One of the most exciting bits of making Top Tables every year is seeing which new places get the nod. This year, 14 old favorites got ousted for this lot, whose offerings range from nose-to-tail Isaan to handmade pastas. Which of your top new restaurants did we miss? Email


100 Mahaseth 

Nose-to-tail dining is back with big, bold Isaan flavors.
100 Mahaset Rd., 02-235-0023


Sensational seafood paellas and a deliciously homey, Med-inspired dining room.
112 Sukhumvit Soi 53, 02-258-7696


Simply Bangkok’s best roast chicken (with some fine potatoes, too).
Nang Linchi Soi Amon, 095-594-6675


Swanky surroundings, (seriously) small plates, and a polished-but-relaxed vibe. 
113/9-10 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 099-614-1158


Charcoal-grilled Japanese bar bites in an effortlessly cool part of town.
672/49 Charoenkrung 28, 061-558-7689


Asia-meets-new-Nordic tasting menus from Gaggan’s former sous chef. 
68/3 Soi Lang Suan, 091-419-2424

La Dotta

Pasta and more pasta in a popping, aquamarine environment. 
161/6 Thonglor Soi 9, 02-392-8688

Le Cochon Blanc

Low-and-slow barbecue with a flamboyant French edge.
26 Sukhumvit Soi 31, 02-662-3814

Penthouse Bar + Grill

Prime cuts in a big-balled hotel steak joint.
34-36/F, Park Hyatt, 88 Wireless Rd., 02-012-1234

Phed Phed 

Bangkok’s best somtam according to the class of Bangkokian who eat at hipster Ari joints.
Phahon Yothin Soi 8, 097-918-1175, 098-263-5715

Sri Trat 

Eastern Thai flavors in an upmarket Sukhumvit location. 
90 Sukhumvit Soi 33, 02-088-0968

Sushi Zo

Sushi from L.A. with a Michelin star back home and the guts to stray from Edo tradition. 
G/F, Athenee Tower, 63 Wireless Rd., 02-168-8490

Tonkin Annam

Vietnamese dishes from the guy who brought Bangkok the Kinfolk Table series. 
69 Maharaj Rd., 093-469-2969

Via Maris

Mediterranean-meets-Moroccan flavors in one half of the old Vesper.
Convent Rd., 02-236-5558