This area really comes to life at night, when Arabian restaurants, red-light districts and Soi 11’s thumping clubs are swarmed with tourists.


Central Sukhumvit loses a prime sundowner spot. 
The burgeoning burger empire spreads along Sukhumvit. 
A reason to revisit Punjab Grill's plush setting during the daytime.
Behold, possibly the tastiest Cuban sandwich in town.
There’s never been more choice and better quality brews in Bangkok. Here’s your best bet on where to find them. 
The Overground
This weekend will be the last for Sukhumvit Soi 22's The Overground. 


Bar: Brewski
A beer bar with 30th-floor views of Sukhumvit.
Restaurant: Slanted Taco
A familiar name helms this Sukhumvit Mexican restaurant.
Restaurant: Holey Gelato
One of Bangkok's best bakeries opens a gelato store. 
Restaurant: City Skyline
Real American diner classics at Asoke.  


The Local | Bangkok
Authentic local dishes and regional products are the focus in this hundred-year-old house.
This flagship restaurant of the Sheraton Grande is a classic Italian fine-dining experience.
One of the best Indian places in town--and certainly the one with the most impressive decor.
This Tuscan-inspired restaurant at the recently opened Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok provides an escape from the busy Asoke intersection with a touch of rural Italy.
An authentic pizzeria spin-off from the well-regarded Zanotti.
Modern presentations of kebabs cooked in a custom-made tandoor oven. 
Tapas y Vino’s plates are much more sophisticated in their presentation than you’d find in your average tapas joint.
On the 32nd floor of Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, sample modern French cuisine served in a restaurant that feels like a classic Parisian apartment.
The bird’s-eye-view of Bangkok’s skyline is sure to impress, as is the selection of beef.
Le Dalat is committed to quality ingredients and royal Vietnamese recipes.
Refined yet rustic, this handsome Argentinean steakhouse is a carnivore's dream.
Ten-Sui is one of the city’s most attractive Japanese eateries.
Rossano’s stands apart from other Italian eateries thanks to its attention to detail.
Bangkok's only Japanese chef doing French cuisine.
Simple Japanese dishes that are brilliantly prepared in sometimes unexpected ways.
French comfort food with a slightly clubby vibe.
Bistro-like venue with Mediterranean, French and Italian offerings with molecular tweaks.