At Patara, the soft light of candles, lush tropical garden, and palette of deep browns and reds will ferry you to a idyllic Asian isle, but the experience is not complete until you take the first bite. Only the freshest seasonal ingredients make their way into the kitchen, transforming into world-renown dishes like raw tuna slices in lime and lemongrass vinaigrette, chargrilled seabass fillet in banana leaf and perfumed Panang curry, and braised New Zealand lamb in Massaman curry. If you’re a vegetarian, ask for the complete vegetarian menu. An extensive wine list is available to peruse, as well as personalized cocktails. Although Patara has only been open since 2002, you’ll understand during your visit why it is the recipient of so many international awards.
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