Dining in Bangkok
Bangkok is a world-renowned capital and major tourist destination, as such it has superb dining establishments to meet all tastes. From Michelin Star street food to the kitchens of 6* Hotels. All of can be easily found and reservation made.
Therefore, we intend to concentrate here on the less well known but still great eateries for you to visit.
As opposed to individual restaurants
These next suggestions are for specific areas for you to visit where you will find a plethora of eateries ideal for every taste and pocket.
Let’s start with Chinatown, which is known by locals as Yaowarat. Here you will find a massive assortment of grilled meats, noodle shops, Dim Sum, and every form of fried rice along with the traditional Chinese tea shops in which to relax. All at prices you will find it hard to believe but will please your bank manager.
Bangkok’s Little India, a great place to visit, renowned for its textile shops but also for a selection of varied curry houses serving absolutely delicious Indian Cuisine. It’s a delight to sit and watch the preparation of such tradition Indian items like naans along with roti’s and chapattis. All essential to eating real Indian food, whilst not as large or spread out as China town if you love curries you must visit little India.
Located just off of Sukhumvit road, close to the famous Bumrungrad International Hospital and the infamous Nana Plaza. Just as if visiting Beirut there is a variety of restaurants here, many open-fronted selling all those favorites such as Falafel, Shawarma, Hummus, Kebabs. This is a small enclave but not to be missed as it is easy to reach where you can sit and eat great Middle Eastern food whilst watching the Arab vendors bargaining for their goods.
Finally, Khlong Toei,
A diamond before it has been cut and polished. A little rough here and there but not dangerously so. Here you will find yourself among the real working class of Bangkok and benefit therefore from the prices, which will truly shock you for their value for money. As with so many street food sellers here you will be stunned by the quality and variety of so many traditional Thai dishes. This is where many expats will go to eat as they are aware of where they can find true value for money whilst sitting outside watching the world pass them by. You could even have a stroll around Bangkok’s largest wet market and admire the seafood on sale there.
In summary, if all the above has failed to tickle your taste buds Then you could always visit the ATM and head for Sathorn. Here you will find high class restaurants, many flaunting Michelin Stars with superb ambience and food presented as a feast for your eyes as well as your palate, True culinary treats worthy of the cost.