Mom and pop shops, ‘grammable cafes and local restaurants line this up-and-coming four-kilometer soi. Udom Suk might be the most happening suburb in the city right now.
Drop by Dough
Coffee & Breakfast
Kick start your day at Drop by Dough
with a savory bacon and cheddar or berry rose doughnut (both B95), topped off with a hot latte (B100), or head to Maggio
for a tasty ham and cheese croissant (B95) and nitro citrus cold brew coffee (B90). Want to eat local? Then venture into Udom Suk Market
, where you can chit-chat with the vendors over a meal. Just around the corner, Bake Me a Design
serves all-day breakfast like cloud eggs—fluffy sunny side-up—and bacon and cheese toast (both B95). Or visit New Mexico-inspired La Mesa Coffee Co.
for the signature spicy orange mocha (B140) and flourless chocolate cake (B160).
Lunch & Dinner
Get your feng shui balanced at KaiXin Dimsum; they offer dim sum for just B26/basket as well as bak kut teh (B135). Feast on imported beef, from wagyu flank steak (B250/100g) to Ranger Valley striploin (B460/100g), at Meating Steak or head to Devilish Chews+Brews for Aussie smoke beef sausages (B359) and American pork spare ribs (B689). For seafood, order some imported oysters (B80) and seafood spaghetti (B380) at cozy Mediterranean restaurant Estació Seafood Café or grab a table at one of Bangkok’s eight branches of renowned Somboon Seafood for authentic fried crab curry and deep-fried seabass with sweet fish sauce (both priced by weight). Make a stop at the local night market, Udomsuk Walk, for some light bites and cheap beers before you hit the local bars.
Jim's Burgers and Beers
Check in at the Udom Suk branch of Jim’s Burgers and Beers
to get quality craft beer and a burger, if you still have room for more food. Swing by Craft Intersect
for the rotating selection of international brews, like Stone Scorpion Bowl IPA (B300). If you’re looking for cheap drinks and live local music, visit the very laid-back Fifty Five
. Jive to '90s tunes while playing pool at Zinc 101
—they even offer free games on Sunday nights.
BTS Udom Suk.
Life Medical Massage, Fitness and Spa
Pamper yourself with a Thai massage (B500/two-hour) or aromatherapy body massage (from B1,200) at Life Medical Massage, Fitness and Spa. You can stroll to neighboring Punnawithi to unleash your inner artist with painting, ceramic and jewelry design courses at Aromdee Artstudio, or find sanctuary at the uniquely designed Russian Orthodox St. Nicholas Church.
B9,600/month will land you a room at Elio Del Nest Udom Suk. Just a four-minute walk from BTS Udom Suk, Ideo Mix Sukhumvit 103 offers one bedrooms from B9,000 to B23,000/month. A two-bedroom starts from B17,900/month at Ideo Blucove Sukhumvit and B18,000/month at Abstracts Sukhumvit 66/1.
What do you love about Udom Suk?
SUREE CHOKVITEEJIT, VENDOR IN UDOM SUK MARKET
“Although this building is a bit rundown, it’s the place I call home. I’ve been living here for 47 years. It has sentimental value for me and the community.”
CHALERMPHOL AKKARAPINYOKUL AND NARONGRIT SRITALANON, FOUNDERS OF DROP BY DOUGH
“This is a great place to escape the busy city. It’s filled with tranquility, green spaces, food and happiness.”
SANGWAN TAKHUM, OWNER OF KAIXIN DIMSUM
“Udom Suk has its own unique charm—people, restaurants and buildings. It’s known for affordable meals and easily accessible mass transit.”