• Top Restaurants in Bangkok

    Posted by Stephen Whitfield

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    Expats and travellers in Thailand rave about Bangkok's street food, but dining out in a city as awesome as Bangkok is also a great way to explore the diverse Thai culture and flavours. Though a simple but delicious meal of Pad Thai can cost as little as £1 from a food vendor at a night bazaar, eating out in the city is an experience in itself. For expats craving a taste of home in Bangkok, finding a local restaurant that serves familiar, comforting food is a top priority.

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    We put together a list of the most popular international restaurants in Bangkok among expats, tourists and of course Thais. 


    OPUS Wine Bar


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    The most popular Italian restaurant in town famous for its wine, simple food presentations and its cozy atmosphere. This cosmopolitan restaurant is situated in Bangkok's financial district, and remains a firm favourite since its opening in 2009. Offering the widest selection of Italian wines in Bangkok, OPUS brags a state of the art walk-in wine cellar which ensures that each bottle is perfectly maintained at the correct temperature and humidity - no easy task in Thailand's climate!

    Find them on Facebook.

    Address: 64 Pan Road, Silom, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

    Serves: Italian cuisine

    KU DE TA Izakaya Restaurant

    The word Izakaya means 'lively and a friendly' - which is precisely the concept of this sleek genuine Japanese restaurant in Bangkok. Stylish interiors, a beautiful view of Bangkok, impeccable ambiance, and a cosmopolitan crowd. You can find the best imported fish here along with some famous desserts, all washed down with quality Japanese beers. Eating here is an experience in itself.

    Find them on Facebook.

    Address: 98 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak | 39th floor, Sathorn Square Complex, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

    Serves: Japanese cuisine

    Nang Gin Kui - Bangkok Private Dining

    This warm restaurant is located in the oldest residential building in Bangkok's bustling Chinatown and offers unrivaled panoramic views of the Chao Praya river and temples. The 15 course dinner will take you to every country of Asia – it’s not only a dining experience but a multicultural, multi-sensory adventure. Sit at low tables and enjoy the taste of tradition.

     Find them on Facebook.

    Address: Charoen Krung Soi 20, Chinatown, Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand

    Serves: Asian and Fusion

    Papa's Kitchen, Bangkok


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    If you are a burger boy then this place is the best restaurant in Bangkok for you.  Their Facebook page is always updated with the goings on in their restaurant, whether that's a new pasta dish or the signature burger of the week to get you salivating.  It’s hard to find a full western style restaurant in Bangkok (even though there are many expats here), but Papa’s kitchen will definitely satisfy your cravings for Western comfort food.

     Find them on Facebook.

    Address: 1144/34 Soi Pattanakan 30 Pattanakan Road, SuanLuang, Bangkok 10250, Thailand

    Serves: Western Cuisines

    Seven Spoons

    Bangkok can be a tough place for vegetarians but this old town restaurant is a saviour. With specials such as tofu, spinach and sun dried tomato wraps, they have a huge menu for veggies and the cocktails are just awesome. Décor, ambiance and the service is all top notch at a reasonable price.

    Find them on Facebook.

    Address: Corner of Jor Por Ror (JPR) and Chakkrapatipong (22-24 Chakkrapatipong Road), Thailand

    Serves: Mediterranean and international cuisines

     Above Eleven (Rooftop Bar)


    In the center of the city on the 33rd floor of Fraser suites in Sukhumvit’s pulsating Soi 11, this is the pioneering Peruvian restaurant in Thailand. Part art installation, part restaurant, this dining experience is inspired by the world's urban landscaped parks - there is even a maze in the entrance area. Once you take in your surroundings, you can sample a cultural mixture of Peruvian Cuisine with that of Japanese Cuisine in Peru which produces a totally new cuisine called “Nikkei”.

     Find them on Facebook.

    Address: Sukhumvit Road Soi 11, Klong Toey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

    Serves: Japanese and Peruvian


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