The 10 best restaurants near BTS stations

No cars, no worries – Time Out gathers the best places to eat and drink just a few steps from the BTS
inside shop at Everyday by Karmakamet
By Sopida Rodsom |

Hate being stuck in traffic jams day in and day out? Ditch your car and use the BTS Skytrain instead. Here, we round up the best restaurants and cafes within a few steps from BTS stations. This list's got something for you, whether you like drinking coffee in a quiet corner of Aree, hanging out with friends in Asoke or sipping a signature cocktail in Thonglor. 

The ten best restaurants near BTS stations

Restaurants, Cafés

Everyday by Karmakamet

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All five senses come alive at Everyday by Karmakamet, a lovely café bearing the name of the famous local scents brand. An enchanting aroma hits your nostrils as soon as you step into the blue-painted entrance, immediately making you fall in love with the place.

Restaurants, Cafés

Fat Bird

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This big fat bird’s nest captures everyone’s attention with its incredible façade. Step inside it and instantly feel at home in its warm and friendly atmosphere. The menu is attractive as the décor – Fatbird offers appetizing food and beverages that are comparable to many of the city’s more popular restaurants. If you’re looking for a place to chill and eat good food, go to Fatbird – you’ll instantly know you made the right choice.

Restaurants, Street food

Summer Street

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This shiny food truck in Aree Soi 2 is famous for the incredibly fresh seafood grill which can be bought from the road. It runs on the first come first served basis, so the mouth watering crowd will have to wait for the scrumptious giant freshwater prawn, squid, and many more. Don’t be afraid to be there too early as the truck starts serving drinks at 2pm.

Restaurants, Indian

Himali Cha Cha & son

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Speaking about Indian food, many Bangkokians might not be so familiar with, but Indian food is inspiration to plenty of cuisines around the globe. Himali Cha Cha & son has proven its success by branching out into three areas, the original branch is situated on Charoen Krung road. Himali Cha Cha & son’s real highlights are tandori chicken—fermented chicken with yogurt and herbs charcoal grilled accompanied with naan,  Chicken Kashmiri and lamb curry. 

Restaurants, Bakeries

Custard Nakamura

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Custard Nakamura offers a variety of Japanese-styled sweet and savoury bakery, that’s suitable to eat throughout the day. Potato croquette, pork sandwich, strawberry shortcakes, custard buns and other delicious items are available at a reasonable price. The shop is usually busy during lunch break due to its popularity among the locals.  

Bars, Café bars

Chikalicious Dessert Bar

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If you are craving for some sugar (yes, please) and looking for a new dessert place to go, this place is for you. Chikalicious Dessert Bar is going to gives you a fine dining experience—comes in sweetness. Their signature dessert like Strawberry Dough' Ssant, a mix between donut and croissant, is perfect with Gryphon Gold Moscato tea giving you flowery scent. At the moment we visited, there were six dessert sets to pick and the open kitchen counter is where you should take a seat because you’d get to see the pastry chefs cooking. Their courses start with an appetizer called Amuse: green apple sorbet (they use Granny Smith, fresh from Australia) served with caramel soup. The main course is White Chocolate Mousse with Vanilla Wafer and Strawberry Sorbet. It goes along very well with White Zinfandel as the chef suggests. And for the last course, they serve Petite Fours which are Coconut Marshmallow, Double Chocolate Sabléé, and Strawberry Choux to complete your sweet dream. 

Bars, Wine bars

Osito Unique Spanish

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A mixture of modern-meets-classic restaurant serving late breakfast, lunch and dinner by chef Daniel Bucher, a former Chef de Cuisine at Reflexions. Dishes include Paella de Mariscos, Spanish Hot Dog and Arroz Cremoso. Drinks range from imported wines from Spain, Portugal, Germany, Austria, to vermouth, and quality house gin like Martin Miller’s Gin.  

Restaurants, Japanese


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Imported fresh from Tsukiji Fish Market, marbled Otoro, the most desired part of tuna is served here at Yamazato along with Chutoro, Akami and the other fresh seafood. Authentic Japanese dishes are also available as alternatives that are as enjoyable and appealing just like the melt-in-your-mouth sashimi. 

Restaurants, French

Savelberg Thailand

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Henk Savelberg, a renown michelin star chef, has just opened his fine dining in the Bangkok city center. Serving modern French cuisine, they offer a full course meal, for example, the pre starter of grilled watermelon with ham, pickle ice cream and dressing, the starter of white asparagus with quail egg, pumpkin and foie gras, langoustines salad, the main course of grilled Angus beef with red wine sauce and garlic bread, and the dessert of yogurt, chocolate, nuts, and dried fruits.  

Restaurants, Brazilian

Rio Grill Brazilian Restaurant

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The Rio Grill is known for its delicious meat, such as, Ostrich, lamb, ribs, and more are skewered and grilled to perfection, served to you one by one. You will also be spoiled by a great selection of soups and salad including Brazilian cocktails and desserts from the experienced chefs at this Churrasco-style Barbeque Buffet.

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