Bamboo Thai is the latest restaurant to open at Langham Place, an upscale shopping mall in Kowloon’s colourful Mongkok district. It serves a mouth-watering menu of classic Thai dishes in contemporary surroundings.
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Bamboo Thai is one of 67 food and beverage outlets at Langham Place. Executive Chef Sai Hsu has developed a mouthwatering a la carte menu of classic Thai dishes. They run from appetizers to mains, noodles, and desserts.
Bamboo Thai’s Signature Dish
While many Thai restaurants have a signature dish, not many Thai restaurants have one as impressive as the signature dish at Bamboo Thai!
Laeng Saeb (Small HK$98/Large HK$188) is the star of the show at Bamboo Thai.
Bamboo Thai Chefs cook Dutch beef ribs in a combination of lemongrass, ginger, coriander, and kaffir lime leaves.
In fact, they let the ribs simmer for a full 90 minutes. Consequently, they remain tender and nutritious.
Finally, they pair the ribs with Thai herbs and chilies.
Appetizers at Bamboo Thai
Diners have an impressive selection of Thai appetizers to start their meal with at Bamboo Thai.
Appetizer Platter (HK$148) comprises Spring Rolls, Prawns Rice Paper Rolls, Calamari, Chicken Satay, and Fish Cakes.
Prawn and Dried Thai Sausage Spring Rolls
Prawn & Dried Thai Sausage Spring Rolls (HK$68) comprises spring rolls with dried Thai sausage, Vietnamese sausage, and prawns. In addition, they have a lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, coriander, and Thai Basil dipping sauce.
Spicy Minced Pork with Lettuce
Spicy Minced Pork with Lettuce (HK$78) comprises minced pork with chilli, Thai basil, lemongrass, coriander, lime, and Thai fish sauce.
Mains at Bamboo Thai
Bamboo Thai offers an impressive selection of yummy main dishes. A small sampling follows.
Plum and Tamarind Pork Ribs
Plum & Tamarind Pork Ribs (HK$158) are slow-cooked at 68 degrees Celsius for 24 hours. Chefs season them with plum and tamarind sauce to give them unique scent.
Red Curry with Slow-cooked Beef Short Ribs
Red Curry with Slow-cooked Beef Short Ribs (HK$158) are pan-fried until golden and slow-cooked with lemongrass, ginger, kaffir lime leaves and coconut milk at 68 degree Celsius for 18 hours.
Wok-fried Tiger Prawns in Thai Egg Cream Curry
Wok-fried Tiger Prawns in Thai Egg Cream Curry (HK$198) comprises Vietnamese tiger prawns, which are paired with red bell pepper and onion.
Wok-fried Diced Beef with Mango
Wok-fried Diced Beef with Mango (HK$148) comprises diced beef stir-fried with fresh mango, red bell pepper, the Chinese celery, chili, and green onion
Green Curry Prawns Fried Brown Rice
Green Curry Prawns Fried Brown Rice (HK$108) Comprise aromatic prawns and fried rice, asparagus, ginger, crispy shallot, and green curry sauce
Pad Thai with Tiger Prawns
Pad Thai with Tiger Prawns (HK$108) is not to be missed! It would satisfy your cravings with its hearty taste.
Desserts at Bamboo Thai
Leave room for dessert! Bamboo Thai offers some decadent Eastern and Western choices!
Coconut Sorbet with Pomelo and Fresh Mango
Coconut Sorbet with Pomelo and Fresh Mango (HK$58) comprises chilled Sweet Soup with Mango and Sweet Grapefruit. The mango and honeycomb offers a layer of crunchiness. It has a white chocolate foam topping.
Chocolate Molten Cake
Chocolate Molten Cake (HK$68) oozes molten chocolate surprise!
Bamboo Thai Location
Bamboo Thai – 02-03, Level 8, Langham Place, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Tel: (852) 2111-9948.
The Langham Place shopping mall sits at the very heart of Kowloon’s colourful Mongkok district.
The 15-storey landmark has an office tower, the five-star Cordis Hong Kong hotel, and 600,000 square feet of retail.
In fact, there is a cinema, dozens of international and local fashion outlets, and 67 food and beverage outlets.
Regarding location, the mall offers direct access to the Mongkok MTR station. It is within walking distance of Ladies’ Market, the Temple Street Night Market, and the Flower Market.
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