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Place Category: International Food
Alessandro Frau Chef and Owner of Award Winning Acqua Restaurant in Thailand fuses the timelessness of tradition with the modernity of now to present what foodies have now come to recognize as Frau’s brand of experimental Nuova Cucina (New Cuisine), which is a new take of presentation and creations in presenting food.
After 6 years Acqua was recognized with various awards from maximums exponents of dining scene in Asia and Internationally, as Tatler Guide, Miele Guide, Hospitality Asia, Wine Spectator and Winner of Iron Chef Thailand and appointed Star of Luce from Frescobaldi winery Luce della Vite.
Chef Alessandro Frau creations are dominated from his Italian roots, Sardinia home town of Chef Alessandro gave an unlimited inspiration for his cooking and creations as his food which is a contemporary restyling of traditional Italian dishes/ingredients combinations reinvented in modern key using new cooking techniques, ingredients and presentations.
With clean lines, a futuristic design and great views out over the Andaman sea, Acqua is definitely a leading contender for one of the most aesthetically pleasing restaurants in Thailand.
Following a black-and-white theme that gifts the restaurant clean lines and a good sense of proportion, Acqua’s design fully complements an all-round satisfying dining experience. The restaurant has imaginative lighting, nowhere more so than at the bar.
Trendy without being gratuitously chic, cutting edge without going over the top and spacious without being cavernous, Acqua’s décor is a lesson for all would-be restaurateurs in balancing practicality and aesthetics.
The combination of such a beautiful looking place, a good selection of background tunes and a very competent staff helps Acqua impart a chic, capable yet chilled-out atmosphere.
Alessandro Chef/Patron is not only dedicated to his food, he’s also very personable and is a hands-on chef, supervising each and every dish as it comes out of the kitchen. As a result, Acqua imparts a smooth professionalism that sets it in a class of its own.