It’s time to get your spook on! Guru By Bangkok Post’s best picks for Halloween events this year (or rather, those that were sent to us).
Seen Bangkok is inviting warlocks and witches to the “Witch’s Brew Bash” this Halloween. The restaurant and bar on the 26th floor of Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel, is ready to cast a spell with its “HallowSeen 2023 Edition: Witch’s Brew Bash”. This year, Seen will transform into a wicked witch’s coven where you can unleash your inner witch and enjoy some bewitching fun. The Witch’s Brew Bash will take place on Oct 30-31 from 6pm till late. You can expect a night of witchcraft, dark fashion and black magic under the moonlight, with broomsticks, potions, cauldrons and black cats decorating the venue. Don’t forget to dress up in your most witchy and spooky outfit to impress the judges and win prizes. You can also sip on some blood-curdling cocktails and groove to the haunting DJ mixes that will keep you on your toes. Whether you are a warlock or a witch, you are welcome to join the Seen coven and have a wicked night. Call 02-431-9120 or visit seenrooftopbangkok.com.
Lost & Found
Enter “The Haunted Tunnel” night at Lost & Found on Oct 28 from 7pm till late to get the chills and thrills. A night of hair-raising acrobatics, mystifying magicians and spine-tingling scares wait for those who are brave enough! Dress the scariest and get a chance to win a night stay at Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel with a buffet breakfast for two adults. Lost & Found is on the third floor of the Riverside Plaza, Avani+ Riverside Bangkok. Call 02-431-9475 or email email@example.com.
Gather the family for a spooktacular Sunday brunch this Halloween season. Dress up in your favourite costumes and head over to the “Spooky Halloween Brunch” at So/ Bangkok, where kids can explore a delightful haunted house for some eerily good fun. Special Halloween-themed items add a touch of excitement to the So Sunday Brunch, which features a Half-baked Canadian lobster per guest, Foie gras station, French oyster bar, So Seafood catch – with fresh king crab, blue crab, sea prawns, omega mussels, babylon, rock lobster on ice – Soshi live station, carving station, plus signature Thai, Asian, Western and Chinese dishes. “Spooky Halloween Brunch” promotion is on Oct 29, from noon to 3pm and is priced at B2,099++ per person, including soft beverages. Call 02-624-0000, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit bit.ly/466aWS3.
This Halloween, theCommons has conjured up another edition of the annual “Wild Spooky Rumpus” events happening in collaboration with Little Pea. This year’s theme “Be You. Be Boo!” offers an inclusive celebration that honours the diverse community of bootiful souls. Entry is free, so dress in your most faboolous costume. The signature Trick-or-Treat Trains are back, so register mini monsters for this sweets-filled adventure. Whether you are an old soul, kid at heart, or wild spirit, you’ll find tricks, treats and enchanting activities like sticky spiderweb and creepy critters slime, trick-or-treat monster bag, marvellous monster toys, the magician’s lairby by Little Pea, spooky story time by Neilson Hays Library, face-painting, family and kids’ Halloween market, a tattoo machine and kooky arts & crafts by Teaspoon Studio. Visit line.me/@littlepeabkk.
Goji Kitchen + Bar
Goji Kitchen + Bar at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park is celebrating Halloween with a fang-tastic feast for the whole family! On Oct 31, the “Haunting Halloween Dinner” will showcase a spooky selection of international dishes, including plenty of tasty treats and no tricks. With multiple live stations, a special Halloween Corner and themed desserts will offer a devilish selection such as Bone marrow, Devil’s hand meat pie, Ox tongue tacos and Edible worms, Ghost fennel sausage and Spider octopus pizza. These will be accompanied by the Western Hot Station, a spooky Charcuterie Station will present ghost’s marinated salmon and Halloween-themed desserts, including ghost cookies, “blood” pudding, pumpkin pie, pecan pie and more. The Haunting Halloween Dinner is priced at B1,698++ per person. Call 02-059-5999, email email@example.com or visit sevn.ly/xLuV3LEV.
St. Regis Bangkok
The St. Regis Bangkok presents two special experiences at Viu and The St. Regis Bar on Oct 31 from 6pm till 1am. At Viu, an enchanted dinner buffet awaits with special Halloween-themed dishes such as "Cheek and blood", "Witch’s brew lobster risotto on the wheel", "Blood moon gazpacho", "Serpent sushi rolls" and "Roasted brain cauliflower". At the carving corner, a whole pistachio-crusted salmon is presented as the "Phantom sea salmon," while desserts take on a similarly eerie theme, including "Haunted chocolate sphere," "Phantom pumpkin cheesecake," and "Cursed apple tart". A whole Canadian lobster will be served to each diner, while there will also be seafood on ice, a selection of sashimi and cold cuts and cheese. An additional a la carte menu features all-you-can-order Snow fish with miso sauce, Seared scallops with roasted vegetables, Grilled beef striploin with red wine jus, Grilled lamb rack and Grilled pork chops with spicy sauce. The St. Regis Bar transforms into a haven of mystery with a "Masquerade Halloween" celebration from 8pm to 1am. A selection of special Halloween-themed snacks and drinks are on offer, alongwith complimentary face-painting and DJ Sakina. The Halloween Dinner Buffet is priced at B2,500++ per person and diners who want to head to their bar afterwards, can pay an additional B700++ and enjoy two themed cocktails. The Patrón cocktail is available for B490++ per glass. Call 02-207-7777, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit bit.ly/VIUReservations or bit.ly/theStRegisBarAndDrawingRoom.
For this year's Halloween specials, Bittterman Bangkok has drawn inspiration from a recent visit to the south of the US. They wanted to capture the mystical landscape of southern gothic architecture and the historical and cultural heritage rooted in the local food scene found in cities like New Orleans, Louisiana. Highlights of the Halloween menu include, Escargots de Bourgogne, Filet mignon, Monkfish and Black ink pasta and many more. The spooky specials are available from Oct 26-31. There will also be a performance by Mojo 12, a Bangkok-based New Orleans jazz band, on Oct 31 from 7-10pm. Happy hour beverage deals available daily 5-7pm. Visit bittermanbkk.com/promotion.
Halloween meets Día de los Muertos for one thrilling night at Guilty, a drinking-dining den at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. From Oct 31 to Nov 5, the vibrant South American restaurant will be celebrating one of Mexico’s biggest holidays with an a la carte menu of eerie-sistable Deadly specials amid spooky décor guaranteed to chill you to the bone. For starters, guests can sink their teeth into bloody Tartar De Carne Roja or fiery ceviche “Carretillero”. Main course is a choice of glazed duck breast tostada with crispy corn tortilla and BBQ sauce and barbecued lamb rack with squash purée, lemon-yoghourt sauce, feta cheese and toasted peanuts. The playful dessert – Spooky Graveyard – invites diners to dig into a pot of crumbly chocolate soil made from caramel-chocolate mousse, roasted pecans and pumpkin candies. For an all-around feel-good experience, diners can pair their meal with signature sips, such as The Rebujito,; the enigmatic Dama Pirata and Choco Loco. A selection of party shots includes Pastor, Paloma Escobar and Pisco Roma. Call 02-126-8866, email email@example.com or visit anantara.com/en/siam-bangkok.