Over the past few years, the phenomenal expansion of stylish wine bistros offering low-priced wines has brought oenological aspirations to the mass market. That's a step in the right direction for our gastronomic culture, of course. Yet, in the midst of this "cheap-wine, we-love-you" evolution, more discerning Bangkok oenophiles may have been wondering if there will be a place as visually modish for them to call home.
Opened four months ago, Cellar 11 Wine Bistro introduces Bangkokians to yet another milestone in wine appreciation. Backed by investors with deep pockets, this stand-alone establishment combines the vivacity of contemporary wine bars with a high-mind gratification of premium wine.
The wine bar-cum-restaurant occupies a lavishly renovated, two-storey house on a one-rai plot. The swanky main eatery on the ground floor is decked out to highlight the glamour and innovation of the viticultural sphere. The second floor features two spectacular private chambers: the 20-seat Robert Mondavi room, and the attic-like Penfolds room. The real atmospheric climax, the Moet & Chandon cellar, is magnificently set underground.
Cellar 11 may be a wine-orientated venue, but when it comes to culinary matters, the management obviously doesn't stint on quality.
The restaurant lures executive types on weekdays and local families on weekends. The majority of them are wine enthusiasts. Service is efficient, with all service staff members able to recommend wines.
- Open days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
18:00 to 23:00
Remark: Cost of meal per person
Cellar 11 Wine Bistro Soi 11, Sukhumvit Rd., Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
- Phone number
+66 (0) 2-255-5835
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