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Michelin-Experienced Chef’s French Cuisine at WORKSHOP Restaurant, Sathorn, Bangkok

Workshop Restaurant, Bangkok

Hello, everyone I am Chifumi Maeda,

a Japanese female president living in Bangkok.

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Today, I would like to introduce “WORKSHOP Restaurant” on the Yenakart Road.

This restaurant is next door to the Cagette Canteen & Deli which I frequently visit.

I often pass by the WORKSHOP Restaurant on my way to the office,

but I’ve never entered the restaurant as I like Cagette Canteen & Deli so much.

It seems that WORKSHOP Restaurant opened in June 2020,

but I have never set my foot in the restaurant for about three years.

A few months ago, Mr. and Mrs. Hayakawa,

who were opening a Japanese restaurant “Kappo Yume” in Thonglor

were enjoying their meal at the WORKSHOP Restaurant that

I am going to talk to you about today.

Mr. Naoki Hayakawa, a Japanese cuisine chef,

is a culinary professional who served as the official chef of the Japanese Embassy in Thailand.

“Kappo Yume” opened by Mr. and Mrs. Hayakawa

As it is a restaurant where professional chefs say it’s delicious, so I went there.

After going there once, I became a fan of WORKSHOP Restaurant and since then,

I’ve been visiting there several times a month.


Michelin- Experienced Chef Clement Hernandez’s Creativity at WORKSHOP, Bangkok

WORKSHOP Restaurant is a casual French restaurant

located on Yenakart Road in Sathorn District, Bangkok.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Exterior view of WORKSHOP Restaurant.

Chef Clement Hernandez is a talented French chef

who trained at the Michelin-starred restaurant

J’AIME by Jean-Michel Lorain for over 10 years.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Owner Chef Clement Hernandez

Clement Hernandez stresses on his

6 policies those are Passion, Expertise, Creativity, Quality, Honesty, Sincerity,

and is not focusing on old habit fine dining or

Instagram ability but focuses on simplicity and sustainability.

Exploring WORKSHOP: A Hidden Gem in Bangkok’s Sathorn District

As the name of WORKSHOP suggests,

the space functions as a restaurant, gallery, and creative space,

and is a place where professionals in each field can demonstrate their creativity.

Art exhibitions are also held there regularly.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

The décor is simple and minimalist in design,

with large windows overlooking on the Yenakart Road,

which is lively but in a calm way.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

There is also a private room and an outdoor table in the back of the restaurant

so you can use them according to your purpose and mood.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

Redefining French Cuisine: A Culinary Review of WORKSHOP Restaurant

French Specialties by Chef Clement at WORKSHOP: A Must-Try

At WORKSHOP Restaurant, in accordance with the 6 policies that

I’ve mentioned earlier work directly with producers in and out of Thailand

striving to procure the best ingredients

and serve their guests with maximum sincerity as their motto.

Not only that the food is delicious,

but they are also particular about the ingredients and cooking methods

and consider customers’ health.

I feel that they are very good with

“adjusting the salt amount usage”

that brings out the original taste of the ingredients.

Thai people tend to prefer dishes with a relatively strong salty taste,

but at the WORKSHOP Restaurant,

I feel that the ingredients are cooked with the right amount of salt

to bring out the best flavor of the ingredients.

Chef Clement’s Recommended Menu at WORKSHOP: Don’t Miss Out

When I visited for the first time,

I ordered a lunch set because I wanted to taste the overall cooking state of the food.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Set Lunch Menu

In addition to the set menu, there are also à la carte menu,

as well as a Sincere Dining menu filled with the chef’s best cooking techniques.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

My husband and I ordered 3 courses and we each ordered a glass of wine of our choice.

French bread and canapés are served at the starting of the meal.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Canapés. Left: Cheese. Right: tuna.

The canapes were cheese and tuna.

With a light texture and taste, expectations for our meals to come expands.

For the first appetizer of the three courses, I chose my favorite, the shrimp.

The appearance is vivid and beautiful,

and the voice of joy unintentionally overflows.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

Shrimp is difficult to prepare with controlling cooking heat,

but it is cooked with an exquisite balance,

and I couldn’t help ourselves not to close my eyes and savor it.

Husband ordered Crab and Prawn Bisque.

It looks very simple at a glance but the moment

it was brought to the table, we noticed the smell of the elegant aroma of shrimp and crab.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Crab and Prawn Bisque

And the main course for me was Confit Duck Leg, my favorite dish.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Confit Duck Leg

Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside.

The taste of the sauce is not overpowering

but is a delicious flavor that complements the duck meat.

My husband ordered Braised Beef Cheek.

It melts in your mouth as it was cooked slowly simmered.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Braised Beef Cheek

pairing with red wine was perfect,

vegetables that came with had a strong natural sweetness,

and the mashed potatoes were excellent.

As for the dessert; I don’t fancy sweets

but the desserts at WORKSHOP Restaurant are moderately sweet.

Desserts are to be chosen from the a la carte menu.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

I went for Spiced Fig.

It was fig compote but it smelled like cinnamon,

so even for those who don’t fancy sweets can enjoy it too.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Spiced Fig

The ice cream was ginger ice and although it is ice cream, it was mouth refreshing.

My husband has a sweet tooth, and he always orders chocolate.

On this day, he went for Chocolate Mousse.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Chocolate Mousse

The Chocolate Mousse was not too sweet, so you can finish it without getting tired of it.

My husband has been several times to the restaurant

after we’ve visited for the first time,

and he says that the Chocolate Mousse is so delicious

that he must order it every time when he is there.

The first time we went there, we ordered a set menu,

but after that, we very often went for a la carte.

Here are some dishes that are my personal favorite from their menu.

“Crab risotto” that comes with plenty of fresh crab.

Crabs meat will smell bad when they get old or when you don’t handle them well.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Crab Risotto

This risotto has no bad smell whatsoever and delicious.

Stewed lamb meat is also a must-try dish.

The saltiness and sauce are well balanced, and it melts in your mouth.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Braised Lamb shank

In France, stewed dishes are home cooking meal.

Octopus carpaccio is also a delicious dish.

It has a simple and refreshing taste.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Octopus Carpaccio

My hubby’s favorite beef carpaccio is a dish accented with nuts.

WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok
Beef Carpaccio

I’ve tasted beef carpaccio at various restaurants

but this restaurant’s carpaccio is simple yet has a deep flavor.

I strongly recommend you enjoy variety of delicious dishes at WORKSHOP Restaurant.

Dress Code at WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok: What to Wear?

There are no dress codes.

Just come with clothe that you are comfortable in.

Cost of Dining at WORKSHOP, Sathorn: What’s the Budget?

Lunch set is 500 THB for 2 courses.

Three courses is 650 THB.

SINCERE DINING is 1,000 THB for 4 courses.

Wine pairing is 600 THB.

A la carte dishes start at around 350 THB per dish.

Bottled wine is available from 1,300 THB and can be ordered by the glass from 270 THB.

There is an additional 7% VAT and 10% service charge.

Pros and Cons of Dining at WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

Essential Tips for Dining at WORKSHOP Restaurant, Sathorn

Set lunches and set menus are good value for money.

All dishes are elaborate and delicious.

Prices are relatively reasonable.

Open for lunch.

The restaurant features the cuisine of Clement Hernandez, a former chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Valet parking available.

Potential Downsides of WORKSHOP Restaurant, Bangkok

Away from BTS and MRT stations.

Staff service has room for improvement.

Final Thoughts: Comprehensive Review of WORKSHOP Restaurant in Bangkok

It is so nice to be able to easily enjoy a variety of dishes made by chef Clement Hernandez,

who trained at a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Lunch is served in a casual atmosphere,

and at night the restaurant has nice and moody atmosphere.

It can be used in various situations such as families, couples, and business.

I, as a person who lives on Yenakart Road,

am grateful for the increase in number of delicious restaurants.

Discover More About WORKSHOP Restaurant on Yenakart Road, Sathorn

Address:15, 1 Yen Akat Rd, Chong Nonsi, Yan Nawa, Bangkok 10120

Workshop Restaurant, Bangkok

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