New Stars Rise in Thailand's 2024 Michelin Guide

December 14, 2023

Special Awards: Chudaree ‘Tam’ Debhakam of Baan Tepa with the Young Chef Award, NAWA with the Opening of the Year, Louise Bourgeois from Chef’s Table with the Service Award, and Thanakorn ‘Jay’ Bottorff of INDDEE with the Sommelier Award.

The Michelin Guide Thailand 2024 highlights the vibrant Thai food scene with its latest edition featuring 447 dining spots. Seven establishments boast two MICHELIN Stars, 28 have one Star, 196 are recognised with a Bib Gourmand, and 216 as MICHELIN Selected. Notably, 23 newcomers from Ko Samui and the Surat Thani Mainland crank up the volume on the food scene in areas.

The 2024 edition also zeroes in on a few trends such as the ascent of modern Thai cuisine, increased offerings for health-focused and vegetarian diners, a shift towards sustainability, and a rising number of female chefs and restaurateurs.

Earning two Michelin Stars, Baan Tepa and Gaa stand out, led by chefs Chudaree ‘Tam’ Debhakam and Garima Arora respectively. They represent the guide’s acknowledgement of the growing influence of women in the culinary industry. Other two-star honourees include Sorn, Mezzaluna, R – Haan, Sühring, and Chef’s Table.

The one-Star category welcomes six new entrants, ranging from modern Indian to Thai and European cuisine with an Asian twist. Mia, notable for its modern European dishes with Asian infusions, offers a ‘Taste of Mia’ menu in 5- or 8-course options complemented by a curated drink selection. Chef-duo Pongcharn “Top” Russell and Michelle Goh also present vegan and vegetarian options. Other new one MICHELIN Star recipients are INDDEE, NAWA, Samrub Samrub Thai, Resonance, and Wana Yook, each bringing a unique approach to their culinary offerings.

J’AIME by Jean-Michel Lorain has been newly honoured with a MICHELIN Green Star for its commitment to eco-friendly practices, joining Haoma, PRU, and Jampa in this category, bringing Thailand’s Green Star tally to four.

Special Awards this year celebrated the achievements of Chudaree ‘Tam’ Debhakam of Baan Tepa with the Young Chef Award, NAWA with the Opening of the Year, Louise Bourgeoisf rom Chef’s Table with the Service Award, and Thanakorn ‘Jay’ Bottorff of INDDEE with the Sommelier Award.

Notable exits from the star list this year include Sra Bua By Kiin Kiin, Methavalai Sorndaeng, J’aime by Jean-Michel Lorain, Yu Ting Yuan, and Savelberg.

Explore the complete list at Michelin Guide Thailand


25 November 2022

2023 Michelin Stars above Thailand

The sixth edition of the guide awarded 41 stars across Thailand covering Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket & Phang-Nga, Ayutthaya and Isan region

Featured in this sixth edition of Michelin Guide Thailand are 441 dining venues covering Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket & Phang-Nga, Ayutthaya and the Isan region. All six two-MICHELIN Stars retained their status while the One-Michelin Star numbers reached 29 with five new entries (4 newcomers, and 1 promotion). The Bib Gourmand list saw 59 additions (53 newcomers, and 6 promotions) taking the total to 189 Bib Gourmand.Out of 111 new entries, 69 are from Thailand’s Northeast or ‘Isan’ region (Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, and Udon Thani), newly covered in the 2023 edition.

“After struggling with the pandemic for a couple years, Thailand’s culinary and hospitality landscapes have seen new openings around the country. The increased number of entries in the newest edition of The Michelin Guide Thailand is partly a testament of restaurateurs’ achievement in striving to rise above challenges, and partly a result of our coverage expansion to Northeastern Thailand – or ‘Isan’ – the largest region of Thailand. With this newest Michelin Guide Thailand edition, we hope to contribute to the post-pandemic recovery of both culinary and hospitality industries,” said Gwendal Poullennec, International Director of the Michelin Guides.


In the 2023 Michelin Guide Thailand edition, two MichelinStars listing remains the same with 6 entries: Chef’s Table, Le Normandie by Alain Roux,Mezzaluna, R-Haan, Sorn, and Sühring. The one MICHELIN Star selection saw five new entries, all in Bangkok: Baan Tepa, a Thai contemporary restaurant offering beautifully presented tasting menu, made with seasonal ingredients sourced from sustainably minded producers and its backyard; Haoma, an Indian restaurant using sustainable, seasonal, local ingredients for beautifully plated Indian dishes in à la carte and seasonal tasting menus (including a vegetarian one); Maison Dunand, a French contemporary restaurant offering a tasting menu inspired by the chef’s Alpine origins, childhood trips to Brittany, and glittering international culinary journey; Potong, a Thai-Chinese restaurant where traditional and novel converge, offering progressive 20-course set menu that is infused with storytelling; and Signature, a French restaurant promoted from the previous Michelin Guide Thailand.

Joining PRU, the one Michelin Star restaurant in Phuket, onthe Michelin Green Star list are Haoma (in Bangkok) and Jampa, a newcomer on the Michelin Guide’s recommended list for Phuket.


The 2023 Michelin Thailand Young Chef Award went to Davide Garavaglia from Côte by Mauro Colagreco at Capella Bangkok, while the2023 Michelin Thailand Service Award was snagged by Uthit Songtho of Baan Phraya, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok. The 2023 Michelin Thailand Opening of the Year Award went to Pichaya “Pam” Soontornyanakij from Potong and the 2023 Michelin Thailand Sommelier Award was claimed by Guillaume Perdigues from Mezzaluna.

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