Ari’s reputation for indie spirit now stretches all the way to BTS Phaya Thai—not forgetting Soi Rangnam, which is alive with charming cafes.
These venues are just a snapshot of soi 49-63’s booming coffee shop culture, which has even begun spreading to the other side of Sukhumvit.
Take a pit stop from Bangkok’s best shops at a beautiful bistro overlooking the British Embassy, or duck down a Phloen Chit side street to find the neighborhood’s favorite cafes.
Leafy Soi Yenakart is right now one of our favorite spots for brunch in the city thanks to the Yarden complex, while between the touristy stretches of Silom you can still find an amazing cup of coffee.
2016 saw a bumper crop of new spots to embrace the slow life with a slow-drip coffee or plate of fluffy pancakes. Here are our favorites.
Meet the people making life sweet in Bangkok.