Just a few steps from the Palais Royal, there is a restaurant that pays homage to the Thai way of life by serving up delicious Thai-inspired dishes in a sumptuous and relaxing atmosphere.
The restaurant is called Thaïm, and it allows diners to spend a few moments in Thailand during their stay in Paris. Centrally located in the 1st arrondissement, Thaïm offers guests staying at one of Les Grands Hôtels Parisiens a chance to enjoy an exotic dinner not too far away from their rooms.
The decor of the restaurant is a cross between a relaxation spa and a trendy Parisian restaurant. The atmosphere of Thaïm is rich and dark, with accents of chocolate brown and ethnic decorative elements throughout the space. The dimmed lighting adds even more to the intoxicating and relaxing atmosphere. Sleekly designed, this space transports diners to a faraway land with an undeniably modern touch.
As for the menu, diners should expect a total immersion into Thai cuisine, as these refined dishes incorporate the traditional flavors of the region. For those who are unfamiliar with Thai cuisine, there is a starter of Thai 'mises en bouche' — mini bites prepared with different ingredients that allow the diner to taste a wide range of flavors. For the main course, dishes include roast duck with red coconut milk curry, herb-marinated beef with noodles, and pork cutlet with red curry and water spinach.
For dessert, diners can look forward to flan with lotus grains and sorbet, golden cake with sorbet, and cassava caramelized with palm sugar.
With reasonably priced lunch and dinner prix fixe menus, a meal at Thaïm should fit within the budget of most visitors staying in Paris. Those who do manage to make it here will be rewarded with an extraordinary and exotic dining experience.
46 Rue de Richelieu
+33 (o)1 42 96 54 67