Le Du: young creative cuisine with Thai roots

Le Du Restaurant ( ร้านอาหารฤดู) has been influencing the culinary scene in Bangkok for many years in an outstanding manner and the word has started to spread now. The cuisine created in this restaurant is seasonal as well as creative which leaves your taste buds wanting more. Some of the conventional Thai dishes are listed on the menu but you may be completed taken by surprise by the Chef Ton and his creative team.

Le Du Restaurant Bangkok
Le Du Restaurant Bangkok at Silom Soi 7. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

Le Du comes from the word ฤดู that means season in Thai (you’ll notice the difference in the pronunciation because it is very common for Thais to pronounce the “r” as an “l”) and is in no way a French name. The restaurant represents young and creative cuisine that has Thai roots and a fusion of many international flavors.

Chef Ton, Head Chef and one of the owners along with Tao, who is also the restaurant manager, worked for many years in several Michelin-starred restaurants in New York City, including Eleven Madison Park and also The Modern.

Le Du restaurant is surely not easy to find. It’s located at Silom Soi 7 ( สีลมซอย) close to Naradhiwat Rajanagarindra Road ( ถนนนราธิวาสราชนครินทร์), a few meters from Chong Nonsi BTS station ( สถานีช่องนนทรี) Exit 4. The location is decently enhanced to make on your own really feel comfy as soon as you step in. The crew as well as chefs are very bright and also kind, speaking excellent English, which aids to explain the menu.

While you are determining what to order, you can delight in some excellent wines from their remarkable cellar chosen by a Chef Ton, who is likewise a licensed sommelier. Checking out the dinner menu, points begin to become really interesting. It’s a short however intriguing list, with each main ingredient listed with the style of meal and secondary active ingredients listed below. Dishes are served smoothly without delay as well as right from the first course, you’ll go from shock to shock … all are definitely tasty and exquisite.

Opt for one of the most logical option to obtain the best of what the chefs have to provide and also pick either the 4-course menu or the 6-course tasting menu, featuring the amazing agricultural bounty of Thailand and also on the centuries-old culinary cultures that have actually taken roots here. Both alternatives can be offered with wine pairing intelligently chosen, from around the world, as well as also those offered by the glass are actually above average, making it a great worth if you seem like tasting a number of crus.

At Le Du, they think Thailand is one of the finest areas on the planet for the finest active ingredients. Moreover they resource only quality components from local farmers who grow their fantastic items with love and also treatment. Then, they blend them with modern cooking techniques and turn them into something tastefully fanciful and extraordinary.