Welcome to Bangkok
Bangkok is a city that welcomes the bizarre, beautiful, and wacky and thrives on contrasts. Its upbeat character and energetic nature are due to the people's constant rush and bustle. Every time you visit, this city is a must-see and an unforgettable experience. The city has a wide range of appeal, including the relaxed tuk-tuk, market stalls, chic skyscrapers, and delectable cuisine. Whatever your reason for visiting, this location offers family time, romance, and adventure.
It is unquestionably a major Asian city, renowned for its vibrant Sois, nightlife, cuisine, and spas. Contrary to popular opinion, this "huge smoke" also boasts abundance of greenery nearby for anyone seeking a respite. A night, take to the sky bars to be rewarded with a sparkling metropolis twinkling in its glory. Sashaying with the sweet, the sour, and everything in between, there is no denying that Bangkok will capture both your senses, and your heart.
Local Authentic Style:
Roong Rueng - This Michelin Guide-recommended restaurant serves Tom Yum noodle soups that are unlike anywhere else. The sweet, sour and spicy soup is served with one of six noodle types you can choose from, featuring wide white noodles, medium white noodles, fine white noodles, egg noodles, glass noodles and short noodles.
Backyard Gyoza - is collection of small restaurants that serves giant boxes of stuffed dumplings. There are a variety of dumpling fillings. They have Original, Cheese, Spicy Mala, Larb and Teriyaki as well as three different meat options (Pork, Meat and Shrimp).
Wonton Here Lhor - Where they level-up and up-size wontons. This stall offers jumbo-sized wontons with a wide selection of high quality fillings -shrimp roe, crab row, salted egg, salmon and shrimp – that you’d rarely find at other restaurants.
Pad Thai Jeh Muay- Proving that not all Pad Thai dishes are created the same; additional to Pad Thai’s usual ingredients, this restaurant’s the iconic dish Pad Thai Goong Sod is served with juicy prawns. They also add a not-too-watery sweet-and-sour sauce to the dish, which helps elevate the menu item to the next level.
Err - Located down a quaint alley and into a charming homestyle restaurant offering the authentic flavours of Thailand. Unique recipes are created from their in-house preserved products. Err shows off the best of Thailand’s culinary culture, pick from their sectioned menu; preserved, pickled, charcoal grill, crunchy & crispy, wok wok, clay pot, curry or soups; there is something for everyone! The menu is created by Bo & Dylan, the owners of popular restaurant Bo.Lan.
Paste - A dining destination that reaches into the depths of Thai history and heritage, with recipes inspired by Thai royalty, aristocratic families and heritage cookbooks. Each dish has been intricately crafted by chef Bongkoch ‘Bee’ Satongun, named Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2018. The restaurant itself is set in an unexpected location, the top floor of a shopping mall, yet it’s modern and inviting, laid-back and sophisticated, with a spiral sculpture made from hundreds of silk cocoons serving as the focal point of the striking interior.
Le Du - Tucked around the corner from Chong Nonsi BTS in Bangkok’s bustling Silom district, sits one of the most creative and artsy Thai restaurants in Bangkok, Le Du Restaurant and Wine Bar. This effortless stylish restaurant serves up modern Thai cuisine, paired with a wide range of fine wines. Both the menu and atmosphere here are inspired by each season, with food featuring local and sustainable produce from around Thailand.
100 Mahaseth - Located at 100 on Mahaseth Rd, just nearby the charming Charoen Krung, specialising in authentic South-East Asian recipes with an emphasis on a root to fruit and nose to tail experience. Showing their support for the local community all ingredients are sourced locally from Thailand farmers with a focus on seasonal produce.
Bunker - A hidden hideaway in Sathorn, Bunker serves immaculate cuisine, picking dishes from across the culinary traditions of Europe with the addition of some contemporary American flavours. As the name suggests, the restaurant itself is reminiscent of a war shelter with rough concrete walls which stand vertical against sophisticated marbled tables and brightly coloured leather chairs. Diners can choose between table settings within the pared-back interior spaces, or take in the casual ambience of an outdoor terrace space overlooking the urban landscape.
Eat Me restaurant - serves up mouth-watering Modern International fare, Chef Tim Butler’s ingenious and creative approach is what makes Eat Me’s cuisine so irresistible to one’s tastebuds. The New York-born cook combines various ingredients to create bold and daring flavours, served in a laid-back, ever-changing art gallery setting.
Sühring - German twin brothers Thomas and Mathias Sühring, producing seasonal, high-end German cuisine for Bangkok fine dining lovers to enjoy. Situated down a leafy residential street within the neighbourhood of Sathorn, Suhring takes over the first floor of chef’s house creating a home ambience that is welcoming and positive. With the menu changing daily, its easy to see why guests return frequently to dine in one of the many rooms on offer here.
Sweet Poppy - An Australian-inspired restaurant, open-air cafe, juice bar, private studio, store, and outdoor play and event area are all part of this beautiful green lifestyle place. The restaurant’s owner and chef, Jesse McTavish, drew inspiration for the menu from his homeland of Melbourne.
Asiatique - is a mix of mall and outdoor markets. It was purpose-designed with street-style market shopping in mind. It’s a bustling environment that serves regular entertainment alongside various shopping options.
Icon Siam - luxury fashion department stores, beautiful water features (along with stunning light shows) as well as architectural embellishments that are truly awe-inspiring.
Central Siam - 3 shopping malls located next to each other: Siam Paragon for luxury, Siam Center and Discovery Center for family activities (cinema, ice skating, an abundance of restaurants and the largest aquarium in Thailand.
For a truly electrifying shopping experience in Bangkok, you should try to visit as many of the markets as you possibly can. Not only do the markets here mimic an intrinsic and fundamental part of city life, but they also invite you into a world of unimaginable magnetism and amazement.
Floating Markets - You can easily spend an entire day visiting the floating markets at Damnoen Saduak or those at Taling Chan though they may not be all in the same area.
Weekend Markets - A market you simply must not miss is the Chatuchak Weekend Market but for this to happen, you’d need to be in the city over a weekend as the market is only open on a Saturday and a Sunday for tourists and the general public. Here you’ll find a wide variety of merchandise and local food stuff.