What is an evening at Sirocco like? It’s an experience best taken in with all five senses—difficult to describe, but we’ll try. Its sights are iconic: lebua’s imposing golden dome above you, the twinkling lights of Bangkok around and below.
Its sounds: the live jazz band and audible gasps as guests emerge from the dome and catch a first glimpse of the view. “Wow.” We hear that a lot.
Its smells and tastes also tend to elicit appreciative gasps: authentic Mediterranean cuisine cooked to perfection. It’s so perfect, in fact, that the food, wine, ambiance and service all received a perfect ten from Thailand Tatler.
Take a Mediterranean voyage without moving from your seat, and experience flavors from Mykonos, Nice, Rome, Barcelona, Tunis and Beirut, all imaginatively interpreted. For the full taste experience, make sure to add our sommeliers’ recommended pairings.
An evening at Sirocco has become so iconic—so synonymous with Bangkok fine dining—that it might surprise you to hear that it almost didn’t happen.
When lebua was getting its start, we were told by many that a rooftop restaurant where Sirocco now sits was a bad idea. There was no view. Believing in our vision for the world’s highest alfresco restaurant, we used 100 tons of steel to elevate the floor, ultimately creating one of Bangkok’s finest views and most celebrated dining experiences.
Finally, how about the sense of touch? How does a night at Sirocco feel on the skin? It’s a pleasant balmy breeze—none of the hot stickiness you might find 64 floors below. Or, maybe, goosebumps. Not from chill, but from the whole experience—a little bit of moonlit magic. But don’t take our word for it. Like we said, it’s something you need to experience for yourself.
Chef Okan draws inspiration from its very own DNA, as his culinary journey is deeply rooted in the city of Bolu, Turkey, renowned for its distinguished chefs. With a family lineage that boasts numerous culinary experts, his passion for the culinary arts was nurtured from an early age.
“Drawing from my diverse culinary background, I blend and present a fusion of flavors, infusing my creativity into every dish. When you dine at Sirocco and savor my creations, each bite will transport you to a different cultural experience.”Okan Ozturk , Chef de Cuisine
Having gained invaluable experience working across various international luxury hotel chains and Michelin-starred restaurants, the chef has had the privilege of refining his skills in culinary hotspots such as Seville in Spain, Nice in France, Macau, Dubai, and Istanbul in Turkey. One of his most notable achievements includes participating in the highly esteemed Bocuse d'Or competition, both in Turkey and Sweden. In addition to Chef’s competition experiences, Chef Okan was also honored with the opportunity to serve as a jury member for the Bocuse d'Or competition held in Turkey. In his pursuit of success, the chef firmly believes in maintaining a positive mentality. He emphasizes the importance of leaving a distinct mark on every endeavor, approaching each task with the mindset of signing his name under exceptional creations. This unwavering dedication and unique approach to Chef Okan’s craft inevitably lead to the chef's well-deserved success.
Sirocco was Lebua’s first restaurant—and continues to this day to be the toast of the town. Here are some of the many honors Sirocco has received:
World Culinary Awards 2022 - Asia's Best Rooftop Restaurant
World Travel Award - Asia’s Leading Hotel Rooftop Restaurant & Bar 2020
Thailand Tatler – Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2018
Dianping – Most Popular Restaurant in Bangkok 2017
Thailand Tatler – Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2017
Thailand Tatler – Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2016
Thailand Tatler – Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2015
Thailand Tatler – Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2014
The Telegraph, UK – Oak at Sirocco is listed under The world's most expensive desserts
Thailand Tatler– Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2013
The Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2011-2013 – HAPA Restaurant of the Year; HAPA Best 10 in Asia (Platinum Winner)
The Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2011-2013 – HAPA Most Cosmopolitan Bar & Restaurant; HAPA Best 10 in Asia (Platinum Winner)
Thailand Tatler – Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2011
The Art of Travel, The Ultimate Travel Guide 2007 – Book Most Overwhelming Restaurant Experience with a Great Wow Factor 2007
American Express 2007 – My Favorite International Restaurant 2007
American Express 2006 – My Favorite International Restaurant 2006
Condé Nast Traveler, US – Hot Nights & Hot Tables 2005
Based on the invaluable feedback of our guests, we adhere to specific policies at The Dome at lebua. Our standards are designed to ensure that all guests of our restaurants and bars are afforded the pleasant atmosphere they have come to expect and to ensure their privacy, comfort and safety.
SMART CASUAL DRESS CODE
Athletic or sports uniforms, slippers, beach sandals and flip-flops are not permitted. Gentlemen must avoid any sleeveless clothing, shorts and open shoes. Please note that our smart casual dress code applies to children as well.
Children are welcome at our restaurants however the dress code applies to children at our restaurants. Bar entrants must be at least 20 years of age.
Photography is permitted at our establishments, with the exception of select areas. The use of drones, tripods, extensions and external flash units are not allowed.
CANCELLATION AND AMENDMENT
The deposit is required for the guaranteed reservation. It will be adjusted against dinner at the restaurant. Please note that we cannot guarantee your booking until this deposit has been received.
Any reservation made by a guest/company can be amended or canceled up to 72 hours prior to the reservation time without incurring any charge.
Any cancellation, no-show, or change made less than 72 hours prior to the reservation time will incur a cancellation fee of the deposit which will be applied without any prior notice.
Cancellation Policy for special events and Group reservations:
For New Year’s Eve, Christmas Eve, and Valentine’s Day reservations and group reservations at The restaurant and bar, A deposit of 100%.- is required to be paid in advance and is not refundable.
We regret that we cannot provide storage for your personal belongings such as backpacks, shopping bags, suitcases or other luggage.
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