Top Tables

Top Tables: Bangkok’s Best Restaurants

Indagare is always scouting for the newest best restaurants, classic spots and neighborhood gems that feel like a special find. Though the restaurant scene changes often, here is our current list of top tables in Bangkok, for any occasion.

Top Tables: Lunch

The Never Ending Summer


Housed in a remodeled warehouse on the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River, The Never Ending Summer serves up traditional yet unique Thai dishes, inspired by the owners’ favorite childhood meals. 41/5 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khlong San

Raan Jay Fai


Named for the owner who is known for her street food, people queue for hours at this one-Michelin-starred spot to taste the crab omelet and other specialties. Be prepared for long waits. 327 Maha Chai Rd, Samran Rat

Bangkok Trading Post

Siam Square

Set is a whimsical garden complete with greenery and a koi pond, this is a popular spot for breakfast and brunch and has afternoon tea. 59/1 Soi Sukhumvit 39, Khlong Tan Nuea


Siam Square

A short walk from both Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, this neighborhood eatery is bold in design and flavor, turning out elevated street food, plus homey classics like baskets of crispy chicken skin and sliced green mango in spicy fish sauce. 56 10 Thong Lo, Khlong Tan Nuea



Don’t let the alley location fool you. This trendy and young spot serves a fusion of authentic and modern Thai food crafted from local ingredients, as well as a list of signature cocktails. 14, 35 Charoen Krung Rd.

Thong Smith

Phahonyothin, Sukhumvit

Popular among locals, this noodle chain is known for its boat noodle soup. It works great as a casual lunch to mix in with more formal meals. Multiple Locations

Top Tables: Dinner

Supatra River House


A truly romantic venue at night, Supatra is located right across from the Grand Palace on the Chao Phraya and is a good spot to try staples like green-papaya or spicy-beef salad, green shrimp curry and tom yum goong. 266 Soi Wat Rakhang, Arun Amarin Road, Siriraj



The serene Thai restaurant at the Peninsula hotel is lit by torches and candles and has a wonderful location right by the Chao Phraya River. 333 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khlong Ton Sai

Supanniga Eating Room


Overlooking the riverfront and Wat Arun, this venture by Thanaruek Laoraowirodge (of Home Khon Kaen and Tatchai Nakapan) brings the home cooking of Northern Thailand to the public, using recipes that have been passed down generations. 392/25-26 Maharaj Rd

Mayrai PadThai Wine Bar


Dine on elevated pad thai, kaosoi and natural wines at this hidden spot—anything with wagyu is a must. 22 Tha Suphan Alley, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang


Yaowarat and Pahurat

This one-Michelin-starred fine dining institution serves Thai and Chinese cuisine in an old school Sino-Portuguese building. The tasting menu experience lasts around three hours and is paired with the chef’s storytelling. 422 Vanich Rd. Samphanthawong

Gaggan Anand


Michelin-adored celebrity chef Gaggan’s restaurant serves a 25-course meal—a journey of mouth-watering, progressive Indian cuisine full of fun, creativity and surprises. 68 Sukhumvit 31, Khlong Tan Nuea


Siam Square

The acclaimed fine-dining restaurant at the Ed Tuttle-designed Sukhothai serves up a stylish ambience (the restaurant is surrounded by lotus ponds) and consistently terrific Thai cuisine prepared with top ingredients. 13/3 S Sathon Rd, Thung Maha Mek

Blue Elephant


Part of the Blue Elephant group, a collection of Thai restaurants whose original outpost opened in 1980, Bangkok’s Blue Elephant is housed in a mansion, and the menu offers a modern twist on traditional Thai cuisine. 41 S Sathon Rd, Yan Nawa Sathon, Surasak

Côte by Mauro Colagreco


A taste of the Riviera in Bangkok, this one-Michelin-starred restaurant by chef Mauro Colagreco (of three-Michelin-starred Mirazur) is at the Capella Bangkok overlooking the river. 300/2 Charoen Krung Road, Yan Nawa

Top Tables: Quick Stops

Mae Varee

Siam Square

This takeout spot is just a window in the heart of Thong Lor, but it is famous for its mango sticky rice. The menu consists of different flavored and colored rices that are fun to try, such as a butterfly pea infused rice. 1 Thong Lo, Khlong Tan Nuea

Phed Mark

Siam Square

Founded by famous food blogger Mark Wien, this quick and casual spot specializes in the classic Thai dish pad ka prao: holy basil, chili, garlic and a choice of meat. 300 Sukhumvit Rd, Phra Khanong

Author’s Lounge


Cucumber sandwiches, homemade pastries and jams, cookies and sweet treats are served on three-tiered silver trays at the posh Author’s Lounge, but the warm and friendly staff prevents the ambience from turning stuffy. 48 Oriental Ave, Khwaeng Bang Rak

Explore our full list of recommended restaurants in the Thai capital. For help securing reservations at your top picks, contact Indagare or your trip designer.

Published onApril 4, 2024

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