Luckily, it also serves delicious and innovative Thai food. Spicy Condom Salad, for example —- fried Shanghai noodles spiced with herbs. In the adjoining gift shop, bouquets of condoms, looking disconcertingly like bunches of Black-eyed Susans, stand in vases next to silver bracelets, vests and other handicrafts made by villagers.
Thus, the restaurant was created. Besides promoting sexual education, the restaurant also supports a number of different non-profit organizations in Thailand, including the Population and Community Development Association PDAa sex education and AIDS prevention group. Impressively, it gave scholarships, school lunches and more to those who were in need in the aftermath of the tsunami.
By David Baker. After a nice meal out you might get the added bonus of a mint or a chocolate when your bill arrives at the end of the night. But when it comes to paying at a new restaurant in Oxford you might get a little more than you bargained for.
Was it possible? Would I find real food or would it be difficult to find plant based choices in Thailand? On my first day in Thailand I quickly located Cabbages and Condomsa restaurant I had researched before making embarking on my trip.
While pregnancy termination is allowed by law in the city, it is often thought to be illegal and contraceptive measures, in general, are often seen as taboo, thus Viavaidya started his restaurant with the intention of raising understanding and acceptance of birth control as well as to serve food. This devotion to the titular form of protection can be seen in the ubiquitous condoms decorating almost every corner of the eatery. From the small gift area near the entrance featuring informational pamphlets on family planning and a visual guide to varieties of condoms to mannequins covered in dresses made of prophylactics and studded by birth control pills, diners are surrounded on all sides by rubber reminders of safe sex.
Cabbages and Condoms in Bangkok is a restaurant with a difference. Using a quirky name to highlight a serious issue, it is a great place to enjoy some tasty Thai food knowing that part of the profit is going to a good cause. Cabbages and Condoms was started by a legendary and much loved public official called Mechai Viravaidya.
Serves meat, vegan options available. Located above the beach in trees and gardens. Restaurant promotes condom use especially to families that cannot afford to raise many children.
Our guests dine within a beautifully converted listed church with many original features restored to its former glory. We have private rooms for small functions as well as the Bangkok hall for larger numbers of up to comfortably seated diners. Whether you want to have some simple, quick and healthy noodles at the noodle bar or a succulent dinner of the finest Thai cuisine prepared to perfection by our Thai chefs in Thai teak decorated surroundings. A romantic dinner for two or a party for
By now you may have realised that I am more than a little obsessed with themed restaurants. So, why the bizarre name? The restaurant is set in a beautiful courtyard filled with trees and low-hanging vines that were adorned with hundreds of fairy lights.
Cabbages and Condoms, two most unrelated items are put together in the naming of a restaurant — the Cabbages and Condoms Restaurant in Bangkok. The mannequins displayed around the restaurants are dressed in flashy colored condoms, making bold fashion statements with a cause. Who would have thought condoms could be so versatile where they can be used to make cop uniforms, traditional Thai dresses.