Thai Food

Thai Regional Foods

Central Region

Food from the Central Region is made with several exotic ingredients thanks to the fertility of the region, and employs a complex blend of tastes - sour, sweet, salty and spicy which are harmoniously combined in all of the region's cuisine. It is exquisitely marked by its extraordinary attention not only to the taste, but also to the preparation and presentation of food. Many dishes from the region are widely known and well liked by food lovers all around the globe.

Tom Yum Kung - Central Region

Tom Yum Kung

A world-wide famous dish and one of the most iconic menus of Thai food. The soup has a great blend between sourness, spiciness, and refreshing scent of Thai herbs. All of these plus the meaty fresh shrimp and the aroma of "Nam Prik Phao" (Thai Chilli Paste), the menu can easily become a favourite Thai dish of food enthusiasts all around the world.
Kaeng Keaw Wan - Central Region

Kaeng Keaw Wan

Mild taste coconut curry with characteristic green colour, hence the name literally translated as "sweet green curry". The menu uses green curry paste made from green chili, galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime skin, and fermented shrimp paste, cooked with coconut milk until airing tremendous sweet scent. The curry can be cooked with pork, beef, or chicken. The curry gets along perfectly well with warm cooked rice and fermented rice noodle "kanom jeen". You can try authentic chicken green curry recipe in Bangkok at Coconut Palm Restaurant at Tha Tien, Maharaj Road.
Massaman - Central Region


Muslim style curry with mild taste. It has an aromatic odor from spices and curry powder, and oily taste from coconut milk, with chicken and potatoes braised until tender and has pungent aroma. If you want to try authentic recipe Massaman in Bangkok, Mae Noi Restaurant at Din So Road is highly recommend.
Kamon Jeen Sao Nam - Central Region

Kamon Jeen Sao Nam

A dish with refreshing flavour is perfect for hot weather of Thailand. It is made from fermented rice noodle or "kanom jeen" topped with creamy coconut milk that gets along very well with the sweetness from sugar and pineapple, slightly salty taste from ground dry shrimp and preserved garlic. Paula Pop Restaurant offers the menu with genuine taste, if you would like to try, make a visit to the restaurant at the Esplanade Ratchada.