Bangkok may be known for its street food, but the vibrant city is in the midst of developing itself into one of the best places in Asia for cafe hopping. Some of the cafes are inspired by local traditions while others are infused with foreign cultures and ideas brought back from overseas trips.
It is truly amazing to see how concept cafes and restaurants pop up one after another these few years and most of them boast incredibly beautiful interiors. These dining spots are great for a coffee break, to munch on some pastries or to indulge in full meals.
We came up with a list of 12 Most Beautiful Restaurants And Cafes In Bangkok for you to include into your itinerary. Remember to take lots of photos! 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
The Blooming Gallery Tea Cafe & Bar is a rustic cafe hidden in The Ei8ht Thonglor shopping mall. Walking into the cafe is like wandering into a mini secret garden where you will be surrounded by colourful flowers and lush greenery.
Imagine having beautifully plated desserts while sipping on premium tea or aromatic coffee in a glasshouse where sunlight is able to filter in during the day—this is the perfect gathering spot for high tea with your girlfriends.
If you are looking for a place to rest your tired feet after doing some shopping in central Bangkok, drop by The Blooming Gallery Tea Cafe & Bar in Thonglor district. 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
Ask your parents what they think about being served by a robot in a restaurant, cuddling a fennec fox in a cafe and enjoying a Hello Kitty-themed spa after a Hello Kitty-themed meal. Chances are, they will think you are out of your mind. But hey, it is year 2017 and all these fantasies are actually now made possible in the capital of Thailand.
From Japanese Hajime Robot Restaurant, Asia’s very first fox cafe Little Zoo Cafe, Sanrio Hello Kitty House to The Rome Restaurant, here are 15 Best Themed Cafes In Bangkok that you have to check out during your next trip.
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards was held in Singapore tonight, with Narisawa from Tokyo securing top spot in the list. I am delighted to see that there are ten representatives from Singapore: Andre (5), Iggy’s (9), Waku Ghin (11), Les Amis (14), Jaan (22), L’atelier Joel Robuchon (24), Shinji (32), Osteria Mozza (35), Gunther’s (43), Imperial Treasure (49). Award winners also announced include pastry chef Janice Wong of 2am: Dessert Bar for Asia’s Best Pastry Chef, and Jaan for ‘One To Watch’. Congrats Singapore!
Continue after the jump for the full listing.