Should cafe hopping be an official sport for Bangkokians? Quite debatable. But, one thing that we are certain of is that cafe aficionados in Bangkok leave no stone unturned to find the perfect spot to snap for the gram. So here are some of the most instagrammable cafes in Bangkok that are worthy of your next photo-op.
Image: Brioche from Heaven
Resembling a typical Parisian cafe, this charming bakery decked with brick walls and wooden logs, is famous for its brioche by dessert specialist chef Kai of Iron Chef Thailand. Grab a slice of their signature pecan studded brioche (B130) and peanut butter brioche (B120) paired with a classic Shake Shake vanilla (B120).
156 Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Rd., Bangkok. Open daily 10am-8pm.
Image: Chim Chim via Facebook
From its custom-made furniture featuring prints from Jim Thompson House to Dadaist pops of color—bright shades of blue, yellow, and orange and lush, green plants against a terrazzo floor — Chim Chim speaks a lot for itself. This loft-style space filled with local artwork is very eye-catching and makes a great spot to experiment with your ideas and flavors. Drop by for their all-day brekkie like breakfast burrito (B330) made with scrambled eggs and Sloane’s fennel sausage, or catch the bigger bites like Zing Zing Chicken Burger (B310).
G/F, Siam@Siam Design Hotel, 865 Rama 1 Rd., Bangkok. Open daily 8:30am-10:30pm
Image: Wallflowers Cafe via Facebook
Nestled in the heart of soi Nana, this floral-themed cafe offers a rustic character with a vintage feel. While their backdrop is aesthetically-pleasing, their scrumptious cakes like the Dark Beer Cake (B150) and drinks like Thai tea cream cheese (B200) are equally attractive.
31-33 Soi Nana, Pom Prap, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok. Open daily 11am-6pm.
Image: A Pink Rabbit + Bob Cafe via Facebook
Hustle away to Tha Tien to visit this charming, vintage-style cafe that serves a variety of homemade scrumptious cakes like Shiny Orange Cake (B195) and Custard Salted Choc (B195). Decked with neon signs with a rustic feel, this cool spot captures the old town vibe beautifully.
378 Maha Rat Rd, Grand Palace, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok. Open 9am-7pm.
Image: Sretsis Parlour via Website
If you’re a die-hard fan of the Sretsis fashion brand and fancy all-pink aesthetics with glitter and rose gold, then this is your move. Their plush curtains, chandeliers, and floral-themed crockeries speak nothing but elegance and class. The cafe serves a creative set of souvenirs and cakes like Daisy Princess Cake (B240) and Ludo Chocolate Cake (B200), best paired with Magic Latte (B180).
Central Embassy, Level 2 Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok. Open daily 10am-8pm.
Image: Audrey Cafe & Bistro via Facebook
Nothing beats a classic shot at this English tea room. This Victorian-style bistro decked with white furniture and striped wallpaper offers a chic setting with a bold dining concept. Try their old Thai fusion menu, like the signature crab souffle (B320) with spaghetti spicy dried chili with river prawn (B290).
136/3 Thonglor Soi 11, Bangkok. Open daily 10am-10pm.