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Bangkok restaurant or unique experience for anniversary

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We will be celebrating our 25th anniversary in Bangkok on our last night (of 4) in January and I'm thinking about a special restaurant or unique place for the evening.

Thinking about:
Bolan
Nahm
Issaya Siamese Club?

Dinner-cruise?

Thought process for choosing restaurant:
We are planning to go to Gaggan (with fellow Fodorites), so a more contemporary or trendy restaurant isn't necessary, although I won't count it out, either. I live in NY, so a high end restaurant in Bangkok is a relative bargain.

We like good food but are generally informal in style, including choice of restaurants. A warm and inviting ambience and good service is important. I lean toward one of the better Thai restaurants, although would consider French (we are partial to that culture and food). Right now, I'm thinking of Bolan or Nahm for dinner, but would welcome other recommendations.

Mixed feelings:
My concerns about either of these 2 seem to be that there are many who really like these restaurants, but some reviews are decidedly negative. I go back and forth between these 2 restaurants, and my sense is that Bolan is more trend-setting & innovative, while Nahm is somewhat more traditional. Is that accurate or not? Complaints I've read: a LOT of people talk about very hot, though tasty, food at Bolan. Nahm gets many great reviews, but some find the food or service lacking. Since we are going to Gaggan the night before, I is Nahm is a better balance for our culinary experience?

I've considered Sala Rim Naam, but it sounds a little too formal for my taste. Another that sounds interesting is the Issaya Siamese Club, although both Bolan and Nahm seem to get better reviews.

Another option would be a dinner cruise. I like the idea of a night cruise on the river, though don't want to eat a poor meal just to go on a boat ride. I can do that much more cheaply with a ferry. I don't really think we'll do this, but it is an option, and some people seem to love it.

Any other recommendations for restaurants or special/unique experiences? It doesn't have to be fancy if it has a special "flavor".

Many thanks for all your great input so far! The trip is coming together nicely and not so far away anymore!

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