Sirocco (restaurant)

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Coordinates: 13°43′16″N 100°31′03″E / 13.72111°N 100.51750°E / 13.72111; 100.51750

Night view from Sirocco
State Tower

Sirocco is a restaurant, on the 63rd floor of the State Tower in Bangkok, Thailand, the second tallest building in Thailand.[1] The 150-cover restaurant opened in the winter of 2003. Its main feature is a 270° panorama of the Chao Phraya River and Bangkok. The restaurant is owned and operated by lebua Hotels & Resorts.

Sirocco was designed by global architectural and interior design firm, Design Worldwide Partnership with the design team led by executive director, Scott Whittaker.

Sirocco serves Mediterranean food[2] and has a live band every evening.

Adjacent to the restaurant, Sky Bar is the world's tallest open-air bar.[3]

For New Year's Eve 2015, Sirocco hosted the highest ball drop in the world.[4]

Awards[1][edit]

  • 2007 "Best Restaurant with a View" by RadioBangkok.net
  • 2007 "Most Overwhelming restaurant experience with a Great wow factor" by The Art of Travel
  • 2007 "My Favorite International Restaurant" by American Express
  • 2006 "The best restaurant award for 2006 in Catering of Western food" by Bangkok Dining and Entertainment
  • "My Favorite International Restaurant" by American Express
  • 2005 "Best Western Restaurant 2005" by Bangkok Dining and Entertainment""
  • "Hot Nights and Hot Tables" by Condé' Nast Traveler
  • "Best new al fresco Dining' and "Best New Restaurant 2004" by BK Magazine
  • 2004 "Best new Restaurant 2004" by Bangkok Dining and Entertainment

In popular culture[edit]

Sirocco and State Tower were prominently featured in the 2011 US film The Hangover 2.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.lebua.com/en/the-dome-dining/sirocco-restaurant/
  2. ^ "Best Bangkok rooftop bars and restaurants". CNN. 10 September 2010. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "The World's Best Rooftop Bars". The Telegraph. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Record-breaking ball drop at Lebua, Bangkok for New Year". The Star Online. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Hsiao, Tina; Kay, Julz (26 May 2011). "'The Hangover Part II': Follow the wolf pack's Thailand trail". CNN. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 

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