Banyan Tree Spa
A combination of highly trained staff and high-tech facilities have provided this hotel spa with a glowing reputation. Come for...
Bangkok’s first luxury sauna remains extremely popular with visitors, many from neighbouring Singapore and Hong Kong. B&B-style...
Chinese Style Clock Tower
A Chinese-style clock tower in Lumphini Park.
An alarmingly short barrier at this rooftop bar is all that separates patrons from the street, 61 floors down. Located on top of the...
For those who love the sweet stuff, the Sukhothai Hotel offers a unique, almost entirely cocoa-based high tea.
ground fl, Metropolitan Hotel, 27 Th Sathon Tai/South · interesting places nearby
Australian chef-author David Thompson is the man behind one of Bangkok's – and if you believe the critics, the world's – best Thai restaurants. Using ancient cookbooks as his inspiration, Thompson has given new life to previously extinct dishes with exotic descriptions such as 'smoked fish curry with prawns, chicken livers, cockles, chillies and black pepper'.
Dinner is best approached via the multicourse set meal, while lunch means kà·nŏm jeen , thin rice noodles served with curries.
If you’re expecting bland, gentrified Thai food meant for foreigners, prepare to be disappointed. Reservations recommended.