Sinking your teeth into traditional German cuisine is a real treat that food lovers should not miss and the Bei Otto Restaurant has an excellent range of tasty options for diners to try. Bei Otto is famous for its hearty and authentic German food and has earned a reputation for being one of the best German eateries in the whole of Thailand since it opened its doors back in 1984.
Bei Otto makes its own traditional German sausages, and this is one dish that diners simply have to try. There are several different types of German sausage just waiting to be sampled at Bei Otto such as the classic wiener schnitzel, which is served with a generous portion of thick cut potato fries and sauerkraut on the side. There are also plenty of other types of sausages for cognisors to sample such as the thin Nurmberger sausage and the deliciously different bratwurst white sausage.
The restaurant’s hearty potato pancakes served with home-made apple sauce makes the perfect starter. This is sure to get diners’ taste buds tingling before they move on to main events such as the crispy and tender pork knuckle. Groups of diners should sample the Bavarian platter, which features a range of cuts of meat that area ideal for two or three people to share. The Bavarian platter also comes as a single serving, which makes an excellent side dish.
Catching up with friends while having traditional German cuisine.
Bei Otto’s lunch sets comprise of three tasty courses, and this is the perfect way to sample traditional German cuisine while catching up with friends. Some of the tasty treats that lunchtime visitors who opt for this great value set will have the chance to try include Vienna sausage, lettuce soup, stuffed pork belly, green beans potato salad served with smoked pork loins and the wonderfully light and sweet strawberry pudding served with plenty of rich and creamy vanilla sauce.
Dark and full flavoured German beers make the perfect accompaniment to meals at Bei Otto. Diners will find a good selection of German beers to choose from including Erdinger and Furstenberg beer. These beers can also be served with snacks such as potato dumplings and freshly baked bread for those who are looking for a lunchtime or late night treat.
If you are looking for Thai cuisine, ‘Bei Otto’ is not the place to go
Bei Otto also features its own onsite bakery, and diners will want to head on over to the bakery to pick up loafs of rye and pumpernickel bread to enjoy later. Unlike many other restaurants in Bangkok that serve authentic Western cuisine, Bei Otto does not serve Thai dishes. This allows the chefs to focus on what they do best and offer something a little bit different.
People who want to dine in style on a traditional German meal in a cosy and authentic atmosphere should make their way to Bei Otto’s Schwarzwaldstube, which is also known as the Back Forest Parlour. Here, a warm and friendly atmosphere combines with excellent home cooked cuisine to provide groups of friends and family with an unforgettable experience. People who are celebrating a special occasion can also hire the Jaeger Raum or Hunting Room, which offers up to 160 seats for private events.
Bei Otto is located on Sukhumvit Soi 20, just a short stroll from the Asoke Sky train stop and is open daily from 11am until midnight. Diners will want to make sure that they bring their appetites with them, as the huge portions are sure to satisfy.
By Kirsty Turner