Thai in Northern Bangkok


The Thai-language sign in front of this restaurant boldly says rah·chah kôw mòk (King of Biryani) and Yusup indeed backs it up with flawless biryani, not to mention sour oxtail soup and decadent gaang mát·sà·màn ('M…
Thai in Northern Bangkok


Kaobahn means, roughly, home cooking, which is an accurate description of the no-frills-yet-full-flavoured central Thai dishes here. There's no English-language menu, but there's an iPad with images of the dishes, w…
Desserts in Northern Bangkok


In an attempt to describe the vibe of this uniquely bizarre dessert cafe, our source uttered the words 'a knight wearing a tiara'. Oddly enough this is a pretty accurate summary of Puritan, although the 16-plus chan…
Thai in Northern Bangkok

Khua Kling Pak Sod

Southern Thai is probably the country's spiciest regional cuisine, so if you're going to sweat over dinner, why not do so in white-tablecloth comfort. Recommended dishes include the eponymous khua kling, minced meat…
Thai in Northern Bangkok

Baan Pueng Chom

These days, it takes venturing to the burbs to find an old-school Thai restaurant like this. Ensconced in a watery jungle of a garden, Baan Pueng Chom has a fat, illustrated menu of typically full-flavoured, fragran…
Thai in Northern Bangkok


An incredibly popular Isan restaurant located in Bangkok's Chatuchak Weekend Market.
Thai in Northern Bangkok

Yang Gao Gorn

Located in a cosy home in a suburban-feeling street, Yang Gao Gorn does appropriately homestyle Thai dishes; think sweet/savoury salads, rich curries and spicy stir-fries. The offerings definitely aren't those of yo…
International in Northern Bangkok


The dishes here, which range from tater tots to 'tom-yum-kung fried rice', don't quite cut it for dinner. But approach them as bar snacks, especially when combined with Fatbird's great drinks, eclectic shophouse atm…
Tex-Mex in Northern Bangkok

Casa Azul

A short menu of Tex-Mex staples, a huge list of imported microbrews and a fun atmosphere (check the Facebook page for theme nights) make up this place that can't seem to decide if it's a restaurant or bar.
Vegetarian in Northern Bangkok


Upscale-ish Thai- and Italian-style veggie eats can be found at this long-standing restaurant, which also has its own vegetable market and organic farm.