Som Chai All-Day Menu

Som Chai invites guests to embark upon a cultural culinary journey through the diverse regions of Thailand, from the northern hill tribes and provinces to the central royal courts of Bangkok and into the south of the country where Will spent two immersive years learning and understanding southern regional Thai cuisine.

CHEF’S SPECIALS

Ancient duck “tom kha bpet”
(this is not a soup)

Coconut braised warm beef salad

Khanohm gai chaai
spinach and garlic chive dumpling

Spicy gaeng phet
of slow cooked beef shin

Chiang Mai sausages moo ping and sai krok
selection of grilled dishes

Seafood claypot sukiyaki
with Chinese cabbage morning glory Asian celery and glass noodle

STARTERS

Coffee wood smoked mackerel
with jeow bong relish, dried shrimp, flat leaf coriander and fish roe, served with pork skin

Chicken satay
marinated in curry powder coconut cream and peanut sauce

Pan kib neung
steamed snapper dumpling

Pineapple ma hor
with scallop caramelized pork mince peanut and crispy fried shallots

Si krok and dtham khanoon
grilled home made pork pate and crispy pork belly, marinated with sticky rice garlic and fermented for 3 days

Crispy Thai style taco
with smoked shredded chicken, coconut cream, pickled cucumber, shredded omelet and sweet chilli

Minced fish cakes
pounded with red curry paste, lime leaf, coconut milk, served with pickle cucumbers, red chilli shallot and somen noodle

Crispy soft shell crab
with nam prik dtao jiaao relish, fresh herbs and vermicelli noodle

Crispy squid
with turmeric garlic black pepper served with seafood nahm jihm

Soft shell crab miang kham
with chilli, shallots, dried coconut, peanuts and sweet fish sauce

Crispy pork hock par low style
with master stock caramel, duck egg, pickled chilli and mustard green

SALADS

Smoked shredded chicken
with green mango, banana blossom, organic wing bean, shallot, Thai basil and chilli jam dressing

Spicy Chiang Mai laap of chicken
with shallot, Vietnamese mint, coriander, green shallots and roasted rice

Air dried pork som tum
of green papaya, tomato, dried shrimp, apple eggplant and long bean

Grilled Tokusen wagyu beef rump
with lemongrass, roasted rice, mint and nahm jihm jaew

Grilled prawn and pomelo salad
with palm heart, lemongrass, shallots, kencur, Asian celery and red nahm jihm

STIR FRIES

Stir fry vegetables
from our Mengwi garden with Thai basil and chili

Stir fry pumpkin
with asparagus, shimeji mushrooms, pumpkin, tendril and garlic

Pad ped pla
stir fried crispy fish with red curry, wild ginger, lime, green peppercorn and Thai basil

Phat gra poa
of chicken mince with sweet corn, long bean and fried egg

Pla dook fuu phat khee mao
crispy tilapia fish, tossed fluffy fish, wild ginger, lime leaf and basil

Pad kee mao
of beef with chili krachi lime leaf apple eggplant baby corn and Thai basil

Pad see ew
of minced beef with kale, chilli, garlic, flat rice noodles, holy basil and sriracha sauce

Pad Thai omelet
with chicken, dried shrimp, banana blossom, sweet radish, egg, garlic chives and sweet tamarind sauce

Pad prik pao of chicken
with kaffir lime, long bean, sweet corn, Thai basil and chilli jam

Crispy salted pork
with yellow bean, garlic, chilli and gai lan

Pad cha
of baby lobster and chicken with wild ginger, chilli, holy basil, green peppercorn and lime leaf

MAINS

Naam niaoa shan style

Gai galai
half grilled chicken marinated in red curry paste slowly grilled over coconut husks

Dthom kha chicken
with galangal, lemongrass, shimeji mushrooms, daun kelor, flat leaf coriander, lime leaf, coconut milk and chilli oil

Crispy whole tilapia
with sweet chili sauce kaffir lime ginger and shallot

Dthom yam seafood
with lemongrass, galangal, shimeji mushrooms, daun kelor, coriander, lime juice, tomato and chilli oil

Steamed fish
with garlic, lime, green chilli and Asian celery

Salt baked barramundi fish
stuffed with lemon, basil, lemongrass, fresh dill and nam pla prik

Crispy pork
with nahm jihm jaew and tamarillo naam prik jo:hn dressing

CURRIES

Gaeng chua muaang
smokey red curry of pork belly with young mango leaves, rose tomato and tamarind

Gaeng gari
yellow curry of prawn with salted baby cucumber and pickled cucumber

Massaman curry
of beef shin shank with potato coconut heart and aromatic spices

Gaeng kiew wan
green curry of roasted peking duck with apple eggplant, baby corn, long bean and Thai basil

Central Thailand Gaeng choo chee of prawns
with kaffir lime Thai basil and coconut cream

Gaeng kee lek
of cured and smoked salted beef brisket with cinnamon leaves wild ginger and lime leaf