Sukhumvit Restaurants

Where and What to Eat in Sukhumvit

The staggering variety of dining available on Sukhumvit Road is a wonderful testament to the diversity of cultures that converge here. Eateries range from old noodle shops and street vendors to international restaurants and fast-food outlets, settings from the luxurious to the non-descript prices from the astoundingly cheap to the prohibitively expensive.

Global fast-food franchises like Burger King, Subway, McDonald's, Starbucks, KFC are scattered all over Sukhumvit. More intriguing though is the street food - among the best in town.

As interesting, but nowhere near as cheap, are Sukhumvit's many restaurants. Some are on Sukhumvit Road itself, near the hotels, but most are tucked away down the area's many side streets (sois). Great places for lunch, dinner or a snack, these offer cuisine from around the globe, usually in a decorative setting that befits their menu.

10 Best Restaurants in Sukhumvit Top 10 Restaurants in Sukhumvit

With plenty of excellent restaurants people see Sukhumvit as a foodie heaven as it includes Japanese, Indian and Korean enclaves, as well as Thong Lor and Ekkamai. Read More...

Hemmingways Bar & Restaurant Hemmingways Bar & Restaurant

Hemmingway’s Bar and Restaurant in Bangkok is an altogether charming place in downtown Sukhumvit to enjoy a casual dinner or meet for drinks with friends.  Read More...

The District Grill Room The District Grill Room

The District Grill Room and Bar at Marriott 57 Hotel is among the very best of steakhouses in Bangkok. It has the full package in terms of a carefully assembled menu, dedicated staff and charming ambiance.  Read More...

The Living Room at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit The Living Room

The Living Room at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel is renowned as one of the finest places in Bangkok to sit back with an expertly crafted cocktail or single malt, and enjoy live jazz music that is smooth, melodic and very easy listening. Read More...

The Seafood Market & Restaurant The Seafood Market & Restaurant

With its famous slogan “if it swims we have it”, the enormous Seafood Market and Restaurant presents a unique and altogether fun dining experience in central Bangkok.  Read More...

The Seafood Market & Restaurant

The Seafood Market and Restaurant

The Seafood Market and Restaurant in Bangkok, with its famous slogan “If it swims we have it”, is a well-known, long running and absolutely enormous restaurant on Sukhumvit Soi 24. With a fun, ‘pick your own produce’ format and comprehensive stock of seafood, this restaurant really stands above the competition. Local and imported ocean delicacies include snow fish, red snapper, halibut, grouper, lobsters from America and Phuket, mud crabs and live blue crabs, and other treats like huge live oysters, mussels, scallops and clams. The Seafood Market and Restaurant proves that you don’t have to go all the way to the beach to find exotic fresh seafood. It’s all available in Bangkok!

Opening Hours: 11:30-23:30 Daily
Location: 89 Soi Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok (Turn left at the ‘If it swims we have it” neon sign)
Tel: +66 2 261 2072

Whale's Belly

Whale's Belly Restaurant

Whale’s Belly - whose head chef recently won the title of Iron Chef Thailand on television - is a restaurant that exceeds expectations.  The kitchen is under the supervision of a young, visionary chef who trained at some of the most prestigious restaurants in Bangkok. With an interest in molecular gastronomy, some of the techniques used are inspired by those used at the famed Spanish culinary school elBulli. Ingredients are imported to ensure that Whale’s Belly serves the finest quality produce available.

Opening Hours: Every day from 17.30-23.00
Address: 39 Boulevard tower, 2nd floor, Sukhumvit Soi 39, Sukhumvit Road.
Tel: +66 (0)2 1600 333 - (0) 87 441 9545

Ruan Songnaree Restaurant

At Ruan Songnaree Restaurant on Sukhumvit 33, each dish on their impressive menu is bursting with those big-hitting sweet, sour and spicy flavours which are all so synonymous with Thai cuisine. Just the way it should be. Find it situated about 30 metres up Sukhumvit Soi 33 on the left hand side; it’s easy to spot with its large sign and traditional Thai-style roof and exterior décor. The restaurant is easily accessible from Phrom Phong BTS Skytain Station or from Sukhumvit MRT Station. Mention and get 10% Discount on Food!

Opening Hours: 11.00am – midnight, 7-days a week
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 33 7/4-5, Bangkok, Thailand
BTS: Phrom Phong MRT: Sukhumvit
Tel: +66 26622804

Hemingways Bangkok

Hemmingway’s Bar and Restaurant in Bangkok is an altogether charming place in downtown Sukhumvit to enjoy a casual dinner or meet for drinks with friends. Occupying a lovingly renovated teak mansion and surrounded by tall trees, a varied mix of customers fill different sections of the house and grounds. The lively bar and garden downstairs has a very European bar vibe while upstairs on the veranda or inside the dining room, a more relaxed ambiance allows guests to enjoy the excellent menu of tapas bites, new world dishes and more hearty mains.

Opening Hours: 11:30 - 01:00 BTS: Asok
Address: 1 Sukhumvit Soi 14 (next to Asok BTS Station) Tel: +66 (0)2 653 3900

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After You Dessert Cafe

After You is a hot spot for all sweet-toothed Bangkokians, serving a range of delicious treats, including a signature shibuya honey toast. Anywhere that proclaims ‘There’s always room for dessert’ as their mantra and serves a great selection of breakfast dishes and sugary snacks quickly becomes a real must-try in Bangkok, so don’t be surprised if there is a queue during peak times, they move fast and there are now five branches around town to try them in. Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00 – midnight every day
Location: J Avenue, Thonglor soi 13
BTS: Thong Lor
Tel: +66 (0)2 7129266

Agalico Tea Room

Agalico Tea Room and Garden is located in an unassuming building on the right-hand side of Sukhumvit Soi 51, only 100 metres from the busy road and five minutes’ walk from Thong Lor BTS. It is masterminded by interior designer M.L. Poomchai Chumbala, whose aim is to create a quiet English Garden and cafe in which to serve tea and cake. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 till 18:00 it is the perfect place to get away from the busy city and to enjoy some light refreshments. Read More...

Opening Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 - 18:00
Location: 20 Boonjirathorn Building, Sukhumvit Soi 51
BTS: Thong Lor
Address: Go in through the driveway and it’s the double doors on the left.
Tel: 0-26625857


This two-storey eatery is popular among the office workers, who come for a fulfilling meal in a laid-back atmosphere. The menu is simple: Japanese shabu-shabu or sukiyaki or both. Choose from the a la carte menu or all-you-can-eat style. A selection of sushi, sashimi, grilled fish and meat, tempura and other typical Japanese fare is also available, but it’s better to stick to either the shabu-shabu or sukiyaki. The restaurant is easy to find. Take the BTS to Phra Khanong Station (exit 1) and walk about 2 mins. towards Thonglor, you will find Taisin building on your right.

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00-14:00, 18:00-22:00; Sat-Sun 11:00-22:00
Location: Taisin Square Building (between Sukhumvit Sois 67 and 69)
BTS: Phra Khanong
Tel: +66 (0)2 714 0791
Cuisine: Japanese


Akanoya Robatayaki

Following on from the success of sushi trains, izakayas and teppanyaki, the latest Japanese dining concept to hit Thailand is ‘robata’ – and Akanoya Robatayaki is the first and only place in Bangkok to try this unforgettable restaurant experience. Robata is a Japanese style of dining that is unlike anything you have ever seen before (unless you’re Japanese, that is). Read More...

Opening Hours: 18:00 – 24:00
BTS: Phrom Phong/Thong Lor
Address: 46/10 Sukhumvit Soi 49, Bangkok
Tel: +66 (0) 2662 4237 (reservations recommended)

Angel City Diner

Angel City Diner is a late night burger bar with all the trappings of classic Americana: glistening steel high chairs, big comfy booths, a neon jukebox and eye popping burgers to fill the biggest of appetites. Located midway down Bangkok’s popular party street Sukhumvit Soi 11, Angel City Diner is only a few short steps from Bed Supperclub and Levels nightclub, and offers hungry clubbers an Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 04:30
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 11, next door to Aloft Hotel (500 metres down on the left-hand side)
BTS: Nana

Appia Italian Restaurant

The creator of popular Thai restaurant Soul Food Mahanakorn has succeeded again, this time bringing comfort eating from mama’s kitchen in Italy to the hungry folk of Bangkok. Here at Appia you’re guaranteed to leave happy and with a fully belly. All of the traditional favourites are served here: cured meats, pastas, tiramisu... We recommend you book ahead if you want to sample the dishes at Appia Italian restaurant on Sukhumvit 31, because since it opened in February 2013, the wooden tables at this Roman style restaurant have become some of the hottest in Bangkok. Read More...

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 18:00 - 23:00
Address: 20/4 Sukhumvit Soi 31, Bangkok
Tel: +66 (0)2 2612056


With a wooden water mill in the display window and an eye-catching glass-encased façade, Arirang is easy to spot when approaching from the Asoke intersection. Inside, the all wood interiors give the place a cosy, friendly ambience. Find both Korean barbecue and a-la-carte dishes (including the hard to find ddeokbokki) on the multi-page menu, but most people come here for the barbecue experience using charcoal grill. The restaurant is well-ventilated, sparing you from going home with a strong ‘barbecue’ smell afterwards.

Opening Hours: 11:00-22:00 (kitchen closed 21:30)
Location: 1st Fl., Sukhumvit Plaza (Korean Town), Sukhumve Soi 12
BTS: Asok, Nana
Tel: +66 (0)2 653 0177-9
Cuisine: Korean

Aston Dining Room and Bar

Aston Dining Room and Bar is a lively fine-dining restaurant that has some grand ideas about food, and relies on customers to understand their ambitious concept. First of all there is no a la carte menu served here, rather just a six course taster menu of haute cuisine (2,800 baht, not including tax, with an optional cheese course). Although the menu sources delicacies from around the world such as wagyu beef cheek or French artisanal cheese, there is an ideology at Aston Restaurant that ingredients should be grown and sourced locally, both for superior taste and for the ecological implications.

Opening Hours: 18:00 to 23:00 (closed Sunday)
Location: 68 Sukhumvit Soi 31 Intersection 4 (in Thai: yaek see)
BTS: Phrom Phong
Tel: +66 (0) 2102 2323


Try Athena's unique flavours to give you a taste of Europe while in Asia. Soups, salads, dips, vegetarian dishes, grilled beef and other meats tempt in a rich menu which also offers seafood choices, complemented by a list of fine wines. 

Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00
Address: 594 Soi Ekamai, Sukhumvit Soi 63
Tel: +66 (0)-2392-7644
Cuisine: Greek

Bangkok Betty

Bangkok Betty is the latest themed bar and restaurant to open with the magical touch of Ashley Sutton, an Australian expatriate who has been delighting Bangkok with his quirky and original venues. Here the theme is 40s Americana – a cross between an ammunitions factory and a modern, industrial-chic bar. Bangkok Betty is a fun and friendly establishment with excellent service and original cocktails. Food is decent and the live music helps to keep you in the retro mood. Read More...

Location: Bangkok Betty, G/F, Holiday Inn, 1 Sukhumvit Soi 22 Bangkok, Thailand
BTS: Phrom Pong
Tel: +66 2 6634223


Residing on the first floor of Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Basil is one of the five-star hotel’s many award-winning restaurants, with a philosophy of serving authentically traditional Thai cuisine in a contemporary setting. True enough, Basil serves a wide array of authentic Thai delicacies with the luxurious comfort and atmosphere of a trendy restaurant. Read More...

Opening Hours: Lunch: 12.00 – 14.30 (Mon – Fri), Dinner: 18:30 - 22:30 (Daily)
BTS: Asoke
Address: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel , 250 Sukhumvit Road
Tel: +66 (0)-2649-8366
Cuisine: Thai

Bella Napoli Pizzeria

Anyone who likes their pizzas thin and crispy in the traditional Naples style should check out Pizza Bella Napoli, a homey pizzeria on Sukhumvit Soi 31, close to Phrom Phong BTS Station. This cosy, cavern-esque restaurant has low ceilings and has slowly expanded over the years as news of their delicious Italian fare (and amazing value for money) spread throughout Bangkok. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:30-23:30
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 31, Bangkok (20 metres down the soi on the right hand side)
Tel: 022590405

Bellino and Bruttino

Bellino and Bruttino in Bangkok are two sister bars bringing the charm and charisma of Capri to Bangkok’s coolest party street. Inspired by neighbourhood trattorias that line the sun-kissed Italian coast, the brainchild of this enterprise is film director Jay Boccia, who wanted somewhere with a soul where people can enjoy some hearty Italian food and sample some great value wine, before moving next door or onto the cosy terrace for a Perdomo cigar, classic cocktail or fine single malt whisky. Read More...

Opening Hours: 18:30 - 00:00
Location: M Place Mall, Thonglor Soi 13 (just past SeenSpace on the left hand side)
BTS: Thong Lor
Tel: +66 (0) 2712 5446

Big Mama Pizzeria

Casual, cosy and widely popular, Big Mama is the place where you feel completely at ease. The menu is extensive, featuring homemade soups, salads, pizzas, pastas, lasagnas and grilled meat. Spaghetti cabonara, a signature dish, comes in a clay pot, topped with oven-baked crust. There’s also a hint of Thai on the menu, so you will find both traditional and fusion dishes such as grilled chicken salad and spaghetti tom yam seafood. Desserts are highlights as well, with chocolate cake and banoffee selling out on a nightly basis. Big Mama is often packed both at lunch and dinner, so call ahead to make a reservation.

Opening Hours: 11:00-midnight
Location: Soi 1 Sukhumvit 21, opposite Serm-mit Building
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asoke
Tel: +66 (0)2 259 0232
Cuisine: Italian


Slow food is in, and the atmospheric Bo.Lan is the best place to indulge in the experience. Trained by celebrity chef David Thompson of the Michelin-starred Thai restaurant Nahm in London, the owners – a husband and wife team who are the Executive Chefs here – adhere strictly to the principles of freshness and preservation of natural tastes through the use of seasonal ingredients. Despite its innovative concept, Bo.Lan is not a fusion restaurant but quite the opposite, as its menu is inspired by ancient Thai recipes and the tastes, as you will discover, are truly original. Read More...

Opening Hours: 18:00 until late (Tues-Sun)
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 26 (next to Fourwings Hotel)
Tel: +66 (0)2 260 2962 (advanced reservation highly recommended)

BonChon Chicken

We’ve all had a fair share of KFC, now it’s time to try something new. BonChon Chicken, a global chain, brings tasty Korean-style fried chicken to Bangkok, after much hype following its debut in the USA. Crispy and savoury, the chicken comes in either soy garlic or hot sauce marinade (or mixed). Additional side dishes like kimchi coleslaw, kimchi, or clear mushroom soup help tone down the spices. The menu also features a selection of a la carte dish, including BonChon chicken salad, pork bulgogi wrap, gimchi fried rice, BonChon salmon steak and BonChon potstickers.

Opening Hours: Sun-Thur 11:00-23:00, Fri-Sat 11:00-midnight
Location: 2nd Fl, Seen Space, Soi Thonglor 13
BTS: Thonglor
Tel: +66 (0)2 185 2361
Cuisine: Korean

Bourbon Street

Relocated from Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bourbon Street is a virtual HQ of the American expat set and one of the oldest American restaurants in Bangkok. It serves up a combination of great Cajun / Creole specialties as well as Mexican and American classics, such as meatloaf, ribs, burgers, steaks, buffalo wings, tacos, frajitas, burritos and refried beans. The restaurant section is on the first and mezzanine levels, while the rooftop is open for private parties.

Opening Hours: 7:00 - 01:00 daily
Location: Tana Arcade, Ekamai (Sukhumvit Soi 63), about 250m from Sukhumvit Road
BTS: Ekamai
Tel: +66 (0)2 381 6801-3
Cuisine: Creole, Cajun American

Cabbages & Condoms

This oddly named restaurant started out a part of a campaign to promote birth control and has become an established attraction in the Bangkok dining circuit with its imaginative menu and free condoms. A multitude of crepes and tasty fillings feature on the menu, best enjoyed on the cushioned porch. Alternatively the menu is laden with classic Mediterranean dishes including tsatsiki and numerous pasta dishes. Profits support family planning and anti-AIDS projects in Thailand. Read More...

Location: Sukhumvit soi 12
Tel: + 66 (0)2 252 7349

Charley Brown’s Mexicana Restaurant

Charley Brown’s Mexicana Restaurant in Bangkok is a fun place to try popular Mexican dishes in a modern, causal setting. It is just a short walk from Nana BTS Station, down Sukhumvit Soi 11. With a vibrant interior of brightly coloured walls and Andy Warhol-style portraits, it is hard to miss as you walk along the loop of sideroad which is the first left turn as you head away from Sukhumvit. It is a restaurant with a sense of humour and a relaxed, fun-loving atmosphere, as well as a good selection of street food-style dishes including crispy tacos, flour quesadillas and the Mexican classic, chimichangas. The range of inventive cocktails is excellent, especially the passion fruit margaritas. Look out for special deals such as half-price margaritas on Tuesdays and 20 per cent off food for teachers on Thursdays.

Opening Hours: Tues – Sun, 17:30 – 24:00
BTS: Nana (exit 3)
Address: Sukhumvit Soi 11
Tel: +66 (0) 2 651 2215

Chez Pape

Chez Papé serves big portions of delicious French food in a traditional bistro style setting on Sukhumvit Soi 11. This is a restaurant to visit with an empty stomach as you’ll want to have enough room for dessert. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere makes it great for laid-back suppers with a group of friends, or if you happen to be in the neighbourhood at noon, they serve a tasty selection of set lunches as well. Read More...

Opening Hours: From 17:00 until late, Also for lunch Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 - 14.30
Location: Sukhumvit soi 11
Tel: +66 (0)2 255 2492

Chez Charlie

This lovely French bistro offers an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of Sukhumvit. Brightly lit and neatly decked out in a contemporary country style, the interiors feel warm and inviting. The menu includes French sandwiches, crepes, soups, salads and daily chef’s specials with hearty fare like beef stroganoff, stews and ratatouille. For something less filling, try one of the sweet crepes, gelatos, mocktail or French coffees and just chill out to your heart’s content.

Opening Hours: 7:00-21:00
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 19 (about 200 metres from BTS Asoke)
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asoke
Tel: +66 (0)2 255 5803

Chokchai Steakhouse

Inspired by American cowboy stories, this local steakhouse brand has a history that goes back to the 1970s, when its owner decided to set up a ranch in Saraburi province (2.5 hours north of Bangkok) to raise cattle. Today, the Chokchai brand is synonymous with high-quality beef and cowboys. Chokchai Steakhouse’s Sukhumvit branch screams American Wild West, with its wooded interiors, stone tiles and white canopy. A choice of charcoal-grilled steaks range from premium, dry aging to chicken, pork and fish steaks. The menu extends to soups, salads, pastas, rice and finger snacks.

Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Location: Prasanmit Plaza, Soi 2 Sukhumvit Soi 21 (connecting to Sukhumvit Soi 23)
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asok
Tel: +66 (0)2 259 9596
Cuisine: Steakhouse

DB Bradley Restaurant

Once you discover DB Bradley, you will probably only want to share the fantastic secret with a select group of people. The restaurant, located on the ground floor of The Eugenia Hotel makes you feel like you have stepped back in time and that Bangkok’s traffic jams are a million miles away. Overall, the menu is distinctively European although many of the dishes have an Asian feel to them. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:30 to 14:30 for lunch and 18:00 to 23:00 for dinner
Location: 267, Soi Sukhumvit 31, North Klongtan, Wattana 10110, 10110, Thailand
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asoke
Tel: +66 (0)2 259 9011

Doo Rae

This three-storey Korean barbecue house is one among many housed inside Sukhumvit Plaza (Korean Town), but Doo Rae stands out in terms of service and a down-to-earth ambience. The menu covers all kinds meat for barbecues and a-la-carte items, such as bibimbab (sizzling rice with vegetables, meat, raw egg served in a stone pot), kimchi jigae (kimchi stew), yukgaejang (spicy beef stew), hae mool pa jeun (seafood pancake) and more.

Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Location: 1st Fl., Sukhumvit Plaza (Korean Town), Sukhumve Soi 12
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asoke
Tel: +66 (0)2 653 3815
Cuisine: Korean

El Gaucho Steakhouse

El Gaucho steak restaurant serves an extensive meat-centric menu, comprised primarily of premium quality steaks, in a stylish timber-and-brick environment. Diners can choose between a complete range of imported meats, and even a little fish, but it’s the beef that is the real draw card – especially their signature wagyu filet mignon. El Gaucho Steakhouse feels like a venue for any occasion and prices are well tiered assuring a meal can be enjoyed on most budgets. Read More...

Opening Hours: 16:00-late (kitchen stops taking orders at 24:00)
Address: Sukhumvit Soi 19, Sukhumvit Road, North Klong Toey, Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 22 552 864

Elysian Tea House

Elysian Tea House might be a little tricky to find, but once you get there you’ll be rewarded with an amazing range of lose teas, blended in-house, and pastries and patisseries. Located on Sukhumvit 49/1, it’s a little too far to walk, but there are plenty of taxis and motorbikes in the area. We recommend visiting on a weekend when there is the largest selection of cakes available, but if you’re looking for a quiet spot to relax and enjoy a bit of peace, Elysian Tea House is the just the spot. The chef spends the early morning baking mouth-watering croissants and pain aux chocolats as well as tarts and patisseries. Another essential member of the team, the owner is also a passionate tea enthusiast. She blends all the in-house mixes herself and uses plenty of locally sourced leaves and herbs Read More...

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9:00 – 20:00
BTS: Thong Lor
Address: Sukhumvit 49/1, Bangkok, Thailand 10110
Tel: +66 2 662 6964

Enoteca Italiana

Enoteca Italiana is without a doubt one of the most successful Italian restaurants in Bangkok. Despite being hidden at the end of a very narrow street, it is full every day and it would be impossible to just show up and ask for a table. Well-known and popular among long time residents keen on fine cuisine, Enoteca ranks highly in many travel and gourmet guides, so it's best to make a phone call the day before to secure your romantic table. Of course the price is a bit high but it's worth every baht. Read More...

Location: 39 Sukhumvit Soi 27
MRT: Sukhumvit Station
Tel: +66 2 258 4386

The Face

Named after the proprietor's chance encounter with a wood carving of a Buddha face in Chiang Mai, this teakwood venue is not one you will forget in a hurry. Comprising three restaurants – Thai, Japanese and Indian. The Face fuses traditional Thai décor with international cuisine. (Read Review) 

BTS: Thonglor
Address: 29, Soi 38, Sukhumvit Rd
Tel: +66 (0) 2 713 6048
Cuisine: Thai/Indian/Japanese


This corner restaurant on ground level of Serm-Mit Tower is packed at lunch with office workers coming for its reasonably-priced gourmet set lunch menu. Brightly lit, with all glass windows, the contemporary ambience is a prelude to a well-cooked and artfully presented meal. The menu fuses traditional and modern Japanese flavours, with a few Thai-inspired dishes, such as raw tuna larb. Evenings see fewer patrons, as the dinner a la carte menu is pricier. The happy hour deal (16:00-19:00) is a steal; get draft Asahi and Santa Carolina premium at a bargain price you won’t find anywhere else in Bangkok.

Opening Hours: 11:30-23:00 (Mon-Sat)
Location: Serm-Mit Tower, Soi 1, Sukhumvit 21
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asok
Tel: +66 (0)2 260 9965
Cuisine: Japanese

Govinda Italian Restaurant

This place is buzzing and upbeat, with the menu featuring all the cheese your heart desires and real bread you can tear with your fingers, pizzas drizzled in truffle sauce and a huge selection of salads. Home-made pastas, soups, risotto, gnocchi all lavishly populated with veggies, herbs and the real formaggio.

To complement the authentic and inspired edible offerings, wines from Sicily (as well as Australia and South Africa) appeal. And as one would expect, Amaretto, Grappa and Campari make an appearance too. Coffees and puddings are traditional style - tiramisu (alcohol- and egg-free), pannacotta, and affrogato al cioccolato (ice cream and chocolate sauce) are some of the favourites.

Opening Hours: 18:00 - 23:00
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 22
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asok
Cuisine: Italian

Hemmingway's Bar and Restaurant

Hemmingway’s Bar and Restaurant in Bangkok is a charming place to have lunch or dinner located just a few steps from Asok BTS Skytrain Station down Sukhumvit Soi 14. Housed in an ornate teak mansion it is a peaceful retreat, yet Terminal 21 Shopping Mall can be seen through the rich foliage. There are many nooks to find over both floors of the house, with a delightful shaded garden and a wide veranda on the second floor. Open every day from 11:30, Hemmingway’s Bar and Restaurant has daily happy hour promotions from 16:00 to 20:00. The menu has some excellent tapas-style dishes such as lightly breaded calamari with creamy tartar sauce and juicy mini ‘slider’ burgers which make a great accompaniment for a few drinks. Only one minutes’ walk from Asok BTS Station and Sukhumvit MRT, it is an ideal meeting place in downtown Bangkok.   Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:30 – 01:00
BTS: Asok
Address: 1 Sukhumvit Soi 14 (next to Asok BTS Station)
Tel: +66 (0)2 653 3900

Jazzy Brunch at Sheraton

It’s easy to see why the Jazzy Brunch at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit is one of the most popular Sunday activities here in Bangkok. Taking over an entire floor of the hotel and encompassing the best dishes served in their restaurants, the hotel prepares a feast worthy of royalty between 12:00 and 15:30 every week Read More...

Opening Hours: 12:00 – 15:00 every Sunday
BTS: Asok
Address: 250 Sukhumvit Road · Bangkok 10110

Khua Kling Pak Sod - Southern Thai Food

Hidden down the narrow lane of Thonglor Soi 5, Sukhumvit, Khua Kling Pak Sod is a small and barely visible restaurant, but consistently packed on weekends. From the outside, there is no hint that really special food is served here… the entrance looks like a garage and the sign - written only in Thai - is smaller than a shoe box. So why this ballet of cars trying so desperately to find a parking spot at lunch time? Simple! Khua Kling Pak Sod is one of the few places in Bangkok serving authentic southern cuisine. Not your usual Thai fare but some deliciously fierce specialities for those who like it really hot. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:30 to 21:30 - Daily
Location: 98/1 Soi Thonglor 5, Sukhumvit 55 Rd
Tel: +662 185-3977, +6686 053-7779 Foreigner customer please contact +6681-8115458


Koi restaurant in Bangkok is the third to open worldwide – the other two branches being in New York and Los Angeles. Koi's contemporary blend of furniture with dark wooden floors makes for a balanced interior. The menu comprises Japanese food with Californian accents.  

Opening Hours: 09:00-23:30
Address: 26 Sukhumvit Soi 20
Tel: +66(0)-2258-1590
Cuisine: Japanese/Californian

Kub Khao Kub Pla

A bold move to carve a niche in Bangkok’s dining scene by the popular local ice cream brand iBerry, Kub Khao Kub Pla is a contemporary dining concept offering an extensive menu of creative Thai, Asian and Western dishes as well as homemade desserts. Housed inside Thonglor Town Center, the restaurant’s pastel yellow façade and European sidewalk café style exterior invite you to step inside.

It has two stylishly decked out zones: the Sweet Café for its signature iBerry ice creams, cakes and confectionery and the restaurant, which serves up an array of delectable a la carte dishes. The ambience is pleasantly laid back, ideal for enjoying a casual meal with friends.

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00 (restaurant), 10:30 – 23:00 (Sweet Café)
Location: Thonglor Town Center, opposite Thonglor Soi 5
Tel: +66 (0)2 381 3274
Price Range: Affordable


One of Bangkok’s original ultra-hip cafes, this Australian-run joint is a one of its kind in Bangkok. Kuppa's Thai and Australian management partnership is evident throughout, from the décor to the Australian beef, the sandwich selections, and salads and of course the traditional Thai fare. 

Opening Hours: 10.00-23.30
BTS: Asoke
Address: 39 Sukhumvit Soi 16,
Tel: +66(0)-2663-0450-1
Cuisine: Thai/International

L3 Eatery at Le Fenix Hotel

Located on the 2nd floor of Le Fenix Hotel in Bangkok, L3 eatery serves international and Thai food in a modern lounge space, with great regular deals on their all you can eat buffet lunches. This popular hotel has an envious location on Sukhumvit 11, a road well-known for its party atmosphere. But if you are looking for a quiet meal before heading out to join the crowds, L3 eatery is a possible option. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:00 until 23:00 Daily
Address: 33/33 Sukhumvit Soi11, Sukhumvit Rd
Tel: +66 (0)2 305 4000

L'Appart Restaurant

L’Appart is a French restaurant with perhaps the greatest concept design Bangkok has to offer. Styled as a high-society Parisian apartment from the turn of the 19th Century, diners can choose to eat in the living room, library, rooftop terrace or even in the kitchen. Read More...

Leapfrog Restaurant

Serving a fusion of Californian and Asian dishes, Leapfrog is a stylish and chilled-out restaurant, whether you are looking for tapas and cocktails or an intimate three course meal with wine. Sitting on the eighth floor of the Galleria 10 Hotel, it is pleasantly surprising to find such an unusual and funky rooftop restaurant a few floors above quiet Sukhumvit Soi 10. Read More...

Opening Hours: 16:00 – 01:00
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Nana/ Asoke
Address: Galleria 10, Sukhumvit Soi 10
Tel: +66 (0)2 615 0999


This fine-dining Italian restaurant has been around since 1983 and remains popular among old-timers. Its cave-like interiors imparts a cosy feel, while the menu covers classic Italian fare, Tuscan specialties and weekly chef’s recommended menu whipped up from fresh, imported ingredients. The Opera Wine Bar, offering more than 480 labels from all over the world and a large Grappa selection, is ideal for wine tasting and socialising. There’s also an Italian delicatessen shop, Traditional Gastronomia Italiana, where you can enjoy authentic thin-crust pizzas or pick up a selection of fresh sausages, salamis, cheeses, smoked salmon, wine, and more, to enjoy back home.

Opening Hours: L’Opera 11:30-14:00 (lunch), 18:00-22:30 (dinner); Wine Bar 17:00-01:00; Traditional Gastronomia Italiana 10:30-22:30
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 39
BTS: Phrom Phong
Cuisine: Traditional Italian – Central Italy, Tuscany

La Colombe d'Or (formerly Le Banyan)

The sprawling Banyan Tree sitting outside the restaurant obviously inspired the name of this upscale French eatery, featuring an extensive list of fine wines and a menu that would be right at home on Paris’s Left Bank.  

Opening Hours: 18:30-21:30
BTS: Nana
Address: 59 Sukhumvit Soi 8
Tel: +66 (0) 2253 5556
Cuisine: French

La Gritta

Located just off busy Sukhumvit Road close to Robinson's Department Store, La Gritta's menu boasts a variety of Tuscan delicacies, from traditional liver bruschetta, vegetable & black cabbage soup and homemade Pappardelle pasta with hare sauce to cod fish stew “Livornaise style” and a tender grilled T-bone steak with cannellini beans and grilled vegetables. All the favourites including pasta, lasagna, macaroni and ravioli are available. To supplement your meal, there is also a full bar and an excellent wine list.

Opening Hours: 11:30 - 22:30 daily
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 19
BTS: Asok
Tel: +66 (0)2 255 7350
Cuisine: Italian

Le Dalat Restaurant

When you step off Sukhumvit 23 and into the luscious gardens that surround Le Dalat Vietnamese Restaurant, you feel like you have passed across the border. Often considered one of the best Vietnamese restaurants in Bangkok, it has impressed crowds with classic Vietnamese royal cuisine for over 30 years. Le Dalat Vietnamese Restaurant is located on Sukhumvit 23. The closest public transport is the MRT at Sukhumvit and the sky train at Asoke. From here it’s around a ten minute walk, or you can grab a motorbike taxi. The restaurant is just opposite the Indian Embassy. Read More...

Opening Hours: Every day from 11:30 – 14:30 and 17:30 – 22:30
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asoke
Address: 57, Sukhumvit 23 (Soi Prasarnmitr), Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 (0)2 2599593


An established expat favourite with an interesting menu. Dishes from all regions of Thailand, including some fiery southern dishes. Located in an old Thai mansion and furnished with antiques. Good pomelo salad and classic tom yung goong (hot and sour shrimp soup). Reservation recommended.

Opening Hours: 11:00 - 14:00 (lunch); 18:00 - 23:00 (dinner)
BTS: Phrom Phong
Tel: +66 (0)2 258 8637

Let Them Eat Cake Shop

I always thought that Marie-Antoinette was making sense when she proclaimed “let them eat cake”, because, let’s be honest, if you are in need of a cheering up, nothing is better than a tart or gateau. This small French-inspired cake shop has taken the Queen of France’s words to heart, serving up a capsule collection of delicious French patisseries and cakes with the occasional Thai twist. Read More...

Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 10:00 – 23:00, Friday and Saturday 10:00 – 24:00
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asoke
Address: Ground Floor, Mille-Malle, Sukhumvit 20, Bangkok
Tel: +66 (0)2 663 4667

Little Home Bakery

Established back in 1951, Little Home has become a household name for traditional bakery and western-style desserts. With bakery shops located across the city, the Thonglor branch also features Thai and western a la carte dishes as well as American breakfast, waffles and French pancakes. There’s also a bakery corner where you can pick up freshly baked breads and pastries. After over five decades in the bakery business, Little Home is good at what it does best – you have be warned, so don’t be disappointed if your Thai dish doesn’t taste so good.

Opening Hours: 07:00 – 21:00 (Sun – Thurs), 07:00 – 22:00 (Fri – Sat)
Location: Between Thonglor Soi 23 and 25
Tel: +66 (0)2 390 0760

The Living Room

Bangkok's premier jazz venue hits all the right notes. The lounge bar plays host to the hottest international jazz musicians every night, and the Sunday Jazzy Brunch serves a spectacular buffet. The Living Room - It Simply Swings! Read More...

Opening Hours: 09.00 - 24.00 hours (Daily)
Location: The Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 250 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
BTS: Asoke
Tel: 66) 02 6498364 or (66) 02 6498888
Cuisine: Snacks

Long Table

The Long table offers a dining experience like few others. From the people who brought the city Bed Supper, this is Bangkok’s latest gimmick restaurant that claims to have the longest table in the world! Elevated 25 floors up it is one of Bangkok’s finest Rooftop Venues, where you can dine on the terrace amid sprawling views of the city. As well as the delicious food the restaurant's cutting-edge interior won’t fail to impress.  Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:00 - 02:00
BTS: Asoke
Address: Column Residence on Sukhumvit Soi 16
Cuisine: Thai fusion

Medinii Restaurant Bangkok

The Continent Hotel makes an impression with their great value all you can eat lunch buffet at Medinii Restaurant. At only 499 baht you can enjoy not only a variety of Thai and international buffet options and desserts, but your main course is ‘a la minute’: a decent selection of Italian dishes cooked just for you. Add to this the views from the full-length windows of downtown Bangkok and it’s a great place for a long, leisurely and delicious lunch. Read More...

Minibar Royale

Famous for its Sunday brunch, this New York-style French brasserie brings a slice of the Big Apple to Bangkok. From the street, the bright red British phone booth and Parisian sidewalk café setup will draw you in. The interiors feel casual and classic, with exposed beams, white brick walls, marble-topped tables and dark wood chairs, transporting you back to the post-industrial revolution period. The two-page menu covers hearty American dishes like macaroni and cheese, petite burgers (recommended) and ribs de Brooklyn. Cocktails are another reason to come here, and two of the four-page drinks menu is dedicated to various concoctions.

Opening Hours: 6:30-midnight
Location: Citadines Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 23
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asok
Tel: +66 (0)2 261 5533
Cuisine: American, French

Moulin Restaurant

A fantastic sensory experience awaits at Moulin Restaurant in the Thong Lor area of Bangkok, combining an eclectic New York-inspired menu with a bold and playful design scheme to create a restaurant that is strangely memorable and refreshingly different. The dining room is replete with quirky and ornate touches such as Japanese geisha prints, plush red velvet chaise lounges and custom designed mirrors.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11:30 to 14:30 and dinner from 17:30 to 23:00 (open until 24:00 Fri-Sun, closed Monday)
BTS: Thong Lor
Address: Third Floor, No.88 Thong Lor Soi 5, Sukhumvit Soi 55
Tel: +66 (0) 2712 9348

Mr Jones Cake Shop

Mr Jones piles tasty cakes, cookies and milkshakes high at his cosy orphanage-inspired café decorated with swinging teddy bears and plenty of Lego to play with. This is another shop making its mark at Seenspace on Thonglor Soi 13, which now encompasses Fat Gutz fish and chips and Roast Coffee and restaurant. The closest BTS is at Thong Lor, but it’s worth taking a taxi as it can take 25 minutes to walk there. Read More...

Location: G/F SeenSpace, 251/1 Thonglor Soi 13, Bangkok
BTS: Thong Lor
Tel: +66 (0)2 185 2378

My Place & Thonglor

A great place for homemade fusion fare, the eclectic menu features crispy prawn-and -ebiko cream salad, soft shell crab and a wide variety of pasta-based dishes. The yellow-themed restaurant is divided into three sections and decorated in a contemporary European style. Many of the ingredients, including the meats, are imported.  

Opening Hours: 11:00-22:00
Address: 842 Soi Thonglor, Sukhumvit Soi 55
Tel: +66 (0) 23818812
Cuisine: International


This stylish restaurant serves up an array of conventional Thai dishes. Its menu covers some 200 items, ranging from typical rice dishes to stir-fried seafood and specialty fare such as spicy fried northern pork balls and signature ‘boat noodles’ – Ayutthaya-style beef noodle soup. The crimson wall and golden nameplate at the entrance might hint at a fine dining venue with a lofty price tag to match, but Nara is rather a laid-back place to enjoy a reasonably priced Thai meal. There’s also a small selection of house-special cocktails as well as local and imported wines to pair with your dishes.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Location: Eight Thonglor, Thonglor Soi 8
BTS: Thong Lo
Tel: +66 (0)2 713 8391

Nest Rooftop Bar

With cabanas set in sand, oversized daybeds to laze back on and an impressive cocktail list, Nest is one of the best bars in Bangkok in which to relax and chill out. This eighth floor rooftop bar lacks the views of some of Bangkok’s taller rooftop offerings, but the ambiance is unique here and offers a great alternative to the busier bars on Soi 11. The music is a mix of soul, funk and chilled beats which helps to keep everything cool and laidback. Read More...

Opening Hours: 18:00 -02:00
BTS: Nana
Address: Le Fenix Hotel, Sukhumvit Soi 11
Tel: +66 (0) 2 305 4000

New York

Voted time and time again as Bangkok’s best steakhouse, New York exudes the sort of atmosphere one might expect congressmen to talk business in. Dimly lit, with walnut walls and huge, leather armchairs the choice of iconic Manhattan images hanging on the walls adds to the Rockefeller vibe of the joint. The restaurant, located in the JW Marriott Bangkok is renowned for its imported prime beef and lobster, seasoned with a dash of old-school glamour. 

Opening Hours: 18:00-23:00 (last orders)
Address: JW Marriott Bangkok, 4 Sukhumvit Soi 2, Bangkok
Tel: +66 (0) 2656 7700
Cuisine: Steakhouse

Nobita Yakiniku

Carnivores rejoice! This casual eatery has a mountain load of meats to keep your stomach busy for hours on end. Enjoy all-you-can eat beef, steaks of salmon, river prawns, chicken, pork with zesty kimchi, grilled orinji mushrooms and crispy lettuce leaves – but please note: this all-you-can-eat extravaganza is limited to two hours each per diner. The interior décor is not much to look at, but the main focus here is on food and having a good time with friends. Things get really busy during lunchtime and peak hours, so make sure to call ahead to book your table.

Opening Hours: 11.00 – midnight
Location: LPN Tower (Basement), opposite GMM Tower on Asoke
Tel: +66 (0)2 664 0224-5
Cuisine: Meat and seafood BBQ buffet
Price Range: Affordable (price includes water and soft drinks)

Parata Diamond Gastro Bar and Gallery

Parata Diamond

Parata Diamond presents a new concept of chill lounging and dining. The executive chef, trained at one of the top culinary schools in the USA, delivers contemporary American cuisine, inspired by local fresh ingredients and prepared by French technique. The bold and flavourful dishes provide new creations to classy American choices with ingredients that will dance on your taste buds, topped off with a decadent presentation. Dine on the balcony, sip on our signature cocktail at the bar (The Parata Prae) or enjoy shisha on the couches on the patio all encompassed by the Moroccan themed atmosphere and décor.

Opening Hours: 17:00-1:00
Location: Ekamai Soi 24
Tel: +66 (0)2 711 5519, +66 (0)85 167 6489
Cuisine: Contemporary American

Phuket Town

This shop-house restaurant brings a slice of Phuket’s culinary and architectural heritage to Bangkok. The restaurant’s bright-yellow façade showcases Phuket’s signature Sino-Portuguese door archway, old wooden door panels and coloured glass windows. Inside, the life-sized wall mural depicting the perspective view of a Phuket street makes you feel like you are actually in Phuket Town.

While the ambiance is a plus, the food here really does shine. Pad sataw goong, kanom jeen nam ya poo and kua kling Phuket are among the must-try dishes. But be warned, though, as the southern Thai cuisine is very spicy. If you are not immune to chilis, dining at Phuket Town, while extremely palatable, will leave you in tears.

Opening Hours: 10:30 – 22:00
Location: Thonglor Soi 6
BTS: Thong Lo
Tel: +66 (0)2 714 9402

Purr Cat Cafe

The purr’fect place to escape the city and relax, this feline-themed lounge is one place where cats, not humans rule; from the puss-inspired balcony to the tasty kitty-shaped treats you get to eat. Around ten minutes walk from the BTS at Thong Lor on Sukhumvit Soi 53, Purr Cat Cafe is located on a quiet residential street in a small house, look out for the sign on the left hand side of the road. Read More...

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday: 11:00 - 22:00 and Saturday and Sunday 11:00 - 23:00
Address: Soi Sukhumvit 53 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand 10110
Tel: +66 2 108 3604

Quince Restaurant

Run by an ex-vegetarian who’s turned his hand to things meaty, Quince is nevertheless a restaurant that pleases carnivores and vegetarians, with quality offerings for both crowds. Using locally-sourced ingredients and keeping things simple, Australian chef Jess Barnes has created a great selection of international dishes showcasing the best of Thailand’s home-grown ingredients and adds a host of marvellous cocktails to wash it all down with. Read More...

Opening Hours: Daily 11:30 – 01:30
Location: Around ten minutes walk from Thong Lor Station, right at the entrance of soi 45.
BTS: Thong Lor
Address: Quince, Sukhumvit Soi 45, Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)2 662447


Rossano’s Tuscan-inspired interiors feel homey and cosy. The restaurant brings Italian fine-dining to Asoke, with a menu that features both classic Italian fare and regional specialties, showcasing the chef’s creative twists. Tuna Tartare and foie gras are delightful starters, while a wide range of homemade pastas are well executed. For lunch, the set menus offer good value. The wine cellar stocks only Italian wines, sold by the glass or bottle.

Opening Hours: 11:30-14:00, 18:00-23:00
Location: Soi 3 Sukhumvit 21
BTS: Asok
Tel: +66 (0)2 260 1861, +66 (0)2 661 7449
Cuisine: Italian


Rossini’s is an award-winning Italian restaurant offers a memorable culinary experience. The restaurant brings diners the passion, creativity and authentic taste of Italy with exquisite food and fine wines, the authentic décor of a Tuscan villa, and impeccable service. With its elegant setting – evoking a feel of a Tuscan villa – impeccable service, and an exceptional selection of wines to compliment the refined cuisine, dining at Rossini’s is always a memorable culinary experience. Read More...

Opening Hours: Lunch: 12.00 – 14.30 (Mon – Fri), Dinner: 18:30 - 22:30 (Daily)
BTS: Asoke
Address: The Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 250 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
Tel: 66) 02 6498364 or (66) 02 6498888
Cuisine: authentic Italian

Roast Coffee & Eatery

Roast takes coffee so seriously that one corner of the large dining room is cordoned off for the shiny black and gold roaster. Serving not only a great caffeine hit, but a delicious selection of comforting international dishes, this large and airy restaurant is just the place for a lazy brunch or a couple of glasses of wine with some tapas in the evening. Read More...

Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday 10:00 till 23:00, Friday 09:00 till 00:30, Saturday and Sunday 09:00 till 23:00
Location: Roast, 2/F, Seenspace, Thong Lor Soi 13, Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)2 1852866

Ruan Songnaree

At Ruan Songnaree Restaurant on Sukhumvit 33, each dish on their impressive menu is bursting with those big-hitting sweet, sour and spicy flavours which are all so synonymous with Thai cuisine. Just the way it should be. In the more touristy areas of Bangkok, you’ll often find that some places tend to hold back a bit when it comes to seasoning, in a somewhat misguided effort to appease foreign palates. However, at this modern yet authentic Thai restaurant, this is far from the case. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11.00am – midnight, 7-days a week
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 33 7/4-5, Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: +66 26622804

Sabai Jai Gai Yang

This Issan (the northeast region of Thailand) restaurant is a great location for a local dinner in an open air but under cover environment. Honestly, everything we ordered from their sizable menu was impressive, and with plenty of pictures, don’t worry if you’re not sure which dish is which – just point and smile!

Considering this restaurant has grilled chicken in their name (Gai Yang in Thai), obviously they are proud of this dish and it is highly recommended: juicy, tender, with a toasted chilli dip. Other options to try include grilled liver, larb pork salad and fresh papaya salad. Located on Ekkamai Road close to Soi 1, Sabai Jai Gai Yang also has karaoke rooms if you and your friends fancy singing a few numbers, as well as an indoor section with air conditioning and live bands on weekends.

What to Order: grilled chicken, papaya salad, larb pork (ไก่ย่าง / ส้มตำและ / ลาบหมู)

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 24:00
Address: Ekkamai Soi 1, Sukhumvit Road

Salads & More

This casual eatery is devoted to health food. Do it yourself salads and sandwiches dominate the menu, so you can create your own meal from a daily selection of vegetables, seeds, breads, meats, condiments and extra toppings. There’s also a standard menu, featuring grilled northern sausage salad, shrimp and black spaghetti salad, shoyu Thai-French beef salad, dory and almond salad as well as bagel sandwiches, Panini and tortilla wraps. Smoothies are yummy too.

Opening Hours: 7:00-20:00
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 21, inside an alley opposite Soi 3
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asok
Tel: +66 (0)2 664 3336
Cuisine: Salads, sandwiches

The Seafood Market and Restaurant

The Seafood Market and Restaurant in Bangkok, with its famous slogan “If it swims we have it”, is a well-known, long running and absolutely enormous seafood restaurant on Sukhumvit Soi 24. With around 50 chefs in their kitchen, seating available for up to 1,500 guests and a fun ‘choose your own produce’ dining concept, this really is one unique dining experience. 

You can find The Seafood Restaurant and Market a short walk from Phrom Phong BTS Station or Queen Sirikit MRT – right in the centre of the city - just two minutes walk from The Emporium Shopping Mall. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:30-23:30 Daily
Location: 89 Soi Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok (Turn left at the ‘If it swims we have it” neon sign)
Tel: +66 2 261 2072

Snapper New Zealand

Finding decent fish and chips in Bangkok was never an easy feat until Snapper opened on a small lane just off Sukhumvit Soi 11. At this bright and airy fisherman themed restaurant they serve a decent range of classics and sea food platters, making this the perfect place to go if you are looking for a taste of past summer vacations by the seaside. Read More...

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 17:00 to midnight and weekends 12:00 to midnight
BTS: Nana
Address: No. 1/20-22 Sukhumvit Soi 11 (located on a sub-soi 100 metres down Soi 11 on the left hand side)

Sole Mio Italian Restaurant

Sole Mio is an authentic Italian restaurant and pizzeria in the lively entertainment area of Thong Lor. Owned and operated by a team from Turin and Rome, this great value trattoria is one of those special finds that grows by word-of-mouth, and anyone looking for genuine Italian cuisine – cooked and prepared in time honoured traditions – should make Sole Mio their first stop. There is a welcoming atmosphere at Sole Mio and a rustic charm that suits their menu of tried and tested classics. Artwork and photographs displayed on terracotta brick follows the typical Italian style and outside diners can relax on a large terrace that is serviced by plenty of fans. Come for lunch and enjoy their set lunch offers starting from 295 baht, or visit of an evening to be wined and dined from the a la carte menu.

Opening Hours: 11:30 - 23:30
Location: Thong Lor soi 21
BTS: Thong Lor (a three minute taxi up Sukhumvit 55 is required)
Tel: +66 (0) 2185 2199

Soul Food Bangkok

It might seem controversial, but one of the best Thai restaurants in the city is run by an American. Soul Food Mahanakorn serves up popular regional dishes in the cosy wood-lined restaurant on Thong Lor, only five minutes’ walk from the BTS. If you are looking for a great evening with delicious food and no pretentions then this is the place to go.


Opening Hours: Sunday – Thursday from 17:30 to 23:00 and Friday and Saturday from 17:30 to 00:00
BTS: Thong Lor
Address: 56/10 Sukhumvit Soi Thonglor
Tel: +66 (0)2 7147708

Suda Pochana

This is one of the best places to eat Thai in Bangkok, offering an authentic dining experience, best reflected in the décor, menu and eye-wateringly reasonable prices. Don’t expect much from the décor; the main emphasis is on the food. The crab in curry powder comes highly recommended. Hidden down soi away from the hustle and bustle of Sukhumvit, most evenings an elephant will make an appearance. 

Opening Hours: 17:00-23:00
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 14
BTS: Asoke
Cuisine: Thai

Suk 11 Restaurant

Amongst the hustle and bustle of Sukumvit 11, down a small alleyway that leads back to the main street, you will find Suk 11, a higgledy-piggeldy but charming hostel that offers the best value night’s sleep around. If you aren’t lucky enough to be staying here, then we recommend popping into their delightful restaurant on the ground floor, which is spread out in and around the entrance to the hostel. It’s a fantastic place for a tasty, low-key Thai meal with a couple of beers before you head out to make the most of one of Bangkok’s best party streets. Read More...

Location: 1/13 Sukhumvit 11, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)2 253 5927

Sunday Brunch at Sofitel Sukhumvit

With gourmet ingredients sourced from across the globe, the ‘magnifique’ Sunday brunch at Sofitel Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel is an absolute treat for gastronomists and just the plain greedy alike. This four hour, all you can eat buffet runs from 12:00 to 16:00 every Sunday at Sofitel Sukhumvit, just minutes from Asok BTS Station. If you are in the mood for something extra special don’t hesitate to book a table here and experience the kind of menu that could make a lottery winner jealous. Read More...

Opening Hours: 12:00 – 16:00
Location: 189 Sukhumvit Road, between Soi 13 -15
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Nana/Asok
Price Range: Sunday brunch buffet with soft drinks: 2,250 baht. , Sunday brunch buffet unlimited free-flow champagne, wine and cocktails: THB 3,200 baht.

Supanniga Eating Room

Inspired by his grandmother recipes, the owner Eh opened Supanniga Eating Room, serving an appetizing range of traditional Thai dishes from both her hometown in Trat (by the east coast) and Khon Kaen (northeast) where the family is now based. With comfortable but chic decor, an outside terrace and some strong martinis, this restaurant on Thong Lor is worth a trip along the road to Soi 8. Read More...

BTS: Thong Lor
Address: Next to 'Ei8ht' shopping complex, 160/11 Sukhumvit Rd, Thong Lor
Tel: +66 (0)2 714 7508

The Great Kabab Factory Bangkok

The Great Kabab Factory in Bangkok, located on the ground floor of the Majestic Grande Hotel, has taken Indian fine dining to another level, offering an a la carte buffet of delicious kebabs served fresh from the tandoor oven to your table. For a set price of 1,100 baht for non-vegetarians and 1,000 baht for vegetarians (not including tax or service charge) The Great Kabab Factory also serves a range of authentic curries, Indian bread and exotic desserts as part of this great value deal. Read More...

Opening Hours: 18:00 - 23:00
BTS: Nana
Address: 12 Soi Sukhumvit 2
Tel: +66 (0) 2262 2999

The Sala Restaurant

With a relaxed poolside atmosphere set amongst tropical trees and dimmed lights, The Sala Restaurant in the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel is a blissful escape from Sukhumvit Road and hectic Bangkok city life. Their Barbeque under the Stars al fresco dining concept doesn’t run all year; instead, it is a seasonal event that takes place through the drier, cooler months – typically from December to March. Read More...

Opening Hours: 19:00 until 22:00
BTS: Asok
Address: 250 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
Price Range: 1,200++ baht

Terminal 21 Food Court

On the far side of the Golden Gate Bridge, just above the whirling dervishes of Istanbul you’ll find one of the tastiest – and certainly cleanest – food courts in Bangkok. Located on the fifth floor of this unique ‘one city, one floor’ lifestyle mall, Terminal 21 food court has an excellent cross-section of Thai cuisine, with Chinese, Indian and Western options too. Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Location: Sukhumvit Road (between Soi 19 and 21)
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asok (direct access via Skywalk)

Tsu & Nami Sunday Brunch

There is no better way to celebrate a lazy Sunday than treating yourself to one of the extravagant Sunday Brunches that are now so popular in Thaland. Bangkok has quite a choice of Sunday Brunches, but only one is a full-scale high quality Japanese: The Tsu and Nami at JW Marriott Bangkok on Sukhumvit Road. Tsu and Nami are actually two distinct Japanese restaurants in this luxurious hotel. Read More...

Opening Hours: Cool Sunday Brunch 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, Sundays - Weekdays: Lunch 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Location: JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, 4 Sukhumvit Road, Soi 2
BTS: Ploenchit
Tel: 66 (2) 6567709
Dress Code: Casual

Tuba Bar & Restaurant

What does a life-sized Yoda statue, a 19th Century diving helmet and Spiderman have in common… give up? They are all part of the furniture at Tuba, a bar and restaurant in Bangkok where nonconformity is a fashion statement. From the nude portraits on the walls to the vintage mismatching furniture, Tuba is like no other bar in Bangkok – or Thailand, for that matter. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 24:00 daily
BTS: Ekamai
Address: 34 Ekamai, Soi 21, Bangkok
Tel: +66 (0) 2 711 5500

V8 Diner

A blast from the past! This American-style diner transports you back to the 1950’s with its multi-coloured neon lights, shiny double doors, juke boxes and classic leather booths. The menu covers all the basics of American cuisine – homemade burgers, milk shakes, hot dogs, chilli fries, buffalo wings, beers, sundaes – plus all day breakfasts, pizzas, pastas and a selection of Thai dishes.

Opening Hours: 24 hours
Location: Sukhumvit Road, between Soi 12 and Times Square
BTS: Asok, Nana
Cuisine: American Diner

Xuan Mai

This two-storey shop-house restaurant claims to serve ‘the most authentic, interesting and delicious Vietnamese food in Bangkok’. Quite an ambitious statement to make, although not at all uncommon in Bangkok’s dining scene. With a beauty pageant-turned-FBI agent-turn-chef at the helm, Xuan Mai has got quite a story to tell. But what about the food? Besides Vietnamese mainstays, Xuan Mai's menu offers a number of speciality dishes, such as Vietnamese papaya salad (no, it's not som tam), grilled chicken with coconut and mung bean sticky rice as well as Saigon-style cold noodles. The food here has received more than a dozen ‘two thumbs up’ from local food critics, so Xuan Mai does live up to its bold claim.

Opening Hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00 (Tues-Thurs); 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 24:00 (Fri-Sun); Closed Mondays
Location: Thonglor Soi 17
Tel: +66 (0)2 185 2619
Price Range: Affordable


This hole-in-the-wall restaurant is popular among Asoke office workers, many Japanese expatriates. It has strong Japanese character, with hanging red lanterns out front and a stairwell greeting you upon entering. Until you make your way to the second floor will you find the sushi bar and a few tables. Continue up to the third floor for a bit more space. Hand-written menus in Japanese adorn the walls, a good indicator of authenticity. The multi-page lunch set menu covers all the popular dishes and a few special combos. Drinks include a range of imported sakes and beers.

Opening Hours: 11:30-14:00, 17:30-23:30
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 19 (about 50 metres in)
MRT: Sukhumvit
BTS: Asok
Tel: +66 (0)2 254 4399
Cuisine: Japanese

Vieng Joom On

Vieng Joom On is a famous Thai tea house from Chiang Mai, which opened on the ground floor Emporio Place on Sukhumvit Soi 24 in early 2012. They are well known for their blends of black, green and herbal teas and Thai inspired cakes and desserts. Although Emporio Place does not stand out particularly from the condos along Sukhumvit soi 24, you can’t miss Vieng Joom On Teahouse. Read More...

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
BTS: Phrom Pong
Address: 93/332, The Emporio Place, Sukhumvit Soi 24
Tel: +66 (0)2 1604342

Wattana Panich Restaurant

This old shop house on Ekkamai Road is easy to spot thanks to the absolutely enormous stewing pot at the entrance. Bubbling away all day are tender cubes of braised beef in rich gravy that keeps the meat tender and deliciously succulent, with added flavour coming from the use of Chinese herbs such as star anise, cinnamon and small goji berries. Certainly, Wattana Panich Restaurant is among the very best local restaurants in Bangkok, and the open faced shophouse is so typically Thai it could be used in a movie set. This beef is served with noodles, starting from 80 baht for regular or 100 baht for a large bowl, and there is also the option of even more tender goat meat starting from 200 baht.

As is the norm in most local Bangkok restaurants, Wattana Panich has a range of noodles to choose from, with large, flat ‘sen yai’, medium sized ‘sen lek’, or hair-thin ‘sen mee’ noodles. Everyone has a different preference so it’s really up to you to try them all and see which you like best.

What to Order: Beef noodles – the type of noodle is up to you! (ก๋วยเตี๋ยวเนื้อ)

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 20:00
Location: 336 Ekkamai Soi 18, Sukhumvit Road

Whale's Belly

Whale’s Belly is a restaurant that exceeds expectations. The playful name may suggest a gimmick, but the comfortable surroundings, friendly service and astonishing creative cuisine are a winning combination. Located on Sukhumvit Soi 39, the restaurant is open every day from 17:30 until 23:00. Taxi or car is the best way to get here. The kitchen is under the supervision of a young, visionary chef who trained in the seafood section of Le Normandie at Bangkok’s Mandarin Oriental. Read More...

Opening Hours: Every day from 17.30-23.00
Address: 39 Boulevard tower, 2nd floor, Sukhumvit Soi 39, Sukhumvit Road.
Tel: +66 (0)2 1600 333

WTF Café and Gallery

WTF Café and Gallery opened after four friends decided that Bangkok was lacking somewhere to eat, drink and be artistic. Its success is down to the relaxing atmosphere they have created - a lot of good things come from working with people you like. WTF has an innovative cocktail list and some tasty tapas comfort food – two more reasons it has become a firm favourite for both locals and visitors. It is a short five-minute walk from Thong Lor BTS on Sukhumvit soi 51 and a great place for drinks and dinner in an unpretentious setting. Read More...

Opening Hours: Restaurant/bar open Tuesday-Sunday 18:00 – 01:00 Gallery open 15:00 – 22:00
Location: Less than three minutes down Sukhumvit soi 51 on the left-hand side in a small alleyway
BTS: Thong Lor
Address: WTF Bangkok, 7 Soi Sukhumvit soi 51
Tel: +66 (0)2 626 6246

Xing Fu Restaurant

Xing Fu Chinese Restaurant in Bangkok offers a mix of traditional and inventive dim sum, meat and seafood dishes in a sophisticated and classically styled environment. Guests can expect decor reminiscent of China, with latticed screens, lanterns overhead and a red on cream decor, all of which add authenticity to a meal of freshly prepared – and award winning – delicacies. Xing Fu Chinese Restaurant is located on the eighth floor of the Lotus Hotel, only a few metres down Sukhumvit Soi 33, and walking distance from the BTS Skytrain at Phrom Phong. Read More...

Opening Hours: Lunch: 11:30 – 14:30, Dinner: 18:00 – 22:30
Location: 1 Soi Daengudom, Sukhumvit Soi 33
Tel: +66 (0) 2610 0111

Zanzibar Restaurant

The tropical ambience you experience when visiting Zanzibar feels more like a relaxed beachside location than in the busy metropolis of Bangkok. It is also perhaps the inclusion of pizza and pasta on the menu which lead to it often being called an Italian restaurant, but do not be fooled, this restaurant specialises in Thai fusion style cooking. Read More...

Opening Hours: 17:00-02:00 daily
BTS: Nana
Address: 139 Sukhumvit 11, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
Tel: 080-778-2250

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