Restaurants & Cafés

Your guide to eating out in Bangkok, including restaurant reviews, new openings and the best dining in Bangkok

New restaurants, cafes and bars to try in Bangkok this month
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New restaurants, cafes and bars to try in Bangkok this month

Break your eating routines and check out these new restaurants, bars and cafes around Bangkok. 

Asian-style beef restaurants
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Asian-style beef restaurants

Get your spoon at the ready and eat your way through the restaurants with the best beef dishes in Bangkok

The best 9 chocolate creations Bangkok has to offer
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The best 9 chocolate creations Bangkok has to offer

There’s no better time to celebrate the city’s thriving crafted-chocolate scene

3 new openings in Bangkok you foodies gotta check out this weekend
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3 new openings in Bangkok you foodies gotta check out this weekend

We gather all those new venues in our beloved city for a weekly roundup for you, food enthusiasts

Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse is opening soon in Bangkok
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Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse is opening soon in Bangkok

Iconic French chef Alain Ducasse is expected to bring his world-famous chocolatier Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse to Bangkok in August

Latest restaurant reviews

Hanji
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Hanji

The hotpot eatery has tweaked the original recipe from Taiwan to come up with its four signature soups

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Paii
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Paii

The restaurant at The House on Sathorn is embracing fancy seafood creations with bold Thai flavors with a new restaurant

Kua
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Kua

A group of friends have elevated the humble street food, taking it into a proper restaurant setting and tweaking it

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
San
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San

The restaurant skillfully blends the flavors of Thai, Chinese and American cuisine (as its name, which means “three” in Chinese, suggests) in impressive creations

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Kaizen Coffee
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Kaizen Coffee

The relocated coffee shop now serves full-on meals in a two-story glasshouse-style building decorated with warm tones and raw materials

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Chef's Table
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Chef's Table

The latest addition to Lebua hotel impressively excels in all the criteria required of a haute cuisine restaurant

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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Restaurants in Bangkok by area

Places to dine and drink in Suanplu and Yen Akart
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Places to dine and drink in Suanplu and Yen Akart

Time Out Bangkok crisscrosses the small, maze-like streets of Sathorn, from Suanplu to Yen Akart, to check out some of the neighborhood’s hottest spots.

Best restaurants and cafes in Silom and Sathorn
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Best restaurants and cafes in Silom and Sathorn

Silom and Sathorn might be known for being a business district in Bangkok, but they are actually a heaven for food lovers, too.

Best restaurants and cafes in Ekkamai
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Best restaurants and cafes in Ekkamai

Best described as Thonglor's younger, less flamboyant sister, this up-and-coming area is known for its for quaint eateries, delightful dessert places and fantastic cafes.

Best restaurants and cafes in Thonglor
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Best restaurants and cafes in Thonglor

Sushi, tapas or som tum – Thonglor is utopia for the gastrophile offering a myriad of dining venues from cozy cafes to high-end restaurants to open-all-night street stalls.

Bangkok best cafés

Best afternoon tea sets
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Best afternoon tea sets

Forget hanging out at your neighborhood café. Indulge instead in afternoon tea and scrumptious treats at these plush salons.

Three locally-sourced chocolate cafes
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Three locally-sourced chocolate cafes

Blind taste test: Who has the best iced matcha latte in Bangkok?
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Blind taste test: Who has the best iced matcha latte in Bangkok?

Many will agree (tea purists and the lactose-intolerant excluded) that matcha green tea is best drank as a latte, where the bitter taste of this intensely flavored tea blends perfectly with the rich creaminess of milk, leaving a sweet aftertaste on your palate. Many shops across Bangkok deliver pretty good matcha green tea lattes (iced, of course, as we live in a city where summer never ends), but we’re trying to figure out which one makes the best concoction—that sipper that has the perfect balance of sweet, bitter, aromatic and creamy. We put on our blindfolds, and sip our way through the iced matcha lattes of eight of the city’s most popular tea shops to find out which one deserves a spot in our hearts. Note: All drinks were purchased on the same day and around the same time for a blind test conducted by our staffers at the Time Out Bangkok office. This review is purely based on the staffers’ opinions, and was not, in any way or kind, sponsored.  

Grazia Gelato and Coffee
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Grazia Gelato and Coffee

“To be honest, I have never come across real gelato here in Bangkok,” says Thanamas “Grace” Assadamongkolphan, who discovered her love for the Italy’s version of ice cream while taking up her master’s degree in fashion entrepreneurship at the Marangoni Fashion Institute in Milan. “I loved it so much that I wanted to open a gelato shop.” Grace approached the owner of Il Massimo del Gelato, her favorite gelato parlor in Milan with the hopes of bringing the franchise back to Thailand. As she had expected, the owner declined her offer, but suggested instead that she learn how to make it herself in an unnamed institution in Bergamo where the best recipes for this frozen treat come from. And that’s how the story of Grazia Gelato and Coffee began. As Grace explains, the difference between ice cream and gelato lies in the texture and richness of the mix. “Gelato incorporates less air so it comes with a silkier and more intense texture. Also, it contains almost 90 percent less fat because it has less amount of cream. And you can appreciate the actual taste of ingredients more in gelato.” Grace is proud of the gelato served at Grazia, which is tucked in an elegant townhouse in Bang Klaui that has been refurbished to look like a retro fashion studio, complete with arch details and vintage collectibles that Grace gathered whilst in Italy. For one, the gelato here is devoid of chemicals and emulsifiers, which are typically used as shortcuts at most ice cream parlors. But Grazia doesn’

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars