Opposite Mess Hall Pop-Up

The team behind cult favorite Opposite Mess Hall, which closed in 2015, gears up for the December launch of new project 12:51 by Jess Barnes with another Opposite Mess Hall Pop-Up. From Nov 22-Dec 17, Barnes will be bringing back old classics like the pork belly bao, bone marrow dumplings and duck waffle, as well as some exciting new dishes. Book in advance here

Viva Market Thonglor, 387 Sukhumvit Soi 55


Scarlett Bangkok x Top Chef Thailand

Hot off winning the first ever Top Chef Thailand, social media darling chef Chudaree “Tam” Debhakam will be showing off her culinary chops at Scarlett Wine Bar and Restaurant on Nov 23-27. Debhakam’s seven a la carte dishes are a coming- together of her French culinary training, locally inflected palate, and personal commitment to sustainable-eating. Look out for the lamb shank massaman curry pie (B890), whole stuffed quail (B1,380) and grilled tiger prawn with charred romesco (B850).
37/F, Pullman Hotel G, 188 Silom Rd., 089-108-8744. Open daily 6pm-1am. BTS Chong Nonsi

New York State Tap Take Over 

Mikkeller Bangkok (Nov 23) and Tacochela by Mikkeller (Nov 24) showcase over 40 taps of New York State-brewed craft beers. The beers will be available in individual glasses, or in flights of 4, along with New York-inspired food by Dan Bark. Only one keg per beer. From 5pm.

Mikkeller, 26 Ekkamai Soi 10, 02-381-9891
Tacochela, Ari Samphan Soi 1


Thailand Brew Fest

Returning this Nov 24-25, the festival takes over Quaint restaurant and bar with over 80 labels of beer. Over 20 importers/distributors have joined forces this time. As well as the major beer guys like Boonrawd (Singha & Leo) and Thai Bev (Chang), there’ll be plenty of craft attractions. Highlights include BrewDog, Ballast Point, Little Creatures and Heretic from abroad, along with local beer rock stars like Devanom (our favorite!), Happy New Beer, Stonehead (try their butterfly pea beer!), Chiang Mai, Triple Pearl and Yaksa. One-day tickets are B699, which comes with two beer coupons and one beer glass that you’ll most likely lose or break before the end of the night. We know, we’ve done it. Tickets at
Quaint, 23 Sukhumvit Soi 61, 02-714-1998

Gaysorn Christmas Village Launch

Try a wide range of cuisines from Bangkok's famous food trucks amid the outdoor Christmas ambience of Gaysorn Village's new Cocoon zone, and also shop gifts at its gift fair, during Nov 24-26.

Ratchadamri Rd. 

Singha Food Fest

Lhong 1919 hosts its first major food festival. Expect plenty of quality Thai, Chinese and international vendors selling local staples coupled with beer towers and live music. More than 50 food vendors from across the city will take part throughout Nov 24-26, There are some well-known restaurant names on the docket, like Crab and Claw and Bourbon Street, but don’t be shy to explore some of the Thai-favorite vendors lesser known to expats. As a primer, we recommend grabbing a bag of signature shrimp and pork dumplings from Lao-E, stacking a plate withSamutsakorn Moo Krob Aa-Gong’s Hong Kong crispy pork drizzled in house-made sauce or trying the spicy and fragrant somtam from Ratchada’s favorite Isaan joint, Saab One. If you’re not into the whole beer thing, try some of Farm Design’s Japanese-style desserts and drinks to cap things off. From 5pm-midnight each day.  

248 Chiang Mai Rd., 081-994-4597

Pirate Life Free-Flow Dinner

100 Mahaseth hosts B1,350 free-flow of five beers from South Australia's Pirate Life brewery, along with nose-to-tail Thai menu on Nov 24. From 7pm.

198/3 Mahaseth Rd. 02-235-0023

Warehouse 30 Organic Weekend

Shop organic products, taste Thai desserts and partake in art and crafts workshops during Nov 24-26 at Warehouse 30's weekend market.

52-60 Charoenkrung Rd.


Backyard Barbie

Yoga in the garden followed by coffee, cocktails and bacon and eggs at A Stimulant by Sarnies Bangkok this Nov 25. From 10am. 

Soi Phopmit, Sukhumvit Soi 39,

Drink Local Closing Party

This Saturday (Nov 25) sees the closing party of Drink Local, Bangkok's first drinks festival dedicated entirely to Thai-made craft spirits. Taking place at The Commons, the 12-hour celebration will bring together 12 of the city's top bars who'll be championing seven local spirits.These include Backstage (Iron Balls), Bamboo Bar (Malai), Bunker (Grandma Jinn), Cielo (Kristal), Crying Thaiger (Chalong Bay), Eat Me (Issan Rum), The Locker Room (Issan Rum), Rabbit Hole (Three Monkeys), Sorrento (Malai), Tep Bar (Three Monkeys), Vertigo Too (Grandma Jinn) and Zuma (Kristal). Each bar will have a booth serving their signature local-spirit cocktail—at B160 all night long. For more information on workshops and masterclasses during the week, see here

The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17.


Roast's 6th Birthday Dinner

Bangkok's all-day brunch pioneer Roast celebrates six years in the business with a six-course set dinner menu next month. For two nights only (Dec 1-2), join them at The Commons branch for a culinary journey celebrating their past and future. The six courses promise a mix of best-sellers like their jalapeno poppers and strawberry waffle, plus exciting new dishes. As well as dinner, diners will receive a journal filled with recipes, the stories behind the dishes, and news of future projects. The dinner costs B1,350/peson, with the option of upgrading the main course to Australian grain-fed ribeye for an extra B350. Reserve your place at the table via email ( or phone (02-185-2865).

The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17

Salmon & Trout Pop-up

Chef Kan Morieda from Salmon & Trout in Tokyo presents a pop-up at 80/20 on Dec 4. The six-course meal with amuse bouche and palate cleanser also comes paired with sake, wine and cocktails. B3,500 per person.

1052-1054 Charoenkrung Rd., 087-593-1936, 02-639-1135

Great Wines of Italy

Prolific wine critic James Suckling (a former editor of Wine Spectator magazine) brings his event back to Bangkok this Dec 8 at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Erawan hotel. For B1,000, you will be tasting over 80 Italian brands and premium boutique wineries, handpicked by Suckling himself. The selection includes Brunellos, Barolos, Tuscans, Barbarescos, Amarones, Chianti Classicos and many more. There will also be a screening of Suckling’s documentary, Great Wines of Italy: Alto Adige’s Vineyards in the Sky, which explores the wineries and vineyards of Northeast Italy. Early bird tickets can be purchased here with a special price for people aged under 28 at B649.
Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, 494 Rachadamri Rd., 02-254-1234


Hipster Night

To celebrate the launch of Amara Hotel Surawong's new restaurant and bar, Elements, the hotel offers special promotions of buy-one-get-one on bottles of wine and a B399 beer buffet every Fri night.

Amara Hotel, Surawong Rd. 02-021-8888


The Fab Five and Grapes Five

Every Mon-Sat at BarSu, enjoy five vodka, rum, gin or whiskey drinks for B500 or five glasses of new-world wines for B1,000 7:30pm till midnight. Available until further notice. 

Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Rd., 02-649-8888. BTS Asoke