Hotel dining venues share the same trait and discipline in term of providing customers with quality material and ingredient, heartfelt cordiality and hospitality service by the attentive staff in order to help visitors achieve a unique dining experience. Such is fundamentally part of the hotel’s ultimate goals to exude an impressive moment. Uno Mas is a case in point of a romance-inspired and conceptual bistro with world-class professionalism that has been established to deliver an unpredictable aura of ritzy surrounding, aiming to delight all diners and sophisticated palates.
Idealistically located on the 54th floor of Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Uno Mas is pleasingly representing the magnificent culinary milestone of Spanish dining territory amidst the raft of globally famous eateries in the world-famous hotel chains in Bangkok in recent years. The establishment highlights the semi-alfresco tapas bar and restaurant as all its European style feel-good factors and live Spanish music are enough to guarantee a worthwhile dining visit to impress your special someone tonight at the towering five-star hotel.
Uno Mas is a perfect option should you are looking for a stylish and ritzy dining space, but wallet friendly, to spend your evening break while enjoying Spanish delicacies paring with world-class wine list or collection of cocktails by its highly-experienced mixologists. Upon arrival, what immediately blown me away was the idea in design and interior setting of the restaurant. The feeling of a timeless ecstasy as enhanced by the sound of Spanish music plus the less intimidate aroma emanating from mouthwatering tapas and other Spanish palates were harmoniously incorporated to help hark all dinners back to the bygone day of classic European dining style.
But it should have been more superb and captivating if Uno Mas had come up with live cooking table to elaborately perfect each client’s favorite dishes via a gueridon trolley and serve directly at guests’ table so as to cheerfully consummate what it’s called “West in East”. Such concept of live cooking table is the classical art of dining in Europe aimed at creating a sense of culinary show to compliment dining experience.
“Uno Mas” literally means “One More”, so the restaurant offers three dimensional zones for indulgence. Wine Cellar (indoors): 42 seats, Tapas & Raw Bar (Semi-Alfresco weather permitting): 60 seats, and Dining Deck (Semi-Alfresco weather permitting): 78 seats. The overall atmosphere is formal, modern, and chic, but not so intimidate. The huge blue glazed floor and decorated bamboo clad walls are perfectly employed to maximize the subtle sense the moment you enter.
The eatery is worth a visit for a sheer variation of buffet menu, particular when it comes to brunch on Sunday, when you and your family members will have the penchant on a wide variety of creative tapas and sumptuous display of mouthwatering seafood, healthy fare, grilled meats, fresh, smoked salmon, oysters and shrimps from the Mediterranean and the Atlanti, including the array of desserts.
Don’t miss to try wild porcini mushroom croquettes, raw galician razor clam ceviche, and “Mock Tuna, Seafood assortment and Cold Selection, which include tempting treat like Tequila cured salmon with orange and coriander, Smoked Atlantic salmon, Prawn and avocado salad, and other variety of salad and a veritable feast of intriguing dressings and condiments to suit the discerning seafood and salad lovers. Meanwhile, wine connoisseurs will be astonished by the stunning eight-metre height wine cellar that houses over 2,000 bottles from both old and new worlds, they have been carefully handpicked in order to make your ordinary dinner extraordinary as well as to make your food taste exceptionally good.
Actually “Brunch” is about showcasing the hotel’s culinary uniqueness and professionalism in hospitality service. Uno Mas’s epicurean feast on Sunday wishes to go beyond the boundary of the typical hotel brunch in general through adding the sense of “Indulgence”,” Enjoyment”, and “Pleasure” on the table. The brand new fabulous “Sunday Bubbly Brunch”, you will be spoilt for brilliant choices of fresh seafood imported from some of the best sources around the world, including varieties of fresh Oysters from France, Maine Lobster, stupendous Spanish salmon or enticing King Crab amongst many other appetizing dishes at the ‘Marisqueria’ (Raw Bar)
Meanwhile, the WOW effect and feel-good factors can be met at the ambrosial buffet at the Tapas bar that features assorted cured Spanish cold cuts and foie gras Oreo cookies. You would not be disappointed trying signature dish, the suckling pig ‘Cochinillo’ as the live vocal and instrumental Spanish and Latin tune are a perfect compliment to one another to make Uno Mas stand out in the crowd and also to make the Spanish-Mediterranean-themed bistro romantic and yet sublime.
Uno Mas’s “Sunday Bubbly Brunch” is available at very first Sunday of each month, from 11.30am – 2.30pm. Priced at Bt3,555++ /person including premium beverage package.
By Rangsan Srirat