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


Where to start your day all across the city.
Sushi Masato
The CBD comes alive at night with a diverse range of amazing restaurants. Check out more in BK's annual Top Tables guide. 
Cheap Charlie's
As we wave goodbye to the unnamed alley on Sukhumvit Soi 11 that became a Bangkok nightlife landmark, we look at the fate of its businesses. 
About Eatery
Five days of fine, vegan-friendly wine starts this month.


Restaurant: Charley Brown’s
Sukhumvit Soi 11's Mexican fave find a new home. 
Restaurant: Bad Burger
Burgers and Bangers' star chef moves into a new operation and beefs up her patties. 
This rooftop bar takes Thai street food to the sky. 
The Thai craft beer brand opens its own tiny taproom.


Refined yet rustic, this handsome Argentinean steakhouse is a carnivore's dream.
Modern presentations of kebabs cooked in a custom-made tandoor oven. 
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.
Ten-Sui is one of the city’s most attractive Japanese eateries.
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.
Authentic local dishes and regional products are the focus in this hundred-year-old house.
Le Dalat is committed to quality ingredients and royal Vietnamese recipes.
On the 32nd floor of Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, sample modern French cuisine served in a restaurant that feels like a classic Parisian apartment.
An authentic pizzeria spin-off from the well-regarded Zanotti.
Tapas y Vino’s plates are much more sophisticated in their presentation than you’d find in your average tapas joint.
The bird’s-eye-view of Bangkok’s skyline is sure to impress, as is the selection of beef.
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.