SIlom has it all: a swarm of offices, a bustling nightmarket, a Japanese street, gay alleys packed with bars and some of the city’s best restaurants.


Craft-cocktail lounges, booming beer bar culture and the return of Thonglor... It’s the best of Bangkok nightlife in 2016!
The mourning period has resulted in a bottleneck of top-tier food and booze events happening for the rest of November.
But it does still appear in the guide.
An unlikely setting for awesome local spirits, with bonus views. 
It's taken a while but Bangkok has finally fallen for the Cubano, that winning combination of ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard. Here's where to grab a handful.


Ratchada Train Market's grilled cheese specialist opens a second branch. 
Restaurant: Flair (United Center)
Silom's cute coffee counter opens a second branch. 
Restaurant: Kuku Ramen
Silom welcomes another ramen restaurant, this time from the Water Library group.
Restaurant: Ciao Pizza
Water Library’s ever-expanding and diversifying empire branches into pizza.


This inventive restaurant uses modern cooking techniques to produce original and delicious Thai food. 
This elegant blend of gentlemen’s club and European bistro looks to appeal to serious cocktail drinkers. 
Dusit Thani Bangkok’s signature Thai restaurant gets a modern makeover.
This elegant wine bistro surrounded by glass on the 47th floor of the Pullman Hotel G offers sweeping views of lower Silom and some excellent bistro food.
Over a decade on, Eat Me can still run with Bangkok's coolest restaurants.
Twists on Asian comfort food in a bright pink 100-year-old house.
Dusit Thani’s 22nd-floor restaurant combines Nikkei cuisine and views of Lumpini park.
Fine European cuisine with discreet Asian twists.
Paying homage to the orignal owner, who was a doctor, the menu incorporates strong herbs and spices 
This welcoming white house surrounded by a Japanese garden is a haven for sushi lovers.
Authentic Piedmontese cuisine whipped up from top-quality ingredients.
Owned and managed by Alex Morabito, who used to run Vino Zanotti, this restaurant impresses with hundrends of Italian wines and solid Tuscan food.
The beautiful setting and excellent cote de boeuf are enough to make this old-timer still worth a visit.
Lebanese food, using a lot of imported produce.