Sandwiched between On Nut and Ekkamai, Phra Khanong is a salad bowl of cultures and cuisines, with a ton of cool drinking dens and art spaces.
Coffee & Breakfast
Escape the concrete jungle at Naiipa Art Complex
’s café, Li-bra-ry
, with a caramel macchiato (B105) and their signature waffle (B95). For something zanier, try the Summerest (cold brew shake with prune juice, B150) at industrial-looking Single Lane
or check out the arty décor at Craft Café
while enjoying all-day breakfast items like the fig croissant sandwich (B120) and avocado toast with a sunny-side up egg and bacon (B160). For something healthier, check out Dishgood
, which offers weekly meal prep for B250/day.
Lunch & Dinner
If you’re a Japanophile, Phra Khanong is your ‘hood. Make your way to Okinawa Kinjo
for uyaki (Okinawa-style soba with pork broth, B220) and ikasumi
yakisoba (squid ink noodles, B220); the homey, contemporary Wagyu Samurai
for their sukiyaki lunch set (B699); Izakaya 555
for sosu yakisoba (B180) and draft Asahi (B248/1,000ml); or the Sapporo-hailing Bishamon
for Sapporo miso ramen (regular B180/large B230). Latin flavors can be found in Casa Teo
’s shrimp and garlic cazuela
stew (B280) and grilled Spanish octopus with potato and chorizo (B580), while nearby Cielo Sky Bar
specializes in local flavors like pomelo salad with grilled tiger prawn and coconut powder (B420). For a chef’s table dinner experience, hit up Bangkok Supper Club
for six-course menus with free-flow wine and cocktails (B3,000/person). Or keep it low-key at the sprawling, outdoor W District
, which caters to everyone with stalls serving Indian, Italian, Japanese, Filipino and Thai food.
Talk of the Town
Start your bar-hopping journey with a Chicago hotdog (B195), an IPA and an indie rock soundtrack at Hoppy HRS
before heading across the street to Wishbeer Home Bar
for their 36 rotating taps. Sample cocktails on tap (from B270) at Talk of the Town
or critique artwork at gallery-slash-bar Goja
. End your night spacing out at the galactic Clouds Across the Moon
with its eponymous cocktail of vodka, peach schnapps and sweet vermouth, smoked with hickory wood (B280).
BTS Phra Khanong.
Two minutes from the BTS, Rhythm Sukhumvit 44/1 offers rooms from B17,000/month, while 32-sq-meter one-bedrooms go for B16,000/month at Life at Sukhumvit 67. For something slightly more luxurious, B25,000/month will land you a two-bedroom at Wyne Sukhumvit, while one-bedroom apartments at Vertier Sukhumvit start at B32,000/month.
One More Game
Extinguish the summer heat with a cone of gelato (B120) at Rin Taro
, before bouncing it off at Amped Trampoline Park
. Improve your handicap at indoor mini golf course The Turn
(B300/person), then challenge your friends to a game of Uno or Monopoly at One More Game
. Vinyl junkies can visit the hidden Trackaddict Records
to dig for everything from jazz to molam, while art enthusiasts should check out Rebel Art Space
and TARS Gallery
. Meanwhile, bargain hunters can go on a scavenger hunt for killer second-hand goods at Treasure Factory
What do you love about Phra Khanong?
Penrung Srivipat, manager of Rin Taro
“Phra Khanong is the perfect place to live, with a nice balance between urban and suburban and a number of Japanese restaurants.”
Chatuphon Sukhonthanon, owner of One More Game
“I like how there are a variety of expats living in this neighborhood—it’s a place where many cultures meet.”
Tuangpat Rattanavatin, owner of Trackaddict Records
“I’ve been living here for four years and I’ve really seen the neighborhood progress. This place just keeps getting better and better.”