Restaurants

Top Choice Thai in Kanchanaburi

Blue Rice

Masterful spice blends, a creative menu and peaceful river views make this one of the most irresistible restaurants in Kanchanaburi. The signature massaman curry is perfectly balanced, and the menu is packed with re…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Sangkhlaburi

Baan Unrak Bakery

This mostly vegan cafe, part of the nonprofit Baan Unrak organisation, is a crowd-pleaser for its meat-free pad thai, green curry and freshly baked pizzas, not to mention the homemade baked goods, from banana sponge…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Kanchanaburi

On's Thai-Issan

At this casual restaurant, vegetarian and vegan recipes borrow Isan flavours and reinvent classic Thai dishes from entirely plant-based ingredients, with other healthy flourishes such as brown rice. Banana flower sa…
Top Choice Cafe in Ayuthaya

Coffee Old City

Energise for a day of temple-hopping with shrimp rice soup and a caffeine hit at this friendly cafe. Wicker chairs, greenery, bare-brick feature walls and traditional Thai decorations establish a calming ambience. I…
Top Choice Thai in Ayuthaya

Sainam Pomphet

Spider crab – either steamed or whipped into fried rice – is the house speciality at this excellent riverside restaurant. Fish 'steamboat' dishes (in a simmering tureen) are immensely popular too. Those who aren't f…
Top Choice Thai in Ayuthaya

Malakor

Touristy but satisfying, Malakor has a big menu, a great cook whipping up catfish curry and pàd gàprow gài (chicken with basil), and a relaxing wooden hut to enjoy it in. You will need to be patient with the service…
Top Choice Thai in Kanchanaburi

Keeree Tara

This refined riverside eatery is ever so slightly upriver from the melee around the bridge. It serves upmarket Thai dishes from duck stuffed with lily to succulent catfish heaped with red curry. Still hungry? Choose…
Top Choice Thai in Sangkhlaburi

Toy's

Superb Isan-style dishes are served with a smile at Toy's. Offerings vary according to what's in season, but you can expect gài tôrt (crispy-coated fried chicken) and lâhp kôo·a (spicy, herb-speckled mincemeat salad…
Desserts in Kanchanaburi

Library Cafe

It's eye-wateringly expensive if you compare it to Kanchanaburi's markets, but a platter of bingsu (a Korean-style shaved ice dessert) served in Library Cafe's sultry surrounds is a guilty pleasure. The bingsu arriv…
Cafe in Thong Pha Phum

Crab Coffee

It's hard to miss the giant crab sculpture signalling this excellent roadside cafe, 1.5km north of Thong Pha Phum's market. The fun continues inside, with seating resembling paint cans within a greenhouse-like build…