KUALA LUMPUR, 20 Sept – Malaysia is about to embark on a culinary journey like never before, as 26 Thai Select Restaurants have been officially being handpicked across the country.

From the bustling streets of Bangkok to the serene landscapes of Chiang Mai, these restaurants bring the rich and diverse flavors of Thailand right to your doorstep.

Thai cuisine has always been celebrated for its exquisite balance of sweet, spicy, sour, and savory flavors, and the 26 Thai Select Restaurants in Malaysia aim to deliver an authentic experience that transports diners to the heart of Thailand.

Each establishment has been meticulously selected and awarded the prestigious Thai Select certification by the Royal Thai Government, signifying their commitment to upholding the highest standards of Thai cuisine.

In a short briefing recently, Mr. Worawan Wanwil, Director of DITP Malaysia stated that restaurants with this prestigious Thai Select award experience a significant boost in their business.

“This award increases brand recognition because people trust the authentic taste of Thai cuisine. We also encourage any restaurant who interested in learning more about the benefits of Thai Select, to contact DITP Malaysia directly.

“We welcome any Thai restaurant owners in Malaysia regardless their nationality to be part of the esteemed Thai Select family.”

He said however, in order to qualify for the recognition, there will be a diligent assessment and strict evaluation process.

Highlights of the Thai Select Restaurants in Malaysia:

  1. Authentic Thai Chefs: With expert Thai chefs at the helm, you can expect traditional recipes prepared with precision and passion.
  2. Freshly Selected Ingredients: Only the finest and freshest ingredients are used to create signature Thai dishes, ensuring an authentic taste every time.
  3. Diverse Menu: From classic Pad Thai and Green Curry to lesser-known regional specialties, there’s something to delight every palate.
  4. Warm Hospitality: Experience the renowned Thai hospitality as you are welcomed with open arms and friendly smiles.
  5. Immersive Ambiance: Transport yourself to Thailand with captivating décor and ambiance that reflects the country’s culture and charm.

The ingredients used in these restaurants are certified Thai Select products.

Thai Select Products are a symbol of excellence, denoting quality and authenticity. They are a trusted choice for consumers who seek the true taste of Thailand, from curry pastes and sauces to ready-made meals. 

Each product undergoes rigorous testing and quality assurance to meet international standards.

One of the key advantages of Thai Select Products is their versatility. Whether you’re a home cook exploring Thai cuisine or a professional chef crafting exquisite dishes, these products serve as the cornerstone for creating delectable Thai meals. Their convenience and consistent quality make them an indispensable part of any kitchen. 

If you are exploring the vibrant world of Thai cuisine, these 26 Thai Select Restaurants offer an unparalleled dining experience. Savor the flavors of Thailand without leaving Malaysia!

The former Miss Universe Malaysia runner-up, Serena Claire is here to support Thai culture in conjunction with this Thai select event. 

Enclosed is a list of the 26 Thai Select Restaurants and their locations.

Thai SELECT Signature Category:

  • Gai by Darren Chin, Kuala Lumpur
  • LA Moon, Kuala Lumpur
  • KomPassion

Thai SELECT Classic Category:

  • Jatujak Bangkok Street Food, Selangor
  • Mr. Tuk Tuk (IOI City Mall), Selangor
  • Tommy Thongchai, Selangor
  • Baan Thai 2 Seafood & Thai Cuisine, Kuala Lumpur
  • Isan Thai Restaurant, Kuala Lumpur
  • Kengsom Thai Restaurants, Kelantan
  • Chatri Signature Authentic Thai Cuisine, Johor Bahru
  • Chokdee Thai Restaurant, Johor Bahru
  • Restoran Aqil Shafiee, Brunei
  • Amarin Heavenly Thai, Busaba Heavenly Thai, Celadon, Thai Thai, Pandan
  • Thai Delight, Malai Thai Cuisine, WhatSaeb Boat Noodles & Chilli Head Bar & Eatery (Penang), Thai Luck Thai Cuisine (Taman Desa & Cyberjaya), Mr. Tuk Tuk (Starling Mall), Thai Tuk Tuk (Publika)

Casual Category:

  • Thai-in Mookata (Old Klang Road, Setapak & Kepong).

About Thai Select:

Thai Select is a prestigious certification awarded by the Royal Thai Government to Thai restaurants around the world that meet stringent criteria for the authenticity and quality of their Thai cuisine. With a commitment to preserving the rich culinary traditions of Thailand, Thai Select Restaurants aim to provide an unforgettable dining experience.

For more information about Thai Select Restaurants, please visit For enquiries, please contact DITP at [email protected], or 03-21424601.

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