Street Food in Chinatown

Nay Hong

The reward for locating this hole-in-the-wall is one of Bangkok's best fried noodle dishes – gŏo·ay đĕe·o kôo·a gài (flat rice noodles fried with garlic oil, chicken and egg). No English-language menu.There's no Eng…
International in Chinatown


Don't call it fusion; rather, 80/20 excels at taking and blending Thai and Western ingredients and dishes, arriving at something altogether unique. The often savoury-leaning desserts, overseen by a Japanese pastry c…
Street Food in Chinatown

Nay Lék Ûan

Nay Lék Ûan sells gŏo·ay jáp nám săi, an intensely peppery broth containing noodles and pork offal. No English-language menu.
Thai in Chinatown

Khun Yah Cuisine

Strategically located for a lunch break after visiting Wat Traimit (Golden Buddha), Khun Yah specialises in the full-flavoured curries, relishes, stir-fries and noodle dishes of central Thailand. Be sure to get here…
Street Food in Chinatown

Thanon Phadungdao Seafood Stalls

After sunset, these two opposing open-air restaurants – each of which claims to be the original – become a culinary train wreck of outdoor barbecues, screaming staff, iced seafood trays and messy pavement seating. T…
Chinese in Chinatown

Hoon Kuang

Serving the food of Chinatown's streets in air-con comfort is this low-key, long-standing staple. The must-eat dishes are pictured on the door, but it'd be a pity to miss the 'prawn curry flat rice noodle', a unique…
Indian in Chinatown

Royal India

Yes, we're aware that this hole-in-the-wall has been in every edition of our guide since the beginning, but after all these years it's still the most reliable place to eat in Bangkok's Little India. Try any of the d…
French in Chinatown

Fou de Joie

Dining at the retro Hong Kong–themed Fou de Joie is like being an extra in a Wong Kar-Wai film. Better yet, the French-style crêpes and cheese platters – not to mention the upstairs barbecue – are more than just set…
Street Food in Chinatown

Jék Pûi

Jék Pûi is a table-less stall known for its Chinese-style Thai curries. Try the gaang kěe·o wǎhn lôok chín þlah grai, a mild green curry with freshwater fish dumplings. No English-language menu.
Street Food in Chinatown

Mangkorn Khăo

Delicious wontons and, if your stomach can manage it, bà·mèe (Chinese-style wheat noodles), are the order of the day from this respected vendor. No English-language menu.