RUEN-MALLIKA @ BANGKOK, THAILAND


I reckon I should write about this awesome place I’ve been to during my last trip to Bangkok. Reason is, this place serves very authentic Thai food dated back to the days where they are being served to the Thai royalties and these dishes are believe to have medicinal effects on our bodies. No wonder most of the Thai girls we see are so slim! Well the attraction of this place is not just the food but also the whole structure. The place is made from traditional Thai teak wood and service staff are all dressed in traditional Thai costumes. So are the utensils and serving plates and bowls. My buddy in Bangkok brought me there for dinner much to my surprise as this place is tucked in some back alleys in Sukhumvit Soi 20 and it’s a really nice little paradise to have authentic Thai food, chat up with your mates, or even a date with that special someone. Check out the pics below:

As you enter the place...
Many sculptures and carvings along the way
Wood carvings like these are all hand crafted.
Cashier Counter AKA Finanace Dept...
Outdoors ambience
Another side outdoor
Me with service staff
Menu
First up, Chun-Cheu-Boos-Sa-Ba. An assortment of Fried Flowers which is said to aid digestion. This is nice. 🙂
Tod-Mun-Goong. Some prawn mix batter. Taste good! Aids appetitie.
Khao-Tang-Nha-Thung. Traditional rice crackers with shallot and garlic dip. Relieves cold & cough and reduces blood pressure.
This is how you eat it... addictive!
Kor-Moo-Yang. Grilled Pork and if eaten with dip, will aid digestive system, blood circulation and gas in stomach... No wonder that night I was so farty... ;P
Tom-Yum-Goong-Mae-Num. This soup needs no introduction but Tom Yum soups have some medicinal effects on us too! It has high vitamin C, decreases blood sugar and relieves coughs and indigestion.
This is the clear broth version. Just love the big river prawns and the taste!
Gang-Kheaw-Waan-Gai or Pla -Grai... Or Chicken Green Curry. Lovely dish and this dish actually helps in bone strengthening, cures rheumatism and decreases blood pressures.
Nam-Prik-Khai-Poo. Salad base dish but the main thing is the dip. Very healthy dish. Promotes appetitite and healthy skin, relieves coiughs and promotes a healthy heart.
Wonder how long they spend carving this... hmmm

Rating: 5/5.

Taste: Awesome. Must check it out at least once.

Portion: Average

Price: Buddy paid but I should think it’s quite reasonable for the quality of the food and ambience.

RTE: Yuppers!

Location: 189 Soi Sukhumvit 20, Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110
Tel: 02-663-3211-2 Fax: 02-663-3212

www.ruenmallika.com

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