Where to Eat in Bangkok

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80/20

Bangkok, Thailand

Located in an Old Town hostel, the concept is 80 per cent local ingredients and 20 per cent imported, resulting in a creative Thai menu with an international edge. Call in advance for the tasting menu.

Address

1052-1054 Charoen Krung Road

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Haoma

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok’s first zero-waste fine-dining restaurant also features its own organic urban farm. Come here for European flavours and waste-free cocktails.

Address

231/3 Sukhumvit Road Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea Khet Watthana Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110

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Baannual

Bangkok, Thailand

Inside this ramshackle house lies a speakeasy restaurant featuring only two tables, a traditional home-style menu and oodles of charm.

Address

372 Samsen Road Soi 2 10200

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100 Mahaseth

Bangkok, Thailand

Nose-to-tail is the name of the game here – think rice noodles with pig brain mousse, fried pork belly with shrimp paste and Thai beef jerky cured in fish sauce – with punchy flavours that run the gamut of Southeast Asian cuisine.

Address

100 Maha Set Road Khwaeng Si Phraya Khet Bang Rak Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500

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Jua

Bangkok, Thailand

Grilled skewers and a lengthy sake menu draw in guests at this former gambling den (now an izakaya). Spend the evening in the downstairs terrazzo bar, or opt for the upstairs dining space for banana prawns smeared with durian butter, bacon-wrapped asparagus and kampot pepper chicken wings.

Address

672/49 Charoen Krung Road Khwaeng Bang Rak Khet Bang Rak Thep Maha Nakhon 10500

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One Ounce For Onion

Bangkok, Thailand

Headed by the chef Parkorn “Tan” Kosiyabong, who cut his teeth at the three-Michelin star Azurmendi, this is the place for unbeatable brunch and coffee options including grilled croissants with a side of spicy tomato dipping sauce, Thai pork sandwiches and barbecue bacon waffles. For heartier options try the latest branch at Chang Chui.

Address

19/12 Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea Khet Watthana Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110

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Jay Fai

Bangkok, Thailand

One of the few street vendors in the world to be awarded a Michelin star, Jay Fai’s shophouse in the Old Town serves up fluffy crab omelettes, yellow crab curries and seafood-loaded, wok-fried noodles.

Address

327 Maha Chai Road Khwaeng Samran Rat Khet Phra Nakhon Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200