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221/2 Moo 20, Kwaewai Road | Robwiang, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
+66 53 603333
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Dining options: Reservations, Buffet
Description: LATEST RECIPE, features the concept of inspired world gourmet and...
LATEST RECIPE, features the concept of inspired world gourmet and interactive buffet, offering modern cuisine based on the original elements from around the world. The dishes will include popular and well-known cuisine from our regions giving a sense of familiarity and comfort for the well-travelled diners. Our buffet is more like an event with guest interactions everywhere, guests can choose to venture to the islands with an array of prepared items or maybe stroll up to the chefs in the open kitchen for a freshly prepared specialty, but don’t forget the famous pass around with items at the whim of the chef.
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Options of the menu are quite nice and nice kids menu

We went to this restaurant to have dinner a few times. The staff is very friendly and the setting is nice. Not all options on the menu are great,... And we noticed the schrimps were a bit dry. Furthermore we enjoyed the food. My son also liked the kids menu and they had colors for my son to draw... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Dutchguy_in_China
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Shanghai, China
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went to this restaurant to have dinner a few times. The staff is very friendly and the setting is nice. Not all options on the menu are great,... And we noticed the schrimps were a bit dry. Furthermore we enjoyed the food. My son also liked the kids menu and they had colors for my son to draw with... More 

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Doha, Qatar
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Save your money and go elsewhere. I had beef with hotbasil meal & I believe that they used buffalo instead of beef...it was so dry & tough. My friend had fish & chips and when I saw his portion I cant stop laughing. That's the smallest chips I have ever seen in my life!

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Noosa, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Easy first night dinner in Chiang Rai - international buffet was excellent and the staff made us very welcome.

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Irvine, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Eh. Not exciting or particularly interesting. Got bored. The Italian restaurant on the property is better. Restaurants in town recommended by the hotel aren't worth going to

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LeMeridienCR3160, Manager at Latest Recipe, responded to this review

Dear Diane S, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. It is disappointing to read that you found Latest Recipe boring and not interesting. For that I sincerely apologise. Indeed, based on your information, we must improve in a number of areas. I am not sure if you tried our FRESH+FUN lunch at THB 269nett,... More 

Bangkok
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Instead of having breakfast, we found that the lunch price are more attractive for us hence we reserved for the lunch buffet. The lunch spread was very generous, and fresh. We like the special juice, I hardly remember the name, it was made from coconut milk, condensed milk, lemon juice, lemongrass. We also like the pancake, noodles and varieties of... More 

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LeMeridienCR3160, Manager at Latest Recipe, responded to this review

Dear Samanthaojl, It was a real pleasure to read your review and learn that my team provided an attractive option on this occasion for you and your lil baby. I read many reviews and one thing I have learnt is that whilst we are very much in the Hospitality industry, one would also say we are in “memory creation” and... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day and this is one to be cherished. The presentation of the various items is top-notch. Love the homemade yogurt with the fresh honey. The dried fruit is a nice touch. All of the options are top quality and freshly prepared. You can't go wrong with a custom made omelet! The staff are... More 

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LeMeridienCR3160, Manager at Latest Recipe, responded to this review

Dear KtownJellyBean, Thank you, I will be sure to pass on your comments to the team via our feedback board as you have eloquently summed up what breakfast should be, here at Latest Recipe we strive to do that every morning with our homemade yogurt, custom made omelet, dim sums, signature breakfast offerings and local eye openers. I hope we... More 

Bangkok
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The hotel chain has made a huge effort to create supper food for their main restaurant. Somebody should go back for retraining. Has nothing to do with the high caliber exciting food served at Le Meridien Chiang Mai.

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LeMeridienCR3160, Manager at Latest Recipe, responded to this review

Dear BangkokCAT, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your recent dining experience with us. We very much appreciate it as it assists us with improving the quality of our products and services. I am sorry that we have not met your expectations in our food and beverage departments. Your comments I find quite surprising... More 

Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Very good food in the buffets but maybe a bit repetitive. A la carte was good with some interesting attempts at gourmet Thai that were tasty but not completely successful. Service excellent though - and consistently good throughout the resort.

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LeMeridienCR3160, Manager at Latest Recipe, responded to this review

Dear cal8888, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your experiences in Latest Recipe. We very much appreciate it as it assists us with improving the quality of our products and services. We are about to launch new menus in Latest Recipe, we are going to have a lot of new dishes that are specific... More 

San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Somehow the chef figured out a way to make food bland in Thailand. The pasta had sat out in a hot dish so long it had gone hard again. They just don't seem to care.

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LeMeridienCR3160, Manager at Latest Recipe, responded to this review

Dear BostonSlim First of all, thank you for visiting Latest Recipe and for taking the time to leave your comments. I'm sorry to read your message and I'd like to apologise if we did not meet your expectations. I usually have great comments about the food on the buffet, however I understand your experience wasn't good enough during your recent... More 

Philadelphia, PA
Top Contributor
300 reviews 300 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We came for dinner while staying at the hotel. The setting is lovely if you are out on the patio. The buffet was extensive but had mostly pork or cream based options for main courses so we ordered off the menu. I ordered the papaya salad which was too spicy to eat even though I asked for light spice. My... More 

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LeMeridienCR3160, Manager at Latest Recipe, responded to this review

Dear detraveler_7 Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experiences in the two reviews of Latest Recipe. I appreciate the time and detail you shared in your reviews and I am glad that you enjoyed your time with us. As stated in the earlier post thank you for the feedback. Once again thank you for your feedback... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221/2 Moo 20, Kwaewai Road | Robwiang, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Rai Province  >  Chiang Rai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 603333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

LATEST RECIPE, features the concept of inspired world gourmet and interactive buffet, offering modern cuisine based on the original elements from around the world. The dishes will include popular and well-known cuisine from our regions giving a sense of familiarity and comfort for the well-travelled diners. Our buffet is more like an event with guest interactions everywhere, guests can choose to venture to the islands with an array of prepared items or maybe stroll up to the chefs in the open kitchen for a freshly prepared specialty, but don’t forget the famous pass around with items at the whim of the chef.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?