A short walk into Sukhumvit Soi 20, easily accessible from the Phrom Pong or Asoke BTS/Sukhumvit MRT stations is the Well Hotel. A property designed around the concept of health loving travellers. The Thaifoodies team were invited to check out the menu at Eat Well Cafe and Twist Bar & Bistro at the Well Hotel to discover a balance between eating healthy and indulging our foodie hearts!
Well Hotel Website
About Eat Well Cafe - Food Therapy, Thai & Asian Fusion - From the Well Hotel Website
Opening Hours: 6.30 am – 10.30 pm
Location: Ground floor, Memory Wing
Available for international buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch and dinner, juice and smoothies
Dining well and healthy at Eat Well Café, the culinary team believes that providing an Eat Well experience is nothing beyond using the right and high quality produce, so the team plucks the freshest ingredients from the local sources, add the local spice and herbs to create simple yet authentic, healthy and delicious Thai and Asian fusion dishes aiming to delight the taste bud of the hotel guests and Bangkok foodies.
The highlight of Eat Well Café is the Food Therapy. The team has crafted the food therapy menu to ease some of the most common symptoms found in the urban dwellers which are Computer Vision Syndrome, Migraine & Headache, Office Syndrome and Sore throat. Well team believes that food can ease the symptoms, reduces the illness and can make your health better. We carefully select all ingredients to create anti-inflammatory food choices for the diners.
Recommended dishes include Quinoa Mango and Prawn Salad, Thai Pomelo Pomegranate and Chicken Salad, Salmon Red Curry with Grain Coconut Cream topped with Kaffir Lime Leaves, Clear Mushroom Soup with Chinese Herbs Ginkgo and Goji Berry and Blue Crab with Betel Yellow Curry served with Brown Rice Vermicelli.
First up is the Computer Vision Syndrome Set. We have all been here right? Way too much time spent staring at your computer screen. Eat Well has something that just might help. A cool Goji berry, carrot and tomato soup together with a beef steak and arugula, witloof, and romaine salad complete with broccoli, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, quinoa, boiled egg, with Blue Cheese cereal bread tartine and red wine herbal vinaigrette. This beautiful creation is packed with all the vitamins you need to recover from your syndrome.
Next we tried a beautiful Wasabi Tuna Tartare with avocado. Yellow Tail Tuna marinated in fresh wasabi, truffle oil and Japanese soy sauce. Wholesome, fresh ingredients are the key here. Just a bit of balsamic vinegar on the side makes this nutritious dish perfect!
A very healthy dish is found in Vegetable Homemade Spring Rolls, wild betel leaves wrapped fresh vegetables topped with a sweet and natural plum sauce. A great way to eat your greens. So light and exploding with fresh flavor.
Finally we sampled a lovely Mimosa Salad with steamed asparagus, and seasoned crab, on a bed of greens with hard boiled eggs. A wonderful combination of flavors, very fresh and light. A great way to enjoy a delicious dish and stick to your diet!
After some delicious and healthy dishes we needed to represent the other side of the dining spectrum - a more decadent approach that while certainly less healthy is surely, absolutely yummy with dishes from Twist Bar & Bistro.
THE TWIST BAR & BISTRO - Western Delights with French Twist - From the Well Hotel Website
Opening Hours: 11.30 am – Midnight
Location: Ground floor, Memory Wing
Available for a la carte lunch and dinner, coffee, tea, desserts, bar snack & drinks and crafted cocktails
Led by French Chef Gregory Caplot who spent years honing his culinary skill, he creates a perfect bistro food with French twist coming with professional, yet unpretentious service at The Twist Bar & Bistro. The menu changes seasonally and daily specials with fresh ingredients are offered to surprise your tongue. Raised and grew up in Paris, Chef Gregory combines his love for the French home cooking style to the popular western classic dishes to entertain your appetite. As a result, the restaurant offers favorite western dishes with French flair from small plate comestibles, soup, salad, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, meat and seafood.
Recommended dishes include Parisienne Witloof Salad, Wasabi Tuna Tartare, Prawn Bisque Soup with Crab Meat, Lamb Shank Provencal Stew, Pan-fried Snow Fish served with Red Capsicum Coulis and Potato Risotto. The bistro also offers delicious homemade burgers and sandwiches such as Farmer Angus Beef Burger with bacon and Emmental Cheese, Le Parisien Jambon Beurre Sandwich and Countryside Sandwich which is an open face whole-wheat sandwich topped with grilled onions, bacon, mushroom, potato and melted Emmental Cheese and poached egg. For those who love pasta with a twist, do not miss the Tom Yum Goong Pasta which combines the tasty tom yum flavours and the creamy Carbonara style sauce, the result is the perfect combination of the Western and Thai cuisine that is just divine
The Farmer Angus Beef Burger is stuffed with bacon, served on a bed of lettuce and tomato, topped with grilled onions, and topped with Emmental cheese. So good! A Must Try at Twist Bar and Bistro.
Next was a dish the team had never tried before but instantly fell in love with! Creamy Tom Yum. This dish captures the fresh smell and experience of Tom Yum soup in a creamy pasta creation. Pasta with Squid, Prawns, scallops, Kaffir lime, lemongrass, mushrooms, chili paste with fresh chili. Incredible flavor - you must try this dish to believe it!
Lastly, a favorite of ours a nice portion of fried calamari with Ebiko tarter sauce. Perfect!
Check out our video review of Eat Well Cafe and Twist Bar & Bistro Below
Both Eat Well Cafe and Tist Bar and Bistro offer reasonable prices for superior quality cuisine. Expect to spend about 320 baht per dish at either venue. Great value when you consider that one can sit down with a diverse group of friends and everyone can find an amazing dish to satisfy both their needs and desires!
Check them both out, you'll thank us!
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