The Japanese restaurant chain

Since opening at Central Embassy last September, Ippudo’s lines have shown little sign of shortening. Now there's another branch to try.

Drive a little out of town and you’ll find this solemn 1920s-themed bar serving craft beers and more by a lake.

This late-night bar is styled like a mansion that’s been left to rot, and serves Jameson at prices from another era.

Finding a good, cheap seafood restaurant in the center of Bangkok can be a real headache, let alone one so close to the BTS.

This Crossfit gym operates group classes under the premise that working out with friends motivates you to try harder. 

This petite but elegant spa at the Hive co-working space may look European, but the treatment is very Thai.

This intimate cruise on a restored old rice barge offers two Thai set dinner packages of eight and 12 courses.

Hip gig organizer and cat devotees Supersweet signed off 2014 not with a concert but with the opening of a new home for their kitten-centric clothing brand. 

The latest Singaporean import does premium milkshakes.

A new American-style crab house. 

The latest opening from Spring Summer’s celebrity owner and chef Phol Tantasathien.

This luxurious, air-con cruiser from the Shangri-La hotel features an international buffet and drinks on deck.

River City's Chao Phraya cruise includes an international buffet and Thai dance performances. 

Water Library's enters the retail market with a wine boutique.

This boutique takes its inspiration from the 60s and is packed with a unique collection of hats, sunglasses and other accessories. 

The shop offers womenswear of all varieties, but the highlight is their vintage clutches.


One of the few places specializing in home-kneaded soba noodles.

A high-end addition to the great array of Japanese bars around Sukhumvit Soi 39.

This café-cum-bistro in a Japanese community mall is all about Belgian chocolate. 

The Singaporean Hainanese chicken classic has arrived in Bangkok.

This new wine bar puts the focus on affordable bottles, mostly from the Old World.

The man with the most Michelin stars in the world has finally landed in Bangkok

A low-key alternative to the major yoga hubs.
The Copenhagen-born coffee shop offers a menu of Nordic dishes based on local ingredients

Dusit Thani’s new 22/F restaurant is nothing like the refined French eatery it replaces.

The new Mexican player in town does not follow the usual format of big portions and a casual atmosphere

A moodily-lit addition to Lower Silom offers Jazz Age styling, live music and comfort food.

A little glimpse of the world-famous three-Michelin-star restaurant Alinea.

Credited as the birthplace of Thai massage, the temple massage school still runs today.