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WTF

Wonderful Thai Friendship (what did you think it stood for?) is a funky and friendly neighbourhood bar that also packs in a gallery space. Arty locals and resident foreigners come for the old-school cocktails, live …
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Tuba

Part storage room for over-the-top vintage furniture, part restaurant and part friendly local boozer; this quirky bar certainly doesn’t lack in diversity – nor fun. Indulge in a whole bottle (they’ll hold onto it fo…
Top Choice Live Music in Thanon Sukhumvit

The Living Room

Don’t let looks deceive you: every night this bland hotel lounge transforms into the city’s best venue for live jazz. True to the name, there’s comfy, sofa-based seating, all of it within earshot of the music. Enqui…
Top Choice Japanese in Thanon Sukhumvit

Ginzado

Make a reservation or queue for some really excellent yakitori (DIY grilled beef) not to mention a mean bibimbap (rice and toppings served in a sizzling stone bowl). Ginzado is located between Soi Thong Lor 3 and So…
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Studio Lam

Studio Lam is an extension of uberhip record label ZudRangMa, and boasts a Jamaican-style sound system custom-built for world and retro-Thai DJ sets and the occasional live show. For a night of dancing in Bangkok th…
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Q&A Bar

Imagine a mid-century modern dining car or airport lounge, and you're close to picturing the interior of Q&A. The short list of featured cocktails can appear to be a divergence from the classic vibe, but an old-…
Top Choice Italian in Thanon Sukhumvit

Appia

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 – for our baht, one of the best places in town fo…
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Soul Food Mahanakorn

This contemporary staple gets its interminable buzz from its dual nature as both an inviting restaurant – the menu spans tasty interpretations of rustic Thai dishes – and a bar serving deliciously boozy, Thai-influe…
Top Choice Thai in Thanon Sukhumvit

Sri Trat

This new restaurant specialises in the unique fare of Thailand's eastern provinces, Trat and Chanthaburi. What this means is lots of rich, slightly sweet, herbal flavours, fresh seafood and dishes you won't find any…
Top Choice Japanese in Thanon Sukhumvit

Jidori Cuisine Ken

This cosy Japanese restaurant does tasty tofu dishes, delicious salads and even excellent desserts; basically everything here is above average, but the highlight is the smoky, perfectly seasoned chicken skewers. Res…