Ari BTS Station, fast becoming one of Bangkok’s most lively expat neighbourhoods, is peppered with high-rise condos and hip eateries tucked away in its maze of sois (lanes). Explore the area on foot and discover a delightful array culinary culture from around the globe.
Top restaurants here include Rock Restaurant, as well as Pla Dib for Japanese food and Salt for modern Thai with a twist. Next to the Ari BTS station is the popular ‘The Villa’ community mall. In the daytime, this three-storey shopping mall serves mainly as a fashion hub, whilst as night falls the downstairs beer gardens and restaurants fill up with the neighbourhood’s fashion-conscious crowd. Ari Soi 1 is full of boutique shopping options, and this soi, as well as 2, 3 and 4 are all filled of hip cafes and funky bars that serve good coffee alongside beers and cocktails.