Where to eat

Sky Bar at Sirocco, State Tower,

A romantic dinner cannot be any better, with the sun setting or starry sky and the evening lights adding to the heightened lovely atmosphere.  Is that vertigo or have you just had one too many martinis? You won’t know for sure at Sirocco, an open-air bar on the 64th floor of a skyscraper. “Ohh, what I can say here? It’s unbelievable and beautiful—I can see the whole of Bangkok City at night.” TripAdvisor Member, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Location: Sky Bar at Sirocco, State Tower, 1055 Silom Road,
Tel. 02 624 9555

Saphan Taksin station

Crepes & Co.,

Crêpes & Co. is your local ‘oasis’ providing a warm and peaceful atmosphere, in a homely setting. Plush sofas, wide selection of local and international reading material from our magazine rack, lofty space, tropical garden and terrace, all providing a welcoming and relaxing residential feel. At Crepes & Co., you’ll find “delicious crepes with savory and sweet fillings, as well as several Mediterranean and North African dishes.”—TripAdvisor Member

Location: Crepes & Co., 18/1 Sukhumvit Soi 12,
Tel: 02 653 3990

Asok station

Wine Connection Tapas Bar & Bistro

• Chic ambience in downtown BKK
• Full scale BAR with Live DJ every night
• Exclusive and large selections of wine & imported draft beer

Wine Connection’s first BAR in Bangkok ! @Sukhumvit 47

For reservation please call Tel: 02-261-7217

Prompong and Thonglor station

Too Fast Too Sleep

This new café opened earlier this year and immediately won over a crowd of uni students, freelancers and even office workers who need a change of surroundings. The large open space is perfect to get work done without feeling like you’re stuck at a desk.

Location: 754, Samyan Center, Rama 4 Rd.,

Tel: 086-577-8989. Open 24/7.

Samyan station

Baan Khun Mae

Known previously as Baan Khun Po, this delightfully Thai establishment has been around since 1998. It has achieved quite a reputable status over the years as a place that serves up conventional Thai dishes from all four regions of Thailand. The atmosphere, blending retro-style interior décor and old wooden furniture, transports you back some 50 years, when dining out was considered a rare luxury.

Location: Siam Square Soi 8   Tel: +66 (0)2 250 1953,
Tel: +66 (0)2 658 4112

Siam station

Mrs. Balbir's

Mrs. Balbir’s Indian Restaurant may have been around since 1975, but has never really resorted to advertising. In fact, word of mouth is their only virtue. The restaurant located in downtown Sukhumvit boasts a contemporary meets Indian ambience. Big glass vases filled with fresh chili, high ceilings and shiny cutlery may help to lure in passer bys, but the 5,000 regular customers swear that their only loyalty, is taste.

Location: 155/1-2 Sukhumvit 11/1 Bangkok, 10110.
Tel: 02-651-0498

Nana station

Chokchai Steakhouse

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.

Location: Prasanmit Plaza, Soi 2 Sukhumvit Soi 21

Tel: +66 (0)2 259 9596

Asok station

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.

Location: 1st Fl., Sukhumvit Plaza (Korean Town), Soi 12.

Tel: +66 (0)2 653 3815

Asok station

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.

Location: Thonglor Town Center, opposite Thonglor Soi 5
Tel: +66 (0)2 381 3274

Thonglor station

Parata Diamond Gastro Bar and Gallery

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.

Location: Ekamai Soi 24
Tel: +66 (0)2 711 5519, +66 (0)85 167 6489

Ekamai station