Best restaurants in Bang Khun Phrom

A roundup of places to eat in one of the most underrated neighborhoods in Bangkok's Old Town.
Pad Thai Nana
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By Gail Piyanan |
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Bang Khun Phrom has some of the best street eats in Bangkok. Soi Thewet, in particular, is lined with stalls and eateries run by descendants of old Chinese migrants who inherited recipes passed down from one generation to the next. We list down the places worth trying.

Best restaurants in Bang Khun Phrom

Krua Apsorn
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Restaurants, Thai

Krua Apsorn

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Krua Apsorn is a family-run restaurant spearheaded by chef/ owner Chanchavee Skulkunt, who used to cook for Thai royalty. Despite its exalted reputation, this two-decade-old eatery offers flavorful Thai dishes at pocketfriendly prices.

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Baan Nual

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Food-loving graphic designer, Sittisak Sakornsin, has converted a traditional wooden house into a casual eatery serving up Thai dishes cooked with passion. 

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Pacamara Coffee Roasters
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Pacamara Coffee Roasters

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Thonglor’s favorite coffee house has branched out to the old town, taking up space on the first floor of Bank of Thailand Learning Center.

Pad Thai Nana
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Pad Thai Nana

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Situated in a shabby shophouse, Pad Thai Nana is famous for its Chinese-style pad Thai that mixes fresh sen chan (rice noodles) with dried sen lek (rice stick noodles). 

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Somsong Pochana
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Somsong Pochana

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Sukhothai-style noodles are the main draw at this small stall, run by the former co-owner of a famous noodle place in the Phra Sumeru neighborhood.

Kao Tom Thewet Chiao Chan Pha Nit
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Kao Tom Thewet Chiao Chan Pha Nit

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Open since 1955, when the owner decided to turn a traditional retail shop into a Chinese-style khao tom (rice porridge) eatery, Khao Tom Thewet Chiao Chan Pha Nit has been serving hearty porridge (B10/ bowl) with side dishes.

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Mongkon Chai Khao Mun Kai
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Mongkon Chai Khao Mun Kai

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This humble eatery has been around for four generations and remains famous for its Hainanese chicken rice, of which rice is cooked on a charcoal stove. 

Lim Hua Heng
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Lim Hua Heng

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This eatery has been selling Shantou-style noodles since 1929. In the beginning, the noodles were only served with pork and liver, but over time Lim Hua Heng developed more signature dishes.

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Pat Thai Thewet 359
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Pat Thai Thewet 359

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Bored of classic pad Thai? The 80-year-old Pat Tai Thewet 359 offers more pad Thai variations than you could ever imagine, mixing together a broad range of meats, fish and seafood.

Suwimon Khao Mok Kai
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Suwimon Khao Mok Kai

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For two decades, Suwimon Khao Mok Kai has been the place to go for sumptuous Thai-style chicken biryani, a flavorful and aromatic dish prepared with tender, well-seasoned chicken thighs. 

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