The king’s former second palace now houses some of the most beautiful art and antiques in the country. 

The museum tells the story of how HM Queen Sirikit has helped turn Thai silk from a simple local handicraft into a key export and an icon of Thailand. 

Ekkamai's latest bar is a cross between an Irish pub, a log cabin and a fairytale castle. 

The St. Regis' lounge ticks the boxes for a laid-back lunch, late breakfast, high tea or just a stiff drink.

French cuisine with serious Michelin-star credentials.

Move over Ladurée, there's a new local macaron maker in town. 

An American-style diner with a catch: all the shakes are made with organic soy milk.

Ari's new Isaan restaurant, where the food's as photogenic as the decor.

Photo: Cole Pennington

Bespoke jeans, from Thailand to the world.

Custom denim in the heart of Siam.

Thai-made selvedge jeans.

The tiny Old Town shophouse that previously housed Seven Spoons has been given a Polynesian makeover. 

The Bangkok branch of one of Korea's leading restaurants for tokpokki.

Beef, old-school cocktails, single malts and robust red wines make it perfect for liquid- and power-lunches alike.

Bangkok's latest hobby-oriented cafe.

The sprawling weekend market packs in 15,000 stalls, making it one of the world’s largest markets. 

This daily Thonburi market sells everything from food to toys, but the majority of the buzz centers on secondhand clothes. 


The liveliest time to visit this huge flower market is at night, when the authentic trading action is in place.

The luxurious spa offers fantastic views of the Chao Phraya River along with a number of Balinese-inspired treatments.

The new Thai restaurant headed by Iron Chef regular Thanintorn Tannawan. 

 Chef Autumn McTaggart serves “modern French American" in a park-like setting.

The legendary rooftop bar on the 61st floor of the Banyan Tree hotel offers 360-degree views of the city. 

Here's another Japanese restaurant making big promises about the provenance of its ingredients.

A soup café claiming to make all its stock fresh each day using local ingredients.

The latest French baker to open in Bangkok.

Goodbye Minibar Royale. Hello Minibar Cafe.

A down-to-earth atmosphere, exuberant staff and a solid menu of tasty fusion maki rolls.

A wooden-floored izakaya that's a favorite among Japanese expats looking for a taste of home. 

This Thai-Chinese restaurant on Thonglor is a great place for night owls looking to soak up the alcohol with a bite to eat.

A multi-purpose co-working space in a beautiful refurbished house.

French fine-dining affiliated with Jean-Michel Lorain of the acclaimed three-Michelin-starred Côte Saint Jacques in Burgundy.