Top Choice Shopping Centre in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit & Ratchathewi

Siam Square

This open-air shopping zone is ground zero for teenage culture in Bangkok. Pop music blares out of tinny speakers, and gangs of hipsters in various costumes ricochet between fast-food restaurants and closet-sized bo…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Banglamphu

Thanon Khao San Market

The main guesthouse strip in Banglamphu is a day-and-night shopping bazaar peddling all the backpacker 'essentials': foul-mouthed T-shirts, bootleg MP3s, hemp clothing, fake student ID cards, knock-off designer wear…
Top Choice Shopping Centre in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit & Ratchathewi

MBK Center

This colossal shopping mall underwent an extensive renovation in 2015 and is set to retain its role as one of Bangkok’s top attractions. On any given weekend half of Bangkok's residents (and most of its tourists) ca…
Shopping Centre in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit & Ratchathewi

Siam Paragon

Paragon epitomises the city’s fanaticism for the new, the excessive, and absurd slogans. The ‘peerless’ venue is the second-largest mall in Southeast Asia, sprawling over 500,000 sq metres, and is a showcase for lux…
Shopping Centre in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit & Ratchathewi

Gaysorn Plaza

A haute couture catwalk, Gaysorn has spiralling staircases, all-white halls and mouthfuls of top-name designers. The 2nd-floor ‘Thai Fashion Chic’ zone is a crash course in Bangkok's local fashion industry. Relative…
Food & Drinks in Banglamphu

Nittaya Thai Curry

Follow your nose: Nittaya is famous throughout Thailand for her pungent but high-quality curry pastes. Pick up a couple of takeaway canisters for prospective dinner parties or peruse the snack and gift sections, whe…
Books in Banglamphu

RimKhobFah Bookstore

The scholarly publications from the Fine Arts Department on Thai art and architecture are handily slim, so you don't have to commit too much suitcase space to accomodate them.
Jewellery in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

Lin Silvercraft

Lin might be a bit pricier than your average Bangkok silver shop but you know you're getting the genuine article. You can pick up classic pieces like silver chokers, thick bangles and custom-engraved cuff links.
Arts & Crafts in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

Thai Home Industries

A recent renovation has done away with the dust and clutter of this long-standing shop, housed in a temple-like building. But it's seemingly increased the scope of goods available, which includes attractive woven ba…
Antiques in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

House of Chao

This three-storey antique shop, appropriately located in an antique shophouse, has everything necessary to deck out your fantasy colonial-era mansion. Particularly interesting are the various weather-worn doors, doo…