Guru's Weekly Buzz for May 24-30
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Guru's Weekly Buzz for May 24-30

So many things to enjoy, so little time

Guru's Weekly Buzz for May 24-30

Guru By Bangkok Post's pick of the most exciting products, activities, food and travel to indulge in.


Dinner cruise / Shangri-La Horizon Cruise

The newly launched Shangri-La Horizon Cruise by the Shangri-La Bangkok is a 2.5-hour voyage along the Chao Phraya River with culinary delights and panoramic views. The Horizon Cruise promises an expansive international buffet from the freshest seafood selections to succulent Australian Angus prime rib and a tantalising array of Thai and Western specialties. The Shangri-La Horizon Cruise accommodates up to 140 guests. Visit the hotel’s website.

Set menus / The St. Regis Bangkok / Until June 30

Viu restaurant at The St. Regis Bangkok has introduced “A Narrative Of Culinary Set Menus”, showcasing four-course Western and Thai set menus. Evolving every quarter, the set menu concept aims to offer exquisite culinary experiences throughout the year, highlighting fresh seasonal ingredients, with the new sets available until June 30. Chef de cuisine Pongsakorn Boonruang has curated the menus around his personal journey of discovery. Visit the hotel’s website.

Eat out / Courtyard By Marriott Phuket Town / Until June 30

Courtyard By Marriott Phuket Town is offering a series of promotions and offers at Krua Talad Yai and Yue Restaurant & Bar, until the end of June. Krua Talad Yai is offering a Weekday Dinner Buffet featuring an array of dishes, crafted using high-quality ingredients. Savour “Perfect Prawns” every Monday and Wednesday, and “Japanese Delights” every Tuesday and Thursday. With a 50% discount for guests above the age of 60 and free for kids below the age of 12. Yue Restaurant & Bar celebrates the “Let’s Eat Out” campaign with a three-course set dinner. Visit the hotel’s website.

French brunching / Palmier by Guillaume Galliot / Every Sunday

Set against the tranquil backdrop of the Chao Phraya River, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River introduces brunch at Palmier by Guillaume Galliot crafted by the chef. The brunch begins with an array of starters designed for sharing. Diners can savour dishes, including Hokkaido scallop carpaccio with crustacean jelly and fennel, French cold cut board paired with pickles and condiments, Lobster and avocado roll, Beef tartare à la Parisienne and a delectable seafood platter. Each guest also enjoys a Slow-cooked egg with Comté emulsion, a dish that epitomises chef Galliot's commitment to transforming humble ingredients into culinary masterpieces. For mains, options include Chicken fricassee with carrot and celeriac, and the classic Steak frite with Béarnaise sauce and French fries. Enhance the brunch by adding signature dishes, such as Hot and cold onion soup or Boston lobster confit in red butter with mint emulsion. Visit the hotel's website.


New offers / Regent Seven Seas Cruises / Until June 30

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has launched “The Exotics Edition”. When booking select 2024 and 2025 voyages until June 30, guests can save up to 45% per guest on cruise fares, allowing room to indulge in the unrivalled all-inclusive Regent experience for less. In addition, on select sailings within the offer, guests will receive an included three-night pre- or post-cruise land programme offering more destination exploration in incredible locales across the globe. The offer is available on almost 30 voyages ranging from 10-24 nights spanning Asia, Africa and Arabia, the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand and South America. Savings can be made on Veranda Suites up to Penthouse Suites. Visit the cruise’s website.  


Club night / Mu:in Bangkok x Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok / June 1

Get ready for a night out with South Korea's Mu:in Bangkok on June 1 at the Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok. The renowned club, which recently opened a branch in  Thong Lor, is teaming up with the hotel for a night of music, drinks and breathtaking views. The event will be held at the stylish Greenhouse Terrace Bar. The event also marks the beginning of Pride Month, a time to celebrate love, diversity and inclusion. Dance the night away to electrifying beats from Muin’s top DJs, including SFuff, One 1, Lujain and Jun O, who will be spinning a mix of tech house and progressive house music. Visit the hotel's website.

Wine and jazz / Vertigo Too / May 30

Join the Banyan Tree Bangkok’s “Wine & Jazz Night” where fine wines from acclaimed vineyards meet the soulful sounds of live jazz at Vertigo Too. Enjoy perfectly paired canapés as you soak in the stunning views of Bangkok’s skyline on May 30. Visit the hotel’s website.

More than kiwis / Tops / Until May 28

Tops, together with the Embassy of New Zealand, is organising the "Discover New Zealand" at Tops and Tops Food Halls across Thailand until May 28. You can expect a selection of premium-grade products and ingredients across 350 brands from New Zealand. You can go healthy with Manuka honey, apples by Luv'ya or Nice & Natural's healthy bars or indulge in imported beef and seafood. Also, you can shop with via Tops Online or use the Personal Shopper service for doorstep delivery. Receive a B100 gift voucher for every B1,000 spent on participating items, limited to 1,000 vouchers only. Visit Tops' website. 

Pride pop-up / The Gallery Shop, River City Bangkok / June 1-30

Pantone, in collaboration with River City Bangkok's The Gallery Shop, will set up a rainbow pop-up shop throughout the pride month. Celebrate love in all forms, freedom and equality with an exclusive rainbow-covered collection of coffee mugs, umbrellas, lanyards and more. A photo booth with eight exclusive Pantone frames will be there, as well.


Anti-ageing products / Neutrogena 

Neutrogena Visible Repair has been recently launched in Thailand, promising to tackle wrinkles and deliver visible results through retinol and antioxidants. The new product line comprises a regenerating cream, a serum and an eye cream. They contain properties that turn back the clock on your face, prevent new fine lines and keep your face moisturised and healthy-looking. Available at beauty stores and online.  

New shop / Better Vision Prestige

Vision Ventures has launched "Better Vision Prestige", a luxury eyewear boutique, on the fourth floor of The Erawan Bangkok to cater to customers who value both eyecare and style. Besides being a hub of high-end eyewear brands, the boutique boasts hospital-standard eye examinations, claiming to be the first of its kind in Thailand. Browse through rare and limited edition pairs, all in one space, while being attended to by specialists such as ophthalmologists, optometrists,and professional fashion stylists.

Wear pop culture / Uniqlo / Until May 26

Uniqlo has introduced a new collection of its UT (Uniqlo T-shirt) line, which features designs from various facets of pop culture from art, films, animes and more. These T-shirts are basic yet classic items for your wardrobe and allow wearers to express themselves by showing their interests. The UT collection for spring/summer 2024 features pop culture icons such as Mickey Mouse, Star Wars, Harry Potter, The Louvre, Final Fantasy and mangas Oshi No Ko and Kaiju No.8. "#WITHUT2024", a special event to commemorate the collection, will be held until May 26 at Central Court on the first floor of CentralWorld.    

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