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Take a break from the turkey and enjoy a special Christmas dinner at Chaophraya


Festive meals, spontaneous family gatherings and the inevitable works Christmas dos take place across December at almost every restaurant and bar in the city. Roast turkey, Brussels sprouts and Christmas puddings as far as the eye can see.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. Christmas is a time for having as much fun as possible and spending time with the great people in your life. It should also be about having great food in even greater places.

Chaophraya are here to make your Christmas as glamorous and tasty as can be with a selection of Thai-inspired banquet and lunch party menus to choose from. And with dishes to suit all tastes, you are certain to get a fabulous party in decadent surroundings.

The menus have been created by their executive chef and the culinary team, with distinct signature dishes using classic Thai flavours matched with fantastic cocktails, wines and beers. There are set menus to accommodate small dinners or large parties as well as reasonably priced drinks packages to ensure you don’t break the party budget.

A Chaophraya Christmas is something to experience, creating parties with a difference. The private dining adds an extra touch of class to your gathering and a unique twist to a standard dinner. If you are looking for activities as well as a party, you can book a Thai Cooking School class and Cocktail Masterclass too, allowing you to get involved and see how your amazing food and drink is put together.

The dinner banquets have a wide selection of set menu choices. The traditional Chaophraya menu includes a sharing platter, selection of three delicate dishes and rice. Dishes include Gaeng Keow and Wan Gai, a Thai green curry with courgettes, chicken breast and beans garnished with sweet basil and chillies.

Atchara is a regal set menu, a step up in size and glamour. Alongside the starter Chaophraya platter there is a selection of five main dishes, including sous vide Massaman lamb curry, beef in black pepper sauce and Pad Cha Talay which is a selection of seafood stir-fried in aromatic Thai spices.

Lunch menus include similar dishes alongside traditional spring rolls, and beef with Thai basil – Pad Gra Prao. All menus have vegetarian alternatives.

No party is complete without drinks and Chaophraya have four amazing wine packages to choose from. Would you like a glass of fizz on arrival or a bathtub sharing cocktail? Is your party more a garnacha, malbec, gavi or chardonnay kind of party? Whatever it is, they’ve got you covered, with packages starting from only £18 per person.

All bookings require a deposit confirm reservations – £10 for lunch or £20 for dinner per person.

As an extra reward, all party organisers who book for more than 10 people and pay a deposit before the 31st October 2018 will get a £50 voucher to spend in Chaophraya in January 2019.

So make your Christmas gathering one to remember, get a nice little reward from the hassle of the organisation and experience classic Thai glamour with Chaophraya.



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