Israeli in Banglamphu


One of Khao San’s longest-running Israeli restaurants, Shoshana resembles your grandparents’ living room right down to the tacky wall art and plastic placemats. Feel safe in ordering anything deep-fried – they do an…
Spanish in Thanon Sukhumvit

Tapas Café

Although it’s the least expensive of Bangkok’s Spanish joints, a visit to this friendly restaurant is in no way a compromise. Tasty tapas, refreshing sangria and a jazzy Latin vibe make Tapas Café a viable contender…
Lebanese in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini


This white-tableclother does tasty versions of all the Lebanese standards, plus quite a few dishes you’d never expect to see this far from Beirut. Lots of vegetarian options as well.
Italian in Thanon Sukhumvit

Bacco – Osteria da Sergio

The slightly cheesy interior of this osteria (Italian-style wine bar) serves as something of a cover for one of Bangkok’s better Italian menus. There’s an abundance of delicious antipasti, but the emphasis here is o…
Italian in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini


Zanotti has a well-deserved reputation for serving some of Bangkok’s best Italian dishes. But we also fancy the dark woods and framed paintings of the gentlemen’s-club-like dining room, not to mention the profession…
Italian in Thanon Sukhumvit

Pizza Romana Pala

Strategically located at the intersection of the BTS and MRT – perfect for that rush-hour snack – this place serves some of Bangkok’s best pies. Pizzas are sold by the slice and are made using almost exclusively imp…
Italian in Thanon Sukhumvit


Handmade pastas, slow-roasted meats and a carefully curated and relatively affordable wine list are the selling points of this restaurant serving Roman-style cuisine. Reservations recommended.
Italian in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

Pizza Massilia

Pizza in a parking lot? An unlikely destination – especially in increasingly image-conscious Bangkok – until you consider that the pies here are wood-fired by an Italian chef, and the tree-shaded parking has heaps o…
Italian in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini


Sensi is ostensibly an Italian restaurant, but we prefer to view it as one of Bangkok's better examples of contemporary dining. Expect high-quality imported ingredients and modern culinary techniques that complement…