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Dine Californian Style with SoCal at InterContinental Bangkok

Updated: Oct 2, 2023

SoCal, Southern Californian style restaurant
SoCal, California-inspired restaurant

SoCal, short for Southern California, is the region's beloved nickname due to its sunny weather, surfing, and trendy culture. At InterContinental Bangkok, SoCal provides a unique dining experience through its design and ambience. In this California-inspired restaurant, guests are encouraged to let their hair down, enjoy music, and enjoy a menu featuring sunny flavours and ingredient-driven cuisine.

SoCal, Californian restaurant's culinary team
Chef Dominic Hong and his team

Chef Dominic Hong is SoCal's visionary Head Chef. Chef Dominic brings his expertise to create delectable California cuisine. He is passionate about introducing Bangkokians to the charm of The Golden State through innovative dishes that showcase the diversity of California cuisine. Various waves of culture and immigration have influenced Californian cuisine. The focus at SoCal, however, is on cultural blends of European Mediterranean flavours and Baja California twist.

 Californian style small bites
Californian style small bites

The open kitchen, generous portions for sharing, diverse wine list featuring Californian wines, and thoughtful cocktails all enhance the dining experience at SoCal.

SoCal prioritises freshness and high quality. Fresh, sustainable seafood from the Pacific, locally and ethically sourced free-range poultry, hormone-free meat, and organic vegetables that minimise our environmental carbon footprint, complemented by world-class wine selections from The Golden State, SoCal's dishes are characterised by vibrant flavours. Signature dishes include Lobster Tostada, Grilled Octopus Fermented Jalapeno Aioli, Pork Belly Tacos, Cioppino Seafood Stew, and 48-hour Slow Cooked Lamb Neck.

Socal bartender making a Californian cocktail
A bartender at SoCal making a cocktail

Additionally, SoCal will begin the weekend early with a rotating series of DJ sets on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Enjoy California's finest wines or SoCal's signature cocktails, Lavender Sgroppino or Citrus & Bubbles, while listening to funky and chilled-out beats that create the perfect mood for hanging out with friends. The SoCal Social series will become the ultimate destination for music enthusiasts and socialites alike, making it the place to be for unforgettable experiences.

Guests partying at Socal, Californian restaurant at InterContinental Bangkok
Guests partying at Socal, Californian restaurant at InterContinental Bangkok

Stay up-to-date on the latest SoCal Social events by following us on social media! These monthly gatherings are announced beforehand, giving food lovers and party-goers plenty of time to plan and join the fun. Don't miss out on the excitement - give SoCal a follow today.


Hours: Daily, Lunch to Dinner: 11:30 – 23:00 Hours.

Reservation: +66 2 656 0444

Location: 973 Phloen Chit Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330


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