหลังสวน), just the continuation of Chit Lom Alley ( ซอยชิดลม), as soon as crossed Phloen Chit Road ( ถนนเพลินจิต), in an eye-catching white colonial building. However, make certain to book in advance if you want to taste the delights on offer. 

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Gaggan at side lane off Soi Langsuan. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

Behind these doors is some of the boldest Indian food of Calcutta, which, incidentally, is the home town of cook Gaggan Anand, the author behind the remarkable dishes. His qualifications are impressive: food preparation for Bill Clinton as well as interning at the world-famous El Bulli in Spain, prior to eventually opening the doors to the dining establishment that shares his name in late 2010.

Gaggan has come to be worldwide renowned for its surprising food that is designed to stun individuals as well as their senses with some out of the box tastes. You will certainly be surprised by every dish you order. Ever since his cutting-edge molecular Indian cuisine has been delighting restaurant-goers in Bangkok. There is a good buzz to Gaggan. The restaurant takes control of the entire residence, with seating both upstairs and downstairs. By far one of the most required tables is that to the left-hand side as you get in, which offers a home window into the kitchen area where you can see the cooking team at work.

Inside the style is kept straightforward with subtle whites as well as beiges, but the exterior balcony has bolder touches with neon purple lighting, turquoise spreads paddings and candle lights shimmering along the balustrade. It’s an excellent mix of posh as well as casual.

The most popular current option at Gaggan is the 25-course tasting menu. It arranges the dishes as well as truly showcases of the best Anand’s skill and understanding and incorporates some extraordinary recipes using oysters and foie gras. The ingredients are personally brought from all over the world, and also you can truly taste the quality.

There are specific dining establishments that make molecular dining appear like a trick, however one mouthful of Gaggan’s foam disagreements that; it actually is amazing that so much flavor can be packed into something so airy.

The Gaggan dining experience is exceptional as each of the tables moves at a different pace through the tasting menu course. You may be enjoying the music one moment and may be asked by the server to lick your plate the very next moment. Yes, it is such a one-of-a-kind place, but if you want to enjoy it, you have to be aware that Gaggan has announced that he’ll close the restaurant on June 2020, since he maintains that projects have an “expiration date”.

The staff truly keeps afloat the diners’ interest for the food, with hosts to improve your expertise of the food as well as preparation strategy, and also cook Gaggan takes time out to chat briefly with everybody. If you are fortunate you might also spend a couple of minutes inside the kitchen to see how they prepare these unbelievable recipes. As tasting food selections there are likewise some re-created Indian classic dishes on the menu.

Supper at Gaggan is delightful and surprising, transforming your pre-conceived beliefs about Indian food.