na aroon, an award winning vegetarian restaurant located in ariyasomvilla, is definitely a hidden gem of bangkok even for the locals. tucked away at the very end of sukhumvit 1, it isn’t somewhere you happen to stroll by. which means it’s that much more secluded – a perfect hideout for those seeking for an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
when i first entered the place i couldn’t help but feel captivated as if i’ve stepped into a well established property of the past. the villa, now operating as a luxury boutique hotel, spa and a restaurant was built during 1941 which was passed down since through generations and have beautifully maintained its’ authentic traditional architecture style and ambiance.
can you spot something?
the menu here is extensive which guarantees there’s something for everyone – from thai vegetarian/seafood delicacies to western food and even mouthwatering desserts. not to mention most of the ingredients are organic and still able to satisfy our tastebuds with burst of flavors. you can find the entire menu here.
from someone who’s so used to being around loud noises, tall buildings, and rare sight of trees and flowers – this was a very refreshing experience. it felt almost as if i was on a spiritual retreat in which meditation only seemed suitable. not only was i greeted with staffs who made me feel at home and provided utmost personal service, there were these little guides who kept me company.
not to mention na aroon is listed under EZTABLE which means you no longer have to call the restaurant to reserve a table and also if you forget your wallet at home? no problem – the app’s got you covered.
when you ask for the check at the end of your meal – they will send you the bill directly to your phone.
once you click on the notification, you’ll be able to see the total price and all you gotta do is ‘pay now’.
voilà! once the payment is complete, an e-invoice will be sent to your email address.
i was literally blown away by both – discovery of this hidden oasis of bangkok as well as the convenience of the EZTABLE application. regardless of your dietary preferences or whether you’re a herbivore or a carnivore – i guarantee you’ll have a satisfying meal here at na aroon alongside nature and soothing ambiance.