Summertime in Thailand

Siam Tea Room, the casual café and authentic Thai eatery at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, is celebrating the arrival of summertime in Thailand with the launch its new Khao Chae promotion, which will help diners to cool off in the hottest months of the year.


Throughout March, April and May 2022, guests can experience the fresh and fragrant flavours of Khao Chae, an elegant dish of chilled rice in jasmine-infused water with classic condiments. Literally meaning soaked rice, this seasonal specialty originated in the Mon Kingdom, before it was adopted and enhanced by the Royal Thai court during the reign of King Rama V (1868 – 1910).


Summertime in Thailand
Enjoy a chilled afternoon at Siam Tea Room and savour a part of Thai culinary history.


The Khao Chae set menu at Siam Tea Room starts with an amuse bouche Icy Santol, bitter orange, shredded pork and fried shallots before moving on to the main course of rice in chilled jasmine-infused water, served with fried herbal fish and shrimp paste; fried green pepper stuffed with shrimp, minced pork and a fluffy fried egg; deep-fried shallots with minced fish; sweetened shredded pork; sweetened shredded sun-dried ray fish; stir-fried sweet radish with egg; fried butterfly pea stuffed with shrimp; fried salted egg yolk; and vegetable crudités. To complete this unique epicurean experience, diners will enjoy a freshly made watermelon lime juice.


Cool and refreshing, Khao Chae has now become a summertime favourite of the Thai people and is the traditional dish of Songkran, Thailand’s New Year festival.


Summertime in Thailand
Khao Chae is Thailand’s ‘go to’ summer dish.


Khao Chae will be available at Siam Tea Room every day from 11.30am – 4.30pm from 1st March to 31st May 2022 and is priced at Bt590++/ set (dine-in and take away). Marriott Bonvoy and Club Marriott discounts apply.


For more information and reservations, call +66 (0) 2059 – 5999 or email:



Source: Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park.

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