Bangkok Garden (@BangkokGardenTO) celebrated and relaunched their newly renovated bar near Elmwood Spa on November 7, 2013. It’s conveniently situated just north of Yonge and Dundas Square on Elm St. in a historic building.
Bangkok Garden is one of four Thai restaurants in Toronto to be awarded the Thai Select Premium designation from the Thai Consulate recognizing the authenticity of the food and outstanding service. They have also been around for over 30 years, introducing Thai cuisine and culture to Torontoians.
Upon entering the restaurant, you have to go up a staircase and you’ll find a very modern and bright renovated bar/ interior with eloquent design of Thai decorations. It offers tapas and beverages from cocktails, beers to martinis.
My friends and I started with a Tom Yum Siam Martini with coconut rum, lychee, thai chili, mint leaf and vodka?
As we walked deeper into the restaurant, it enters their dining area with two floors that’s relatively dimmed. Heavy wood poles and walls and even a little pond near the edge of the floor.
Aside from samples of food from Bangkok Garden, a few local breweries were also found there including Great Lakes Brewery (@GreatLakesBeer), Steam Whistle (@SteamWhistle) and Hogtown Brewers (@HogtownBrewers).
We were able to sample a variety of dishes such as:
- Chicken Satay Skewers
- Pad Thai
- Rice Paper Rolls
- Spicy Soup
- Fried Calamari and chicken – these were my favourite!!
- Fried Shrimp
- Chocolate Chai Mousse + Mango Sticky Rice
In the middle of the night, they also presented a donation of $10,000 to SickKids! Kind contribution to society!
They are open for Lunch and Dinner in a buffet style or a la carte. Also a note that their appetizers are half priced between 5-7PM!
Chicken Satay Skewers
Pad Thai – veggie and chicken
Fried calamari and chicken
“tom yum” soup with chicken, fish balls, chili oil, noodles, coriander. You get to customize your own!
Rice paper wraps – tofu, maybe pork, basil leaf, noodles, soy sauce, veggies
Chocolate Chai Mousse and Mango Sticky Rice