“Central World” is a shopping center located at the heart of the city where both Thai and international visitors gather. It is one of the largest shopping centers in Southeast Asia boasting high-end stores and an abundance of alluring restaurants.
1.Kinhey By Greyhound Cafe
A quick & comfortable restaurant that serves a wide variety of Thai street food. Greyhound Cafe also serves Thai Izakaya style food and beverages.
A tea shop house for the health conscious, Ditto Tea only uses loose leaf tea leaves blended with fresh fruit to add a touch of pleasing fruit flavors and enabling you to get the natural sweetness from the fruit itself. Rest assured, Ditto Tea only serves the highest quality tea drinks.
No need to fly to Korea, Jame cheese is a famous Korean restaurant which opened a shop house in Bangkok. Their signature dish is the “Pork rib with cheese,” served in a hot pan. In addition, they have also adapted many dishes to cater to Thais.
4.Divana Signature Cafe
The newest café at Centralworld shopping center, Divana Signature Café is a tea café whose concept combines the natural aroma of flowers and the uniqueness of Thai fragrances. This café originated from
Divana, a popular brand of perfume and spa products. Divana serves many varieties of teas such as jasmine, orchid, lemongrass, ginger, rose, and mango. Enjoy them with Thai or Western style desserts.
A Thai hotpot restaurant that was inspired by the 4 styles of Thai soup representing each region of Thailand. Savor soups from the Northern, Northeastern, Central and Southern parts of Thailand. Spicy dipping sauces of each region are served with the soups.
Late night hangout places in Bangkok are the destinations for both Thai and foreigners. People come to chill out and absorb the ambience that is surrounded by great views and nice food. Relax in the nightlife and socialize with people all night long.
1.Sky on 20
Sky On 20 is located on the 26th floor of the Novotel hotel Bangkok on Sukhumvit 20. A rooftop bar where couples or friends can enjoy a special cocktail and other tasteful beverages. Moreover, you can enjoy the atmosphere and take in the night sky in the big city.
2.Roof 409 Bar & Bistro
A beautiful restaurant located on the 4th floor of the Mercury-ville building. Enjoy the style and ambience inside this French inspired restaurant. There are a variety of pleasing dishes with plenty of savory beverages for you to try. Suitable for hanging out with friends or your loved one.
3.Blue Sky Restaurant
Blue Sky rooftop bar and dining has been selected as one of fifteen bars which has the most fascinating views in the world. Surrounded by the scenery of the Bangkok night sky, this rooftop bar on the 24th floor of the Centara Grand hotel at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok serves a variety of foods and beverages.
4.River Vibe Restaurant & Bar
Enjoy the 360 degree view of Chao Phraya River, River Vibe restaurant and bar is located on the rooftop of the River View Guest House Hotel. Sample the Thai food and the many tasteful beverages.
This venue is located along the Chao Phraya River, 342 bar is located on the 5th floor of Baan Wanglang Riverside, Bangkok. Here you can relax yourself or chilling out with your friends. Moreover, you can take in the beautiful view of the Chao Phraya River at night.
When people talk about Thai food, there are plenty of dishes to sample. Each region has their own culture and way of life that is different and affects the way locals eat. In this way, locals have created their own local menu. Let’s see what kind of exotic dishes can be found in Thailand.
1.Khai Khaw (Balut)
Balut is a bird embryo that is boiled and has become a famous delicacy among people from Laos. This dish is quite rare in Thailand.
2.Kung Ten (Spicy fresh shrimp salad)
A fresh small shrimp mixed with seasoning and Thai herbs. The shrimp is eaten while it is still alive.
3.Malang Tod (Fried insects)
Fried insects are a popular snack and is high in protein. Moreover, this dish is very popular among teenagers and working people.
4.Labb Leud (Rare minced beef with herb and blood)
A local dish of the Northeastern region of Thailand, you should beware when eating this menu because it is made of rare beef and fresh cows blood mixed with herbs and Thai seasoning. But beware it’s good taste may cause you indigestion or other health issues.
5.Moak Huak (Grill tadpole with Thai herbs)
Huak is the Thai Northeastern word meaning “Tadpole”. Most people in the Northeastern region of Thailand mix the tadpoles with Thai herbs and spicy seasoning and then wrap it in a banana leaf and then grilled. This dish has high nutrients and is very popular among locals.
6.Pla Lai Tom Pred (Spicy eel soup)
A very flavorful dish, Spicy eel soup, is made by boiled eel and mixed with lime juice, fish sauce, chili and other seasonings. Many people are fascinated by its unusual taste.
7.Kai Ka Thi (A chicken with coconut milk)
The process of making this dish is quite different and is not as simple as its name implies. The process of making this dish is the same as making foie gras. First, the chicken is buried in the ground with just its head and neck above the ground. It is then fed with coconut for every meal. After the chicken has grown enough, it will be picked from the ground and then cooked.
When foreigners talk about fascinating foods, Thai dishes are a popular choice. There are many Thai dishes that make a great impression on foreign visitors. Let’s see which dish is ranked as the most famous Thai dish.
1.Sour prawn soup
2.Green Curry in coconut milk
6.Stir – fried Chinese Morning Glory
7.Spicy shrimp paste dip
8.Stir – fried rice noodle
9.Stir – fried noodle with soy sauce
10.Spicy papaya salad
The charm of Northeastern Thai food is the flavorful dishes ranging in taste from sour, sweet, salty and spicy. This makes Northeastern Thai or Isan food a popular food all over Thailand. Let’s see which menu should be the perfect dish for you!
1.Som Tum (Spicy Papaya Salad)
Som Tum or Spicy papaya salad is a main dish that is well – known to people in Thailand. This dish can be mixed with others ingredients to create a new dish such as spicy papaya salad with salted eggs, spicy papaya salad with fermented fish, spicy papaya salad with blue crab, or other ingredients such as spicy corn salad with fresh shrimp. Many more dishes can be substituted if you desire a stronger - flavored dish.
2.Larb (Spicy minced pork salad)
เมื่อพูดถึงเมนูอาหารอีสานนอกจากเมนูส้มตำ ก็ต้องเป็นเมนูลาบ กับเสน่ห์กลิ่นข้าวคั่วหอมๆ เคล้ากับเครื่องปรุง หอม พริก ใบสะระแน่ คลุกกับวัตถุดิบหลักอย่างเช่น หมู ไก่ เป็ด ปลาหมึก ปลาดุก และวุ้นเส้น จนกลายมาเป็นเมนูรสเลิศที่น่าลิ้มลองของภาคอีสาน
3.Nam Tok (Sliced grilled meat salad)
When talking about Isan food, in addition to spicy papaya salad, Larb or spicy minced pork salad is the second most popular dish because of its flavorful taste that matches the spiciness of the Thai people. Moreover, the combination of herbs and seasonings mixed with ground roasted rice powder makes this dish a well-loved national favorite.
4.(Tab Wan) Thai spicy liver salad
Thai spicy liver salad is another well – known Isan dish. The taste and great combination of ingredients of chili, ground roasted rice powder, spring onion, and peppermint leaves makes this dish memorable.
5.Soup Nor Mai (Spicy shredded bamboo-shoot salad)
A local favorite in the Northeastern region of Thailand, “Soup Nor Mai” or spicy shredded bamboo-shoot salad is a strong – flavored dish even for Thais.
6.Tom sab (Pork spare rib spicy soup)
A spicy soup with pork spare rib mixed with Thai seasoning and herbs, this dish legendary among Thais.
In Bangkok, there are many luxury restaurants with beautiful scenery, serving a variety of foods such as Thai food, fusion food and international food. The Bangkok Michelin Guide 2018 guarantees that you will receive a high quality of dishes made from fresh and exclusive ingredients.
1.J’AIME by Jean-Michel Lorain
2.Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin
เครดิตภาพ : Facebook Page Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin
This one star Michelin restaurant is situated in the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. This Thai – modern style restaurant represents the art of Thai food by using global cooking techniques combined with Thai ingredients to create the perfect blend of Thai and modern foods.
เครดิตภาพ : Facebook Page Le Normandie
Le Normandie, is a two star Michelin French restaurant located in the Oriental hotel surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Chao Phraya River. This is arguably one of the greatest restaurants in Bangkok in terms of the taste, beauty and ingredients of the food combined with the excellent service from staff.
5.Element The Okura Prestige Bangkok
เครดิตภาพ : Facebook Page Element The Okura Prestige Bangkok
Experience the perfect combination of Eastern and Western foods at Element, a fine dining restaurant that specializes in French and Japanese dishes. Open on the 25 th floor of The Okura Prestige Bangkok hotel by Antony Scholtmeyer, an executive chef of the hotel and the head chef of Element restaurant, he creates all the flavourful menu that is influenced by France and Japan.
เครดิตภาพ : Facebook Page Element Bo.lan
One of the fifty best restaurants in Asia as ranked by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy. This Thai premium restaurant has been opened for over 7 years by Duangbhorn Trongwitsawa and Dylan Jones, a couple who believe in the richness of Thai resources and the need to support the products of Thai farmers by
using those products as their main ingredients.
7.Ginza Sushi Ichi
เครดิตภาพ : Facebook Page Ginza Sushi Ichi
A premium sushi restaurant located at Erawan shopping center, Ginza Sushi Ichi’s main branch is located in Japan and received one Michelin star. Serving a variety of sushi dishes created by Masakazu Ishibashi, Head Chef with vast experience in sushi making.
8.L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon
เครดิตภาพ : Facebook Page L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon
A French restaurant on the 5 th floor of Mahanakorn Cube building, all the dishes at L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon are created by the highly skilled Chef Joël Robuchon.
A fine dining restaurant serving progressive Indian cuisine style. The experience shows off the development and creativity of Chef Gaggan Anand. Chef Anand has received the 1 st award of Asia’s 50 best restaurant for over 3 years.
เครดิตภาพ : Facebook Page Mezzaluna
The Mazzaluna restaurant located on the 65 th floor, the top floor of the Dome tower club at Le bua tower. Boasting stunning panoramic views of Bangkok at night, here enjoy the contemporary European-style food serving a 7 course dinner where you can savour the hidden sense of Japanese style by Ryaoki kawasai, Head Chef of the restaurant.