This Muay Thai academy may look fancy, but the training is deadly serious, carried out by lead Muay Thai coaches from Ratchadamnoen Stadium. 

This yoga gym in Eight Thonglor is a much sleeker operation than most of the ad hoc studios around town, with an elegant brown-tone waiting room and equally well designed training room. Course are offered for a variety of different yoga styles with sessions adapted to suit different ages and abilities, including kids. They also offer Bollywood dance training.

More comforting Italian classics in the heart of Asoke.

A solid yakiniku (Japanese-style barbecue), which stands out for its kitschy décor.

Fresh sushi and sashimi from fish bought at Tsukiji Market, chunky cuts of wagyu and innovative craft cocktails.

Do Not Disturb's yakiniku grilling room, with rooftop balcony for outdoor dinking.

This Japanese barbecue restaurant offers great value and style at reasonable prices.

French macaron masters Ladurée finally lands its flagship store in Siam Paragon. 

This new Lad Phrao hangout serves local Arabica coffee and dishes made according to strict Islamic dietary requirements.

Brave Roasters bring serious coffee to Siam's endless sea of chains, along with some neat handicraft goods

The famed Tokyo sushi chain opens in Bangkok, claiming to fly all its fish straight from Japan's Tsukiji Market within 24 hours of purchase.

Catering to both beef enthusiasts and the all-you-can-eat crowd. 

Clothing to make a statement from one of Bangkok's leading stylists.