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‘SUSHI NEAR ME IN BANGKOK'
With so many choices, the question naturally arises of where to find the best sushi in Bangkok 2020.
All this narrows the selection down to a more manageable number of restaurants, among them Kisso Japanese Restaurant, 8th floor, The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok. The main reason Kisso is front and center is its 25-year award-winning track record of serving the best sushi, sushi bentos and assorted sushis in Bangkok.
Another compelling factor is the sushi restaurant's location steps from an interchange linking the underground MRT Sukhumvit station with the skytrain BTS Asok station, making it very convenient for everyone.
Simple yet elegant, it looks so appetizing too. And it comes in tremendous varieties which Kisso covers according to when each ingredient is in its prime for catching and preparing. Moreover, with a little fresh ginger and wasabi it complements other Japanese dishes perfectly.
And it keeps getting better: sushi has been around since the 8th century, constantly evolving due to the discovery of new flavors and its creative potential. And nowhere more so than at Kisso over the last quarter century.
Since it opened to popular and critical acclaim in 1994, Kisso has adopted the traditional style of sushi-making but added its own innovative twists, making it enjoyable in new ways.
In principle, Kisso invites those who love fine, authentic Japanese cuisine to enjoy a balanced selection of exquisite modern and traditional dishes starring sushi that reflect the prime ingredients and most vibrant traditions in each season.
With its current team, it has won this year's "Bangkok's Best Japanese Restaurant" and five consecutive "Thailand Tatler Best Restaurant" awards.
Kisso's strikingly contemporary interior is balanced with warm and cozy elements such as rows of earthenware pots rising high above wood flooring. An open kitchen design contributes to a lively yet discreet atmosphere. There's a buzz, but an always finely calibrated one that resonates in the main dining area, around Kisso's sushi bar and in its private tatami rooms.
So the search for the best sushi is over: the solution is always Kisso Japanese Restaurant.
PRIVATE DINING ROOM, BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND ALL SPECIAL OCCASIONS AT KISSO JAPANESE RESTAURANT.
Kisso Japanese Restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate a birthday in a private tatami room setting over exceptional Japanese dining in the heart of Bangkok.
The multi-award-winning restaurant is a favorite among Bangkok's Japanese expatriate community and all who appreciate the work of skilled chefs preparing well-considered menus. On the 8th floor of The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, steps from the Asok skytrain and Sukhumvit underground, Kisso's strikingly contemporary décor enhances every element.
Meanwhile, the menus highlight the seasonal flavors of Japanese cookery and feature ingredients imported fresh from Japan.
Authentic yet inventive, Kisso Japanese Restaurant offers the true taste of Japan according to seasonal variation. With its passionate mission to bring Bangkok the most authentic and creative Japanese dining experiences in keeping with the prime ingredients, Kisso invites those who love fine, authentic Japanese cuisine to enjoy a balanced selection of exquisite modern and traditional dishes in keeping with vibrant traditions and festivals.
Fulfil your dreams of Japanese cuisine with in-season imported ingredients prepared with flair. Contemporary inspirations extend the options into mouth-watering new territories. Focused chefs create colorful dishes carefully set center stage in a clean, modern Japanese scene.
Renowned for its complex Japanese flavors and captivating décor, Kisso's strikingly contemporary interior is balanced with warm and cozy elements such as rows of earthenware pots rising high above wood flooring. An open kitchen design contributes to a lively yet discreet atmosphere. There's a buzz, but an always finely calibrated one that resonates in the main dining area, around Kisso's sushi bar and especially in its private tatami rooms, featuring Japanese floral arrangements.
Guests are welcomed with a decorative wall of sake pots and warm golden lighting. This serene setting, infused with authentic Japanese accents, continues in the main dining room, where tactile wood lines the walls and decorative metal screens create intimate enclaves populated by leather-backed chairs. Brushed bronze lighting fixtures and aged bronze ceiling enhance the inviting ambiance.
Two traditional Tatami rooms feature an ornate bronze ceiling, tatami mat flooring, and floor seating. Two Western-style private dining rooms present windows with memorable Sukhumvit views. Japanese floral arrangements in all private rooms complement the authentic ambiance. The private rooms can accommodate 10 guests each, and the two Tatami rooms can be connected to accommodate up to 22 guests, upon request. Please note that reservations are recommended.
Kisso Japanese Restaurant, located on the 8th floor of The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok is the perfect place to host group events, whether lunch or dinner.
Corporate gatherings in Bangkok involving up to 110 colleagues, customers and associates can be accommodated in private dining rooms that ideally anchor any meeting, corporate entertainment, or networking event.
Making the most of authentically modern Japanese dining rooms backed by full equipment and amenities, business meetings and parties all go smoothly and memorably.
Meanwhile, the main dining area has seating for 58 guests who can choose to sit at western style tables or at the sushi bar (12 seats) where they can watch the chef making sushi and cooking on the charcoal grill.
Kisso's four private dining rooms ideal for business lunch/dinner, are namely:
Indeed, renowned for its complex Japanese flavors and captivating décor, the multi-award-wining Kisso is a favorite among Bangkok's Japanese expatriate community and all who appreciate the work of skilled chefs preparing well-considered menus.
Guests return year after year expecting outstanding dishes that keep to Japan's refined culinary traditions. To that assurance, Kisso adds distinctive twists such as menus focusing on seasonal variations in accord with the Japanese culinary calendar, with every dish based on availability of ingredients imported fresh from Japan.
Authentic yet inventive, Kisso Japanese Restaurant invites diners to relish the complex flavors of Japan and explore its true taste.
Meanwhile, the restaurant's modern Zen-like interior offers a contemporary play on the classic Japanese "wabi-sabi" style, an aesthetic design school with Buddhist roots centered on a world view that embraces transience and imperfection.
Noticeable characteristics exemplified at Kisso include asymmetry, roughness, simplicity, economy, austerity, modesty, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects and processes. Decorative elements make for a delightfully congenial setting: rustic wood doors suggest Japanese temple entrances, rows of earthenware pots rise high above wood flooring, and colorful sliding panels create separate spaces without cutting diners off from the larger mood of the room.
Subdued colors for furnishings and fabrics provide counterpoint to bold wall patterns, vivid floor coverings and gleaming metal accents. A lively open-kitchen layout featuring a sushi bar and Japanese charcoal grill adds a final touch.
Fortunately, having Kisso in Bangkok means those who know fine Japanese cuisine need not actually travel to the Land of the Rising Sun - the country's sophisticated food culture is found right here in all its intricate flavors and precise preparations.