If nothing else, Bangkok serves as an epicentre of South East Asian culinary sensation, with endless cuisine varieties and flavours to boot.
Tantalize your taste buds with a journey thorough Bangkok’s endless flurry of fine restaurants, delectable eateries and simmering roadside food stalls. Comprising the best places to dine with such a short list is an impossible task. However, here’s what each of Bangkok’s main culinary areas have to offer the gastronomic aficionado, with a sneak selection of some of the stand outs.
- Yaowarat Road
Also known as Bangkok’s Chinatown, this is a bustling, frenetic, neon artery featuring an impressive trail of
Chinese and oriental-inspired eateries and restaurants. Savour some of the best dim sum lunches in all of South East Asia.
- Address: Yaowarat Road, Bangkok
- Phahurat Road
Just a short stretch away from Yaowarat, sizzle the taste buds with the region’s hallmark Indian fare – not to mention a spicy array of Pakistani and Punjabi delicacies.
- Address: Phahurat Road, Bangkok
- Siam Square
For a more modern, cosmopolitan air, check out the Siam shopping district and indulge in delectable choices of Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Western and European fare. Choose from restaurants, laid back buffets, or casual food court dine-ins.
- Address: Siam Square, Bangkok
Variety is indeed the spice of life, a mantra that Sukhumvit Rd has taken to heart, offering a seasoned selection of local and international food options. Enjoy quality Thai alongside European, American, Mexican, Indian, Middle Eastern or Japanese. The menu is endless along Sukhumvit.
- Address: Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
- Silom Road
Bangkok’s business core is a culinary cornucopia. Take a long lunch at the Soi Lalais lunch market, sup fresh seafood by the Saladaeng intersection, Indonesian near Convent Road, Japanese by Soi Thaniya, or traditional Thai around Soi Pipat.
- Address: Silom Road, Bangkok
- Eat Me Restaurant
Elegant and cool, reserved and unassuming, delight
yourself with the artistic vibe of Eat Me Restaurant. Savour its decadent modern, international and regional plates, with sizzling meat and poultry, sumptuous seafood and hearty vegetarian options.
- Address: Convent Rd, Silom, Soi Pipat 2, Bangkok Opening hours: Daily 3pm-1am
- Phone: +66 2 238 0931
- Internet: www.eatmerestaurant.com
- Email: email@example.com
- Suda Restaurant
Suda Restaurant is one of the oldest traditional Thai-Chinese family-run restaurants on Sukhumvit Road, and is conveniently situated underneath the Asoke SkyTrain station. The family owners have an eye for the freshest ingredients and one favourite is their pork satay. As a bonus, their prices are not much higher than what you find at most street vendor stalls, so it’s very popular with the locals as well. Visiting early evening should assure you immediate seating. If you are a group, please call and book beforehand.
- Address: 66/1 Sukhumvit Soi 14, Bangkok Phone: +66 2 258 4181
- Baan Khanitha
With its walls lined with delightful artwork and homely Thai ambience, Baan Khanitha produces excellent signature Thai dishes. The recipient of 10 consecutive □ best Thai restaurant’ awards. Indulge in delectable hallmark dishes of spicy river prawn soup with glass noodles, and prawns with tamarind sauce, roasted duck, mango and sticky rice.