Restaurants

Top Choice Japanese in Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat)

Anego

Step through the dark-wood doors and into a cosy little spot that is popular with both Thais and expats. It has a huge menu of Japanese dishes (with the obligatory photographs) and one page of Italian pastas.
Top Choice Bakery in Phimai

Nom Neay Bakery & Coffee

It bills itself as a bakery, but this little place near the historical park entrance also does international and Thai food quite well. Brewed coffee and cakes are a speciality.
Thai in Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat)

Rabieng Kaew

This lovely spot has an antique-filled dining area and a leafy garden out the back. The furniture is rustic to the point of looking neglected, but it's not all about the atmosphere. The food, all big dishes meant to…
Thai in Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat)

Wat Boon Night Bazaar

This night market is less popular than Night Bazaar Korat, but it's the better choice for eating. Offers Thai as well as northeastern Thai (Isan) food.
in Khao Yai National Park

Narknava

Muslim and even Middle Eastern fare are unexpected cuisines in this neck of the woods, but Narknava is an established favourite for its infamous chicken biryani – infamous, because at 100B it’s superexpensive by Tha…
Thai in Khao Yai National Park

Rabiang Nam

The best part about this place, serving the regular Thai dishes, is the setting right over a small river. The feeling is good, which is surprising considering it's just off the Mitraphap Hwy. A great place to get aw…
in Khao Yai National Park

Khrua Khao Yai

This informal kitchen is enormously popular with Bangkokians because it serves an inspired repertoire of both Thai and fà·ràng dishes, including home-cured ham and marinated mushrooms that are so meat-like you’ll fi…
Vegan in Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat)

Ming Ter

There's little English at this homely vegan affair, but since it does mock-meat versions of Thai and Chinese standards, you can just order your favourites and the message will get through. Or just point to something…
in Khao Yai National Park

Dairy Home

If a weekend of intense jungle exploring or wine tasting has left you with a need for Western eats, stop by this organic dairy for a country breakfast of homemade sausages, farm-fresh eggs and good coffee.
Thai in Phimai

Rabiang Mai

This semi-fancy place is a tad on the pricey side, but the food (mostly Thai, plus some Isan and fa·ràng options) is quite good. It's also a bar and has live music of sorts.