Kinnari Thai is a family owned and run restaurant. Our passion for food heritage encourages diners to feast on lesser-known Thai dishes alongside more traditional ones. Our style mixes traditional and modern techniques giving Kinnari customers a unique dining experience.
SIGNIFICANCE OF KINNARI
In Southeast Asian folklore, Kinnari is a faithful lover and celestial musician who resides in the mystical Himapan Forest.Her physical appearance takes the form of half a beautiful woman and half a stunning bird.She is dressed in an elaborate traditional Thai costume which symbolises her ability to travel between heaven and earth.
In Thailand, Kinnari is famous for her beauty and wisdom which is often depicted in Buddhist literature and classical dances.One of the famous Kinnari figures in Thailand is named “Manorah” who inspired a classical dance known as “Manorah Buchayah” which dancers still perform today.