Baan Thai @ The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

Recipes for that perfect fine dining experience :

  • Authentic food- check
  • Plush and elegant ambience with that dreamy candle light tweak to it- check
  • Prompt service- check
  • Extremely warm staff –check

Yes you can expect that and a lot more when you enter the impeccable, wooden laminated interiors of BAAN THAI at THE OBEROI GRAND, KOLKATA.

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With the  succulent Chicken hormok (minced chicken cakes) and Wok tossed prawns prepping us, in came the mains. While the staples were the usual Wok tossed Thai noodles and a rice,the lamb dish Patani deserves a special mention. However, we had the best yet to come… the DESSERTS!

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Wok Tossed Prawns
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Chicken Hormok
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Keang Kiew wan koong- fried fish with lime leaves and thai herbs

 

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Phad Sai Yea – Wok tossed rice noodles in dark soy and basil sauce
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Patani – Stir fried lamb with ginger , spring onion, chilli, and thai ginger

 

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Tom Yum Khao Phad Kai- Thai hot and sour fried rice with vegetables and chicken

I can easily vouch that  their Kaffir Lime Crème Brulee with candied ginger tuile is the best in town.

And if you just thought you had it all, wait for that White chocolate wasabi cream with red wine sauce and dried berry meringue for that final moment of awe.

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Creme Brulee
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White Chocolate Wasabi Cream with red wine sauce and dried berry Meringue

Thus, while you end up with a cheque slightly heavier than the usual dine-outs, you know that not even a penny got wasted,and you are going to savour this meal for a long time to come.

Baan Thai - The Oberoi Grand Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

 


 

(Devlina, in her own words, is “Just another Bengali woman proud of her Rabindrasangeet and Rosogolla roots ….. a psychiatry resident, still picking up the shells on the Freudian shore !”

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