We are also delighted to have Japanese tea master Khun Jitchaya Sarasombath, founder of Chaya Teahouse, teaching a master class at a special afternoon tea session hosted at Elements restaurant on 12 April 2021 at 13:00 and 15:00 Price is Baht 1,400 net per person including coffee or tea, Sakura theme confections and Japanese matcha tea prepared by Khun Jitchaya, who has been a purveyor of premium Japanese tea since 2018 and sources only organically grown teas—from ceremonial grade matcha, gyokuro and sencha to bancha—directly from farms.
Shichiken sake is among the best produced anywhere in Japan and now its delicate but rich flavours can be appreciated at a special 7-course Kaiseki dinner specially create by Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara at MICHELIN Plate signature Japanese restaurant Yamazato, only on 12 March 2021 from 18:30 – 22:00. The dinner starts with a welcome reception at the lobby follow by a special kaiseki dinner with sake pairings by our Sake sommelier Koji Hara. Price is Baht 3,750 net per person.
If you’re in the mood to celebrate Songkran then join us on 13 April 2021 at 17:00 until 23:00 for a pop-up session at Aperol Sunset Lounge and delicious Izakaya at Elements & Terrace, where you will enjoy the best views of Bangkok from the restaurant’s terrace with Japanese inspired drinks by our beverage curators; Symphony Loo, Tamaryn Cooper and Jane Kaew-yod. Priced at Baht 990 net per person including two drinks and selected Japanese BBQ. This is a great way to celebrate Songkran with family & friends!
We are also hosting an Ikebana workshop on 14 April 2021 from 10:00 with Khun Suphakorn Bowonparanchai, The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s resident florist and certified Ikebana expert who trained with Nicolai Bergmann in Tokyo. The workshop ends with a favourful shokodo bento lunch at the MICHELIN Plate Japanese restaurant Yamazato for Baht 2,500 net per person.
Over at the Sushi Bar, our Sushi Master Haruaki Matsuoka will serve an exclusive Sushi Omakase course for Baht 5,000 net per person. Chef Matsuoka honed his culinary skills as Sushi chef at Tsuji Culinary Institute in Japan and he was an assistance professor for Japanese Cuisine at the Tsuji Culinary Institute for many years before moving to Thailand. The Omakase starts with a special appetiser followed by grilled snow fish with white miso, simmered shrimp with egg and soy milk skin. Before the sushi journey begins, Chef Matsuoka will serve tomato and yuzu sorbet, then the 8 pieces of an exclusive sushi selection complimented with soup of grilled edamame with sesame tofu and white bait. A dessert of Sakura mochi and kazu starch noodles with rich black sugar syrup finish off the meal. Sushi Omakase is available for lunch from 11:30 – 14:00 on 13 & 14 April 2021 and dinner 18:00 -20:30 on 14 April 2021.
Experience the myriad flavours of Japan with our Washoku Staycation package on offer during the inaugural The Okura Prestige Bangkok Japanese Fair Series 2021: “The Passionate Curators”. The staycation and fair give guests a chance like no other to indulge in Japanese culture and cuisine. Rate starts from Baht 6,900 for a one night stay in Deluxe room, Japanese set dinner for two persons at MICHELIN Plate signature restaurant Yamazato (with a choice of Teppanyaki set or a Icho kaiseki), Japanese set breakfast at Yamazato and a special welcome amenity. The exclusive Washoku Staycation package is only available to book between 1 – 17 April 2021 for stays from 10 – 17 April 2021.
Guests are welcome to enjoy a free activity to learn more about Japanese culture, such as an origami workshop on 10, 11 & 13 April 2021 from 15:00 – 17:00 and a furoshiki workshop on 12 & 14 April 2021 from 15:00 – 17:00 at Yamazato Restaurant.
Special offer for JCB cardholder with minimum spending of Baht 6,900 net on any activities The Okura Prestige Bangkok Japanese Fair Series 2021: “The Passionate Curators” during 10 – 14 April 2021 will receive JCB TUMBLER. (One card per bill throughout the program).
For information, please contact 02 687 9000 or email FB.email@example.com. To book Washoku Staycation Package, please contact reservation department at firstname.lastname@example.org or book on our website www.okurabangkok.com
Prices are inclusive of 10% service charge and 7% government tax.