We know for a fact that we absolutely do not have to sell Bangkok, because it already is a top tourist destination for Singaporeans, especially. The airfares are affordable, food and shopping are similarly low-priced and everything about Bangkok just boasts an aura of awesomeness.
However, we also know that some people have their qualms about Bangkok and we are here to change that. Bangkok is so beautiful, we want you to see it too. Besides the shopping, food and all the well-known night markets, Bangkok has ancient temples, rich culture & heritage, and more!
Here are 16 Reasons to Love Bangkok, Thailand. You will definitely be booking your next trip by the end of this!
Soei Restaurant is a popular casual dining establishment in Bangkok which has received many good reviews from their loyal customers. Since the place is frequented by both locals and tourists, we decided that we have to give this place a try during our recent trip to Bangkok.
The main appeal of Soei Restaurant lies in its effort in ensuring that all the dishes are up to the restaurant founder, chef P’Soei Kurtcharoen’s high standards. Every dish has to go through him and gain his approval before it is served to guests.
You can expect prices to be affordable at this restaurant, ranging from THB100 to THB150/ for most dishes. Drop by this restaurant for decent Thai food if you happen to be around the area. READ ON
Ekkamai Macchiato – Home Brewer is a homely cafe located along Ekkamai Soi 12. It is a cosy spot where guests can spend some time browsing through magazines and enjoy a cup of coffee.
All drinks (both coffee and non-coffee) on Ekkamai Macchiato’s menu are sold at an affordable price of THB100/ S$4.12. READ ON
Nestled within Thaniya Plaza, FLAIR The Espresso Bar is a mere three-minute walk away from Sala Daeng BTS Station. Specialising in espresso based drinks, the coffee bar is more of a takeaway kiosk than a cafe for those who are craving for a cup of coffee to go.
The coffee place’s small structure makes it easy to go unnoticed unless you are keeping a look out for it but it has been building a steady reputation through positive word-of-mouth by their loyal patrons.
Those who cannot survive the day without some caffeine boost can drop by Flair The Espresso Bar for their excellent range of coffee that are mostly priced below THB65/S$2.67. READ ON
One Ounce For Onion at Ekkamai district in Bangkok needs no further introduction but did you know that this hipster cafe has opened another branch at the popular ChangChui this year?
You can expect nothing less from the creative minds behind this concept cafe who converted an old warehouse container into a rustic-looking cafe adorned with glittering chandeliers, dark wooden furniture and a bookshelf filled with books of many genres.
Head over to One Ounce For Onion for their handcrafted house brews and delightful range of light bites. READ ON
What used to be a rundown riverside warehouse has since transformed into a rustic industrial-themed Thai restaurant called “The Never Ending Summer” under the hands of local architect Duangrit Bunnag and partner Naree Boonyakiat.
Boasting an elegant vibe, the classy restaurant’s hip clientele consists mainly of young professionals, fashionable youths and tourists. At the same time, the addition of greens hanging around the restaurant makes it a welcoming interior.
You can expect beautifully plated dishes at The Never Ending Summer to be a feast for both your eyes and taste buds—the dining experience there is certainly well-deserving of an encore. READ ON
Located just a few minutes walk away from Bangkok’s hottest lifestyle destination, The Commons, is a casual Thai eatery called Khao Jao. If you are tired of the hipster cafes in Bangkok, check out this place for a good variety of local dishes that will not disappoint.
Their Thai-centric menu features stir-fried Thai noodles, classic Thai fried rice and omelette served in various styles. Prices of the mains range from THB50/S$2.05 to THB70/S$2.88, so you are getting extremely good value for the quality and portions of the food. READ ON
Tom Yum Goong is a local favourite in Thailand and there is no lack of restaurants and eateries offering this classic dish. While we were on the lookout for the best Tom Yum Goong in Bangkok, we decided to go ahead and try the famous Pee Aor Tom Yum Goong which is located near to Phaya Thai BTS station.
Pee Aor offers a massive bowl of Tom Yum Goong which is good for two or three people to share. On top of that novelty factor, the established eatery also sources for premium ingredients such as lobsters and crabs.
If you are curious to find out whether Pee Aor’s Lobster Tom Yum Goong Noodle (THB999/S$41.11) lives up to its hype, read on to find out! READ ON