Chilling out with a cone

Thailand December 30, 2015 10:24

By THE NATION

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Up &Above Bar at The Okura Prestige Bangkok is serving a range of Kakigori Okura snow cones ...



BANGKOK
Chilling out with a cone
Up &Above Bar at The Okura Prestige Bangkok is serving a range of Kakigori Okura snow cones to cool down Thai patrons and celebrate Japan’s chilly winter. Each snow cone is skilfully shaped and presented with a choice of delicious flavoured toppings: Japanese strawberry, coconut, sparkling pear, yuzu or matcha green tea with red bean. They’re available through the end of March and are priced from Bt250. Call (02) 687 9000 or e-mail: fb@okurabangkok.com.
 
Italian by design
Start 2016 on the right foot with a delicious weekend brunch at Theo Mio, the Italian restaurant at InterContinental Bangkok. Available from January 9 onwards, the brunch features such favourites as bruschetta al pomodoro (grilled sourdough bread with tomatoes, basil and olive oil), porchetta (roast pork belly), a fine selection of pizzas and scrumptious desserts like Tiramisu and Lemon Tart. Free flow Prosecco as well as red and white wines will be served along with soft drinks and mocktails including the special “Sunkissed cocktail”. The brunch is priced at Bt1,288 and is served on both Saturdays and Sundays from 11.30am to 2pm. Call (02) 656 0444 extension 6273 or visit www.Bangkok.InterContinental.com.
 
Bollywood countdown
Countdown in style tomorrow night at the Bangkok Hotel Lotus Sukhumvit’s Coco’s Café, which is hosting an exclusive New Year’s Eve party on the theme “The Great Bollywood Tamasha”. The event, which runs from 6 until late, costs from Bt1,850 (adult) and Bt900 (children) and includes an extravagant international buffet, exclusive access to the pool party as well as to the Beer garden and Ice bar. The entertainment is provided by Sarang Beats and covers everything from K-Pop to Bollywood. Book a table at (02) 610 0111 extension 4900.
 
So in love
This February, celebrate the month of love at So Spa. Perched on the 11th floor of Sofitel So Bangkok overlooking the infinity pool and Lumpini Park, the spa is offering a So Valentine promotion featuring a Rosy Body Scrub, Rose Oil Massage and Pure Light Mini Facial at Bt8,900 per couple. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Call (02) 624 0000 or |e-mail: H6835-TH2@Sofitel.com. 
 
PATTAYA
Room at the top
The new high-end leader in Na Jomtien, Movenpick Siam Hotel Pattaya, has announced an exclusive opening offer where guests will enjoy the finest Swiss hospitality and stunning direct beachfront surrounds at the very special rate of Bt4,999 a night. The offer is valid until March 31. Find out more at www.Movenpick-Pattaya.com.
 
Chile in the sun
Enjoy an evening of fine food created by the master chef of the Sheraton Pattaya Resort and a selection of equally fine Chilean wines and drinks on January 14 at the resort’s Infiniti Restaurant. The menu includes a range of canapes featuring asparagus and mushrooms with mozzarella, lobster and prawn bisque tart, cod fillet, Australian beef with carrot puree and lamb with curry. The Chilean Evening runs from 6 to 8pm and is priced at Bt990. Reserve a place at (038)259 888 or |e-mail:info.pattaya@starwoodhotels.com.