Located near Khlong Prapa, this 30-year-old Thai restaurant offers homey dishes in an old house tucked down a deep soi. The quirkily decorated place has been made to resemble a European cottage, the walls decorated with old clocks, kerosene lamps, even a lute. There are also press clippings...
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Tucked in a small converted shophouse, casual Korean restaurant Kimchi Hour serves all the expected dishes, from stir-fried Ko Khun beef with bulgogi sauce (B250) to bibimbap (stir-fried rice in Korean style, B200). Their fried chicken (B120) comes recommended and is available in three sauces:...
This new arrival ticks many boxes for Thonglorites: coffee (from B60), free Wi-Fi, dessert and breakfast. Other drinks range from the salted caramel mocha (B145) to a glass of Italian soda (starts from B90), to which you can add a shot (B90) for the weekend. Breakfast dishes include eggs florentine...
After quite a long wait, Mikkeller finally opened its doors to great fanfare at the start of this year on Ekkamai Soi 10. This microbrewery originated in Denmark and is renowned as one of the world's first "gypsy" microbrewers, which means they produce unique beers around the world in...
The sleek Sushi-OO at Mercury Ville has sustained its opening buzz by offering something different from the usual raw fish places across town: Osaka-inspired double sushi featuring two pieces of sashimi. The place is always packed during lunch and dinner, so while the service is fast...
The buzz: Indian franchise The Great Kabab Factory has arrived in Bangkok promising some 450 types of kebabs (grilled meat or vegetables) under the roof of the Majestic Grande Hotel. The all-you-can-eat set menu is prepared by Indian Chef Mahesh Thepa, who claims to use all the same herbs and...
The new hotel Radisson Blu features six restaurants with one of the highlights being China Table, a Cantonese restaurant with dishes like Peking duck, dim sum and suckling pig. Drop by for the set lunch at B888, which covers roughly eight courses including roasted duck...
Bangkokians now have another place to get their fill of pancakes, with the second branch of Mokuola Hawaii. Putting the focus on Western classic dishes with a few twists, highlights of a thick menu include pork spare ribs (B360), grilled salmon with pancake (B260) and pancake with papaya, ricotta...
The buzz: Established in 1880, Fauchon is a French delicatessen that’s been brought to Bangkok by the company who runs Simply W (Whittard). This cafe is not only a go-to venue for pastries and retail products, though, as there’s a big kitchen serving mainly French classics. Joining the...
The buzz: Urbane Japanese fashion brand Yacco Maricard has launched its stylish and spacious flagship store in Thailand, on Sukhumvit soi 23.   The vibe: A collaboration between Thai and Japanese architects, the store is separated into three distinct buildings connected by wood slat  ...
Located in front of Nichada Thani, opposite Que Pasa, The Slider Shack is an American-style diner. Previously known as the BBQ Sandwich King in Soi Samakhee, the place just moved to Nichada, rebranded itself and launched a longer menu. Try their classic burgers (deluxe, BBQ chicken breast...
Gold Curry sells a variety of classic Japanese comfort foods, from gyoza (dumplings) and takoyaki (squid balls) to omelets, but the real highlight is that homiest of homey Japanese dishes, curry rice. The bright orange Silom branch of this Kanazawa import (there’s another on...
Bangkok’s crepe craze shows no sign of abating with the opening of Monster’s Crepe at community mall Int-Intersection on Rama 3. They offer more than 14 selections, with highlights including the blueberry cream cheese (B69) and double choc banana Nutella (...
Buzz: Joining the second-floor of the same building as hip new gentlemen’s barber shop Black Amber is this jewelry showroom and workshop. Having previously run the Oneform-Onepiece Jewelry School, Chaiwat Wattananukit has teamed up with Yellow Fang bassist Piyamas Muenprasartdee to offer one-...
Tucked in the same soi as Jim Thompson House, Cafe at Ease is a new tea room set in a revamped house decked out with faux grass and surrounded by big trees. Also on-site is the owner Monrissa Leenutaphong's clothing store stocking the brand Monrissa Couture plus other artsy products such as t-...
Set down a small alley near Khao San, the tiny and grungy eatery Mini Dish is dedicated to American fast food. Take a seat at the slender bar and tuck into a beef burger with mushroom cream sauce (B200), pork burger with ham, egg and pineapple (B180) or hot dog (B60). Besides the regular beers...
The buzz: Following the likes of Juju Bar and Kaze, here’s another renovated shophouse in Thonglor drawing in the chic crowds. As the name suggests, it serves up mostly raw food menu, focused mainly on seafood, ably supported by a stylish nautical-inspired décor. The owner, Lalita Bautet of...
New restaurant on Vipawadee 2203 serves up Italian dishes in a low-key, slightly industrial setting dominated by communal wooden tables, big glass windows and black steel touches.  Seat yourself in either the dining area or the bar zone to enjoy dishes like spaghetti with scamp sauce (B320),...
The very hip cafe Casa Lapin has opened their fourth branch, expanding the empire even further with a hostel, co-working space and flower shop. The bigger venue boasts the familiar industrial loft style of high ceilings, wooden floors and red brick walls, while big windows let in lots of light...
Sathorn Soi 10, home to Lady Brett and Rocket, is turning into one happening street. It makes sense, then, that the beloved Hanakaruta on Soi 39 would pick this spot to open its second branch. You’ll find the familiar wall of booze, mezzanine-height shelves stacked with countless spirits and...
New restaurant Indulge opens its doors at 7am, serving up breakfast, Western dishes like prawn risotto (B320) and Australian rib eye (B880), as well as classic Thai dishes like pad Thai (B220) and green curry (B200). There are plenty of interesting cocktails, too...
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Sat right next to Salt is this new cafe with a bright white exterior. Step inside and you're greeted with a very chic interior, with exposed stone surfaces and some vintage wooden furniture giving off a rustic, almost alpine vibe. The very brief drinks list includes espresso (B88), red tea...
Traiporn Pochana started out more than 50 years ago as a khao tom gui (made-to-order Thai and Chinese dishes) stall on the street. The next generation then expanded the business to three different branches around town—Prachachuen, Ramkhamhaeng and Theparak. When you visit the Prachachuen...
Tucked in small shophouse in the Suvarnabhumi Airport area, the new Mexican restaurant El Sabor de Minburi  is little more than a few casual tables and chairs. Sample classic dishes like quesadilla (B120-B200), nachos supreme with pork, chicken, lamb or beef (B200-B240) or burritos (B200-B240...
The retro-looking Oldman Cafe is serving up coffee (from B45) and sweet treats such as banoffee (B65) and tiramisu (B65) in a space defined by white bricks, neon signs and crate seating. Popular among the vintage motorbike riders, the venue comes alive at night with live bands and a beer...