Mai Tai Sunday Brunch at Trader Vic’s

| November 29, 2015

Located at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok an oasis in Bangkok by the Chaophraya river. Trader Vic’s is a Polynesian restaurant chain, it reflects in its décor; thatch and bamboo ceiling, wooden boats, Polynesian graphic creates a very unique ambiance to the restaurant.

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For the Sunday Brunch Trader Vic’s offers not only Polynesian specialty but a wide range of cuisine from all the outlets at Anantara Riverside Bangkok: from Japanese; Benihana, The Riverside Terrace; Thai, to Brio; Italian.


We started out culinary experience with a sparkling wine.

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There was a large variety of chilled seafood. Dungeons crab, lobster crawl, king crab legs and razor clams.


Fin de Claire Oyster from France and Thai Surat Thani Oysters freshly shucked.

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A wide range of sushi, sashimi, and rolls were available.

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The tuna tartar was as fresh as it could be; the chef makes small batches from the freshly diced tuna.

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From the table, we were offered a unique cocktail, beautiful presentation.


A wide selection of fish roe and caviar


Foie gras station, it was served with a brioche and raspberry sauce


Grilled seafood and meats station

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The teppanyaki station does not only offer scallops, prawns and beef, the chef also preforms his cooking skill.


Pad Thai made to order


Dim sum and Chinese food


Roasted pork crisp skin


Peking duck

Trader Vic’s is very famous for their Mai Tai. You can also make your own Mai Tai taught by the chief mixologist Ron Rimirez.


Authentic Indian food by the Indian chef


The famous Polynesian spare ribs cooked in the huge Chinese oven


Roasted rib eye cooked to perfection

On the entertainment side the Spanish singer/musician did a spectacular performance

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For desserts, cakes, chocolate, ice-cream, fruits, you name it they have all.

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My favorites are the variety of chocolate truffles and pecan and mix nut pie.

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This is not our first time at the Trader Vic’s Sunday brunch actually we’ve been here many times. It’s the overall atmosphere that makes our Sunday charming. The hospitable staff, luscious garden, the river view and most of all the food is why we come back.

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