Restaurants

Top Choice Vegetarian in Chiang Mai

Pun Pun

Tucked away at the back of Wat Suan Dok, this student-y cafe is a great place to sample Thai vegetarian food prepared using little-known herbs and vegetables and lots of healthy whole grains grown on its concept far…
Top Choice Northern Thai in Chiang Mai

Tong Tem Toh

Set in an old teak house, this trendy cafe serves deliciously authentic Northern Thai cuisine. The menu roams beyond the usual Thai standards to local specialities such as nám prík ong (chilli paste with vegetables …
Top Choice Southeast Asian in Chiang Mai

The Service 1921

The pan-Asian restaurant at the Anantara is elegance incarnate, with wait staff in full 1920s garb and interior decor resembling the secret offices of MI6 – appropriate as the gorgeous teak villa housing the restaur…
Top Choice Thai in Chiang Mai

Ginger & Kafe @ The House

Dining at the restaurant in the House boutique feels like eating in a posh Thai mansion, with antique furniture, soft sofas, fine china and lots of red velour. The Thai food is delish and lavishly presented, but wat…
Top Choice Japanese in Chiang Mai

Tengoku

Chiang Mai loves Japanese food, but Tengoku leaves everywhere else in town in the shade of Mt Fuji. This sleekly modern restaurant serves superior sushi, yummy yakitori, spectacular sukiyaki and wonderful wagyu stea…
Top Choice Northern Thai in Chiang Mai

Kao Soi Fueng Fah

The best of the Muslim-run kôw soy vendors along Halal St, with the choice of beef or chicken with your noodles in curry broth.
Top Choice Market in Chiang Mai

Talat Thanin

North of the old city off Th Chotana (Th Chang Pheuak), this market specialises in ready-to-eat gàp kôw meals, with a whole rear section jammed with vendors offering fish stews, curries, stir-fries and spicy condime…
Top Choice International in Chiang Mai

Riverside Bar & Restaurant

Almost everyone ends up at Riverside at some point in their Chiang Mai stay. Set in an old teak house, it feels like a boondocks reimagining of a Hard Rock Cafe, and bands play nightly until late. Stake out a claim …
Top Choice Thai in Chiang Mai

SP Chicken

Chiang Mai's best chicken emerges daily from the broilers at this tiny cafe near Wat Phra Singh. The menu runs to salads and soups, but most people just pick a half (80B) or whole (150B) chicken, and dip the moist m…
Top Choice Chinese in Chiang Mai

Kiat Ocha

This humble Chinese-style canteen is mobbed daily by locals who can't get enough of the house kôw man gài (Hainanese-style boiled chicken). Each plate comes with soup, chilli sauce and blood pudding and the menu als…