A piece of Bangkok in Hong Kong, Issaya Siamese Club’s new sister branch features Issaya’s signature cuisine along with spectacular harbor views in a charming atmosphere.
by Atthasith Khupratakul.
Issaya Siamese Club, the award-winning restaurant from Bangkok, has opened a sister venue in Hong Kong: Issaya Siamese Club Hong Kong, located on the 25th floor of Soundwill Plaza II – Midtown, Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay.
Issaya Siamese Club Hong Kong will showcase the menu of its co-founder – international celebrity Chef Ian Kittichai – and will feature his unique signature Thai cuisine of traditional ingredients and flavors prepared with international and progressive cooking methods. Classic Issaya-style dishes, such as massaman curry Australian lamb shank (massaman gae) and jasmine flower flan (kanom dok mali), as well other seasonal dishes will be the heart of the menu. Fresh and organic ingredients and produce will be flown in daily from Thailand, Australia, and New Zealand.
Issaya is also well known for its playful and unique desserts of Thai flavors with international compositions, and at Issaya Hong Kong, patrons will be able to enjoy these desserts as part of their dining experience. They will also able to take desserts and pastries home with them.
“Our kitchen and pastry counter is one of the restaurant’s highlight, so our guests can see our techniques and flavors in action,” says Executive Chef Marcus Loh.
There’s also a relaxing bar and lounge area with colorful sofas and chairs that showcases the beverage menu. The cocktails feature Thai ingredients and flavors in unique twists on classics. An extensive wine list and non-alcoholic beverage list rounds out the menu.
The 150-seater stunning venue features spectacular city and harbor views in a warm and charming dining atmosphere. The large outdoor terrace can accommodate 24 people for dining and drinking al fresco. Issaya also have two rooms that can be reserved for private dining.
“We are really excited that we can offer such a stunning view and large terrace to our guests,” says General Manager Raymond Chan, “the outdoor dining really enhances the experience and harkens back to the outdoor experience of Issaya Siamese Club Bangkok.”
Issaya Siamese Club Hong Kong will also continue its tradition of great music playlists and music events. Music impresario Frederic Meyer, Issaya’s co-founder, and his stable of DJs and producers, will oversee the music program of the venue.