At this sky-high grill and steakhouse, showing up with an empty stomach is crucial. Prepare to be treated to eye-bulging, indulgent feasts from premium cuts of meat to fresh seafood, spruced up with vibrant roasted vegetables and rich, savoury sides. Char’s menu is classic yet elegant, with dishes presented on rustic wood cutting boards and festooned with crisp garnishes. With French chef Lionel Vinatier at Char’s helm, bistro favourites like lobster bisque and duck confit round out a long list of steaks.
Cuts from wagyu to black Angus hanger are impressive, imported from Australia, Japan and sourced locally, but they do not undermine the deep sea selection. Tuna tartare and freshly shucked oysters are great light starters. And apart from the carnivorous fare, vegetarians will also feel at ease and satiated at Char, with options from organic salads to lush soups or plates of perfectly seasoned legumes.
Like its sister restaurant of the same name in Shanghai – at the famous waterfront district The Bund – Char Bangkok’s design is equal parts swank and contemporary charm. High ceilings, affable brass touches and a potpourri of different chairs create a casual, inviting space. Spread out across two floors, the upstairs is open-air dining with a rooftop bar with great views.
Char’s convenient location adds to its attraction. Located on Bangkok’s major downtown vein, Wireless Road, it’s a short taxi ride from Bangkok’s shopping district and premier malls such as Central Embassy and CentralWorld.
25th & 26th Floor, Hotel Indigo Bangkok
81 Wireless Road, Lumphini, Pathumwan